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					                              INDEX
See also Accommodations and Restaurant indexes, below.




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G ENERAL I NDEX                          AirTicketsDirect, 27




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                                         Air travel, 24–28
A  ARP, 45
                                         All-inclusive resorts and hotels, 57
                                         Ambassador Divers, 113




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A.A. Transportation, 33
                                         American Airlines, 25
Above and Beyond Tours, 44
                                         American Airlines Vacations, 49
Access-Able Travel Source, 44
                                         American Express
Accessible Journeys, 45
                                         MA
                                              emergency number, 188
Accommodations, 54–60. See also
                                              traveler’s checks, 39
  Accommodations Index
                                         American Express Travelers
    best
                                           Cheque Card, 39
         to get away from it all, 8–9
                                         American Foundation for the Blind
         for honeymoons and
                                           (AFB), 44
                                 D

           weddings, 8
                                         American Plan (AP), 57
         luxury hotels, 9–10
                                         Annual Batabano Carnival, 20
    Cayman Brac, 158–163
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                                         Antica Gelateria (Grand Cayman),
         guesthouse, 160
                                           101, 153–154
         major scuba-diving resorts,
                                         AP (American Plan), 49
           158–160
                                         Apartment rentals (condo rentals)
               GH




         self-catering villas and
                                              Cayman Brac, 160–163
           apartments, 160–163
                                              Grand Cayman, 71–78
    condos, villas, and cottages,
                                         Arabus Clothiers (Grand Cayman),
      54–56
                                           141
    family-friendly, 67
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                                         Area codes, 186
    Grand Cayman, 61–78
                                         Art@Government House, 18
         condos, villas, and cottages,
                                         Art galleries, Grand Cayman, 138
           71–78
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                                         Artifacts Ltd. (Grand Cayman), 146
         hotels and resorts, 62–71
                                         Association of Independent Tour
    hotels and resorts, 54
                                           Operators (AITO), 46
    landing the best room, 57–58
                                         Atlantis Adventures, 2, 114–115
    Little Cayman, 175–179
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                                         ATMs (automated teller machines),
    saving on, 56–57
                                           36–38
    seasons, 17
                                              Cayman Brac, 157
    surfing for, 59–60
                                         Aunt Sha’s Kitchen (Cayman Brac),
AFB (American Foundation for
                                           171
  the Blind), 44
                                         Australia
Air Ambulance Card, 44
                                              customs regulations, 24
Air Canada, 25
                                              green travel resources, 46
Airfares, tips for getting the best,
                                              health-related travel advice, 41
  26–28
                                              passports, 22
Airport security, 28
                                              telephone calls to and from, 51
Air show, 20
194   Avis, 32                           Boatswain’s Beach/Cayman Turtle
      Avis Rent a Car, 45                  Farm (Grand Cayman), 119–120
                                         Boat trips and tours, Grand
                                           Cayman, 109
      Balboa (wreck), 115                Bodden Town (Grand Cayman), 129
      Banana orchid, 125                 Boggy Sand Road (Grand Cayman),
      B & S Motor Ventures (Cayman         132, 134
        Brac), 156, 157                  Booby Pond (Little Cayman), 184
      Bar at Brac Reef Beach Resort      Booby Pond Visitor’s Centre
        (Cayman Brac), 171                 (Little Cayman), 184
      Batabano (Grand Cayman), 135       The Book Nook (Grand
      Batabano Carnival, 20                Cayman), 140
      Bat Cave (Cayman Brac), 169        Botanic Park, Queen Elizabeth II
      Bayside Grocery (Cayman              (Grand Cayman), 124, 131
        Brac), 170                       Boutique Cartier (Grand
