Cayman Islands Travel Guide

Caribbean  #5 in Best Caribbean Beaches
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Free Things To Do in Cayman Islands

If you have extra time, Cemetery Beach and Reef (Grand Cayman) is worthwhile.
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    Seven Mile Beach (Grand Cayman)
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    #1 in Cayman Islands
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    For several years now, Seven Mile Beach has been lauded as one of the Caribbean's best beaches. Take one glance at this crescent-shaped shore and one sniff of the soft, coral sand and you'll easily understand why. Many of Grand Cayman's best resorts are situated on Seven Mile, and there are a number of casual beach bars and restaurants, a playground, restrooms and showers to boot. What's more, it's also a great spot to try snorkeling for the first time – the clear water allows snorkelers to see the vibrant fish and beautiful coral. 

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    Mastic Trail (Grand Cayman)
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    #5 in Cayman Islands
    Hiking, Natural Wonders, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Hiking, Natural Wonders, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    If you're a nature lover, you should definitely add the Mastic Trail to your list of Grand Cayman must-dos. The trail is a 200-year-old gravel path that winds through a native mangrove swamp and a 2 million-year-old woodland area, surrounded by some of the island's most colorful and rare plant life. The 2.3-mile trail (one-way) is preserved as a flat, beginners hike by the Cayman Islands National Trust, though some recent travelers said there is a section where scrambling is required and as such you'll want to wear the appropriate footwear. Others recommend wearing bug repellant as the mosquitoes can be relentless. Because it's sheltered from the sea breeze, the trail can get quite hot and humid. If you're planning a trip, you'll have a more pleasant experience if you visit in the morning. 

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  • Cemetery Beach and Reef (Grand Cayman)
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    Beaches, Sightseeing, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND
    Beaches, Sightseeing, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND

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    1 to 2 hours
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    Museums, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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