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2019 Fall

New Haven Quay, Cayman Islands
The bold exterior design of a modern home in Canal Point conceals aprivate oasis of cool, white calm within.
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Long Bay Villas, Anguilla
Sometimes, out of adversity comes opportunity. That was certainly the case for one real estate developer and investor, who had long coveted three villas – Sea, Sand and Sky – that perched above the quiet shores of Long Bay, Anguilla.
Driftwood and Pinkie Palace, Cayman Islands
Pinkie Palace, a restored century-old cottage, and Driftwood, a newly built home designed in traditional Caymanian style, weave together an eloquent story that touches on history, sustainability, transience, and the owners' globetrotting adventures.
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AGUA'S WORLD CLASS MIXOLOGIST GOES FOR GOLD
Hot on the heels of his World Class Cayman 2019 win, Agua mixologist, Cory Scruggs, is deep in training in Costa Rica, alongside five other Caribbean champions, in preparation for the final event in Glasgow. To try his award-winning cocktails, visit Agua in Camana Bay.
CAYMAN REAL ESTATE AT THE MONACO YACHT SHOW
International Realty Group Ltd, (IRG), one of Cayman’s leading real estate brokers, recently showcased a portfolio of properties at the Monaco Yacht Show. The four-day event, held annually at the iconic riviera port, is widely regarded as the crown jewel in the super yacht calendar.
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Howard McLaughlin, KUAVO Cayman
Howard has worked in the Cayman Islands real estate industry since 2008, he opened the CIREBA affiliated KUAVO® Cayman in March 2018. A sixth-generation Caymanian, Howard was raised and educated in the UK, where he received his BA in Planning and Regeneration before embarking on a career as a successful real estate professional both in the UK and Cayman.
BAHIA, South Sound, Cayman Islands
Live the vacation lifestyle at Bahia, a collection of oceanside abodes with resort-style amenities in South Sound.
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BCQS INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATES 50 YEAR MILESTONE
Originally established in 1969 to provide professional real estate services to meet the needs of Caribbean clients, BCQS has grown into one of the largest, most experienced independent property and development consultancies throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Attributing their success over the last fifty years to commitment, focus and investing in the very best people, their sights are set on a long and successful future. www.bcqs.com • (345) 949 8644
PERWINKLE, Cayman Islands
A Genuine Sense of Place
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Sleep Well
So simple, so natural, so essential...but sometimes so hard to achieve.
Must-Haves | Perfect Presents
Gift Ideas
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Dare to Dream
Real Report
George Town Revitalisation
There is a clear need – and a widely shared desire – to breathe life back into George Town: to make it not just a business centre, but also a place where people live and play, a place that is buzzing at night as well as by day. For this to happen there are a number of issues that need to be addressed, which will require both public and private sector investment and cooperation.
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Adam Stewart, The Sandals Foundation
Adam Stewart may be the son of Gordon 'Butch' Stewart, founder of the hotel empire Sandals Resorts International, but he is a pioneering entrepreneur in his own right. He has grown and evolved the Sandals empire through constant innovation and a determination to exceed expectations, earning multiple awards both personally and for the Sandals and Beaches Resorts brands. But he is also a committed philanthropist.
Postcard from Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba: a friendly-faced city of derelict buildings, run-down balconies and cobbled pathways teeming with activity. The bustling alleyways are filled with intoxicating smells, vivid sights and a cacophony of sound. Nowhere else on the planet has been so stalled in its development, but in recent years, Cuba has restored diplomatic relations with the US and other countries, and is slowly emerging from its Soviet-era stasis. Not just about the cigars and rum, Cuba is vivid and arresting, capturing and ensnaring you with its colourful culture and its vibrant daily life.
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Watersports | Cayman Islands
Cayman's constant sunshine, deserted beaches and warm seas create ideal conditions for almost any water sport. Blogger, avid kite surfer and all-round water woman, Maya Lewis, shares her favourite on-island water-based activities.
Bijou Garden
Even the smallest outdoor space can be turned into a colourful, character-filled garden paradise. Don't let limited size clip your creative wings: there are plenty of easy tips and tricks to turn even a tiny yard into a bijou gem.
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A Messy Kitchen
For Carefree Entertaining
Avocado
Caribbean Flavour
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Downtown Reach, Cayman Islands
Sixtees Properties Developments puts modern, affordable homes within reach.
Festive Spirits | Cocktails
These tasty tipples will certainly add some jolly and cheer to your holidays.
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Alow Vera
The botanical that needs so little but gives so much.
