Activities in the Cayman Islands

Get up off those lounge chairs and explore all that the Cayman Islands has to offer

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Every type of traveler has a different idea of what their perfect Caribbean holiday will entail. Some imagine days spent on the beach soaking up sun and using a snorkel to swim with tropical fish. Others would rather spend their days shopping and their nights partying with locals. Whatever you imagine your vacation to be like, the Cayman Islands has enough options that everyone will return home satisfied.

When vacationing on an island, it is hard to ignore the waters that surround you – especially in the Caribbean where the waters are so clear and bright blue. The Cayman Islands are said to have some of the best diving sites in the world, and while many people prefer to swim in the safety of their resort pool, you don’t want to let your vacation pass you by without taking the opportunity to take a snorkeling or diving trip. Chartering a boat for a sailing tour or fishing trip is another great way to spend time out on the waters surrounding the islands.

Bike and Scooter Rental

If you are considering sightseeing at your own pace, you will find 4 rental agencies that can help make it happen. Use this link to visit our discussion of bike and scooter rentals.

Diving

The Cayman Islands Diving

There are 29 dive services and at least 231 interesting dive sites in the area. To visit our complete page about scuba diving in this area, check out this page.

Events and Festivals

Attending an event or festival in the Cayman Islands is a great way to mingle with local residents, learn about important cultural celebrations, and sample great regional fare. Some of the can’t miss events include Batabano Carnival and Pirates Week Festival. Read more about events and festivals in the Cayman's by clicking here.

Fishing

Heidi K Fishing Charters

If you have some avid fishermen traveling with you, they'll be pleased to know they can catch some fish with one of the 10 charter operators in this area. To get more information on deep sea fishing in this area, follow this link.

Golf

North Sound Golf Club

If you or a traveling companion like to play golf you'll be pleased to discover there are several golf courses in this area. The area courses are Blue Tip Golf Course, Britannia Golf Course, and North Sound Golf Club. Click on the name of the course for more detail concerning the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more. To see our full guide to golf throughout the Caribbean, read this article.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Roger

More details concerning local providers that can help you get out on the water can be seen here:

Boating Opportunities In the Cayman Islands
Name Phone Location
Cayman Islands Sailing Charters (345) 525-1222 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Jolly Roger (345) 922-9922 Downtown Georgetown
Ocean Frontiers (345) 947-7500 Grand Cayman
Pirates Of The Caymans (345) 623-7245 Seven Mile Beach
Red Sail Sports Charter (345) 623-5965 3.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Sail Cayman (345) 916-4333 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Windward Sailing & Canvas (345) 947-2649 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown

If you're interested in learning about nearby marinas and charter operators navigate to this page.

Shopping

Pure Art Gallery and Gifts

Though the cost of living in the Cayman Islands is higher than many other countries, shopping bargains are available for shoppers who are willing to seek them out. While there are duty fees associated with some purchases, products that you can only buy on the islands, such as local artwork, native crafts, handcrafted jewelry, and some foods and beverages are duty free. Stick to shopping on Grand Cayman for the best deals.

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they might want to know that more than 74 retail stores are located in this area. To read our detailed page about shopping in the Cayman Islands, navigate to this page.

Sightseeing

Cayman Islands National Museum

Yet another great way to spend some of your time is to soak in the area's sights and natural beauty. The area features 14 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts frequently enjoy spending some time at the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Follow this link to check out our article concerning area sightseeing and attractions.

Details concerning a firm that can help you have a great time sightseeing can be found here:

Sightseeing Services In the Cayman Islands
Name Type Phone Location
Atlantis Submarines Excursions and Sightseeing Service (800) 887-8571 Downtown Georgetown
Cayman Kayaks Kayaking Service (345) 926-4467 0.6 mi. North of Central Cayman Kai
Cayman Travel Services Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-5400 0.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Fantasea Tours Travel and Tour Operators (345) 916-0754 Seven Mile Beach
Majestic Tours Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-7773 0.7 mi. East of Downtown Georgetown
Mccurley's Tours Travel and Tour Operators (345) 947-9626 East End, Western part of the Cayman Islands
Moby Dick Tours Travel and Tour Operators (345) 925-5542 Grand Cayman, Western part of the Cayman Islands
Stingray Cab an' Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (345) 916-6247 Grand Cayman, Western part of the Cayman Islands

Snorkeling

Cayman Kayaks

If you enjoy sightseeing underwater you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in the Cayman Islands. For a better look at snorkeling, go to this page, about snorkeling possibilities.

Spas

Little Island Yoga

Going to a spa just might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, considering that there are 10 spas located in this area. For more details about places to relax in this area read this article.

Tennis

Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

If you're a tennis player you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. At a glance, you can see the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In the Cayman Islands
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman 3.3 mi. North of Central Georgetown 4 check check
Cayman Club 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown 2 check
Christopher Columbus 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Crystal Harbour 2 check

For example, Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.

Other Activities

Aqua Watersports Premium Rentals

Details concerning lots of other activities can be seen here:

Other Activities In the Cayman Islands
Name Type Phone Location
Anytime Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 946-4748 1.9 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Aqua Watersports Premium Rentals Watersports Equipment Shop (866) 212-8027 1.4 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Bayside Watersports Ltd Watersports Operator (345) 949-3200 6.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Black Pearl Skate Skating Rink (345) 939-1301 2.2 mi. East of Central Georgetown
Capt Marvin's Watersports Watersports Operator (345) 945-4590 0.4 mi. South of Central West Bay
Dolphin Cove Dolphin Encounter Service (345) 946-3396 0.4 mi. South of Central West Bay
ENERGY Essential Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 946-6006 0.5 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Ed Bush Stadium Sporting Event Venue -- 6.6 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Ezona's Aquatics Watersports Operator (345) 943-9662 West Bay
Field Of Dreams Sporting Event Venue -- 1.5 mi. South of Downtown Georgetown
Fitness Connection Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 949-8485 1.0 mi. South-Southwest of Downtown Georgetown
Kingpin Bowling Alley Bowling Center (345) 946-2695 1.9 mi. East of Central Georgetown
Kings Express Gym Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 769-5464 Seven Mile Beach
Native Way Watersports Watersports Operator (345) 946-8656 Grand Cayman
Red Sail Sports Marriott Watersports Operator (877) 506-6368 1.5 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Red Sail Sports Rum Point Watersports Operator (877) 506-6368 0.6 mi. North of Central Cayman Kai
Red Sail Sports Seven Mile Beach Watersports Operator (877) 506-6368 3.5 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6 Movie Theater (345) 640-3456 1.9 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Sea 2 Sky Travel, Adventure & Watersports Watersports Operator (345) 946-7433 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Stingray Watersports Watersports Operator (345) 929-9622 Grand Cayman
Truman Bodden Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue (345) 949-5775 1.2 mi. South of Downtown Georgetown
World Gym Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 949-5132 1.7 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown

And this is only the beginning. From touring attractions to sampling local cuisine, there is so much to do in the Cayman Islands you’d be hard pressed to find yourself without something to keep you entertained. If you play your cards right, you may just need a vacation from your Cayman Islands vacation.

 

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