THE CRUISING LIFE – NINETEENTH CRUISE –  GEORGETOWN, GRAND CAYMAN

George Town is the capital city and a popular port for Caribbean cruise ships. This quaint town is host to a variety of activities including luxurious glass-bottom boat tours, fascinating rum distillery tours, beautiful art galleries, top-notch shopping that includes duty-free shops, delicious eateries, and a historical museum. Thrill-seekers will also enjoy excursions like submarine tours, snorkelling, diving, and parasailing.

Where is George Town?
George Town Cayman Islands, located in the British West Indies, serves as the Grand Cayman City central hub. Surrounded by a glistening sea and immaculate beaches, you will find yourself amidst dazzling sights and an enticing local flavor highlighting the unique culture of the Islands.

You won’t need a map to find the famous Seven Mile Beach, either, as it’s just a short 10-minute drive from George Town city centre. If you’re travelling on a cruise, you must disembark at George Town Cayman Islands. Walking the beaches here is an unforgettable experience. George Town tourism makes up a significant portion of its economy, and the island caters heavily to this endeavor. As such, it’s a must-stop cruise port.

Stop by briefly at one of Grand Cayman’s top attraction, Hell and live to tell the tale. This way you will have a comeback every time someone tells you to “go to hell”. It is a huge formation of limestone found in the West Bay area of the island. It is a collection of black spiky and jagged rocks spread on a large piece of land, the size of a soccer pitch. There is a post office there and for a small fee (one dollar when we were there) they will stamp your passport showing that you have been to hell!

The newly opened Farmers’ Market on Huldah Avenue is open Monday through Saturday, beginning at 7:30 am. You can choose from the many vendors offering fresh produce, crafts, baked goods, natural juices, coconuts, and more. If you’re visiting George Town Cayman Islands, then ensure you have this location on your list of things to do.

Cayman Islands National Museum is also located here. Overlooking Hog Sty Bay, it is one of George Town Cayman Islands few remaining 19th-century structures. The Museum’s collection contains over 8,000 items, including a 14-ft traditional handmade catboat, household and shipbuilding items, art, and natural history specimens.

Welcome Sign
Downtown
Downtown
Cracked Conch
Hell Sign
Scenery at Hell
Got my passport stamped!
Seven Mile Beach

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