Top 5 Activities in Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman has been on my bucket list forever. Its beautiful white sandy beaches and blue water attracted my eye ever since I saw photos in a magazine. Whether you’re stopping for a few hours by cruise ship or staying for the week there are many activities and sights to keep you busy. Take a dip in the crystal clear water or hang out on one of the many golden beaches. Take a boat ride out for some snorkeling near the reef and see the famous stingray city. Or if you feel like doing some sightseeing there are many different modes of transportation from car rental, tour bus, boat or even helicopter.
1) Stingray City
One of Grand Cayman’s most popular and must-see things to do is Stingray City. Located in the northwest part of Grand Cayman just past a natural channel through the barrier reef are a series of shallow sandbars making it possible for you to swim, hold stingrays, and dive with them.
2) Seven Mile Beach
Seven Mile Beach is one of the most famous and beaches in the world stretching seven miles of Grand Cayman’s waterfront. This is the perfect stop for someone looking to spend a relaxing day on the beach. You can’t go wrong here. Seven Mile beach also has activities if you want to get active offering snorkeling, SUPing, and parasailing. Don’t worry about packing a lunch food because the. beach is loaded with mouth-watering restaurants and beach bars.
3) Cayman Crystal Caves
The Grand Cayman Crystal Caves are one of the newest natural attractions this island has to offer. At the Crystal Caves, you will be escorted through the caves with a knowledgeable tour guide. As you venture into these amazing caves you will see stalactite and stalagmite crystal formations. Amongst the caves, the forest has captivating tropical plant and animal life. Sounds cool right?!
4) Cayman Island Helicopter
If you are someone who likes to do something a little different there is no better way to shake things up than by an island helicopter tour. This is a great day trip activity as you can see the whole island in a short amount of time.
5) Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is an outdoor garden located on the south side of Grand Cayman. The garden is kept for the natural preservation of the island. Its home to more than 50% of the tropical plants and flowers found on the island. Here you will also be able to see the blue iguana habitat while walking the trail.
Grand Cayman has so much for you to do and see you from relaxing at the beach to flying over the island in a helicopter. This is not a destination you want to miss!