      Bayside Watersports, 116             Cayman), 144
      The Beach Boutique (Grand          Brac Freeport (Cayman Brac), 170
        Cayman), 141                     Brac Reef Beach Resort (Cayman
      Beach Club Colony Hotel & Dive       Brac), 157–158
        Resort (Grand Cayman), 106           tennis courts at, 170
      Beaches, 13, 105–107               Brac Rent-a-Car (Cayman Brac), 156
          best, 3                        Brazilian Point (Grand
          Cayman Brac, 165–166             Cayman), 139
          Little Cayman, 181             Breakers (Grand Cayman), 130
      Beachwear, Grand Cayman,           Britannia Golf Club, 116
        139–140                          British Airways, 25
      Bernard K. Passman Gallery         Bucket shops (consolidators), 27
        (Grand Cayman), 143              Budget, 32
      Beyond the Horizon (Grand          Bugs and bites, 40–41
        Cayman), 142                     Burton Ebanks (caterer), 92
      Biking, 34, 48                     Burtons Taxi Service, 33
          Cayman Brac, 157               Bush, Gladwyn (Miss Lassie), 139
          Little Cayman, 174             Business hours, 186
      Bird-watching                      Bus travel, 33–34
          Grand Cayman, 117              The Butterfly Farm (Grand
          Little Cayman, 184               Cayman), 124
          Parrot Reserve (Cayman
            Brac), 168
      “Blackbeard” (Edward Teach), 136   Cable & Wireless, 52, 189
      Bloody Bay Marine Park (Little     Cabs, 33
        Cayman), 7, 181                      from the airport, 26
      Bloody Bay Wall, 8                     Cayman Brac, 156–157
      Blossom Village (Little            Café del Sol/Team Café (Grand
        Cayman), 172                       Cayman), 52, 188
      Blue Tip (Grand Cayman), 117       Calendar of events, 18–21
      The Bluff (Cayman Brac), 167       Cali (wreck), 7, 115
      Boating and boat rentals           Camana Bay, 91
          Cayman Islands Million         Cameras, 140
            Dollar Run, 19               Canada
          Easter Regatta, 19                 customs regulations, 23
          Grand Cayman, 113–114              green travel resources, 46
                                             health-related travel advice, 41
    passports, 22                      Cayman Department of                195
    traveling to the Cayman Islands      Tourism, 190
      from, 25                         Cayman Drug (Grand Cayman), 186
    visitor information in, 190        Caymanian Compass, 147, 188
Captain Bryan’s, 113                   Cayman International School, 91
Captain Crosby’s Watersports, 113      Cayman Islands Department of
Captain Keith Tibbetts (wreck),          Tourism, 110, 190
  6–8, 166                             Cayman Islands Dollar, 34–36
Captain Marvin’s Watersports,          Cayman Islands Government, 190
  111, 113                             Cayman Islands International
Carbon offsetting, 47, 48–49             Aviation Week, 20
Carnival, Batabano, 20                 Cayman Islands Jazz Fest, 21
Carnival Cruise Lines, 29–30           Cayman Islands Million Dollar
Car rentals, 32                          Run, 19
    Cayman Brac, 156                   Cayman Islands National Museum
    Little Cayman, 173                   (Grand Cayman), 120, 122
Car travel, 31–33                      The Cayman Islands Orchid
    driving tours, Grand Cayman          Show, 19
         George Town, 126–131          Cayman Islands Pirates Week, 20
         West Bay, 132–135             Cayman Islands Sailing Club, 114
Cash machines (cashpoints), 37–38      Cayman Islands Tennis Club (Grand
Cayfest (The National Festival of        Cayman), 118
  the Arts), 19                        Cayman Islands Travelers’ Road &
Cayman Aggressor IV, 113                 Dive Map, 190
Cayman Airways, 25, 156, 173           Cayman Kai Beach Resort (Grand
Cayman Auto Rentals, 32                  Cayman), 107
Cayman Brac, 3, 155–171                Cayman National Bank
    accommodations, 158–163                Cayman Brac, 157
         guesthouse, 160                   Little Cayman, 174
         major scuba-diving resorts,   Cayman Net News, 189
           158–160                     Cayman Sea Salt, 144
         self-catering villas and      The Cayman Trench, 12
           apartments, 160–163         Cayman Turtle Farm (Grand
    banks, 157                           Cayman), 2, 119–120, 134
    beaches, 165–166                   Cayman Villas, 55–56
    brief description of, 16           Cayman Weddings, 59
    getting around, 156–157            Cayman Windsurfing, 115
    nightlife, 170–171                 Celebrations, 59
    outdoor activities, 166–170        Celebrity Cruises, 30
    restaurants, 163–165               Cellphones, 51–52
    shopping, 170                      Cemetery Beach, 7
    traveling to, 156                  Cemetery Reef (Grand
    visitor information, 156             Cayman), 107
Cayman Brac Clinic, 157                Centers for Disease Control and
Cayman Brac Museum, 166                  Prevention, 42
Cayman Brac Post Office, 158           Cheapflights.com, 26
Cayman Brac Tourist Office, 156        Chief Secretary’s Office, 58
