The Cayman Islands offers everything from sunshine, white sand and turquoise sea to adventure, culinary delights and cultural discovery.
The three stunning islands – Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman – offer diverse and inspirational luxury lifestyle bucket-list experiences with warm welcomes for everyone to enjoy.
Whether you’re looking for outstanding culinary experiences, arts and music, active adventures, amazing wildlife or want to focus on wellbeing – or a mix of everything – the Cayman Islands has something for everyone.
More indigenous species than The Galapagos
From the endangered blue iguana, the red-footed booby and the banana orchid to bioluminescence, stunning stingrays and three species of turtle, visitors will be wowed by the flora and fauna.
Grand Cayman offers a wealth of nature experiences including swimming at Stingray City, hiking the Mastic Trail and exploring the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park.
Little Cayman offers tranquil locations including Point of Sand and Booby Pond Nature Reserve where wildlife lovers may catch a glimpse of local species including the red-footed booby. Cayman Brac’s Whistling Duck Pond and Parrot Reserve are ideal for keen twitchers.
Of course, with such diverse marine life and crystal clear waters, snorkelling and diving provide a fantastic chance to get up close to some of the Caribbean’s most iconic sea creatures.
The Culinary Capital of the Caribbean
Farm-to-table dining at Cayman Cabana and ocean-to-table delights at Morgan’s are top of the agenda for some, while high-end dining at Abacus may tickle the taste buds of others. Those wanting to expand their food horizons beyond restaurants can take in a tour to discover rum distilleries, local markets and farms.
From Cayman-style lobster, seared lionfish and cracked conch to rum cocktails, organic fruit and wood-smoked barbecue, there is something to tantalise everyone’s taste buds.
Abundance of adventures
The Cayman Islands offers an abundance of adventure from bicycle tours and hiking to parasailing, scuba diving and jet skiing.
As well as discovering the beautiful waters and wildlife on sailing boats, parasails and kayaks, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the world under the waves snorkelling or scuba diving. As a pioneer of recreational diving, the Cayman Islands is one of the world’s most desirable dive destinations. With 365 dive sites, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the varied sea life, vibrant corals and shipwrecks.
Art, culture and music galore
With a booming arts scene, variety of musical talent and culture galore, there is so much to do in the Cayman Islands.
Visitors can take in the artistic talents of residents such as Dready, John Reno Jackson and CE Whitney at the islands’ galleries and studios, or get hands-on with a Make & Take Class at Three Girls & a Kiln.
Upscale bars, cocktail venues and local pubs offer a fantastic opportunity to relax and take in some of the local sounds with live music performances – perfect for soaking up those island vibes.
There’s never been a better time to explore the beauty and experiences on offer in the Cayman Islands.
Find out more about the Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands, what to know before you go – Blogger at Large
The Ultimate Grand Cayman Bucket List – Island Diaries by Kate
12 Things Not to Miss in Grand Cayman – We Are Travel Girls