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Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman is the largest of the three islands that make up the Cayman Islands. It is located in the Caribbean Sea about 150 miles south of Cuba and 190 miles northwest of Jamaica. Grand Cayman is approximately 22 miles long and 8 miles wide, with a total land area of 76 square miles.

The island is known for its stunning natural beauty, with white sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters. The island is also home to a variety of wildlife, including iguanas, parrots, and sea turtles.

Grand Cayman has a rich and varied history. The island was first settled by the Spanish in the 16th century, but was later taken over by the British in the 18th century. During this period, the island became a major trading center for sugar and rum.

In the 19th century, the island was a major hub for the slave trade, with thousands of slaves being brought to the island to work in the sugar and rum industries. After the abolition of slavery in the early 19th century, the island became a popular destination for wealthy tourists.

Grand Cayman has been an important financial center since the 1960s, with the establishment of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. The island is now home to many offshore banking and financial institutions, as well as a range of international companies.

Grand Cayman is a popular tourist destination, with its stunning beaches and vibrant culture. There are a variety of activities to enjoy, from snorkeling and diving to shopping and dining. The island is also home to a range of luxury resorts and spas, making it the perfect destination for a relaxing holiday.

Excursion tips for a day in Grand Cayman

1. Visit Seven Mile Beach – Enjoy the beautiful white sand and crystal clear waters of this world-famous beach.

2. Explore the Cayman Turtle Farm – Learn about the conservation efforts to protect endangered sea turtles and see them up close.

3. Take a Boat Trip to Stingray City – Swim and snorkel with the friendly stingrays in the shallow waters of the Caribbean Sea.

4. Visit the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park – Enjoy the lush gardens, waterfalls, and wildlife of this beautiful park.

5. Go Shopping in George Town – Browse the shops and boutiques of the capital city and pick up some souvenirs.

6. Take a Glass-Bottom Boat Tour – See the vibrant coral reefs and marine life of the Caribbean Sea without getting wet.

7. Visit Hell – See the postcard-perfect limestone formations and take a photo with the famous “Devil’s Sign”.

8. Take a Submarine Tour – Get an underwater view of the vibrant coral reefs and marine life of the Caribbean Sea.

9. Take a Tour of the Rum Cake Factory – Sample the delicious flavors of the islands’ signature rum cakes.

10. Enjoy a Meal at a Local Restaurant – Try some of the local cuisine and get a taste of the Caribbean.

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The climate in Grand Cayman

Spring (March-May): The weather in Grand Cayman during the spring months is generally warm and humid with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s. Rainfall is common, but it is usually light and short-lived. Summer (June-August): The summer months in Grand Cayman are hot and humid with temperatures typically reaching the mid-90s. Rainfall is common, but it is usually light and short-lived. Fall (September-November): The weather in Grand Cayman during the fall months is generally warm and humid with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s. Rainfall is common, but it is usually light and short-lived. Winter (December-February): The winter months in Grand Cayman are mild and humid with temperatures typically reaching the mid-70s. Rainfall is common, but it is usually light and short-lived.

