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Staying at Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa In Grand Cayman

Ever heard of Grand Cayman? Pronounced KAY-MAN. Well, I hadn’t really until just recently. Grand Cayman is the largest of 3 islands situated to the West of Cuba. THANK YA JESUS that it was not affected by the recent hurricanes. I don’t think my heart could take the devastation of such a well-kept, underrated island!

Like many places in the Caribbean, you come to the islands for some rest and relaxation in the sun! Grand Cayman is by far one of my favorite beach destinations to visit and you’ll soon see why!

Here is my adventure staying at Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa! Grab your sunscreen babes, you’re in for a treat!

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Transport & Transit

Grand Cayman is only a hop and skip away from the United States, with the closest airport being Miami. Although it was still only a 2-hour flight from Atlanta…this place is easily accessible from just about anywhere. Weighing in as the largest islands don’t necessarily categorize it as big. Cayman only spans an area of about 76 square miles, making it super easy to get around.

That is…if you know how to drive on the left side of the road. Holy shit, let’s just say I looked like a drunk driver at all times a day. I highly recommend renting a car. It’s fairly inexpensive and the road system is a piece of cake! Plus, if you get lost, there is almost a bar on every street corner to save the day!

Kimpton Seafire Resort

Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa was JUST named a 5-star hotel and man did it exceed my expectations. I had to bitch slap myself when I arrived because I thought I was dreaming. Backing up to the Caribbean Sea, Seafire Resort had everything you could possibly want and then some.

4 restaurants to appeal to every appetite (or my multiple personalities) 2 bars to help you drink your worries away, 2 outdoor pools that are perfect for lounging and even a spa!

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With its modern nautical design and lounge areas in every corner of the hotel, you will not be disappointed anywhere. Best part? They include a 24-hour fitness center, free valet parking and all the non-motorized water sports your heart could only dream of!

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Rooms & Suites

I’ll let the room view do the talking. I was lucky enough to stay in a one bedroom suite on the top (10th) floor. Ocean views, 2 balconies…I felt like fucking Beyonce up there. Some might not know, but my mom is an interior designer, so my love of decorating comes from her (and 1000 episodes of HGTV) I was OBSESSED with the decor.seafire

Do you know how sometimes beach places can be tacky? Well, not here. Vibrant colors and patterns were strategically placed…these people knew WTF they were doing!

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Obviously, if you aren’t a queen like me…there are other more peasant affordable options. Some don’t face the ocean, and you probably won’t have an entire living room stocked with a mini bar, but who wants to stay inside most of the day anyway? Get your ass outside and enjoy Seafire Resort in Grand Cayman!

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 Eating & Drinking

Ah, my favorite part of almost any trip, THE ALCOHOL! Just kidding…but really. Here, there is no shortage of (overpriced) mixed cocktails. Who doesn’t love a refreshing cucumber spritzer by the beach? I know my alcoholic ass does.

My personal fav. on Seafire Resort property was the beachfront restaurant, Coccoloba. From swimming in the Seven Mile Beach to snacking on modern Mexican flare, you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu. A gentle ocean breeze to soothe that sunburn paired with fresh margaritas to make you forget about the outside world.

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If Mexican isn’t your style there are plenty of other up-scale or casual dining options around the resort. Breakfast, brunch (most important meal of the day) lunch and dinner options galore!

The indoor/outdoor areas inviting you to taste the sea while overlooking the sea is priceless!

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Activities & Amenities around Kimpton Seafire Resort

Some R & R is fun, but you know what’s even more fun? Outdoor activities. With the weather being hot and beautiful (like myself) all year round, you won’t be able to stay indoors!

Seafire Resort has something for every age. Want to book a private picnic hosted by their world-renowned chef? Or what about a special sunset cruise to a local hot spot for a more romantic approach? Even if you have those annoying little rodents (I’m talking about kids…) they even have a special club for them to hang out in!

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In the room, they gave me a schedule with daily activities that included outdoor yoga, and a social hour with free local beer and wine! After a nice beverage, you can head outside and rent everything from paddle boards to kayaks, to snorkel gear.

Forgot your GoPro (or too poor to own one after this trip?) Seafire has you covered! Free rentals included in your daily resort fee!

