Caribbean Islands Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Tips for Grand Cayman with 8 yr old children

Jump to last reply

Hi all,
We had a change of plans and instead of going to Hawaii, we changed destination and I booked a room/with kitchen at the Reef resort in Grand Cayman for next week.
I have never been to Grand Cayman, and I would like to know if anyone has any recommendations about things to do with 8 year old twins. We will be there for 4 days.
The kids can swim, although they are not very strong swimmers (I will be bringing life vests for them to use).
Are there places where it is safe for children to snorkel that are close to the beach, or where the water is not too deep?
What is your opinion on the visit to Stingray city? what is the best time to go? Any tour companies you recommend?
Is it worth it for the kids to bring their body boards? Or is the water mostly calm?
What other activities would you recommend?

I have heard that Grand Cayman is very expensive, so we are planning on cooking our meals, to be able to save some money. Are there any supermarkets that you recommend for fresh meat/fish and vegetables? Is there local produce or fruits, and if yes, were are they sold? Should I bring some food items from home? (Canned tuna, chips, cerelas, etc?) is this allowed by customs?

Thank you very much for you help in our last minute adventure to Grand Cayman!

Alexandra

5 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Introducing MeganM
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 24, 15 at 03:23 PM
  • Writers Needed for Japan
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Mar 26, 15 at 02:38 PM
View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 Where to stay with teens on Turks and Caicos
  2. 2 Girls Week (late 20s) Recommendation
  3. 3 Trip Report So Green, So French, Beautiful Martinique
  4. 4 Spring Break 2016 --- Is the Caribbean for us?
  5. 5 Trip Report just be careful
  6. 6 Restaurants in Aruba
  7. 7 Seek Advice on 9 days in Samana and possibly Cabarete
  8. 8 Snorkeling
  9. 9 Barbados or St. Lucia in late August
  10. 10 Best way to get to Martinique?
  11. 11 What is the best Caribbean island for white sandy beaches
  12. 12 Young couple planning June/July trip to Caribbean..where should we go!?
  13. 13 shore excursions
  14. 14 New EasyBreathe Snorkel Mask
  15. 15 Bahamas girls trip
  16. 16 Trip Report ST Thomas trip report with kids at Frenchman Reef and Morningstar
  17. 17 Safe for Family
  18. 18 Honeymoon with beaches plus hiking
  19. 19 Curacao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino
  20. 20 Turtle Beach, Barbados
  21. 21 We've done it - we've bought our flights to Cuba. Now the planning begins!
  22. 22 Curacao vs Barbados
  23. 23 Honeymoon Destination
  24. 24 Trip Report Solo backpacking in Cuba
  25. 25 10 days in Cuba - HELP
View next 25 » Back to the top