CAYMAN NATIONAL CELEBRATES 45 YEARS
Proudly celebrating 45 years of success through service excellence, Cayman National's longevity, accomplishments, ideology and aspirations set the foundations for a bright future of growth, development and success alongside its new strategic alliance with Republic Financial Holdings Limited. Cayman National remains committed to helping individuals, businesses and the community to prosper this year and beyond.
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BUTTERFIELD ANNOUNCES EXPANSION WITH NEW CAMANA BAY LOCATION
This Fall sees the opening of Butterfield's new, full-service Banking Centre at 1 Nexus Way, Camana Bay. Along with designated meeting spaces for appointments with the wealth management, corporate banking and lending services teams, comes the full suite of banking services, including teller and ATM services. A formal opening date will be announced.
LIVING.KY – Furnishing Dreams
Paul Blount moved to the Islands with his Caymanian wife and opened Noah’s Ark, The Store for Children, in 2002. A few years later, the family moved to the US, where he spent nine years developing a home goods distribution business. Having amassed valuable experience and contacts in the business, he returned to Cayman and launched LIVING.KY in 2018.
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BIG ASS FANS ARE AVAILABLE AT A.L. THOMPSON'S
Need big air for a big space? Then you need a Big Ass Fan. Now an authorised distributor, A. L. Thompson's line of overhead and portable directional fans promise to save on energy, while lowering temperatures up to ten degrees. See what’s in stock or order for your specific needs at A. L. Thompson's.
AZURE CELEBRATES 11 YEARS AND MOVES TO CARIBBEAN PLAZA
Celebrating eleven successful years in the luxury property market, Azure Realty marks its milestone with a move to new, larger premises at Caribbean Plaza, in the heart of Seven Mile Beach. On offer? One of Cayman’s newest luxury oceanfront residential developments, the new Dolphin Point Club North West Point. www.AzureRealtyCayman.com • (345) 946 2987
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BON VIVANT NOW OFFERING GERMAN CABINETRY BY BEECK
In addition to design services and luxury appliances, Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio now offers German-made kitchen and bathroom cabinetry by Beeck. Their team of designers stands ready to turn spaces you spend time in, into places you won’t want to leave. Schedule a consultation today. info@bonvivant.ky • www.bonvivant.ky
BOTANIKA UNION OFFERS ‘ART OF LIVING’ APPROACH TO RELAXATION
Botanika Union (B/U) at Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, offers a unique vision of a spa experience unseen elsewhere on the island. A nourishing space, featuring a changing programme of holistic treatments and therapies, its dream is to create an 'Art of Living' routine in recognition of the power of rituals in creating abundance, vitality, goodness and balance.
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OCTANE HOME THEATRE SEATING AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT CREATIVE TECH
Offering innovative designs and extreme comfort at amazingly competitive prices, Octane Theatre Seating is the industry's number one home theatre chair manufacturer. Using only the highest quality components and materials to create these exceptional seats, options come in a selection of leathers, fabrics and colours with additional fun add-ons such as tray tables, reading lights and cup holders, so you never need to leave your seat.
Dr. Brian Backman of REVIV, Cayman Islands
Dr. Brian Backman is the Medical Director of REVIV Grand Cayman and has led the team since 2016. Dr. Backman is a physician, holding a degree from McGill University, Canada and a surgeon with 42 years of experience. We discuss with Dr. Backman the therapies available at REVIV and the multiple benefits clients can expect.
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345AV Ltd. - Cayman Islands
Home automation technologies are intuitive, aesthetically unobtrusive, can save on energy costs and are an effective means of future-proofing your home with easy round-the-clock access.
CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY AT THE CURIO COLLECTION BY HILTON
This luxury business and wellness boutique hotel features over 80 rooms available for purchase, including a select number of units for full-time residency. Reap the benefits of owning your own hotel room that's part of the almost $700 billion wellness tourism industry and earn over 6% return on your investment. Owners also receive two weeks a year to use their suite and numerous other hotel discounts and perks. Until December 31st, 2019, all units are eligible for significant savings on stamp duty. www.ncbgroup.ky/hotel • (345) 946 9622
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DDL STUDIO EXPANDS TEAM, CAYMAN ISLANDS
The largest design practice in the Cayman Islands, and the only one offering services in Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Interior Design, Property Valuation, Project Management, Master Planning and Dispute Resolution, DDL Studio is freshening up its space and expanding its team of qualified professionals in all service areas on offer to its Cayman clients. www.ddlstudio.com • (345) 949 3622
Acupuncture
In medicine, needles are usually associated with pain. But in acupuncture, inserting needles at specific points on the body can actually relieve pain.
