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The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman<br><br> Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
17. The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Price: From $2.9 million
Move-in date: Immediately
Contact: 345-815-7777; www.residences-cayman.com
Ritz-Carlton brings elegance and sophistication to its new 69 full-ownership residences, from two to seven bedrooms (2,400 to 20,000 square feet). Each home on the 144-acre property will have nine-foot ceilings, professional chef's kitchens, and two terraces with views of the Caribbean. Chef Eric Ripert, of Le Bernardin in New York, plans to open two on-site restaurants.

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