The Cayman Islands are made of three major islands and the Grand Cayman is the largest and most developed of the lot. The capital city of Grand Cayman is George Town, which is home to some of the best dining and shopping experiences in the Caribbean. It is one of the best dive spots on the planet and has numerous advantages over other islands found in the Caribbean. English-speaking residents, Rum Point, fabulous snorkeling or scuba diving are some of the unique things that anyone can enjoy in this amazing Island.
The Grand Cayman has amazing beaches that spill onto the sparkling waters of the Caribbean sea. George Town is also home to the Cayman’s international airport, making it easy to fly in. To the Northwest of this town is West Bay and the Seven Mile Beach. East of the town is Bodden Town, East End and North Side. The other islands that make up the Cayman Islands include Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
Here are a some of the best vacation activities in Grand Cayman:
1. Outdoor Attractions
Stingray City is one of the most popular attractions of this Island. Here, tourists can stand in the waist deep waters (home to many stingrays) and wade into the sand bar. Some tour companies in the island offer guided hikes through the amazing rainforests in this place. The rain forests found in Grand Cayman are home to many exotic plants and animals. Scuba diving, snorkeling, boating, jet skiing, swimming and parasailing are other popular vacation activities in Grand Cayman and vendors usually have all the necessary items to make these activities fun and memorable.
2. Sightseeing Attractions
The Seven Mile Beach is known to be one, if not the most beautiful beach in the Caribbean. The beach is pleasing to the eye, but its aesthetics are its major draw. The main attractions of Grand Cayman’s capital city include the remains of Fort George, The Cayman Maritime Treasure Museum, and the Cayman Islands National Museum. The North Side hosts the 2-Mile National Trust’s Mastic trail and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. West bay is ideally worth visiting as it is home to the Cayman Turtle Farm which houses over 10,000 turtles. West Bay ideally hosts Hell, a distinct shop with rocks that symbolize what hell might look like. The Grand Cayman is full of amazing locations that are worth visiting. It is simply an ideal vacation destination.
3. The Nightlife & Shopping
The Grand Cayman is ideally known for its shopping opportunities. That said, you can expect to find numerous shops and markets, especially around George Town. The best drinking and dining settings can be found along West Bay Rd, near the Seven Mile Beach. Restaurants here offer some of the best fresh fish and other sea food dishes. The bars do not disappoint either, with some of the best live music and entertainment. The nightlife is simply amazing.
There are numerous things to do in Grand Cayman and the best thing is that there is something for everyone.