The Cayman Islands, stingray paradise

The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean Sea not far from the island of Jamaica. The group includes Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac. Its capital is George Town.

The island is famous for its coral reefs and is a major tourist destination. It is also a great spot for unusual flora and fauna. Stingrays and turtles are an important part of the culture. Turtles are eaten while it’s possible to swim with the rays in a part of the island known as Stingray City.

Places of interest in the Cayman Islands include the Cayman Islands National Museum in George Town, Heroes Square, Rum Point, Seven Mile Beach –which as the name suggests is a seven mile stretch of white sand beaches where several hotels and resorts are located , Pedro St. James Castle, and East End Light, Hell, and the Turtle Museum.

Music is also important to the culture and in Cayman there are several festivals including the Cayman Jazzfest, Seafarers Festival, Cayman Islands International Storytelling Festival and Cayfest.

Turtle is also a big part of the Cayman cuisine and its meat is served in restaurants.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s