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Grand Cayman Slice-of-heaven/Azure Breeze #3 ***

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Awe-inspiring views,authentic island experience from 3Bd/3Ba gem in North Side

Gorgeous crystal clear waters right out the back door! Eighty feet from the sliding doors is the best snorkeling on the island, between the shore and a beautiful coral reef, in shallow water that is easy to navigate. There are endless colorful fish and beautiful coral heads for exploring. Azure Breeze is a very quiet, cozy and private place, where you may not see more than a handful of people pass by in a day! With only six two-story units, our villa offers privacy and serenity. With 3 bedrooms, 3 baths It is well appointed and comes with all the amenities you need, including a kayak and adult snorkel gear!

The beautiful master includes an en suite bathroom and a deck with stunning views of the Caribbean. A second upstairs bedroom features two twin beds and its own private bath. Downstairs, a third bedroom with a queen bed, has access to a bathroom in the hall. Nearby restaurants include Over-The-Edge, Kaibo Yacht Club’s Beach Bar, Rum Point, Kurts Korner, Italian Oven, The Lighthouse, Tukka, and Bombay Chopsticks. Activities include nearby Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Gardens, snorkeling, world-class scuba diving, hiking the Mastic Trail, Stingray City, Rum Point (with its jaw- dropping views), jet skiing, fishing, swimming, and a visit to the East End. Only 6 miles up the road Rum Point offers the famous Wreck Bar, casual beach dining, fine dining, beach rentals, and Stingray City departures, and is a must-do! A Georgetown visit offers The Turtle Farm, the Blowholes, Dolphin Cay, Hell, Underwater Submarine Tours, Duty Free shopping in both Georgetown and Caymana Bay, and the amazing Seven Mile Beach. The visit would not be complete without experiencing cuisine from the plentiful world-renowned chefs and restaurants the island offers.

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Owner
Chris Hartzell
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 September, 2017

About Chris Hartzell

We honeymooned in Grand Cayman 33 years ago and that is when we fell in love with the island, and specifically the north side of the island. It was different than any beach that we had experienced. Azure Breeze is serene and peaceful, with breathtaking views of the Carribean Sea! And, oh , the snorkeling! No matter how many times you dip your head into the water, you will be amazed and awed at the display of nature that you will experience in our backyard. Top your day of snorkeling off with a bottle of wine in the kayak out back watching the sunset. Then relax as you are amazed at the shooting stars in the star-studded sky!

Chris Hartzell purchased this villa in 2003

Why Chris Hartzell chose Cayman Islands

Unspoiled, natural beach

No Crowds, no people

A true beach experience

Quiet and serene

Peaceful beyond belief

What makes this villa unique

Best snorkeling site on the island....and we and we have tried them all! The shallow waters between the shore and the coral reef allow even the most skiddish to enjoy this wondrous adventure. You will have an authentic Cayman Island experience on our quiet and peaceful side of the island, alongside the locals. No dealing with the Cayman islands tourists and the resulting traffic in Georgetown, or the masses of people that the cruise ships bring to Seven Mile Beach. This is real Cayman!

Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
GCM- Owen Roberts International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Over The Edge
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Over The Edge
Nearest Beach
Out the Back Door!
Car: necessary

Gorgeous crystal clear waters right out the back door! Eighty feet from the sliding doors is the best snorkeling on the island, between the shore and a beautiful coral reef, in shallow water that is easy to navigate. There are endless colorful fish and beautiful coral heads for exploring. Azure Breeze is a very quiet, cozy and private place, where you may not see more than a handful of people pass by in a day! With only six two-story units, our villa offers privacy and serenity. With 3 bedrooms, 3 baths It is well appointed and comes with all the amenities you need, including a kayak and adult snorkel gear!

