Grand Cayman with Friends
Collected by Leo Johnson
The luscious and tropical island of Grand Cayman offers miles of pristine beaches, endless marine explorations, and plenty of history, culture, and character. Shop for local art, dive the coral reefs, or just sip island punch with your toes buried in the sand.
Morgan's Ln West Bay KY, West Bay, Cayman Islands
A cool breeze blows in from the French doors opening onto Morgan’s Harbor. Through shuttered windows you spot local fishing boats motoring past the dock with their catch of the day. And those fish--snapper, wahoo, mahi mahi, or tuna— are on the...
Camana Bay, 10 Market St, KY1-9006, Cayman Islands
Though any Caymanian gallery or craft market makes for a fun stop, a few artists may well turn you into a local collector. Consider Shane Aquart, whose Dready character you’ll see on some of the most beloved prints around Grand Cayman. Not...
West Bay, Cayman Islands
Grand Cayman outfitter Spirit of the West adds an extra thrill to its horseback-riding adventures. Caymanian owner Paul Rivers leads guests on a nearly two-hour trot along Barkers Beach, one of the island’s most secluded spots. After working up a...
S Church St, George Town, Cayman Islands
While convenience isn’t necessarily the first attribute you look for in a Caribbean beach, the fact that Smith Barcadere happens to be super close to the port makes an already great spot even more appealing. Thanks to the protected position...
1320 W Bay Rd, West Bay, Cayman Islands
While Grand Cayman’s waters harbor legendary coral reefs, there’s another treasure waiting to be discovered below the surface in a marine park off Seven Mile Beach. About 60 feet down rests the intentionally submerged Kittiwake, a...
The bright red English double decker bus standing outside Deckers Restaurant makes this cozy Caribbean dining spot hard to miss. With great live music pumping from the speakers, fresh seafood—including jerk calamari, blackened mahi-mahi, and more—...
43, Canal Point Drive, Cayman Islands
Looking for a break from the seafood offered at almost every Caribbean restaurant? Copper Falls Steakhouse is exactly what the doctor ordered. From a 28-ounce porterhouse steak to an entire rack of lamb, this place is definitely a meat-lover's...
43 W Bay Rd, Cayman Islands
Order Caribbean rum at the oceanfront bar Ports of Call before sitting at your candlelit table overlooking the shoreline for dinner. During your meal, you may see the large tarpons slowly circling in the waters just below your table as they...
West Bay, Cayman Islands
Feeling a little anxious that you may be missing the big game while lounging on the beach? Legends is a welcoming bar and grill on Seven Mile Beach where you can watch a variety of games on several televisions. Grab a cold beer in a frosted mug,...
688 West Bay Road KY, 688 W Bay Rd, Cayman Islands
This honky-tonk-inspired bar has a hometown feel and a country vibe, and has great local beers on tap—like Grand Cayman's classic premium lagers, the CayBrew and Caylight. Don’t miss out on the Thursday night Rock & Roll Bingo: It can get rowdy...
Tortuga Way, North Sound Road, George Town KY1-1106, Cayman Islands
Embrace your inner Caribbean pirate at a shop selling all things rum. The Tortuga Bakery, located in West Bay, specializes in spiced rum, rum cakes, specialty chocolates, coffee, and sauces. They offer complimentary samples of all the rum cake...
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