Cayman Cab Team, 135                   Cigars, Cuban, 140
Cayman Camera Ltd. (Grand              CITA Wet Fest, 20
  Cayman), 140                         Climate, 17–18
Cayman Cycle Rentals, 34               Colombian Emeralds International
                                         (Grand Cayman), 144
196   Columbus, Christopher, 12            Directory assistance, 51
      Conch, 79–80                         Disabilities, travelers with, 44–45
      Conch Club Divers (Little            Divers Alert Network, 42
        Cayman), 182                       Divers World Ltd. of Cayman
      Condo rentals (apartment rentals)      (Grand Cayman), 141
          Cayman Brac, 160–163             Divetech, 109–110
          Grand Cayman, 71–78              Diving, 1, 105
      Connection kit, 53                       best sites for, 3, 6
      Consolidators (bucket shops), 27         Cayman Brac, 166–167
      Continental Airlines, 25                      resorts, 158
      Continental Airlines Vacations, 49       Grand Cayman, 107–113
      Continental Plan (CP), 57                     gear, 141
      Convert, HMS, 108                        International Scuba Diving Hall
      Coral Isle Club (Cayman Brac), 171         of Fame, 19
      Costa Cruises, 30–31                     safety and security, 42
      Cottages, 54–55                          seasons, 18
          Grand Cayman, 71–78              Dolphin Discovery Grand Cayman,
      Crafts, Grand Cayman, 143              122
      Credit cards, 38                     Don Foster’s Dive, 111
          frequent-flier, 27               Drinking laws, 186
      Crime, 42                            Driving tours
      The Cruise Company, 29                   George Town (Grand Cayman),
      Cruise ships and lines, 28–31              126–131
      Cruises Inc., 29                         West Bay (Grand Cayman),
      CruisesOnly, 29                            132–135
      Cuban products, Grand                Drugstores (pharmacies)
        Cayman, 140                            Cayman Brac, 158
      Currency and currency exchange,          Grand Cayman, 186
        34–36                                  Little Cayman, 174
      Customs and Border Protection
        (CBP), 23
      Customs regulations, 22–24           Earthfoot’s Ecotours, 47–48
                                           Easter Regatta, 19
                                           Ecotours, 47–48
      D&M (Cayman Brac), 157               Eden Rock Diving Center, 3, 6, 110
      Delta Air Lines, 25                  Electricity, 186
      Delta Vacations, 49                  Elite Transportation, 33
      Dentists, Cayman Brac, 157           Elmslie Memorial Church (George
      Departure tax, 21                      Town), 120
      Destination Cayman, 190              Elo’s Taxi (Cayman Brac), 157
      Devil’s Grotto, 7                    E-mail access, 52–53
      Digicel, 52                          Emergencies
      Dining, 13. See also Restaurants          Cayman Brac, 157
        Index                                   Grand Cayman, 186
          best, 10–11                           Little Cayman, 174
          Cayman Brac, 163–165             Emerging Horizons (magazine), 45
          Grand Cayman, 79–104             Environmentally Friendly
               by cuisine, 81–83             Hotels, 47
               family-friendly, 90         Escorted tours, 51
               menu items, 79–81           Etiquette and customs, 187
          Little Cayman, 179–180           European Plan (EP), 57
          Taste of Cayman, 20              Expedia, 26
                                      Grand Canyon (White Stroke
Faith Hospital (Cayman Brac),           Canyon or 3-Bs Wall, Grand
                                                                              197
  157, 174                              Cayman), 6
Families with children, 45            Grand Cayman
    accommodations, 67                    accommodations, 61–78
    restaurants, 90                           condos, villas, and cottages,
Festivals and special events, 18–21              71–78
Fishing, 2                                    hotels and resorts, 62–71
    Cayman Brac, 167                      average temperature and
    Grand Cayman, 116                       rainfall in, 18
    Little Cayman, 182–183                brief description of, 16
Fitness centers, Grand                    nightlife, 147–154
  Cayman, 118                                 bar/restaurant combos,
Fitness Connection (Grand                        149–150
  Cayman), 118                                bars, 150–151
Flights.com, 27                               club scene, 147–148
Flights International, 27                     pool hall bars, 153
FlyerTalk, 28                                 pubs, 151–152
Flying Wheels Travel, 45                  organized tours, 135–136
Flying with Disability, 45                restaurants, 79–104
Fort George (George Town), 120                by cuisine, 81–83
Foster’s Food Fair (Grand                     family-friendly, 90
  Cayman), 141                                menu items, 79–81
Fosters Food Fair Pharmacy                shopping, 137–146
  (Grand Cayman), 186                 Grandma Julia’s Beach (Grand
