Introducing Grand Cayman
To most of the world, Grand Cayman is the Cayman Islands, a glitzy shopping mecca and global financial center where five-star hotels line the fabulous white-sand Seven Mile Beach and the wealthy from around the world spend time sipping cocktails and discreetly playing with their millions.
Yet beyond George Town and Seven Mile Beach the island does have its own quiet charm and Caribbean life still leaves its mark on what, in many places, could otherwise be mistaken for suburban Florida – whether it’s the islandwide cockerels crowing at dawn or the impromptu parties that take place at a moment’s notice. The island is crowded, no doubt, and it’s far from being an idyllic Caribbean hideaway, but with its excellent restaurants, retail diversions, activities and things to see and do, Grand Cayman is certainly not a place to be bored.
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Grand Cayman Dolphin Swim Adventure
Book your Grand Cayman Dolphin Swim Adventure and don't miss out on the experience of a lifetime! This interactive dolphin program in the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea is a must-do if your dream is to swim with these amazing marine mammals.
Grand Cayman Catamaran Dinner Cruise
Dine under the stars with your loved one on this romantic Grand Cayman dinner cruise. Sail from Seven Mile Beach aboard a luxury catamaran and take in gorgeous sunset views of the island. Watch the sun dip below turquoise waters while you sip a cocktail from the cash bar.
Catch some rays in the Caymans
Stingray City is often considered to be one of the best shallow dives and snorkelling spots in the world and an undoubted highlight of any tripto the Cayman Islands. This stretch of sandy seafloor in Grand Cayman’s North Sound is the meeting place for southern stingrays hungry for a meal.