Explore Grand Cayman
Seven Mile Beach
This award-winning beach is a must-see when in Grand Cayman. It is among the many reasons why Cayman is considered the ultimate destination. It’s situated on the western side of the island and is accessible from West Bay Road, down the many public beach access paths. You can also access the beach from Governor’s Beach and Public Beach. The entire waterfront is open to the public, allowing you to explore the full length of the beach, no matter where you’re staying.
Enjoy the drive to North Side and experience ‘island life’ at Rum Point. The perfect spot for swimming, snorkeling, and a great meal under the shady trees.
Pedro St. James
Discover Cayman’s oldest surviving stone structure, Pedro St. James Castle. Built in 1780, this historical site lets visitors stroll the grounds and through the astonishing 3-storey building.
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park
Relax and discover the natural beauty at Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. Stroll through the park and visit each of the gardens, from the heritage garden to the Tea House with its panoramic views. You’ll also find the native Cayman Blue Iguana habitat, where you can take a behind-the-scenes Blue Iguana Safari Tour.
This is one of Cayman’s most popular attractions! In only 3 feet of water, get up close to Southern Atlantic Stingrays, in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Located 25 miles off the shore of Grand Cayman, book a tour to swim, feed and experience this unique activity.
The Camana Bay town center is your destination in Grand Cayman for shopping and dining. With restaurants serving up cuisines from all over the world and shopping options for everyone. See Cayman from a different angle by visiting the 75-foot observation tower. Camana Bay is located in the Seven Mile Beach corridor.
The Turtle Center
The Cayman Turtle Centre is Cayman’s largest land-based tourist attraction. Featuring animal exhibits the island’s largest swimming pool, a nature trail and dining options. Gently touch turtles, see Smiley the American saltwater crocodile, peer into our predator reef and meet birds and butterflies in the aviary.
The National Museum
Visit the National Museum, conveniently located in central George Town, on the Waterfront. Housed in the oldest public building in the Cayman Islands, there you’ll find various exhibits, from natural history to cultural history, all as unique as the next.
The Cayman Islands are made up of 3 islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman, each island being as unique as the next.
We drive on the left side of the road here in Cayman, however, you’ll find both right-hand drive and left-hand drive cars available to rent at Avis.
Businesses throughout the Cayman Islands accept both Cayman Islands dollars (CI) and US dollars (USD). $1 CI is worth $1.20 USD.
The weather in Cayman ranges between 75-85°F in Winter and 80-95°F in Summer.
Cayman has the same time all year round (no daylight savings). -5 hours Coordinated Universal time (UTC). We share the same time with Miami and New York from November to April, we then follow Central Daylight Time (CDT= -5 UTC) from April.
The Cayman Islands are known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean, and we couldn’t agree more! Grand Cayman has a vast array of dinning options from fine dining of just about any cuisine to local eateries serving up the best Caribbean fare. You’ll find great dining options across all of Grand Cayman, from East End to West Bay, Camana Bay and all along Seven Mile Beach.
The Cayman Islands are surrounded by crystal clear waters, and the best way to enjoy your time here is on or in the water! Your watersport options include, boating, diving, charters, kayaking, kitesurfing, paddle boarding, sailing, snorkeling and more.