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GOVERNOR’S AWARD 2019 HAS LAUNCHED, CAYMAN ISLANDS
ISLAND HERITAGE CELEBRATES ONE YEAR OF PENSION SERVICES IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS
ISLAND HERITAGE CELEBRATES ONE YEAR OF PENSION SERVICES IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS 'Goodbye Tension, Hello Pension the Island Heritage Way' Island Heritage celebrates one year of providing pension services in Cayman. Backed by BF&M's strength and rich 115-year history, Island Heritage offers superior strength, flexibility and transparency, combined with the service and professionalism only it can deliver. For more info on retirement products: (345) 949 7280 • retirement@islandheritage.com.ky
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KIRK FREEPORT LAUNCHES NEW TAG HEUER GUY HARVEY LIMITED EDITION TIMEPIECE, CAYMAN ISLANDS
OLEA RESIDENCES ELIGIBLE FOR STAMP DUTY SAVINGS UNTIL DECEMBER 31ST 2019
The developers of OLEA are pleased to announce that every residence is eligible for stamp duty savings until December 31st, 2019, resulting in savings of up to US $142,000 depending on the size of unit. Discover the many other benefits of living in OLEA, including its proximity to the town centre of Camana Bay and Cayman International School, sustainable features that will significantly reduce operating costs, incredible amenities like its resort-style pool and lazy river and much more. Camana Bay Sales Centre • www.camanabay.com/olea • (345) 640 OLEA
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PARAMOUNT CARPET MARKS 52 YEARS IN BUSINESS, CAYMAN ISLANDS
AWARD WINNING POOL PATROL OFFERS THE PERFECT SWIM, CAYMAN ISLANDS
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THE RESIDENCES AT SEAFIRE OFFERS OPTIONAL TURNKEY RENTAL PROGRAMME FOR OWNERS, CAYMAN ISLANDS
The Modern Age of Barbering
The men's grooming industry is booming. Partly due to hit TV shows like Mad Men and Peaky Blinders, the hairstyles of our grandfathers are back in fashion. Modern men are loving their hair again. How you cut and style your hair speaks volumes about who you are and where you’re going. So what's the right style for you? Kaleigh Walker, stylist at Vintage shares a round up of this season's on-trend cuts and how to style them.
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RUGS ORIENTAL ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE CARIBBEAN BLUE COLLECTION, CAYMAN ISLANDS
This exclusive line of handmade rugs is inspired by the stunning colours of the Caribbean Sea. Inspired by various coastal locations around the Cayman Islands, the entire custom-designed collection features the gorgeous hews of blue and turquoise typically found in each setting. Visit Rugs Oriental in the Galleria Plaza to learn more about this exciting new collection. www.rugsoriental.ky • (345) 943 7847
ROBERT TOWELL ARCHITECTURE WINS AT THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY AWARDS 2019-2020, CAYMAN ISLANDS
Robert Towell Architect designed 'Casa W' won 'Best Single Family House in the Cayman Islands and the Caribbean for 2019–2020' at the International Property Awards held in Toronto at the Royal York Hotel in October 2019. Read more about this award winning 'Showcase Home' on page 12.
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KARNDEAN DESIGN FLOORING AVAILABLE AT STAFFORD FLOORING, CAYMAN ISLANDS
From the intricate grain details in real woods to the timeless tactile qualities of natural stones, Karndean use the latest technology to bring you floors that are the ultimate in style, with high performance and quality to last for a lifetime in residential and 15-20 years commercial use. Now available at Stafford Flooring in Governors Square. www.staffordflooring.com • (345) 943 2722
TRIO ARCHITECTURE WINS AT THE USA AND AMERICAS PROPERTY AWARDS, CAYMAN ISLANDS
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VIGORO INSTALLS INTERIORSCAPES AT STARBUCKS, CAYMAN ISLANDS
Go Alfresco
Must-Haves, Picnic
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Must-Haves
Bohemian Rhapsody
Historic Preservation
Protecting properties of significance in the Cayman Islands
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Sail Away | Caribbean Resorts
With islands, beaches and boats aplenty, the question for many Caribbean travellers is how best to explore: cruising between ports of call with the wind in your hair, or sampling the land-based luxe of the finest resorts? The good news is, you may not have to choose.
Island Charm, Caribbean Resorts
From wellness weekends to rainforest retreats, and cool colonial elegance to barefoot beach chic, Caribbean vacations take many forms. The following one-of-a-kind resorts each boast their own unique brand of island charm.
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Wall Art
Nobody likes to stare at a blank wall. It begs to be embellished and that can be far more creative than hanging a couple of pictures or splashing on some paint. These are a few of our favourite ways to make your walls into works of art.