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The Ritz-Carlton Entrance in West Bay, Grand Cayman

Seven Mile Beach in the West Bay is home to the majority of the island’s hotels and resorts. Accommodations range from moderate to high priced, from private villas to luxury hotels. One of the best rated is the Ritz-Carlton. It is located on 144 acres of prime Grand Cayman real estate. Other familiar brands include […]

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Seven Mile Beach in West Bay, Grand Cayman

If sun, sand and sea are the ingredients for your perfect vacation, then you must visit Seven Mile Beach. Technically, it is called West Bay Beach and is only 5.5 miles long. But don’t let the facts subtract from this quintessential Caribbean experience. To claim your spot on the pristine sand, you do not need […]

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Hell’s Gift Shop Sign in West Bay, Grand Cayman

This sign welcomes all visitors to Hell, a fun attraction in the West Bay. Frankly, the adjacent rock formation is not too exciting. However, the moniker is the essence of clever marketing. There is a post office where you can send a letter from Hell. The gift shop employees constantly use double entendres regarding Hell. […]

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Limestone Rock Formations at Hell in West Bay, Grand Cayman

The black spires at Hell are a type of limestone called ironshore. The rugged spires were formed over millions of years as algae ate away softer surfaces. Beyond that, the geological causes for this formation are very complicated and not important to most tourists. It is free to view this small field from a platform. […]

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Old West Bay Beach in West Bay, Grand Cayman

This gorgeous beach in Old West Bay is part of the Cayman Island’s Maritime Heritage Trail. This is a land-based driving route highlighting key places with an interesting maritime history. Sites include lighthouses, architecture, bluffs, coves, forts and shorelines. The next phase of this program launched in 2003 is to preserve famous shipwrecks.

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Governor’s Residence in West Bay, Grand Cayman

In 1962, the Cayman Islands split from Jamaica and became a British Overseas Territory. Since 1971, the position of Governor has been appointed by the monarch of the United Kingdom as the local leader of government. This Government House was built in 1964 and now serves as the governor’s official residence. It is located on […]

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Father Watching Son Swim at Cemetery Beach in West Bay, Grand Cayman

If you are in Grand Cayman’s West End and Seven Mile Beach seems too commercial and populated, then head further north. Cemetery Beach is an excellent alternative. Normally the waves are not this high so you can enjoy snorkeling along a reef just off the shore. There are also other great spots to spread out […]

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Romantic Couple at Seven Mile Beach in West Bay, Grand Cayman

The Grand Cayman experience is meant to be shared with someone you love. Whether you are just dating, want the perfect destination wedding or honeymoon, are enjoying vacation time with or without the kids or celebrating a significant anniversary, it is amazing how the Caribbean sun, sand and surf pushes away reality while bringing you […]