The Cayman Real Estate market offers far more than well located bricks and mortar, the unique and sunny Cayman lifestyle is a supporting factor – ‘Life’s a Beach’ around here!
For good reason, as you will see for yourself, the Cayman Islands collects its fair share of awards annually and 2016 was no different. Here are just a few:
- U.S. News and World Report named the Cayman Islands as the Best Beach in the World.
- In the 2016-17 U.S. News Best Vacations rankings, the Cayman Islands rank fourth in the Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean.
- TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice awards named the Cayman Islands as one of the top 10 islands in the Caribbean, top 10 destinations in the Caribbean, and in the top 25 beaches in the Caribbean.
- Seven Mile Beach won the awards for best beaches and destination.
- Scuba Diving Magazine – 2016 Top 100 Readers Choice Awards
Dining and Food
In order to enjoy all the fun stuff you do need to eat. The well stocked supermarket chains, all promote high quality local and international food to cater to everyone’s tastes, dietary and religious needs. The farmers’ market give you enough choices of the freshest produce, all locally grown with organic options. Visit the Farmers Market in Camana Bay on a Wednesday and the Farmers’ market next to the cricket field the remainder of the week. Local meat, and locally caught fish is a real treasure and can be bought at Hog Sty Bay and all three of the supermarkets.
Fortunately the Cayman Islands is also a well established foodie capital with a superb blend of Caribbean and international cuisine. Grand Cayman hosts the annual Cayman Cook-Off, attracting world famous chefs, food critics and restaurateurs and involving local restaurants and their chefs. The standards of cuisine are forever rising, and so does the choice of dining options. Cayman offers everything from fish, to steak, even vegan restaurants, bistro’s, pubs cafes, fine dining and jerk stands to satisfy everyone’s appetite.
With this active foodie scene you can follow wine tasting dinners, cooking and cocktail mixing classes and a host of other events throughout the year.
There are also plenty of bars, clubs and lounges for cocktails, happy hour and after dinner drinks. Grand Cayman now has its own brewery and a distillery, plus a great selection of wines from around the world.
Rest assured, you will not be going hungry or thirsty!
Sports and Activities
Representing the diverse population in Cayman there are a vast array of clubs and leagues in most team and individual sports, such as football, American football, rugby, Gaelic football, baseball, basketball, tennis, squash and badminton, These are largely played at Camana bay, South Sound rugby, tennis and squash clubs and the Field of Dreams.
Obviously water sports are very popular whether it be above, on or under the water. Cayman is famed for its fantastic diving spots, but beautiful marine life can be easily enjoyed by snorkeling. Along with the other traditional wake boarding and water skiing, kite boarding, paddle boarding and surfing are fast growing favourites in Cayman.
The Social Scene
The Cayman Islands is a very sociable society, and there always several events, parties and fundraisers going on. The Cayman Islands National Gallery holds regular exhibitions, Camana Bay host many holiday events, fundraisers, fashion shows and retail therapy events. Camana Bay is also home to Cayman’s only multi-screen cinema. The Cayman Drama Society presents well produced plays in Prospect and there are so many voluntary and charitable organisations to get involved in!
The beach never fails if you can’t decide what you would like to do and in Cayman its never more than a few minutes away for you to relax and enjoy.