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Don Dickey

Member since: 2009
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No Snow is a spacious, single level, beachfront house in quiet Cayman Kai.

8 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Rum Point holiday house

6 bedrooms & 4 full bathrooms plus an outside shower, sleeps 12 adults.

No Snow is a spacious single level house overlooking the blue Caribbean. Protected by a reef about 200 yards from shore there is protected snorkeling right off the beach with coral and varied ocean life. Located a mile from Rum Point in Cayman Kai you will see a few beach combers during the day then have the beach to yourself most of the time. With a fully equipped kitchen having two refrigerators you can enjoy snacks and meals together and feed your crew on a budget. A washer and dryer lets you travel light.

For your entertainment No Snow is equipped with books and games, a large plasma TV with cable TV service. The house has a land line phone and broadband internet service with a wireless router.

No Snow also has a built-in safe to protect your valuables.

Nearby are restaurants and a dive shop.

Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Don Dickey (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks english

About Don Dickey

No Snow was built by the family over 40 years. It has been a recreation destination for many, many people over the years. Two to three generations of some families have enjoyed. We hope you enjoy our home.

Don Dickey purchased this house in 1970

Why Don Dickey chose Grand Cayman

The property was purchased and the house built because the island was a beautiful and friendly destination.

What makes this house unique

The large common area allows the entire group to congregate. It also permits smaller groups to engage in different activities. The large round table allows guests to eat as one group. A very well equipped kitchen makes meal preparation easy. The washer and dryer in the kitchen lets guests travel with fewer clothes.

Guestbook comments from the owner

From the Owners.

No Snow is a comfortable house on a beautiful quiet beach on Grand Cayman's north shore. It is well designed for groups and lends itself to visiting with one another, eating, playing games, or reading a book.

Our well equipped kitchen provides convenience and saves money.

Guests can stay in touch via phone and internet and stay up to date with news on the cable TV.
Jan 2009
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Reviews

5
based on 8 traveller reviews

No Snow is a spacious, single level, beachfront house in quiet Cayman Kai.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Andover MN USA
5

Great house for large Groups

  • 5 of 5

We have been renting No Snow for over five years and working with Don Dickey has been a pleasure. The house is spacious and lends it self to good times around the dinner table and living area. The back porch is a great place for sunrises or lounging over looking the ocean. The snorkeling is fantastic right outside the house but we do most of our diving in and around George Town. Rum Point and Starfish point are not far away. Having two refrigerators and the open kitchen is a great plus with the larger groups and the bedrooms are very comfortable. We have recommended No Snow to many friends.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The house location is great for those who want a quiet island vacation. It accommodates a large group comfortably. It was easy to prepare meals in the well stocked kitchen.

There is good snorkeling in front of the house. The ocean view is beautiful.

I hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Midland, Michigan, USA
5

Great for Large Groups

  • 5 of 5

No Snow was a wonderful place for our family to stay when we visited Grand Cayman! We highly recommend this vacation home. It has the following qualities:

• Peaceful and relaxing

• Wonderful snorkeling within walking distance. You can do nice snorkeling right in your back yard, or if you walk a ½ mile or so down the road you can enter the water at Cayman Kai public beach and experience AWESOME snorkeling from there all the way to Rum Point. We spent hours doing this in water that had amazing visibility. We saw several sting rays, a couple of Sea Turtles, many, many varieties of amazing fish and beautiful coral.

• Quick access to the Stingray sand bar from Run Point where you can swim with and pet the stingrays.

• It is spacious and has an open family room / dining room area which lends itself well to family time. The kitchen was well equipped, with even spices provided.

• Best value. For the price we felt No Snow provided better value than other options

• Great for large groups. Beds were comfortable and there were 4 bathrooms, which was convenient.

• Large supply of bath towels and beach towels

• Don Dickey coordinates the bookings. He has personal knowledge of the house as well as the Island and is willing and able to offer helpful advice. He was fair, pleasant, responsive and accommodating.

It is our understanding that winds during certain times of the year make water activities less enjoyable and even dangerous on the North Shore, but we experienced calm weather during our stay.

Our only complaint was that the hot water supply is VERY limited in all showers except for the master bathroom. We also suggested to Don that he replace some of the linens and pillows as well as rusted curtain rods and the kayak.

We hope we have the opportunity to repeat the wonderful vacation we had in Grand Cayman, staying at No Snow.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City
5

Great vacation house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at No Snow for a week in mid November 2012 and had a great time! We had three couples and there was room for another 3-4 people. The house, back deck and beach are so spacious that we never got in each other's way. The kitchen is large and fully equipped and we were able to prepare many of our own meals. We rented two cars and were able to explore most of the island. Rum Point is only a mile from No Snow and we had a few good meals there. We were also able to catch a trip to swim with the sting rays from Rum Point. We enthusiastically recommend No Snow.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lee's Summit, MO USA
5

Relaxing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a great location to really get away from the crowds. The pictures don't do it justice!! Lots of room and we could spread out. Loved being able to sit out back and enjoy the view of the water or snorkel right off the beach! The owners were helpful at providing additional information about the island as it was our first time visiting. We enjoyed having a big kitchen as we opted to eat in so much. This is a great house for a group of people or family & we hope to return again. HIghly recommend the Botanical Gardens & a chance to see the Blue Iguanas.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blue Springs, Missouri
5

Aug. 8-15

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an awesome time at No Snow! It was nice being away from all the crowds but close enough to do things up at Rum Point. We loved being able to go out to our own beach to swim and snorkel. The house was well stocked with everything that you need. We had tons of room and the kitchen was great too. I would recommend this to anyone and would come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our guests from Blue Springs, MO found No Snow on the internet. Interestingly we live about 15 miles apart. It is a delight to have guests who enjoy No Snow. It is doubly rewarding when they basically come from our home town. We appreciate them sharing their experience with others.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Owen Roberts International Airport [GCM]
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Wreck Bar & Grill, Kaibo Bar & Grill
Car: necessary

No Snow is on the north side of Grand Cayman. Generally the ocean breeze blows directly in from the sea. The balmy breeze has little pollen and is great, clean air. Snorkeling right off the beach is enjoyable. The ocean side deck lets you see the rising sun and is shaded for your comfort in the late afternoon.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Rum Point, Cayman Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas/New Year 2016
16 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$12,768
 
 
High Season Rate 2017
8 Jan 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$1,344
A$9,408
A$31,046
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Standard Rate 2017
16 Apr 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$1,156
A$8,091
A$24,998
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year 2017
15 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$12,768
 
Notes: Rates are based on 11 guests; add A$40 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season Rate 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
A$1,344
A$9,408
A$31,046
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Standard Rate 2018
16 Apr 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
A$1,156
A$8,091
A$24,998
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$40 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
A$1,156
A$8,091
A$24,998
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$79

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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , In Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , In Bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Shared
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , Shared
    Outside Shower - outdoor shower , Outside
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
No Snow is a large house well designed to accommodate groups. The kitchen has two refrigerators for adequate cold storage. Each refrigerator has an ice maker. The kitchen has a glass top stove, stacked washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave oven and other appliances. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking and serving food. Corian counter tops make cleanup easy. A large island provides a great space for food prep. The island also serves as a surface for sorting and folding the clothes coming out of the dryer. There are two tables that can be used for serving. The round table has a motorized lazy susan. A cord runs under the table edge. Anyone can pull the cord to the left to start the lazy susan rotating. Pulling the cord to the right turns the motor off. A second rectangular table has 8 chairs. It can be used for food and for games. Four ceiling lights provide ample light for cards and any other games you wish to play.