Abita Kai

Cayman Kai 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms
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Welcome to Abita Kai (pronounced A-bit-a Kai), an airy oceanfront villa with a private pool and new dock on a barefoot, white sand beach in Cayman Kai. The calm shallow waters behind this unique villa offer a wide palette of blue and turquoise colors as well as warm orange sunsets. 

The most unique feature of Abita Kai is that the villa, pool area, and beach are all wheelchair-accessible. The elevator, pool lift, and a beach wheelchair are available upon request.  It is the only larger luxury villa in the Rum Point area that offers this level of accessibility, while also being friendly for those who don't need the accessibility items. 

The estate includes a 3 bedroom-4 bathroom villa and a detached 2 bedroom-2 bathroom guest cottage above the garage. With a galley kitchen and living/TV area, the detached cottage is a great option for teenagers, grandparents, pilots or staff to live on-premises but maintain privacy by having two roofs within the same oceanfront estate, all within walking distance of restaurants and watersports.

In the summer months, the homeowner offers a discounted rate for small groups (8 or fewer guests) renting the 3BR/4BA main house only—see Rates tab for pricing.

The oceanfront two-story screened atrium spans the entire width of the main house, allowing guests to savor tropical Caribbean views from all 3 oceanfront bedroom suites, including the living room and kitchen. 

This home ticks all the boxes for a large, active family looking for the privacy of a luxury villa on a calm, swimmable barefoot beach but within walking distance of The Kaibo Marina & Restaurants. The Kaibo offers water sports, a fine-dining restaurant, downstairs bar, casual restaurant with take-out service, coffee shop and marina with fishing, snorkel and scuba charters.  A passenger ferry service, operated by Cayman Ferries, departs to Camana Bay & Seven Mile Beach from the Kaibo Marina. 

Abita Kai’s Notable Features

  • Oceanfront infinity pool & sundeck.
  • Private dock for boat/jet ski rental or private snorkel/scuba charter pick-up.
  • 2 single kayaks* and 1 paddleboard provided by the owner.
  • Pool heat available in winter months for an additional daily charge.
  • Outdoor shower to prevent sand from tracking indoors.
  • A home security system for peace of mind during your stay (upon request).
  • Barefoot beach stretching half a mile in either direction for long walks along the shore.
  • Twice-filtered water available at each kitchen sink
  • Propane Grill and Burner for cooking outdoors
  • 70" HDTV with Apple TV, cable programming, and DVD player in the main house; flat-screen with Apple TV only in the cottage. Main house master suite also has cable channels.

The estate has been licensed by the Cayman Islands' Department of Tourism to accommodate up to 16 guests total, 12 adults max. Infants sleeping in cribs do not count against occupancy. Pack-n-plays and baby equipment are complimentary through Silver Thatch Guest Services.

Abita Kai’s Sleeping Arrangements
(Sleeps 16 guests total, 12 adults max)

  • Master Suite - located on the second floor of the main house with oceanfront views, king bed, ensuite bath with roll-in accessible shower. Cable-ready TV, sliding glass doors to screened atrium balcony.
  • Upper Guest Suite - second floor of the main house, oceanfront views, 2 queen beds, ensuite bath with both walk-in shower and separate tub/shower combination. Sliding glass doors to screened atrium balcony.
  • Lower Guest Suite - first floor of the main house, king bed, ensuite bath with walk-in shower. Sliding door access to the screened atrium.
  • Guest Cottage Master Suite - king bed, ensuite bath with glass-enclosed shower, ocean views, private balcony.
  • Guest Cottage Bunk Suite - two sets of bunk beds (queen-over-queen and twin-over-twin), ensuite bath with tub/shower combination, garden views.

The famous Rum Point Club is also only a short walk away from the villa offering sandy beaches, water sports, and a beach bar & grill for a quick bite to eat.


*Note: A Cleaning Fee is included due to enhanced cleaning, sanitation, and inspection protocols.

