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As three wonderful brothers, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman each have their own charm, while sharing common characteristics. British overseas territory, this trio is a holiday unique, appreciated equally by families, couples and lovers of water sports.

The capital of Grand Cayman, George Town, is a vibrant urban center, unique historic sites, a famous National Gallery and the Cayman’s National Museum. The downtown area also boasts some of the best duty free shopping in the Caribbean. Visitors can choose between the elegant European fashions and top designer labels, local crafts like jewelry Cayman, antiques and coin jewelry treasure.

Perfect destination for family vacations, Grand Cayman is full of adventures. At the Boatswain’s Beach, the beach of boatswain, home of the famous Cayman Turtle Farm, kids and parents alike can enjoy a fully interactive marine park, with more than 16,000 green sea turtles in danger of extinction, exciting shark exhibits and a fabulous lagoon to the snorkeling. At Stingray City, families can touch and feed the stingrays, snorkeling over magnificent coral reefs teeming with colorful tropical fish.

With a myriad of opportunities for world-class dining and a large number of luxury hotels, Cayman is also the perfect place for weddings, honeymoons or romantic weekend getaway. For those looking for relaxation to Seven Mile Beach or exciting diving, Grand Cayman has this and much more.

If you are looking for a retreat, Cayman Brac is only 45 minutes. A paradise for nature lovers, this small island is crossed by paths and hiking trails and is home to almost 200 species of birds. A Cayman Brac is also the only Russian warship, accessible only by immersion in the Western Hemisphere.

Little Cayman, only 8 miles from Cayman Brac, is the quintessential island escape from the world. Less than 150 people live there during the year and the bonefishing and diving are spectacular. There are more than 50 walls, wrecks and other dive sites teeming with tropical fish and coral. Bloody Bay Wall off Little Cayman and Great Wall off North Cayman, draw divers from all over the world.

For some, Cayman is the dream of every sub that offers crystal clear waters, famous wrecks and marine life of all kinds. For still others, it is the perfect romantic getaway. The Cayman Islands have something for everyone.

AIRPORTS / FLYING TIMES: Airports: (GCM) – Owen Roberts International Airport serves Grand Cayman. Gerrard Smith International Airport is located in Cayman Brac. The airstrip Edward Bodden is in Little Cayman. Little Cayman has no customs or immigration, so there is no international flight lands. Duration of the flight: Atlanta – 2 hours 5 minutes. Houston – 2 hours 40 minutes. Kingston, Jamaica – 1 hour. Miami – 1 hour 10 minutes. Tampa – 1 hour 30 minutes. New York – 4 hours. Toronto, Canada – 4 hours. Charlotte. Chicago. Philadelphia. Ft. Lauderdale.

British Airways flies from London Heathrow Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM). All other routes calling in the USA.

CLIMATE: Average annual temperature, 27.6 degrees C maximum, minimum 19 degrees C.

FOOD: Local. Caribbean. Internazionale. Gourmet. Chinese. Italian. Mexican. Southwestern United States. German. Indiana. Thai. English pubs. Fast food. The dress code is casual. 15% is the standard for tipping.

LANGUAGE: English.

NIGHTLIFE: Nightclubs. Live music. Nightclub. Restaurants / ballrooms. Cinema. Theatres. Performances of comedy. Coffee. Occasionally gospel concerts and reggae bands, country and rock.




September 4, 2014
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