Welcome to Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory, encompasses 3 islands in the western Caribbean Sea. Grand Cayman, the largest island, is known for its beach resorts and varied scuba diving and snorkelling sites. Cayman Brac is a popular launch point for deep-sea fishing excursions. Little Cayman, the smallest island, is home to diverse wildlife, from endangered iguanas to seabirds such as red-footed boobies.
CAREFREE CORNER OF THE CARIBBEAN
With 66,000 friendly locals to greet you, the Cayman Islands can be found in the most carefree corner of the Caribbean. All three of our islands have their own personality, reflected by the residents and unearthed in the landscape. From the barefoot elegance of Grand Cayman, to the adventurous spirit of Cayman Brac and the tranquillity of Little Cayman, warm smiles and lifelong memories are our major exports.
Romance in Cayman Islands
ALONGSIDE YOUR SOULMATE
Cayman Islands is the place where love stories begin again, with secluded beaches and indulgent spa treatments setting the scene. Lazy mornings lead to intrepid afternoons, followed by candlelit evenings – as every sunrise and sunset brings added romance.
MEMORABLE ANNIVERSARY DESTINATION
Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway full of luxury, adventure or peaceful relaxation the Cayman Islands offers the perfect backdrop to reconnect with each other and create lasting memories.
However you define “romantic” the Cayman Islands can cater to your vision. From gourmet dinners and spa days to diving, hiking and exploring here you can do it all. Or do nothing at all, except savour the delicious view, the warmth of the people and the perfect weather. Either way, one thing is certain, your time here will be one you’ll treasure forever. Three islands. Endless possibilities for the perfect anniversary.
The largest of the three islands. Cosmopolitan Grand Cayman offers a wealth of activities, accommodations and attractions. The capital, George Town, offers some of the finest shopping in the entire Caribbean.
Unspoiled and unhurried. An island where breathtaking natural attractions and a rich seafaring heritage will awaken your adventurous spirit. A nature lover’s paradise where diving, birding and snorkelling are all celebrated.
Tranquil and serene. Blessed with pristine white sand beaches and miles of untouched wilderness. A favourite of divers, naturalists and photographers. Quietly redefining the word paradise, where time stands still.
BLISSFUL BABYMOON BEFORE YOUR LITTLE ONE IS DUE
Every expectant mother deserves a luxury vacation, as this is your time to fully appreciate the company of your partner while you anticipate the birth of your child. Take joy in this juncture of your lives by spending every waking minute with each other in the incomparable aura of the Cayman Islands.
The Cayman Islands checks-off all of the requirements for the perfect babymoon – fun, sun, relaxation and world-class food! Only an hour away from Miami, you can also add stress-free travel to the list!
The Cayman Islands is home to a variety of activities for people of all interests. With such a diverse range of pursuits to enjoy and explore, your visit can be filled with lasting memories.
The beaches of the Cayman Islands are among the best of the world. Just ask TripAdvisor who named our own Seven Mile Beach the #4 Best Beach in the Caribbean and the #5 Best Beach in the World for their Traveler’s Choice Awards.
The Cayman Islands is home to numerous health and wellness options that warrant multiple days of indulgence. You deserve it!
The Cayman Islands is the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean. With over 200 restaurants ranging from fine dining (Grand Cayman is home to Eric Ripert’s Blue, the Caribbean’s only AAA Five Diamond restaurant) to beachside fare, there is something for everyone – perfect when you are eating for two!
THE HONEYMOONERS’ DESTINATION
There’s no better place to begin walking hand-in-hand through life together than on our coasts. Step foot into the exotic expanse of Seven Mile Beach, breathe in the vista of The Bluff on Cayman Brac or dip your toes in the turquoise shallows of Little Cayman as you look forward to the days ahead on our islands and the years ahead together.
DOWN AN AISLE MADE OF CARIBBEAN SAND
Couples come to Cayman to do more than get married. They head here to have a wedding. A breezy, tropical, enchanted wedding. A lush, heartfelt, event-of-the-season wedding. The sort of wedding where you can say, “I do,” and then say, “Everybody into the water.” The type where you seize a day that’s as big as it could possibly be and make it your own.
MICE in Cayman Islands
A WORK PERK UNLIKE ANY OTHER
In the Cayman Islands, you’ll discover an ethereal escape. Though it may feel like a world away, Cayman is located within an hour of Miami and provides direct access through major gateway cities throughout the U.S. – making it the perfect escape for your next meeting, conference, or incentive trip.
The Cayman Islands is equipped with best-in-class accommodations, elevated health and safety standards, memorable experiences, world renowned culinary delights and modern infrastructure designed to host a wide range of events. Organizers can treat their teams to an epic adventure on land or at sea, a five-star meal in the heart of the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean, a sun-kissed cocktail at Rum Point or a cultural immersion filled with ‘Caymankindness’ and local flair. We hope you’ll consider our world-class locale for your next in-person event, meeting or incentive trip.
