The three islands in the Caribbean Sea that make up the Cayman Islands include Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman. Whether you stay in a luxury hotel with a name recognized around the world, or a private bungalow just steps from the beach, the Cayman Islands have every option to suit your needs and make sure you have an unforgettable vacation.
1.The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
© The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
The Ritz-Carlton name carries weight all over the world, and Grand Cayman is no exception. This high class resort is located on Seven Mile Beach, just a short distance from the airport and attractions like Cayman Turtle Farm. Guests can relax in their elegant rooms with tasteful, comfortable furnishings, or opt to stay in a two bedroom suite or the eight thousand square foot penthouse with its oceanfront views. Guests staying at the Ritz-Carlton can also count on delicious meals and drinks from the six on site restaurants and bars, a kids program for families traveling with children, a spa for total relaxation, and events and activities like a ride on a glass-bottomed boat. And if none of that sounds appealing, there’s always the beach, which is easy accessible, with the stunning blue waters of the Caribbean only steps away.
Seven Mile Beach, KY1-1209, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-943-9000
© Caribbean Club
The Caribbean Club is a boutique hotel with suites and villas that have anywhere from one to three bedrooms for guests. Accommodations are built right at the water’s edge so guests can wake up to an incredible view and step right out of the hotel onto the soft white sands of Seven Mile Beach. At Caribbean Club, suites are upscale and beautiful, with everything guests need for a great time, but the resort also has many amazing amenities as well, such as oceanfront cabanas stocked with cushioned lounge chairs, in-room massage services, a beachfront swimming pool with a gorgeous waterfall feature, and a concierge service that makes itself available 24/7 to help guests book activities and answer questions.
871 West Bay Road West Bay, Cayman Islands, Phone: 800-941-1126
3.The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa
© The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa
Rooms at The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort and Spa are modern and luxurious, with splashes of color in shades of blue that lend them a distinct oceanic vibe. Guests can choose from a room with an island view or an ocean view, as well as rooms that sleep more people, one bedroom or two bedroom suites, or the beautiful presidential suite, which has 1500 square feet of space, a fully furnished patio overlooking the ocean, a living room area, breakfast bar, refrigerator, and dining room area, as well as two bedrooms: one with a king sized bed and one with two queen sized beds.
30620 Seven Mile Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-945-3800
4.Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
© Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
Seven Mile Beach has won many awards throughout the years for its gorgeous coral sands, blue waters, and fun atmosphere. One of its most recent and prestigious awards is the title of Best Beach in the Caribbean (from a publication called Caribbean Travel and Life Magazine). Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort is located right on Seven Mile Beach, so guest staying here can get in on all the swimming, snorkelling, paddle boarding, and sunbathing without ever even leaving the resort. Nearby is Stingray City, where visitors can get up close and personal with some incredible marine life.
389 West Bay Road Seven Mile Beach, Box 30371, KY1-1202, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-949-0088
5.Grand Cayman Beach Suites
© Grand Cayman Beach Suites
Every single suite at Grand Cayman Beach Suites comes with an unbeatable view of Seven Mile Beach and the impossible vibrant blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. Suites are airy and bright, with warm decor and balconies furnished with patio furniture where you can sit and enjoy a cup of coffee in the mornings while the sound of the waves washes over you. With their smallest suites coming in at a very spacious 600 square feet, and their largest at nearly 1500 square feet of space, guests are sure to be happy with the extensive living area, wet bar, and gorgeous marble bathrooms that can be found in every accommodation, as well as the comfy beds. Beach Suites also has a restaurant - Tillie’s - right on the beach, and a beachside bar called the Coconut Club.
6.Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa
© Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa
With balconies and floor to ceiling windows in the rooms and studios of Seafire Resort and Spa that make viewing the ocean a full-time experience, guests can make themselves right at home. Luxury rooms feature modern, bright furniture and striking, unique decor, and the resort itself is located right on the beach, with a long list of amenities for guests that includes a spa with seven treatment rooms for massages, manicures and pedicures, facials, steam rooms, and other treatments. There are also three restaurants on the premises, with options in Mediterranean food, Spanish style tapas, and Mexican cuisine, respectively. The hotel also has a grab and go snack bar where you can get sandwiches, drinks, and other snacks to take with you for your day’s adventures.
