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intro

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GET YOUR B E AR IN G S Explore by Land

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Itinerary: East End & Northside

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Itinerary: Seven Mile Beach & West Bay

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fun

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ABOVE & B E LOW T H E SE A Stingray City & Boat Charters

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Snorkeling Adventures

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Water Adventures & Rentals

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Bioluminescent Bay

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Escape the crowds on your own private charter and enjoy the freedom to explore the best of Cayman at your own pace!

VISIT STARFISH POINT

SWIM WITH STINGRAYS

SNORKEL THE CORAL REEF

WAKEBOARDING & TUBING

PRIVATE BEACH BBQ

MANGROVES ECO TOUR

& REEF FISHING • BIOLUMINESCENCE • RUM POINT • DEEP SEA FISHING & MORE

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dive

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EXP LOR E D E E P WAT E R Dive Centers

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USS Kittiwake

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Dive Map

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dine

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TA S TES OF L AND & SE A Restaurants

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Nightlife

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shop & relax

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BR I N G C AYM AN H OM E Shops

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Spas & Fitness

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Weddings & Events

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stay

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R ES T YO U R H E AD Hotels & Resorts

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Condos & Rentals

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Real Estate

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he Cayman Activity Guide is your field guide to the Cayman Islands. This guide brings to life the adventurous spirit of the Cayman Islands by showcasing the very best of the land and the sea. Throw this book into your beach bag and let us be your pocket guide to a whimsical and memorable vacation.

How to Use Your Guide: X marks the spot: maps of Grand Cayman are scattered across this guide to help orient you. Places of interest and vendor listings are highlighted in yellow to get you the information you need fast. Quick tips and tricks to make your trip successful are highlighted in these boxes throughout the guide.

Publisher Editor/Design Distribution Sales International Distribution Contributing Writer Cover Art

Activart Ltd. Left Right Media editor@caymanactivityguide.com justin.schmidt@caymanactivityguide.com CPI Itl. Lynn Bodden Dready

Cayman Activity Guide ™ is a free publication produced monthly for locals and visitors, edited and designed by Left Right Media and published by Activart Ltd. Reproduction of this publication or any part thereof is prohibited without express written permission from Activart Ltd. All content is expressed as accurately as possible at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. Cover art by Jamaican born Caymanian artist Dready. © 2017 M. Shane Aquart. www.dreadyworld.com, www.dreadyworld.blogspot.com

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GET YOUR BEARINGS

GEORGE TOWN 19º17’12.96” N 81º22’2.78” W

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CAYMAN IS RICH IN beauty and culture. While the past few decades have brought all the latest technology and contemporary amenities, they have amalgamated well into the fabric of the islands’ intrinsic beauty and rich cultural heritage, which remain very much intact. GEORGE TOWN is the capital of the Cayman Islands and center of government, banking and insurance sectors. Points of interest include: the clock tower, public library, post office, and harbor.


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On the left-hand side of the road

Located directly on the waterfront, the S E A M AN ’ S M ONU ME N T and F ORT G E ORGE provide engaging photo opportunities. Fort George was constructed in 1790 to defend against French and Spanish marauders. The original cannons remain.

en Mile Beach lies CEMET ERY BEAC H. Easily identified by the brightly decorated grave sites, look for the Beach Access sign and follow the short trail to the beach. Primarily a snorkel site, Cemetery Beach is beautiful and removed somewhat from the profusion of central Seven Mile Beach. Capacious trees provide ample shade and picnic tables are available. Please be respectful of the adjoining private property.

(as the name implies), is one extensive beach nearly seven miles long. Miles of white sand caressed by tranquil turquoise waters; dotted with resorts, WES T BAY , pricondos, shops, marily a residenboutiques, bars, tial and farming restaurants and community, comevery conceivable prises the western water activity. most region of the SEVEN MILE BEACH If you cannot 19º20’1.92” N 81º22’54.12” W island and is home find anything to several secludappealing to you on Seven ed beaches and attractions. Mile Beach, you may want to Just past Cemetery Beach at the rethink your next vacation. four way stop, look to the left for BOGGY SAN D S ROAD. While there are many pubHere you will find miles of lic beaches here, the most secluded white sand beaches, acclaimed is simply referred most with good snorkeling to as “ P U B L I C B E AC H” . near shore and excellent diving Public Beach offers a wide beginning as close as 50 yards range of amenities including: from shore. This entire area a playground, cabanas, picprovides an excellent opportunic tables, BBQ pits and rest nity to interact with hundreds rooms, creating the ideal playof species of fish & corals, ground for family gatherings. turtles, stingrays and even the At the far northern end of Sevoccasional manta ray or shark, SE V E N MI L E B E AC H

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Pull up a chair and bask in the shade of endemic Sea Grape and Almond trees. all in their natural habitats. Non–swimmers, pull up a chair and bask in the shade of endemic Sea Grape and Almond trees, ideally situated near the shoreline. Bring your

ly modern upscale homes. RED BAY D OC K lies near the easternmost end of South Sound, which will most likely be your departure point when diving during a nor’wester or windy conditions. SAVAN N AH PED RO

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Painstakingly constructed by slave labor in 1790, it is the oldest structure on Grand Cayman. Regarded as “the birthplace of democracy in the Cayman Islands”, it was here that the first elected legislature was conceived in 1835. Restored to its original state during the 1990’s, you can now walk backwards in time as you T LE.

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favorite books, snacks & beverages, along with your dive or snorkel gear and towels to create your own free and rewarding natural excursion. is aptly named for its netherworld appearance. A quarter acre of exposed ironshore devoid of life presents a unique panoramic photo opportunity. Stop by the post office and send your friends a genuine “postcard from Hell”. HE L L

As you make your way towards the south end of Seven Mile Beach, you will find even more expansive white sand beaches with plenty of unobstructed beach access. SO UTH S O U N D refers to the bay of water and adjoining land along this southern stretch of the island. The sound—less than 8 ft. deep, is largely comprised of turtle grass, rocks and juvenile fish. Not particularly suited to swimming or snorkeling, it is often suitable for windsurfing. S MI T H COV E resides within this prestigious community of predominate-

SAVANNAH 19º16’50.58” N 81º17’55.24” W

stroll through their labyrinth of rooms, decks and stairways to the past. Loaded with artifacts and surrounded by lush tropical oceanfront landscaping, the castle and grounds provide excellent photo opportunities. Pedro St. James is a favorite destination wedding location, owing to their expansive grounds with panoramic ocean views and gentle waves cascading against the shore. A very low admission fee aids in the ongoing maintenance of this historically significant monument to times past. the original capital of the Cayman Islands, paints a colorful depiction of a more traditional period, complete with pirate lore and the remains of a 4 mile wall and canon. Further east is BREAK ERS , BOD D EN TOW N ,

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home to Lighthouse, a must do restaurant and local monument. B LOW H OL E S are located 3.9 miles east of Frank Sound Road. Most pronounced during periods of brisk easterly winds, the spray can reach heights in excess of 15 ft.

spans over 65 acres, is situated on Frank Sound Road. An immense nature preserve, the park displays a vast diversity of endemic tropical plants, herbs, flowers, wetlands and wildlife. Additional attractions include: an authentic 19th MA S TI C T R A I L century Cayman is located along home complete FRANK SOUND RD. the unpaved road 19º20’30.62” N 81º10’24.31” W with sand & meby the fire station dicinal gardens; on Frank Sound Road. The trail lake-front gazebo, plant shop, is a 200-year-old gravel path Iguana habitat, visitor’s centhat winds through a native ter and café. The park is open mangrove swamp with some of daily (closed Christmas day the island’s most colorful and and Good Friday) from 9am rare plant life. Look for a small – 5:30pm, with last admission parking area and sign on the at 4:30pm. This is a must-do right side of the road. Explore for nature & photo enthuup to 2 miles of wilderness at siasts, and admission is less QUE E N ELIZABETH II than a pool side cocktail. BOTA NI C A L PA R K , which

EXPLORE BY LAND A NDY’S C A R R E N TA L

C AY MAN T URT LE CEN T RE

Andy’s Car Rental offers low rates on a large selection of rentals at two convenient locations. Seven Mile Beach, 345-949-8111, andys.ky

This tourist attraction and conservation center offers thrilling, up close and personal wildlife encounters with native animal species. West Bay, 345949-3894, turtle.ky

QUE E N E L I Z A B E T H I I BOTA NI C PA R K

Boasting a “unique blend of natural beauty, culture and history,” this park has something for everyone. North Side, 345-947-9462, botanic-park.ky PED RO S T. JA ME S

Take a tour at this seaside historic site, the oldest existing structure in the Caymans. Savannah, 345-947-3329 pedrostjames.ky PAM P E R E D P ON I E S

Experience the Caymans on horseback! Pampered Ponies offers several beach, trail and swimming horseback riding tours. West Bay, 345-9162540, ponies.ky

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This Cayman hot spot has beach activities, restaurants and bars galore. Northside S TARFIS H POIN T

Equal parts beautiful beach and starfish refuge, explore on your own or book a tour. Northside WREC K OF T HE T EN SAIL

