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Ocean Beachfront Rum Point Retreat #31; Ground flr; Quiet Private Side w Garden

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 120 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Ocean/beachfront, Ground flr, Walkout lanai, 2 Bdrm 2.5 Bath, Quiet Private Side

#31 Condo is paradise for families with children, couples and seniors. On the quiet, private side of Retreat Rum Point. Newly furnished KING BED in master, LR sleep sofa and comfy seating, bedding, ceiling fans, 4 Twins in Second Bdrm for multiple bed combos. New Smart HDTV w/Netflix (bring your ID & PW). We are constantly upgrading!! Just steps from our condo, you can swim/snorkel/sunbathe from our protected calm beach. Read under shady trees on the beach if you need sun-protection. Breakfast on our ground floor screened Lanai watching the Caribbean Sea. World class snorkel heaven for beginners/advanced right off our beach/reef seeing turtles, sting rays and schools of tropical fish. Delicious beach BBQ lunches, gourmet dinners, tropical drinks right next door at the Rum Point Club, filled with soft Caribbean music, hammocks and parrots. Red Sail Sports (next door) provides watersport rentals (snorkel equipment, wave runners, sailboats) and tours to famous Sting Ray City right from our dock. Beachcomb and long walks on our huge beach. Star gaze from the Rum Point dock at night. Escape busy Seven Mile Beach and experience the peace and natural beauty of Rum Point. Paradise is here.

Keywords: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, Retreat, Rum Point, Condo, Beachfront, Ocean, Beach, Caribbean, Cayman, Ground Floor, Rental, Vacation, 2 bedroom, private, quiet, snorkel off beach, lanai, paradise, ground flr, grpund, first floor,

More Details

Property Manager
Karen
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Karen

Our family owned The Retreat #31 for 30 years. We range in age from 87 to 2, spanning four generations loving the Retreat.

Karen purchased this condo in 1985

Why Karen chose North Side

It's perfect for all; toddlers to seniors, with beach shade or sun, calm waters, fantastic water life. Our ground floor condo is just steps away from it all.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Spectacular vacation!! Thank you so much for the memories. Beautiful condo, sunsets, snorkeling and our very own cooking!! Can't wait to return this March!!
Mar 2010
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in North Side

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1.Owner not responsible for any Guest injury while staying at the Retreat. 2. Guest takes precautions to respect owners furnishings & personal items.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , double sink vanity, rain shower head
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Powder Room - toilet
  • PLENTY OF TOWELS!! Master bath has (2) sinks and tub/shower with rain shower head; Guest bath has (1) sink and tub/shower; Powder Room has (1) sink
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Guest Bedroom - 4 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Twin (full size) popup trundles to make 4 twins or 2 kings
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , opens to lanai w/ 12' sliding door; lots of bureau storage
  • NEW BEDDING!! NEW CEILING FANS!! Master has NEW KING BED and lots of bureau space; Guest Bedrm has NEW (2) Twins with full size twin trundles underneath that pull out/pop up and convert twins to (2) kings or (4) twins, (1) pack n play crib and high chair available; Living Room has queen Sleeper Sofa; Lots of closet/storage space. Bright Beachy Caymanian Decor!!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Freshwater showers in courtyard, Pool with Spa, Fitness Center, Rum Point Club and Restaurant next door, Rum Point Dock to walk on, shallow ocean water for children, snorkeling reef right off beach, beautiful flowers and landscaping, pristine white sandy huge beach for long walks and beachcombing, Island Restaurants minutes away by car, Georgetown Shopping and Museums 45 minutes away. Paradise.

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Ocean Beachfront Rum Point Retreat #31; Ground flr; Quiet Private Side w Garden
average rating of 4.974359 based on 40 reviews
Providence, Rhode Island
4

Great property in a perfect location.

  • 4 of 5

Karen’s condo is a few steps away from the ocean and a beautiful reef filled with colorful fish. Her condo is very well equipped and is clean and well appointed. It has everything to ensure a nice stay. We made daily use of the gym which was a plus for us. And the snorkeling chute which you access from the public beach and get carried by the current back to Rum Point. We had a really nice time.

  • Submitted: 7-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Meredith for your kind words! I wish your weather had been better, but I'm glad you got your snorkeling in. Our deep freeze on the US east coast can't help but make it windy in Cayman. I'm glad you liked the "chute"!!! My son, at age 10, coined that name for it 25 years ago, and it stuck!! Now everyone uses that name! Karen
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5

The Retreat at Rum Point #31

  • 5 of 5

The Retreat at Rum Point #31 is amazing. It was everything Karen said it would be and more. She was a delight to work with. The condo has spectacular views of the ocean. We snorkeled every day and saw an amazing array of fish and sea life. Having the Wreck Bar and Restaurant next door was a bonus. We used Red Sail Sports to rent Waverunners and took their tour to Sting Ray sand bar and then snorkeled on the outer reef. I will definitely go back and rent the same condo.