60 Tanager Way, KY1-1303, Cayman Islands, Phone: 800-546-7866
7.Coral Stone Club
© Coral Stone Club
If a traditional hotel room just doesn’t seem like enough, then Coral Stone Club might just have the answer. This resort rents out entire condos for visitors and vacationers, and each rental property has an oceanfront, beachfront view and balcony along Seven Mile Beach. But the gorgeous views aren’t all; Coral Stone Club’s condos are fully furnished and equipped for families, friends, couples, or groups to make the most of their time. A pristine saltwater infinity pool is a great place to have a soak or a swim,and facilities such as the fitness center and tennis courts ensure that guests don’t let all the delicious food and drink get them out of shape. Activities on the beach are endless too, from snorkeling and swimming to sunbathing and building sand castles.
985 Road, West Bay KY1-1300, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-945-5820
8.Silver Sands Condominiums
© Silver Sands Condominiums
At Silver Sands Condominiums, relaxing on the beach has never been easier. Silver Sands has 550 feet of private beachfront that is much less crowded than public areas or the beaches in front of larger resorts, due to its location a bit further up the beach from most of the big resort giants on Grand Cayman. This location definitely works to Silver Sands’ advantage, because it is a perfect haven for vacationers looking for a little more R&R, and a little less crowds. There are cabanas, a swimming pool with lounge chairs, and space for guests to relax in a hammock and read a book. Condos have two or three bedrooms, some of which are two stories, and come with everything guests will need for a great vacation.
2131 W Bay Rd, West Bay, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-949-3343
© The Meridian
There are 217 condos available for rent at The Meridian, but every single one of them is perfectly outfitted with modern, comfortable furnishings and tasteful decor. Each condo has hardwood floors, granite countertops, and plenty of closet space for all your belongings, and every guest at The Meridian has access to the swimming pool and patio with lounge chairs, a picnic area, and all 15 acres of beautiful green space where The Meridian is located. Right on Seven Mile Beach, The Meridian has direct beach access, and guests also gain access to The Meridian’s Clubhouse and Coffee Bar.
917 W Bay Rd, George Town, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-945-4002
© Ocean Paradise
While Seven Mile Beach is certainly exciting and famous, the north side of Grand Cayman feels like an entirely different island. Travelers looking for a more laid back, secluded accommodation option should check out Ocean Paradise, which has a white sand beach where guests can go swimming, sunbathing, or snorkeling, and is located close to attractions like Stingray City and The Rum Point. Each of the five rental homes at Ocean Paradise offer three thousand square feet of luxurious space that include three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and an excellent kitchen that is fully equipped for all its guests’ needs. Each home has great ocean views that allow guests to hear the lapping of the ocean waves from their doorstep, and access to a true ocean paradise.
1234 Rum Point Drive, Rum Point, North Side, Cayman Islands Grand Cayman KY, KY1-1006, Phone: 345-924-9249
11.Compass Point Dive Resort
© Compass Point Dive Resort
Compass Point is not located on Seven Mile Beach, or even close to amenities like the airport or nightlife, but they chose that location very carefully, and with one important goal in mind. Compass Point Dive Resort is on the very eastern tip of the island, and it is the closest accommodation to the best diving spots that Grand Cayman has to offer. Diving enthusiasts, or people looking to do some diving while they are in the Cayman Islands, should stay at Compass Point because they have everything necessary to help set up some truly epic dives. The dive center will help guests set up dives, and in between all the action there is Eagle Ray’s Bar & Grill, where guests can grab a bite to eat and chat about everything they experienced. The resort itself features 1 to 3 bedroom condos with balconies, as well as two swimming pools and a picnic area with BBQ grills.
