About The Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands’ unique combination of tropical climate and easy going way life, combined with its high standard of living, makes it the ideal vacation destination.

Pristine beaches, abundant marine life and a plethora of water sports entice sun seekers and divers, while the superb shopping opportunities and world-class restaurants will please even the most discerning vacationer.

The islands’ unique Caribbean culture and friendly people, however, are what make the Cayman Islands truly unique.

The Cayman Islands comprise the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, located south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica in the Caribbean Sea.

 


 

Cayman Wildlife

Cayman Islands Wildlife

Did you know… ?

  • Iguanas - Blues don’t sweat. Like dogs they pant to cool themselves.
  • Butterflies - The Cayman pygmy blue is one of the world’s smallest butterflies.
  • Anole lizards - Anoles’ tails break off if grabbed, helping them escape predators.

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National Symbols of The Cayman Islands

Cayman’s national symbols convey the varied environment and wildlife of the islands:

  • Cayman Parrot - The Grand Cayman parrot is iridescent green with a white eye ring, red cheeks, black ear patches and brilliant blue wing feathers.
  • Silver thatch palm - The tall, slender silver thatch palm was an important national resource for early settlers who used the leaves to make rope, brooms and roofs.

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