The Cayman Islands are brimming with adventure of all kinds. The beautiful beaches, an abundance of wildlife, and bright blue waters offer endless opportunities for recreation. One of the most fun and admired things to do in the Cayman Islands is to go snorkeling in Coral Gardens and to admire the many vibrant species that live in the crystal clear Caribbean. On a recent trip to the Cayman Islands, I discovered that the turquoise water is very alluring – especially amongst water enthusiasts.
Must Do Activities in The Cayman Islands for Water Enthusiasts
SNORKEL IN THE CORAL GARDENS – Snorkeling the reefs of Coral Gardens is a real treat. This dive site is only accessible by boat charter. As you snorkel alongside the reef wall, you can look for elegant angelfish, blue tangs, grunts, yellowtails, sergeant majors and the comical-looking parrotfish. Coral Gardens snorkeling allows you to learn more about the Cayman’s spectacular underwater world. There's not a better snorkeling excursion than the beautiful and exotic “Coral Gardens." In its warm crystal clear waters, you'll find different types of colorful coral, amazing small creatures and reef fish of all shapes, sizes, and colors.
CATAMARAN SAIL TO RUM POINT – On the north shore of Grand Cayman is the popular Rum Point – a hot spot yachting destination for visitors and tourists alike. Popular for its shimmering turquoise blue waters, mudslides and tall pines, Rum Point is a must visit destination to see and experience during your beach vacation. The calm, shallow waters surrounding this beach is ideal for swimming. Whether you are hanging out at one of the beachside bars, participating in the wide range of water sports or just enjoying a beachside massage, Rum Point has it all waiting just for you. It's time to discover the beauty and enjoyment of Rum Point.
LOOK FOR STARFISH AT STARFISH POINT – Starfish Point is the best destination to look for various starfish of different sizes and colors. This breathtaking beautiful location offers mesmerizing views of nature to all its visitors. Located on the northern side of Rum Point at a location called Finger Kai, here you can also spot camo starfish, bright red starfish, and ever light yellow starfish. Sand surrounds a shallow part of the shoreline where starfish gather within the knee-deep water. Whether you’re looking to sunbathe on a remote beach, take amazing photos, snorkel, or spend time with the kids hunting for starfish and beachcombing, this is a perfect location.
SCUBA DIVE IN STINGRAY CITY – This destination is amongst the top destinations that you should visit while on a trip to the Cayman Islands. Stingray City is Cayman’s most frequented site by both snorkelers and scuba divers. Here, you will be able to interact with these amazing creatures in their natural habitat. This is a Cayman “must do” and is an unforgettable experience! While you stand in warm, turquoise water, the stingrays will gently pass by as they look for food. You can even pet them, hold them and even kiss a stingray.
DO NOT MISS OUT ON FISHING – It is every angler's dream to visit the Cayman Islands once and have a memorable fishing experience. There is no particular season to try out fishing, instead, any time of the year is a good time to fish here. Big game fish like yellowfin tuna, dolphin, blue marlin, barracuda, and wahoo are found in the waters all year round. For an excellent bonefishing experience in the Grand Caymans, try fishing off of Seven Mile Beach. The joy of deep sea fishing in the Caymans is incredible. Light tackle fishing can be best enjoyed in Little Cayman.
The water activities can truly be the highlight of your vacation to Cayman Islands. So many things including Coral Gardens snorkeling, scuba diving in Stingray City, and fishing in Caymans, etc. go into making your visit a memorable one. Make your upcoming vacation a memorable fiesta in this Caribbean island.