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“Lovely Home Away from Home”
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The large lanai with its view of the beach and cove
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The large lanai with its view of the beach and cove
Beautiful, bioluminescent Sand Pointe Cove is our backyard kayaking playground. Starboard Kai, with parking for 2 cars a short walk from the front door, welcomes your arrival.
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The large lanai with its view of the beach and cove
Beautiful, bioluminescent Sand Pointe Cove is our backyard kayaking playground.
Starboard Kai, with parking for 2 cars a short walk from the front door, welcomes your arrival.
Wonderful open concept layout allows for terrific views out front and back.
The living room with its high end furnishings, HDTV and A/C enjoys direct access to the lanai.
Fully equipped, renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances including dual zone beverage frig
Laundry room with front load washer and dryer is just off kitchen thru a pocket door.
A breakfast on the lanai....it doesn't get better than this!
Office area overlooking Rum Point Beach has free high speed WIFI
The reading nook and open stairway enjoy 2-storey windows with views to the beach.
Master bedroom has pillow-top mattress, quality linens, ensuite bath, private balcony, A/C and HDTV
Renovated master bathroom with granite countertop.
New walk-in shower in master ensuite.
Master bedroom balcony with view of beach & cove
Guestroom with 2 queen beds, ensuite with new tub/shower, private cove view balcony, A/C and HD TV.
Guest room private balcony with view of the beach and cove
Guestroom renovated ensuite with new tub/shower and granite countertop
1 double and 4 single kayaks (paddles and life vests) are yours to explore by day and night.
Kayaking at Rum Point Beach in 1 of the 6 kayaks provided for your use.
Beautiful Starfish Point is a short bike ride or fun-filled kayak paddle away from Starboard Kai.
Two new bikes are available for exclusive use of our guests allowing you to explore Cayman Kai.
Unobstructed view from the front of Starboard Kai showing Rum Point beach steps away.
Walk directly across the residential road from Starboard Kai to Rum Point Beach.
Rum Point Pier (a great spot for snorkeling and sunset viewing) and steps away.
Beautiful Rum Point Beach - find your own secluded stretch of sand.
This is a five minute stroll down the beach. Snorkel, fish or stretch out in the sun.
Take a trip to Stingray City, a short boat ride from Rum Point.
The stingrays are a spectacular sight and so friendly you can get in the water and pet them.
Many other beach 'toys' are available for rent at Rum Point directly across from Starboard Kai.
A feathered friend enjoys the water at Rum Point Beach.
It's easy to find your own stretch of Rum Point Beach to enjoy.
A sunset paddle at Rum Point Beach.
A pelican flies by, ending a perfect day on Rum Point Beach.
A beach bar/grill as well as fine dining are available at Rum Point Beach a short stroll away
Kaibo Yacht Club offers casual and fine dining just down the road from Starboard Kai.
The basic plan of the main floor.
The basic plan of the second storey.
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2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Rum Point, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

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Mare1208
Scotch Plains, NJ
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Lovely Home Away from Home”
Reviewed May 5, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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Our family of four adults stayed one week the last week of April and were so pleased with the accommodations, the location and the responsiveness to questions/requests from Janice, the owner. The photos are representative of the furnishings and location and are truly lovely. The kitchen was well stocked with basic supplies, the bedding was very comfortable and the lay-out of the main level was spacious and well planned. Although Rum Point, right across the street was a bit crowded over the weekend when we arrived, during the week, almost felt like we had the place to ourselves. Having wonderful, off-shore snorkeling right across the street was such a tremendous bonus for us. After taking a day trip through Georgetown, 7MB and the west end, we were happy to return to such a relaxing area of the island and comfortable home. Tips: 1) Check out White Sands 7AM Stringray trip departing close-by for a more intimate "breakfast" with the rays, 2) Check that it will be a new moon if you are anxious to experience the bioluminescent bay outside the back door and 3) Bring bug spray as many dining establishments serve dinner outdoors.

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Liked best: Location and furnishings
Liked least: Noise on the street from Rum Point weekenders
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Christine...
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“Amazing”
Reviewed January 13, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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We were a family of 5 staying at the Starboard Kai for 5 days. It was the perfect place for a family vacation. The location was great as it was not too congested and it overlooked the cove in the back which was perfect for kayaking. Rum point beach was wonderful for swimming and a bite to eat. Overall we loved the location and would recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxed vacation away from seven mile beach.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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New York City, New York
Reviewed December 11, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Liked best: location and condition of the condo
Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Dec 13, 2014
Thank-you so much for your very positive and informative review. We are so pleased to know that your family had a wonderful vacation in Grand Cayman and enjoyed staying in our home, Starboard Kai. We initially looked at homes in the Seven Mile Beach area but, like you, were drawn back to Rum Point and everything it has to offer, including peace and quiet when you need it. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write this review and hope that one day you plan a return visit to our little piece of paradise. Janice & Mike (owners - Starboard Kai)
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93mom
Hamilton, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“WOW”
Reviewed November 27, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