Visit the memorial park overlooking Caymans’ legendary maritime tragedy (dedicated by Queen Elizabeth II). East End PIRAT ES C AVES

Make this pirate hide out turned nature trail a stop on your Cayman adventure. Bodden Town, 345-926-8815, piratescaves.ky


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OFF THE BEATEN PATH: EAST END & NORTHSIDE END START

VIBRANT TROPICAL SCENERY and an exciting assortment of attractions await as you explore the sites and scenes around the east end of the island. All you need for your journey is your Cayman Activity Guide, a vehicle and a sense of adventure. Starting from Seven Mile Beach, drive towards town with the ocean on your right and pass through George Town along scenic South Sound. As you reach the end of South Sound stay to your right for about a mile and you will see C AY B R E W on the right side of the road. Stop for free samples of their delicious locally produced beer. Continuing east, a few miles farther on the right is P E DRO’S C A S T L E – plan at least an hour to explore the castle, theater, gift shop and panoramic ocean views. Continue east towards BO D D E N TOWN approximately ten miles along some of the island’s most scenic coastline to Frank Sound Rd. From there it’s exactly 4.1 miles to the B LOW HOL E S . There are swimming and picnic areas near the blow holes. Continue east until you reach the north end of Frank Sound Road and look for the QUE E N’S MO N U M E N T . Weather permitting, this area

offers spectacular snorkeling and shore diving on the island for experienced swimmers. From here you can either keep going straight to see RUM POIN T or S TARFIS H POIN T. Otherwise, turn left on Frank Sound Rd. to Mastic Trail and Botanical Park. Drive south on Frank Sound Road for about 2 miles until you see the entrance to BOTAN IC AL PARK on your left. Plan on spending at least an hour exploring this immense nature preserve with breathtaking photo opportunities. Then continue south for about a mile until you reach Mastic Road – turn right and drive about a half mile until you see the sign for MAS T IC T RAIL. This is a fairly rugged trail so pace yourself according to your physical conditioning and the current temperature. If you become hot or tired, stop, rest and turn back; a mile or less is usually adequate to see most of the various types of plant and animal life. Continue south along Frank Sound Rd. to the main road and turn left for an extraordinary meal at LIGHT HOUS E RES TAU RAN T –one of Cayman’s absolute finest restaurants; or right to return to George Town and Seven Mile Beach.

ROA D T R IP T IP Don’t forget swimwear, snorkel gear, hiking shoes, snacks, and drinks.

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TRANQUIL RETREATS, isolated beaches and an exciting assortment of attractions and activities await as you explore the sites and scenes around the West Bay district. All you need for your journey is your Cayman Activity Guide, a vehicle and a sense of adventure. Starting from Seven Mile Beach, drive north, past public beach with the ocean on your left until you see a cemetery on your left, marking the trail to CE M E TE RY B E AC H . The darker areas below the surface denote reefs, which lie about 30 yards from shore at 15–30 feet. Leaving, continue in the same direction until you reach the 4–way stop. Behind Texaco you will see BO GGY SA N D ROAD , which runs about a mile along one of the area’s most pristine and uninhabited beaches. This is a perfect spot for walking, snorkeling, picnics or just curling up under a shady tree with your favorite book and a beverage. Leaving Boggy Sand, turn left keeping the ocean on your left until you reach WE S T BAY

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where you will find a serene white sand beach with clear turquoise blue water. Snorkelers can enjoy consistently perfect snorkeling conditions and abundant sea life while meeting new turtle friends at the T URT LE FARM , as well as sampling some very authentic local food at their on site restaurant–Schooners. This is a good spot to freshen up for dinner at PAPPA GALLO —one of Cayman’s most outstanding local and seafood restaurants. Try to coordinate your timing so you arrive at Pappagallo near dinner time. No trip to West Bay would be complete without having dinner here, one of the most popular restaurants on the island. Every dish is a work of art and the ambiance is something you will remember for the rest of your life. If you’re not hungry yet, continue on to S PAN IS H BAY . Although the resort itself is closed, you will find easy beach access trails leading to where the snorkeling and diving conditions are typically exceptional.

You will find a serene white sand beach with clear turquoise blue water.

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ABOVE & BELOW THE SEA Clear water, blue skies, and new stingray friends await.

GEOLOGY PLAYED A KEY in fashioning the Cayman Islands into one of the most sought-after watersports destinations in the world. Residing atop the peak of a sheer submerged mountain range, the islands are surrounded by the Cayman Trench. The northern edges of the trench form a massive wall known

as the Cayman Ridge, which plunges dramatically to depths exceeding 25,000 feet making it the deepest point in the Caribbean sea. This drop off (or ‘wall’) commences its vertical descent approximately 100 yards from shore where depths range from 40 - 60 feet. North of the Cayman Ridge, the sea again becomes progressively deeper, creating the Yucatan Basin. Thus, the islands are completely surrounded by a series of abysmal undersea walls on all sides. This unique confl uence of geomorphic features is responsible for the existence of the famous Cayman walls and drop-offs. The walls, together with such factors as climate, sea temperature, underwater currents and the islands topography, form the basis of Cayman’s uniquely complex and multifaceted tapestry of underwater life.

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STINGRAY CITY & Boat Charters

ESCAPE TO A WORLD where gentle giants soar like eagles and OH BOY C HART ERS reality exceeds even the most They take small groups aboard vivid imagination. Capture their spacious fully appointed the magic of Stingray City custom snorkel & fishing where you will be mesmerized boats with every amenity, by the antics and charm of including all safety equipthese fascinating gentle giants. ment and clean restrooms. Two Stingray City locations 345.945.4576, ohboycharters.com were inadvertently created in the early 1900’s as fishermen GEORGE’ S ECO TOUR returning to port anchored George’s crowd-free fivein the calm waters of Grand stop eco-tour is the ultimate Cayman’s north sound to clean snorkeling adventure. Start by their catch, casting unused bait swimming with rays, break for overboard. Southern Stingrays, a drink at Rum Point, and end who hunt by sense of smell playing with starfish at Starfish quickly discovered these new point. Reserve early. 345-923‘restaurants’ where they now 7078, georgeswatersports.ky dine primarily on CRYS TAL squid provided C HART ERS by visiting divers Enjoy a day of and snorkelers. Carribean fun Ideal for extendwith this private ed diving and STINGRAY CITY boat charter. Feed 19°22’32.52” N –81°18’17.28” W snorkeling, both stingrays in their locations are lonatural habitat, snorkel near cated in shallow water. Stingspectacular coral reefs and end ray City averages 12 feet in the day at a local beach with depth while Sandbar is slightly Carribean cuisine and tropical shallower with depths ranging drinks.Camana Bay, 345-323from 3-10 feet. Collectively, 8111, crystalcharters.com they are frequented by dozens of friendly stingrays every day PARAD IS E SAILIN G & S N ORK ELIN G who are eager to make your acThe crystal clear Carribean quaintance and find out what sea awaits. Take a tour of you brought for them to eat. Stingray City, bask in the glow Consistently ranked as “the of a Cayman sunset or take a best shallow dive in the private charter to feed and pet world” by most diving webnaturally-domesticated southsites and magazines, if ever ern Atlantic stingrays. Camana there was a true “must-do” for Bay, 345-936-7245, paradisesailwater enthusiasts, this is it. ingandsnorkeling.com

S TI N GR AY C IT Y T IPS If you’re scuba diving at Stingray City, wear at least 20% additional weight. Relax comfortably on the sandy bottom and enjoy the show.

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SNORKEL ADVENTURES SNORKELING PROVIDES A FAST, easy and very affordable means of putting you directly in touch with Cayman’s majestic underwater world. A mask and fins is all you need to participate in this fun, educational and highly rewarding activity. If you have not snorkeled before, begin in the shallow water of a sandy beach. Always snorkel with a buddy, and help each other as you don your mask and fins on a calm beach in waistdeep water. Practice clearing the snorkel with a fast exhale and lie motionless as you gain confidence in your ability to float effortlessly on the surface. As you venture out to deeper water, be mindful of currents and keep a watchful eye on your point of entry. Darker areas below the surface usually denote the presence of a reef, sometimes only several feet below the surface. Here you will find myriad species of colorful fish, corals, sponges and much more. Take three deep breaths (and no more), holding the third breath and dive down for a closer look at the fascinating creatures below. Do not touch anything! There are many fish and corals which deliver a painful (and sometimes toxic) sting.

staking out a relaxing spot in the shade to unwind. West Bay Rd., Seven Mile Beach PUBLIC BEAC H

With playground equipment both on the sand and in the water, cabanas, and easy access to popular bars, this is the ultimate beach experience.West Bay Rd., Seven Mile Beach C ALI W REC K

History buffs, this one’s for you. Head to George Town to explore the dive site where a 220-foot long vessel named The Cali sunk just outside the harbor in 1944. N. Church St., George Town D EVIL’ S GROT TO

Adjacent to Eden Rock lies this high profile coral formation honeycombed with caverns, caves, and interconnecting tunnels. Swim alongside silverside minnows in schools in the ten of thousands. George Town, 345-949-7243 edenrockdive.com N ORT HWES T POIN T

Amazing views of spotted eels, golden tails and morays are common at this popular snorkel site. NW Point Rd., West Bay OLD MAN BAY

CEM E TA RY B E AC H

Experience a slice of serenity in West Bay. Snorkel with beautiful coral and fish before

Explore hidden coves, pristine stretches of sand and spectacular snorkeling on this quiet beach off the north side of the island. North Side

S N OR K E L T IPS If you become tired, float on your back and relax, you will not sink in seawater. Saliva will help prevent your mask from fogging. Always use a surface float for comfort & safety.

