Listed as one of the top Caribbean destinations, the Cayman Islands, which are made up of 3 small islands, are said to be one of the most coveted Caribbean getaways. Situated just 480 miles south of Miami, the Islands offer visitors a unique vacation experience. From the bustling cosmopolitan Island of Grand Cayman to the remote tranquility of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, there is something to fulfill everyone’s dream of a Caribbean vacation. Boasting some of the most spectacular beaches and diving in the world, with crystal clear waters and stunning coral reefs, it is no surprise that the Islands attract visitors from all over the world. Cayman is known to have one of the lowest crime rates in the whole of the Caribbean giving visitors to the country an invaluable peace of mind. The Caymanian people are extremely welcoming to guests and are not shy to tell you the history of the Islands or the must-see spots to visit.
If you’re looking for an excuse to sneak off to paradise, take a look at our top 10 reasons to visit the Cayman Islands. You’ll quickly see why we’re the most desirable vacation destination in the Caribbean!
From fresh caught seafood to cutting-edge culinary experimentation, Grand Cayman boasts some of the most incredible cuisine in the Caribbean. Our award-winning chefs are constantly reimagining and rotating menus, ensuring that every meal is distinct. Choose from any of our oceanfront restaurants and experience authentic Caymanian dining with unparalleled views. And remember, there’s no rule that says you have to actually do anything in the Cayman Islands. In fact, sprawling out on a beach towel for a few hours (or days) is highly encouraged! What are you waiting for? Grab your sunscreen and hop on flight to Cayman – we’ll be waiting.
Scuba diving in the Cayman Islands is paramount. Home to over 350 dive sites and wall, reef and wreck diving for every skill level, there’s nothing better than taking a plunge into the unknown. Weave your way through the tropical tapestry of life below the surface, and see why Grand Cayman has become the diving epicenter of the Caribbean.
Seven Mile Beach
If you like long walks on the beach, then you’ve met your match. Stretching down the west side of Grand Cayman, Seven Mile Beach is home to countless bars, resorts and restaurants. Spend an afternoon strolling alongside the ocean, but don’t forget to pop into one of the beachside bars for a drink or two – it’s important to stay hydrated.
Cayman Turtle Center
A bustling center for worldwide turtle research and conservation, the Cayman Turtle Center is a must-see on your list of Cayman attractions. Did you know that Green Sea Turtles can grow to be over 500 pounds? Turtle touch tanks and wading pools will allow you to witness the beauty and agility of these gentle giants up close.
It doesn’t matter how old you are – petting a stingray is cool. Located just off of Rum Point on Grand Cayman, Stingray City is a velvety sandbar filled with wild Stingrays. They’re safe to touch so you’ll be able to watch them, feed them and even swim with them as they invite you into their home.
Show up to Grand Cayman with an empty suitcase, because shopping in both George Town and Camana Bay is irresistible. The Cayman Islands are tax free, which means that there aren’t any taxes on clothing, jewelry or even that new vacation home you’re thinking of buying. Oh, and don’t leave without grabbing some rum cake! It’s our specialty.
Even if you aren’t a Caymanian rum aficionado, you’re going to love Rum Point. A short drive from George Town, Rum Point has a lackadaisical vibe that can only be achieved after a few glasses of rum punch in a hammock between two palm trees. You’ll be enchanted by this little glimpse of local life on Grand Cayman!
There’s no better place to get a healthy dose of vitamin D than the Cayman Islands. You’ll wake up every morning to a day just as beautiful as the last! When the glittering ocean mirrors the azure skies, there’s nothing left to do but kick back, relax and smile.
Seductive sunsets paired with late nights and a warm, ocean breeze is all you’ll need to see why honeymooners and couples can’t get enough of Grand Cayman. Pamper yourselves with a couple’s spa treatment or jump in a catamaran for a candlelit dinner. Single? Be careful – the Cayman Islands are a great place to fall in love and that's why the Cayman Islands is also a popular Wedding Destination! Cayman Weddings are perfect for intimate couples, wedding partiers and we have some of the most amazing Wedding planners in the Caribbean.
The bite is always on in the Cayman Islands. Venture out as a group on one of the larger Cayman fishing charters or drop a few lines in with a local. Barracuda, Mahi and Tarpon all make frequent appearances on deck, and you might even be lucky enough to spot a few flying fish as you’re rolling through the ocean waves. There’s no guarantee that you’ll catch a Goliath Grouper, but you’ll be sure to soak up a ton of that glowing Cayman sun.