A PERFECT DESTINATION
The Cayman Islands are considered to be one of the world’s top three snorkelling destinations, and stands out as having some of the best diving in the Caribbean. Between Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman there is over 300 dive and snorkel sites. Divers can enjoy spectacular underwater visibility of up to 30 metres and temperatures of around 80˚F (27˚C). Divers can experience some of the best wall diving in the world due to the geography of the three islands. The drop-offs are rated some of the finest on earth such as the Bloody Bay Wall in Little Cayman and the Cayman Wall in Cayman Brac, and that’s not to mention the innumerable fascinating shipwrecks.
GRAND CAYMAN’S LEADING LUXURY HOTEL
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, a US$500 million resort, is the island’s most prestigious new development, stretching from Seven Mile Beach to North Sound. Luxurious and elegant, its exclusive collection of spacious oceanfront homes known as The Residences, are situated on 144 acres of prime real estate.
SEVEN WONDERS ON SEVEN MILE BEACH
Grand Cayman Island, home of Seven Mile Beach, Jewel of the Caribbean. The island and lagoon are exotic and full of life, yet so approachable. From gliding along colourful barrier reefs, swimming with the peaceful residents at Stingray City or taking advantage of over 168 spectacular dive sites the resort really is an enchanting tropical landscape. At the end of the day visitors can sit back, enjoy the gentle rustling of the palm tress and await a world-class sunset.
Grand Cayman is one of the greatest dive destinations in the world renowned for its warm, crystal-clear water, its stretches of magnificent and unspoiled coral reefs, schools of colourful fish and friendly stingrays. The island is famous too for its spectacular shipwrecks, vertical walls bursting with sea life and dramatic underwater drop-offs. Explore the under-water beauty with Red sail sports, the only company delivering full-service dive and watersports across Grand Cayman. Red Sail Sports offer a wide range of activities, catering for certified, non-certified, and budding young divers. Sailing on a choice of four state of the art luxury catamarans, designed with the comfort of guests in mind, glass bottom boats trips to Stingray City and Sandbar, water-skiing, parasailing, kayaking, jet skiing, and sunset and dinner sails are the perfect way to end a relaxing and unforgettable day in Grand Cayman.
STINGRAY CITY AND SANDBAR
Stingray City and Sandbar are a once in a lifetime experience. Fun and suitable for all ages, the crystal-clear blue sea, colourful marine life and most of all the stingrays, make them favorite sites for snorkelers and divers. Shallow water allows people to easily stand and feed the stingrays or swim in the 12-foot (4 Metre) deep waters at Stingray City amongst the graceful stingrays.
The Cayman Islands have a high standard of general and specialist medical care. Overseen and regulated by the ministry of Health Services, health care services are provided by the nations Health Services Authority (HSA) and by the private sector. The HSA operates all health care facilities previously run by the Government. These include a hospital in Grand Cayman, another in Cayman Brac, a public health unit, four District Health Centers, a General Practice Clinic at the Cayman Islands Hospital, dental and eye-care clinics, and a clinic in Little Cayman. (Source: Destination Cayman Islands Book)
Presently there are ten primary schools, two senior secondary schools, and one junior secondary (Middle) school. There is also one specialist school for students with mental or physical challenges and one alternative education center for children with behavioural problems. The student population is over 4,000 in Government schools with over 400 teaching, administrative and specialist staff. As in the United Kingdom the quality of teaching and learning is monitored by the Cayman Islands Schools’ inspectorate, which falls under the Ministry of Education. (Source: Destination Cayman Islands Book)