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Ocean Retreat

4 reviews
completely remodeled kichen with dining area
View from hammock at sunrise
Living Room with pullout sofa and dining area
Cottage Ensuite bathroom
Sunset 14 NOV 17
Beautiful Sunset from the property
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
West End, Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands
Hear and see the ocean in this beautiful, newly remodeled 670 Sq. Ft, one bedroom ocean view cottage features an open floor plan enabling you to interact with others easily. It has free stateside phone calls, central air, living room areas, all new kitchen with gorgeous vanilla cabinetry and quartz countertop, new appliances, bottled water quality water through an iSpring 5 Stage water purifier, new furniture, and updated bathroom. The living room has a 42' flat screen 'smart' HDTV. The house sleeps up to 4 when using the queen size hide-a-bed located in the living room. Included in each house are free WiFi, Netflix, several games, paperbacks, stateside phone for free calls, and a local cell phone. You can also experience a local game using the local soldier crabs or 'hermit crabs' in a circle and seeing whose w... Read more
About the Owner, Shawn M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
Owners will phone house to make sure all your needs are met and there is no issue we can help guest with. Guests can reach us anytime by phone.
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Listing #FKN6764948
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Excellent - based on 4 reviews
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Johnstown, Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2017 for a stay in November 2017

We completely enjoyed our visit to Cayman Brac, and Ocean Retreat is everything that's advertised - except better. It's hard to describe the views, which were lovely. We found the cottage perfect for us in every way and the owners were so helpful - wonderful hosts, promptly answering every little question prior to our visit and checking in with us...

Management response:

Thank you for your response! I too, like whites white and things to be clean and smell fresh! Jeff and I want others to love Brac, as well, so we strive to make sure your visit is the best it can be and that you want to come back!


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Kevin O
Longmont, Colorado
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
person found this review helpful

We’re almost at the end of our Brac scuba trip and decided to write about how great it is now rather than wait until it’s over and we’re depressed that we have to go home. We have been staying at Jeff and Shawn Marsteller’s bungalow, Escape from Reality. This is the kind of sweet little place we wanted exactly –...

Management response:

Hey, we would love to have you as a neighbor! Come on down! Our little community would be a better place with you for friends and neighbors! We appreciate your wonderful review!


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Rocklin, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We stayed in both places on the property, first the cottage and then the main house. Patty (property manager) was very friendly and met us at the airport to show us to the property and how to use the phones, etc. We decided the cottage was too small for us so Shawn the owner allowed us to upgrade to the...

Management response:

Awesome!! The hammock is one of my favorite spots as well as the fainting couch in front of the ocean view windows! We are thankful you chose to spend your vacation time at our houses and welcome a return visit anytime!


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We love kids, but this rental really is not suited for children under 10. There are several hand blown glass items as well as hand carved items.
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    1 Sofa
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
18 May 2018 -
21 May 2018
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: $68 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $406 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Cayman Brac has a 'Gilligan's Island' quality but with all of the essentials for modern life. The slow pace of the island allows for visitors to truly recharge during their visit. If you love peace, tranquility, reading a good book or playing games with others this place is for you! Of course there is plenty to do! You can tandem bike, kayak, snorkel, scuba dive, swim, sunbathe, hike, get involved with iguana or turtle preservation (counting eggs, setting the baby turtles out to sea), fish and many more activities. There are places to get a cocktail and a meal out. what there isn't is lots of tourists, busy roads, traffic, casinos, chain restaurants, nor movie theaters. It is truly for peace and relaxation!
Getting around
Free use of the bikes, a taxi or a rental car.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Charles Kirkconnell International Airport: 3.2 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.6 km.
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