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Top 10 Premium Activities in the Cayman Islands

  • Being that the Cayman Islands is the most coveted place in the Caribbean, luxury and high-end experiences are there for the taking

By Ewan McGordon | Updated: 25 March 2019

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Five Star Charters Cayman Islands
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Five Star Charters Snorkelling
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Snorkel Private Charter

Grand Cayman

This private charter is your own 32 feet cruise, entirely at your disposal from 4 to 8 hours to travel through the crystal waters of Grand Cayman. All snorkelling equipment is provided for, as well as an instructor or guidance to advise you at every step. Contemplate the underwater views of Stingray City, Starfish Point, and other popular sites. You can also request a visit to more exclusive sites. This option is a popular one if you’re taking a trip with your family or a large group. Make a day of it: have some drinks, lunch at the Rum Point or do some fishing from the cruise. You can find some of the best charters here: Cayman Private Charter | Five Star Charters | Seven Seas Charter | Cayman Boat Charters

Cayman Catamaran Charters Cayman Islands
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Private Catamaran Charter

Grand Cayman

For 4 hours you are the captain of the ship. Take your pick out of many destinations, choices include Stingray Beach, Coral Gardens, Starfish Beach or Rum Point. You can relax by the water, do some snorkelling (equipment included) or have drinks on board with your family and friends. Enjoy your time as you please at the locations you desire. If you want to set anchor and swim with your companions in the crystal clear waters, you can do so. Also, your skipper may stimulate first-hand interactions with the local sea life, such as the Southern Stingrays who are now accustomed to humans; or the red starfish on Starfish City. The cruise may pick you up and drop you off at the hotel you’re staying. You can find some of the best charters here: Cayman Catamaran Charters

Red Sail Sports Cayman Islands
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Catamaran Dinner Cruise

Grand Cayman

Perfect for a romantic getaway. An ideal activity for a honeymoon, an engagement proposal or an escapade. The point is to watch the sunset while you sip some cocktails from the cash bar. Then, a nice and relaxed candlelight dinner under the starry night as the catamaran gently cruises around the best spots of Grand Cayman. Enjoy a three-course gourmet dinner and the best wine the island can offer. Your significant other will never forget this. Most companies will offer this package with similar or different features, here are some of them: Red Sail Sports | South Bay Beach Club

Atlantis Submarine Cayman Islands
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Submarine Ride

Grand Cayman

Take a dive in the Atlantis XI Submarine. A ferry departs from Seven Mile Beach and drops you off at the dive site. Get to know the underwater world of Grand Cayman without the need to get wet! You can take the tour by the day or by night, where you can see the marvellous lights the sealife produces. The Submarine descends to 100 feet, and throughout the whole trip, a tour guide information. You’ll see living chorals, manta rays, turtles, and who knows, maybe the occasional pack of dolphins or predators lurking about. Ideal for families and kids. Check it out: Atlantis Submarines

Seaworld Observatory Atlantis Submarines
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Seaworld Observatory

Grand Cayman

Another submarine trip provided by the same company. Inside a modern semi-submarine built specifically for observatory purposes, explore historic wreckage sites like the “Cali”, the famous “Balboa”, or the “Cheeseburger Coral Reef” on the coast of Grand Cayman. With huge windows installed, you’ll get to see qualified divers feeding tons of different species of fish, while a tour guide interacts with you. A perfect family affair, fun and educational. Kids will treasure this trip forever. Go to Seaworld Observatory Glass Bottom Boat

Luxury Cayman Villas Cayman Islands
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Luxury Cayman Villas

Cayman Islands

This is an exclusive collection of chic and luxurious rental villas, made available for your utmost privacy. Gorgeous and top-of-the-line architecture and interior design. All villas are completely equipped for your every need. Each option is carefully hand-handpicked, constantly getting maintenance. Location is everything; all of the villas are near stores, restaurants and popular spots. From Seven Mile Beach to Rum Point, it’s an ideal setting for big and numerous families who want to reconnect or have long stress-free vacations. Make a reservation or browse! Go to Luxury Cayman Villas

Seafire Resort + Spa Cayman Islands
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Kimpton Seafire Resort + SPA

Grand Cayman

Don’t hesitate to contact this establishment if your vacation consists of being pampered, healed or getting some much-needed rest. It is also ideal for romantic getaways. A Spa and Fitness Centre, and all year-round outdoor pool and terraces amongst other entertainments. Also, there’s a private beach, two (very diverse) restaurants inside the property and a beachside Bar and Grill. Most of the rooms offer a unique design and particular commodities. The employees are ready to walk the extra mile just to keep you satisfied. Seafire Resort + SPA

The Ritz-Carlton Cayman Islands Golf
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Waterfront Golfing

Grand Cayman

An attraction custom-tailored real fans of the sport. Only they know there cannot exist a better location for quality golfing like in the Caymans. The Waterfront offers the best scenic landscapes for this elegant practice. You can pick either The North Sound Club or The Ritz Carlton Golf Club. Access top of the line golfing equipment, full services and world-class instructors that teach you a few lessons and secrets of the game. North Sound Golf Club | The Ritz-Carlton

Royal Palm Beach Club Cayman Islands
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Beach Club Experience

Grand Cayman

The Royal Palms Beach Club is the most coveted beach club in the Cayman Islands. Spend the day in your private cabana and have access to adult-only entertainment: Swimming pools with bars active until late nights, Live entertainment from the best musicians and performers from the Caymans, Deluxe Oceanside Services, and free access to the elegant on-site restaurant “Prima”. Go to Royal Palm Beach Club

Private Tours Cayman Islands
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Personalized Tours

Cayman Islands

How many times could you say you really got to know a city from within? East Cayman’s custom tours will do exactly that. It is private and specially dedicated to you and your companions. You’ll get to know popular sites in George Town like “Heroe’s Square”, “Conch Fritters”, “Pedro St. James” or art galleries and museums like “Pure Art Gallery”. Our tour guides get to know what really rocks your boat, and propose new destinations that will stimulate your curiosity and keep you going for more. Majestic Tours | CayTours

George Town Cayman Islands
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Duty-Free Shopping 24/7

George Town

The Cayman Islands are one of the better coveted Caribbean destinations. Paradise isn’t complete without offers and tax-free merchandise! The whole Island is absolutely duty-free, so take advantage of purchasing items in exclusive stores like Armani or Rolex. It’s a perfect occasion to spend your hard earned savings! Most of the tourists need extra hands (or suitcases) to carry the bags back home though. Go to Port Shopping

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