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 thinking about exploring the area in the open air there are a variety of different rental agencies that can help. Take advantage of this extended discussion concerning bike and scooter rentals if you'd like to find more information.

Diving

The Cayman Islands Diving

You'll find 35 dive services and at least 231 interesting dive sites in the area. To reach our complete page about diving opportunities in this area, click this link.

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

Fishing is popular in this area, as suggested by the existence of 10 charter fishing services located in this area. Those interested can get more information about fishing in this area can do so here.

Golf

North Sound Golf Club

If you enjoy playing golf you'll be pleased to know there are three area golf courses. The area courses are Blue Tip Golf Course, Britannia Golf Course, and North Sound Golf Club. You can click on the name of the course for a detailed article concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more. To read our complete guide to golf throughout the Caribbean, go to this page.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Roger

Check this table for a list of area firms that will enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In the Cayman Islands
Name Phone Location Island
Captain Shelby's Charter Boat Operation (345) 927-5413 Cayman Brac Cayman Brac
Cayman Islands Sailing Charters (345) 525-1222 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman
Jolly Roger (345) 922-9922 Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman
Ocean Frontiers (345) 947-7500 Grand Cayman Grand Cayman
Pirates Of The Caymans (345) 623-7245 Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman
Red Sail Sports Charter (345) 623-5965 3.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman
Sail Cayman (345) 916-4333 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman
Sun Rays Tours -- 1.6 mi. North of Central Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman
Windward Sailing & Canvas (345) 947-2649 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman

If you're interested in learning about marinas and charter operators go to this article.

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 there are some shopping aficionados vacationing with you, they might be interested to know that there are at least 82 retailers in this area. To read about opportunities for shopping in the Cayman Islands, use this link.

Sightseeing

Cayman Islands National Museum

Sightseeing is also a great way to spend some of your time in the Cayman Islands. The area's sights include 14 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Assuming you like the open air frequently have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To read our page about attractions, go to this page.

The following table lists some details regarding a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

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
Surfside Aquasports Kayaking Service (345) 916-2820 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Travel Pros Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-8182 Grand Cayman
Travelcity Travel and Tour Operators (345) 769-5800 Grand Cayman
Tropicana Tours Ltd Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-0944 Seven Mile Beach
West Bay Tour with Cayman Bike Company Excursions and Sightseeing Service (866) 212-8027 6.7 mi. North of Central Georgetown

Snorkeling

Cayman Kayaks

If you are intrigued by the idea of underwater sightseeing you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in the Cayman Islands. For more information on snorkeling opportunities, visit this page.

Spas

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, given the fact that there are 13 spas in this area. For more information on the options, click here.

Tennis

Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

If you like playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn more about 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 instance, 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

Information concerning many other activities are provided right below.

Other Activities In the Cayman Islands
Name Type Phone Location
Anytime Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 946-4748 0.6 mi. Southeast 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
Blue Water Beach Parasailing Parasailing Service (345) 525-5400 West Bay
Brac Marine Supplies Watersports Equipment Shop (345) 948-1518 West End
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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