Places to Visit in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, America
Grand Cayman is situated in George Town in Cayman Islands in British Overseas Territory in Central America. Grand Cayman is the leading island among the three islands situated in Cayman Islands covering an area of 196 square kilometers (75.7 square miles) situated at an elevation of 79 feet (24 meters) above the sea level. Economy of the Grand Cayman depends on the banking sectors and there are more than 500 banks on the islands and tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the island. Grand Cayman is located at the distance of 120 kilometers from Little Island and 150 kilometers from Cayman Brac Island and coordinates of Grand Cayman are 19.3333° N, 81.2167° W.
Things to do in Grand Cayman:
- Pedro St. James National Historic Site
- Boatswain’s Beach/Cayman Turtle Farm
- Cayman Motor Museum
- Cayman Maritime Treasure Museum
- Cayman Turtle Farm: Island Wildlife Encounter
- Governor Michael Gore Bird Sanctuary
- Seven Mile Beach
- Kittiwake Shipwreck & Artificial Reef
- Cemetery Beach and Reef
- Governor’s Beach
Places to visit in Grand Cayman:
Cayman Islands National Museum:
Cayman Islands National Museum is placed at the distance of 1 mile from the center of the city and the museum is the oldest museums on the island which survived the hurricane of 1932 and exhibits the sociological, archaeological and mercantile history of the Cayman.
Dolphin Discovery Grand Cayman:
Dolphin Discovery Grand Cayman is positioned at the distance of 8 miles from Grand Cayman in West Bay is one of the most visited destinations in Grand Cayman and one can swim with dolphins.
Mastic Trail is the ancient trail on the island restored more than 200 years old footpaths at the center of the island and declared as the National Treasure of the island.
National Gallery of the Cayman Islands:
National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is sited at the distance of 2 miles from the heart of the island and island’s non commercial venue for the exhibition of art and exhibition are organized throughout the year.
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park:
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is positioned at the distance of 16 miles from the heart of the city in the North side of the island covering an area of 24 hectares of land area and one can take a walk in the park surrounded by wetland, swamp, dry thicket, mahogany trees and lush green vegetation.
Climate in Grand Cayman:
Grand Cayman faces tropical savanna climate with rainy summer and dry winters and the temperature typically varies from 21° C to 33° C throughout the year and best time to visit Grand Cayman is from November to April.
How to Reach Grand Cayman?
Grand Cayman is served by Owen Roberts International Airport positioned at the distance of 1.7 miles from heart of the city and airport caters with domestic and international flights to countries like Caribbean, North America, Central America and Europe.
Grand Cayman is located 1.5 miles from the George Town Harbor which operates national and international cruise services in the country and to ports in British, America and Caribbean countries.
Grand Cayman is the largest island in the country and has well developed road transportations and bus services on the island are operated by Grand Cayman Public Bus Transport and cars are available for rent to get around the island.
Where to Stay in Grand Cayman?
Grand Cayman as some of the finest hotels in the country and hotels are surrounded by natural charm and few hotels are located facing the sea shore and hotels in the island offers facilities like tennis courts, an outdoor pool and free parking as well as a business centre, a free airport shuttle and a sauna and many other facilities. Some of the hotels in Grand Cayman are listed here below:
- The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
- Grand Cayman Beach Suites
- Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman
- Seven Mile Beach Resort & Club
- Treasure Island Resort
- Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach
- Regal Beach Club
- Turtle Nest Inn & Condos
- Castaways Cayman Beach Resort
- Island Houses of Cayman Kai
- Lacovia Hotel Condo
- Beach Club Colony All-Inclusive