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WATER ADVENTURES EVERY CONCEIVABLE WATER TOY is available for rent at all of the major Seven Mile Beach resorts. Waverunners, standup paddleboards, parasailing, water skiing, kayaks, electric and peddle boats, hobi crafts, water tricycles and a myriad of flotation devices. Adventurous water enthusiasts seeking to explore beyond the surf line of Seven Mile Beach have many other options available.

JETSKI C AY M A N WAV E RU N N E R ADV E NTUR E S

Jetski to Stingray City, pristine mangroves, remote getaways, shipwrecks, snorkeling, exotic reefs and much more. Let professional guides do the navigating and narrating, leaving you free to cruise along enjoying the scenery and attractions. Boats, waterski and wakeboard rentals also available. 345-949-6672, caymanislandsboatrentals.com

PADDLEBOARD RENTALS GE ORG E ’S S U P R E N TA L

Their service is quick and easy; call them and request the number of stand up paddle boards that you would like to rent. George’s SUP will deliver the board(s) to wherever you are staying and pick them up when you’re finished. West Bay, 345-923-7078 or 345-9220844, georgeswatersports.ky VI TA M I N S E A C AY MA N

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time Full Mood Paddle, and get your workout in with SUP yoga. George Town, 345-9250450, vitaminseacayman.com

SUBMARINE DIVING AT L AN T IS S UBMARIN ES

Submarine diving offers a dry and effortless means of exploring the clandestine depths of Cayman’s splendor. Night diving unveils the mystique of exotic creatures often concealed or dormant during the day. Octopus, lobster, crabs and eels spring to life as coral polyps outreach to feed on worms and plankton. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a truly enigmatic transformation. George Town, 345-949–7700, caymanislandssubmarines.com

BIOLUMINESCENCE TOURS GEORGE’ S WAT ERS PORTS

A unique once in a lifetime experience that you can’t miss! Their bioluminescent boat and (optional) swim tour will leave you speechless as you see millions of bright sparkles through crystal clear waters at night in Cayman’s most brilliant bioluminescent bay. West Bay, 345-923-7078 or 922-0844, georgeswatersports.ky See the next page for more about Bioluminescent Bay.


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GRAND CAYMAN’S Bioluminescent Bay is truly a phenomeC AY MAN K AYAKS non. Visible only during the Cayman Kayaks offers Bioisland’s darkest nights, the bay’s luminescent Tours by kayak water comes to life in electric and Cayman’s only electric hues of blues and greens. Bioboat. Families of all ages and luminescence is defined as “the abilities can come and enjoy emission of light by a living an enchanting experience of organism.” On land we see bioCayman’s living lights. luminescence in fireflies, glowworms and glowing fungi. In Kayak for an easy ten minutes the ocean, tiny microorganisms under a blanket of stars called Pyrodinium Bahamanse from Rum Point to bio bay. are responsible for this captiKayaking is a great way to vating display. Only 1/500th appreciate Cayman’s bio bay of an inch in size, these minusin a quiet and leisurely way. cule microorganisms are able to No experience is required for emit light up to 100 times their this activity. Departs from Rum size. When at rest, they appear Point Club, on Sand Point Rd. to sparkle, but USD $49 6-12 when disturbed year olds, USD they release more $59, 13+ years, light as a defense 250 lbs. weight mechanism, siglimit per person BIOLUMINESCENT BAY naling for help. 19° 21’ 33.30” N 81° 16’ 17.83” W By releasing B12 With a max of into the salty only ten guests onboard their bay water these fascinating boat, ‘Moonless Moments’, organisms are nourished and a seven-minute relaxing ride thrive. Bio Bay tours follow the to the bay is all it takes. Once moon’s cycle, and are only givanchored in the bay, floor en on the darkest nights to rehatches are removed to display veal the brightest light display. a unique way to interact with This Bio Bay has certain physthe bioluminescence. Darkness ical conditions that have alenhanced by the high walls lowed a high concentration built on this custom bio boat of these single celled bio orcreates a perfect pocket of ganisms to accumulate, and darkness to view the stars as a result, provide a once above and the bioluminesin a life time experience. cence below. Departs from Rum This fascinating night time phePoint Club, on Sand Point Rd. nomena occurs in only a few USD $49 5-12 year olds, USD other locations in the world. $59, 13+ years, 280 lbs. weight limit per person, 345-9264467, caymankayaks.com

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dive EXPLORE DEEP WATER Shipwrecks, coral reefs, and flocks of sting rays await. ANIMATED LIKE A SEA of dreams painted over a moving canvas, the waters surrounding the Cayman Islands offer beauty and splendor, surpassing the highest of expectations. Begin your day with a 2-tank morning dive. The first dive is typically a guided wall dive with a maximum depth of 100 feet for 20 minutes. Most operators allow computer diving which can extend your bottom time considerably. If you do not own a dive computer, they are available for rent at most dive shops for under US $20/day. Operators charge by the trip and not by your bottom time, so a computer can quickly return your investment through longer dives. There will usually be a 40-60 foot sandy bottom under the boat; this is a good place to get oriented, fine tune your buoyancy, check your gauges & camera/video equipment and make sure your buddy is comfortable. Your journey to the wall will commence through or over tunnels, chutes and caverns populated with lobster,

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shrimp, crab and copious spedive operators offer a choice cies of fish and bottom dwellers. between a guided or buddy Look (but do not reach) into dive on your second dive; the little nooks and crannies along latter allowing experienced the way and you may spot a divers to explore their individmoray eel gazing back at you. ual interests at their own pace. Once you reach the wall, watch On the sandy bottom you for Spotted Eagle Rays who may encounter conch, flounsoar gracefully like immense der, garden eels and hermit butterflies in slow motion. crabs. Small holes & crevices While they can be spotted frequently house eel, shrimp, virtually any time, they are crab, octopus and lobster. Look particularly prevalent during for outcroppings and overhangs summer months along the walls to swim under; they are often of the north side. Turtles and occupied by tarpon, grouper, (occasionally) several species silverside and other fish seeking of sharks can also be spotted shade and shelter. Shine your swimming along the wall. light along the top and inside Black coral walls to reveal can be found sponges, corals, Fish, corals, near depths of algae and tunisponges and 100ft. usually cates in a sparunder outcrop- fans impart their kling array of pings or inside vibrant colors. true resounding Tube sponges t u n n e l s ; soft and bush-like, are often home brilliance. it will appear to tiny shrimp light brown or white in color. and goby fish. Brittle star, Do not touch it! Black coral cowrie and nudibranch ofis very delicate and grows a ten inhabit sponges, sea fans mere inch every 2-3 years. and many species of coral. As you make your way back Continuing your ascent along to the boat you will have an the side of the reef as the sunopportunity to explore the top light gradually intensifies, you of the wall in depths of 40will notice an increase in the 60ft. Here, you will find a vast spectrum of color. Fish, corals, biodiversity of fish, soft corals, sponges and fans impart their fans and sponges to capture true resounding brilliance. Lisyour intrigue right up to your ten to the soft sublime sounds very last second of bottom time. of the clicking snapping shrimp After an appropriate surface and the parrot fish pecking away interval, your second dive will methodically at the hard corals. usually be 40-60ft at a reef or Back away several feet and cogishipwreck. Ask your dive opertate the simple complexity transator about diving the Kittiwake piring before you. Thousands of shipwreck. This magnificent diverse organisms attaining 250 foot retired US rescue vessel together as one single remarkrests in the Northwest Point able entity—the living reef! marine park at 65 feet. Most

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Just inches from their expansive dive ladder lie Eden Rock and Devil’s Grotto, which are among the most highly photographed reefs in the world. George Town, 345-949-7243, edenrockdive.com

Top quality diving instructors offer a wide range of training programs for the whole family. Learn shore diving, boat diving and activities for ages 8 and up. George Town, 345949-7243, divetech.com

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OCEAN FRON T IERS

Neptune’s Divers specifically cater to individuals and small groups seeking personal attention as well as diving freedom, by only taking a maximum of eight divers. 356-925-3990, neptunesdivers.com

From dive boat trips and PADI dive trips to snorkel boat trips Ocean Frontiers’ huge array of diving adventures will make your trip to the Caymans a truly unforgettable experience. East End, 345-640-7500, oceanfrontiers. com

C AY M A N T U RT L E D I V E R S

Explore beautiful reefs, walls, marine life, and wrecks alongside an island paradise with certified, expert diving instruction for all levels of divers. West Bay Rd., 345-938-0184, caymanturtledivers.com

D EEP BLUE D IVERS

With small boats and highly knowledgeable PADI instructors, Deep Blue Divers has everything you need for worldclass scuba diver certification. George Town, 345-916-1293, deepbluediverscayman.com

M AR I N E E COLOGY The phenomenon of extravagant beauty within the undersea world is the product of millions of years of evolution. Sadly, during our relatively brief tenure on this planet, we as a species have severely damaged almost 90% of the world’s reefs and completely destroyed over 25%. While recreational diving is not the leading cause of destruction, it is certainly a contributing factor. Whenever entering the ocean, please exercise great caution in not creating a negative impact on this remarkably delicate environment. Please, take only pictures, keep only memories, leave only bubbles. It takes 5 to 10 thousand years for a fully developed reef system to evolve. Pollution, overfishing, nutrient runoff and nefarious diving practices are the principal caused of destruction. Corals, which resemble colorful rocks and plants are actually vast colonies of tiny animals. Turtles are air breathing reptiles who must surface every hour or so to breath. Look for them resting on the surface in between dives.

