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4053 Travelers rated Grand Cayman highly for Beaches and Snorkeling

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Experience Your Best Grand Cayman Vacation

Grand Cayman has warm weather, hours of sunshine every day, and a laidback atmosphere. A visit to the island should involve a trip to at least one beach, like Rum Point. This beach has a party atmosphere, with attractions like snorkeling, scuba diving, and volleyball all available.

If you want something a little quieter, head to Sandy Point. You can walk along the beach and only see your own footprints in the sand. These two beaches are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to beaches in Grand Cayman. More beaches and other attractions are waiting for you when you book with Orbitz.com.

Best time to take a trip to Grand Cayman

Locals claim that there isn't a bad time to visit, and given the climate of the region, that might be true. The temperatures stay in the high 70s and low 80s year round, letting you swim and snorkel even in the dead of winter. January through March offer nice weather and more sunshine than other months, with temperatures in the mid-60s up to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. The water temperatures remain around the same as the air temperatures, giving you the chance to have fun in the water. With Orbitz.com, you can make all your travel arrangements no matter when you plan your trip to Grand Cayman.

Things to do in Grand Cayman

Smith's Cove

Snorkeling classes for beginners and tours for experts are only steps away at Smith's Cove, which has hundreds of native creatures swimming nearby.

Spirit of the West

This local company provides tours by horseback, but dress appropriately because your horse might decide to take a dip.

East End Beaches

These are the beaches preferred by the locals because the area is quiet and peaceful. You won't run into any other tourists at this hidden gem.

Seaman's Memorial Statue

Located in Georgetown, this statue honors those who died in the waters off the ocean, marking the loss of more than 400 lives.

7 Mile Beach

This beach is the perfect place to lounge and relax, as local stores rent lounge chairs that you can take out onto the sand.

Hell

This area gets its name from the rock formations created by acid rain, which naturally look like something from another world.

Fort George

The Cayman Islands National Trust maintains this fort, which was built in the 17th century to save locals from invaders.

Owen Island

Many locals skip this island because it requires a boat ride, but if you make the trip, you will find private beaches with no one around for what seems like miles.

Water Cay

Enjoy a romantic brunch for two without worrying about other travelers at this secluded beach.

Stingray City

Traveling abroad to Grand Cayman gives you the chance to see stingrays in action at this attraction, and you can even get close to some of them.

Insider tips for Grand Cayman travel

Rum Point Restaurant

Whether you take a car or boat to the north side of the island, you can enjoy views of the water and beaches as you dine on authentic Caribbean dishes.

Sunshine Grill

One visit to this small restaurant and you will see why locals are hooked. The casual atmosphere and low prices let you eat like a local.

Blue Cilantro

Authentic dishes made in traditional cookware like clay ovens will have any Indian food lover in paradise at this restaurant.

Bacchus Restaurant and Wine Bar

This restaurant offers local wines and house wines at budget-friendly prices, and it fills up quickly during cocktail hour when locals get off work.

The Cracked Conch

Long after the sun sets, this restaurant comes to life as a tiki bar with live entertainment, dancing, and cheap drinks.

Top Rated Hotels for your Grand Cayman Vacation

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
5.0 out of 5.0 West Bay Road, PO Box 32348 KY1-1209, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
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4.7/5 (117 reviews)

Very upscale resort. Peaceful and relaxing. The Ritz is a beautiful hotel on a stunning beach. Expect cleanliness and pampering. Queen beds in our ocean front room on the 5th floor were not as comfortable as I had expected.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman features a golf course, a full-service spa, and 2 outdoor pools. Transportation is made easy with limo/town car service. The 24-hour ...
Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa
Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa
5.0 out of 5.0 60 Tanager Way, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
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4.8/5 (53 reviews)

Absolutely the best experience ever. From arrival to departure, every single detail was taken care of. Service was extraordinary, and the beach was phenomenal. Will definitely be back!

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019
Guests of Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa have access to a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a 24-hour fitness center. There's free parking if you drive. ...
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5.0 Seven Mile Beach, P.O. Box 30620, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
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4.0/5 (348 reviews)

This property is amazing. Our room was emaculate and the staff was friendly and helpful. The pool area was clean as was the beachfront area. Would definitely recommend this. Can’t wait to come back!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020
Guests of The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa have access to a private beach, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. Free parking is available ...

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