Cayman Islands

Seven Mile Water

VIDEO: A Moment on Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

 There’s a reason CJ readers chose this as the best beach in the Caribbean. Indeed, Seven Mile Beach is a sparkling, spectacular stretch of sand (even though it’s not quite 7 miles long), with calm waves and impossibly clear water. …

VIDEO: A Moment on West Bay Beach, Grand Cayman

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in Grand Cayman— beautiful West Bay Beach, just down the road from Seven Mile Beach and a sparklingly clear stretch of water and soft sand. This is what it’s like to be there.

Heritage Kitchen

A Secret Fish Shack in Grand Cayman

 You’ll drive right by the turn if you don’t know. Hidden away on Old West Bay road (at the corner of Mary Mollie Hydes Road) is one of Cayman’s best kept secrets: Heritage Kitchen. It’s been open for about five …

LATEST NEWS

Pioneer Bakery

 The best (and only) bakery on the island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Everyone me told I couldn’t leave Cayman Brac without a souvenir of the island’s famously delicious “Brac Bread.” So on the way to the airport I stopped …

Arnold Palmer Cayman

 Ironwood, the Arnold Palmer golf community in the Eastern Districts of Grand Cayman, has received permission from the Cayman Islands Department of Planning to begin construction. The project approval covers the first phase of construction, which includes land excavation and …

Margaritaville Grand Cayman Resort

 Jimmy Buffett’s newest Caribbean hotel is Margaritaville Grand Cayman By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Attention all Parrotheads! Here’s something to squawk about: Margaritaville Grand Cayman Beach Resort has just released the first renderings of the 285-room hotel, scheduled to debut …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s official: Grand Cayman’s 20th annual Slow Food Day was a success. Held last week at the shopping, dining and entertainment hub Camana Bay, the celebration of local farmers, sustainable eating and farm-to-table cuisine drew …

 By James Andrews CJ Contributor The Grand Cayman office market is largely dependent upon the financial services sector, which loosely includes legal services, accounting services, domiciled funds, trusts, and insurance captives. This sector appears relatively stable at present; however, there …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of Grand Cayman’s top hotels has been sold. Real estate investment company Embassy Investments Limited has confirmed the sale of assets in Grand Cayman to Dart Realty Ltd, including the former Hyatt Resort, Grand Cayman …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor They say it’s Grand Cayman’s best piña colada. So you know I had to try it. Made from a combination of Myers’s dark rum, pineapple juice, coconut milk AND coconut ice cream, the Ritz-Carlton Grand …

 A home in Grand Cayman’s Vista del Mar community has sold for around $8 million, according to Cayman’s International Realty Group, which handled the transaction. The sale was a record price for a luxury single-family home in the Cayman Islands, …

 When sea temperatures rise, so-called coral bleaching can occur — that is, when corals turn pale or even white, threatening their existence. But a new project in Little Cayman in the Cayman Islands sought to explore how temperatures affect corals …

 Grand Cayman’s development boom continues, this time with help from golfing legend Arnold Palmer. The Cayman Islands’ Cabinet has approved terms for a development and concession agreement between the British Overseas Territory’s government and Ironwood Cayman on the Ironwood Village …

 A new framework By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Earlier this month, 195 countries at COP21 came together to form the Paris Agreement, a treaty to combat climate change and target actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient, and sustainable future. …

 Another Marriott changes hands By Alexander Britell Another high-profile Caribbean Marriott hotel has been sold. The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort has been purchased by Genbar Cayman Company, Ltd, in a deal arranged by CBRE Hotels. CBRE Hotels’ Christian Charre, …

 It just might be the boldest Caribbean hotel design we’ve ever seen. And it’s certainly the coolest new hotel design in years. This is TEN Arquitectos’ new design for a $250 million mixed-use luxury resort that Beach Bay Land Limited …

 Cayman Airways has debuted its new mobile boarding ramps in the Cayman Islands. The ramps mean easy deplaning in both Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. The carrier recently launched the use of the new ramps for its Boeing 737 jet …

cayman airways plane

 A new Saab 340B+ joins the fleet By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has officially christened its newest plane, a Saab 340B+ aircraft. The plane made its debut at Cayman Brac’s Charles Kirkconnell International Airport. The 34-seat plane will …