Four D’s Car Rental (Cayman             Cayman), 134
  Brac), 156                          Great Cave (Cayman Brac), 169
Frank Sound (Grand Cayman), 130       “Green” Hotels Association, 47
Frequent-flier clubs, 27              Green Living (magazine), 46
Frequent-flier credit cards, 27       Green travel, 46–49
Frequent-stay programs, 57            GSM (Global System for Mobile
Frommers.com, 48                        Communications), 51
Frommer’s favorite experiences,       Gun Bay, 108
  1–3                                 Gun Square (Bodden Town), 129
                                      Guy Harvey’s Gallery & Shoppe
                                        (Grand Cayman), 143
Galleria Plaza (Grand Cayman),        Gyms, Grand Cayman, 118
  145–146
Gasoline, 187
Gas stations, 33
Gay.com Travel, 44
                                      Handicrafts, Grand Cayman, 143
                                      Harbour Place (Grand
Gays and lesbians, 43–44                Cayman), 145
George Town (Grand Cayman), 120       Hard Rock Cafe, 53
     driving tour, 126–131            Harley Davidson of Grand
George Town Hospital (Grand             Cayman, 142
  Cayman), 187                        The Harquail Theatre (Grand
Getting Married in the Cayman           Cayman), 154
  Islands (brochure), 58              Hartford Holidays Travel, 29
Gifts and souvenirs, Grand            Health concerns, 40–42
  Cayman, 141–142                     Health insurance, 41
Global ATM Alliance, 38               Hell (Grand Cayman), 123, 134
Golf, Grand Cayman, 116–117
198   The Heritage Crafts Shop (Grand          Hotels.com, 59
        Cayman), 143                           HotelShark.com, 60
      Hertz, 32                                Hurricane season, 18
      Hideaways Aficionado, 56                 Hutland (Grand Cayman), 131
      High season, 17
      Hiking
          Cayman Brac, 167–168                 IAMAT (International Association
          Mastic Trail (Grand Cayman),           for Medical Assistance to
            124–126                              Travellers), 42
      Hobbies and Books (Grand                 Ice cream, Grand Cayman, 101,
        Cayman), 146                             153–154
      Holidays, 187                            IGLTA (International Gay and
      Holiday Taxi, 135                          Lesbian Travel Association),
      Holland America Line, 31                   43–44
      Honey Suckle Trail Rides (Grand          Indepth Watersports (Cayman
        Cayman), 118                             Brac), 167
      Horse Back in Paradise with Nicki        Indoor activities for inclement
        (Grand Cayman), 117                      weather, 118
      Horseback riding, Grand Cayman,          Inside Flyer, 28
        117–118                                Insurance, 187
      Hospitals and clinics                    International Association for
          Cayman Brac, 157                       Medical Assistance to
          Grand Cayman, 187                      Travellers (IAMAT), 42
          Little Cayman, 174                   International Gay and Lesbian
      Hotel Association of Canada, 47            Travel Association (IGLTA), 43–44
      HotelChatter, 60                         International Scuba Diving Hall
      Hotels and resorts, 54–60. See also        of Fame, 19
        Accommodations Index                   International Society of Travel
          best                                   Medicine, 42
               to get away from it all, 8–9    Internet access, 52–53, 188
               for honeymoons and                   Cayman Brac, 157
                 weddings, 8                        Little Cayman, 174
               luxury hotels, 9–10             InTouch USA, 52
          Cayman Brac, 158–163                 Ireland, passports, 22
               guesthouse, 160
               major scuba-diving resorts,
                 158–160                       Japanese Gardens, 6
               self-catering villas and        Jazz Fest, Cayman Islands, 21
                 apartments, 160–163           Jewelry, Grand Cayman, 143–144
          condos, villas, and cottages,        Jose’s Service Center, 33
            54–56                              Julie’s Wall, 6
          family-friendly, 67                  Just-A-Vacation Inc., 50
          Grand Cayman, 61–78
               condos, villas, and cottages,
                 71–78                         Kayak.com, 27
               hotels and resorts, 62–71       Kayaking, Little Cayman, 183
          hotels and resorts, 54               Kelly Cruises, 29
          landing the best room, 57–58         Kennedy Gallery (Grand
          Little Cayman, 175–179                 Cayman), 139
          saving on, 56–57                     Kirk Freeport (Cayman Brac), 170
          seasons, 17                          Kirk Freeport Plaza (Grand
          surfing for, 59–60                     Cayman), 145
                                             Grand Cayman, 61–78
La Casa del Habano (Grand                         condos, villas, and cottages,
                                                                                  199
  Cayman), 140                                      71–78
