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 exploring the area in the open air there are several rental agencies that can help make it happen. Take advantage of this extended discussion concerning bike and scooter rentals if you need more information.

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.

You'll find 9 dive operators and at least 16 good dive sites to choose from. To navigate to our complete guide to scuba diving in this area, click here.

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 you enjoy fishing you'll be pleased to learn there are several charter operators in this area. For more in-depth coverage of fishing in the area visit this page.

Golf

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? There are two golf courses in the area. The courses in the area are Britannia Golf Course and Blue Tip Golf Course. Click on the course name for more information concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more. To reach our detailed guide to golf courses throughout Grand Cayman, read this article.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Roger

Take a moment to look through the table below for a list of 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'd like to learn about charter operators and area marinas visit this page.

Shopping

Pure Art Gallery and Gifts

If you have some people who love to shop in your group, they might be interested to know that the area has more than 75 retail stores just waiting to be explored. Click this link to check out our article concerning shopping in Georgetown and nearby.

Sightseeing

Cayman Islands National Museum

You might want to set aside a day for soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of Georgetown. The area features 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Anyone needing to obtain more information concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

View the table below for information concerning a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

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
Surfside Aquasports Kayaking Service (345) 916-2820 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
West Bay Tour with Cayman Bike Company Excursions and Sightseeing Service (866) 212-8027 6.7 mi. North of Central Georgetown

Snorkeling

West Bay Tour with Cayman Bike Company

If you enjoy underwater sightseeing you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Georgetown. Anyone needing to learn more about opportunities to go snorkeling by following this link.

Spas

Going to a spa could be the highlight of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, considering that there are 6 spas located in this area. To navigate to our page about spas, go to this article.

Tennis

Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

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

The table below may help with your planning. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to read 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 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

The table right below summarizes some details concerning 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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