Top Travel Destinations: Grand Cayman

The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory located in the western Caribbean Sea. The territory comprises the 3 islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman, located south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica. All of the islands are popular holiday destinations and when here its easy to see why its exotic beauty has attracted so many. Here is a guide to making the most out of your stay:

Places to Eat -The Caymanians are particularly proud of their cuisine, every second or third building is a restaurant or eatery and the food is incredible. You cannot leave the Carribean without sampling their world-famous seafood. Try the Cracked Conch for great views of the ocean.

Shopping- Stroll the storefronts of George Town and you’ll find some of the best duty-free shops anywhere in the Caribbean. You’ll find a good selection of traditional duty free items such as watches, china and crystal, perfumes and fine jewelery-including authentic treasure coin jewelery.

Holiday makers love the Tortuga Rum Company which is a family-owned business selling the very finest Caribbean rum cakes and gourmet products. Here you can buy Caribbean sauces, flavored coffees, chocolate treats, gifts and collectibles, authentic and original Tortuga Rum Cakes. – and of course, Tortuga Rum. Also try the other shops as every here is duty free!

Places to See- If you like history then include the The Pedro St. James Castle – it’s the oldest structure on Grand Cayman. The Turtle Farm is also a popular attraction. Here they breed the endangered Green Sea Turtles to repopulate the Caribbean

There is also some interesting scenery which is amusingly named Hell! On the West side of the island is an area where millions of years of erosion have left the landscape with a barren and blackened look. It’s an extraordinary place and well worth the trip.

Grand Cayman is also known for it’s famous and paradise like beaches. There are plenty to choose from but make sure you visit the best, the seven mile beach, at least once. You won’t regret it!

Also another great activity is diving, snorkelling or any other water sports you can think of! Grand Cayman offers many of these, just head to Rum Point a lovely places with has many cute restaurants, bars and cafes serving great seafood.

For more great tips on top travel destinations visit www.globalgrasshopper.com which includes advice on London places to visit

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