You can have a great weekend getaway without the expense of airfares by pampering yourself at one of the local resorts on Grand Cayman or by renting a private beach house.
Grand Cayman is the largest of the three Cayman Islands and is about 76 square miles and approximately 22 miles long by four miles wide. It is located in the Western Caribbean, about 150 miles south of Cuba, 480 miles southwest of Miami and 180 miles northwest of Jamaica.
Although Grand Cayman is a low lying island, there is a variety of things to do. Grand Cayman offers a variety of accommodation options and activities that will make your staycation experience worthwhile.
Many offer a special rate to residents, especially in the summer months and a local change of scenery can be almost as good as a trip away.
For more general information on Grand Cayman, visit our About Cayman page.
Accommodation on Grand Cayman
There is a wide selection of accommodation across the Island, from large resorts, beachfront villas and condos to cute cottages and apartments.
The major resorts on Grand Cayman line Seven Mile Beach. They all offer a variety of resort activities and beach activities, as well as the occasional beach barbecue and bonfire. There are also some amazing boutique resorts located at the eastern end of Grand Cayman, The Wyndham Reef Resort and Morritt’s Resort.
There is also a growing number of property owners who are using Airbnb to advertise locally available accommodation.
Accommodation on Grand Cayman can get booked up very fast during the Easter, summer and Christmas months. Be sure to avoid last minute booking and reserve your room a month or two in advance.
The following rental agents offer a wide selection of accommodation, from villas and condos to cottages and apartments.
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Hotels & Resorts
A weekend at one of Grand Cayman’s hotels can feel like a luxury getaway. Many hotels offer seasonal resident discounts as well as year round resident discounts which means you don't need to wait for a holiday to relax.
Hotels such as the Grand Cayman Marriott Resort, The Ritz-Carlton, the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa and The Westin Seven Mile Beach Resort sometimes offer resident discounts. Contact the hotels and ask to be put on their mailing list so you don’t miss out.
The Caribbean Club on Seven Mile Beach is a great option for residents looking for boutique hotels, while The Wyndham Reef Resort in East End is also a popular option. As above, make sure you contact the hotels and ask to be put on their mailing list so you don’t miss out when they publicise seasonal specials.