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"The Tides End" Oceanfront Villa, 2 Masters, Pool ***winter dates available***

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

VRBO Bear stayed here

We found this property to be beary special

About the property

3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Come discover this oceanfront, beautifully appointed, vacation retreat located in quiet and scenic Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands. Located only a short 30 minute flight from Grand Cayman, this new home offers stunning oceanfront vistas with all of the comforts that will make your stay memorable for both you and your family.

The open concept floor plan allows for breathtaking views and endless entertainment options. The main room includes a fully-equipped kitchen, dining and living areas. Overlooking the ocean are two master king bed suites each with their own tiled baths. A third bedroom has a queen bed and offers views of palms and other tropical foliage. Separate pantry and laundry rooms provide ample storage and a full sized washer and dryer for your convenience.

The pool and beach area are a kids (or adults) paradise. Enjoy the large pool and related water and beach activities or relax in the spill-over unheated Jacuzzi with the calming sounds of the rolling surf. The outdoor gas grill offers a spot to cook your day's catch and there is ample seating to dine outdoors. Solar shades provide relief from the sun and you can also relax in the comfortable hammock nestled among the palms.

Indoors, kids and adults alike will find numerous entertainment options from board games to a selection of favorite movies on our media server. An Xbox One system provides gaming, Netflix and music on the main 65" 4K curved screen. US TV service is available via a DishAnywhere app on our media computer. All three bedrooms have 40" LED TVs with Netflix and Blu-ray players. High speed connectivity with WiFi will keep you busy downloading and playing games on your computer or staying in touch with work if you need to.

Rain or shine, activities on the island abound. Cayman Brac is a world-renowned diving destination. Dive and snorkel right off our beach or take in a number of marked shore dive sites around the island. Boat excursions are also available for diving, snorkeling and fishing. Use our kayak to explore the shoreline. The island also offers hiking and rock climbing opportunities with many caves to explore. Cayman Brac is a unique, friendly and tranquil destination, for those who want to experience real Cayman culture with its safe, uncrowded natural beauty and without giving up quality and amenities that one experiences at home.

You will be in good hands with our local partner, Derwin, who will greet you at the airport, provide you an introduction to our home and will be available should any need arise during your stay. Along with a wealth of local knowledge, he can also provide charter fishing, snorkeling, or boating services and can even take you on a trip to Little Cayman to explore its tranquil reefs and beaches.

We built our home with our own use in mind and did not compromise on design, furnishings or amenities. We are sure you will enjoy it too. Please see the reviews for our other property located on the Oregon Coast, VRBO listing 353854.

More Details

Owner
Markus Kuhn
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Markus Kuhn

Markus and Jennifer are hardworking (probably overworked!) high tech professionals who immensely enjoy outdoor activities and all the beautiful natural attributes that Cayman Brac offers. After purchasing a beachfront home on the Oregon coast, they came to Cayman Brac on a whim during a Caribbean vacation, and fell in love with the island. They immediately purchased a beachfront lot and began building a tropical oceanfront vacation home which has become a second dream fulfilled. They can now enjoy two completely complementary homes, one in the colder and wilder American northwest, and another in the tranquil beauty of Cayman Brac.

Markus Kuhn purchased this villa in 2015

Why Markus Kuhn chose Cayman Brac

Cayman Brac is the perfect island paradise for families and those couples who want a more relaxed, 'get away from it all' type of atmosphere without leaving civilization behind. It offers natural beauty with abundant outdoor land and water activities. Our property is centrally located, private and oceanfront.

What makes this villa unique

Located at the end of a private cul-de-sac, our home is located directly on the beach with spectacular ocean activity and sunsets. It was designed for entertaining, both indoors and out. The large pool, spa, deck and beach areas provide ample activities for kids and adults, truly a place to get away from it all. Two master suites provide additional comfort for traveling couples or extended families. We want to provide the same opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of Cayman Brac which attracted us to this island. We built our home for our own use and did not compromise on design, furnishings or amenities. We are sure you will enjoy it too. Please see the reviews for our other property located on the Oregon Coast, VRBO listing 353854.

