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Secluded Oceanfront Home with Sand Beach and Swimming Pool

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 6 adults and 4 children sharing with parents

The homes are situated on 2 1/2 acres with over 500' of white sandy beach and sheltered, private, in ground, swimming pool, shared between the two houses. There is a four bedroom house and a one bedroom house. There is nice privacy between the two houses. The property is ideal for those who wish to relax in a hammock in the shade of a cabana, or those who wish to dive the wall a short distance from shore. Locals claim this is the best beach for shelling, strolling and watching the sunset over Little Cayman. We are the last property on the end of the island. Convenience and tranquility make this truly a destination for the romantic and adventurous. We are equipped for scuba divers, with rinse and drying stations. Our water is town water and perfectly safe for drinking and cooking. A 50' x10' covered porch beckons for a cold beer or a Pina Colada while overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the sunset over Little Cayman. If you are so inclined you can split a coconut, have a hermit crab race or stroll through our paths carved among the Sea Grapes. This peace of heaven is ready for rent. We are close to the major resorts and restaurants if you need a 'neon' fix and far enough away that you can play Castaway. Bring your ipod as we can doc your favourite reggae tunes. Hands up, baby hands up......You will enjoy your stay and you will not want to leave.

Our beach is the turtle nesting beach on Cayman Brac. June through November turtles can be observed in the evening scooping out the sand preparing for their egg laying. Check out the tropicalrunaway website to see a photo of a giant green sea turtle on our beach. We also have nesting Loggerhead and Hawksbill sea turtles. Other resident wildlife on the island that are fun to observe are the nesting Brown Boobies on the bluff in March and April and the large Iguanas that live down the road year round.

The master bedroom has an extremely comfortable king bed and a single bed. There is an ensuite and a walk in closet. The other upstairs bedroom has an extremely comfortable queen bed and a single bed/daybed. There is an ensuite and a walk in closet. Comfortable beds are a top priority for us. The two bedrooms downstairs share a bathroom. One has a queen bed, same outstanding quality and the other a queen that is slightly firmer for those that prefer that type of bed. No tossing and turning all night because of a hard or lumpy bed! The house is ideal for 3 couples to share, or 3 couples with young children. It also suits 2 couples with 2 to 4 older children (the kids can share the lower level bedrooms and bathroom). I recommend larger groups consider reserving the entire property for their group. Groups of 8 adults will really enjoy being able to spread out between the 2 houses and having access to 2 kitchens/fridges.

The kitchen is well equipped.

Keywords: Beach House, Private, Convenient, Sand Beach, Easy Water Access, Well Equipped

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

Why The Owner chose Cayman Brac

We enjoy the safety, friendliness and diving on the best diving destination in the Caribbean

What makes this villa unique

We are so close to amenities and still very private.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful private property on a small, quiet island. Secluded sandy beachfront. Good amenities including kayaks, snorkeling gear, extra towels, furniture on all decks and beach front with 2 cabanas. Near beach dive sites, dive shop and grocery store. Owners very helpful in arranging trip and facilitating vacation rental. Well stocked kitchen. Entire house, indoors, out and beachfront was made to allow easy family/friends interactions, yet afforded privacy if desired. Main house and smaller 1 BR home on property.
Dec 2013
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Amenities

West End Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) Pillow top bed., Queen size Beds (3) Pillow top beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) one single in each of the upstairs bedrooms., Baby Cribs (1) A playpen that can be used as a bed for a baby at the parents discretion.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Rinse tank for maintaining dive/snorkel gear, kayaks, outdoor fresh water shower.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Secluded Oceanfront Home with Sand Beach and Swimming Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews
5

Wonderful holiday at Tropical Runaway on Cayman Brac

  • 5 of 5

Two couples had a wonderful holiday March 4 - 11 at Ray and Karen Zaremba's Tropical Runaway on Cayman Brac. We rented a car with B and S and toured the island; stopping to explore caves, hike, visit the museum, snorkel and try various restaurants. Due to some injuries incurred before our trip, we snorkeled instead of diving and saw a wonderful array of vibrant fish at Scott's Pier. The house has incredible landscaping and we spent every afternoon lounging by the new pool. There was so much room to prepare meals in the renovated, large kitchen and then we ate outside relaxing on the beautiful covered porch. Mornings were spent walking on the beach collecting shells and getting fresh eggs from the friendly chickens in the chicken coop to prepare for breakfast. There are a number of large bedrooms - ours had a comfy king bed and each bedroom came with its own ensuite. We met wonderful neighbours and ate many meals at Star Island and Tipsy Turtle. We would recommend shopping at Kirkconnels. Altogether a great, relaxing week in a fabulous guest home with incredible views!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is so helpful to me, as it gives perspective guests ideas of what they can do around the property and even further afield around the island. It is so informative and very well composed.
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Decatur, IL USA
5

AWESOME!

  • 5 of 5

Spent 2 weeks again this spring at this awesome get-a-way. If you like, peacefulness, quiet & private, this is the place. And as a bonus, fresh eggs for breakfast every day from the on site chickens! We love it here! Snorkeling right out back if you be careful getting past the breakers, but we went several times with the dive boats at Reef Divers. Came back very rested and "sun burned" - don't forget to wear your sun screen😎�

Nancy & Bill, Decatur IL

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you returned to stay again this year and hope we can host another stay next year. I really appreciate you taking the time to review the property so future guests understand that the house is well maintained and guests enjoy themselves so much on our little piece of paradise that they are willing to use their valuable vacation time and hard earned dollars to return for another stay at TROPICAL RUNaWAY. Thanks for review, sorry to hear about the over exposure to the sun. Next year hide out in the cabanas more and use all that sunscreen I have at the house.
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5

A PERFECT WEEK FOR FOUR AT TROPICAL RUNaWAY

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect at TROPICALRUNaWAY - The beautiful grounds reflected the loving care which maintained them. The kitchen had everything we needed, the beds were comfortable and there was always a place with a breeze on the large open porch where we could sit together and talk. Our favorite spot was "the Playground" which was a shelter with hammocks and benches near the water which was protected from the wind but gave the impression of being almost in the ocean. The kayaks and snorkeling equipment were easy to use and the swimming pool provided a welcome relief from the heat on hot days. We highly recommend this quiet secluded place.

