Located in the western Caribbean Sea, the Cayman Islands are one of the most spectacular vacation destinations in the world. With miles and miles of breathtaking beaches, the views of the crystal clear turquoise waters. The Cayman Islands are made up of 3 islands, the Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman.
The Grand Cayman is the capital of the Cayman Islands and the largest of the 3 islands. It’s also the most popular and the most populated of the islands known for its beautiful snorkeling and scuba diving waters. Cayman Brac is the 2nd largest island even though it’s only 19 km long by 2 km wide. It has a 43-meter high limestone bluff that soars above the ocean and along the length of the island and is known for its deep sea fishing. The Cayman Brac got its name from the term ‘Brac’ which is Gaelic for ‘bluff.’ Little Cayman is the smallest of the three islands with no more than 10 square miles of turf. It’s known for the incredible distinct wildlife and endangered species that’s part of this island.
The Cayman Islands are the perfect vacation spots that has a plethora of fun activities and eateries that all ages can enjoy. With its beautiful warm climate all year round, visitors from all over the world flock in to savor everything the islands have to offer. Some of the more favored attractions include;
Stingray City – Home to hundreds of stingrays, visitors get a chance to get up close to the stingrays and interact with them while petting and feeding them.
Seven Mile Beach – This beach is praised for having one of the best beaches in the Caribbean. It also has the Grand Caymans most popular resorts, with casual eateries and bars sprinkled along the beach with the most stunning views of the ocean.
Mastic Trail – Located in the Grand Cayman, this trail is a nature lover’s dream. The 200-year-old trail winds through tropical trees and shrubs and surrounded by the most colorful plant life.
Eden Rock & Devil’s Grotto – Eden Rock & Devil’s Grotto lays 46 feet below water south of the Seven Mile Beach, has the most magnificent diving spots of the Grand Cayman. Both Eden Rock and Devil’s Grotto can be enjoyed by beginner and intermediate snorkelers alike.
Cayman Turtle Farm – This turtle farm is a fascinating attraction and home to over 7,000 green sea turtles as well as birds, fish, and sharks. The turtle farm was named Las Tortugas by Christopher Columbus when he found an abundance of sea turtles on the Cayman Islands. One of the features that make this turtle farm so popular is the experience visitors get with hands-on interaction with the baby sea turtles.
The Cayman Islands also have a fabulous nightlife with nightclubs, bars, shows, dancing, and restaurants that offer the delicious tastes of the islands with fresh seafood caught daily and prepared by top notch chefs. Some of the best nightlife places include; Paradise Reef, The Green Parrot, Elements Nightclub, Sky Lounge, and Legendz, to name a few.
Many celebrities love visiting the Cayman Islands for some fun and relaxation, but they also enjoy their privacy. Many stars have been spotted there such as Orlando Bloom and Bill Paxton who were there shooting a film. Taylor Swift, John Legend, and Alicia Keys have performed there as well. At one of the gyms in the Cayman Islands, Cameron Diaz, John Travolta, and Dwayne Johnson have also been seen there as well.
These are just a few of many fascinating attractions the Cayman Islands have to offer. There are so many activities like fishing, hiking, snorkeling, and deep-sea fishing, as well as countless restaurants with first class chefs, bars, and shops.