By Paris Permenter, John Bigley
To the outsider, the Cayman Islands - Cayman Brac, Grand Cayman and Little Cayman - are customarily equated with watersports and excellent shorelines, plus offshore banking possibilities. this can be rarely mind-blowing, because the Cayman Islands do provide world-class scuba diving in crystal-clear waters, in addition to a tax-free haven. yet those 3 islands have a lot more to provide the visitor who is keen to get lost the normal vacationer paths, stroll clear of the beachside inns and discover through themselves. various woodlands and pristine wetlands occupy a lot of the islands� interiors, rugged climbing trails meander around the peaks and valleys, and mangrove swamps cushion the coastline, providing a special breeding flooring for plenty of birds and fish. those secure wasteland parts are usually left unexplored by way of lay-in-the-sun-all-day travelers, who omit a few of the greatest points of interest the islands supply. subscribe to our Caribbean professional staff of authors of their quest to find ''the different Caymans,'' the islands' little-visited spots clear of the crowds the place you could trek for miles with out seeing one other soul, strip down and sunlight your self on a secluded seashore, or sign up for a gaggle and sail offshore because the sunlight units. as with every event courses, this booklet introduces you to the background, geography and other people of the quarter first, so that you have a superb history wisdom of the island chain. The authors then take you traveling, traveling all of the well known vacationer websites and cities, and supplying beneficial tips about procuring, transportation, eating places and lodgings. Then, it is on with the adventures: walking, on and less than the water, on wheels, within the air and on horseback. one of the enjoyable actions incorporated are paragliding, crusing, catamaran cruises, hovering, scuba diving, hiking, mountaineering, waterskiing, windsurfing, snorkeling, using journeys and horseback driving. For all of those, the authors supply an inventory of neighborhood operators who can set you up with apparatus, ferry you round from web site to website or really consultant you on walks or using journeys. exact city and nearby maps.
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Ky 48 n Getting Around George Town to Treasure Isle Resort . . . . . . . . . . 50 George Town to Villas of the Galleon . . . . . . . . . . 00 Sleep Inn to Westin Casuarina . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Sleep Inn to Turtle Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Westin to Turtle Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 00 Treasure Isle Resort to Hell . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 to $2. The bus terminal is located in George Town on Edward Street (next to the public library), but you’ll find numerous stops along these routes: n ROUTE 1: George Town to West Bay.
Com United. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . com Direct flights to Cayman Brac are available on Cayman Airways from Miami, Tampa, Atlanta, and Houston or from Grand Cayman. Service to Little Cayman is available only with Island Air from Grand Cayman or Cayman Brac. n Package Tours Several charter companies offer low-cost flight and accommodation packages. Some of these are available only through travel agents; others can be booked directly with the company. com, % 800-999-9046 for discount tickets and air/hotel packages.
25 French fries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Mini-bottle of rum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 You’ll find that grocery prices are slightly higher on Little Cayman and Cayman Brac because all items must be brought in from the larger island. n Immigration & Customs Entry Requirements United States and Canadian citizens need to show proof of citizenship in the form of a passport or birth certificate. Visitors must also show a return airline ticket.