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Did I mention you can bring your bitches?? Not your girlfriends..well they can come to, but your pups! Can’t forget your furry friend at home. I’m talking any dog, cat, reptile etc. No one is left behind!

They state, “If it can fit through the door, it’s welcome!” This really resonates with me having not only a small but large dog that might be left out of some hotels. It’s sad that more places don’t accommodate pets like this, they need love too!!

Service & Staff

Sometimes at luxury boutique hotels, the services can be a little stuffy. Especially when you are a young adult staying in a really nice place. Like any island staff though, they welcome you with open arms.

Readily available to help you with any question, concern or request! Like when you need 20 bottles of water in your room, some more cookies and a mountain of pillows. I can’t help I’m needy!!

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Indoor, outdoor, poolside…it doesn’t matter. Each and every staff member brings something fresh and exciting to the table. A beautiful polish girl might take your drink order, and a hot South African guy might bring out your food. They are personable; they actually give a shit. I love making conversation and trading stories!

The Conclusion?

You need to locate Grand Cayman on a map, buy a flight and get your ass down! This amazing resort speaks for itself. Backing up to the Seven Mile Beach with the bluest water as far as the eye can see. If you want some trashy tourist trap then make your way to the Bahamas, but if you want a spectacular vacation from start to finish, you need to visit Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa…like now.

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Did you know that the reason it’s called SEAFIRE  RESORT is because of the sunsets they have there? It literally looks like the sea is on fire. Okay well actually, I don’t know if that’s true but it sounds pretty damn good.

OVERVIEW

Price Range$$$$

Company: Kimpton Hotels

LocationSeven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

Would you recommend? YES!!!!

Kimpton Hotels are scattered all around the United States and now popping up in parts of Europe. From the west coast of California to the sandy beaches of Grand Cayman, you will never be disappointed.

xo Bonvoyage Babes

ps. Thanks to Seafire Resort & Spa for hosting me. No one tied me up to write this review, all opinions are my own!

  1. Roads Best Traveled

    October 4th, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    We haven’t been to the Grand Cayman but you’ve convinced us! And Kimpton’s are definitely among our top choices. We love your comments about getting outdoors for the best activities! Thats the way to truly experience and enjoy a vaca 😉

  2. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    Aren’t they the best hotels?? I cannot wait to stay in more!!

  3. Whitney aka Mrs. Millennial

    October 4th, 2017 at 1:16 pm

    Wow, great timing on this post, as I was just thinking about doing Grand Cayman for a vacation next summer. They say it usually manages to avoid hurricanes, so that’s a plus. This property definitely looks gorgeous!

  4. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    YOU NEED TO GO! It is so underrated compared to other islands in the Caribbean and I have no idea why! It was amazing!

  5. justine

    October 4th, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    I haven’t been to the Carribeans! Maybe someday! This place looks sooooo nice and fancy but then I saw the $$$$ sign and I’m like yeah I wouldn’t be able to afford that. Gotta find a reach husband! hahaha

  6. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    haha gotta find you a sugar daddy 😉

  7. loudy

    October 4th, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    OMG the views looks amazing, this is looks like a very beautiful destination

  8. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    It is so amazing there!!

  9. Rosie

    October 4th, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    What a stunning resort! Your pictures are so beautiful, wish we were heading there tomorrow after reading your review! The rooms in particular look lovely, especially the huge bath tub! Glad you enjoyed your stay.

  10. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    Thank you!! I wish I was heading back honestly!

  11. Medha

    October 4th, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    Oh that view from the room ! Absolutely gorgeous. But you know what I loved the most about the hotel – the fact that they let you bring your pets ! That is super cool, more and more hotels should let you do that. Grand cayman looks amazing , would love to visit one day.

  12. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:32 pm

    I know I reallllly love this and wish more places would allow them! Big or small!

  13. Shibani

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:23 am

    Wow this looks a heavenly place to plan your stay around. I always love top floor rooms, they give access to wonderful views and with the kind of decor these rooms have..mindblowing 😀 Hope I get to stay there too when I get lucky to visit Cuba!!

  14. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:32 pm

    That would be awesome!