346 Austin Conolly Drive, KY1-1801, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-640-4444
12.Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach and Resort
© Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach and Resort
They swaying palm trees that surround the swimming pool at Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach and Resort help set the scene for a tropical paradise. The resort is not located directly on the beach, but it is only steps away from the white sands of Seven Mile Beach, where guests can take advantage of the hotel’s free lounge chairs and sun umbrellas, or go snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming, or sunbathing. Guests of Comfort Suites can indulge in a complimentary breakfast each morning of assorted hot dishes, and take comfort in their suites, which are equipped with not only comfy beds but also kitchenettes.
22 Piper Way, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-945-7300
© Sunset Cove
The condominiums at Sunset Cove are spacious and beachy, and vary from one to three bedrooms, with spacious patios and balconies perfect for sipping coffee in the mornings and cocktails in the evenings. The resort is located just one hundred feet from the gorgeous waters of the Caribbean Sea and all the excitement of Seven Mile Beach, plus the distinction of having the largest swimming pool on the whole strip of beach. In the pool there is a swim-up bar that offers drinks and snacks, as well as a small, shallow wading pool for little ones. Sunset Cove is conveniently located close to a beautiful reef that is perfect for snorkeling, and also has a protected swimming area so families can feel comfortable swimming in the sea.
299 W Bay Rd, George Town, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-949-8533
14.Sunshine Suites Resort
© Sunshine Suites Resort
This four star resort offers its guests access to an exclusive stretch of Seven Mile Beach, WiFi not only at the resort but also on the beach, and a daily continental style breakfast each morning at the on site Sunshine Cafe. Boutique suites include fully equipped kitchens, sleeping accommodations for one to four people, and air conditioning. Guests at Sunshine Suites also gain all the benefits of their sister property next door, including use of the hotel amenities like the swimming pool, beach chairs, fitness center, beach yoga classes, and Hibiscus Spa.
1465 Esterly Tibbetts Hwy, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-949-3000
15.Wyndham Reef Resort
© Wyndham Reef Resort
Wyndham Reef Resort is an all-suite resort on the East End of Grand Cayman. Basic suites comes with WiFi, TVs, kitchens, and sitting rooms, while more luxurious upgraded suites offer the option of a second bedroom with four poster beds and whirlpool tubs in the bathrooms. There are three swimming pools at Wyndham Reef Resort, as well as a hot tub, tennis court, and of course, the beach, Guests can relax at the spa or try their hand at kiteboarding or paddling with White Sand Water Sports. The resort also has an in-house dive program, and the concierge is always happy to help guests arrange other activities, like a helicopter ride around the island or a visit to Blue Iguana Nature Reserve.
2221 Queens Highway, East End, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-947-3100
16.Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman
© Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman
Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman is the only resort on the North Sound, located just north of the North Sound Golf Club, making it a perfect destination for anyone who wants to hit the green on their trip. Early risers can benefit from some of the best sunrise views on the island, and throughout the day, guests can take advantage of the hotel shuttle, which travels to several destinations on the island including George Town, Seven Mile Beach, and Camana Bay. All rooms and suites have balconies or patios for enjoying the tropical air, and are well furnished to be exceptionally comfortable.
278 Crighton Drive, KY1-1206, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-949-3100
17.Morritt's Tortuga Club
© Morritt's Tortuga Club
This beautiful resort on the East End of Grand Cayman has rooms and suites that overlook the ocean and all its glittering blue beauty, or the central swimming pool, which is huge and has a small island in the center with palm trees. Guests staying at Morritt’s Tortuga Club will find a swim up cocktail bar, fun events like ice cream socials, and pool games for everyone to get in on the fun, but they also a have a second swimming pool that is much more tranquil and suited to sunbathing or reading book on a lounge chair. Accommodations range from studio apartments, 1 or 2 bedroom suites, or 2 bedroom townhouses.