CORPORATE EVENTS, CONFERENCES AND MORE – BETTER IN CAYMAN
Perfect for large conventions, small groups, and everything in between, the Cayman Islands is the premier destination for your next event. Meeting planners looking to accommodate their clients’ discerning tastes will be pleased with the year-round tropical climate, ease of accessibility with nonstop flights from a number of North American gateway cities, and wide range of activities offered in Cayman.
The Cayman Islands boasts a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces – from luxurious five-star resorts to chic oceanfront eateries – and offers an endless array of teambuilding activities. Not to mention, the warm “Caymankind” hospitality and service will leave a lasting impression on all attendees.
Need more information? Here are some reasons the Cayman Islands is the preferred group destination:
– Highest standard of living in the Caribbean.
– Safe, friendly and known for impeccable levels of Caymankind service.
– Non-stop flights from many U.S. and international gateway cities.
– Leading Global Citizen Concierge Program, which allows digital nomads to live and work in the Cayman Islands – creating the ultimate work/life balance.
– World-class spas and a focus on health and wellness.
– Heralded as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean.
– Spectacular recreational diving, watersports and other adrenaline-fueled activities.
– Leading Caribbean DMC partners.
– Host to Owen Roberts International Airport, a newly renovated and expanded travel hub.
– An array of luxury resort and accommodation options with close proximity to the airport and beachfront.
– Award-winning beaches and natural wonders.
– And so much more!.
Three of our preferred group hotel partners include the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa and The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, which have been placed on Cvent’s top 25 Hotels in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Further, the Cayman Islands has been named a preferred destination by luxury travel network, Virtuoso, and caters to the elite traveler with a wide variety of high-end products and elevated service.
Events in Cayman Islands
OVER THE COURSE OF EVENTS
Each holiday is a chance to see Cayman through new eyes. Every celebration is an opportunity to hear it through new ears. You could traverse our paradise a hundred times, but if there are any events you have yet to attend, and places you have yet to visit then your next trip can still feel like the very first time.
IN YOUR NEXT CHALLENGE
Each year, the Cayman Islands hosts world-class sporting events such as marathons, swim races, basketball tournaments and more. Whether it’s your first competition, or you’re a seasoned athlete or spectator, there is an event for you in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the Caribbean.
YEAR-ROUND ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES
The Cayman Islands has year-round athletic activities for all interests. The notable Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon provides runners the chance to participate in a winter race in the heart of the Caribbean, and it is also a prestigious qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon takes place on the first Sunday in December every year and consists of a full marathon, half marathon, four-person relay and a Kids Fun Run.
FLOWERS SEA SWIM
SEVEN MILE BEACH
The Flowers Sea Swim has come to be considered a must-do event for open-water aficionados. The unique draw of the Flowers Sea Swim is not only its flawless course conditions along Cayman’s beautiful Seven Mile Beach, but the numerous random prizes as well. The race is the world’s richest open-water event, with over $100,000 in cash and random prizes. The odds to win a random prize are 1-in-5 and previous giveaways have included Blackberries, iPad’s, hotel stays, and dozens of airline tickets to premier destinations such as Miami, New York, Panama, Rome, Los Angeles, London, Dublin, Rio de Janeiro, and Toronto. All finishers receive a fantastic t-shirt and goody bag filled with prizes and surprises!
Participants vary in age from 8 to 80-years-old, and in skill from first-timers to gold medallists. The Flowers Sea Swim welcomes swimmers from all strokes of life! All registration proceeds are donated to the Special Olympics.
The Walk & Watch programme offers an alternative for non-swimmers who want to be able to take part in the excitement of the Flowers Mile and contribute to a worthy cause at the same time.
CAYMAN ISLANDS CLASSIC
The Cayman Islands Classic is an annual preseason men’s division 1 college basketball tournament that takes place during Thanksgiving week in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, at John Gray gymnasium. In it’s third year, the 12-game, three-day tournament, is regarded as one of the most challenging and exciting early-season tournaments.
The 2019 Cayman Islands Classic will include Nebraska, Loyola Chicago, Colorado State, Washington State, University of South Florida, Old Dominion University, New Mexico State University and George Mason University. The tournament is organized by Caymax Sports Ltd.
MORE THAN JUST A WEDDING ON THE BEACH
It’s a match made in Heaven. The tropical beauty of a Caribbean paradise combined with all the amenities you’d expect from stateside sophistication. From the first glimpse of the azure water and white sand beaches, couples will fall head over heels for this serene and captivating destination.
Although a Cayman Islands wedding may certainly seem exotic, planning one couldn’t be simpler. The Cayman Islands is easy to reach and even easier to navigate once you’ve arrived. English is spoken, US dollars are accepted, and a number of knowledgeable, talented wedding planners and professionals are available to help with every desire.
There’s no need to import anything from home. World-class wedding service providers have developed a reputation for exquisite excellence. On-island wedding planners specialise in weddings of all shapes and sizes, whether you are picturing a lavish celebration for hundreds of guests or an intimate ceremony for only a few.