  15. My Travelogue by Bhushavali

    October 5th, 2017 at 3:42 am

    Your blog is a beautiful guide of USA to all of us who haven’t been there!!! Hope I’ll get to visit Grand Cayman myself and when I do I’ll definitely check out this resort. The view of the sea from there atop is just spectacular!

  16. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    That means a lot to me!! I wish one day you will be able to make it here!! Yes, I hope you get to visit GC too because it’s amazing@

  17. Mel Butler

    October 5th, 2017 at 4:51 am

    What a lovely resort and suite, I could easily go and stay here for a holiday, especially waking up with that view from your room and having breakfast. I love the fact that they gave you a schedule with daily activities so you know what is going on that is a great idea and I also like that they have a kids area so you can have a break and give the kids some fun things too

  18. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    I definitely don’t have kids but it would be a life saver if I did!!

  19. Blair villanueva

    October 5th, 2017 at 7:01 am

    I like the fact that you can bring your whole family including your four-legged babies in this hotel resort! More reason to book a flight and accommodation now 🙂

  20. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    That’s my favorite part!!

  21. Dawnmarie

    October 5th, 2017 at 7:05 am

    That view. That bathtub. That sunrise. That is enough to catch my attention. Ah, the simple yet amazing things in the beautiful places are what make me smile.

  22. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    Same here!!

  23. Rachel

    October 5th, 2017 at 8:27 am

    Gorgeous place and photos! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  24. Marieve

    October 5th, 2017 at 10:05 am

    I’d heard about Grand Cayman but had no idea it was so close to Cuba (I’ve been to Cuba so many times and I’m heartbroken to know and see the devastation the hurricanes caused !) Sure looks like an amazing resort ! Looks like you had a blast!

  25. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 12:35 pm

    Right?? I had no idea either!! Trust me, I hate that these hurricanes are destroying our islands!!

  26. Priyanka singh

    October 5th, 2017 at 3:20 pm

    You beautifully described about this property, that’s look really amazing. Your pictures with the details provided are cherry on the cake that can insist anyone about the property and why not when they are providing so much to every masses of every age and to pets of the guests too.

  27. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    Exactly!!

  28. amit

    October 5th, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    Looks like an incredible resort, although I am on the other end of the budget and mainly stay in hostels (although I am looking at alternatives now) maybe one day I will be able to splurge out on a 5 star resort like this

  29. Tatum Skipper

    October 5th, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    I definitely do both ends of the spectrum!

  30. Shem Hooda

    October 5th, 2017 at 11:05 pm

    I’ve always wanted to visit Grand Cayman! It looks stunning (and I’m also thrilled it wasn’t affected). This resort is GORG! I’d love to sit back and relax here. And TWO balconies? Holy crap — I’m in! This place looks like a dream!

  31. Tatum Skipper

    October 6th, 2017 at 3:39 pm

    You totally should!! I don’t know why I overlooked it for so long!

  32. Heraa

    October 6th, 2017 at 2:06 am

    Wow Kimpton hotel sounds like the place where I should be spending my next holidays. The hotel is looking amazing with a lot of facilities and fantastic views.

  33. Tatum Skipper

    October 6th, 2017 at 3:40 pm

    Definitely worth checking out!

  34. Elisa

    October 6th, 2017 at 2:07 am

    What an amazing place to stay at! It really does look like you had an amazing time. We also love to be active and spend most of our time out specially with that gorgeous beach. I love how at the resort you have everything at your fingertips. I’ll definitely keep it in mind if we head that way.

  35. Tatum Skipper

    October 6th, 2017 at 3:40 pm

    I love the outdoors too so they made it really easy to enjoy all of that!

  36. Katie

    October 6th, 2017 at 6:26 am

    This looks like a stunning hotel! Would love to visit here and relax!!! GORGEOUS!

  37. Tatum Skipper

    October 6th, 2017 at 3:41 pm

    So stunning!!

  38. Melitta

    October 9th, 2017 at 9:00 am

    Wow, it looks like the holiday spot I’ve been looking for! It’s now firmly at the top of my bucket list! Thanks for all the info and tips x

  39. Tatum Skipper

    October 10th, 2017 at 10:23 am

    YAy!

