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 like the idea of feeling the wind on your face as you move along, you will find two rental agencies that can help you. For a more thorough discussion of bike and scooter rentals, visit this page.

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 services and at least 16 good dive sites to choose from. Click here to check out our article concerning scuba diving 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 discover 4 fishing charters operate in this area. To read a more detailed discussion of fishing in the area use this link.

Golf

North Sound Golf Club

Like to golf? There are two golf courses in this area. The area courses are The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club 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. Those needing to learn more concerning golfing throughout Grand Cayman can do so by going to this page.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Roger

The chart just below has more details concerning local providers 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
Pirates Of The Caymans (345) 623-7245 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

If you want to learn about charter operators and area marinas use this link.

Shopping

Pure Art Gallery and Gifts

If there are some shopping aficionados vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that more than 59 retailers operate in this area. Take advantage of this article if you want to learn about shopping in and around Georgetown.

Sightseeing

Cayman Islands National Museum

You should plan on spending at least a day enjoying the culture, sights and sounds of Georgetown. The area has 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. You can go to this page dedicated to area sightseeing attractions if you want additional details.

Review the following chart for more information about a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing.

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 0.9 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 snorkeling you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Georgetown. To navigate to our guide to local snorkeling opportunities, read this article.

Spas

Enjoying a spa might be the highlight of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, given the fact that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. Visit this article which is all about spas in the area if you want to learn additional information.

Tennis

Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

If you like playing 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 table below highlights some key facts. Included is the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on the names to read more about 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

Information concerning some other activities are provided here:

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
Truman Bodden Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue (345) 949-5775 1.2 mi. South of Downtown Georgetown
 

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