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NEED TRAVEL HELP? We make your Cayman adventure easy! Through our website, you can make reservations for every restaurant, tour, attraction or activity in this issue. Visit CaymanActivityGuide.com for info and bookings.


USS KITTIWAKE and recompression chambers. Lower decks have crew quarKittiwake’s six year anniversaters, sick bay, engine room ry, this magnificent undersea and many nautical holds and monument is proving highly equipment to explore. Snorappealing to local sea life and kelers can see the divers alike. The top decks, peer passing of a strong down smokestacks nor’wester severand even see al years ago left into many of the Kittiwake in an holds. Kittiwake USS KITTIWAKE almost perfectly vertical position 19º21’42.84” N 81º24’4.38” W is 250’ long with 5 decks towerat a maximum ing near 50’. Her crows nest, depth of approximately 60 mast and large stern frame feet. With the uppermost were refitted to reduce height deck a mere 10 feet from the and allow easy access for exsurface, Kittiwake is one of ploring; all other decks are in the largest snorkel friendtact and accessible. All Activity ly shipwrecks in the world! Guide recommended dive opMain deck features include a erators offer Kittiwake dives. rec room, mess hall, workshop

WITH JANUARY 2017 marking the

DI V ER PH OTO T IP Bring your wide angle lens and at least one external strobe. Get as close as possible to your subject and turn strobes off for anything further than 4 feet away.

SHORE DIVING provides easy access to spectacular reefs, walls, caverns and shipwrecks. Just steps from most hotels lie colorful fish and interesting reef formations. For more excitement, Eden Rock and Devil’s Grotto feature myriad chutes and caverns at depths of 4060’, usually occupied by tarpon, silverside and many tropical fish and corals. Eden Rock offers marked buoys, rental equipment, easy access ladder, showers and rinse facilities. The wreck of the Cali, Smith Cove and Cemetery Reef in West Bay are good beginner sites, while Babylon in Northside is one of the top rated sites for advanced divers. See our Dive & Snorkel map for all the best locations.

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Eden Rock offers close proximity to the most popular shore diving sites at Eden Rock, Paradise Reef and Devil’s Grotto. Their easy entry access is less than 20 yards to expansive caverns and a profusion of hundreds of species of fish and corals. S. Church St., Georgetown S MIT H COVE

Smith Cove affords easy beach access to a vibrant 40-60ft reef leading directly to the wall, beginning its descent roughly 100 yards from shore. S. Church St., Georgetown


DI VI N G FAS T FAC TS Fire coral appears in many intricate forms. However, it delivers a painful sting upon contact with skin. Vinegar or isopropyl alcohol will help alleviate the pain; hydrocortisone cream relieves itching. Always begin your dive at the maximum depth and gradually ascend throughout your dive. Bring a dive light to see the true brilliant colors of soft corals and explore crevices Under most circumstances in the Cayman Islands, the maximum allowable depth is 130 feet. Water temperature averages 78ยบ in the winter and 84ยบ during summer months. Horizontal Visibility is typically 100 feet or more. Some dive companies add a 10-15% service charge to your bill. Check with your dive company about any additional charges before booking any dive services.

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dine TASTES OF LAND & SEA Savor a blend of food from around the world.

WITH OVER 200 restaurants to choose from, dining in the Cayman Islands is as extensive as it is diverse. Traditional local dishes were derived primarily from West Indian and Jamaican cuisine, including: curry, jerk, stewed goat, ox tail, turtle, rice & beans and plenty of fresh locally caught seafood. Today, more contemporary and upscale dishes are more prevalent, with many restaurants incorporating traditional ingredients into their own unique dishes. Continental Caribbean Cuisine is a popular catch-phrase used by many local restaurants to describe their unique blends of exotic recipes throughout the Caribbean and far beyond. Owing to a rich blend of cultural diversity on the island, there are a vast array of restaurants featuring renown chefs from around the world, including: the greater Caribbean, Italy, France, England, Ireland, Ger-

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many, India, Asia, Cuba and America. The result is an intoxicating blend of flavors from around the world—combined with local ingredients and fresh seafood, served in every imaginable style and setting. Being an island surrounded by fish, seafood is of course one of Cayman’s most sought after delicacies. All of the most popular restaurants are featured in this magazine and obtain the majority of their seafood from local fisherman just as they return from sea. Purchased live, seafood is served the same day assuring you of the very freshest fish imaginable. Non-seafood eaters need not despair; virtually all of the establishments we recommend include a selection of meat and vegetarian dishes prepared in a variety of creative and exciting ways. Given its vast ethnic diversity of highly talented international chefs, fresh fish, superior service and outstanding ambiance, Cayman is one of the world’s top culinary destinations. Lavish all-you-can-eat buffet dinners with exciting live entertainment can be found at many venues throughout the island, offering spectacular value for your dining dollar. Select offerings include abun-


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The result is an intoxicating blend of flavors from around the world— combined with local ingredients and fresh seafood, served in every imaginable style and setting. dant selections of fresh local and imported seafood, openfire barbecues, poultry; even authentic roast pig—all at very reasonable all-inclusive prices. Dramatic oceanfront settings provide idyllic romantic backdrops for evening festivities, often including entertainment such as fire eaters, limbo dancers, live music, dancers, and much more. Throughout this section you will find many excellent opportunities to experience an abundance of the island’s finest cuisine and culture at surprisingly affordable prices. Wine connoisseurs will be impressed with the quality and diversity of wine offered throughout the island. Given the broad ethnic diversity of restaurant owners, you will find a seemingly endless selection of the finest wines from all around the world. Beer drinkers will also find several brands which are not available in the US. Heineken beer sold here has a higher alcohol content than it does in the US. Be sure to try C AY B R E W’ S many

beers, including CayLight, White Tip and their latest Pirate’s Week special lager. Sample Caybrew’s sensational locally produced beers absolutely free with special offers in our coupon section. You will find Caybrew offered at all of the most popular restaurants and bars in the Cayman Islands. Many popular attractions have restaurants on site, including S C HOON ER at the Turtle Farm, overlooking their turtle lagoon. Their menu boasts a variety of local and international dishes prepared by experienced local chefs. Because the Cayman Turtle Farm is dedicated to both conservation and carefully calibrated commercial sales of traditional food products, Schooner’s also offers a modest selection of turtle dishes for visitors interested in venturing farther back into the island’s culinary past. Whatever your pleasure, budget and appetite desire, your every culinary dream can be fulfilled in the Cayman Islands.

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island! Classic dishes such as Eggs Benedict or eggs with hash browns and sausage, ham or bacon come alive in their upbeat tropical surroundings and unique indoor/outdoor seating options. Seven Mile Beach, 345-943-JOES, coconutjoecayman.com

This monument to tropical architecture is constructed of bamboo, mahogany, wicker, marble and Caymanite. An extensive wine list and culinary perfectionism by a team of international chefs create an inimitable confluence of Northern Italian and Caribbean fares. Reservations recommended. West Bay, 345949-1119, pappagallo.ky CO CONUT JO E ’ S

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LIGHT HOUS E

This amazing monument to fine dining features an extensively creative menu of fresh locally caught seafood and award winning Italian cuisine prepared by a team of international chefs. Breakers, 345-947-2047, lighthouse.ky


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Located at the Morritt’s Tortuga Club & Resort in East End, David’s offers a five-star dining experience with great views of the sea. The cocktail bar is also a great gathering place with an extensive array of cocktails, martinis, and wines from around the world. East End, 345-814-0183, morritts.com/ resort-amenities/davids-deepblue-restaurant-bar AN C H OR & D E N

Located inside the Marriot Beach House, this modern and stylish foodie destination has become popular for its raw bar and apothecary inspired cocktails. Their fantastic menu includes delectables such as halloumi cheese flambée on grilled sourdough, smoked duck and eggplant tartines, Thai style ceviche, and homemade gelatos. Seven Mile Beach, 345-949-0088, anchorandden.com HE M I N GWAY ’ S

