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 two rental agencies that can help you. Use this link to see our page concerning 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.

You'll find 9 dive operators and at least 16 interesting dive sites in the area. You can read this page concerning diving opportunities in this area if you want to discover additional details.

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 might be happy to learn there are a few charter fishing services in this area. Navigate here to check out our page dedicated to this topic.

Golf

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

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Roger

Details concerning area firms that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be seen in the following chart:

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

If you'd like to find out about marinas and charter operators check out this page.

Shopping

Pure Art Gallery and Gifts

If there are some shopping fanatics vacationing with you, they're not totally out of luck -- there are more than 58 retail stores to browse in this area. Click here to read our article concerning shopping in Georgetown and nearby.

Sightseeing

Cayman Islands National Museum

You should plan on spending at least a day experiencing the sights, sounds and culture of Georgetown. Sights of interest to visitors include 7 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors To read our complete page about attractions, click here.

Information about a firm that can help you enjoy some local sightseeing can be found 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 enjoy snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Georgetown. To read more about snorkeling, see this page, about snorkeling possibilities.

Spas

Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, considering that there are 6 different spas in this area. To read about other the options, read this article.

Tennis

Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn 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 about some other activities are shown in the following table.

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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