A sandy expanse, deep blue sea, clear skies, warm weather, and even warmer people. The beauty of the Cayman Islands is something to be experienced. No wonder why people who visit the islands return to this tropical Eden again and again. The islands boast of some of the best diving locations in the world and are also home to some of the most luxurious hotels and resorts. Add to this the diverse mix of cultures, traditions and languages, and you have a heady cocktail that you are never tired of drinking. And it does not stop there!
Some of the world's best diving sites are located around Grand Cayman
, the largest island, which has serene and pristine white beaches. So if you want to relax, you know where you need to head. And if you feel like shaking a leg, there's an exciting night life on offer. And when you feel hungry, the unrivaled global culinary options make the islands a gastronomical delight.
So what makes the Cayman Islands a fairy tale destination?
Balmy days that cool off at night with a light breeze from the Caribbean Sea
. The most pleasant weather in the islands is during the winter months of November to April, with very little rain and accompanied by brilliant sunshine and a cool sea breeze that will soothe your senses.
Life is a Beach
Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile beach
is regarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with turquoise blue waters and pure white sands. The island is surrounded by other exquisite beaches on the outskirts of Georgetown, the capital – the Cayman Kai, West Bay Public, Spotts, Governors, Heritage, and East End. On the other islands of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman are the Southern Cross Club, Head O'Bay, and Point O' Sand beaches. Little Cayman has a beach resort and Cayman Brac has the Brac Reef beach.
View of Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman
Seafood is the staple food – turtle, conch, chewy mollusc, fritters, and chowder being the favorites. Dorado, tuna, eel, and mackerel prepared in the island style (with tomatoes, peppers, and onions) are also extremely popular. The islands have a surfeit of eating spots manned by renowned world-class chefs whipping up exquisite local and international cuisines.
Swim, Jet Ski, Snorkel, Dive
From relaxing or playing on its exquisite beaches to exploring the depths of its ocean, the islands are a paradise for diving, water, and beach sports. One can either dive with the stingrays in Grand Cayman, glide with eagle rays and barracudas
in Little Cayman, or explore the MV Captain Keith Tibbetts shipwreck off the coast of Cayman Brac
. Whether you’re an experienced diver, a novice, or want to try a bit of snorkeling, there’s so much to see! Various water sports on offer too, such as jet skiing, sailing, beach volleyball, and wakeboarding. Or you can simply do nothing, and soak up the sun.
Diving with Stingrays in Grand Cayman
Major Tourist Attractions
Stingray City, Camana Bay, Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Garden, Cayman Turtle Center, and Starfish Point are the major tourist attraction centers which truly complete your experience and make your trip unforgettable!
So what are you waiting for? It’s time to pack your bags and head to the Cayman Islands.