Grand Cayman is located in the amazing Cayman Islands and has numerous fun and exciting things to do that suit all tastes and preferences. What to do in the Cayman Islands is a typical question visitors have. Everyone will love spending a few days here with activities ranging from cultural festivals, outdoor excursions and water sports, to animal encounters., shopping, sunbathing, and diving among others. Below is a list of some of the things visitors can do when in Grand Cayman.
The Beaches And Sea
The Cayman Islands have miles of smooth white sand and crystal clear water that’s warm almost throughout the years. The beaches have lovely palm trees that give them a pristine look and aid in generating a pleasant tropical breeze. Visitors can spend hours at any of the beaches soaking up some sun or engaging in various water activities such as diving from any of the 365 dive sites, underwater activities, and water sports such as snorkeling.
The locals may not have a significant love for beaches games such as beach volleyball, but all it takes is an open mind and a playful heart to enjoy any beach game when at the shores of the Cayman Islands. For tourists who love going into the vast waters for some fun, they can engage in activities such as deep sea fishing, parasailing, kiteboarding, and enjoy kayaking tours as well as sailing trips.
Stingray city has one of the most outstanding collections of stingrays in the world. But, the fun part is that visitors get not only to see but also touch and swim with these sea creatures. It is a memorable experience that makes this one of the “must-do” activities when in Grand Cayman. The city is located in a portion of the ocean that spun approximately 35 square miles surrounded by a reef. Stingray City is among the most fun and intriguing places in Grand Cayman that families can bring the kids to learn about marine life and have a good time.
Shopping And Dining
No other place in the Cayman Islands offers stimulating shopping and dining experiences better than Camana Bay. In fact, it is one of the favorite places for the residents. The bay has a bustling town center known for its world class shopping and various attractions such as malls, a tall observation tower that gives magnificent views of the Islands, and the only cinema in the Caymans.
Tourists take advantage of the duty-free shopping when visiting to buy luxurious brands, jewelry, and other precious items on sale in the various stores scattered around Grand Cayman. The wine and dine scene is a flavorsome discovery for new visitors, and the entertainment is as thrilling as one would expect.
The Turtle Center is the largest land-based tourist attraction in the Cayman Islands, and it gets more than 500,000 visitors annually. Visitors get to learn more about these endangered water creatures and get an up-close encounter with them; they can see new hatchlings when they are in season and can see the turtles get weights and other personal experiences. The center has a lagoon with a waterslide, a fun place to take the kids. The nature trail is also another fun family attraction there.
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park
The park was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994 and is the Islands’ only botanical garden. The park is a 65-acre parcel of land detected to preserving the Cayman’s exotic flora and fauna. It is a manicured paradise with a burst of colors thanks to is many botanicals that make is one of the best places for couples to visit and have a romantic time. The park also has an interesting conversation program for its famous Blue Iguana where tourists can learn more about this endangered animal
Mixing With The Locals
While the Grand Cayman many offer many different fun and exciting things to do, they all would luck a special touch if the locals were not factored into the mix of things. Be it having some fun at the beach, doing some shopping, enjoy the culinary and entertainment scene, or engaging in various sports and other activities; all these things will involve mixing with the locals. What other better and fun way is there to know more about a place that can outdo that of meeting and socializing with the locals?