**Additional tandem kayaks and stand-up paddleboards (SUPs) available for discounted rental. Signed waiver required.

Private Infinity Pool
Pool Heat Optional
White Sand Beach
Private Dock
2 Single Kayaks Provided
1 Paddleboard Provided
Outdoor Shower
ADA Pool Lift
Wheelchair Accessible
Elevator
2-Story Screened Lanai
Balconies
Central A/C
WiFi/Internet
Keyless Entry
Flat Screen TVs
Cable TV
Full Kitchen
Modern Appliances
Dishwasher
Propane Grill
Extra Beverage Fridge
Washer & Dryer
Linens Provided
Beach & Bath Towels Provided
Off-Street Parking
No Pets Permitted
No Smoking Allowed
Walk to Restaurants

Guest Reviews of abita kai

646 Water Cay Road Grand Cayman , 

Vacation Rental Reviews by

Awesome Staycation Week!

         
Review by Pam
Couldn\'t ask for more...great house, great views. Well appointed, room for everyone, comfortable and beautiful.
5 out of 5 stars

Abita Kai is Abita Heaven!

         
Review by Angie
This marks our third trip to Grand Cayman and first time to the Cayman Kai area. If you are looking to get away from crowds and still have area restaurants, activities, sun and views, Abita Kai is the spot! Clean home in super condition. Guesthouse was a great bonus as we had a large family coming for parts of two weeks. We have already booked next summer!
5 out of 5 stars

Summer in Heaven

         
Review by Mitchkins
We spent 6 nights at Abita Kai this summer. Many spots on island had seaweed issues, but the beach at Abita Kai was clean and perfect our entire stay. We loved the location - walks to starfish point, Kaibo, Rum Point. The bioluminescent bay night tour with Sweet Spot is a must. Nice, comfortable beds. Lots of room for 10 of us! Highly recommend!
5 out of 5 stars

Simply Fabulous

         
Review by Mo
Abita Kai is a wonderful home! Kids had a blast in the pool and swimming out front. Kayaks and paddleboard were a great addition! The Kaibo up the street is fantastic. Brick oven pizza, great lunch. Upstairs restaurant was so good we ate there twice. Great experience with Grand Cayman Villas in recommending the home to us. We would stay here again and again.
5 out of 5 stars

Thanksgiving on Cayman

         
Review by Dee abd Stuart
Nothing better than celebrating 50th birthday AND Thanksgiving on Grand Cayman. Thank you for sharing your wonderful home with us!
5 out of 5 stars

The Views!

         
Review by Masters
Abita Kai - beautiful home, well maintained, lots of space, elevator for disabled father. It was like the home was built for our family! Great location and view. Lots to do. Booking process was helpful and easy. Recommendations for restaurants were spot on! We had a local cook for a night - that was the best meal of the week! Stingray charter picked us up from the dock - Silver Thatch Charters with Joe! A must. Abita Kai does not disappoint!
5 out of 5 stars

Piece of Heaven

         
Review by Rebecca
Everyone says they ret the best house. Unless they are speaking about Abita Kai, they are wrong. This house has everything - view, pool, barefoot beach, swimming, paddleboarding, we rented jet skis, dock, walk to restaurants and starfish point. Management was helpful in planning. Local home namager was responsive. Best vacation with our family ever! Hope to be back soon!
5 out of 5 stars

Spring Break Oasis!!

         
Review by Jason
great villa.
5 out of 5 stars
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The service fee includes Silver Thatch Platinum Level Membership for you and your guests.

Platinum Luxury Benefits

  • Centralized Guest Services Welcome Center & Staff
  • All-Guest Access to Silver Thatch Fitness Center (18+ yrs.)
  • All-Guest Access to Business Center: computers, printer/scanner & DHL/Fedex shipping supplies
  • Silver Thatch Platinum Guest Benefit Card for exclusive discounts at restaurants, watersports & local businesses
  • 10% advance booking discount for private charter
  • Guest parcel receipt & delivery to your villa
  • Jacques Scott Wine & Spirits pre-order & delivery to your villa
  • Fast-Track VIP Airport Arrival through Immigration & Customs (fee charged by CIAA)
  • Arrange private airport pick-up & transfers (transport fees apply)
  • Coordinate special events and dinner reservations
  • Personalized Itinerary for scheduled events & reservations

