Activities in Georgetown

Photo credit: © Jolly Roger
 

On the island of Grand Cayman, Georgetown is really the center of all activity.  This, the capital city of the multi-island nation is the center of finance, tourism, and the top residential area, so whether you're looking for something to do during the day or at night, you won't be disappointed. 

Georgetown is always listed at the top of Caribbean scuba diving lists, with deep wall dives, colorful coral reef, and wreck sites to explore.  Shopping is another top activity, best known for its high end jewelry shops, art galleries, and both local and imported clothing.  When night falls, the downtown streets of Georgetown are electrified by trendy bars and nightclubs, welcoming guest in for a few drink, some dancing, and the chance to listen to some good live local music. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

With plenty of shops and businesses throughout Grand Cayman, the mobility of scooters can bikes can really come in handy.

If you are intrigued by the idea of riding in the open air, there are two rental agencies that can help you. Click this link to read our guide to bike and scooter rentals.

Diving

Georgetown Diving

Known primarily for its world-famous Stingray City Dive, Georgetown is a very popular destination for divers. Just remember that there are plenty more options avaliable for those looking to explore the marine life in the area.

There are 9 dive operators and at least 16 interesting dive sites in the area. To read our guide to scuba diving in this area, go to this page.

Fishing

Tourist coming to Georgetown for fishing do so primarily for the opportunity to try their skills at catching the prized sport fish, the blue marlin. However, what many overlook is the rich tradition of bone fishing that is also available in the area.

If your group enjoys fishing you will be happy to discover there are a few charter fishing services that operate from this area. Click here to see our page concerning this topic.

Golf

Hoping to spend some time on the greens? There are a couple of area golf courses. The courses in the area are Britannia Golf Course and Blue Tip Golf Course. All you have to do is click on the course name for more detail concerning the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more. To read more about golf throughout Grand Cayman click here.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Roger

You can look through the table below to find out more about area firms that can help you spend some time on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Georgetown
Name Phone Location
Cayman Islands Sailing Charters (345) 525-1222 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Jolly Roger (345) 922-9922 Downtown Georgetown
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
Sun Rays Tours -- 4.8 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Windward Sailing & Canvas (345) 947-2649 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown

If you want to read about marinas and charter operators visit this page.

Shopping

Pure Art Gallery and Gifts

If you're vacationing with some foks who enjoy exploring new shops they can while away some time exploring a few of the area's 86 retail shops. Navigate here to view our extended discussion of shopping in Georgetown.

Sightseeing

Cayman Islands National Museum

Another great option is spending a day enjoying the culture, sounds and sights of Georgetown. Among other things, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Anyone who needs to get more details about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by following this link.

The table below provides a few details concerning a firm that can direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.

Sightseeing Services In Georgetown
Name Type Phone Location
Aladdin Tours Travel and Tour Operators (345) 943-8182 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Atlantis Submarines Excursions and Sightseeing Service (800) 887-8571 Downtown Georgetown
Cayman Tours & Travel Ltd Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-2355 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Cayman Travel Services Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-5400 0.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Latin Tours Ltd Travel and Tour Operators (345) 946-5174 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Lily Tours Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-4606 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Majestic Tours Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-7773 0.7 mi. East of Downtown Georgetown
Surfside Aquasports Kayaking Service (345) 916-2820 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Travel With Us Ltd Travel and Tour Operators (345) 943-9898 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown

Snorkeling

Georgetown Snorkeling

If you like the idea of going snorkeling you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Georgetown. Follow this link to find our discussion of local snorkeling opportunities.

Spas

Going to a spa might be one of the highlights of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, since there are 9 spas located in this area. To navigate to our detailed guide to spas, go to this page.

Tennis

Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

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

The following list can help with your decision making process. At a glance, you can see the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Georgetown
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman 3.3 mi. North of Central Georgetown 4 check check
Grand Cayman Beach Suites 2.7 mi. North of Central Georgetown 2 check
Cayman Club 2.5 mi. North of Central Georgetown 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

Take some time to look through the following table for more options. to learn more. for information concerning other activities.

Other Activities In Georgetown
Name Type Phone Location
Anytime Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 946-4748 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
ENERGY Essential Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 946-6006 0.5 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
F A B Fitness Studio-Personal Training Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 916-5204 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
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
One To One Personal Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 949-9440 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Sea 2 Sky Travel, Adventure & Watersports Watersports Operator (345) 946-7433 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Splash Water Sports/Royal Tours Watersports Operator (345) 949-0062 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Torres Top Tennis Tennis Instructions Service (345) 925-0352 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Truman Bodden Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue (345) 949-5775 1.2 mi. South of Downtown Georgetown
World Gym Fitness Centre Ltd Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 926-2760 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
 

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