Newly reopened and now featuring a thatched roof beach bar, Hemingway’s offers a fresh Asian fusion take on Caribbean fare. Their famous Sunday brunch offers bottomless champagne, made to order omelettes, meat carving station, seafood and a large variety of desserts. Seven Mile Beach, 345-746-1234, hemingways.ky SU NS H I NE GR I L L

This award-winning restaurant is famous for their fish tacos, Angus burgers, and painkiller cocktails. Sunshine has earned high marks from visitors for years, and also offers a great breakfast menu featuring pancakes and homemade sage sausage. Seven Mile Beach, 345-946-5848, sunshinesuites. com/sunshine-grill BE AC H H O U S E RE S TAUR A N T

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dining experience. You can keep things casual with the small plates menu or elevate the occasion with their five course tasting menu (wine pairings optional). Don’t miss the jumbo lump crab cake and salt crusted whole fish. Seven Mile Beach, 345-9453800 ext 6017, westingrandcayman.com/dining RAGAZZI RES TAURAN T

Hidden in a strip mall on Seven Mile Beach, Ragazzi is a friendly spot with local charm (showcased by the walls of paintings from Cayman area artists). The bread and the pasta are homemade, and the wine list consistently wins “Aware of Excellence” marks form Wine Spectator. Seven Mile Beach, 345-945-3484, ragazzi.ky LUC A

Located at the Caribbean Club, Luca offers a contemporary take on an Italian menu. Fresh pastas, breads and desserts are made daily, using the freshest ingredients. Located in a sleek, upscale venue with gorgeous views of the infinity pool and the ocean beyond, Luca will not disappoint. Seven Mile Beach, 345-6234550, luca.ky AGUA RES TAURAN T & LOUN GE

Regarded as one of the premier restaurants on the Caymans, Agua offers a melting pot of culinary influence from their international team of chefs. The popular Peruvian ceviches and tiraditos are great starters to an eclectic dinner that could feature short rib ravioli, or cous cous crusted mahi-mahi. Seven Mile Beach, 345-949-2482, agua.ky C ATC H

An essential stop on West Bay, Catch offers some of the best locally caught seafood on the island. Try the grilled octopus, and the ceviche, at this new waterfront restaurant from the


West Bay Road Tel: (345) 949-2482 www.agua.ky

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dynamic team behind Agua Restaurant and Lounge on Seven Mile Beach. West Bay, 345-949-4321, catch.ky SEA H A RV E S T ( S U N S E T HOUSE )

Located in the Sunset House, and a few steps away from My Bar (a popular happy hour spot), the Seaharvest restaurant offers both indoor dining and a chance to sit under the stars with an ocean view. Seven Mile Beach, 800-854-4767, sunsethouse.com HE R I TAG E KI TC H E N

Order at the counter and enjoy your meal on wooden picnic tables at this casual spot just in West Bay. Try the coconut grouper and Cayman-style snapper. West Bay, 345-916-0444, heritagekitchencayman.com SIN G H’S ROT I S H O P

A popular spot for locals and visitors alike, Singh’s brings authentic Trinidadian food to the island. Rotis, puris, and doubles are all delicious choices of flatbread that the local fare such as curry chicken, beef, goat, shrimp, or lobster will be served on. George Town, 345-946-7684 L AUR E N’S

A popular breakfast and lunch destination, Lauren’s is a cozy spot on the far northeast corner of Buckingham Square. The build-your-own omelet, or one of their delicious house made crepes (savory caprese or sweet berries and créme anglaise) should be on your short list. George Town, 345-9467745, laurenscayman.com CRAC K E D CO N C H

Caribbean fare created by Chef Gilbert Cavallaro, specialties are the trademark conch dishes including conch fritters, cracked conch and conch chowders. West Bay, 345-9455217, crackedconch.com.ky

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The fresh fish comes in daily from the next door dock. “Turf ” oriented guests won’t be disappointed and the infamous Sticky Toffee Pudding shouldn’t be missed for dessert. West Bay, 345-949-3948, calypsogrillcayman.com K AROO

Small plates combine to create a fabulous dinner, Karoo offers a different take on dining. Paired with a signature cocktail and great ambience, Karoo is a great place to meet friends and enjoy the view. Camana Bay, 345-946-6633, camanabay.com/karoo ED OARD O’ S

The oldest restaurant on Seven Mile Beach, now boasts a bar with a tapas menu and outdoor patio where one can enjoy a cigar accompanied with a fantastic cocktail. The homemade pastas and lasagna are popular selections. Seven Mile Beach, 345-945-4408, edoardosrestaurant.com PARAD IS E

A casual spot on the waterfront of George Town that’s great for lunch and drinks. The fish sandwich with fries is a go-to, along with the conch fritters. George Town, 345-9451444, paradiserestaurant.ky GRAN D OLD HOUS E

A historical waterfront landmark that offers a gourmet dining experience. Splurge on the chateaubriand with roasted leeks, or try the seafood curry with lobster, shrimp, and fresh fish. The Grand House also has a strong selection of rare bourbons including Pappy Van Winkle. George Town, 345949-9333, grandoldhouse.com T HE W HARF

Enjoy picturesque dining and a bar with great happy hours specials directly on the Caribbean Sea from an International team of award winning chefs. Seven Mile Beach, 345-9492231, wharf.ky


Award Winning Chefs dietary restriction menu options available 5 Private Dining Rooms accomodating up to 80 people Full Time Event & Wedding Coordinator 5000 sq. ft. deck (400ppl) with 2000 sq. ft. tent (200ppl)

Extensive & Rare Wine Collection Armagnac & Cuban Cigar Roller on Site

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K AROO

A great place to play pool and beer pong. Food available. Seven Mile Beach, 345-949-7665

A popular after-work venue with cocktails, tapas, and happy hour everyday from 3pm-7pm. Camana Bay, 345-946-6633, camanabay. com/karoo

BAR CRUD O

A Guy Harvey operation serving great drinks and fresh seafood overlooking the harbor. George Town, 345-9469000, barcrudo.com BAROLO LO U N GE

A popular Friday night dance spot with a lovely patio, great wine list, and good music with a DJ. Seven Mile Beach, edoardosrestaurant.com/menuold/barolo-lounge C AL I CO JAC K’ S

A casual beach bar with a live DJ on Saturdays and full moon parties. Seven Mile Beach, 345-945-7850 CO CONUT JO E ’ S

A great open-plan bar and a good spot to catch sports games. Seven Mile Beach, 345-943-5637, coconutjoecayman.com

K IN G’ S HEAD

A Victorian themed pub with a friendly resident English bulldog called Winston. Happy Hour on Fridays. Camana Bay, camanabay.com/ the-kings-head LEGEN D Z

A sports bar with comfortable booth seating and big TV screens. $2 pints of Caybrew after 10pm. Seven Mile Beach, 345-943-3287, eats.ky/legendz.html LON E S TAR

A bustling Texas-style bar, popular with divemasters, the 20+ crowd, and tourists. American-style food. Seven Mile Beach, 345-945-5175 lonestarcayman.com MAC ABUC A

CRA F T F & B CO.

A popular gastro-pub. There are 16 different beers on tap and over 40 different bottled beers on offer, including a local and international selection. Great hearty eats. Seven Mile Beach, 345-640-0004, craftcayman.com

A great bar overlooking the sea. Their Monday night Caribbean BBQ is very popular with an all-you-can-eat buffet for $17 starting at 5:30pm. West Bay, 345-945-5217, crackedconch.com.ky/macabuca MY BAR AT S UN S ET HOUS E

KAI BO B E AC H

A great menu and a fantastic selection of cocktails, including the popular Mudslide. A Caribbean BBQ is held every Tuesday night with live local music. Rum Point, 345-9479975, kaibo.ky

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A relaxed oceanfront bar just south of George Town. The perfect place to watch the sunset. George Town, 800-8544767, sunsethouse.com


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A Polynesian-style bar on the beach that serves cocktails.Seven Mile Beach, 345-326-4805, tikibeachcayman.com

Gets busy late on Fridays with a sophisticated over 30 crowd. You can also grab some sushi and saké or a martini at Taikum, Cayman’s first and only gourmet sushi restaurant. Seven Mile Beach, 345-9439000, ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/ caribbean/grand-cayman/dining/silver-palm ROYA L PAL MS

Fridays are popular at this casual outside bar with cabanas and a swimming pool right on the beach. Music every night and a newly built swim-up bar. Seven Mile Beach, 345-9456358, royalpalmscayman.com SOUTHW ES T CO L L E C T I V E

A trendy spot, with board games, vintage foosball and darts. A great selection of beers, wines and cocktails. George Town, 345-946-3004, southwestcollectivecayman.com

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An Irish pub with an excellent range of drinks and traditional Irish food. Weekly quiz and live music events. Lillies, a sophisticated late night lounge and nightclub, is located above.West Bay, 345-323-1669 O BAR

A popular nightlife spot. The first floor features a bar, corner couches and nooks. The upper level bar has a lounge-like atmosphere. There is a live DJ every night and an ‘infinity’ happy hour on Friday nights. Seven Mile Beach, 345-9436227

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BRING HOME CAYMAN Take home souvenirs and gifts for friends and family.

