Just south of Cuba, the Cayman Islands are an idyllic trio headed by Grand Cayman, an island blessed with blissful Caribbean beaches and unmissable sights, including Pedro St James Castle and Stingray City. Visit the sister islands, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac, for diverse wildlife, deserted beaches, lush forests and accessible shipwrecks beneath the ocean. If you’re looking for vacation rentals in the Cayman Islands, check out our selection of the best, all bookable on Culture Trip.
On the coast of George Town, overlooking Crawl Bay, this large, lavish villa will stop you in your tracks with turquoise pools and loungers perfectly matching the ocean backdrop. Lofty palm trees lining a private sandy shore enhance the impact. Admire the view from your bed with a sundowner in hand. Adding to the serene vibe, interiors are cool and cream-coloured, from the floor tiles to the leather sofas. Your children will love the kids’ play area – a handy resource in a vacation home sleeping up to 22.
At the quieter, southern end of Seven Mile Beach, an eight-minute drive from George Town, these pastel blue condos aren’t just pretty. Stay here to play basketball and tennis before cooling off in the ocean-view swimming pool. Come nightfall, just chill in the hot tub. With a reef just offshore, there’s no excuse for not snorkelling. Inside your condo, you’ll find a bright space with a screened porch, where you can relax knowing your favourite groceries will be delivered to your door – so fire up the grill and dine under the stars.
Wake up each day and step onto your private terrace overlooking one of the best beaches in the Caribbean. Set on attractive grounds studded with banana and palm trees, this dusty-pink property offers one- and two-bedroom condos spread across three levels on a quiet, northern section of Seven Mile Beach. If the coastal interiors – featuring beachy artwork and wicker furniture – get you in the mood for snorkelling and diving, the access point to Cemetery Reef is less than 10 minutes’ walk away.
Set on the popular Seven Mile Beach, these three-bedroom condos each have balconies or terraces with beautiful ocean views. Each also has individual style, meaning some feature fancy gold tones and four-poster beds, while others come with relaxed wicker furnishings and tropical-patterned fabrics. No matter what your interior taste, you’ll love relaxing in the well-manicured grounds woven with pathways leading to the freeform pool and beach. Stock up at the grocery store, a six-minute walk away, or grab a table at one of the many restaurants within walking distance.