Terry Dwyer

Larkspur, CO

  • Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Terry! We loved having you and look forward to your return!! Karen
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SAINT LOUIS
5

Idyllic

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the condo. It was so close to the beach and had a great beach view from the condo's patio, living room, and master bedroom. We vacationed here with my in-laws and with my daughter and her husband, so the age range of 28 - 84. We all thought it was great. The closeness of the beach made it easy for my in-laws to get out to it easily. There was also plenty of shade for them. There was good snorkeling right in front of the condo on a little strip of reef, and more advanced snorkeling farther out. Rum Point is right next door for eating and drinking options, but it is quiet at the retreat. We did a trip to Stingray City and snorkeling with Captain Eddie from Ocean Life charters. He picked us up right at the Rum Point dock. We just had to walk outside and up the dock, which was so easy. We also enjoyed going to starfish point which is just up the road. We saw the meteor shower while we were there, and it was great, with no light pollution to diminish it. Great stargazing, great sunsets, nighttime walks on the pier, hermit crabs, regular crabs, colorful fish. It is a fantastic location.

The condo was nicely decorated, and the beds and fold-out couch were quite comfortable. We had trouble making the two twins into a king bed. I think they are just 2 twins; we put them side by side - no way to hook them together. The kitchen had everything we needed with plenty of plates, glasses, etc. All appliances worked well. We had problems with the kitchen light not working, but after contacting Barbara, she did bring us some new light bulbs and we replaced them and then it worked fine. There were plenty of beach towels and bath towels. Having a washer/dryer was great. There is an outside shower just in front of the condo to rinse off before coming inside. There is a nice swimming pool surrounded by palm trees (and sometimes crabs), but we only used it once. There is exercise equipment but they've gotten rid of the foosball and ping pong table.

This is a lovely condo in a lovely location. There are plenty of things to do, or you can just chill on the beach. We really enjoyed our stay and hope to come back!

  • Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! I'm so glad you loved the Retreat and our condo! We look forward to having you return again soon!!
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5

Five wonderful years!

  • 5 of 5

We just finished our fifth year vacationing at this property. It has been a wonderful experience for our family. The owner and caretaker are very prompt with any questions or concerns that may arise. The Rum Point area has much to offer without the stress of Seven Mile Beach. We highly recommend the area and this condo!

  • Submitted: 25-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jeremy for being such a great and loyal guest! We are proud of your 5 year vacation stay and grateful you love our condo and the Retreat!! We look forward to many more years together! I am sure your family is experiencing family milestones and lifetime memories, as my children did!! Karen
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Indianapolis
5

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Just had a wonderful vacation at this condo with our daughter and son-in-law and 16-year-old grandson. The location is perfect - secluded and private but walk right out to the beach. The condo is very well equipped with everything you could need including lots of beach towels and a washer/dryer. We have visited Grand Cayman before and definitely prefer the East End and definitely Rum Point! We have already booked again for next year!!! The owner is very easy to work with. Her suggestion for a rental car and shuttle worked out so well for us - picked us up at the airport and our car was waiting for us at the condo. We love to snorkel and there is a great reef right out from the condo. Lovely beach with plenty of chairs and pier. We met up with Captain Chris again this year for a sunrise trip to Stingray City and the coral reef. Amazing trip with just a few others. Also walked to Kaibo Beach for Carribean Night BBQ on the beach with a live band and dancing on the beach. Starfish beach is also nearby! I can't say enough great things about this condo, the owner, and the area!

  • Submitted: 14-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such kind words!! We are always so happy to hear our guests had a great time enjoying our condo, as well as doing fun things at Rum Point. And we are excited to have you return next winter!! Many thanks, Karen
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5

The Retreat #31 at Rum Point

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, along with another couple had a great, peaceful time staying in your condo. Your condo was great, being tucked in the ground floor and semi-secluded with a nice grassy area and a beautiful view of the water. We couldn't have asked for a better location - no foot traffic to bother us. The condo was nicely furnished and just a comfortable place to stay and relax. We have been coming to the Cayman Islands for 8 years now and have stayed at The Retreat for 4 of those years and your condo was the best yet. We will be back!

  • Submitted: 14-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words! We are so happy you had a great vacation and enjoyed our condo. We look forward to having you return next year!!! Karen
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in North Side

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
high
Dec 16 2017 - May 5 2018
6 night minimum stay
C$480
C$3,360
 
 
low
May 6 2018 - Dec 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
C$379
C$2,653
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$378.99
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rental Agreement will be emailed upon deposit payment

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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