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY visited a grocery store or restaurant, you may have noticed that prices in the Cayman Islands are somewhat higher than back home. The variance is largely attributed to shipping costs and import duties associated with most goods. The exchange rate is also a factor, with US dollars valued 20% lower than Cayman dollars. However, there are tremendous bargains available to the informed shopper. Duty rates vary dramatically according to their commodity classification, ranging from zero to 80%. Locally produced products are not subject to duty

however the ingredients used to make them may be. By taking advantage of tax and duty free opportunities, combined with the many discounts in Activity Guide, you can realize significant savings on your purchases. The best bargains are local arts & crafts, locally made jewelry, BL AC K BEARD ’ S rum & rum cakes, art, cameras, and other true duty-free items. Some “duty free” shops can be misleading. Always compare prices for any establishments not listed in Activity Guide—a phone call is a lot less expensive than a pricey jewelry purchase that may end up costing less in your home town or purchased over the internet. Shopping for that perfect gift is facilitated by a wide variety of stores to choose from. Some of the best prices and most unique gifts can be found in the gift shops at many of our recommended restaurants and Cayman’s historical attractions such as Pedro’s Castle, Turtle Farm and Botanical Park.

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GALLERIES & LOCAL ARTS LOCATING THOSE PERFECT mementos to preserve your vacation memories in your home forever is one of the most important vacation decisions you will make. With hundreds of shops to choose from, the task can be quite daunting so we have compiled our selection of the most popular galleries offering the greatest talent, diversity and value, capturing the beauty, culture and essence of the Cayman Islands. All of our recommended establishments produce their art, craft, jewelry and other items in the Cayman Islands, making them duty free. Plan at least half a day to explore all the shops and galleries listed in this section. You will not only save time and money while viewing the most exciting arts and crafts on the island, you will meet a cast of exciting and entertaining characters along the way. Avoid shopping in Georgetown on Tues–Thurs, which are the busiest cruise ship days; any other day—except Sunday when many stores are closed—will offer the least congestion and easiest parking. Paintings of every kind, carvings, statuettes, photography, sculpture and jewelry are among the many items available to choose from. Before setting out on your gallery day, think of places in your (or

friends) home that could use a little splash of color and ethnicity and then juxtapose that onto your favorite type of art – the perfect choice is now reduced to a matter of selection. Hand Crafted Jewelry and Statuettes, made from local material such as Caymanite and Black Coral (imported) as well as a dazzling array of internationally procured substances is on display at Mitzi’s. Mitzi herself is a work of art and one of Cayman’s greatest treasures. Stop by and meet the legend! Black Coral is not taken from Cayman Islands waters for use in any products sold here; it is imported for crafting from offshore locations including Honduras; harvested by professional divers and taken from depths and locations well beyond recreational dive limitations. Want your arts and craft products shipped to your home? No problem, all of our recommended galleries ship worldwide and provide online tracking. Duty exemptions for locally produced crafts extend to shipped products so you will not incur any additional charges beyond shipping costs. Be sure to check our coupon section for special savings on arts & crafts, jewelry, paintings, souvenirs and many other items.

BL AC K B E A R D ’ S

C AY MAN IS L AN D S

Blackbeard’s is the Cayman Islands premier retailer of fine wines, beers and spirits carrying the islands widest selection of the world’s leading brands. Free delivery! Grand Harbour, The Strand, Cayman Falls, blackbeards.ky, delivery@ blackbeards.ky

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Visit this state of the art brewery to taste Caybrew, a smooth, full bodied premium lager, with a crisp , clean hop character. An island staple. Prospect, 345-947-6699, cib.ky


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GUY HARVEY

Mitzi’s work is equaled only by her vivacious personality and charm. You could search the world over and still not find a more qualified and reputable diamond expert. Seven Mile Beach, 355-945-5014

Guy Harvey is known as a world-renowned marine biologist and artist. Shop a selection of his artwork, emblazoned on everything from t-shirts to coasters. George Town, 345943-4891

ARTI FACTS

K IRK FREEPORT

A treasure trove of collectables, coins, antiques, hand crafted ceramics, glass and enamels and prints and maps, all at least 100 years old. George Town, 345-949-2442, artifacts.com.ky

Maybe you’re not on a schedule during your visit to Grand Cayman, but you’ll nevertheless want a beautiful timepiece from Kirk Freeport on your wrist. The Kirkconnell family have been local business and community leaders for six generations. Seven Mile Beach, Harbour Drive, kirkfreeport.net

PUR E A RT GA L L E RY & GI F TS

A Cayman gem housing unique art by local artists, locally made soaps, candles, and jewelry. Stop in to take home a piece of Cayman. George Town, 345-949-9133, pureart.ky KENNE DY GA L L E RY

Kennedy Gallery displays original artwork from more than 60 local artists. Buy a piece for your home and get it framed by Kennedy’s master framer or visit the printmaking department to produce a professional quality print. Seven Mile Beach, 345-949-8077, kennedygallerycayman.com

CAYMANITE is an extremely hard material and must be worked with special tools including diamond-tipped cutting wheels and grinders. Extensive polishing produces a brilliant, marble-like finish. The art of working and shaping Caymanite is very specialized, requiring many years of practice. Caymanite epitomizes the raw beauty of the Cayman Islands and no two pieces are exactly alike. Caymanite is an amalgamation of Nickel, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Copper,

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FUN K Y MON KEY

A cute boutique for women’s and men’s fashion. There’s always something to find here, whether you need a new bathing suit or an outfit for a night out. George Town, 345-9438659, funkymonkeycayman.com SAN D AN GEL S

A gorgeous collection of designer swimwear, sun protection apparel, resort wear and athleisure clothing. Swing by with your little one to also explore a selection of adorable kids apparel. Seven Mile Beach, 345-945-SAND, sandangels.com

Aluminum, Potassium, Sodium, Calcium and Oxygen. Colors range from reddish-orange to multi-hued browns and hues of black and white. Beauty and rarity have elevated its prestige, as demonstrated among its popularity among diplomats, celebrities and royalty. Found only in Cayman, it represents a genuine piece of prehistoric Caymanian history. Look for Caymanite discounts in our coupon section and take a little piece of Cayman home with you—literally.


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C ATH Y C H U RC H P H OTO CENTR E

Learn to be an underwater photographer through a class at Cathy’s, where you’ll learn the ins and outs of an underwater camera. Then, purchase a duty free camera of your own, go out and capture the magical world underwater, and come back to Cathy’s to print your memories. George Town, 345-949-7415, cathychurch.com DI V E R S S U P P LY

Visit this professionally trained team of divers to assist you with all your scuba gear and dive equipment needs. Equipment repairs, servicing, and rental gear is also available. George Town, 345-949-7621, diverssupply.ky

to quit your job and live the island lifestyle full time. George Town, islandcompany.com WAT ERMAN AN D BLUE WAV E

The only two surf shops in the Caymans provide surf boards, stand up paddle boards, kite surging gear, apparel, and accessories. Rent equipment hourly, daily, or weekly or stop into the store or call to book a lesson. Seven Mile Beach, 345797-7873, watermancayman.ky RUGS ORIEN TAL

A premium supplier of traditional & contemporary rugs sourced from around the world including the Middle East, Asia and Europe. Seven Mile Beach, 345-943-7847, rugsoriental.ky

IS L A ND COM PA N Y

What started as a bathing suit company has evolved into an island-lifestyle brand. Find a beautiful selection of breezy linen resort wear and accessories for all your tropical needs. You might just be convinced

S HOP PIN G T IPS Stores in George Town are busy on cruise ship days, best time to shop is on Friday and Saturday. Most retail stores are closed on Sunday, including grocery stores. Most gas station convenience stores are open on Sunday for soft drinks, snacks, and some grocery items. Most stores offer their prices in US Dollars. Grocery store prices are in CI Dollars. Be sure to ask wherever you shop. Cayman does not have sales tax, but retail store prices reflect shipping and duty costs in their prices. Duty Free merchandise does not. The gift shops at restaurants and attractions such as Turtle Farm, Lighthouse and Pedro’s Castle typically offer the greatest selections and prices on gifts specific to your individual tastes. Each US citizen (including children) can bring back up to $800 of goods duty free. The amounts are collective, so a family of three would have a $2,400 duty allowance. BONUS: Local products such as arts, crafts and Blackbeard’s Rum Cakes are entirely duty free and you can bring back unlimited quantities, in addition to your duty allowance.

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SPAS & FITNESS TROPICAL SUN, salt water, chlorine and humidity all take a toll on your skin and hair, while many activities exhaust the body. Now is the perfect time to treat yourself to a soothing rejuvenating spa treatment. There are many spas on the island that you can visit but for the ultimate in pleasure and convenience, look for an operation that brings the entire spa experience to you. Relax in the comfort of your own condo, hotel, home or even right on the beach to take advantage of your beautiful tropical surroundings. Don’t burn up valuable vacation time driving to spas. Braid Buggy brings the total spa experience to your accommodations for much less than you would pay at most walk in spas. They offer mobile hair braiding and full spa services including quality body massage, hair braiding and all spa treatments Their $45 1/2 hour massage is the best deal ever!

