The largest of the three Cayman Islands…
Beautiful beaches, world class dining and so much more…
Grand Cayman, is the largest of the three islands in the Cayman Islands, a rich territory of the UK. George Town, at the southwest “knuckle” of Grand Cayman, is the capital of the Cayman Islands and its largest city. Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile beach, on the west coast north of George Town, is one of the finest beaches in the world.
Grand Cayman Districts, towns, villages, and attractions
Seven Mile Beach, located on the west coast of Grand Cayman, straddles West Bay and George Town.
The main town is George Town, which also contains the main seaport and airport. The main tourist stretch is Seven Mile Beach, which straddles West Bay and George Town. The eastern part is much less dense.
George Town on Grand Cayman is a popular cruise ship destination, so on days when there are many ships visiting, the town and tourist attractions get very busy. You can see official Ship Schedules and plan around cruise ships.
Grand Cayman delivered a multitude of charms, in the form of beautiful beaches, world-class dining, and some of the most luxurious resorts in the Caribbean. Beyond the glitz and glam of George Town and the crowds at Seven Mile Beach, there’s a lot to explore in Grand Cayman – exquisite local flora and fauna, hidden beaches tucked away from tourist foot traffic, and museums nestled into historic homes, giving a glimpse into the island’s British heritage.
There are five districts on Grand Cayman; from west to east:
Things not to be missed in Grand Cayman:
Lounging by the ocean at Seven Mile Beach sipping our famous Cayman Lemonade 🏖️
Visiting Pedro St. James, the oldest building in the Cayman Islands and the “birthplace of democracy” 🏛️
Seeing the orchards – and the iguanas – at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park located next to Oasis’s Developments in the east end 👑
Hiking the Mastic Trail 🥾
Entering the unique crystal cave in the East End 🌴
Exploring the pirate caves in Bodden Town 🏴☠️
Sampling a rum cake at Tortuga Rum Co. 🍰
In May, watching the family-friendly Batabano Carnival unfold 🍹
Owen Roberts International Airport
Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) commenced commercial operations in 1952 and is the major gateway linking the Cayman Islands to destinations worldwide and provides the main point of entry and exit to Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. It is located in the capital, George Town, and is approximately five minutes from downtown, the banking and financial district and the cruise ship terminal, and is also within close proximity of Seven Mile Beach, the heart of the islands’ tourism industry.
The Owen Roberts International Airport Redevelopment & Expansion Project;
The CI$55 Million dollar Owen Roberts International Airport Expansion and Renovation Project is now under construction and being carried out in two main phases that includes the full renovation and expansion of the existing facility.
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