At-Villa Platinum Benefits

  • At-Villa meet & greet with your property manager on day of arrival
  • At-Villa delivery of convenience & activity items: baby equipment, Apple TVs, rollaway beds, board games
  • Welcome amenity gift basket: split of champagne, local foods and products
  • 2X Week Light Housekeeping (7 day stay)
  • Luxury Linens, Towels, & Robes
  • Gilchrist & Soames soap, body wash, lotion, shampoo & conditioner per bathroom
  • Pre-stocking of groceries & beverages prior to your arrival (fees reimbursed)
  • Complimentary early check-in or late check-out if no same day conflict
  • Arrange chefs, cooks, babysitting, or family photography services
  • $2,500 of Accidental Damage Protection for villa (indoor items/decor)
  • Gratis Additional Tandem Kayaks Delivered (limit 2 kayaks)*

*Signed waiver required

Abita Kai enjoys a beautiful barefoot white-sandy beach and northwestern sunset views facing the Stingray Sandbar & protective reef. You can walk barefoot all the way down to Starfish Point about 1/2 mile away, and north for about 1/2 mile as well. 

The Kaibo is only 200 yards from the house and is an excellent place to grab your morning coffee, a casual lunch, takeout pizza for the kids, or enjoy an elegant dinner in their "Upstairs" fine dining restaurant.

The Kaibo also has a marina and is where many private charters will collect guests for private deep-sea fishing trips, snorkel safaris, or charters to Stingray City. Cayman Ferries also departs from the Kaibo across the sound to Camana Bay and Seven Mile Beach. It's the perfect day trip for guests wanting to explore, shop, or dine on Seven Mile Beach.

General Grand Cayman Beach Notes

All beaches in Grand Cayman are technically “public” since the Queen owns up to the high water mark and the shoreline quality behind your property may vary seasonally. Be advised that the beach or water entry behind your property may vary slightly from the images on our website because of the weather. The next-door beach is also always available for your use.

Ocean Debris & Sargassum Seaweed

Beaches in Grand Cayman may also experience floating ocean debris and sargassum weed seasonally. Sargassum is a generally harmless floating seaweed that has increased in frequency in recent years. Although sargassum is an unsightly nuisance, it is largely seasonal in summer. Our owners do make efforts to remove heavy sargassum and will have the beach raked prior to your arrival. 

Should sargassum weed be extremely heavy behind your property, we will reach out to the owner for alternative solutions which may include a partial refund or relocation. We try our best to work around mother nature.

Begins Ends Daily
Aug 21, 2021Nov 05, 2021 $1,000
Nov 06, 2021Nov 19, 2021 $1,350
Nov 20, 2021Nov 27, 2021 $1,750
Nov 28, 2021Dec 17, 2021 $1,450
Dec 18, 2021Dec 25, 2021 $2,950
Dec 26, 2021Jan 04, 2022 $3,250
Jan 05, 2022Mar 05, 2022 $1,750
Mar 06, 2022Apr 15, 2022 $1,850
Apr 16, 2022May 27, 2022 $1,250
May 28, 2022Aug 19, 2022 $1,350
Aug 20, 2022Nov 04, 2022 $1,000
Nov 05, 2022Nov 18, 2022 $1,350
Nov 19, 2022Nov 26, 2022 $1,750
Nov 27, 2022Dec 16, 2022 $1,450
Dec 17, 2022Dec 25, 2022 $2,950
Dec 26, 2022Jan 02, 2023 $3,250
Jan 03, 2023Mar 03, 2023 $1,750
Mar 04, 2023Apr 14, 2023 $1,850
Apr 15, 2023May 26, 2023 $1,250
May 27, 2023Aug 25, 2023 $1,350
* Rates do not reflect taxes or additional fees.

Rate Details

  • 13% Occupancy Tax added to all rates
  • 12.90% Guest Service Fee includes Silver Thatch Membership
  • 3.50% Admin Fee applied to all guest payments
  • Owner requires $1,500 refundable excess cleaning and damage deposit

Booking Rules

  • 5 nights minimum stay required
  • 7 nights minimum stay required over Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's weeks 
  • Shorter stays may be available but subject to a higher cleaning fee. Please inquire before booking.
  • Must be 25 or older to book and must occupy the property during the entire stay
  • No pets permitted
  • No smoking indoors, please
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