Ocean Kai

72 people have viewed this property this week.
6 Bedrooms
6 Bathrooms
12 Sleeps


Ocean Kai is built on the oceanfront along a sandy ridge in Cayman Kai. Spanning over 5,500 square feet of vaulted living space and an open design, Ocean Kai sleeps 12 guests across 6 bedroom suites. 

Upon entering the great room there is an immediate "wow factor" as your eyes take in the ocean views through a wall of glass doors and windows looking out over the pool deck.

The open living area has a cathedral ceiling accentuating the home’s size and grandeur. A mezzanine loft with a glass railing serves as a media room and has an oceanfront windowed dormer with outstanding ocean views.

A full-width, oceanfront shaded veranda overlooks a 38-foot private pool with steps leading down to your own sandy beach. The veranda is furnished with plush sectional seating and an outdoor dining area.

Sleeping Arrangements
(Sleeps 12 guests total)

  • East Suite – oceanfront, king bed, walk-out access to the pool deck, ensuite bath with dual vanity, TV, soaking tub, and separate shower.
  • West Suite – oceanfront, king bed, walk-out access to the pool deck, ensuite bath with dual vanity, TV, soaking tub, and a separate shower.
  • Middle Suite – oceanfront, queen bed, walk-out access to the pool deck, ensuite bath with dual vanity, TV, soaking tub, and a separate shower.
  • West Queen Suite – garden views, queen bed, ensuite bath with dual vanity, TV, soaking tub, and separate shower.
  • East Queen Suite – garden views, queen bed*, TV, an ensuite bath with shower tub combo; new queen bed not pictured.
  • Garden Suite – home office with two twin beds, garden views, shares hall bathroom.

Ocean Kai’s kitchen is a vacationing chef’s paradise. Featuring marble countertops, all-white cabinets, and high-end appliances, guests can whip up a home-cooked meal or hire a private chef for a night of in-villa dining. 

Guests can choose to eat in the formal dining room or step out onto the veranda for a night of al-fresco dining. A propane grill is located near the pool deck for island cookouts.


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

**Silver Thatch tandem kayaks available for discounted rental.  Signed waiver required, Paddles included. 

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Sandy Beach
Private Pool & Sun Deck
Oceanfront Veranda
Central A/C
High Speed WiFi
Flat Screen TVs
Cable TV
Apple/Smart TVs
Full Kitchen
Gourmet Appliances
Wine Fridge
Propane Grill
Home Security System
Washer & Dryer
Beach & Bath Towels Provided
Linens Provided
No Smoking Allowed
No Pets Permitted
Off-Street Parking
Tandem Kayaks for Rent

Beach Notes

Ocean Kai is only a mile east of the famous Rum Point Club and enjoys a sandy beach and excellent snorkeling.

The entire island is only 22 miles wide from west to east, so you are never too far from anywhere on Grand Cayman.

The homes on the oceanfront in Rum Point offer great reef-protected snorkeling. The beaches usually have plenty of white sand, but also can have spots of rocky “ironshore” with natural rock formations.

The closer you get to Rum Point, usually the sandier the beach as well as swimming. Either way, with the abundant marine life we have in the water, you will want to wear pool shoes or fins for foot protection. The trade winds from the east also make flying insects less of a nuisance—many of the homes in Rum Point don’t even need a screened porch.

The big draw to this area is the proximity to the Rum Point Club, a public beach club that offers a fantastic barefoot beach, many water sports, a restaurant bar and grill, a gift shop, and pick-up beach volleyball games. Also near Rum Point is the Kaibo Yacht Club restaurant, bar and marina.

Lastly, we have 2 large resorts in the east end (Morritt's and The Reef) that offer manicured beaches as well as restaurants, a modern grocery store, liquor store, gift shops, a Subway sandwich shop, and a cafe/pastry shop. These two resorts also offer scuba, snorkel trips, jet skis, windsurfing, kiteboarding, ocean front pools and bar service.

General Grand Cayman Beach Notes

All beaches in Grand Cayman are technically public since the Crown owns up to the high water mark.

The shoreline quality behind your property may vary slightly from the images on our website due to shifting tides and weather patterns. 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 over the years during the 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.

The 10% Guest Service Fee includes your Silver Thatch Membership.

Member Benefits

  • Centralized on-island Guest Services & Welcome Center
  • Unlimited use of Silver Thatch Fitness Center (18+ yrs.)
  • Business Center Access: computers, printer, scanner, & FedEx/DHL supplies
  • Proprietary Silver Thatch Guest Discount Card
  • 10% advance booking discount for private charter
  • Complimentary use of snorkel equipment
  • Guest parcel receipt & hold for check-in
  • Jacques Scott Wine & Spirits pre-order & hold for check-in
  • Referral to preferred vendors, guest services desk assistance
  • Airport arrival Fast-Track VIP Process (fee charged by CAA)
  • Special event/dinner reservations

At-Villa Benefits

  • Welcome amenity basket
  • Complimentary early check-in, if no check out on same day
  • Day-after-arrival guest services follow-up
  • Gilchrist & Soames bath products
  • Pre-stocking of groceries & beverages (delivery fee applies)
  • Arrange chefs, cooks, babysitting & family photography
  • $3,000 of Accidental Villa Damage Protection
  • Complimentary pack-n-plays, booster seats, & baby gates
  • Tandem kayaks and stand up paddleboards (SUPs) available for discounted rental*

*Signed waiver required 

Guest Reviews of Ocean Kai

Grand Cayman , 

5 out of 5 stars based on 5 user reviews

No Home Better!!!

