Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, © Can Stock Photo / jsnover
Visit the Cayman Islands – Grand Cayman
Stingray City – the most popular tourist activity on the island. Snorkel on the sand bar and touch South Atlantic Stingrays. Try Stingray City Trips, Moby Dick Tours or Captain Marvins.
Seven Mile Beach – on the west shore of the island with palms trees, great reefs for snorkeling, resorts, beach bars and rental shops. It’s often considered one of the best beaches in the world. Stop at Calico Jack’s beach bar. There are other options for beaches on the island too – Rum Point Beach at Cayman Kai or Smith’s Cove for good snorkeling in South Sound. Catch a ferry between Seven Mile Beach and Rum Point.
Wander the shops and restaurants on the waterfront in George Town. See the pirate statue, the Cayman Islands National Museum and what remains of Fort George, which was built in the 1600s.
Cayman Turtle Farm – green sea turtle breeding, plus a marine theme park also known as Boatswain’s Beach Adventure Park.
George Town, Grand Cayman, © Can Stock Photo / jsnover
Visit the Cayman Islands – Hotels
Jarbour Drive, George Town, © Can Stock Photo / jsnover
Savor the Tastes of the Cayman Islands
- Jerk chicken
- Heavy Cake – varieties include cassava, yam, cornmeal, sweet potato and green papaya. It’s sweet.
- Tortuga Rum
- Stingray beer
- Rum cake
- Cayman Style fish
- Rundown – fish, coconut milk and breadfruit.
- Turtle steak, Conch fritters, Pepperpot stew