  40. James

    October 9th, 2017 at 9:38 am

    The Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa looks like the perfect place to stay in the Grand Caymen. How the restaurant is set up to enjoy the sea view looks perfect. It’s very useful how they give you a daily schedule each morning so you can plan your day – also not to miss social hour!

  41. Tatum Skipper

    October 10th, 2017 at 10:23 am

    Social Hour was a must!

  42. Gabriella

    October 9th, 2017 at 10:34 am

    Wow, this place is soooo beautiful! I love the fact that it is a luxury hotel and still accepts pets. That’s also a big one for me because I hate leaving my pup behind. And the cookie they gave you looks amazing!! Thanks for sharing this experience!

  43. Tatum Skipper

    October 10th, 2017 at 10:23 am

    My dogs are my life so this is huge for their company!!

  44. Lisa

    October 9th, 2017 at 10:44 am

    Seafire is absolutely gorgeous! Cayman is somewhere I’d love to go, maybe one day. The hotel looks stunning, so does your cocktail! Great to hear they also allow dogs there! A great read.

  45. Tatum Skipper

    October 10th, 2017 at 10:24 am

    You have to make a visit one day!!

  46. Rachelle

    October 9th, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    I guess I never really realized that there was a resort this amazing on Grand Cayman! I’d totally feel like Queen Bey in that room as well! I could totally see myself lounging by the water with a (non-alcoholic) drink in my hand, and it sounds like the staff really do care about their guests!

  47. Tatum Skipper

    October 10th, 2017 at 10:24 am

    haha yassss Queen Bey! The staff is amazing there.

  48. Martha

    October 9th, 2017 at 7:43 pm

    Was that a boat wreck you snorkeled to?! It looks amazing! Everything here looks amazing and super relaxing. I just might book a stay 🙂

  49. Tatum Skipper

    October 10th, 2017 at 10:25 am

    It’s the Kittiewake! But actually the Hurricane moved it around so it’s an entirely new dive site now!

  50. Joella

    October 9th, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    Kimpton is a fantastic brand so I am not surprised they have an incredible hotel here. I would love to stay in the suite and enjoy that incredible view. Also how amazing that they include a GoPro rental. Now that is a useful amenity to add and something I am happy to pay that resort fee for. And yes I love that Kimpton is pet friendly. It is one of the reasons I love this brand.

  51. Tatum Skipper

    October 10th, 2017 at 10:26 am

    They are an awesome company! I’ve stayed at a lot of their hotels for that reason!!

  52. Tracy

    October 9th, 2017 at 10:06 pm

    I would love to go there. The place you stayed looks so luxurious and fancy! I am putting this on my travel destinations list!

  53. Tatum Skipper

    October 10th, 2017 at 10:26 am

    For sure!

  54. Abhinav Singh

    October 9th, 2017 at 10:27 pm

    It’s the first time I am hearing about Grand Cayman. Wow, there is so much to do in this resort. You must have not even felt like going out. I like the interior of the rooms too. Pastel color scheme makes it all the more soothing.

  55. Tatum Skipper

    October 10th, 2017 at 10:26 am

    It was kind of my first time too, but I am so happy we found it!

  56. Abigail Sinsona

    October 10th, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    I love being pampered while on vacation! This resort seems to tick all the right boxes when it comes to the ultimate pampering. I love the view on the pool – I could spend all day just lounging there!

  57. Cat

    October 11th, 2017 at 10:58 am

    What a beautiful property! I especially love the decor of the lobby and your room! You have such a spacious room and the ocean view from your balcany is stunning!

  58. Jocelyn

    October 11th, 2017 at 2:22 pm

    Went to Grand Cayman years ago on a cruise but didn’t have much time to do anything other than look at sea turtles and wonder what was stashed in the off-shore accounts at the banks 😉 Hotel looks lovely…I like all-inclusive places like that since it sometimes slows you down and takes a lot of stress out of the picture.

  59. Barry

    October 15th, 2017 at 7:59 am

    Looks like an epic place to stay. Love the pool and having the sea so close is always a bonus! I’m a big fan of early morning beach runs so this is the place for me 🙂

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