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Kiwi Kai Sea Lodge - Beachfront Rum Point Rental with AC

Bedrooms 1
Space 910 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

910 Square Foot, Beachfront One Bedroom Condo With Gorgeous Views

Kiwi Kai is perfect for the couple or family that enjoys tropical open air living. This 910 square foot unit is right on the beach at Cayman Kai, Rum Point, North Side, on the island of Grand Cayman. You will be a few steps from snorkeling, swimming or wading in the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Soak up the sun on your nearly private beach where you can listen to the gentle sounds of lapping waves. The ocean area at the Sea Lodges is designated a protected marine park, so the fish and the reef are amazing. Depending on the time of year, you might spot some turtles - they like the turtle grass, which is also protected given the importance of the Caymanian turtles - you will even find turtles on the Caymanian flag and currency!

All rooms have Caribbean views and open to screened porches. Chaise lounges and thatched beach cabanas are available for your use. We also supply a charcoal grill. Ceilings are vaulted to 16 feet with Casablanca fans throughout. Kiwi Kai uses louvered doors and windows for cross-ventilation cooling, permitting you to listen to the amazing sound of the wind in the palm trees and the soothing waves of the sea. We also have air conditioning in the bedroom and kitchen/living area (two units).

The kitchen is equipped for your cooking needs. There is a washer/dryer in the unit available for your use. The comfortable living room includes a sleeper sofa and contains a few books and games. This is definitely a retreat from a busy world and a get-away from the touristy spots elsewhere on the island. We do, however, supply a smart TV with Netflix connectivity (no regular/cable tv) and a modem for Ethernet and wireless internet access.

We renovated our bathroom in 2018, so the bathroom is now completed tiled and has a walk-in shower!

Kiwi Kai is licensed by the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, meeting strict standards of safety and cleanliness (notwithstanding ownership changes, Kiwi Kai has been continuously licensed since the 1990s!).

For more action, head over to Rum Point - a short walk or drive away, where you can pick up excursions (Stingray Sandbar, snorkeling, glass bottom boat tour, etc.) and rent snorkeling, safety, and water sports equipment. You can also find a bite to eat there at the Wreck Bar (casual lunch on the beach) and at Rum Point Club (nice dinner at Rum Point).

Kaibo Beach Bar and Grill (casual lunch and dinner on the beach), Kaibo Upstairs (special occasion dinners), and Starfish Point are just a few minutes away. The bioluminescent bay is also nearby, and there are a few operators that offer night-time kayak tours, with availability depending on the lunar cycle. You can also check out the Queen Elizabeth II Royal Botanic Park (~20 minutes from Kiwi Kai), the Blue Iguana Recovery Programme (tours available at the Botanic Park), and the Mastic Trail (~20 minutes from Kiwi Kai).

I have another unit at Rum Point that is just a couple of minutes away. When we travel with family or friends, we often stay at one property, and our friends / family stay at the other. Very convenient but still provides privacy! Great for two couples of two small families traveling together!

If you are interested in a two-bedroom unit right on Seven Mile Beach, I am now accepting bookings for my newly renovated unit at Harbour Heights, which is located between the Westin and Kimpton Seafire.

More Details

Property Manager
Michelle Boudreaux
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Michelle Boudreaux

We have been to Grand Cayman many times, and we spent the first three visits at Seven Mile Beach. On our fourth trip, we stayed at the Retreat at Rum Point, Unit 15, and fell in love with it! We love Cayman Kai and the Rum Point area so much, and we decided to purchase a second unit so that we could bring our family and friends with us to our "paradise"! As with our unit at the Retreat, we are happy to share Kiwi Kai with our guests!

Michelle Boudreaux purchased this condo in 2015

Why Michelle Boudreaux chose North Side

We chose Kiwi Kai because it has it all -- a gorgeous, almost-private beach, beautiful water, a great location near activities and restaurants and Rum Point (while still retaining an off-the-beaten path feeling), and proximity to our other unit at the Retreat.

