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Property Details

Updated: Apr 9, 2015
Detached ocean view villa with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths

Cayman Retreat is a detached family home - one of 10 similar properties that forms 'East End Paradise Villas'. From almost every room there are spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea, calming sea breezes and ocean sounds all add to the tranquil sensory delights. A mere 30 steps leads you to a quiet (usually deserted) sandy beach - a beachcombers dream. The calm, reef protected, shallow waters is perfect for snorkeling (keep your eyes open for stingrays and turtles). The less adventurous can relax in or around the 5 cascading pools to the sound of rustling palm tress and falling water.

The Villa is on two levels with; 3 bedrooms (two upstairs with queen size beds and one downstairs with two twin beds). Each bedroom has it's own bathroom, the master bath has a large jacuzzi tub. There is a sleeper sofa in the living room and a further half bathroom.

The kitchen is fully equipped and finished to a high standard with stove, dishwasher, fridge freezer and microwave.There is a laundry room with a washer and drier.

There is ample parking and a spacious private patio and balcony.

Cayman Retreat is located in the East End of Grand Cayman approximately a 30 minute drive from the airport and George Town. This part of the island is truly beautiful, the real Caribbean just as you imagine it to be with great beaches and many local spots to enjoy. It is more relaxed than the popular tourist destination of 7 mile beach and only a short drive from great spots such as Rum Point and Kaibo. Compass Point, a premier dive resort, is 5 minutes away, Queen Elizabeth Botanic Park, the Mastic Trail (a great guided walk through the interior of the island) and several great restaurants and grocery stores are all within a 10 minute drive. East End is the real Caribbean in every sense, unspoiled deserted beaches, friendly local people, fewer tourists and a chance to kick back and enjoy life as it is supposed to be lived.

Grand Cayman is one of the top scuba diving destinations in the world but has much more to offer if you are not a diver. Enjoy being right there in the water with the stingrays at Stingray city, take a trip underwater in the Atlantis submarine, try kite boarding or take an island tour in a helicopter, this is just a tiny sample of the many attractions that make Grand Cayman one of the most popular vacation spots in the Caribbean. It is a wealthy island with great shopping, healthcare and education. It is safe with a very low crime rate and driving is easy with a good choice of rental car companies.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are a mature, professional couple who simply love the Carribean lifestyle. We moved to Grand Cayman 4 years ago and purchased 'Cayman Retreat' as our second property, we enjoy occasional weekends in the house and also rent it out as a vacation property. We enjoy golf (there are 2 courses in Grand Cayman), good food and wine (there are many great restaurants on the island) and simply relaxing on any one of the many spectacular beaches Grand Cayman has to offer. Because we live on island we are able to offer a personal service and we will endeavor to make your stay as perfect as we possibly can. If you arrive on a Sunday and the grocery stores are closed, or if you just want to kick right in to relaxation mode, no problem, just send us a grocery list ahead of time and we will have it all waiting for you.

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22 Reviews

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Ocean View Villa offering peace and tranquility.
- 345 925 6904
West Bay Grand Cayman

Beautiful, convenient location

  • 5 of 5
My husband, our adult children, with spouses, and our young daughter stayed at Paradise Villas. On arrival we found a Rum Cake waiting for us! It was DELICIOUS!! The owners were easy to work with. The Villa was spacious with room for all, without feeling cramped, (mind you our sons are former semi-pro, pro football players) the outside patio area, adds to the feeling of space. We thought the location ideal, as the are Villas situated in between Rum Point, and Georgetown, which allowed us access to the entire island, without feeling the driving to be too much, on any given adventure. Thank you Kerry and George! We appreciate you sharing your space with our family!!
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Ocean View Villa offering peace and tranquility.
- 345 925 6904
West Bay Grand Cayman

Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I took our adult children on a week long vacation this year in place of Christmas presents. I would highly recommend this villa, it worked perfect for our family. My husband and I had our own bedroom and bathroom. My daughter and son in law had their own bed and bath and my son the same. The villa was clean and we visited every side of the island. They also had beach chairs, beach chairs and a cooler and snorkel gear to use. Some of the other Villa's are not kept up very well out by the pool area. Loved our stay here!!!!
  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting a review Tammi. So glad you all had a good time and enjoyed the villa and that it worked out well for you and your family. Also, thank you for taking such good care of it, very much appreciated.
Ocean View Villa offering peace and tranquility.
- 345 925 6904
West Bay Grand Cayman

Exactly What We Needed

  • 5 of 5
While our little family group has traveled extensively, this was our first time renting a vacation home so we were slightly apprehensive. As it turned out, we had absolutely nothing to fear and this vacation will rank among our best ever. The villa and surrounding property was exactly as described online and Kerry was always quick to respond to my questions before and during the stay.