The Andrews family

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tropical seclusion & breathtaking views!

  • 5 of 5

Our family group of 8 spent a wonderful week at Tropical Runaway in late February 2017. The views are great & sunsets spectacular! Both houses are well equipped, well thought out and were both clean & ready to go upon our arrival. We enjoyed amazing snorkeling, swimming, stargazing & nature watching during our stay. The caretaker Sandra is a sweetheart & my wife even arranged for her to cook us a Caribbean style dinner one night - delicious! Getting to the Brac may not be the easiest thing depending on where you're traveling from, but once you get here you may not want to leave.

A welcome retreat from the gray, cold Midwest winter.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and share the highlights of your week with possible future guests on my behalf. It is so valuable to me to have your feedback and it certainly helps future guests understand that the property and the houses are well maintained. It really is a perfect set up for a group like yours to get together and share some time and create special memories. Your review and the time you took to wrote it are much appreciated.
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Fairfield, CT
5

Beyond Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Just returned home to snowy Connecticut from perhaps the most beautiful home in Cayman Brac. The property is artistic expertise combined with the best elements of nature in a relaxing combination of my favorite things. Sunshine, sandy beach, turquoise sea, amazing landscaping, flowering trees (even an orchid growing on a seagrape tree!) surrounding a refreshing pool. From the moment we arrived at this stunning property, I felt calm and peaceful, and left my everyday stress behind. The kitchen is state-of-the art and flows into a comfortable great room. On either side of this central space are immaculate, well-appointed master suites with comfy pillow-top beds and extra beds tucked in the corners if you bring the children/grandchildren. With two additional bedrooms and a third bath with washer/dryer downstairs, there is room for everyone. With outdoor showers, its a breeze to rinse off the sand before entering the beautiful tiled floors of the wrap-around breezy deck with spectacular ocean views. We gathered eggs from the friendly chickens every morning and appreciated the well-stocked kitchen where we cooked almost every meal. There's even an outdoor grill and a pizza oven, not to mention the dive equipment rinsing station that we used daily! The caretakers, Mr. & Mrs. Clark, are attentive but not intrusive - one day when we lost water for a few hours, they were quick to come, investigate, and fix the problem. You can see the artistic touches of owners Karen and Ray throughout - from fabulous paintings to the meandering garden paths with artistic surprises around every bend, to breezy sea-related decor in every room. We have rented other homes in Cayman Brac but will never choose to stay anywhere other than Tropical RunaWay when we return. My husband and I are bee keepers and we saw signs that Ray and Karen may be bringing honey bees to this idyllic location - I hope they do, because it will add another unique feature to this amazing property. I hesitated to write this review because I would like to keep this fabulous find a secret, so there will be availability for me to book again for next year! Ray & Karen, thanks for sharing your tropical paradise with us!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fabulous review. You are correct, Ray is working hard to try and bring the first honey bees in 50 years to the island. He has become a certified bee keeper and is working with the local agriculture department to bring some bees from Grand Cayman. He feels they will help the local backyard farmers tremendously. I appreciate you sharing your observations about the comfortable beds, a new updated kitchen, and that we are continuously improving and upgrading the property. Mr. and Mrs. Clarke are an invaluable part of our team. I appreciate your well written and thoughtful review.
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5

Cayman Brac at its Best!

  • 5 of 5

My brother and sisters and I have been vacationing on Cayman Brac for over 30 years. Tropical Runway was the perfect spot for our family gathering, and we give it our highest recommendation as a fantastic place to enjoy your island stay. We stayed in the “Loggerhead House” and the accommodations were the best we have experienced on the island – complete with a newly renovated full kitchen, comfortable living room area, large bedrooms, beachfront access, solar powered AC, purified water, wi-fi, and a grocery store just a short bike ride away. The house had every amenity we could wish for and we made good use of the kayaks, snorkeling equipment and bike. The grounds are beautifully maintained with an eye toward sustainability and natural flora/fauna. The private sandy beach was a favorite of ours, as were the views of the aqua water from the master bedroom and villa balconies, the pristine rainwater-filled swimming pool, the conch shell lined paths, the coconut palms, hammocks, and a hen house nestled in the forest. Tropical Runway owners Ray and Karen were gracious hosts who shared with us their local knowledge (e.g., where to buy the best fish) and brought us freshly laid eggs daily. We all agreed that we enjoyed our time at Tropical Runaway more than even the pictures had led us to believe we would, and we have already made plans to return soon!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure meeting your family and hearing about your long connection to Brac and the coincidence of your family's involvement of Faith Hospital, and my family's use of the hospital. Thank you for taking the time you took to fill out your thoughtful review. I always say you're only as good as your last good review, so your praise and description of the property are much appreciated and hopefully we can continue to meet and surpass your expectations on your next trip to Brac.
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
CYB
Nearest Barpub
1.25 Miles
Baracudas
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Take Out -'Snack Shack'
Nearest Beach
In front of the house
Car: recommended

Diving and snorkeling right from the beach in front of the house. Water shoes recommended, some sizes available on site. Occasional currents, checking conditions is recommended.

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Rates & Availability

West End Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday Season
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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