Amenities

Stake Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • East Master Suite - toilet , shower
    West Master Suite - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • East Master Suite - 1 king
    West Master Suite - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Other (see notes) - 1 queen , Queen air mattress and bedding
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
Notes:
All linens and towels are provided. Starter supply of bathroom/cleaning products provided. Just bring your food and toothbrush......

Reviews

Enjoy this oceanfront villa complete with pool, jacuzzi & million dollar views!

VRBO Bear stayed here

May 14, 2016

What an incredible vacation! We spent 6 beautiful days at Tides End and did not want to leave. Everything from the million dollar views to the well- appointed furnishings made this a trip to remember. The view, tranquility and peace of this place are amazing. The villa was well stocked and even better than the photos. We spent most of our time in the pool and Jacuzzi and enjoyed the breath taking sunsets each night. We were greeted each morning by an abundance of sunshine and warm weather that enticed us to enjoy our morning coffee on the patio. Afternoons were spent exploring the island and all it had to offer. We thoroughly enjoyed cooking each meal on the gas grill and serving dinner at the large dining tables inside and out. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the property manager, Derwin who waited patiently while we picked up our rental car and escorted us to the villa. He provided a full tour of the home and all the amenities that were offered such as bikes, kayak and a tutorial on working the high end electronics. He was also kind enough to take us out on his boat for a bit of fishing. While we did not have any luck catching fish, it was still an unforgettable experience. Thank you, Marcus and Jennifer for allowing us the chance to enjoy this little piece of paradise!

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"The Tides End" Oceanfront Villa, 2 Masters, Pool ***winter dates available***
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Beyond Compare

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at The Tides End villa for a fabulous two weeks. Many villa sites will state that they are five star, but this one truly is. We had all the amenities we could think of and more. The pool is fabulous, the Jacuzzi is great to just sit in and read while taking in the fantastic view. There is nothing better than waking up, well rested on comfy beds (real King sized beds not 2 twins), and look out the window and gazing upon a picture-perfect Caribbean scene with tropical trees overlooking a beautiful blue sea. The view is amazing!!

We enjoyed every aspect of the property, including a very well stocked media library along with a great home entertainment system. Everything about the place is very well thought out and all the appliances are top end and work perfectly. Of course, this does not happen all on its own. Markus and Jennifer are extremely responsive property owners and true to their word respond within a day when making your reservation and answering your requests. We also had very good support (though we hardly needed it) from Derwin, the property manager who was exceptionally fast at getting back to us the few times we had questions. There often isn't a need as everything you need to know is told up front in the document Markus sends to you. I also recommend that you book Derwin (at very reasonable rates) to take you snorkeling (or scuba diving, if that’s your thing). He took us for a half day trip that took us to Little Cayman from Cayman Brac.

Speaking of Cayman Brac, the island is extremely safe and everyone is very friendly. Loved it!

The last thing we very much enjoyed is the privacy, for two reasons. First off, the inherent solitude and quietness of the villa are evident from day one. Coupled with the aforementioned views, this makes it just a wonderful place to relax (and if you want to keep wifi going, that works beautifully too). Secondly, the lack of too many neighbours or large cities nearby makes the nighttime star-watching a must. Wait until it is dark with all the lights out and go float in the pool looking at the sky.

My wife can't spend time in the sun without very strong sunscreen for medical reasons. But loves to swim! The gazebo was perfect for allowing views of the ocean and enjoying the outdoors for someone who is mindful of the sun!

