Top 3 must-dos in the Cayman Islands

While some Caribbean islands are known for their exquisite beaches (think Grace Bay in Turks & Caicos) and others for their exciting excursions and activities (like St. Lucia and its many adventure tours), we think Grand Cayman is one of the few spots that has the best of both. We love these 3 Cayman Island attractions, which offer a mix of relaxation and action.

#1: Stingray City

About a 30 minute boat ride off Grand Cayman is Stingray City: a shallow sandbar that’s home to dozens of wild stingrays. Visitors can feed, pet, and interact with these amazing animals, whose skin feels smooth and a bit slimy. The water in most areas of the sandbar is calm and only about 3-4 feet deep, so this attraction is accessible to tourists of all ages and swimming abilities.

#2: Seven Mile Beach

Crystal clear water and soft white sand make this a must-visit beach on Grand Cayman. Be sure to take advantage of a lounge chair and sun umbrella if your resort is located here, as the sun can be surprisingly intense. Although often quiet and peaceful (especially the further you get from George Town), Seven Mile Beach is particularly busy when cruise ships are in port, so if you prefer to avoid crowds try to plan your visit when no (or only a few) ships are docked. The cruise calendar section of the Cayman Island Port Authority’s website is a great resource for this.

#3: Blue Iguana Safari & Queen Elizabeth Botanical Center

Enjoy the tropical flowers and plants at the Queen Elizabeth Botanical Center, and be sure to visit the park’s Blue Iguana Recovery Center. Once near to extinction, blue iguanas—which are native to the Cayman Islands—have experienced a strong recovery thanks to the center’s work. We also encountered several blue iguanas in the botanical park, which was a fun chance to see the program’s success in action.



3 thoughts on “Top 3 must-dos in the Cayman Islands

Add yours

  1. I am not positive the place you are getting your information, but good topic. I needs to spend some time learning much more or understanding more. Thank you for great info I was in search of this info for my mission.


  2. Excellent blog right here! Also your web site rather a lot up very fast! What host are you the use of? Can I am getting your affiliate link to your host? I wish my web site loaded up as quickly as yours lol


  3. hello!,I love your writing very a lot! share we keep in touch extra approximately your post on AOL? I require an expert on this area to resolve my problem. May be that is you! Having a look ahead to see you.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Website Powered by

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: