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Cayman Castle: Oceanfront Estate with Infinity Pool, Private Beach, and Great Snorkeling

Bedrooms 7
Separate WC's1
Space 7,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms, 7 Baths, Sleeps 18

7BR Luxury Cayman Castle and Guesthouse is directly oceanfront on a private 2-acre gated and walled estate on an elevated point of land and enjoys a private wide white-sand beach with excellent snorkeling and sunbathing. Infinity pool, multi-tiered oceanfront terraces, panoramic roofed balconies and a covered first floor veranda provide guests plenty of room for spreading out, dining or enjoying the views; shaded or in the sun.

Includes Silver Thatch Guest Membership

This grand estate is not only one of the largest rental villas on the entire island; it also is a notable landmark. Virtually anyone on the island will know of the Castle in the East End. While we are neighbors to the Wreck of The 10 Sails Park and police constable's residence; this property enjoys no residential neighbors to the north for 500 feet or to the south for another 500 feet. With the gate shut in the evenings; guests enjoy their privacy.

The owner maintains the property quite well; making upgrades every fall to keep the experience not only refreshing and pleasant for the repeat guests, but for newcomers to Cayman Castle as well.

18 guest maximum, of whom 14 may be Adults 18 yrs or older. Infants in cribs do not count against occupancy.

Owner prefers 7 night minimum stays. Please inquire about shorter stays of 5 days minimum.

Cayman Castle’s Unique Features:


-TWO oceanfront pools! The main house features a gorgeous, oceanfront infinity pool (pool heated to 84 winter) while the guesthouse has a smaller, but very private, pool for lounging and soaking in the views.

-(3) thatched beach palapas, (4) kayaks, and walking distance to Ocean Frontiers dive shop (as well as 3 lunch/dinner spots) make this home a convenient villa choice for a larger family.

-Custom 17-foot mosaic dining table on the main porch seats 18 easily and offers panoramic views while you dine.

-A flight of stone steps from the pool deck take you past the adirondacks and loungers on the sunny patio and down to the water, where guests can enjoy excellent snorkeling or kayaking. A healthy marine ecosystem awaits your discovery—so we ask that you wear pool shoes or fins when you to exploring!

-Stainless steel propane BBQ cooking center with granite top

-The main house and the guesthouse each have their own driveway, so there’s plenty of off-street parking for guests.

-Lounge chaises and outdoor sectionals on the pool decks, porches and balconies so guests can relax in style


Cayman Castle features

-Gorgeous, third-floor oceanfront master King suite with private balcony, panoramic views, and enormous walk-in shower

-King and Queen suite on second floor. Sleeper sofa in the second floor Queen Suite for small children only.

-Queen suite and separate bunk room (four bunks) on first floor. The first floor Queen suite offers a private exterior entrance with seating and TV.

-Kitchen, dining and living area are all oceanfront on the second floor, offering lovely views through the multiple sliding glass doors that lead to the main level porch and outdoor dining

-The fully modern kitchen features double ovens, dishwasher, refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, Keurig coffeemaker, kitchenmaid mixer, Bunn drip coffeemaker tons of counter space, and bar seating for six

-Indoor dining for six

-Comfortable living area with very large flatscreen TV for unwinding after a day of sun and surf

-Bar area adjacent to the lower level pool deck

Castle Guesthouse features

-Master King suite with beautiful views, flat-screen television, and large walk-in shower

-Queen suite with two bunk beds and walk-in shower

-Full modern kitchen refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, oven, microwave and coffeemaker

-Comfortable sectional sofa with large flatscreen TV

-Dining table for four

Both homes feature

-Central A/C

-Free WiFi

-Apple TVs

-Bluetooth Indoor/Outdoor speaker

-Dishware, cookware, and cutlery

-Linens, towels and beach towels provided

Cayman Castle also makes an intimate wedding venue (no invited guests permitted; limit 18 total).

13% CI Government Occupancy tax added to all rates

10% Guest Service Fee includes Silver Thatch Membership

Owner requires refundable $500 Refundable Excess Cleaning/Damage Deposit.