Cruise weather for Grand Cayman

Our weather forecast for Grand Cayman helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 29.6 °C
min: 28.8 °C
22.7 m/s
23.8 m/s
46.8 %
23.5 m
74.5 %
1,015 hPa
05:57:29
19:05:15
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 29.8 °C
min: 28.8 °C
24.1 m/s
37.8 m/s
80.1 %
23.8 m
74.2 %
1,014 hPa
05:57:51
19:04:58
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 29.8 °C
min: 29.2 °C
34.2 m/s
41.4 m/s
92.1 %
24.1 m
75.5 %
1,014 hPa
05:58:13
19:04:40
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 29.7 °C
min: 28.9 °C
26.3 m/s
30.2 m/s
77.2 %
24.1 m
74.1 %
1,016 hPa
05:58:34
19:04:21
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 29.5 °C
min: 29.2 °C
27.7 m/s
32.0 m/s
57.1 %
24.1 m
72.9 %
1,017 hPa
05:58:56
19:04:01
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 29.6 °C
min: 29 °C
32.4 m/s
34.2 m/s
55.1 %
24.1 m
74.0 %
1,017 hPa
05:59:17
19:03:40
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 29.9 °C
min: 29.3 °C
32.4 m/s
47.5 m/s
20.7 %
24.1 m
73.8 %
1,016 hPa
05:59:38
19:03:18
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.7 °C
min: 29.3 °C
29.2 m/s
38.5 m/s
96.3 %
24.1 m
74.9 %
1,016 hPa
05:59:59
19:02:55
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 29.6 °C
min: 29.2 °C
38.2 m/s
42.1 m/s
31.7 %
24.1 m
74.9 %
1,016 hPa
06:00:20
19:02:31
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 29.6 °C
min: 29 °C
33.1 m/s
35.6 m/s
23.5 %
22.4 m
74.1 %
1,015 hPa
06:00:41
19:02:06
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 29.7 °C
min: 29.2 °C
26.6 m/s
30.6 m/s
40.7 %
24.1 m
74.1 %
1,015 hPa
06:01:01
19:01:40
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 29.8 °C
min: 29.4 °C
24.8 m/s
31.0 m/s
69.1 %
24.0 m
72.8 %
1,015 hPa
06:01:22
19:01:12
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 29.7 °C
min: 29.4 °C
27.7 m/s
38.9 m/s
53.5 %
23.4 m
73.6 %
1,017 hPa
06:01:42
19:00:44

Cruises to Grand Cayman

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Scheduled ship calls in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Liberty 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 09:00 am 04:30 pm
Jul. 31st 2024 Wednesday, 31st of Jul. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 09:00 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 22nd 2024 Thursday, 22nd of Aug. 2024 Carnival Liberty 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Aug. 28th 2024 Wednesday, 28th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 5th 2024 Thursday, 5th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Liberty 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Sep. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Paradise 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Sep. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 09:00 am 04:30 pm
Sep. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 3rd 2024 Thursday, 3rd of Oct. 2024 Carnival Liberty 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Oct. 3rd 2024 Thursday, 3rd of Oct. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 09:00 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 9th 2024 Wednesday, 9th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 16th 2024 Wednesday, 16th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Oct. 17th 2024 Thursday, 17th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 09:00 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 20th 2024 Sunday, 20th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Miracle 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Oct. 23rd 2024 Wednesday, 23rd of Oct. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 24th 2024 Thursday, 24th of Oct. 2024 Regal Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 30th 2024 Wednesday, 30th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 31st 2024 Thursday, 31st of Oct. 2024 Carnival Liberty 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Nov. 1st 2024 Friday, 1st of Nov. 2024 Carnival Paradise 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 6th 2024 Wednesday, 6th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 6th 2024 Wednesday, 6th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Miracle 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 6th 2024 Wednesday, 6th of Nov. 2024 MS Rotterdam 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 10th 2024 Sunday, 10th of Nov. 2024 Emerald Princess 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 14th 2024 Thursday, 14th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Liberty 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Nov. 14th 2024 Thursday, 14th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 09:00 am 04:30 pm
Nov. 16th 2024 Saturday, 16th of Nov. 2024 MS Oosterdam 10:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 20th 2024 Wednesday, 20th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 20th 2024 Wednesday, 20th of Nov. 2024 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 11:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 22nd 2024 Friday, 22nd of Nov. 2024 Emerald Princess 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 23rd 2024 Saturday, 23rd of Nov. 2024 MS Eurodam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 25th 2024 Monday, 25th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Legend 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Nov. 27th 2024 Wednesday, 27th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Nov. 27th 2024 Wednesday, 27th of Nov. 2024 MS Rotterdam 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 28th 2024 Thursday, 28th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 09:00 am 04:30 pm
Dec. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Dec. 2024 Carnival Horizon 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Dec. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Dec. 2024 Emerald Princess 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Dec. 2024 MS Nieuw Statendam 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Dec. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Dec. 2024 Carnival Legend 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Dec. 2024 Carnival Miracle 10:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Dec. 2024 Carnival Paradise 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Dec. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Dec. 2024 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 11:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Dec. 2024 Carnival Sunrise 09:00 am 04:30 pm
Dec. 16th 2024 Monday, 16th of Dec. 2024 Emerald Princess 08:00 am 05:00 pm

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