La Esperanza (Cayman Brac), 171                   hotels and resorts, 62–71
Language, 188                                hotels and resorts, 54
La Perfumerie I and II (Grand                landing the best room, 57–58
  Cayman), 145                               Little Cayman, 175–179
Lastminute.com, 27                           saving on, 56–57
Latitude 19 (Grand Cayman), 140              seasons, 17
LCB Tours (Little Cayman), 183, 184          surfing for, 59–60
Leeward, ban of the, 43                  Long, Charles, 138
Legal aid, 188                           Lost and found, 188
The Lighthouse Trail (Cayman
  Brac), 168
Lime, 52
Limo buses, 33
                                         Mail, 188
                                         Mann Travel and Cruises, 29
Lingerie, Grand Cayman, 145
                                         MAP (Modified American Plan), 49
Little Cayman, 2, 172–185
                                         Mardi Gras Festival, Little
     accommodations, 175–179
                                           Cayman, 19
     beaches, 181
                                         Marriages, 58–59
     brief description of, 16–17
                                         MasterCard
     exploring, 184
                                             emergency number, 188
     getting around, 173–174
                                             traveler’s checks, 39
     nightlife, 185
                                         Mastic Trail (Grand Cayman), 1,
     restaurants, 179–180
                                           124–126, 131
     shopping, 185
                                         The Maze, 6
     traveling to, 173
                                         McCurley’s Tours, 33
     visitor information, 173
                                         McLaughlin Enterprises (Little
Little Cayman Beach Resort
                                           Cayman), 173–174
     bus tours, 184
                                         Meagre Bay Pond (Grand
     kayaking, 183
                                           Cayman), 130
     tennis courts at, 183
                                         Meal plans, 57
Little Cayman Clinic, 174
                                         Medical insurance, 41
Little Cayman Mardi Gras
                                         Medical requirements for entry, 24
  Festival, 19
                                         MedjetAssist, 41
Little Cayman Museum, 184
                                         Mission House (Bodden Town), 129
Little Cayman Post Office, 174
                                         Miss Lassie (Gladwyn Bush), 139
Lodgings, 54–60. See also
                                         Mitzi’s Fine Jewelry (Grand
  Accommodations Index
                                           Cayman), 144
     best
                                         Mobility-Advisor.com, 45
          to get away from it all, 8–9
                                         Modified American Plan (MAP), 57
          for honeymoons and
                                         Money and costs, 34–39, 61
            weddings, 8
                                         MossRehab, 44
          luxury hotels, 9–10
     Cayman Brac, 158–163
          guesthouse, 160
          major scuba-diving resorts,
                                         National Festival of the Arts, The
                                          (Cayfest), 19
            158–160
                                         National Gallery of the Cayman
          self-catering villas and
                                          Islands (Grand Cayman), 126
            apartments, 160–163
                                         National Passport Information
     condos, villas, and cottages,
                                          Center, 22
       54–56
     family-friendly, 67
200   Nature Spa Health & Beauty (Little    Pedro St. James National Historic
        Cayman), 185                          Site (Grand Cayman), 123, 129
      Nautilus (semi-submarine), 115        Perfumes, Grand Cayman, 145
      New Caymanian, 188                    Peter’s Cave (Cayman Brac), 168
      Newspapers and magazines,             Petrol, 187
        188–189                             Pharmacies (drugstores)
      New Zealand                               Cayman Brac, 158
          customs regulations, 24               Grand Cayman, 186
          passports, 22                         Little Cayman, 174
          telephone calls to and from, 51   Pirates, 136
      Nightlife                             Pirate’s Grotto (Grand
          Cayman Brac, 170–171                Cayman), 143
          Grand Cayman, 147–154             Planning your trip, 12–60
               bar/restaurant combos,           accommodations, 54–60
                 149–150                        entry requirements, 21–24
               bars, 150–151                    getting around, 31–34
               club scene, 147–148              health concerns, 40–42
               pool hall bars, 153              money and costs, 34–39
               pubs, 151–152                    packages for the independent
          Little Cayman, 185                      traveler, 49–51
      North Sound Club (Grand                   safety concerns, 42–43
