N. America | Caribbean | Greater Antilles | Cayman Islands Cayman Islands [Caribbean] Shutterstock Grand Cayman [Cayman Islands, Caribbean] Ruth Peterkin | Shutterstock Kids Playing in Ocean [Grand Cayman] Shutterstock Seven Mile Beach [Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands] Shutterstock Mastic Trail [Grand Cayman, Caribbean] (D-Stanley) | CC BY 2.0 Big Black Dick Rum mascot [George Town, Grand Cayman] Jenni Konrad | CC BY 2.0 Hawksbill Turtle along tropical reef [Grand Cayman, Caribbean] Shutterstock Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park [Grand Cayman, Caribbean] Pete Markham | CC BY-SA 2.0 Seven Mile Beach [Grand Cayman, Caribbean] Shutterstock Cayman Islands at a Glance Resort community, tax haven and tropical paradise, the Cayman Islands are all these things and quite a bit more.The Cayman Islands' resort community lines the western side of the island along Seven Mile Beach. While the beach is actually five mile long, its sheer size helps you find a patch of sand to call your own. Golden sands and calm waters make swimming and sunbathing relaxing things to do.If you crave a bit of adventure while on vacation, check out the Cayman Islands' diving opportunities. The islands are perched on the edge of a great underwater trench and divers can explore the shallow bottom right up to its dramatic descent into an endless dark pit of water.Away from the ocean, the Caymans have restaurants, hiking trails, museums and plenty of shopping opportunities to explore. Traveler photos Submit your travel photos of Cayman Islands Upload Your Travel Photos Top Forum Questions about Cayman Islands Have a question about Cayman Islands? Ask our travel forum. More Ask a Question Popular Places Grand Cayman Grand Cayman is a shopping and beach destination filled with glamour and good scuba diving. April - Average Temp High 0°F Low 0°F Average Precip 0 inches See More Getting There Major Airports Owen Roberts International Airport Passport / Visa Requirements U.S, Canadian and European residents do not need a visa to visit the Cayman Islands on short vacations. American citizens can learn more about travel requirements on the U.S. State Department's website. Need to Know Severe Weather The Cayman Islands can experience hurricanes and tropical storms during the summer months.Safety Concerns Watch out for petty theft while on the Cayman Islands. Avoid leaving your personal belongings in plain view and consider using the hotel safe for valuables.Health Concerns The Cayman Islands have good water, but if you are unsure, filter or boil it. Advertisement Travel Basics Current Time Difference from San Francisco, CA Update Your Location Exchange Rate United States Dollar $ Euro € Conversion rate supplied by European Central Bank Language: English × Update Your Location Close Save changes Related Articles 9 Risky Cliff-Jumping Sites You Might Survive Bring the Kids! The 5 Best Islands for Families Why You Should Be Spending Your Spring Break in Jamaica RIGHT NOW How to Travel the World Without Leaving the U.S.