What to see in Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands Attractions
The most popular things to do in the Cayman Islands revolve around the three islands' attractions of sun, sand, and blue water. Unsurprisingly, the Cayman Islands are a watersports paradise. Around Grand Cayman alone there are more than 150 scuba diving sites and the coral reefs of the Cayman Islands are celebrated for their health, despite the overall degradation of coral in the Caribbean.
The islands are also a prime destination for fishing and the resorts offer all the usual fun recreational sports. Lounging on the beautiful beaches is also a favoured pastime. Indeed, Seven Mile Beach, on Grand Cayman, is said by many to be the best beach in the Caribbean.
Colourful and rare wildlife is found in abundance in the Cayman Islands, both in the water and on land. Little Cayman, the least visited of the islands by tourists, thrives with visiting red-footed boobies. Dive sites like the aptly names Stingray City are home to surprisingly friendly stingrays that are a delight to snorkel with, while Boatswain's Beach on Grand Cayman is home to the famous Cayman Turtle Farm.
Landlubbers will do well inland visiting the historic sites of George Town and Pedro St James Castle or walking through Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. The rainy season, from May to November, staves off tourist crowds and is a good time to soak in the Cayman attractions despite a bit of rain.
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