        Cayman), 116                            specialized travel resources,
      Northwest Airlines, 25                      43–45
      Now, Voyager, 44                          telephones and cellphones,
                                                  51–52
                                                traveling to the Cayman Islands,
      O  cean Frontiers Reef Resort, 110          24–31
      Off season, 17                            when to go, 17–18
      Off the Wall Divers, 111              Point of Sand (Little Cayman),
      Oh Boy Charters, 110–111                3, 181
      Olivia Cruises & Resorts, 44          Police, 189
      Opodo, 27                             Post office
      Orbitz, 26                                Cayman Brac, 158
      Orchid Show, Cayman Islands, 19           Grand Cayman, 188
      Outdoor activities (other than            Little Cayman, 174
        watersports), Grand Cayman,         Prescription medications, 40
        116–118                             Priceline.com, 27
      Outfitters, Grand Cayman,             Prospect (Grand Cayman), 126, 128
        109–111, 113                        Pure Art (Grand Cayman), 142
      Owen Island (off Little
        Cayman), 3, 181
      Owen Roberts International            Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park
        Airport, 24–25, 53                   (Grand Cayman), 124, 131
                                            Queen’s Birthday, 20
                                            Queen’s Court Shopping Centre
      P  ackage deals, 49–50                 (Grand Cayman), 146
      Panton Square (George Town), 120      Quikbook, 59
      Paradise Divers (Little
        Cayman), 182
      Parrot Reserve (Cayman Brac), 168     Rainfall, average, 18
      Passports, 21–22                      Rainy season, 18
                                            Reality Tours, 135
Rebecca’s Cave (Cayman Brac), 168     Sea salt, Grand Cayman, 144           201
Red Sail Sports, 108–109              Seasons, 17
Reef Divers                           Sea turtles
    Cayman Brac, 167                      Cayman Turtle Farm (Grand
    Little Cayman, 182                      Cayman), 2, 119–120, 134
Reef Photo & Video Centre                 on menus, 79
  (Little Cayman), 185                Seaworld Explorer semi-submarine,
Remembrance Day, 21                     114–115
Responsible Travel, 46                Security Checkpoint Wait Times, 28
Restaurants, 13. See also             Seniors, 45
  Restaurants Index                   Seven Mile Beach (Grand Cayman),
    best, 10–11                         2, 3, 7, 106, 132
    Cayman Brac, 163–165              Seven Mile Watersports, 111
    Grand Cayman, 79–104              Sharon’s Hair Clinic (Cayman
         by cuisine, 81–83              Brac), 170
         family-friendly, 90          Shellections (Grand Cayman), 142
         menu items, 79–81            Shipping your luggage, 26
    Little Cayman, 179–180            Shopping
    Taste of Cayman, 20                   Cayman Brac, 170
Roadpost, 52                              Grand Cayman, 137–146
Rum, 98                                   Little Cayman, 185
Rum and liqueurs, Grand               Shopping malls, Grand
  Cayman, 145                           Cayman, 145
Rum Company (Grand                    Sibley, Joanne, 138
  Cayman), 145                        SideStep.com, 27
Rum Point (Grand Cayman), 3,          Sights and attractions, Grand
  107, 131                              Cayman, 119–136
                                          top four, 119–124
                                      Silver Thatch Excursions, 136
S afety concerns, 42–43               Silver thatch palm, 125
Sam McCoy’s Diving & Fishing          SkyCap International, 26
  Lodge (Little Cayman), 185          Skype, 52
SATH (Society for Accessible Travel   SmarterTravel.com, 27
  & Hospitality), 44                  Smith Cove (Grand Cayman), 126
Savannah (Grand Cayman), 128–129      Smith Cove Public Beach
Savannah Texaco (Grand                  (Grand Cayman), 107
  Cayman), 33                         Smoking, 189
Scooter rentals                       Snapper Hole, 6
    Cayman Brac, 157                  Snorkeling, 2
    Grand Cayman, 34                      best sites for, 7
Scuba diving, 1, 105                      Grand Cayman, 107–113, 126
    best sites for, 3, 6                       gear, 141
    Cayman Brac, 166–167              Society for Accessible Travel &
        resorts, 158                    Hospitality (SATH), 44
    Grand Cayman, 107–113             Southern Cross Club (Little
        gear, 141                       Cayman), 182, 185
    International Scuba Diving Hall   Special events and festivals, 18–21
      of Fame, 19                     Speed limit, 32–33
    safety and security, 42           Spelunking, Cayman Brac, 168–169
    seasons, 18                       Sports and outdoor activities,
Seamen’s Memorial (George               Grand Cayman, 116–118
  Town), 120
202   Sports Express, 26                  Tours
      Spotts (Grand Cayman), 128              Cayman Brac, 167
      Stamps, Grand Cayman, 146               Grand Cayman, 135–136