We had an absolutely spectacular time at Starboard Kai. It was beautifully decorated and very clean. Everything you need is available. You cannot get a better location than this on the island with Rum Point in the front and bio lagoon in the back. It is in a quieter location which was right for us. Even talked to some folks who were staying on 7 mile beach and left there every day to come to Rum Point because it is so conjested there. Lovely, lovely, lovely. We will be back for sure

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Liked best: Everthing. Location,beach, no crowds
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Nov 29, 2014
Thank-you for your very positive review Mary. We may be slightly biased but agree that our location cannot be beat. We are so pleased that you enjoyed Starboard Kai so much you plan on returning next year. The fact that you have already booked your week says it all! Thanks for becoming a repeat guest and making our "home away from home" yours as well. Janice & Mike (owners - Starboard Kai)
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ardis824
Staten Island, New York
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful Beach Home!”
Reviewed September 28, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

My friend & I planned a week vacation and chose to stay in Rum Point. After much research of other condo's as well as hotels on 7 mile beach, we chose Starboard Kai Beach front home. It was very private and it was the corner house so we pulled right into our private driveway right on the side of the house. We rented through Cayman Kai Vacations website and Bob Wagner was just great! His website is very informative with many tips and discounts if you stay at these properties. Everything went smooth with booking the house with him. Thank you again Bob! If you are staying outside of Seven mile beach near the hotel strip you definitely will need to rent a car. It is about a 45 minute drive from Georgetown to Rum point. The house has huge windows in the front so you can look across and see the ocean and Rum Point. The back of the house has 2 sets of sliding glass doors that look out to the enclosed/screened in lanai and to the lagoon (bioluminescent). The owners (Janice & Mike) provide 3 kayaks & 2 bicycles to use during your stay. We did go kayaking one evening in the lagoon. The whole house is updated and it was nice to have a kitchen where we stopped at the supermarket and picked up snacks, food, drinks. There was a living room, office area, dining room, kitchen, laundry room, 1/2 bathroom on the 1st floor. The 2 bedrooms were upstairs, each with their own bathroom & balcony. The house was spotless and there were air conditioning units in each bedroom and on the 1st floor. Being across from Rum point was great too. We ate lunch there and had a tropical drink almost everyday!! Starfish point was also pretty close by and we went there a couple of times. We also were picked up at rum point to go to stingray city. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your home. We highly recommend this to our friends and family and would definitely stay here again. Thank you again!!! Wonderful vacation.

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Liked best: The home was beautiful and a relaxing atmosphere. The location could not be beat!
Liked least: There was nothing negative to report on this property
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
Sep 29, 2014
Thank-you so much for submitting this review Jeanine. We are so pleased that you had a wonderful vacation and enjoyed staying in our beach home in paradise. We are indeed very lucky to be one of the only Island Houses with an unobstructed view of the beach and ocean directly across from us. This is one of the many reasons we decided on purchasing Starboard Kai. The location can't be beat. While 7 Mile Beach is lovely to visit, the Rum Point area is a very special place for a beach vacation. We agree that strolling across to Rum Point for lunch or a sunset drink is most enjoyable, and a trip from there to Stingray Sandbar not to be missed. We are thrilled that you plan to come back and stay at Starboard Kai again. We look forward to welcoming you back.
Janice & Mike (owners)
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed July 10, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Leaving this beautiful home!
Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 22, 2014
Thanks so much for your review Bettina. We are always happy to hear from our guests and in particular to know they have enjoyed staying in our home. We can certainly relate to your comment about returning home to Starboard Kai at the end of a day of exploring. This is exactly why we purchased this home. It is indeed a wonderful place. We hope you decide to stay with us again in the future. All the best to you and your family. Janice and Mike
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England
Reviewed May 25, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

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Liked best: the lanai feature
Liked least: leaving!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
May 27, 2014
Helen and Chris, thank-you so much for taking the time to write and sharing your comments on your stay at Starboard Kai. As always, we are so pleased to hear from our guests and very happy that you had a great vacation.

We are sorry that you had a problem with the bikes, but relieved to hear that our property manager was able to resolve this quickly and have you "on your way" to Starfish Point (one of our favourite outings as well). We do apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Thanks again for writing and we hope that you will stay at Starboard Kai again one day. Janice and Mike
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