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Cayman Villas Reservations

Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

Your Private, East End Mini-Resort on Grand Cayman

3 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

East End Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8

Tuck into your own private mini-resort at Shellen, a 3-bedroom (plus sleeper sofa), 2-bath villa poised at the edge of the rocky, dramatic Caribbean coastline. Amenities include an ocean-view outdoor deck with pool, a sunken hot tub, and plenty of lounge chairs under tall palm trees. Not to mention the private snorkelling and wading beach, easily accessed from your own stairway.

Shellen is totally secluded, with no neighbours and, on clear nights, an unpolluted sky full of stars. In the evening, this northwest-facing villa is afforded spectacular sunset views. Stir a tropical cocktail, settle into the hot tub, and watch the sun sink into the sapphire waters of the Caribbean. Then watch the sun be replaced by the twinkle of a million stars.

Cathedral windows in the living area and dining sunroom reveal big views of the sea and sky. A more formal dining room seats 6 in comforts that will carry your meal long into the evening. When bedtime arrives, sleeping arrangements include a king-sized bedroom, two queen-sized bedrooms, and a sofa bed in the private den, which sleeps two more for a total of 8 people. A fully-equipped kitchen waits for you to cook breakfast for your group… there’s a full-service grocery store just 3 minutes away by car, or head to one of the restaurants in the same area.

The natural beachfront just beyond Shellen Villa may not be ideal for sunbathing because of its rocks and pebbles, but it more than makes up for it by offering some truly exceptional, warm-water snorkelling and wading. Catch some sun on one of the deck’s lounge chairs then head down to the beach for a dip.

Best of all, Shellen Villa fits a family-sized budget—so you can enjoy all the top-notch amenities of a (private!) Caribbean resort, without stressing over the price tag.

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Cayman Villas Reservations (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

About Cayman Villas Reservations

Welcome to Cayman Villas in the beautiful Cayman Islands! Cayman Villas is the premier on-island exclusive booking agency for this villa. We represent this privately owned beachfront home located in the quiet East End area just 50 minutes from the airport. This fully equipped home is regularly visited to ensure it is in tip top condition for your stay. Call or email us today with any questions you have, we will be happy to help

Why Cayman Villas Reservations chose Cayman Islands

When booking this property you can feel secure in the knowledge that you are booking through an

on-island company called Cayman Villas that has been in business in Grand Cayman for 40 years. All of our properties are licensed and inspected by The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism which is a legal requirement.

Upon booking we will provide you with a confirmation of your booking with all the details of your booking and the property. Your confirmation will also have details as to where you are to collect your key package which will be dependent on your flight arrival time. In your key package you will have a map, turn by turn instructions and two sets of keys for your convenience.

What makes this villa unique

This villa offers you your own personal property manager that is on-call to you 24/7 and an emergency contact at Cayman Villas. Cayman Villas can also assist with any concierge information or questions about the island. Our office is conveniently located just 200 yards from the airport so feel free to pop in for a friendly chat or browse our concierge stand for more information on what to do during your vacation.

Reviews

4
based on 3 traveler reviews

Your Private, East End Mini-Resort on Grand Cayman
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews
Lake Butler, Florida, USA
5

Had a Blast!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had the privilege of spending at week at Shellen. What a beautiful home! The beds were comfortable, the kitchen amazingly well equipped, and the outdoor spaces were perfect. The snorkeling right off of the house was amazing! I would love to stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Joyce, Thank you so much for your review, and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Shellen in East End. It is a great location and the snorkelling is fabulous, so very pleased you were able to enjoy a great holiday at this property. We look forward to having you back with us very soon! All the best, Juliet Cumber-Forget Business Manager Cayman Villas
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England
4

A nice retreat

  • 4 of 5

There are many things we liked about Shellen, spacious, quiet, good layout of the rooms, good Kitchen facilities plenty of Hot water, Nice comfortable beds. Not quite a beach below but a great place to snorkel & you can stand up even when far out from the shore line. It is also close to a sandy beach resort with Shops & restaurants not far away. The downside for us was even though we were here for 16 days no pool Cleaner (The pool was quite dirty) the jacuzzi was a nice touch but also not very clean. There was also no maid service throughout our stay so no clean towels unless we did them ourselves (Which we did soap powder etc is provided) The wi fi reception is poor with less than 2 mb so impossible to do much on this & the cable Tv has very limited channels for evening entertainment so best read a book. During our stay we never meet of saw any representative for the rental agents although they did ring us to check everything okay & when we left we then handed the keys back to the Avis car rental for where we picked them up. No Welcome greeting from the agent so overall poor service there. we were a party of 5 I you would be pushed to have 8 stay. Overall a nice retreat but limited on basic things. PS app only works if you have an american phone.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Not quite a retreat

  • 3 of 5

We arrived on the 20th and we were quite disappointed in this property. Yes the beach is rocky to say the least. It is not possible to stroll down the "beach". Upon arrival the "infinity pool" (not) was slime green. We we told it would be fixed shortly but not quite what you expect. Unfortunately the breeze seems to be blocked by the trees when the wind came form the East. The property managers were very good about finding another place to stay which we did the next day. A hint for the owner, clear out some rocks and make a nice little area with sand and an umbrella or two. That would make up for the rocky beach. The house itself is nice and no complaints on it. It is very private and thats what we were looking for. However it just didn't work due to the issues.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback on this villa! We were truly sorry for the pool issue and were glad we could provide another unit for you to stay in [not ideal to have to move but workable]. The beach quality varies widely depending upon seasons, tides, currents and storms and so to create a man-made beach would be an exercise in futility. The description of the beach plainly states that its not ideal for sunbathing but provides access to go wading or snorkeling along the reef. Shellen is affordably priced, does provide privacy and when the pool is working correctly [machinery exposed to the elements can fail suddenly and sourcing parts/labour on a Caribbean island can take time]...a great place to lounge, swim and watch the sea! Glad you could enjoy the rest of your trip and we look forward to having you back to Cayman Villas next time!
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Map

There are a few restaurants in the East End area and a water-sports operator located on Rum Point Beach, but it is generally a much quieter experience. This area is about 50 minutes drive from the airport, car hire is recommended if you choose to stay in this area.

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Rates & Availability

Notes

  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

  • TAXES AND FEES EXTRA
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  • RATES ARE BASED ON A 4 PERSON OCCUPANCY
  • ADDTIONAL PERSONS INCUR A FEE OF $35.00 PER PERSON PER NIGHT.
  • EXCEPT DURING PEAK SEASON
  • MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY IS 8
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Amenities

East End Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Q Sleep Sofa in Den (1)
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Notes:
This condo is licensed by the Dept of Tourism. It has passed inspections from the Tourism, Fire, Health & Environment Departments so you can feel assured that this property meets the high standards of all three departments and is a legally licensed property.

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