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Cool Change: Cozy Caribbean Beach Cottage in Rum Point with Excellent Snorkeling!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 4

Cool Change is the quintessential Caribbean island getaway cottage. Surrounded by mature palms and casuarina trees on an acre-sized lot, Cool Change offers peace, quiet and privacy, a wide sandy beach, and comfortable accommodations for up to four adults. The beach is very sandy and reef-protected. The snorkeling is excellent and one can walk for quite a while in either direction. There are areas where one can enter the water barefoot here, but we always advise water shoes or swim fins in the marine environment.

The oceanfront living room has windows on three sides—you’ll practically feel like you’re on the beach! Enjoy comfortable sofas and a large 52" flat screen TV for winding down at the end of the day. Small indoor dining table seats four. Another larger table sits on the patio for al fresco dining!

Large private lot, plenty of palm trees for shade and close proximity tot he Rum Point Club make Cool Change a favorite for a great value.

***Cool Change’s Notable Features***

—Oceanfront king suite with ocean views, sliding doors onto the patio, and flat screen TV

—Twin bedroom suite adjacent to the kitchen

—Air conditioning in each room

—Full modern kitchen with appliances, dishware, cookware and cutlery provided

—Charcoal grill for cooking out

—Plenty of chaises, outdoor dining table/chairs and casual well as beach chaises for guests

—Close proximity to the Rum Point Club, so guests can pop out anytime for drinks, water sports, equipment rentals, lunch or dinner

—Plenty of privacy and a huge sandy beach

—Silver Thatch tandem kayak on premises for discounted rental—waiver required*

—Empty lot next door provides a nice buffer

—Circular driveway for easy parking

—Security System

Sleeps 4 adults max: 1 king bed, and 2 twin beds (can be made up as a king upon request) plus two en-suite baths.

Cool Change is popular with small families and as an intimate honeymoon destination. This cottage is sometimes rented as an overflow cottage for the nearby larger homes.

*1 Silver Thatch tandem kayak located on property for discounted rental. 5 day minimum required with 6th and 7th day free: US$39 per day, $195 per week.

***Rate Details***

— 13% Occupancy Tax added to all rates

— 10% Service Fee includes Silver Thatch Membership

***Booking Rules***

— Owner requires a refundable cleaning and damages deposit of $250

— 4 nights minimum stay required

— 7 nights minimum stay required over Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's week

— Must be 25 years or older to book and must occupy the property during the entire stay

***Silver Thatch Service Fee***

For arrivals beginning January 8, 2018, that have paid the guest service fee, your Silver Thatch Guest Membership benefits include:

— Centralized on-island guest services & welcome center

— Unlimited Use of Silver Thatch Fitness Center (18+ yrs.)

— Business Center Access: computers, printer & Fedex/DHL supplies

— Proprietary Silver Thatch Guest discount card

— $100 Discount for Silver Thatch Charter stingray snorkel

— Guest parcel receipt & hold for check-in

— Jacques Scott Wine & Spirits pre-order & hold for check-in

— Referral to preferred vendors and reservation assistance

— Complimentary snorkel gear, pack-n-plays, booster seats, and baby gates for check out

At-Villa Benefits

— Complimentary early check-in (if no check-out on same day)

— Day-after-arrival guest services follow-up

— Gilchrist & Soames bath products

— Pre-stocking of groceries & beverages (delivery fee applies)

— Coordinate private chefs, cooks, babysitting & family photographer

— $500 of Villa Accidental Damage Protection

— 1 tandem kayak available at discounted rental rate: minimum 5 day rental with 6th & 7th day free, US$39 per day, $195 per week.

More Details

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Grand Cayman Villas & Condos
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About Grand Cayman Villas & Condos

Managing over 70 oceanfront villas and booking over 250 condos on Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman Villas & Condos offers the largest inventory of bookable vacation properties on Grand Cayman. With it's on-island hospitality company, Silver Thatch, Grand Cayman Villas & Condos has raised the bar on guest services.

A newly built welcome center was designed with the guest’s vacation needs in mind and includes a private fitness studio, and business center. Our dedicated staff is prepared to assist with charter and reservation recommendations for family dinners, snorkel safaris, or at-villa services like grocery delivery, massage treatments, private chefs, and more. In addition, guests can conveniently check-out complimentary snorkel gear, baby equipment, coolers, bluetooth speakers, Apple TVs, and other items to enhance their vacation experience.

