Cayman Islands Journals

Cayman Wedding

An October 2003 trip to Cayman Islands by lvohra

blowholes Photo, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands More Photos
Quote: An amazing wedding on the most beautiful beach.

Cayman Wedding

Overview

cake Photo, Cayman Islands, Caribbean
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Scuba, snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, swimming, the turtle farm, and all the rum cake you can eat! Or do nothing except sleep in a hammock or snooze on the beach.

Quick Tips:

Bring a hat, sunscreen, more than one swim suit, and extra . Flowers for very expenisve for weddings. You can arrange everything ahead of time online, or do it once you get there, it only takes about half a day.

Best Way To Get Around:

Rent a car, Andy's car rental has a RCI discount. They've got vans for 11 to convertibles for two.

Morritts

Best Of IgoUgo

Hotel

pool Photo, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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Best Things Nearby:Sand, sun, and water!Best Things About the Resort:Staff, clean, quiet!Resort Experience:Home away from home -- you won't want to leave. The pool melts in to the ocean, which melts in to the sky! Five pools and a beach -- what more could you want on vacation? There is a full size bed in the bedroom, and a pullout couch in the living room. There is a full kitchen, but no dishwasher. The rooms are changed and cleaned daily, by an amazing staff. There is a gym and spa as well. The resort offers VCR rentals, but there are no stereo systems. There is no in room jacuzzi, but lots of hot tubs at the five pools. Each room has a ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 7, 2003

Grand Old House

Restaurant

Grand Old House Photo, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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We couldn't have asked for anything more for our wedding dinner. The outside gazeboo felt like we were right on the beach. The staff were accommodating to diet restrictions and everyone was full, but there was still room for dessert! AMAZING! Our best dinner ever. Martain was our waiter. Dinner is about $100 US per person, there is a multitude of menu options, and if you ask for anything, the staff will get it for you.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 7, 2003

Grand Old House
South Church Street
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
+345-949-9333

Ocean Frontiers

Attraction

Ocean Frontiers Photo, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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Ocean Frontiers was an amazing place to go diving for our group of nine first-time divers. My husband is now addicted and EVEN WENT DIVING THE MORNING OF OUR WEDDING! Ocean Frontiers has a van that will pick you up and bring you back. The young staff is experienced, friendly, patient, and VERY welcoming. The facilities are well kept and everyone makes you feel very comfortable. I was very nervous, but the staff went above and beyond during our pool free trial and at the facilites. I really can't say enough about this place. According to their online newsletter there is now a restaurant across from the shop as well.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 4, 2004

Ocean Frontiers
346 Austin Connoly Drive
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Atlantis Submarine

Attraction

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The Atlantis Submarine is a great tour. Don't be fooled by the pictures, though - no one we knew saw any fish, but the shipwreck and the grey fish we did see were neat. We went for the night dive, and the anticipation of going in the sub and going down were well worth the cost. At least we can say we were in a sub - FROM CANADA - and that we went under the ocean and saw the coral walls. The staff are very funny and friendly, lots of room on the sub to move around, and you can take photos, but ours did not turn out.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 4, 2004

Atlantis Submarine
West End, Cayman

Morritt's

Attraction | "Island Tour from Morritts"

blowholes Photo, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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The island tour from the resort was only $35 a person and was well worth our time and money. The bus driver was very friendly and reminded us that left was right, and right was wrong!! What he showed us in a day - blowholes, turtle farm, rum factory, hell and georgetown, would probably have taken us two days and cost a lot more. The van fit 11 people comfortably, and there was lots of free time for photos and to eat. We got a little bit of history, humour and lots of great memories!

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 4, 2004

Morritt's
P.O. Box 496 GT
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
+345-947-7449

Red Sail Sports

Attraction | "Red Sail 2 1/2 hour Snorkel - Stingray Sandbar"

Red Sail Sports Photo, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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As a group, we got a deal. The catamaran that took us out was clean, and the staff were friendly, but not overly helpful getting people in the water, and they expected you knew what you were doing. This is still the best place to go for your stingray tour, as it is only 15 minutes from Morritt's and fairly cheap. We had an amazing view of everything, more than we had thought, and we'll never forget it.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 4, 2004

Red Sail Sports
Various Locations
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1-1206
(877) RED-SAIL

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This was the worst part of our visit, and unfortunately this man came recommended by the resort. The boat was so small that only three people should have been on it. The nine of us left and did not realize until later there weren't even enough life jackets for everyone! There was no fishing, just trailing. We didn't catch any fish. Not a good way to end our vacation/wedding week, but I know we will forget this part and remember all the amazing experiences we had in Cayman!

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on January 4, 2004