HI BI SCUS S PA WE S T I N

The Hibiscus Spa promotes a total lifestyle approach that encompasses the entire person – body, mind and soul – in order to provide the most complete and beneficial services for our guests. Seven Mile Beach, westingrandcayman.com/ spa/, 345-945-3800 PE R F E CTLY PA MP E R E D

Let the spa come to you! Perfectly Pampered caters to your mobile spa needs providing a range of treatments in the comfort of your own home,

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office or holiday accommodation at a time that works for you. Mobile, 345-925-6267, perfectlypamperedcayman.com K IMPTON S EAFIRE S PA

One of the area’s newest resorts and spas, Seafire was designed to bring Grand Cayman’s natural beauty inside with aquatic touches everywhere, including a grand soaking tub, streaming natural light and botanical adornments. Seven Mile Beach, 800-546-7866, seafireresortandspa.com BLIS S YOGA

Bliss is all about making guests and members alike feel most welcome in the studio for their yoga practice. They offer beginner to advanced classes, as well as private beach sessions for individuals and groups. Seven Mile Beach, 345-9499642, blissyogacayman.com BODY WORKS

Unite your body, mind and soul with Body Works, the only spa, yoga studio and retail store dedicated to natural wellness in the Cayman Islands. Body Works will nourish and cleanse your mind, body and soul. Seven Mile Beach, 345945-6485, bodyworkscayman. com L A MER S PA AT T HE MARRIOT T

La Mer Spa at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort has every amenity to make your spa experience a perfect one, including massage suites, a jacuzzi tub, hair salon stations and a private hand and foot therapy room. Seven Mile Beach, 345-949-2892, lamercayman.com/grand-cayman-marriott-beach-resort


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Visit Touch of Thai for world class facial treatments, manicures, pedicures and hair services for the opportunity to re-invent yourself, or maintain your personal care routine while on vacation. George Town, 345-949-8989, touchofthai.ky/website

A place for locals and travelers to get fit together and have a great time doing it! It’s in a beautiful and bustling facility filled with amazing athletes and coaches who lift each other up and push each other forward. Seven Mile Beach, 345-925-1456, crossfit7mile.com

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The Da Vinci Centre combines artistry with the science of preventative medicine, helping individuals look younger and live longer, happier lives. They offer a peaceful spa-like atmosphere where genuine concern for the patient is paramount. Seven Mile Beach, 345-943-2002, davinciwellnesscentre.com

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WEDDINGS &EVENTS WEDDINGS are a truly unforgettable experience in the Cayman Islands. White sand, crisp blue water and lush palms provide a timelessly elegant backdrop for saying “I do.” Island venues offer a range of packages that make your big day as seamless as possible — from partial assistance for those who like to plan their own big day to full coordination for couples who want to leave the heavy lifting to the pros. Host a grand ceremony or an intimate beach gathering, and dance the night away in the seaside breeze with a cocktail in hand. However you decide to customize your special day, the Cayman Islands will create an exotic experience that you, your wedding party and guests will remember for a lifetime. You won’t have to travel far for an unforgettable honeymoon, either. Extend your stay on the island for a romantic, elegant vacation at a luxurious resort or enjoy a quiet escape in a beach villa. The sights, sounds, flavors and hospitality of the Cayman Islands will leave you wanting to relive your big day again and again.

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Grand Old House is one of Grand Cayman’s most elegant wedding venues. Complete with a Bridal Room, Groom

Room, seaside gazebo, waterfront patio and beautiful dining room, the Grand Old House has all the space you’ll need for an unforgettable evening. Staff are available to provide as much or as little support as you need — from a completely do-it-yourself experience to full coordination from start to finish. A marriage officer is also available to perform civil or religious ceremonies. South Church St., 345-949-9333, grandoldhouse.com T HE W HARF

The Wharf, Grand Old House’s sister restaurant, is another incredible venue for a memorable, stress-free wedding day. Host up to 300 guests and recite your vows on the beautiful beach adjacent to the restaurant or on the waterfront deck. Choose from day-of support for a more hands-on experience or have The Wharf ’s wedding planners coordinate the entire event. A marriage officer is available to meet with you a few days prior to the wedding and is able to perform civil or religious ceremonies. West Bay Rd., 345949-2231, wharf.ky

WED D IN G T IP Contact your event coordinator to make sure you have all the necessary documents for your wedding and build in a few days before the date to meet with your marriage officer.

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REST YOUR HEAD When the sun sets, return home to a dreamy place of your own. RELAX FOR A WEEKEND or make it your home. Grand Cayman is the ideal place to let your hair down and enjoy the amazing natural surroundings in and out of the water. It feels like summer yearround, so come visit any time. From luxurious resorts and family-friendly hotels to rental condominiums and private cottages, the Cayman Islands offer access to everyone. Some may wish to stay in a hotel that can be more hands-on with curating a vacation experience, while some guests prefer the privacy of a homelike rental condo. Read on to see what works best for you! Most visitors fall in love with the Caymans so deeply that they decide to call it home. See our guide to purchasing property with the best realtors and agencies on the island.

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HOTELS & RESORTS SOME OF THE MOST luxurious hotels and resorts are located in the Cayman Islands. With pristine beaches and scuba diving that ranks among the Top 10 in the world, you can’t go wrong. However, matching your specific vacation lifestyle to the appropriate accommodation is tantamount to realizing the utmost satisfaction and value from your vacation. Selecting the correct of three Cayman islands and most appropriate accommodations to suit your particular vacation preferences will provide the greatest satisfaction for your individual preferences, thus ensuring the most perfect vacation experience possible. If you have decided that a resort is best suited to your vacation priorities, the next step is establishing a budget and location. All of the resorts in our free, online Cayman Islands accommodations reservation service represent the absolute highest value, so pick the one that best appeals to your choice of amenities, location and budget. No matter what your vacation needs, preferences or budget, The Cayman Islands have something to fulfill them.

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This resort on Seven Mile Beach is thoughtfully designed to be an effortless escape for couples, families and groups. With three dining destinations, a café, endless beach activities, and two seaside pools, it’s no wonder this is the first resort the Cayman Islands have welcomed in over 10 years. Seven Mile Beach, 345-949-0938, seafireresortandspa.com

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Nestled on the Caribbean’s beloved Seven Mile Beach, complete with a bohemian style restaurant and bar this oceanfront oasis is the perfect choice for discerning travelers. West Bay, Seven Mile Beach, 345-947-6699 WES T IN

Luxuriously situated on Seven Mile Beach with the largest freshwater pool in the Grand Cayman Islands, this resort was named on Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List. The Westin has been recognized for its excellence. Seven Mile Beach, 345-947-6699, westingrandcayman.com RIT Z C ARLTON

At The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, guests can do everything or nothing at all from floating the ocean to playing 9 holes of golf. The hotel offers two towers of beautifully appointed accommodations, a pristine beach, underwater adventure and more. Seven Mile Beach, 345-943-9000, ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/caribbean/grand-cayman MARGARIT TAVILLE

Margaritaville Beach Resort is a lot more than a world-class resort. It’s a place where worries are left at the door, smiles are a form of currency, and flip-flops are considered uniform. George Town, 345-9496274, margaritavillecaribbean. com/locations/grand-cayman


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CONDOS & RENTALS RENTING A CONDO in the Cayman Islands is the next best thing to being at home on the beach. Most of the condominium rentals are beachfront, and feature all the comforts and amenities of home - fully functional kitchens, laundry, cable TV, swimming pools and fitness facilities. Condo rentals are great for larger groups and families who want to cook in the privacy of their own space. What’s great about condo renting is that vacationers are able to skip the higher prices at hotel restaurants and bars, and on-site rentals. Here we’ve outlined some of our favorite condominium rentals in the Caymans. Visit our website to let us know if you have any recommendations to add to the list!

