The Grand Cayman Islands just south of Cuba are nestled in an unparalleled tropical setting, offering a luxurious blend of sun-kissed, tranquil beaches, and turquoise seas.
The Caymans consist of three islands – Grand Cayman, the largest of the three, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman.
More and more North Americans are discovering its beauty, quality of food and service, beaches, and many international companies offering efficient banking.
European explorers first sighted the Cayman Islands on May 10 1503 due to a chance wins that blew the ship Christopher Columbus off course.
The first recorded English visitor was Sir Francis Drake in 1586. The first settlers arrived in 1650 to catch turtles, which were abundant.
A variety of people settled on the islands: pirates refugees from Spanish Inquisitions, shipwrecked sailors, and slaves.
The Caymans is a parliamentary dependency under constitutional monarch of the Queen Elisabeth II and today enjoys a stable economy, diverse investment options, offshore banking advantages, tourism and exports of vegetables, fruits, and other merchandise.
You can organize a wedding in no time flat, or enjoy white sand and tranquil beaches, relax visit historical sites, observe nature, snorkel, or embark on culinary adventures with the freshet seafood imaginable. The fish on your plate at lunch was still swimming in the sea during the early hours of that day.
The service and quality of food, be it in a dining room, or roadside food stand, is always impeccable, efficient and polite.
The nightclubs of Grand Cayman can compete with any major metropolitan cities anywhere.
If you are looking for longer stays to escape harsh North American or North European winters, there are many well-furnished villas to cater to all your needs.