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 seeing the sights with the wind in your face, you will find multiple different places that can help you. Navigate to this article dedicated to bike and scooter rentals if you want to find additional specifics.

Diving

The Cayman Islands Diving

There are 35 dive services and at least 231 interesting dive sites to choose from. To read more about diving opportunities in this area click here.

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 a popular activity here, as suggested by the existence of 10 charter fishing services that operate from this area. Go to this extended discussion which is all about fishing in the area if you'd like to find additional details.

Golf

North Sound Golf Club

If you like to play golf you will be happy to know there are a few golf courses in this area. The courses in the area are Blue Tip Golf Course, Britannia Golf Course, and North Sound Golf Club. For a detailed guide to the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more just click on the name of the course. Follow this link to find our page regarding golfing throughout the Caribbean.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Roger

The table below summarizes some key facts concerning local providers that can enable you to spend some time 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 want to find out about charter operators and marinas 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 you are traveling with some people who love to shop they can explore some of the area's 82 retail stores. Navigate here to see our page regarding shopping in the Cayman Islands.

Sightseeing

Cayman Islands National Museum

Sightseeing is another great option for anyone visiting the Cayman Islands. Sights in the area include 14 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts frequently enjoy the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. To navigate to our detailed guide to sightseeing attractions and opportunities, use this link.

Information concerning a firm that will guide you to some of the most interesting local sights can be found in the table below.

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 enjoy underwater beauty there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in the Cayman Islands. Navigate here to view our page regarding local snorkeling opportunities.

Spas

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

Relaxing for a few hours in 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 13 different spas in this area. To reach our complete page about spas, navigate to this page.

Tennis

Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

If you like to play tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table summarizes some key facts. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning 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 about many other activities are displayed in the chart 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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