      STA Travel, 27                      TourScan Inc., 50
      Stevenson, Robert Louis, 136        Toys, Grand Cayman, 146
      Stingray City (Grand                Transportation, Cayman Brac,
        Cayman), 112                        156–157
      Stingrays, 1, 112                   Travelaxe, 59
      Submarine rides, Grand Cayman,      Traveler’s checks, 39
        114–115                           Travel Health Online, 42
      Submarine dives, 114–115            Traveling to the Cayman Islands
      Sun exposure, 40                        by cruise ship, 28–31
      Sunset sails, 109                       by plane, 24–28
      Sustainable tourism, 46–49          Travelocity, 26
      Sustainable Travel                  Travelsupermarket, 26
        International, 46                 Tread Lightly, 47
      SustainLane, 47                     Treasure Chest (Cayman Brac), 170
                                          Treasure Island (Stevenson), 136
                                          TripAdvisor.com, 60
      T  arpon Alley, 6                   Tropicana Tours, 135–136
      Taste of Cayman, 20                 Turtles, sea
      Taxes, 189                              Cayman Turtle Farm (Grand
          departure, 21                         Cayman), 2, 119–120, 134
      Taxis, 33                               on menus, 79
          from the airport, 26
          Cayman Brac, 156–157
      Taxi tours, Grand Cayman, 135       United Kingdom
      TDMA (Time Division Multiple           customs regulations, 23–24
        Access), 51                          green travel resources, 46
      Teach, Edward (“Blackbeard”), 136      health-related travel advice, 41
      Telephones, 51–52, 189                 passports, 22
      Temperature, average, 18               telephone calls to and from, 51
      Tennis                                 traveling to the Cayman Islands
          Cayman Brac, 170                      from, 25–26
          Grand Cayman, 118                  visitor information in, 190
          Little Cayman, 183              United States
      10 Sails, Wreck of the, 108, 129       customs regulations, 23, 138
      Texas 7-Mile Beach Star Mart, 33       health-related travel advice, 41
      Thirsty Surfer, 52                     passports, 21, 22, 42–43
      Thrifty, 32                            telephone calls to and from, 51
      Time zone, 189                         traveling to the Cayman Islands
      Tipping, 189                              from, 25
      Toilets, 189                           visitor information in, 190
      Top Drawer (Grand Cayman), 145      US Airways, 25
      Tortuga Divers, 111
      Tortuga Rum Cake Factory
        (Grand Cayman), 134               Vacation rentals, 54–56. See also
      Tourism Concern, 46                   Apartment rentals; Villa rentals
      Tourism For All, 45                 Village of Breakers (Grand
      Tourist information, 190              Cayman), 130
          Cayman Brac, 156                Village of Prospect (Grand
          Little Cayman, 173                Cayman), 126, 128
Village of Savannah (Grand            Windsurfing, Grand Cayman,            203
  Cayman), 128–129                     107, 115
Village of Spotts (Grand              World Gym (Grand Cayman), 118
  Cayman), 128
Village Square (Little Cayman), 185
Villa rentals, 54–56                  ACCOMMODATIONS
     Cayman Brac, 160–163             Almond Beach Hideaways (Cayman
     Grand Cayman, 71–78                 Brac), 160–161
Villas of Distinction (Grand          The Anchorage (Grand Cayman),
  Cayman), 56                            77–78
Villas Pappagallo (Grand Cayman),     Aqua Bay Club (Grand Cayman),
  134–135                                73–74
Visa                                  The Avalon Condominiums (Grand
     emergency number, 188               Cayman), 71–72
     traveler’s checks, 39            Beach Club Colony Hotel & Dive
Visas, 22                                Resort (Grand Cayman), 66
Visitor information, 190              The Beachcomber (Grand
     Cayman Brac, 156                    Cayman), 72
     Little Cayman, 173               Beacon Harbor (Cayman Brac), 161
Voice over Internet protocol          Brac Caribbean Beach Village
  (VoIP), 52                             (Cayman Brac), 158
Volunteer International, 47           Brac Reef Beach Resort (Cayman
Vonage, 52                               Brac), 158, 160
                                      Carib Sands Beach Resort (Cayman
                                         Brac), 161
War Memorial (George                  Cayman Breakers Condominiums
 Town), 120                              (Cayman Brac), 162
Water, drinking, 190–191              Cayman Cottage (Cayman Brac),
    Cayman Brac, 158                     162
    Little Cayman, 174                Christopher Columbus (Grand
Watersports. See also specific           Cayman), 78
 sports                               The Club at Little Cayman, 175
    CITA Wet Fest, 20                 Cobalt Coast Resort and Suites
Watler Family Cemetery (Grand            (Grand Cayman), 67–68
 Cayman), 128                         The Colonial Club (Grand Cayman),
Weather, 17–18                           72–73
