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The Cayman Islands

A visitors guide to the Cayman Islands,
for an authentic local experience

Get to know the Cayman Islands

If you are planning to visit the Cayman Islands and want to experience an authentic local experience beyond the tourist spots, you’ve found your guide.  Destination Cayman Islands is a comprehensive vacation guide to the Cayman Islands with special highlights of local experiences.   Whatever your vacation preferences may be, the Cayman Islands are a compelling choice.  Whether you’re a seeking pristine beaches, underwater adventures, luxury shopping, mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets — the Cayman Islands are definitely a destination to consider.


One of the most awarded beaches in the world, Seven Mile Beach does not disappoint.  From snorkeling on Cemetery Beach to laying on the beach of Governors Beach, there is something for everyone.

The most unique wildlife encounter in Grand Cayman is Stingray City, a sandbar located just off the coast of North Sound. Visitors can interact and swim with friendly stingrays in waste-deep, crystal-clear waters.

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Cayman Accommodations

There are many different types of accommodations in the Cayman Islands and there is always something for everyone and for every budget and occassion.  Explore the types of accommodations with this intro, click through the page for more information.



Find the usual Grand Cayman Hotels and a few surprises on this list. Its important to remember to contact the establishment directly to get the most recent information.

Condos for Rent

Condos for Rent

Renting a Condo on Seven Mile Beach is an ideal choice for families who want to be right on the beach. Prices range from as low as US$ 300 in the low season to as high as $ 3,000 per night during the high season.

Dive Resorts

Dive Resorts

The Cayman Islands is a premier dive destination and as such, we are including Dive Resorts in this section. Find the newest dive resort here and their amenities. Rates can be as low as US$ 150 per night during low season to a high $1,000 per night.

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Must-do Activities in the Cayman Islands

Whether you are visiting on a cruise ship or as a stay over visitor, here are the must-do activities that we highly recommend in the Cayman Islands.  We update these pages regularly and have direct links to the activities and attractions.

The Cayman Islands have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with soft white sand and crystal-clear waters. Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman is one of the most popular and offers plenty of opportunities for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports. Visitors can also check out other popular beaches such as Rum Point and Smith Cove for a more secluded experience.

Water Sports

The Cayman Islands offer a diverse range of watersports, including snorkeling, scuba diving, paddleboarding, and jet-skiing. With crystal-clear waters and vibrant marine life, it’s a paradise for aquatic enthusiasts. Whether exploring coral reefs, gliding on calm bays, or riding waves, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this water sports haven.

Scuba diving in the Cayman Islands is a world-class experience. With exceptional visibility, stunning coral reefs, and diverse marine life, it’s a top destination for divers. Explore iconic sites like the Bloody Bay Wall and Kittiwake shipwreck, and enjoy warm, clear waters year-round. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced diver, the Cayman Islands is an ideal destination.

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Culture and History

The Cayman Islands Museum and National Gallery showcase the rich cultural heritage and artistic expressions of the Cayman Islands. The museum offers insights into the islands’ history, from shipwrecks to natural history. The National Gallery features contemporary and traditional Caymanian art. Both institutions offer visitors a captivating glimpse into the vibrant past and creative spirit of the Cayman Islands.

Luxury Resorts and Spas

The Cayman Islands offer a range of luxury resorts and spas, with world-class amenities and stunning ocean views. Visitors can enjoy massages, facials, and other spa treatments, or relax by the pool or on the beach. Some popular resorts include The Ritz-Carlton, Grand CaymanKimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, and The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa.

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