Grand Cayman is a slice of paradise that boasts endless white beaches with sparkling clear blue waters. Many choose to spend their free time enjoying the luxury of tropical temperatures on sun kissed beaches, eating at top class restaurants or by taking advantage of the different water sports the island has to offer.
The 7 Mile Beach area offers a selection of nightclubs, bars, and restaurants. Nearby is the cosmopolitan town of Camana Bay, with its exclusive boutiques, open air dining and home to the islands’ only Cinema (Hollywood Theatre), all set in the midst of beautifully landscaped parks, gardens and courtyards.
|The Cayman Islands has long been considered one of the best diving destinations in the world. There are many qualified dive instructors and dive companies to choose from on island.
|Snorkeling is a great way to see some of Grand Cayman’s amazing sea life up close without needing a diving certification. Swim alongside wild turtles and stingrays and see a colourful array of fish and coral just a few feet from the shoreline.
|Grand Cayman offers a full range of water sports including Kayaking, Aqua-Trike, Banana Boats, Sailing, Paddle Boarding, Jet Skiing, Kite Surfing, Waterskiing, and Jet Packing.
|Grand Cayman has two beautiful golf courses on island. The North Sound Golf Club which has 18 holes and stunning sea views and The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club with 9 holes situated amongst a series of salt-water lagoons.
|Grand Cayman hosts most of the team sports you can think of including: football, gaelic football, tennis, squash, cycling, boxing, basketball, netball, cricket, rugby, and volleyball. Click here CaymanActive to find out more.
|Bowling, skating and skate boarding.
|The Island’s only bowling alley is situated at King’s Sports’ Center, where you can also enjoy family and teen skating nights. There is also a skateboard park located nearby at Grand Harbour.
|There are several riding stables across the island. Enjoy a beach ride or join a stable’s riding program.
|There are gyms in various locations island wide that offer daily, monthly and annual memberships. Yoga, Pilates, Martial Arts and Body Work studios are mostly located in the George Town and Seven Mile Beach areas.
|Spas & Beauty
|Grand Cayman has a variety of day Spas and beauty treatment salons to choose from, offering a wide selection of treatments, massages, facials, manicures, pedicures and waxing.
|Arts & Culture
|Visit the National Gallery and Cayman Islands National Museum where they offer programs, classes and special exhibitions, or apply to become a member of the Cayman Drama Society, National Choir or the Cayman National Cultural Foundation.
|Internet cafes are situated across the island.
|Grand Cayman is home to more than 300 restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisines. The restaurants range from luxury fine dining to casual eateries.
|By far the most popular and unique attraction in Grand Cayman, Stingray City is the only place in the world you can feed and interact with wild stingrays. Book a boat trip with one of the local tour providers for a truly unforgettable experience.
|Cayman Turtle Farm
|Fun for all ages, the Turtle Centre is one of Grand Cayman’s longest standing attractions. Click to learn more about what the Turtle Centre has to offer: Cayman Turtle Centre – Explore the Best Grand Cayman Excursions
|Dolphin Cove and Dolphin Discovery Cove
|There are two separate Dolphin experiences in Cayman. Click on the following links to find out more. Dolphin Cove.Dolphin Discovery
|Situated on the North side of the Island, Rum Point is a great place for a day trip. Enjoy a lazy day in a hammock, play volleyball on the beach or enjoy any of the various water sports. Rum Point offers on site restaurants and changing facilities.
|Enjoy a leisurely walk or afternoon picnic in over 60 acres of flora & fauna featuring native and regional species and home to the endangered Blue Iguana. Click here to find out more Botanic Park
|A natural 2 mile hiking trail, this route is a part of Grand Cayman’s history and was the first trail connecting the South side of Grand Cayman to the more remote North side.
|Pirates Caves & Hell
|Visit the Pirates Caves in Bodden Town, reputed to have been used by pirates to hide their treasure or, go straight to Hell in West Bay and meet the Devil himself!
Batabano: Cayman’s carnival. Come and jump or participate in the street parade during the day and dance the night away at the street party held in the Island’s capital, George Town. (April/May)
Pirates Week: A popular festival celebrating the buccaneering heritage of the islands. Dress up as a Pirate or Wench or just come out and enjoy the fireworks, music, food and culture. (Late October). Find out more Pirates Week
Other Festivals: St. Patrick’s Day Jog: (March 17th); Cayfest: Cayman’s National Culture & Arts Festival. (April); Cayman’s International Fishing Tournament: (Late April – early May); Taste of Cayman: Come out and enjoy an afternoon and evening sampling food & wine from the Island’s top restaurants. (February)