Websites, 53                          Comfort Suites (Grand Cayman), 68
Weddings, 58–59                       Conch Club Condominiums (Little
West Bay (Grand Cayman), driving         Cayman), 175
 tours, 132–135                       The Discovery Point Club (Grand
West Bay Beach (Grand Cayman).           Cayman), 67, 74
 See Seven Mile Beach                 Eldemire’s Tropical Island Dive Inn
West End Point Overlook (Cayman          (Grand Cayman), 71
 Brac), 168                           Grand Cayman Beach Suites, 62
Westerly Ponds (Cayman Brac), 168     The Grand Caymanian Resort, 67,
Western Union, 188                       68–69
West Shore Shopping Centre            Grand Cayman Marriott Beach
 (Grand Cayman), 146                     Resort, 66
Whale and Dolphin Conservation        Island Pine Villas (Grand
 Society, 47                             Cayman), 78
What’s Hot, 189                       Lacovia Condominiums (Grand
Wi-Fi access, 53                         Cayman), 74–75
204   La Esperanza (Cayman Brac),          Birds of Paradise (Little
        162–163                              Cayman), 179
      Lighthouse Point (Grand              The Brasserie (Grand Cayman), 83
        Cayman), 73                        Breezes by the Bay (Grand
      Little Cayman Beach Resort, 176        Cayman), 94
      Little Cayman Cottage, 176           The Brick House (Grand Cayman),
      London House (Grand Cayman), 75        94–95
      Morritt’s Tortuga Club and Grand     Britannia Restaurant (Grand
        Resort (Grand Cayman), 75            Cayman), 116
      Paradise Villas Resort (Little       Cafe Mediterraneo (Grand
        Cayman), 178                         Cayman), 90, 95
      Pirates Point Resort, Ltd. (Little   Calypso Grill (Grand Cayman),
        Cayman), 176, 178                    83–84
      The Reef Resort (Grand               Captain’s Table (Cayman Brac), 164
        Cayman), 76                        Casanova’s (Grand Cayman), 84
      The Retreat at Rum Point (Grand      Chicken! Chicken! (Grand Cayman),
        Cayman), 76–77                       90, 100
      The Ritz-Carlton (Grand Cayman),     Cimboco Caribbean Cafe (Grand
        62, 64                               Cayman), 100
      Rocky Shore Villas (Grand            Corita’s Copper Kettle (Grand
        Cayman), 71                          Cayman), 100–101
      Sam McCoy’s Diving & Fishing         The Cracked Conch/Macabuca
        Lodge (Little Cayman), 178–179       Oceanside Tiki Bar & Grill (Grand
      Shangri-La B&B (Grand                  Cayman), 84, 86
        Cayman), 69                        Deckers Grille & Lounge (Grand
      Silver Sands Condominiums              Cayman), 95–96
        (Grand Cayman), 67, 77             Edoardo’s (Grand Cayman), 96
      Southern Cross Club (Little          Full of Beans (Grand Cayman),
        Cayman), 179                         96–97
      Southern Cruz (Cayman Brac), 163     Gateway of India (Grand
      Sunset House (Grand Cayman),           Cayman), 97
        69–70                              Grand Old House (Grand
      Sunshine Suites Resort (Grand          Cayman), 86
        Cayman), 70                        Hard Rock Cafe Cayman Islands
      Turtle Nest Inn (Grand Cayman), 70     (Grand Cayman), 101
      Villas of the Galleon (Grand         Harry’s Caribbean Bar & Grill
        Cayman), 67, 77                      (Grand Cayman), 101–102
      Walton’s Mango Manor (Cayman         Hemingway’s (Grand Cayman),
        Brac), 160                           87–88
      The Westin Casuarina Resort & Spa    The Hungry Iguana (Little
        (Grand Cayman), 64                   Cayman), 180
                                           Icoa Cafe (Grand Cayman), 102
                                           Kaibo Beach Bar & Grill (Grand
      R ESTAURANTS                           Cayman), 88
      Al la Kebab (Grand Cayman), 99       La Esperanza Restaurant (Cayman
      AquaBeach Restaurant & Bar             Brac), 164–165
        (Grand Cayman), 93                 The Lighthouse Restaurant at
      Aunt Sha’s Kitchen (Cayman             Breakers (Grand Cayman),
        Brac), 164                           88, 130
      Bacchus Restaurant and Wine Bar      Lobster Pot (Grand Cayman), 88, 90
        (Grand Cayman), 94                 Mezza (Grand Cayman), 102
      Biggie’s (Cayman Brac), 163–164      Neptune’s (Grand Cayman), 90
Over the Edge (Grand Cayman), 97   Seaharvest Restaurant (Grand       205
Pirates Point Resort Restaurant      Cayman), 102–103
  (Little Cayman), 180             Seymour’s Jerk Centre (Grand
Portofino Wreckview Restaurant       Cayman), 103
  (Grand Cayman), 90–91            Thai Orchid (Grand Cayman), 99
Rackham’s Pub & Restaurant         Triple Crown (Grand Cayman), 103
  (Grand Cayman), 98               Tropical Delight Restaurant
The Reef Grill at Royal Palms        (Cayman Brac), 165
  (Grand Cayman), 91–92            Vivine’s Kitchen (Grand Cayman),
Ristorante Pappagallo (Grand         103–104
  Cayman), 92                      The Wharf (Grand Cayman), 92–93
Ristorante Ragazzi (Grand          Wreck Bar & Grill (Grand
  Cayman), 98–99                     Cayman), 131
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