Frequently Asked Questions

How far are you from the Airport?

18 minutes drive from the Airport (7.45 miles).

How much is the Taxi ride from the Airport to the B&B?

Between $37.50 USD and $70 USD depending on the time of day.

Do we need to rent a car?

Yes renting a car is recommended to experience the entirey of the Island.

How far is the B&B from Georgetown?

19 minutes from George Town (7.45 miles).

What is your smoking policy?

Shangri-La is an entirely non smoking property (US$100 fine for smoking in the house or on the property)

How far is the B&B from 7 mile beach?

We are located 2.75 miles from the centre of 7 mile public beach [with facilities and gazebos] next to Calico Jacks.

Is the beach within walking distance?

1.3 miles from Cemetery Beach [beginning of 7 mile beach] We are 1.75 miles from West Bay Dock

What time is check-in/check-out?

Check-In: 2:00 pm // Check-Out: 11:00 am

What's for breakfast?

Breakfast selections range from:
Coffee, Tea, Juices, Fresh Fruit, Sticky Toffee Soufflé, Waffles, Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes, Raisin & Apple Oatmeal, 3 Egg Omelet, Scrambled Eggs, Poached Eggs, Bacon, Breakfast Quiche, Croissants, French Toast Souffle or whatever the chef’s whim is that morning!

Is breakfast included?

Breakfast is included in the rate of our Rooms, but not in our Suites that have en-suite kitchens (Papaya & Mango Suite).
We will happily add breakfast for our Suite guests for an additional US$15/person/day.

Can I have breakfast earlier [e.g, if I am diving]?

Yes, if you are leaving early perhaps for a dive we can arrange a continental breakfast for you on request

Are there any restaurants close by?

Yes, we are conveniently situated close to fine dining. Please check out our Attractions page for listed restaurants.

Are there activities close by?

Yes, we are conveniently situated close to many activities

Do you have wireless internet connection?

Yes we provide wireless internet at no charge to our guests

Are there blowdryers in the rooms?

Yes we supply a blowdryer in all rooms

Do you provide pool towels?

Yes, we provide pool towels at no charge to our guests

Are beach towels & beach chairs available?

Yes, we supply both beach towels and chairs at no charge

Do I need to exchange my money to the local CI Dollar?

Most establishments accept US and the local Cayman Dollar – all other currencies can be exchanged at many local Banks

Can we use the main kitchen to cook?

No, but we do provide a BBQ in the garden

What is your cancellation policy?

Guests will be charged 50% of the total reservation amount if they cancel more than 30 days before their check-in date. Reservations covering any part of Dec 20-Jan 6, or cancellations made within 30 days of check-in, are non-refundable. Out of fairness to all guests, our cancellation policy is applied consistently.

Are children allowed?

We can only accommodate children over 14 years of age.