Information for Travelers
The British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands includes 3 islands in the western Caribbean Sea.
The Cayman Islands offer some of the best diving in the world.
Crystal clear waters in stunning shades of blue splash the shores of this trio of tropical islands, which include Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
Grand Cayman, the largest island, is known for its seaside resorts and numerous diving and snorkeling areas.
Cayman Brac is a popular starting point for deep sea fishing.
Grand Cayman's popular cruise port is the largest and most Americanized of the three islands.
Stunning Seven Mile Beach is the jewel in the crown, with a variety of water sports and beachfront resorts.
In addition to warming up on the island's thin shores, other popular activities include stingray swimming, diving, snorkeling, hiking, duty-free shopping in George Town's colorful capital, and escape to the island's tranquil East End.
Grand Cayman is also where you'll find the most exciting nightlife in the Cayman Islands.
Sublime Seven Mile Beach often aggregates lists of the best beaches in the Caribbean, and for good reason.
Surrounded by casuarinas and coconut trees, this sweeping expanse of soft sand and turquoise sea is the kind of place you dream of.
Despite its name, it's actually only about 5.8 kilometers long, but even with cruise ship passengers crowding its shores, this wide swath of beach offers a peaceful stretch of sand for everyone.
Stingray City is one of the most famous shallow water dive and snorkel sites in the Caribbean and one of Grand Cayman's top tourist attractions.
Custom boats depart for a shallow sandbar surrounded by crystal clear water, where you can feed, kiss and caress these satin creatures.
Coral reefs encircle the three islands, shipwrecks dot their shores and the steep underwater walls are teeming with marine life.
On Little Cayman, the smallest island, biodiversity is high, ranging from critically endangered iguanas to seabirds like the red-footed boob.
The National Trust for the Cayman Islands Visitor Center provides information on everything you want to know about the islands' natural history.
George Town, an offshore banking center and the attractive Caymanian capital, comes alive when cruise ships arrive.
For art lovers, the Cayman Islands National Gallery is a must-see.
This bright, modern space showcases an exceptional collection of local art as well as temporary themed exhibitions featuring Cayman Islands and international artists.
You can also admire the beautiful sculpture gardens and relax at the Art Cafe.
Read about Cayman Islands in Wikipedia