You don’t have to go far to shop in Grand Cayman. There are many small malls which have a variety of shops dotted about Grand Cayman. Catering for Cruise arrivals Georgetown is the main duty free shopping area. From humble beginnings of just a few jewelry counters in the community grocery store.
Captain Eldon Kirkconnell built the largest duty-free enterprise in the Cayman Islands. International designers and manufacturers of high quality merchandise recognise Kirk Freeport as a world-class marketplace, it’s newest jewellery and specialty boutiques offer the Caribbean’s largest collections of brand-name jewellery, watches, china, crystal and perfumes.
Kirk Freeport has 22 stores, 18 of which are on Grand Cayman, and stocks the widest range of duty-free products in the Caribbean. Proud of its extensive collection of Rolex timepieces, the company is Rolex’s official retailer in the Cayman Islands.
The Bayshore Mall carries a collection of elegant watches, including prestigious marques such as Cartier, Patek Philippe, Omega, Breitling, Tag Heuer, A. Lange & Sohne, Audemars Piquet, Vacheron Constantin, Breguet, Bvlgari, Jaeger LeCoultre, Panerai, Chopard, Piaget, Rado, Tissot, Baum & Mercier and IWC. Just two blocks away from Kirk Freeport is Cardinal Avenue, with its prestigious galleries and boutiques proudly offering brands such as Cartier, La Parfumerie I & II, Kirk Leather, Waterford & Wedgwood, Bon Voyage, Fossil, Swatch and Kirk Jewelers, frequent visitors often refer to it as “The Rodeo Drive of the Caribbean’ (Source Destination Cayman Islands Book)