Adventure In Search Of Grand Cayman's Sister Islands

Most visitors to the Cayman Islands spend most of their time in Grand Cayman and make trips to Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. Although the Cayman Islands Minors are not the most amenities and luxurious surroundings of Grand Cayman, there is much to explore. Tourists in search of relaxation will be greeted by peaceful beaches and amazing scenery. When you visit Grand Cayman, be sure to pay a visit to the rest of the family.

Named caiman crocodile like Columbus thought he found on his visit in 1503 (they were, in fact, iguanas) and "brac" (Gaelic for "bluff"), which runs through the center of the island Cayman Brac is a favorite day trip for visitors staying on grand Cayman. The accommodations are hard to find in this small island of 1,600 inhabitants, but the fun is never in short supply. Though Cayman Brac is just over 14 square miles, the waters surrounding the island are full of excellent diving and snorkeling. Just a short drive down to the boat, you will find Greenhouse Reef and Radar Reef, two sites with varying depths that can be enjoyed by divers of all levels. How depths in most of the surrounding coral reef Cayman Brac are between 20 and 60 feet, divers also have no trouble seeing the sites in the crystalline waters. Although the reefs are certainly spectacular, adventurous divers from around the world come to Cayman Brac to discover the wall dives. Cayman Brac also has a dive wreck more fun in the Caribbean, Captain Keith Tibbetts 330 feet that was purposely sunk in 1996. In total, there are over 70 different dive sites around Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.

In recent years, the escalation began competing with diving in the interest of visitors to Cayman Brac. From the west coast, the cliff is named Cayman Brac increases gradually from sea level to an imposing rock wall 140 feet on the east coast. To date, seven main sections extreme East Bluff were bolted for climbers. - A climb that starts between breaking waves and up the cliff overhang - and wall Dixon - a site that is obtained by cutting through the backyard of one of the most interesting people and knowledge of Cayman Brac.

If the rise and do not strike your fancy diving, there are many other ways to enjoy the pristine surroundings of Cayman Brac. To complete your visit to Cayman Brac, make a turn at the "end of the road" and admire the dramatic rock walls and surfing at the tip of the southeast of the island.

Five miles west of Cayman Brac, only 100 inhabitants quietly reside on one of the most peaceful islands in the Caribbean. The Little Cayman lack of activities, more space in pure sand, white. Therefore, the most popular site on Little Cayman is not the sandy beach - an expansive stretch of sand known as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Cayman Islands. One of the most popular methods of reaching Little Cayman is charter boat from Cayman Brac. Landing right in Sand Point, these boat trips typically provide facilities for lunch and snorkeling. D
iving enthusiasts should definitely visit the famous Bloody Bay Wall in Little Cayman, a shallow reef that drops sharply in the colorful world of sponges, sea anemones, turtles and tropical fish.

While Little Cayman is best visited by boat, Cayman Brac must first be reached by air, as the smaller Cayman Islands are located about 90 miles east of Grand Cayman.

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