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Written by Julie Greiner

After a long day of diving and/or sunbathing you may believe it is just the ending of a perfect day. A green turtle slides off to sea, a flock of Grand Cayman parrots leave their perch from off a mango tree and an iguana scurries from under a thatch of palms. The rich marine life and clear waters are the trademark of the Cayman Islands. And if the Grand Cayman Islands isn't perfection in itself, there are two tranquil Sister Islands - Little Cayman and Cayman Brac Islands - located approximately 84 miles (35 minutes) from
Snorkeling the Waters of the Cayman Islands
Courtesy of Cayman Islands Department of Tourism
the Grand Cayman. The Cayman Islands are located in the western Caribbean, 480 miles south of Miami, 150 miles south of Cuba and 180 miles northwest of Jamaica. From the U.S., the Cayman Islands is one of the closest Caribbean destinations to reach.

Water Sports and Recreation the Caymanion Way

The Cayman Islands offer a large selection of world-class visitor accommodations, dining and activities. Virtually every place to stay on the Cayman Islands caters to divers. The Cayman Islands are relaxing, hassle-free and the ideal destination for couples in love, families and high power business meetings. The warm sun, refreshing breezes and crystal clear waters measure up to a fantastic vacation land. The high standard of living and education, low unemployment and emphasis on church and family create a secure haven for residents and visitors alike. Whether walking along Seven Mile Beach, enjoying an island tour, browsing George Town's shopping district or stopping at a roadside cafe or secluded beach... the comfort zone of the Cayman Islands is high. In addition to independent tours offered by taxi drivers, several tour companies offer comprehensive tours of Grand Cayman attractions.

Duty Free Shopping on the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands is a duty-free port. Visitors will find an extensive selection of watches, gems and gold jewels, designer label goods, china, crystal and
Little Cayman Island Tours
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perfumes. There are numerous shopping plazas in George Town and along West Bay Road, including Seven Mile Shops, West Shore Centre, Galleria Plaza and Queen's Court. The hotel boutiques offer specialty merchandise that includes sophisticated resort wear, island-themed art prints and many duty-free goods. Privately owned boutiques feature jewels made with Caymanite a multi-layered, semi-precious gem stone with various colors.

Facts of Importance about the Cayman Islands

The main language spoken is English. The Islands, a United Kingdom Overseas Territory, is part of the Cayman Ridge, which extends westward from Cuba. The Cayman Trench, the deepest part of the Caribbean at a depth of over four miles, separates the three small islands from Jamaica, 180 miles to the Southeast. The climate averages in winter just a temped 60 degrees. In the summer the temperature rarely exceeds 90 degrees and averages around 86 degrees. Hurricane season is June to November. The Cayman Islands have been fortunate in escaping serious damage or fatalities since 1932. The rainy season is May to October. The largest of the three islands is Grand Cayman which is 22 miles long and 8 miles wide, a total of 78 square miles. The population of the Grand Cayman Island is 37,083. The Cayman Brac island is 12 miles long and 2.2 miles wide, a total of 15 square miles,
Cayman Island Sailboat on 7 Mile Beach
Courtesy of Cayman Islands Department of Tourism
and has a population of 1,822 as of the 1999 census. The Little Cayman Island is 10 miles long, one mile wide, a total of 10 square miles. The total population of Little Cayman Island is 115. The Cayman Islands should NOT be referred to as the "Caymans."


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