Welcome to the Cayman Islands! A place where savoring the good life, treasuring family and friends, and simply relaxing is the order of the day. The Cayman Islands is more than just the ultimate Caribbean destination where traditions, great weather and friendly people abound: it is a place where locals and visitors can do more, be more and experience so much more on a daily basis.
So, whether you are here on holiday or if you are privileged enough to live in this little slice of heaven, do yourself a favor and make your day even brighter than it was before and experience all that the Cayman Islands has to offer.
The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory, which are situated in the north western Caribbean to the north west of Jamaica and to the south of Cuba. Three islands make up the Cayman Islands: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
The Island’s main airport is Owen Roberts Airport, into which major airlines fly daily, making it convenient for tourists and locals alike.
The Cayman Islands enjoys a pleasant, tropical marine climate throughout the year. Summers are humid and rainy and run from May to September. The dry season (the cooler winter) is from November through April.
Obviously, with such a beautiful climate, a steady stream of tourists is always flocking to the Cayman Islands. This climate is also the reason that so many people wish to retire and invest in property here.
So, now that you are here living in paradise, the sky’s the limit as far as entertainment is concerned on the Cayman Islands…
Feel like hitting the beach? The Cayman Islands has some of the most fabulous beaches in the world and you are most definitely spoilt for choice in terms of sun, sea and sand.
Possibly the most popular beach is the Seven Mile Beach. This beach is situated along the western shore of Grand Cayman and sports some of the most amazingly clear water and coral sand. This beach is perfect for long and languid walks along the sand, sunbathing, swimming, picnics, snorkeling, parasailing and volleyball.
Of course, there are so many other gorgeous beaches to visit such as:
- Spotts Beach
- East End Beach
- West End Bay Beach
- Heritage Beach
- Cayman Kai
- Rum Point
- Smith Cove
- Point O Sand
- Head O Bay
The Cayman Islands’ nightlife is truly spectacular and there is plenty do to for everyone. Whether you want to paint the town red and dance the night away to the sounds of calypso, reggae, pop or jazz music at one of the hip and happening nightclubs, or if you feel like chilling out at one of the many bars with a cocktail or a cold brew, the Cayman Islands has got you covered!
The Cayman Islands is famous for its superb live concerts, plays and open-air restaurants. In fact, many of these restaurants offer live entertainment. For the romantics, why not have a stroll along the beach or partake in a sunset cruise with dinner on board? Sports fanatics may enjoy watching a live game on a big screen in a sports bar whilst playing some pool.
Your weekends and holidays on the Cayman Islands are always full, meaningful and fun! Parents need never concern themselves with keeping their children entertained as there is never a shortage of activities and no room for boredom.
Stingray City is an extremely popular spot for locals and tourists alike. This is an exciting aquarium which houses southern stingrays and is sure to delight both young and old.
The National Trust preserves all the Cayman Islands’ traditional and cultural sites of artistic and architectural interests.
If you would like to visit the oldest building in the Islands, then be sure to visit the beautiful Pedro St. James Castle, which is a restored center-piece of a national historic site and overlooks the Caribbean Sea.
The 23 acre Cayman Turtle Farm is a marine park and celebrates the Cayman Islands’ stewardship of the seas and their special relationship with the sea turtle.
The Grand Cayman Botanic Park are beautiful gardens consisting of a visitors center, heritage garden and a floral garden. It is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature and to take a leisurely stroll.
The Cayman Motor Museum is a definite must-see for all motor-enthusiasts. It is home to a rare and very exotic collection of motorbikes and cars which will be sure to impress even the most die-hard motoring fan.
For water sports enthusiasts, the Cayman Islands have a huge offering. Have a go at paddle boarding, parasailing jet skiing or kite boarding and next time why not take a yacht, banana boat, kayak or canoe out on the water?
Fishing is often considered as the Cayman Islands national sport and it’s easy to see why! With blue marlin, tuna, wahoo and barracuda available all year round, many try their hand at fly-fishing, reef fishing, shore fishing or even bottom reef fishing.
There is nothing quite as relaxing as a snorkeling session in the beautiful, clear, current-free waters of the Cayman Islands where you can view the most stunning luminous fish Diving is also extremely popular with the Cayman Islands being one of the world’s top 5 diving destinations.
The Cayman Islands offers its inhabitants and visitors world-class shopping. If you feel like a bit of retail therapy, the Cayman Islands has plenty on offer, from collectable art, souvenirs, beautiful shell jewelry and delicious blended rums.
With its many resorts, the Cayman Islands has several spas and resorts that offer luxury wellness services such as massages, facials, manicures, pedicures and saunas.
The Cayman Islands is a charming and coveted destination for holiday makers and permanent residents. With its endless ways to unwind and relax, you will soon find yourself being captivated and blown away by this little piece of heaven on earth.
So, what are you waiting for? The Cayman Islands awaits you…