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 considering seeing the sights at a slower pace, you will find a couple of rental agencies that can help make it happen. Click to visit our page dedicated 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 10 dive services and at least 16 different dive sites to choose from. Click here to view our guide to diving opportunities in this area.

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.

Hoping you can spend some time on the open water with a rod in your hand? You'll be pleased to know there are 4 charter fishing services in this area. For more in formation concerning deep sea fishing in this area, navigate to this page.

Golf

Want to play some golf on vacation? There are a pair of golf courses in the area. The area courses are Britannia Golf Course and Blue Tip Golf Course. For a detailed guide to the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more just click on the name of the course. To visit our detailed guide to golfing throughout Grand Cayman, visit this page.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Roger

The chart just below summarizes a few details regarding firms that can help you get out on the 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
Windward Sailing & Canvas (345) 947-2649 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown

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

Shopping

Pure Art Gallery and Gifts

If you have some shopping aficionados traveling with you, they might enjoy exploring some of the area's 59 retail stores. If you'd like to find out about shopping in and around Georgetown, you can do so by visiting this page.

Sightseeing

Cayman Islands National Museum

You really should set aside a day for soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of Georgetown. Among other things, the area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Click here to find our page regarding area sightseeing and attractions.

Information about a firm that can provide a guided tour of some of the most enjoyable sites can be seen right below.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Georgetown
Name Type Phone Location
Atlantis Submarines Excursions and Sightseeing Service (800) 887-8571 Downtown Georgetown
Cayman Kayaks Kayaking Service (345) 926-4467 Rum Point, 9.0 mi. Northeast of Central Georgetown
Cayman Travel Services Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-5400 0.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Majestic Tours Travel and Tour Operators (345) 949-7773 0.7 mi. East of Downtown Georgetown
Moby Dick Tours Travel and Tour Operators (345) 925-5542 4.7 mi. North of Central Georgetown

Snorkeling

Cayman Kayaks

If you love to snorkel you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Georgetown. For a better look at snorkeling, read this page, about snorkeling possibilities.

Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, given the fact that there are 6 spas that operate in this area. To get more information on the options, click here.

Tennis

Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of 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
Cayman Club 2.5 mi. North of Central Georgetown 2 check
Christopher Columbus 5.1 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

Aqua Watersports Premium Rentals

Take some time to look through the table below for a list of other activities.

Other Activities In Georgetown
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
ENERGY Essential Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (345) 946-6006 0.5 mi. East-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
Sea 2 Sky Travel, Adventure & Watersports Watersports Operator (345) 946-7433 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Truman Bodden Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue (345) 949-5775 1.2 mi. South of Downtown Georgetown
 

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