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Carib Sands Calm Beach Pool Dock Snorkel Dive

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Breakfast on the balcony is a lovely way to start the day at Bracaway! Watch the sunrise, enjoy your coffee. Perhaps a few frigate birds and boobies will be soaring by. Located on the south side lagoon, this condo has exceptional swimming and snorkeling..... or you can just lie in the sun on the beach or by the pool. The lagoon is sheltered from the waves and surf which may limit water activities in other areas during periods of rough seas. A large double deck dock (the only one on the island) is located on the property. We recommend a night snorkel trip under the dock for an exciting adventure! Across the road in front is an old mangrove pond where some interesting waterfowl can be seen. The owners live on the island and will be happy to furnish information about snorkeling and diving sites, caves, back wood trails and hikes, etc. Breakaway from the ordinary..... Bracaway offers true peace and tranquility not found in those over-crowded vacation spots. NEW! For those of you who can’t break away totally, there is now individual dedicated WIFI for this unit!!

Keywords: apartment, flat, waterfront, oceanview,

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Bonnie Scott Edwards
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2018

About Bonnie Scott Edwards

Bonnie and Gene will share their knowledge of Cayman Brac nature with you. Bonnie has been named Conservationist of the Year for the Cayman Islands and is a member of the Sister Islands Rock Iguana Species Management Team. Gene is knowledgeable about caves, trails and the geology of the island. They both are active in Turtle Patrol and wildlife rescue. They can also arrange a free nature tour for you.

They live here on the island year-round and will meet you at the airport, help you rent a car, take you grocery shopping and help you make arrangements for the things you want to do.

Bonnie Scott Edwards purchased this condo in 1999

Why Bonnie Scott Edwards chose West End

Love it here on the lagoon where the water is calm enough to swim or snorkel 350 days out of the year. Walking distance to restaurants, bars, entertainment, scuba, bird sanctuary. Cayman Brac is the friendliest island in the Caribbean and almost crime-free.

What makes this condo unique

Private WIFI. Private double-decker dock, beautiful pool, calm water, close enough to walk to the two American-European cuisine restaurants on the island and one native bar/restaurant, choice of two first class diving facilities almost next door, pick-up available from dock, shore diving also.


West End Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub and shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Owners live on island and will arrange tours and activities. Owner holds the Cayman Islands Conservationist of the Year 2012-2013 Award. We can arrange a complimentary nature tour guide


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Carib Sands Calm Beach Pool Dock Snorkel Dive
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

Our 2nd Time to Bracaway

  • 5 of 5

We have been to the island 4 times, twice now staying at Bracaway. We find this condo to be a perfect location, great price, and fully equipped to supply us everything we needed. The pool, the grounds, the other guests and residents, all make for a lovely vacation. It is quiet, but still offers the chance to socialize with others. The dock offers a beautiful location to enjoy the sea breeze and relax in a hammock. The pool is always perfectly maintained. The grounds are kept very clean. The apartment is clean, there is nice new furniture, and all the amenities I need are at hand. We would highly recommend renting this unit for your vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo with Amazing Dock

  • 5 of 5

Condo was wonderful. It's one of the best places on the island to stay. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip and will be back. The dock was like an actual aquarium. Each night at sunset we'd walk out with a drink and watch the 7 tarpon, 2 nurse sharks, stingrays, and lots of little colorful fish take laps around the dock. It was amazing!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming to the Brac and for staying at our condo. It was lovely to meet you and we hope you'll be back soon Bonnie and Gene
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A Great Vacation

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time! A beautiful pool and the sea right outside with a two-tiered dock extending into the sea! You can snorkel right around close or go to other excellent places around the island. If you don't want to fix your own meal there are some good places to eat in the area. And..... the owner was as near as the phone to answer any questions.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful paradise

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful apartment is a cool retreat after a day in the water and the sun. The price is right, the owners friendly and we look forward to coming back next year - even sooner if we can,

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Carib Sands 221 for 5 nights March 23-28, 2017. To start with we flew into Grand Cayman then a got on a puddle jumper for a 20-minute flight to Cayman Brac. Bonnie (the owner) met us at the airport where we picked up our rental car from B&S Car Rental. The car rental experience was the easiest I ever experienced, the agent met us at the airport, completed the paper work in the parking lot; she told us when we leave to fill it up with gas, park it at back at the airport and leave the keys on the floor. A bit different, we did that and it all worked out great; we will rent from them again. Anyway, Bonnie and her husband escorted us to the condo which took about 5 minutes; along the way they pointed out grocery and liquor stores.

The online photos of the condo are very accurate and all we needed was food and liquid refreshments. The condo was reasonably priced, clean, comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay. The view is beautiful, the pool was pretty much ours the entire time. You can go to the dock and watch the sunrise and travel 5 minutes west down the road and watch the sunset. There were many Tarpons that lived under the dock that were fun to watch and it was relaxing to lay in the hammock at the dock with a nice breeze.

We picked this unit because there is a barrier reef 100 yards from shore so that we could snorkel without being beat up by the waves. We are not divers and only wanted to relax, snorkel and explore the island. Bonnie arranged a free tour for us the next morning from the tourism department that lasted a couple of hours and it was very informative, we tipped them…it was there day off.

There is NOT a bad place to eat on the island, the restaurants always seem to be empty but they are busy because most people there call in takeout orders.

We did not go there for the night life and do not really know if there is any on the island. It is just a beautiful place to relax and there are chickens everywhere on the road, lol. We spent our mornings and evenings on the patio, explored, pool time, snorkel and just relaxed. It is NOT a commercial place with shops everywhere we struggled to find a souvenir shop, funny, finally found a tiny shop next to the grocery that is close to the airport.

Sorry for the late review, I thought that I had already posted it. We loved our stay there and would return.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed meeting the two of you so much. Please come back! Bonnie and Gene
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Great stay on Cayman Brac

  • 5 of 5

Right from the start Bonnie and Gene made our stay wonderful. They picked us up at the airport, took us to the grocery and liquor stores and helped us get settled in. Bonnie responded quickly to all our emailed questions and arranged a delightful island tour for us. The condo is clean and comfortable with everything one needs. The pool is very nice and the dock is a great place to watch the eagle rays, stingrays, shark and tarpon. Cayman Brac is laid back with good restaurants and plenty of places to go snorkeling and exploring. Thanks again to Bonnie and Gene for helping us have a memorable week

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so nice to meet you, and I'm glad you loved the Brac. Hoping you'll be back soon!
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Charles Kirkconnell Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Captain's Table
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Captain's Table
Nearest Beach
On the beach!
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $45

Payments may be made by Paypal or by personal check. Deposit is due when reservation is made. Balance is due thirty days in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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