Future Margritaville Grand Cayman Beach Resort Releases Details

For all you Parrotheads out there, there's going to be a new destination for you to flock to shortly. It's going to sit on Grand Cayman's famous Seven Mile Beach, the perfect place to for a latitude adjustment. The first renderings and amenity details of the Margaritaville Grand Cayman Beach Resort were released recently. The 285-room beachfront property, set on the picturesque Seven Mile … [Read more...]

Grand Cayman: A Real Life Daydream, Part 2

The following article was written by me on behalf of Choice Hotels and I was paid to write this post. However, the opinions are entirely my own. I’m sitting here at home trying to ignore all the work and projects that need to be done. Fix the Jeep, clean the floors, organize my filing cabinet--all things that needs to be done but I keep putting them off. I’d rather be in the islands. Time … [Read more...]

A Walk Down Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach

Often times when traveling you try to pack in so many activities that you forget to stop, breath, and let relaxation wash over you. As a travel writer I'm very guilty of this. I want to do and see as much as possible in the limited amount of time I have on an island. That busy schedule comes at the expensive of relaxation. During my trip to the Westin Seven Mile Beach Resort on Grand Cayman … [Read more...]

Sipping Havana Club 15 at Rum Point Grand Cayman

I'm a pretty simple guy. Old flip flops, rugged beach bar t-shirt, and cold rum punch usually defines me. But when I have the chance to indulge I don't sky away. That's what happened on an evening sail to Rum Point during a visit to Grand Cayman. I was sitting at the Westin Seven Mile Beach Resort pool bar killing time and watching the beach scene take shape. I was counting the minutes until it … [Read more...]

Review of the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

After tossing my bags on the bed, I walked over to the patio door, pushed it open, and stepped out into a setting that was awash in relaxation. In front of me sat a small personal courtyard with soft green grass, the white sand of Seven Mile Beach, and beyond that was the glowing blue waters of the calm Caribbean. The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa on Grand Cayman wraps its … [Read more...]

The 312 Clematis Boat Drink Recipe from Bob at the Westin Grand Cayman

After one sip, you'll be knee deep in the waves of Seven Mile Beach. It's that time of day, time to soak in that cotton candy sky full of dazzling reds, purples and blues. The transition between day and night is always a special occasion and it should be celebrated--especially when watching from the beach. Your toes are buried in the soft white sand of Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman, the … [Read more...]

Grand Cayman: A Guide to Local Favorites

This is a guest post by Catherine, who runs The Squirrel Machine blog. Now that the temperatures have reached single digits in New York City, it is just about that time of year when I seek refuge and much needed relaxation in the warmer climates of Grand Cayman Island. Although, I have been vacationing in Grand Cayman for years, I have yet to grow wary of the island’s picturesque beaches and … [Read more...]

Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort Set to Undergo Major Room Renovations

Making paradise even more luxurious and comfortable may be a difficult task, but the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort is up for the challenge with its four-month renovation now in the works. The Grand Cayman resort expects the remodel project, which will focus on guest rooms, to continue until Nov. 3, 2013. During the enhancement process, the Cayman resort will stay open as usual, and … [Read more...]

Best Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in the Caribbean

This is a guest post from Angie Picardo, a writer at TravelNerd.com. If you are planning on going to the Caribbean, scuba diving and snorkeling is a must. Diving the underwater world of the Caribbean is a phenomenal way to experience the islands. Let's look at some of the more magnificent reefs and islands suited to explore the underwater world. From huge holes in the ocean floor, to massive … [Read more...]

ISLANDS Magazine Readers’ Choice: Best of the Caribbean

Let's pretend you have unlimited funds, unlimited vacation time and you want the make the Caribbean your oyster. Your goal is to do the best and see the best the islands have to offer. Well the people of ISLANDS Magazine have put together a Reader's Choice list giving you the "Best of " Caribbean. Over 17,000 seasoned Caribbean travelers weighed in on the best the islands have to offer. Best … [Read more...]

Live Underwater Webcam in the Florida Keys, Grand Cayman & BVI

Teens 4 Oceans - Bahia Honda Underwater Camera. The Goliath Grouper Project was teens4oceans first "Whale Project", a venture chartered by Kent Denver School in Denver, Colorado. For over five years, Teens4Oceans has been developing new technologies for bringing live underwater webcams to the public.  Students have participated in a number of T4O sponsored trip to various locations around the … [Read more...]