Call or email us any time with any questions you may have and we will be happy to assist.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Rum Point, Cayman Islands

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Twin Suite - 2 Single Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Cool Change: Cozy Caribbean Beach Cottage in Rum Point with Excellent Snorkeling!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Perfect Caribbean Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Cool Change in preference to a hotel on Seven Mile Beach or a house or condo on the East End or in and around George Town or Bodden Town. It was not a problem to get to great dining opportunities, because the Rum Point Restaurant and Kaibo are 5 minutes away, Tukka and The Lighthouse only 20 minutes. The house is very classic West Indian construction and just the right size for a couple or small family. It has a private beach and even more isolation provided by a vacant lot covered in sea grape on one side and a high hedge of a flowering native shrub on the other. Mornings and afternoons on the back patio are fantastic; we drank our coffee and watched the sun rise each morning. The house stays very comfortable with AC in both bedrooms and the living room, and fans throughout. All of the amenities are relatively new, clean and well maintained. We never watched TV, but can vouch for the Wi-Fi. The North Side is the best part of Grand Cayman; uncrowded, serene and yet convenient to anything you would want to do. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Cool Change is a wonderful home on a great piece of land! Please come back soon!!! Scott Grand Cayman Villas
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  • 4 of 5

Loved almost everything about this property. Georgous setting. Nicely appointed and in a great location if you like privacy, peace and quiet. The only reason I’m not giving the house 5 stars is because the beach hadn’t been cleared and we were faced with a thick line of seaweed mixed with some trash to get to the water. I found a rake and was able to clear some myself. Some men came the last day of our stay and said they would clear the entire beach after we left, but this should have been done prior to our arrival. All in all’ however we had a great time and would definitely rent again.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seeking peace and quiet? This is the place!

  • 5 of 5

If true relaxation is on your agenda, consider this terrificly charming cottage on the water near Rum Point. Well appointed condo with all the requisite beachfront touches. Loved the privacy, the virtually secluded beach, and a location offering elbow room but also near the action of Rum Point. Would happily book this villa again!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"Cool Change"- Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Love "Cool Change" -very private and cozy!! It's the perfect beach house!!!! Small and unpretentious. It has its own beach (walk right out) and the views from the house are magnificent!!! Also, it is not far to Rum point and other great spots to hang out and dine.

Love it!! I will be back!!!

Shoshana Datlow

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Can Not Wait to Return!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Cool Change from 8/10/16 to 8/20/16. We live at the beach and usually travel to see snow and mountains when we vacation. We have seen many beautiful places, but this one stole my heart! The private beach and landscaping are amazing! We loved the comfy house, outdoor shower, patio and amazing views! I can't say enough about Cool Change! We will absolutely return and bring the rest of our family to share this piece of heaven with! Loved the Rum Point quiet and laid back. There's a great new water taxi (Cayman Ferries: 345-325-7777) that will take you back and forth from Kaibo to Camana Bay for $25 US round trip. Nice boat ride to all the activities and Seven Mile Beach. Stingray City is a must...we swam with Sally the dolphin at Dolphin Cove, snorkeled, went to the botanical many firsts! We absolutely can not wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, private and cozy

  • 5 of 5

This is the third time we have stayed at Cool Change and we would never consider staying any place else. It is private, beautiful, peaceful and relaxing away from the hustle and bustle of life. Clean and well maintained the owners are always adding new things to keep this property in tip top condition.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Owen Roberts
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Run Point Club
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Camana Bay Ferry
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
North Sound Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Rum Point Club
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

The entire island is only 22 miles wide from west to east, so you are never too far from anywhere on Grand Cayman. The oceanfront homes in Rum Point offer great reef protected snorkeling. The beaches usually have plenty of white sand, but can also have spots of rocky “ironshore” with natural rock formations. The closer you get to Rum Point, usually the sandier the beach as well as swimming. Either way, with the abundant marine life we have in the water, you will want to wear pool shoes or fins for foot protection. The prevailing trade winds from the east make flying insects less of a nuisance—many of the homes in Rum Point don’t even need a screened porch.

The big draw to this area is the proximity to the Rum Point Club, a public beach club that offers a fantastic barefoot beach, many water sports, a restaurant bar and grill, a gift shop and pick-up beach volleyball games. Also nearby is the Kaibo Yacht Club restaurant, bar and marina

Lastly, we have 2 large resorts in the east end (Morritt's and The Reef) that offer manicured beaches as well as restaurants, a modern grocery store, liquor store, gift shops, a Subway sandwich shop, and a cafe/pastry shop. These two resorts also offer scuba, snorkel trips, jet skis, windsurfing, kiteboarding, ocean front pools and bar service.


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