Review by Ellen on 09/25/2019
5 out of 5
This marks another wonderful stay with Grand Cayman Villas for our Grand Cayman holiday. Family of 8, all adults, room to spread out for everyone, plenty of privacy. Very large home in Rum Point. Amazing views, minimal seaweed issue, nice kayaking and snorkeling. Thank you! We look forward to our next trip and recommend Ocean Kai to everyone!

Lovely modern villa, good for a big group

Review by Ella on 05/31/2019
5 out of 5
The house is modern, spacious and comfortable, and the outdoor space/view is what sells it. Each bedroom has a beautiful private bathroom and individual AC zoning. This was perfect for our group of 4 couples + an infant. Kitchen/common space is lovely and modern and the outdoor patio + pool area were beautiful so we spent the majority of our vacation at the property! The location was also great for our group - quiet part of the island but short drive to convenience stores and access to dive shops/water sports (also loved the kaibo beach bar area down the road). The property manager was very accessible, which we appreciated. There were a few not so perfect things. The seaweed build up on beach made it unusable, but the property manager made efforts to have it cleared out, however we wished this had happened sooner during stay. To their credit, this is a seasonal issue they cannot control so we did not let this affect our rating. The cleaning crew was still on-site 2.5hours beyond check-in time. Lastly, wifi did not reach any of the bedrooms - this was tough for getting work done in a private room or streaming online such as cartoons for kids. That all said, we are giving the villa 5-stars as it was as pictured online, property manager was very accessible, and we really enjoyed the property. We would come back, recommend it to others and hopefully next time we beat the seaweed takeover!

Huge Home with Best Views

Review by Sammy M. on 05/08/2019
5 out of 5
We have been coming to Grand Cayman for 5 years and try to stay in a different home/location each time. Ocean Kai is by far our favorite. The pictures just do not show how large the home is. The loft is perfect for kids and watching tv. The beach was a nice sand. We swam and snorkeled every day. Recommend a trip to Stingray City with Silver Thatch Charters - Joe is the best!!! I think we return to this home now.!!!

Perfect for Our Family

Review by Rosemary on 03/26/2019
5 out of 5
Ocean Kai was perfect for our family of 12, 7 adults and 5 kids (9 and under). Location was great, quiet but close enough to enjoy many adventures. Villa was spacious and more beautiful than anticipated. Pool was great and we had to get in the gorgeous waters of the Caribbean! What a view to wake up to every morning

A Gem in Cayman Kai

Review by Trish on 03/07/2019
5 out of 5
My husband and I have been renting houses yearly on the north side of Grand Cayman for the last 20 years. We like to invite relatives and friends from around the US to join us for a week at a time. Our recent stay at Ocean Kai was spectacular. All 16 guests (over a 3 week period) agreed that this was the best house we have stayed in. We particularly liked the fact that all 5 bedrooms were on the first floor since most of us were over 60. The pool was beautiful, with plenty of room and well tended to weekly by the pool service. The abundance of chaise lounges was appreciated. We spent quite a bit of time enjoying the patio eating and sitting areas (nicely shaded). Good snorkeling out to the reef. Good water flow in the showers, not always the case. We definitely plan to rent Ocean Kai again. As always, Jim was great about responding immediately to the small problem we had and made sure it was immediately corrected. My only complaint would be that the TV does not have as many stations as other houses we have stayed in. However, the internet connections were better than most.

Booking Rules

  • 5 nights minimum stay required.
  • 6 nights minimum required over Thanksgiving week.
  • 7 nights minimum required over Christmas and New Year's week.
  • Christmas & New Year's dates are split into two rental periods. Please inquire with your travel dates prior to booking.
  • Shorter stays may be available but subject to a higher cleaning fee. Please inquire before booking.
  • Must be 25 years or older to book and must occupy the property during the entire stay.

Villa Cleaning & Sanitation

All villas are cleaned and sanitized prior to each guest's arrival. We also ask our owners to provide a starter supply of extra cleaning products.

Additional housekeeping services can be purchased after booking in 3-hour time blocks. Scheduling may be coordinated with your property manager upon arrival.

Taxes & Fees

  • 13% Occupancy Tax added to all rates.
  • 10% Guest Service Fee includes your Silver Thatch Membership.
  • A Departure Cleaning Fee is required for all stays. 
  • Owner requires a $2,500 refundable excess cleaning and damage deposit.

Map Notes

Nearby Points of Interest

Getting Around

A rental car is highly recommended. Taxi cabs are unreliable and expensive outside of town and Seven Mile Beach. Plus, there is no Uber or Lyft on the island 

For rental cars, we recommend AvisMarshalls, or Hertz

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