For arrivals beginning January 8, 2018 that have paid the guest service fee:

Silver Thatch Guest Membership

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

$150 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, reservation assistance

Airport arrival Fast-Track VIP ($ fee charged by CAA)

Special event/dinner reservations

At-Villa Benefits

Welcome amenity basket

Early check-in gratis (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)

Arrange chefs, cooks, babysitting & family photography

$2,500 of Villa Accidental Damage Protection

Pack-n-plays, booster seats, baby gates— gratis

More Details

Property Manager
Grand Cayman Villas & Condos
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018

About Grand Cayman Villas & Condos

Owner purchased the condemned hulk of a 2 story castle and 750' of shore in 2002 out of a foreclosure sale. Sold the last 200' of sandy beach to a friend and later sold another 100'; keeping 450' for the estate. Neither owner has built as yet, but he would like the neighbors!

Why Grand Cayman Villas & Condos chose East End

The Castle is 24' above sea level and has a commanding 180 degree view of the east end reef, is within walking distance of the best dive shop in the Caribbean (2013) Ocean Frontiers; and had room to install a large infinity pool and 2BR guesthouse. Owner added a story to the Castle as well.

What makes this villa unique

Unique privacy, space and views. The stone patio out on the point offers guests the opportunity to watch for shooting stars at night and observe the kite-boarders and dive boats during the day. Eagle Rays and even the Christmas Manta have been seen in front of the Castle in the shallows.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on East End on Cayman Islands

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • 1st Floor Powder Room - Toilet , Foyer located Powder Room
    1st Floor Queen Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
    3rd Floor King Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
    2nd Floor King Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
    2nd Floor Queen Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
    GH King Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters European Sinks
    GH Queen Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Glass Block Shower and Granite Counters Two Sink areas
    Outdoor Pool Shower - Shower Enclosure , Hot/Cold Water Shower by Pool Area
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bunk Room - 2 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Full over Full and Twin over Twin. 50' Plasma TV for movies
    3rd Floor Honeymoon King Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ensuite Bathroom with 40' LCD Sat. TV and Apple TV, Porch
    2nd Floor King Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ensuite bathroom glass block shower with granite counters
    Guesthouse King Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Oceanfront King Ensuite with Glass Block Shower & Sat. TV
    Guesthouse Queen Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , GH Queen Suite with BUnks for children, ensuite bathroom
    2nd Floor Queen Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen ensuite with Pull Out Sofa, Glass Block Shower/Granite
    1st Floor Private Queen Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , Ensuite with private entrance, 40' LED Sat. TV and Bathroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Cayman Castle: Oceanfront Estate with Infinity Pool, Private Beach, and Great Snorkeling
average rating of 4.736842 based on 19 reviews

Wonderful property on the quiet side of the island

  • 5 of 5

This was my second stay in the Cayman Castle. It's a beautiful home with all the amenities. The kayaks were a great addition since our last stay there many years ago. It's now possible to kayak out to the shipwreck site and snorkel around the coral reefs. We drove over to the Silver Thatch Guest Services building, which had just opened, and were able to work out in the gym and check out brand new snorkel equipment. The east end of the island seems to be more developed in recent years. We enjoyed eating at Italian Kitchen (3 times!), Tukka, and Eagle Rays. They were all very good and the service was great.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Woodhaven, u.s.a.

Luxurious, but a few unexpected twists

  • 4 of 5

The property is breathtaking, outside and inside. But, no where in the brochure did it indicate that the third floor master suite could only be accessed by a winding metal stairway. Given our ages, it quickly changed our sleeping plan. Only one person was able to navigate the staircase and getting luggage up there was a real issue. We also did not realize the beds would be higher than anticipated and we had to share a small stool some nights just to get under the covers! Ice makers in both residences were broken (we were alerted with notes) and the televisions

in the bedrooms in the villa did not work. We did call. No response. The pools were beautiful and well maintained. We did feel the towels, especially the face cloths were rather shabby and need to be replaced. And, for some reason we assumed that the iron gate at the road could be closed at night. Nothing electronic and impossible to move. Lighting between the two residences could be better. Or, provide flashlights at the entrances and exits. Everyone seems to know the Cayman Castle and it was easy to call for restaurant reservations. We utilized one restaurant service offering transportation for large groups - we numbered 10. It allowed us to dine out and enjoy without worrying about darkness and a winding road. Although there was little sun, the majority of the group were business owners or elected officials and having very relaxing days reading, eating and talking made for a wonderful time.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful property, spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