Our group consisted of seven adults and the villa accommodated us easily. The floor plan is very spacious and we never felt crowded for space. The rooms were clean, the kitchen well appointed, the beds were comfortable, and the pool area was well maintained. Very much like any resort we've ever visited, but so much quieter and private. Some of the best restaurants on the island are nearby, there’s a small grocery store, liquor store and ATM not far down the road, and there’s also a great dive shop very close if you’re planning a few boat dives.

For those with the need to stay connected to the world (like myself), the Wi-Fi Internet connection was available throughout the house and the connection was reasonably fast. The satellite TV worked great as well and allowed my college-football-crazed family to keep up with our favorite teams.

I must admit that the drive into George Town felt a little longer than it had the last time we visited the island, but I’m going to attribute this to my familiarity with the area and slightly heavier traffic due to the celebration of Pirate Week. We also spent a lot of time doing shore dives on this trip, which meant a lot of driving to the west end. However…the diving was spectacular and worth every minute on the road and then some.

The only surprise we encountered was the incredible thoughtfulness of Kerry and Frank as they provided a delicious Rum Cake sitting on the kitchen counter when we arrived, with a note wishing my wife and I happy anniversary. I had mentioned to Kerry months earlier that we were looking forward to celebrating our anniversary on the island since that’s where our wedding took place, but we certainly hadn't expected her to remember the occasion. This act of kindness was the perfect start to a beautiful week in the sun.

Thank you Kerry and Frank for being gracious hosts and for providing this amazing Cayman Retreat for ship- and resort-weary travelers such as ourselves. It was a breath of fresh air and left us relaxed and renewed as we headed back to the reality of work and responsibility.
  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Bill and family, thank you for such a detailed, thoughtful review. It warms my heart to read that our little attempts at making you feel welcome did not go unnoticed. We always have slight reservations heading to the villa after guests have left (we had one set of very disrespectful guests a couple of years ago who left windows open, AC running full blast, had smoked inside etc, etc. hence the now in place damage deposit and electricity allowance) but this time we were in for a treat. The villa looked like our cleaning staff had already been! Thank you so much for being wonderful guests and leaving the villa just as you found it. Happy Thanksgiving and thanks again.
Ocean View Villa offering peace and tranquility.
- 345 925 6904
West Bay Grand Cayman
Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Perfect vacation spot.

  • 5 of 5
Cayman Retreat was just perfect for our family! We have been to Grand Cayman many times before but this was the first time we spent time in the East End and we loved every minute. The villa is spacious, spotlessly clean and very well equipped with everything you could need. The beds are comfortable with good quality linens, loved the huge Jacuzzi tub in the master bath and there was high speed internet and cable TV for the times we just wanted to hang out and relax at home. It truly felt like a home from home. The owners were attentive and easily contactable to answer the couple of questions we had, very nice people who went the extra mile to provide the things we needed for the baby. The beach while not the best for swimming was the best on the island for shells and we loved the solitude and quiet away from the busier 7 mile beach area. Also liked that we were an easy drive from either Rum Point or George Town. The pool area by the villa was very quiet, we had it to ourselves most days and the villa had a nice selection of pool toys and floaties. We will certainly be back!
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are happy you all had a good time, such a lovely family, please come back soon!
Ocean View Villa offering peace and tranquility.
- 345 925 6904
West Bay Grand Cayman

Property Has Issues

  • 2 of 5
This property is for sale which may account for the problems we encountered. First, the owners could not be reached for questions by email after renting because my emails went to their junk folder. The owners never contacted us while at the property and we did not receive a welcome gift. The only 'gifts' we received was the brown water that ran into the tub in the master bedroom and a dryer that took an extremely long time to dry clothes. The pool area was not lit after dark and leaves were plentiful in the pools. The pool area and pools needed major cleaning. On our third day, I called the owners about these problems and a man did clean the pools but did not repair the lighting. In order to get the water and dryer problems fixed, I was told I needed to be there when a repairman came to do the work. I chose not to spend my vacation time waiting on a repairman so the problems were not fixed while we were there. As far as 'no hidden fees'? The renter is allowed $25 worth of electricity a day and a charge is added at checkout if you exceed that amount. I do not recommend this property! I do recommend the island. The people are friendly and the water and weather is outstanding! Rum Point was my favorite spot. As they say on the island......relax, you're on cayman time :)
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This response is directed to future guests not the guest that posted the review. This is recommended practice by VRBO. We feel saddened that these guests were not satisfied and will address each concern. The property is no longer listed, the for sale signs have simply not yet been removed by the agent. We received 10 emails from this guest and had one telephone conversation before arrival, all emails were answered and none to my knowledge went to our junk mail. The welcome gift was handmade local soaps for each guest and a selection of beverages; this gift varies with each reservation. The main concern was the brown water and the tumble drier, for this we apologize profusely but the circumstances require some clarification. A voice message was left by the guests at 10.30pm; we returned the call before 8am the following day. We asked when they would be home because we make it a practice to never enter our villa without the guests being there. This is for security reasons and also out of respect, our villa is your home for the duration of the rental period. This was explained in full and the guests requested that we attend with repairmen between 3pm and 4pm that same day. Although a rental car was in the driveway no one appeared to be home and we did not enter the property. We called the guests from the property; there were 3 further calls and 2 emails with no response. The blocked tumble drier vent was cleared from the outside. The brown water from the jets in the Jacuzzi tub is common if the tub has not been used for some time. We did not in the past make it a practice to fill the tub and switch on the jets between guests but we will certainly do that now. The leaves in the pool are somewhat inevitable with the surrounding lush tropical vegetation; they are cleaned regularly but not several times a day as they might be in a hotel. A pole and net is available. We were unaware of the lighting problem and grateful to be told, we have reported this to the management company. There are no hidden fees! The electricity allowance is clearly stated in the rental contract and is viewed and accepted by the guests upon booking with VRBO. Only one set of guests have exceeded this in over 2 years, it is simply to encourage sustainability. We only wish that these guests had responded to our attempts to contact them while in the villa, these problems could then have been addressed in full before their vacation ended. We are however glad they enjoyed our beautiful island.
Ocean View Villa offering peace and tranquility.
- 345 925 6904
West Bay Grand Cayman