What makes this condo unique

For a couple of families traveling together, we also own Unit 15 at the Retreat at Rum Point, another beachfront one-bedroom unit. Cayman Retreat 15 is about a ten minute walk or two minute drive from Kiwi Kai.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in North Side

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 910 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • The bathroom includes a full tub and shower, sink and vanity, small screened jalousie window, ceiling fan, first aid kit, and solid core door. There is also an outdoor shower. Plenty of towels.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Without raising your head from your pillow you can see the blue Caribbean Sea and white sandy beach a few steps away! Bedroom and bathroom are a separate suite from the living area that contains a comfortable queen sofa bed. Bedroom and living area each open to a screened porch. The living area has a queen-sized sofa bed that can accommodate up to two additional guests.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Kiwi Kai Sea Lodge - Beachfront Rum Point Rental with AC
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
Murfreesboro, TN

Wonderful lodge

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here 4 nights and it was beautiful. Look no further for a place to stay. Had Ms. Barbara shop for us before we got there so we had items in lodge when we landed. I recommend renting a car as this lodge is on North end of island. Plenty to do on the North end but you may want to visit 7 mile area as its beautiful as well. Lodge is a couple minutes from Rum Point where I got addicted to Cayman coladas. Crystal caves which was amazing and a must see. Plenty of restaurants to choose from in the area. Over the edge was our favorite. We had a great time relaxing on the nearly private beach and just in the lodge listening to the ocean. Looking forward to booking our next stay.

  • Review Submitted: 20/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Kiwi Kai Sea Lodge. We are already planning our return! The property is gorgeous, quiet, and steps away from the ocean (and a nearly private beach). We ate all our meals on the beautiful patio overlooking the water. The north side of the island is relatively isolated, which was perfect for us. When we wanted a beach snack, a pina colada, or a sit-down meal, we drove a few minutes down the road to Rum Point or Kaibo. We also made the 50-minute drive into George Town and Seven Mile Beach a couple times. Overall, a lovely experience. The lodge had everything you could ask for, and the property managers were incredibly helpful and responded quickly to our questions. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 02/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautyful location, private, quite. The place was nicley kept, and secluded .

  • 5 of 5

Michelle was very responsive to our needs. We would love to do it again, only next time for a lot longer. Close to some nice resturants and great snorkeling. In fact the snorkeling in what amounts to a private beach 100 feet from our unit was great. It's nice to be able to set on the beach 100ft from your unit, watch the sun rise and hear nothing but the ocean.

  • Review Submitted: 30/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and relaxing. Definitely recommend for a quiet getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Clean, steps away from the quiet beach, snorkeling from shore right outside of your door.

  • Review Submitted: 21/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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perfect place

  • 5 of 5

absolutely everything about or stay was perfect. if you are looking for some quiet and some space away from the crowds of 7 mile beach, this is the place for you.

  • Review Submitted: 14/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ypsilanti, MI

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place, the location was awesome. Being able to look at te Ocean from every room was great. Every detail of our stay was well thought out. The Northside was a lot more laid back and peaceful than The Seven Mile area. There were great places to eat and Kaibo and Rumpoint had great day and nightlife.

Sealodge #18 Was very clean and well maintained.

Michele was very easy to get a hold of and provided me with an very complete welcome package. Barb the mgr. was around daily and brought us a very nice gift card for Kurt's

Korner, a nice local restaurant.

All in all a great experience, would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 25/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Owen Roberts Airport
Car: recommended

Rum Point is a short walk or drive away!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo on North Side

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

$25 extra per person per night for third and fourth guests. Reservations must be cancelled in writing. Reservations cancelled thirty (30) days or more prior to the Check-In Date are fully refundable less US$100 + 1 night fee and, for holidays, reservations cancelled sixty (60) days or more prior to the Check-In Date are fully refundable less US$100 + 2 night fee. If you cancel your reservation within less than thirty (30) days of your Check-In Date (or within less than sixty (60) days for holiday stays), your deposit will be held on file and can be used for a future stay by you at the same villa within a year, on the condition that the villa is available/not sold; if you do not use your deposit within one year, your deposit is forfeited for all purposes. No refunds are provided for cancellations made after your arrival. For this reason, among others, we strongly recommend that you take out full-coverage travel insurance.

Tropical Storm/Hurricane Policy: No refunds will be given unless: (a) The Cayman Islands Government orders mandatory evacuation for visitors due to a “Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning” and/or (b) A mandatory evacuation order for visitors has been given for Grand Cayman, North Side. If the Cayman Islands Government orders a mandatory visitors Evacuation under a “Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning” we will refund (a) Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently occupying the Sea Lodge or (b) Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive and wants to shorten their stay to come after the “Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning” is lifted, or (c) Any advance rents, of up to 7 days, collected for a booking that is scheduled to arrive during the “Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning” period.

You must agree to the form rental agreement for the Property when you make your reservation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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