Beautiful villa residence is both private and convenient. set behind coral wall, with wonderful garden shaded by bouganviellia trellis. Great ocean views and just steps to the spectacular, sandy, palm shaded public beach.
. tiki house is a detached villa, not a condo.. there is much more room and privacy.the home has two full baths. the first floor has two bedrooms, each with queen bed, full bath, great room, large kitchen, and full sized washer and drier. second floor has two bedrooms, one with queen, one with two single beds. , full bath, and a small sitting room with a couch. we also have a crib and high chair available. the setting is beautiful. tiki house has a gorgeous bougainvialla trellis which shades the garden and patio, enclosed by a four foot coral wall. it is wonderful spot for morning coffee or an afternoon nap! the beach is wonderful. all beaches in cayman are public, so you can walk as far as you want. we are on the leeward side of the island, the beach is very sandy, gradual slope and no steep dropoff. snorkling is fantastic. ! and we do have the best sunsets on the island. we are fully licensed and inspected as a guest house by the cayman islands government, so there are no surprises when it comes to cleanliness, adaquacy of linens dishware etc. we also have a joint marketing agreement with budget car rental, where you get a substantial discount off the web site rates. if diving is in the plans, we have a similar arrangement with a terrific small boat dive operator. tiki house is in easy walking distance of an american style supermarket, fosters, as well as my favorite restaraunt on island, al fresco.
we also offer the best high speed wireless internet connection avaialable on the island. for our guests'further convenience , we have free vonage phone service . you can make and recieve long distance calls from a us area code.
public beach is just steps away diagonally across the street, beautiful beach and pier
Interaction with Guests
phone and e mail
the people are just lovely. cayman folks are delightful neighbors, and you just feel so at home
public transit stop at public beach across the street. frequent and clean. recommend car rental. good roads polite drivers
Other Things to Note
no smoking. have fun
Tiki House was perfect for what we needed. Robert was very responsive and helpful during the booking process. You could not find a better value accommodation for 8 people in Grand Cayman.
Apart from an initial confusion when we were told to pick the keys up from our car rental agency only to discover that the keys were left in the property, the whole 10 day stay went well. The bedrooms were fully kitted out with good sheets and comfy beds, the kitchen was very well stocked and there was a large supply of beach towels such that no one was left without one.
The twin room is done out like a submarine, which would not only be perfect for kids, it also fed the imagination of 2 thirty-something scuba diving boys such that when one of the double rooms became free neither wanted to move out.
There is a beach very close by, with a supermarket and shops a 3 minute drive/15 minute walk away. It is also close to the Turtle Farm which is excellent. The only drawback was that the driveway came out on a blind bend and was difficult to reverse out of without help.
West Bay is less touristy than Seven Mile Beach/George Town, and we really liked that, but it does mean you need to have a car to get to many of the more central bars/hotels/restaurants. Be careful accepting the offer of a discount with the car rental agency offered though. Although the car itself was not too expensive, it does not come with insurance as standard and that cost us more than the car rental itself to buy extra. Shop around before accepting the discount offer.
All in all, we had a fantastic time and would definitely rent Tiki House again if we come back with another group.