The Cayman Islands/Grand Cayman is a beautiful and vibrant vacation spot in the Caribbean. Below, we have rounded up some of the best blogs about visiting the Cayman Islands, specifically Grand Cayman, with kids.
1) La Jolla Mom’s 12 Best Things To Do In Grand Cayman With Kids
In this great blog, Katie of La Jolla Mom outlines some of the best family-friendly activities to do in the Grand Cayman. She recommends Stingray City, Starfish Point, the Bioluminescent Bay Tour, the Atlantis Submarine tour, the Grand Cayman National Museum, and just exploring the beach at your leisure. She also offers some tips for traveling here with kids, like making sure you pack tons of sunscreen and bug spray! Read more here.
2) Carpe Travel’s Top 10 Things to Do in the Cayman Islands with Kids
This post, by a guest contributor of Carpe Travel, discusses some of the best activities to do in the Cayman Islands with kids. Of course, many of the suggestions relate to the gorgeous and diverse wildlife on the islands. For instance, the Blue Iguana Safari, where tourists will learn about this endangered species of iguanas. There’s also the Queen Elizabeth II Royal Botanic Park, where visitors can learn even more about the island’s multitude of flora and fauna. Swimming with ponies is another popular and unique activity you can participate in on the island. Plus, if you’re there in November, you can attend the annual Pirates Week Festival! Read more here.
3) Kids Are A Trip’s Top 5 Family Friendly Things To Do in George Town, Grand Cayman
In this article, family travel writer Erin Gifford lists some of the top attractions in the capital city of the Grand Cayman Islands. This includes wildlife adventures like Stingray City, Starfish Point, and the Cayman Turtle Centre. She also recommends the Atlantis Submarine Tour. In terms of getting around, she notes that it’s easy and affordable to get around the Cayman Islands via bus. Read more here.
4) Pit Stops for Kids’ 5 touristy things you must do on Grand Cayman with kids
This blog post by Pit Stops for Kids founder Amy Whitley focuses on touristy attractions, but where to stay to escape the crowds. Some recommendations include the famous Seven Mile Beach, visiting the island’s natural limestone wasteland (affectionately called “Hell”), and hiking the Mastic Trail. Read more here.
5) Hangry by Nature’s A Complete Guide to Cayman Island with Kids
Tina, the mom behind Hangry by Nature, says the only negative thing about a trip to the Cayman Islands is that there are so many things to do! Still, she recommends some great activities. For instance, a visit to Starfish Point to interact with real starfishes, and a trip to Stingray City for a chance to swim with stingrays. Tina says touring the Bioluminescent Bay is a must-do on a trip to the Cayman Islands, as it is a breathtakingly memorable experience. If your kids are old enough to snorkel, she recommends the Kittiwake Wreck Dives, where you can observe a real shipwreck up close. Read more here.
6) The Traveling Child’s 3 Days in Grand Cayman
Monet, the mom behind The Traveling Child, offers a comprehensive blog post about her three-day trip to Grand Cayman with her daughter. She begins by talking about good money-saving tips for these kinds of vacations. In fact, this whole trip cost Monet less than $1,000! In her blog, she provides itinerary suggestions for a three-day trip. On each day, Monet and her family explored a different aspect of the island. Day one included a trip to Starfish Point and exploring Camana Bay. On day two, they went to the Turtle Centre and Rum Point. On day three, they spent some time on the famous Seven Mile Beach. The post concludes with tips for getting around the Cayman Islands and some lessons Monet learned on this trip. Read more here.
7) The Roaming Family’s Grand Cayman with Kids
Melissa, the mom behind The Roaming Family, describes her family’s stay in the Grand Cayman in this blog post. Among the beautiful images, Melissa offers some suggestions on where to stay and things to do. Some of her family’s favorite activities included a visit to the Crystal Caves, seeing Stingray City, exploring the history of Pedro St. James, and of course experiencing the famous Bioluminescence Bay. Read more here.
We hope these blogs have been helpful in planning your perfect beach getaway!