The beautiful master includes an en suite bathroom and a deck with stunning views of the Caribbean. A second upstairs bedroom features two twin beds and its own private bath. Downstairs, a third bedroom with a queen bed, has access to a bathroom in the hall. Nearby restaurants include Over-The-Edge, Kaibo Yacht Club’s Beach Bar, Rum Point, Kurts Korner, Italian Oven, The Lighthouse, Tukka, and Bombay Chopsticks. Activities include nearby Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Gardens, snorkeling, world-class scuba diving, hiking the Mastic Trail, Stingray City, Rum Point (with its jaw- dropping views), jet skiing, fishing, swimming, and a visit to the East End. Only 6 miles up the road Rum Point offers the famous Wreck Bar, casual beach dining, fine dining, beach rentals, and Stingray City departures, and is a must-do! A Georgetown visit offers The Turtle Farm, the Blowholes, Dolphin Cay, Hell, Underwater Submarine Tours, Duty Free shopping in both Georgetown and Caymana Bay, and the amazing Seven Mile Beach. The visit would not be complete without experiencing cuisine from the plentiful world-renowned chefs and restaurants the island offers.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on North Side on Cayman Islands

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2-upstairs - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3- first floor - 1 Large Double Bed
  • First Floor: One Queen Second Floor: Master: King Second Bedroom: Two twin Beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Guests will be required to sign a Rental Agreement and a Hold Harmless Agreement to finalize the reservation.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Grand Cayman Slice-of-heaven/Azure Breeze #3 ***
average rating of 4.9210525 based on 38 reviews
5

Beautiful and ready to enjoy

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home is comfortable and completely stocked. We were able to cook at home easily with all of the essentials right at our fingertips, including spices, dishware, pots and pans, and storage vessels. There were plenty of towels, beach towels, rugs, and blankets. The homeowners thought of everything. There is a bin for foot towels to catch the sand before coming inside and a bin for shoes right at the door.

You can't beat the view! Having stayed just south of 7 Mile last year, this spot seemed windy, but on hot days, I wasn't complaining at all! It is peaceful and quiet in comparison too.

You are so close to wonderful restaurants, amazing snorkeling and scuba diving, and even the Crystal Caves. We explored the Caves this year and were really impressed. We had no idea that was on the island!

I highly recommend this home. The owners were very helpful and pleasant to work with. They truly wanted us to enjoy their "peace of paradise" as they do.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joe and Dawn, Thanks so much for choosing our home for your vacation, and for spending your precious time to write a thoughtful review! It was nice to hear that you like some of the little touches that we offer, like the foot towels and tubs to clean the sand off of your feet, and plenty of towels, rugs, blankets and kitchenware!also glad to read your take on the Crystal Caves! Thanks for your positive feedback. We would love to have you stay again if you should ever come back to the beautiful Cayman Islands. Chris
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5

Beautiful view, Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

Azure breeze #C was the perfect spot for our Cayman vacation. The views from the home are breathtaking. The home is very well kept and very well appointed with all the gear you could need. The location was perfect for exploring the island. And the location was perfect for snorkeling right in front of it when we didn't feel like driving anywhere. Our family of four had plenty of space to spread out and Relax!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kari, Thank you for your positive review, and for taking such good care of our home during your stay. We really appreciate your input, and are happy that you made some lasting memories with your family! We would love to host you again if your travel plans ever bring you back to the island! Chris
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5

Lovely house and beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely property that sits 20 yards from the water's edge. It is on the north shore, 50 minutes away from the the seven mile beach area. It is completely and thoughtfully equipped with everything from beach towels and snorkeling equipment to a "take to a beach" cooler. It is quiet and easily accessible by car. if you are going for the sun, the sea and the sand - this place is perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim, Thanks so much for your review. We try to accommodate all of our guests needs to assure a memorable vacation for you and your family. But it is the view and the awe inspiring creation out the back door, along with the serene location that is unbeatable! So glad that you enjoyed your trip. I hope that our paths will cross again should you choose to revisit Grand Cayman. Chris
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5