I honestly cannot think of a bad thing to say about this place. It was just fantastic and I would highly recommend it. We will be going back for sure.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 recently stayed at the Tides End and we couldn’t be more happy with our stay. The owners truly thought of everything and had ultimate comfort in mind when they designed their home. The rooms are a great size and the beds are very comfortable. We cooked most of our meals during our 8 day stay, and the kitchen has everything that you could possibly need. The best part of the house is the outdoor area. The views are incredible. We spent the majority of our time swimming, and relaxing under the purgola. There is an abundance of mosquitos so make sure that you bring bug spray. The ocean is beautiful, but keep in mind that Cayman Brac is not a white, sandy beach type of island. It has very rocky beaches and water shoes are a must. There are also a lot of sea urchins in the water. The next door neighbor allowed us to use their small boat ramp, and it made it much easier to get into the water.

We rented a vehicle from B&S and received great service. I can’t imagine being on the island without a vehicle. There are several grocery stores on the island, our favorite was the Marketplace by the Airport (Best produce selection). We also loved Barracuda's pizza (so good, and relatively cheap). One of our favorite restaurants/beaches to hangout at was the Lemon Bar and restaurant. The food and drinks were some of the best on the island. It is a beach club and is open to everyone. The beach has white sand, is clean, and there are free umbrellas and chairs to use. We also enjoyed eating dinner at the Cayman Brac Beach Resort, the food was great and it has a beautiful view.

We loved to Scuba and Snorkel on the island. There are 2 scuba companies and we used both. Our favorite company was the Brac Scuba Shack. The owners are very knowledgable and really care about their equipment and clients. We can't recommend them enough. There was a list of snorkeling/scuba spots at the house, we used this a lot. Our favorite spot to snorkel was at the wreck (located on the northwest side of the island). It was very easy to get in, and there is a large swimming area prior to swimming out into the open ocean. We saw many different types of fish, stingrays, squids, and beautiful coral.

The caves and the bluff are also something worth checking out.

Thank you so much Marcus and Jennifer for renting out your home. We really enjoyed our time at the End and on Cayman Brac. If we ever come back, we will definitely stay at the Tides End again!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and Heavenly vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful house for 7 glorious days. The house was spotless and had absolutely everything that your own home would have. The beds were so comfortable. We layed in the pool all day long. We were able to snorkel at a place called Scotts about 10 minutes down the road. It wasn't a guided tour so we were able to stay as long as we wanted. We saw so many beautiful fish. We were told by the woman in Tilley' floral shop to visit a store called Nim's Things. It had all homemade things from the island. The owner was able to tell us everything about the island. If you are lucky enough to stay at this home stop by visit the owner of Nim's. He was very informative. Enjoy your trip. Fran

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Stunning and amazing.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit at the Tides End it was just as amazing as our first. The home is immaculate, comfortable and has an amazing view. Jennifer and Markus provide everything you need and much more! Derwin was and always has been more than helpful and so kind. We spent one day with Derwin on his boat, a beautiful trip to Little Cayman and some fishing. Although we did not catch anything the next day Derwin did and brought us fresh fish for dinner! We had massages on the beach under the new cabana (with two hammocks), talk about relaxation at its finest!

We can't say enough about the Tides End, thank you so much Jennifer and Markus!

We can't wait to come back to Tides End!

This is truly the vacation we look forward to every year.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Tides End was the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing and beautiful vacation. The home was exactly as advertised. It was so comfortable with all of the amenities to keep you entertained. The kitchen was well stocked and a joy to cook in. The pool was fantastic and a great place to lounge before watching the incredible sunsets. As others have said, you will definitely want to bring water shoes for the beach area. We rode bikes and hiked around the island. Everyone on Cayman Brac is so friendly and accommodating. This was the first of hopefully many visits.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, relaxing

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Captain Charles Kirkconnell International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Tipsy Turtle Bar
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Star Island Restaurant
Nearest Beach
you are on the beach :)
Car: necessary

Cayman Brac is an outdoor natural paradise and a world-renowned diving destination

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. If the calendar has available openings but less than the minimum stay requirement please contact the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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