Positives: 1. spectacular views, 2. private beach, 3. great owner, 4. lots of private areas, 5. access to reef very close, 6. great fishing off the dock, iguanas large and exotic, 7. sunrise and sunset both awesome to watch from the same decks, 8. next door to largest dive operation on the east end, 9. very private.

Negatives: 1. very aggressive winds, not near tennis courts (although we were able to play on a less than spectacular tennis court at a nearby hotel), 3. 40 minutes from only 18 hole golf course on the island (very expensive green fees)

Overall Rating: wonderful

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time at the Cayman Castle! Our experience was fantastic and will be remembered forever. We hope to do it again someday!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely awesome!

  • 5 of 5

This property was fabulous! The location is private and very quiet which made for a very relaxing vacation. The sunrises and panoramic view was stunning with a constant breeze. Our adult girls loved using the kayaks on the very calm water. The house is well appointed and had more than ample outdoor seating on 5 different levels. The pictures of this property do not do it justice! If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing, gorgeous place to stay, this is it! There are excellent restaurants within a 15 minute drive and a convenience store to pick up groceries. The owner gave us so much information about the property and area we immediately felt at home. LOVED, LOVED, LOVED our time here! Thank you for making it a wonderful stress free vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plymouth, MN

Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Our trip to the Cayman Castle was incredible. If you value your privacy and space, I don't think you will find a better place on the island. My wife and I, plus our 5 kids aged 9-16, plus my parents in their early 70's stayed at the Castle for one week. There was plenty of space for all of us, and none of us wanted to leave at the end!

There are so many areas to enjoy on the property it was almost hard to find time to enjoy them all within a week. The kitchen is large and very nice to cook in. We found it much more convenient to prepare our own meals than to eat out. We didn't want to leave the house! The house sits on a point and has more than 180 degree views that never get old. The rooms were very comfortable and the house was well decorated.

The property's kayaks were also a huge hit - we used them every day to explore the ocean in front of the house. If you are ambitious, there are some amazing snorkel spots that are a ways out.

We also enjoyed the incredible close proximity of the Ocean Frontiers Dive Shop. We booked snorkeling and diving trips with them, as well as a trip to Sting Ray City. The dive shop is top notch!

We started our trip at the Ritz Carlton on 7 mile beach for one night, then spent a week at the Castle, then spent one more night on 7 mile beach at the Marriott. We found it interesting to compare the hotel style vacation on 7 mile beach with the private home style vacation on the east end. And while the hotels were very nice, they did not compare in any way to our stay at the castle. We want to go back and do it all over again! It was a perfect vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Owen Robeerts (GCM)
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Eagle Rays
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Cayman Castle sits on a 2 acre gated estate in "Gun Bay" in East End; adjacent to 6 acres of government land that includes the "Wreck of the 10 Sails" park and the East End Constable's residence & office. 2-3 lunch places are within walking distance and Tukka Restaurant is only a mile north. Two miles north are the 2 large resorts www.thereef.com and www.morritts.com where they maintain manicured beaches, pools, restaurants, bars and watersports. Those resorts are great places to entertain older kids and for anyone to spend the day.

The beach at the Castle is white sand and is quite private. We have three thatched palapas, 4 kayaks and 6 lounge chaises on the beach. Most folks will spend the day sunning around the pool; but we offer the beach option too. The water is more snorkeling than swimming here...it is a marine environment and we recommend pool shoes or fins. You can walk down our stairs on the point to sit down and put on your fins as well. We have a great snorkeling site straight out 200 yds from the castle...marked with a white PVC pole. You may also tie up the kayaks to that pole as well


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