Beautiful Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5
Cayman Retreat truly was a wonderful place to stay! I think my 5 year old God Daughter said it best when we stepped out of the villa to head for the airport: "I'm going to miss this world!" I traveled with a group of 7 adults, 1 child and a baby and the villa accommodated us beautiful. The owner, Kerry, was kind and courteous. She checked in with us while were at the Villa and provided a pack and play for the baby and a small bed for the 5 year old. The kitchen had everything you could ever want, and the three bathrooms made our lives so much easier. The pool was huge and it felt like we practically had it to ourselves. We especially liked that the kids could hang out in the smaller pool while the "swimmers" could be in the deeper pool and yet, we were not cut off from each other. We spent quite a few nights taking late night dips. The closet even had a few beach balls and donuts for the kids to use in the pool and an umbrella that we took with us to 7-mile beach.

The beach just outside the villa is not the best and we didn't spend any time there outside of taking a few pictures and watching the sun rise. Definitely go to Rum Point and 7-mile for a great beach experience.

The villa is located at East End which is further away from GeorgeTown and 7 Mile Beach, but it isn't so far away to be a problem. I would say by car you're a 30-40 minutes away from either location. Rum Point also has a beautiful beach and great restaurants just off the beach area. You can also catch Red Sails Boating there to go out and see the Stingrays which is a must! The snorkeling and walking with the Stingrays was well worth the money and an experience I will NEVER forget. If you go, try to take a waterproof camera or get a Waterproof case for your phone so you can take pictures. There are also options to go out there on boats where they take professional pictures but at the time we didn't know what to expect so we skipped it.

If you're staying here please try the food at Tukka! It was by far our favorite restaurant during our stay (aside from the local places off the beaches). We actually went there to watch the world cup, which was a lot of fun.

Overall, this was a WONDERFUL experience! Please have no reservations about the villa or the owners! this was truly a restful and memorable vacation!

If we every decide the head back to the Cayman, I would not hesitate to stay at Cayman Retreat again.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review and also for your very kind comments, it was a pleasure to host you and your party and we are glad you enjoyed the villa and the beautiful East End of the island.


From the Owner

This part of the island is truly beautiful, the real Caribbean just as you imagine it to be with great beaches and many local spots to enjoy. The beaches are unspoiled and usually deserted, the local people are friendly and there are fewer tourists. This is a chance to kick back and enjoy life as it is supposed to be lived.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : George Town at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : Hideaway Beach Bar at 0.5 Miles Nearest Golf : Britannia Golf Course at 25 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Tukka at 2.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Directly Opposite at 20 Metres Car: recommended

Cayman Retreat is perfectly placed to access the Mastic Trail, Rum Point, Botanic Park, Kaibo and the wonderful East End beaches and dive sites.


From $300 Per night

Rental rates

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Holiday Season
Dec 7 2015 - Jan 4 2016
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 5 2016 - Mar 7 2016
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $500

Rates may be negotiatable, please contact us and ask. Price covers all, no hidden extra's.
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From the Owner

Cayman Retreat is calming to the senses in every way. Wake up in the morning and see the ocean without even getting out of bed, listen to the sounds of the waves or the waterfalls that form part of the cascading pools and enjoy the fact that there are water views from every room. Leave the windows open in the winter months when air conditioning is not necessary and enjoy the wonderful breezes the property attracts, breathe in the scents of the sea. The villa feels relaxed and is soothing to the senses, the interior is contemporary Caribbean, the colors are that of the seashore, aqua, coral, blue and green with local art work adding to the ambiance.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...


  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • 3.5


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Convertible bed(s)
  • Queen size Beds (2) Master and guest bedroom on 1st floor., Twin or Single Beds (2) Main floor bedroom, Child Beds (1) Extra fold up bed if required., Baby Cribs (1) Linens and gentle laundry detergent provided, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper sofa in living area.


  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs


  • Guests provide their own meals

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