Grand Cayman Cayman Cruise Ship Arrivals Rise
As the bad weather and snow hits most parts of the world, the sun that’s shining in the Cayman Islands gets stronger. As many people take to adding extra layers, Cayman Island residents and holidaymakers are taking off the layers.
It’s no wonder that cruise ship arrivals to the Cayman Islands have reported a massive rise of 9.1% during October 2013. The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands provided the report.
So what is there to do on a one day cruise stop in the Cayman Islands?
Grand Cayman is an excellent cruise port, clean, safe and easy to get around, not to mention the chance to dive or snorkel in world famous diving waters, or visit one of the many white sandy beaches.
The range of options can make it hard for passengers to decide which activities to choose from when visiting Grand Cayman. Fortunately the island is small enough so it is possible to combine multiple activities into a single day.
Grand Cayman is home to some of the best beaches in the Caribbean, as voted by you. Seven Mile Beach is the islands most famous beach, filled with bars, water sports, restaurants and white sand with turquoise waters. Grand Cayman is the perfect location for a romantic escape. There are also other beaches you can enjoy such as Rum Point, Heritage Beach or East End beach.
Many people know Grand Cayman for its beaches and unique Stingray City. Stingray City is a protected cove in the shallow waters of the Caribbean Sea, here you can get up-close with stingrays, you can feed them, stroke them and even take your picture with them. It’s one of the only places in the world that you can get up close and personal with the sea creatures.
You can also visit the Grand Cayman turtle farm, an expansive marine life park, which features breeding areas, touch pools and a snorkeling lagoon.
Head to Hell. That’s right, in Grand Cayman you can visit hell, you can even send a postcard home from hell It is one of the most unusual sightseeing opportunities in a tiny Grand Cayman town “Hell” it got its name as it is full of jagged limestone formations that apparently reminded early Caymanians of hell.
Visit the Queen Elizabeth botanical gardens, take the Cayman Safari, experience an underwater submarine, day or night, or just chill at the dock with an ice cold Caybrew.
Cayman is also well known for its duty-free port, you can find everything from Pandora to Rolex, you can also pick up some cheap diamonds loose or set. At the Grand Cayman dock you can find everything from in-expensive jewelry to t-shirts which change colour in the sun!