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“Calypso Cove West Bay Grand Cayman”
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'Tuna Monster' Our charter boat Fishing/snorkeling
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Hooked-up!!!!
Yellow fin tuna 70 lbs
Snorkeling starfish point
Calypso location Red tile roof, 10 steps to the beach.
Our beach
Dining on the sea! Al Fresco restaurant .
Calypso Cove secluded beach
Our part of 7-mile beach
Titanic moment.
Lovely sunsets!
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
West Bay, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

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Kipp D
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“Calypso Cove West Bay Grand Cayman”
Reviewed 3 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Can't say enough about Calypso Cove #5. If you want a great get away for a family this is the place. Clean comfortable, 25 yards from beach, good eating close by. Leif and Sonya take great care of guests. When you leave you feel family. Also, Eric will charter his boat for you to have a exclusive charter to the best spots. Going back soon and can't wait!

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7 Jul 2017
Really enjoyed having this very nice family stay with us. They were always upbeat and pleasant to talk with and are our new friends. We really hope to see them again soon. We enjoyed hosting them and would recommend them to all hosts.
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TropTLC18...
Barrington, New Hampshire
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Incredible beach across the street w/ views from the front porch”
Reviewed 18 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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We absolutely loved our stay and would go back again! The beach is literally just a few steps across the street. Most days there was hardly another person on the beach besides us. You can see the water from the front porch which is where we spent most mornings and evenings. Snorkeling was very good, the water is beyond crystal clear and you can easily swim way out without worrying about a strong current. There is a drop off into the water which made it hard for my parents (traveling w/ us) to get in/out of the water due to their age but for us, it was totally fine. The condo sits on the main road in/out of West Bay so morning/evening "rush hour" was full of cars but it quiets down the rest of the times. The condo itself is plenty spacious enough for 2 couples. The kitchen is well stocked for cooking as we did alot of that to save money. The keuriq was a nice touch as well. Tons of beach towels, beach chairs, an umbrella, even a pool noodle. There's a shared gas grill that we used and a charcoal one if you prefer that. We used the brita water pitcher and that made the tap water perfectly fine to drink. There are tvs in both bedrooms and a large one in the living room with a dvd player but we didn't go to the Caymans to watch tv. Personally I would be happy with no tv, but that's just me. lol. The wifi was a nice perk and worked well.
Everything worked well in the condo, water pressure is good in the showers, plenty of hot water, a/c was cold, just all around comforts of home.
The hosts, Sonja and Leif are terrific. Sonja was there every day to answer questions and give advice. I can't say enough about their hospitality.
There are plenty of things within walking distance if you don't have a car (we had a rental car). Al Fresco restaurant is across the street, on the beach and visible from the front porch. Food was excellent, it's open air and perfect to watch the sunsets. West Bay diner is a few steps further, serves breakfast all day long with lunch and dinner. Our food was excellent. Heritage Kitchen is a few steps further but had just closed on the night we decided to try it. Fosters IGA grocery store is also walking distance if you don't buy too much. Then there's Cemetary beach which is incredible for snorkeling, the beach area is flatter and slightly less of a drop off. We walked there in about 15 minutes depending on your walk speed.
The main area of Seven Mile Beach is about a 5-10 min drive depending on time of day. We loved staying away from the tourist area. This condo is in West Bay which is where all the locals live, and yes, everyone is super friendly here. Locals will say hi to you no matter where you are.
The only slight challenge for my parents was the condo is 2 levels. You walk up 3 steps to the ktichen from the main level and same thing for the master bedroom, 3 steps up to the master bath. For us, it was a non issue, but my parents have problems with their knees so it was a bit tough at times. For them, they might have preferred all one level but this is no reflection on the condo itself, just a fact.
We loved staying here and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to stay away from the main tourist area. The beach is incredible, nearly private most of the time yet you're close to everything if you have a car. There's a local bus that stops right out front as well but we didn't use that.

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Management Response
2 Mar 2017
It was a pleasure hosting this family. They were always pleasant and
always found time to chat with me when I stopped at the apartment
to check on their well being. From the moment they arrived at the
complex they were upbeat and ready to enjoy their vacation. They were respectful of other guests and our property. We loved having them stay with us and would definitely recommend these
delightful people to all other hosts. We really hope they return to Calypso if their travel plans include the Cayman Islands.
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NcSpoiled...
NC
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fabulous Place”
Reviewed 3 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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My family of 4, spouse and 2 teens, spent a week in the apartment. It was better than the photos - very spacious and clean. The kitchen was fully stocked even has a Keurig coffee maker! A grill is on the back deck and the previous renters left lighter fluid so it was a quick trip to grocery to pick up charcoal. The beach is just a 2 minute walk, just across the road. Plenty of towels, beach chairs, and many beach towels. I was happily surprised at all the towels. A pool float along with a few pool noodles (we bought and left) are there also. This was our third visit to the island previously staying at Marriott and Sunshine Suites but Calypso Cove will be our choice of accommodations for future visits.

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Liked best: Roominess
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
4 Aug 2016
It was a pleasure hosting this family. They were friendly and always
enthusiastic about the island. They were quiet and respectful of
our property and the other guests. The apartment was left in a
pristine condition. I would definitely recommend these guests to
other rental hosts and would welcome them back to Calypso Cove.
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Jesse E
Versailles, Kentucky
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Perfect Place!”
Reviewed 22 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed out stay at Calypso Cove. The hospitality we experienced was
outstanding, and the apartment offered everything we could have wanted, including more
beach towels than we could possibly have used!

We had a private porch on the front, and a shared porch on the back. We used the back
porch the most, and enjoyed the company of some great neighbors (as well as our hosts)
throughout our visit.

One of us is a diver, the other is not.

For the diver, access to the public beach, dock and dive boats was in very easy walking
distance, across the street and one block up.

For the non-diver, Calypso Cove’s private beach is wonderful! It has both sun and trees for
shade with no competition for the spot one wants. We never shared the beach with more than
two other people.

About three blocks away is a Supermarket. There is also an excellent, reasonably priced restaurant with oceanside dining across the street.

We could highly recommend considering Calypso Cove for your vacation!

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Liked best: The private beach, the rear deck, and the comfort.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Stoneweld...
Louisiana
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4 reviews
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“Awesome locations”
Reviewed 14 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Nice accommodations, across the road from the beach and great location. Wonderful restaurants near by and close to the Turtle Farm. Leif and Sonya are very nice and can recommend anything you need. Definitely set up diving with Brad @ Cayman University Divers. You can met him across the road at the beach. Great diving.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: not a long enough stay
Travelling group: Young Children
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