C AR I B B E A N C LU B

Grand Cayman’s most exclusive boutique hotel has 37 spacious suites and villas on the edge of the water. It combines the glamour of a world-famous resort with the comforts of a truly opulent home. They’ll even stock your gourmet kitchen! Seven Mile Beach. Seven Mile Beach, 345-623-4500, caribclub.com C H R I S TOP H E R CO LUM B U S

You’ll feel like you’ve found your home in paradise as you take in breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea on world renowned Seven Mile Beach at Christopher Columbus Condos. Seven Mile Beach, 866-311-5231, christophercolumbuscondos.com

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Each condo unit has two bedrooms, two complete baths, and full kitchen facilities. Every unit has been uniquely decorated by its owner to enhance your tropical getaway in the Caribbean. Seven Mile Beach, 345-945-4724, discoverypointclub.com MERID IAN

A collection of 32 ultra-luxurious, ocean front villas with spectacular views of the beach, an ocean front pool and a jacuzzi. They have designed for a true vacation experience you deserve and will never forget. Seven Mile Beach, 345-9454002, meridian.ky S OUT H BAY BEAC H CLUB

Nestled in a quiet cul de sac at the end of Seven Mile Beach, South Bay Beach Club offers guests fully serviced apartments with poolside lounges, hammocks beneath coconut palms and perfect snorkeling with a variety of tropical reef fish. Seven Mile Beach, 345947-0396, southbaybeachclub. com C AY MAN CLUB

A premier high-end condominium complex located in the heart of Seven Mile Beach with the most beautiful, white sandy beach in all of the Caribbean. The Cayman Club is surrounded by five star restaurants, quality retail shopping, and much more. Seven Mile Beach, 345-9455258, thecaymanclub.com


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REAL ESTATE PURCHASING PROPERTY, in the Cayman Islands is not only easy, but it can be an amazing investment for you. Whether you choose to live here year-round or purchase a vacation property to visit and rent out, a home in the Caymans is a realistic prospect for locals and visitors alike. With breathtaking beach front condominiums as low as US$225,000, everyone can find their dream homes at affordable prices. The Cayman Islands economy is the most stable in the Caribbean and the government—backed by the UK—operates a guaranteed land registry system. A real estate agent can guide you through the purchase process, offer local knowledge and be the link to local contacts including lenders, lawyers and service providers. The most critical aspect of such an important undertaking begins with the selection of an experienced, honest, reliable agent, with multiple listing access and extensive experience on the island. AZ UR E R EA LT Y LT D

A boutique agency with local real estate experience and a keen awareness of the international context.West Bay, 345- 946-2987, azurerealtycayman.com BE TTE R P ROP E RT I E S I N T ’ L

Specializing in oceanfront real estate opportunities, they are leaders in Seven Mile Beach Condo Sales. George Town, 345-949-5422, betterpropertiescayman.com

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One of Cayman’s oldest real estate companies with over 27 years of experience, they’re a registered FIABCI member. George Town, 345-945-2940, cambridgerealestatecayman.com C AY MAN IS L AN D S PROPERT IES

Staffed by longtime Cayman residents, they are listing brokers for several new luxury condominiums on Seven Mile Beach. Seven Mile Beach, 345946-7888, caymanislandspropertiesltd.com C AY MAN IS L AN D S S OT HEBY ’ S IN T ’ L REALT Y

A luxury real estate purchasing experience in a unique boutique style gallery setting.West Bay, 345-623-1234, sircaymanislands.com/eng C AY MAN K AI D EVELOPMEN T

Multi-faceted company offering both real estate services and construction and design for custom homes and condominiums.George Town, 345-947-1660, caymankairealestate.com C AY MAN LUX URY PROPERT Y GROUP

Specializing in making offshore real estate market opportunities come to life from property searches through project completion. George Town, 345-945-6000, caymanluxuryproperty.com


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C AY M A N R E A LT Y SP E C I A L I S TS

Specializing in finding international clientele homes, condos, land or time share in the Caymans for 15 years. George Town, 345-916-0902, realspec@candw.ky CENTURY 21 T H OM PSO N R E A LT Y

Cayman’s extension of the largest and most progressive real estate organization in the world, focusing on local and international purchasers.West Bay, 345-949-8811, century21cayman.com/en/ CO L DW E L L BA N KE R C AY M A N I S L A N D S

estate service. George Town, 345-623-1400, caymanislands. evfinehomes.com/en/ HERITAGE GROUP REALT Y

Local, independent real estate company focusing in commercial and residential property and dedicated to outstanding customer service. George Town, 345-947-4988, hgrealty.ky IN T ER IS L AN D REALT Y

Inter Island Realty focuses on the sales, leases of all types of real estate, property management, development and construction in the Cayman, Jamaica and in Turks and Caicos. 345-949-8835, interislandrealty.com

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A local market leader since its establishment in 1985 and top-performer for Coldwell Banker worldwide several years running.West Bay, 345- 9454411, caymanislandsrealty.com CRI G H TON P RO P E RT I E S

IN T ERN AT ION AL REALT Y GROUP

Established by Jeremy Hurst in 1994, IRG focuses on commercial, development and luxury residential property. George Town, 345-623-1111 irgcayman.com

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Offering an extensive range of Cayman Islands real estate and attending to a diverse range of needs since the 1970s. George Town, 345-949-5250, 345-945-1313, crightonproperties.com DI A M OND P RO P E RT I E S

Concierge-style representation extending to every aspect of your Cayman Islands real estate transaction (whether buying or selling). West Bay, 345-949-3521, diamondproperties.ky ED G E WAT E R P ROP E RT I E S LTD .

Making the buying, selling or renting process simple and stress free based on 25+ years of experience. George Town, 345-946-3343, edgewater.ky/ Real-Estate EN G E L & VO L KE R S

The first and only E&V location in the Caribbean providing high-end premium real

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Coming from a tourism background, broker Max Hillier is extremely helpful in answering questions about living, buying, and selling on the island. Jasdip Properties focuses on condo and villa real estate. Seven Mile Beach, 345-916-4657, jasdipproperties.com MILES TON E PROPERT IES C AY MAN

Sophie and Nick aim to provide valuable information and insight into a property and work to make home buying worry free. 345.926.9926, 345.925.0332, milestonepropertiescayman.com OCEAN FRON T REALT Y LT D

Oceanfront is a boutique style real estate agency specializing in beach and canal front residential properties for high net worth individuals.West Bay Rd., 345-938-8000, oceanfrontcayman.ky


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Family owned and operated, Ritch Realty offers personalized service to all clients, making an investment in the Cayman Islands a seamless transaction. Seven Mile Beach, 345-949-9838, ritchrealty.ky

Paradise Properties aims to make home buying and selling fun and enjoyable. They also have a full service rental and property management division. 345-949-7355, paradisepropertiescayman.com

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With over 12 years of sales agent experience each, Kerri Kanuga and Deb Morrison aim to make your real estate purchase worry-free. Their intimate local knowledge of of the market is unparalleled. West Bay Rd., 345-916-7020, tridentproperties.ky

Prime Locations delivers high quality service in all categories of real estate investment. George Town, 345-640-8880, primelocationscayman.com P ROP E RT Y PA L S , LT D

When Property Pals closes a transaction, a portion of each sale is handed over to The Special Needs Foundation of Cayman, a non-profit organization. George Town, 345 916-5916, propertypals.ky R . C . BO D D E N R E A LT Y

R.C. Bodden Realty specializes in everything from large development projects to first time home purchases. 345745-8000, rcboddenoffices@ easyconnect.ky R A I NBOW R E A LT Y LT D .

One of the oldest real estate companies in the Cayman Islands, Rainbow specializes in commercial property sales and luxury home sales. George Town, 345-949-7677, rainbowrealty.ky R E / M A X C AY MA N I SL A N D S

Dedicated to maintaining a high degree of visability, this Re/Max location has received many awards internationally. 345-949-9742, remax.ky

T ROPIC AL REAL ES TAT E

In business for 30 years, Tropical Real Estate strive to connect you with the perfect broker for you within their mass network of dedicated real estate agents. George Town, 345-945-5399, tropicalrealestate.ky WES T IN D IES BROK ERS

This team of brokers provide in-depth knowledge in all areas of the Cayman Islands real estate market. Seven Mile Beach, 345-943-9400, westindiesbrokers.com WILLIAMS 2 REAL ES TAT E

Brokers Cathy, Neil and Jim and their team of top quality real estate agents provide excellent service in helping future homeowners and renters secure their piece of paradise. Seven Mile Beach, 345-6239999, williams2realestate.com

R E GA L R E A LT Y LT D .

Known for their overwhelming amount of recommended and repeat clients, Regal Realty prides itself in professional and personalized service. Seven Mile Beach, 345-943-0007, regalrealtycayman.com

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HOSPITALS & DOCTORS

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George Town, 200 Elgin Ave, Grand Cayman 345-949-4655

Doctors Hospital is a private, modern hospital dedicated to providing exceptional health care to the Cayman Islands. It’s centrally located in the capital of Grand Cayman, just minutes from the Owen Roberts International Airport. George Town, 16 Middle Road, 345-949-6066, doctorshospitalcayman.com

Savannah, 33 Hirst Rd, Grand Cayman, 345-949-4655 Blossom Village, 898 Guy Banks Rd., Little Cayman, 345-9480051 BUTTE R F I E L D BA N K

George Town, 12 Albert Panton St, 345-949-7055

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Services include preventative, restorative & cosmetic dentistry as well as orthodontic treatment, ranging from routine biannual checkups and cleanings to state of the art surgical and restorative dental procedures. Seven Mile Beach, Fidelity Financial Center, 345949-7000, thedentalcentrecayman.com

Bodden Town, 189 Bodden Town Road, 345-947–2250

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East End, 2599 Sea View Road, 345-947–7546

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Wreck of the Callie Angelfish Reef Eden Rock Devil’s Grotto Parrot’s Reef Seaview Reef W

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