When you finally get to step away from your desk and turn your out-of-office on, the last thing you want to do is worry about actually being able to relax on vacation. So, stop the anxiety-inducing stress, book your flight and unwind, because chilling out is what we do best in Cayman. Haven’t started planning your trip, yet? Here are our top five reasons why Cayman should be your top choice for your next wellness retreat.
Relaxed living is a part of our culture. The second your flight touches down on Island, you’ll be encouraged to slow down and enjoy each moment as it comes. So, you can stop watching the clock because you’re on local island time, my friend.
Slow down and take a walk along one of our postcard worthy beaches or head to East End and watch the sunset by Lover’s Wall and fit in some ‘me time.’
You are spoiled for choice when it comes to spas in Cayman. From Tips and Toes, in the heart of George Town, to La Prairie, of the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, no matter your budget, a first-class massage or a soothing spa relaxation room is around every corner - if you know where to go!
If a spa is not your idea of self-care, pick up a book at Books and Books, grab a coffee or smoothie at Jessie’s Juice and sit on a rocking chair overlooking the Camana Bay dock for a peaceful afternoon under the sun. Pure bliss.
Maybe you need a little extra guidance on how to unwind. Don’t worry! There are tons of wellness classes taking place on a daily basis here. From yoga to cooking classes, there will be something for you to enjoy however you wish to relax.
Bliss Living and Yoga and Cayman Yoga Club both offer a wide range of daily classes including Power Vinyasa, Hot Yoga and Flow and Meditation. Feeling more adventurous? Take your savasana on to the cool waters of the Caribbean Sea with paddle board yoga by Vitamin Sea. Learn how to fuel your wellness journey with one of the hands-on cooking classes offered by Bon Vivant.
No matter what part of the island you find yourself on, you are bound to be nearby one of our pristine, white-sand beaches. Our very own Seven Mile beach has been recognized as one of the best in the world, year after year. Don’t forget to make a stop by Starfish Point to get your photo with some of their namesake residence. Just be sure to keep these beauties under the water, where they belong.
We Love Yah Like Cooked Food
Step away from the kitchen. Cayman is dubbed the culinary capital of the Caribbean for a reason. There’s such a rich restaurant scene here. If you want to enjoy some flavourful and healthy dishes, we’ve got you covered. In West Bay, you can head to Vivo for eco-friendly dishes from a menu filled with vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options. Along Seven Mile Beach you’ll find Island Naturals Café. Their entire menu is focused on highlighting the colourful flavours of natural and organic food. For all your comfort food favourites with a modern vegan twist stop by Bread and Chocolate in the heart of Cayman’s financial district, George Town.
If you want to indulge on some treats, we’ve got you covered as well. Each district has its own unique spots to visit. Head out to Tukka in East End for a taste of Australia with a Caribbean twist.
Swing by the Upstairs at Kaibo in North Side for a rich seafood menu that with leaves you feeling full and satisfied.
Keep it chill and enjoy your lunch at the bar of Czech Inn Grill, in Bodden Town. Here you will find a mixture of flavours from Prague, the Caribbean and around the globe. Tucked away in the back of the Grand Harbour Shopping Centre, in Red Bay, your will find one of Cayman’s newest restaurants, Harbour Grill, where they keep their menu unique and delicious. Ever heard of pizza topped with fries? You are welcome. It doesn’t get much better than dining on authentic Italian Cuisine while watching the sunset at Casanova by the Sea.
Along Seven Mile Beach is where you can truly dive into Cayman’s culinary scene. In the Marquee Plaza, Cimboco combines cuisine from across the Caribbean to create some truly unforgettable flavours. Located on the Crescent at Camana Bay, Pani Indian Kitchen will truly hit the spot for anyone craving Indian food. For old fashioned, American-style BBQ eats you can’t beat Lone Star Bar and Grill, a sports bar with a cool atmosphere. For good, old fashioned Cayman-style comfort food, you are going to want to head off the beaten path to Heritage Kitchen, in West Bay, or the Fish Fry in East End. So, what’s stopping you?