2289 Queen’s Highway Colliers, East End, P.O. Box 496, Cayman Islands, KY1-1106, Phone: 800-447-0309
18.Villas of the Galleon
© Villas of the Galleon
Travelers staying at Villas of the Galleon will have the absolute pleasure of a vacation spent in a private villa on Seven Mile Beach. Villas range from one to four bedrooms and bathrooms, and there are sixty of them at the resort, all of which are equipped with kitchens, laundry machines, WiFi, and some of the most incredible views imaginable. The beach is literally just steps away when you stay at Villas of the Galleon, but for those who want to get out and explore Grand Cayman, the resort has partnered with several local businesses to offer their guests exclusive deals and savings at local shops, restaurants, and other attractions.
1158A W Bay Rd, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-945-4433
19.Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn
© Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn
Big fancy resorts are great for a lot of reasons, but there’s something about the charm and personal touches of a family run inn that just can’t be beat. Eldemire’s Tropical Island Inn is run by a family that has been on Grand Cayman Island for generations, and has been running the inn since the 1970s. Eldemire’s Tropical Island Inn is conveniently located to many of the best attractions on Grand Cayman, and the inn itself is lovely and homey, with beautiful gardens full of tropical flowers and trees, and swinging benches set in the shade that are perfect for reading a book or having a long chat with a friend. Each of the eight rooms, suites, and apartments have a bright, tropical decor theme, and come with WiFi access, cable TV, kitchens, and free coffee and tea.
18 Pebbles Way George Town Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-916-8369
20.7Mile Beach Resort & Club
© 7Mile Beach Resort & Club
The world famous Seven Mile Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in existence. At 7Mile Beach Resort and Club, visitors will have endless access to the white sands and gemstone waters of the Caribbean Sea. The resort’s other amenities include a swimming pool with a hot tub and a waterfall feature, and some lovely lush gardens of tropical palm trees and other plants. All of the condos at 7Mile Beach Resort and Club are two bedrooms, with three tvs in each suite, as well as AC and even a fan on the balconies so that guests can feel that sweet tropical breeze.
W Bay Rd Grand Cayman KY1, 1202, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-949-0332
21.Coral Sands Resort
© Coral Sands Resort
Coral Sands Resort aims to be a home away from home for its guests, fulfilling every dream of a Caribbean vacation with the sound of gentle waves lapping against the soft sands of the beach, the breeze as it rushes through the palms, and the soft sounds of Caribbean music as a backdrop to it all. The accommodations at Coral Sands Resort are spacious and fully furnished with modern, comfortable furniture and decor, and the resort is conveniently located in George Town, where it is very easy to get to nearby attractions. The spacious property also has a picnic area on the beach, a boat dock, and a sunny deck for laying out and sunbathing.
293 N Church St, George Town, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-743-5500
21 Best Cayman Islands Hotels
- The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Photo: The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
- Caribbean Club, Photo: Caribbean Club
- The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, Photo: The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa
- Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, Photo: Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
- Grand Cayman Beach Suites, Photo: Grand Cayman Beach Suites
- Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa, Photo: Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa
- Coral Stone Club, Photo: Coral Stone Club
- Silver Sands Condominiums, Photo: Silver Sands Condominiums
- The Meridian, Photo: The Meridian
- Ocean Paradise, Photo: Ocean Paradise
- Compass Point Dive Resort, Photo: Compass Point Dive Resort
- Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach and Resort, Photo: Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach and Resort
- Sunset Cove, Photo: Sunset Cove
- Sunshine Suites Resort, Photo: Sunshine Suites Resort
- Wyndham Reef Resort, Photo: Wyndham Reef Resort
- Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman, Photo: Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman
- Morritt's Tortuga Club, Photo: Morritt's Tortuga Club
- Villas of the Galleon, Photo: Villas of the Galleon
- Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn, Photo: Eldemire's Tropical Island Inn
- 7Mile Beach Resort & Club, Photo: 7Mile Beach Resort & Club
- Coral Sands Resort, Photo: Coral Sands Resort
- Cover Photo: Ronald Manera/stock.adobe.com