There are many different vacation destinations that you could visit but one that is quite popular is heading to the Caribbean and making a stop at Grand Cayman. For some people, it is a matter of taking an entire week or perhaps longer to fly into the island and enjoy all that has to offer. For others, it is more a matter of stopping by on a cruise and certainly, there are things you can do on Grand Cayman if you’re only there for a day. The problem is, those who are only there for day quickly realize that there is so much to do on Grand Cayman, they wish they could stay longer.
If you only have a very limited amount of time to spend on the island, you will probably want to hit one of the highlights. These are going to be included in the top few suggestions that we make for things to do in Grand Cayman. If you are able to stay for a little while longer, you will probably want to explore more of what the island makes available. Some of the options are going to be perfect for a day trip and others may only take up a few hours of your time. In either case, it is a unique vacation opportunity and one that you are going to remember for the rest of your life.
The following are some of the top options for a trip to Grand Cayman:
Stingray City �” This is perhaps the quintessential vacation option for those who are visiting Grand Cayman, especially for the first time. There are lots of trips you can go on. The thing about visiting Stingray City, however, is the fact that it will attract you back, time and time again. It is located near Grand Cayman and it is actually a series of small sandbars that you get to by boat. Once you are there, you quickly find out why it is such a popular vacation destination. Stingray City is home to hundreds, if not thousands of stingrays and you can interact with them in rather unique ways.
Some people who visit Stingray City are just going to hop out of the boat onto the sandbar and feed the stingrays some pieces of squid. There are so many other things that you may enjoy doing in the area and it certainly is a vacation destination unlike any other. Snorkeling is a popular option but you can also try scuba diving in the nearby area or going for a swim in the crystal blue, Caribbean waters. If you aren’t a big fan of being in the water, you can just stay on the boat, have a drink and smile at what a nice time you’re having.
Catamaran �” There is nothing quite like hopping on a catamaran and heading out into the Caribbean to truly define what is best about a Grand Cayman vacation. There are many different catamarans to choose from and they come in all kinds of different shapes and sizes. There also different options as far as the destination of the catamaran and what you may be able to enjoy when you are on the trip.
This is perhaps one of the most popular excursions for those who are visiting Grand Cayman on a cruise. It is funny how people get off of a big boat and jump onto a small boat and have the time of their life. Sometimes, these catamaran excursions will offer lunch and some swimming or snorkeling at a nearby beach. They may also offer some rum drinks, dancing and fun on the way back in the evening as well.
Go Underwater �” Most people who visit Grand Cayman are going to enjoy it from above the water or at the most, they will see under the water through a snorkel mask If you’re ready to take this to the next level, you can hop on a small submarine and go under the Caribbean Sea to enjoy all that it has to offer.
There is something special about enjoying the undersea world from a submarine. It gives you the opportunity to see the beautiful sea life that is often hidden from view. Sometimes, you may even get a surprise and see a shark or something else that will get your blood pumping. This is a perfectly safe way to enjoy being under the water, and it is a great family activity.
7 Mile Beach �” Of Course, most people are going to want to enjoy the beach if they take the time to go to a Caribbean paradise. When you’re in Grand Cayman, you will find that the beaches are full of beauty and it is great to stand in the white sand, digging your toes in and looking out over the crystal blue, Caribbean waters. They just seem to stretch into infinity. You can also take private charters in Grand Cayman. This is a luxury experience One beach that you certainly will not want to mix is the 7 mile Beach. Most people consider it to be the most beautiful beach in the world.
This beach stretches from Long Bay to Georgetown and you will be amazed with what it has to offer, regardless of whether you’re there with your family or on a romantic getaway. The white sand of this beach just seems to be ideal and the blue waters stretch out in a shallow bench that let you get far from the sand in order to enjoy the Caribbean to the greatest extent possible. It’s perfect for laying out in the sun, doing some snorkeling or perhaps even getting adventurous and trying some parasailing.
Turtle Farm �” Most people who visit Grand Cayman are going to do most of their activities surrounding the water. In reality, there are also some excellent things to do on land as well. This includes the turtle farm, which is visited by some 500,000 people on an annual basis. It is the number one attraction on land if you are visiting Grand Cayman.
The turtle farm gives you the opportunity to visit with turtles that have been rescued from local waters. You even get to interact with them and sometimes, they let you pick one up for an awesome vacation photo. The turtle farm is a great choice, regardless of whether you are stopping by on a cruise ship or if you are kicking up your feet and staying for a while.
Although it seems like we have covered many different options for things to do in Grand Cayman, we really have only just scratched the surface. When you actually visit the island, you will find that there are so many different things to do, you will want to visit again to try to do them all.