Grand Cayman

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Grand Cayman featuring boating
Feed wild stingrays, enjoy what many consider to be the Caribbean’s best beach, or just enjoy the free hammocks and tropical atmosphere on this Cayman island.

The largest of the three Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman offers visitors beautiful beaches, unique wildlife experiences, exciting nightlife and a wide range of shopping opportunities. Visitors from all over the world visit Grand Cayman for the opportunity to interact with stingrays in the wild, so a trip to Stingray City is a must. Stingray City is a series of shallow sandbars at the north end of the island where stingrays come to be fed by hand. Rent snorkeling or scuba diving gear from one of the many rental companies and feed the stingrays yourself, or just watch the action from a glass-bottom boat. Three miles (4.8 kilometers) north of Stingray City is Seven Mile Beach, which is often described as one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Walk across its coral sands or take a dip into the crystal-clear waters with several small reefs offering outstanding snorkeling opportunities. Relax at tranquil Rum Point. It’s a quieter spot with many free hammocks available for basking in the sun and enjoying panoramic views. For a change of pace from the beach, head to the nation’s capital, George Town. Here, many of the most popular sights in the area are within walking distance of each other. The George Town waterfront has the oldest building in the islands. This building houses the Cayman Islands National Museum. Learn about the country’s cultural heritage and view exhibits such as the display featuring migratory birds and the rich bird life that exists here year-round. Shop for souvenirs at one of several shops around the harbor or pick up a piece of jewelry featuring the islands’ own semi-precious stone, caymanite. Walk down Cardinal Avenue, the city’s main shopping street and browse a range of high-end stores, including fashion boutiques. While there is a small walkable area around the George Town harbor, much of the island is best explored by vehicle. Car rentals and taxis are readily available.

For more details on interesting local attractions and activities, check out our things to do in Grand Cayman page.

Where to stay in Grand Cayman

Sunshine Suites Resort
Sunshine Suites Resort
3.5 out of 5
1465 Esterley Tibbetts, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
The price is $329 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
$329
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Seven Mile Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 beach bars, and breakfast. Our guests praise the overall value in our reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,012 reviews)
"Best quality stay in the Caymans."

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Sunshine Suites Resort
Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
389 West Bay Road, Po Box 30371, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
The price is $560 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
$560
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in Seven Mile Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,022 reviews)
"A lovely property in a good location; friendly staff who give good service; shuttle guests to a nice private beach"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2023

Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
Seven Mile Beach, P.O. Box 30620, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
The price is $649 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
$649
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in Seven Mile Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,015 reviews)
"The beach access is so perfect. The Westin is all within walking distance to so many great local restaurants."

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Sunset Cove
Sunset Cove
3.5 out of 5
299 West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, 11906
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in Seven Mile Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the comfy beds and the family ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (155 reviews)
Fun in the sun.
"Great beach access, clean pool."

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2023

Sunset Cove
Villas of the Galleon
Villas of the Galleon
2.5 out of 5
1083 W Bay Rd, Seven Mile Beach, West Bay
Stay at this beach aparthotel in Seven Mile Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Popular attractions Governor's Beach and Governors Square ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (19 reviews)
"prime location."

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2023

Villas of the Galleon
Aqua Bay Club Condos
Aqua Bay Club Condos
3 out of 5
W Bay Rd, P.O. Box 30091, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, KY1-1201
Stay at this 3-star beach condo in Seven Mile Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (69 reviews)
"Great location. Friendly staff. Manicured grounds."

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Aqua Bay Club Condos
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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