Grand Cayman’s East End is an idyllic way to spend a day relaxing. The beaches tend to be less crowded, but offer the same amenities. The resorts all have fabulous lunch and dinner offerings and are family friendly.
Check out these great places near East End:
The Blow Holes on Sea View Dr. is a scenic spot where seawater rushes through openings in the rocky shore, creating a blowhole effect.
Wreck of the Ten Sail is a historic shipwreck event that occurred off the East End of Grand Cayman on 8 February 1794. Ten ships that were part of a convoy on its way from Jamaica to the United States and Britain wrecked on the surrounding reef.
The Mastic Trail is a hiking trail in a expansive nature reserve home to plants, trees & wildlife unique to the island. The trail is 2.3 miles each way. Unless you have prearranged transportation back to the trail head, you need to plan on walking back. The trail is rocky. It highlights old growth forest and is one of the few protected areas in Grand Cayman.
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is beautiful and well worth a visit. This park is home to the Blue Iguana Recovery program. Read our Blog post about the park here.
Cayman Crystal Caves offers an interesting geologic history of the Cayman Islands. See stalactites and stalagmites of the Cayman Crystal Caves on this 1.5-hour guided group tour, which departs every hour between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Learn about the native flora and geologic history from your guide as you go. Click here for more information.