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peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

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peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

Hello

I teach & write about health & wellness. I am planning to come to Cayman for 6mths (sept thru march) to develop some new teaching materials so need somewhere peaceful & quiet to do that.

Which areas of Grand Cayman would meet this criteria? And what sort of rental in C$ (approx) for a simple 1-bed apartment (as I am on a budget :)

Thank you in advance for your replies

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1. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

Check out caymannewresident.com. Don't know if you can get a tourist visa for six months without owning property or what have you. Might need to check that out a gov.ky. Lots of places to live, work permits are for six months so people are well used to that time frame. Good luck! You can also check out classifieds in the local newspapers. You can get info in the Caymanian Compass, Cayman Net News., etc.

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2. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

Here is a link to the Ecay classified ads for rental going for less that $1000/month:

http://www.ecaytrade.com/index.php?catid=288

No problem with a tourist staying 6 months.

Edited: 05 July 2011, 19:49
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3. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

Thanks for the info. Would it be best to head for somewhere like Rum Bay or perhaps down South? Which area do you prefer?

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4. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

If you don't have a car, stay near a bus line, Savannah or Bodden Town. South Sound is nice as well, but probably more expensive. I would avoid George Town, and West Bay.

If you will have a car, add East End and North Side to the mix. Rum Point will not be within your budget constraints nor will Seven Mile Beach.

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5. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

That's brilliant & very helpful. Thanks.

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6. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

How about one of the sister islands? Much less expensive.

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7. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

Thank you but from what I can tell from researching online the sister islands look too quiet. If that is an incorrect assumption please let me know :)

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8. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

You are definitely right....The sister islands are definitely quiet! Great for people who like it that way, but if you want lots of restaurants and activities, Grand Cayman is the place for you.

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9. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

Look into the Grandview Condominiums on Seven Mile Beach. I believe they have short term rentals available. They are directly on the beach - great location and extremely quiet. If I had 6 months to write, I would stay at Grandview for sure.

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10. Re: peaceful, quiet & safe for long-term rental?

Don't go-

Cayman is full of crime nowadays and the subculture is out of control. The police are nothing more than unarmed locals and probably wouldn't report a crime if they saw one- just like in the US.

In recent weeks a Caybrew worker was shot through the eye and a Bodden town gas station woman worker was also shot. Yesterday a woman was reported missing from Bodden Town and it does not look good.

(right next to the celebrated Turtle Nest Inn)

This country is turning into Haiti by the day- guess why?

Read the news and judge for yourself.

Just my two cents.........

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