Landmark (Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman) – this is a smaller shopping center, also catering to wealthier shoppers interested in rare coins, perfumes and beachwear. A restaurant called “Breezes by the Bay” is on this shopping center’s second level.
Kirk Freeport Plaza (Cardinal Avenue, George Town, Grand Cayman) – consistent with the deep-pocketed visitors the Caymans expect, this shopping center (home to the Kirk Freeport flagship department store) caters to such shoppers. There are high-end apparel items, fine watches and jewelry, china, crystals, perfumes, leather ware, cosmetics, and other goods – all from big […]
Island Plaza (Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman) – this plaza has 15 duty-free and tax-free retailers (such as Swarovski Boutique, Island Jewellers, and Churchill’s Cigars), catering to wealthier travelers (including those visiting on banking business).
Galleria Plaza (West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman) – a.k.a. Blue Plaza, this shopping center has various galleries and exotic home-accessories shops (selling items from Oriental rugs to Javanese furnishings). This, along with other shops selling swimwear, souvenir t-shirts and other touristy trinkets.
Silver Palm Lounge (Ritz-Carlton, West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman) – the Silver Palm has two distinct areas. One section is a replica of a classic English country library (suitable for afternoon tea or a pre- or post-dinner champagne or single malt). Then there’s the sexy, black-clad Taikun lounge, with hardwood wainscoting, carved […]
Rusty Pelican (Reef Resort, Colliers, East End, Grand Cayman) – this bar is known for its colorful knockout cocktails, as well as for its Cayman coladas and mango margaritas. Located at the quieter East End, the Rusty Pelican is actually part of a local resort called simply The Reef (favored among those interested in diving […]
“O” Bar (Queen’s Court, West Bay Road, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman) — one of the few spots open late into the night, O Bar attracts a trendy-looking crowd. Its resident DJs play house, hip-hop and top 40 music. Nightly themes and drink specials keep visitors coming back. The cover is $5-10, depending on the […]
Nectar (Seven Mile Shops, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman) — don’t let this nightspot’s location (which is in the back of a plain strip mall) fool you. This is a trendy New York-style martini lounge and sushi bar with an array of tapas and over 30 different drinks—including many ‘tinis with ‘tude. There’s new artwork […]
My Bar (390 South Church Street, Sunset House, George Town, Grand Cayman) – this bar’s thatched-roof open cabana makes this hangout spot hard to miss. The seafood-friendly foods are always a hit with visitors, and its gorgeous sunsets will likely bring them back again.
Margaritaville (32 Harbour Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman) – this is a two-story eatery & bar whose main attraction is its rooftop pool deck (along with a huge waterslide). Along with Margaritas, one can cheeseburgers and other assorted bar food. Friday nights are known for being lively – complete with Top 40 and dance music.