rooms are set up in advance with high chairs, cribs and other items as
The casuarina trees found along the Westin's
beach have long been used by fishermen offshore
to get their bearings.
Condos & Villas
Anchorage , 1989 West Bay Road,
345-945-4088, fax 345-945-5001,
www.imexpages.com/anchorage, $$-$$$. These 15 villa units are located
on the northern end of Seven Mile Beach, almost to West Bay. Each of the
two-bedroom units is decorated in cool Caribbean colors; all include air-
conditioning, ceiling fans, kitchens, laundry, maid service, television, and
VCR. Guest facilities include a pool, snorkeling and tennis.
Avalon , West Bay Road,
345-945-4171, fax 345-945-4189, www.cay-
man.org/avalon, $$$. Located just south of the public beach, these elegant
condominiums are some of the island's most exclusive. Each of the 14 units
has three bedrooms, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, full kitchen, maid ser-
vice, TV, and VCR; guest facilities include pool, snorkeling and tennis.
Aqua Bay Club , West Bay Road,
345-945-4728, fax 345-945-5681,
www.aquabayclub.com, $$$. This 21-unit condominium resort (formerly
Grand Bay Club) on Seven Mile Beach, recently underwent an extensive
renovation. “A total remodeling within the past year, including new land-
scaping as well as a new roof, brought our property well above the stan-
dard,” said Walter Puk, director of marketing. Honeymooners, divers,
golfers, families and couples are target markets for this property with one-
and two-bedroom oceanfront units. Each unit has a view of the sea and is
fully equipped. Guests facilities include a freshwater pool, tennis, and
Britannia Villas , West Bay Road,
800-223-1234, 345-949-1234, fax
345-949-8032, www.britanniavillas.com, $$$. Britannia Villas lie beyond
the Hyatt Regency guest rooms, adjacent to the Britannia golf course
(across the road from the beach but connected with a covered walkway
above the traffic). The Britannia Villas are longtime villa favorites, espe-
cially popular with families; they include all the hotel amenities, with six
pools, restaurants, beach bar, spa, fitness center, tennis, and a children's
club. Along with standard rooms, there are 50 one- to four-bedroom villas
and 10 bi-level suites.
Caribbean Club , West Bay Road,
345-945-4099, fax 345-945-4443,
www.caribclub.com, $$. Eighteen one- and two-bedroom pastel pink villas
offer seaside relaxation. Six of the villas are beachfront; others have a gar-
den view. All rooms have a full kitchen, air conditioning, ceiling fan, TV,
phone, dining room, and furnished patio. Facilities here include tennis.
When you get hungry, head to Lantana's, one of the island's top restaurants.