About Grand Cayman Luxury Villas

We are the owner’s exclusive booking agent representing all of our listed luxury cayman villas. We only manage vacation villas on Grand Cayman that we have personally visited, inspected, and know intimately. Our company is 100% committed to making your Grand Cayman experience the best it can be. We are Cayman villa owners ourselves with a deep knowledge of the island’s best neighborhoods, restaurants, vendors, and local attractions. We belong to the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) and maintain strong relationships with the Cayman Island Department of Tourism. All of our villas are licensed and inspected.

Own a Luxury Villa on Grand Cayman?

If you own a waterfront villa on Grand Cayman and would like to discuss professional representation, please contact our owner, Jim Leavitt via email.  He will respond with an introduction to our owner-focused, transparent business model as well as share the value of our proprietary on-island owner and guest services company, Silver Thatch.

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Curated Homes

We have hand-selected only the best oceanfront luxury villas. We also strive to ensure that our guests enjoy a superior level of both amenities and guest services.

Expert Knowledge

Our managers know the finer details of each luxury villa and the district in which it is located. When you have questions, it is our job to provide you the answers.


Stellar Service

We supply a broad range of convenience items to enhance the guest experience and can deliver those items to your villa. Our goal is to make you feel at home on beautiful Grand Cayman.

Meet Our Team

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Jim Leavitt

Villa Owner Partnerships

Jim first visited Grand Cayman on a dive trip in 1979.  Ultimately building 3 homes on the island, Jim began part-time renting his homes as vacation rentals in 2000.  He enjoyed the experience so much that he left his career on Wall Street to open Grand Cayman Villas & Condos (GCVC) in 2004.

He can be contacted at jim@grandcaymanvillas.net

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Scott Naurath

Reservations & Sales

Scott has been visiting Grand Cayman since childhood beginning in 1972.  Since then, he’s logged over 100 scuba dives all around Grand Cayman and the Caribbean.  Scott’s local knowledge of the island helps us match guests with the perfect vacation villa.

He can be contacted at scott@grandcaymanvillas.net

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Didi Templeman


Didi Templeman was Jim’s first employee in 2008. Didi is an expert in bookkeeping and accounting and is available to speak with our guests and owners regarding any accounting issues, refundable damage deposits, trip cancellation insurance claims, etc.

She can be contacted at didi@grandcaymanvillas.net

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Dan Asencios

eCommerce & Technology

Dan joined GCVC in 2017 as our head of technology and eCommerce. We needed to bring in-house our eCommerce and digital strategy as we grew and expanded the services the company would offer both guests and villa owners.

He can be contacted at dan@grandcaymanvillas.net

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Bri Wilson

Web Design & Digital Marketing Associate

Bri joined GCVC in July of 2018 fresh out of James Madison University where she majored in Media Arts and Design.  Bri was hired to bring our web design in-house along with our digital marketing, SEO/SEM, and PPC campaigns.

She can be contacted at bri@grandcaymanvillas.net

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Ran Johnson

Reservations & Marketing Administration

Ran joined GCVC in 2017 after graduating from Christopher Newport University in Virginia with a degree in theatre and acting.  Ran coordinates the guest-booking process from the original reservation all the way to arrival on island.

He can be contacted at ran@grandcaymanvillas.net

On-Island Guest Services

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Emily Evans

Silver Thatch Guest Services Manager

Emily leads our guest services team on the island at our Silver Thatch Welcome Center. She manages the office and keeps an inventory of our complimentary items. 

She can be contacted at emily@grandcaymanvillas.net

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Leah Hulse

Guest Services

Leah is one of our guest services representatives who greets our guests when they arrive at Silver Thatch. She helps with the check-in process and can offer insight to activities and restaurants you’ll want to check out on the island.

She can be contacted at leah@silverthatchcayman.com