Caribbean Islands Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Suggestions for trip to Cayman Isl.

Jump to last reply

Hello all,
After a long absence from the fodor-land (and a couple of weeks after the arrival of our new addition to the family :) I am inquiring again and seeking more info about a trip to Cayman Islands. I had asked in the past more general questions to get an idea, but this time I think we are committed to going to CI. First, we will be 4 adults (mother/mother-in-law!, my wife and I, and our 3 kids ages 6, 3, and 5 months old by the time of travel). We chose (were actually recommended) CI because I was looking for a TCI kind of waters/beaches, but in a more 'cosmopolitan' setting. Secondly, we will be traveling the last week of June and we hope for similar to Provo weather/crystal clear waters/and clean beaches. We are...cool with temps in the 90s F. I am not sure what to 'budget' for this trip in terms of lodging, however the general idea is that we are looking to spend about $500 per night (is that too low of a price?) for all 7 of us....(impossible?). Now, we will probably be renting a minivan (if there are available on the island) thus we are open to a 'remote' villa, but we would prefer a place relatively close to the main town or bigger city or what ever part of the island can be close to the best beaches yet not far from a city with shops/downtown/etc. Safety is also very important (although I have not heard anything seriously negative about CI...) so, if a resort is a better option, please do advise. Because I am in the 'beginning' part of planning this trip, and although I do recognize that it is not too far from the actual date, I apologize in advance if I have not set my inquiry to be a clear and concise set of questions. So, if I am missing things I should be asking, please take a moment and volunteer any additional suggestions.
Thank you,
yannis

6 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 celebrating 40
  2. 2 Trip Report A U.S. citizen's tour to Cuba
  3. 3 Trip Report It's Excellent in the Exumas ~ A week on Staniel Cay (+ Atlantis)
  4. 4 Where to go in February/March
  5. 5 Anguilla Honeymoon in June
  6. 6 My First Vacation Alone & First Vacation in 13 Years
  7. 7 looking for rustic on the beach, north side
  8. 8 Please help me decide to go to Cuba!
  9. 9 Best place for two single girls in early 20s?!
  10. 10 Seeking luxury resort with private villas/pools
  11. 11 St. Thomas Frenchman's Reef Marriot Resort - Need advice
  12. 12 Which island?
  13. 13 Puerto Rico Public Transportation
  14. 14 Planning possible retirement in USVI
  15. 15 Trip Report St. Thomas is dangerous
  16. 16 Need Help..Large group, wedding?
  17. 17 St. Croix and sea grass
  18. 18 Multiple flights in Caribbean
  19. 19 Rainforest Question: Better to do a Tour or go on your own?
  20. 20 Bahamas Resort
  21. 21 Which country?
  22. 22 Seeking general advice on one-to-two-month Caribbean villa rental
  23. 23 back to TCI, for 3rd time...
  24. 24 Antigua or St Martin
  25. 25 South Beach Hotel Barbados
View next 25 » Back to the top