We loved Grand Cayman!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property!!! We had a blast ! Azure Breeze #3 is an awesome property - we took our married son and 2 grandchildren, 10 and 12! Beautiful master bedroom with gorgeous views throughout house ! Enjoyed Rum Point with grandchildren where you can walk out a long way and then snorkel close to shore! Also, Starfish Point is great for walking out a long way and seeing Starfish! The condo has a great view, updated kitchen and appliances and well-stocked kitchen! Lots of family movies for nightly viewing ! Lots of friends seeing our pics want to know more about Azure Breeze! We would love to come back here again!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Weldon and Linda, I am so glad that your trip was a success for all three generations! I loved the pictures that you sent of your family, especially the kids enjoying all the starfish at Starfish Point. We would love to host you and any of your friends if you return to Grand Cayman. Chris
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5

Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

If you are interested in great snorkeling right off the beach, the location is really unbeatable. Some of the best snorkeling on the island is right there. The coral starts really close to shore, and extends off to the left and right farther than you can swim. We saw lots of fish and coral, of course, but also some rays and a (harmless) nurse shark! The waves are very gentle between the reef and the shore, which is great for kids. We brought an inflatable stand-up paddle board, which worked well in that calm area. The house also comes with a kayak, which we never actually used since we had the paddle board, but which I'm sure would work well there also. The beach is also very much NOT crowded.

The house itself is very nice -- we had everything we wanted. We could tell this was someone's home, not just a rental. The view from inside the house, looking out over the ocean, is pretty awesome.

Chris, the owner, is very easy to deal with and friendly. She provides lots of helpful information.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tim and Amber, So very glad that you enjoyed the uniqueness of staying at Azure Breeze #3. We pinch ourselves every day, and love sharing it with people who appreciate it's cozy ambience, quiet location,and jaw-dropping snorkeling! Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts with others. We would love to hear from you again if your travel plans bring you back to Grand Cayman! Chris
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5

Excellent location with all the amenities

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the use of the Villa while in Grand Cayman to celebrate our 15th anniversary. The descriptions were very spot on and the communication with the owner were excellent. We had so much information and suggestions from Chris that we were able to pre-plan some of our days before even arriving. Everything from car rental, dinner, don't miss places.......... it was all provided - Chris seemed to know what we would ask before we even did. The villa was out of this world! It had everything and more than we would have ever expected and the location was to-die-for. Grand Cayman is on our MUST RETURN to list and we hope that Chris will still be sharing the villa with vacationers as we will definitely return to Azure Breeze #3!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marla, Thanks for your kind words. We would love to host you again if you decide to return to Grand Cayman. It is fun sharing our home with people who truly appreciate it! Chris
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on North Side, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
FALL SAVINGS!!!
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,073
for 5 nights
From
£189
£1,303
 
 
Pre-Holiday
28 Oct 2017 - 8 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,701
for 5 nights
From
£314
£2,141
 
 
Holiday
9 Dec 2017 - 12 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,330
for 7 nights
£2,330
 
 
Winter Rate
13 Jan 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,597
for 5 nights
From
£293
£2,141
 
 
Summer 2018
21 Apr 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,387
for 5 nights
From
£251
£1,764
 
 
Fall Savings!!!
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,177
for 5 nights
From
£210
£1,471
 
 
Pre-Holiday
27 Oct 2018 - 7 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,743
for 5 nights
From
£323
£2,309
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,297
for 7 nights
From
£167
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £129.8
Damage Deposit £370.85

Renter must sign a Rental/Hold Harmless Agreement before reservation is confirmed. This agreement will be e-mailed to renter, signed, scanned, and emailed back to christine.hartzell@gmail.com, or faxed back to 937-294-9120. Please review Cancellation Policy in the Rental Agreement and consider purchasing travel insurance to indemnify your risk of cancellation.

Cancellation Policy: 50% refund 60 days or more before your reservation date
25% refund 30-59 days before your reservation date
0% Refund within 30 days of reservation date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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