Loved Stingray City so much. It was the most amazing thing I've ever done. When my travel partner first told me she wanted to get into water with wild animals that had sting in their name-I thought she was cra-cra. But, I loved it and would highly recommend it for everyone. 🐠🐠
Took a $5 cab ride down to the public beach. One of the best beaches I’ve visited. Paid a local $15 for a beach chair. He advised us that we didn’t have to utilize the bar if we chose not to, just let him know what we wanted and he would make a trip to the local liquor store for a small fee. He told us where we can find the best food. He checked up on us every 30-45 minutes to make sure we were doing well. I know tourism is how they make a living so I’m always willing to support someone looking to make a honest living.
We just headed to 7 mile beach here. The beach and water was breathtaking. After a few hours, we went shopping. The shopping here is definitely the best for this cruise. Had a blast...
They do NOT negotiate. The price listed is the price you pay. If you get a chance to take a bus trip to "Hell" (small town) you can get your passport stamped from Hell and even send a postcard postmarked from Hell. It's pretty funny. The store we stopped at even had an owner dressed as the devil, so pictures were fun. Had fun with all the people on my bus tour and the driver was fun, too.
Visited: Jun 03, 2017
Outside the port is pretty. We stayed left and walked 2 blocks to catch a taxi and saved $$. It was $2.50 pp each way for a taxi to 7 Mile Beach and the water is crystal clear. The beach was very crowded as it was spring break and about 5 ships docked at the same time! The island looked newer near the port and well manicured. Lots of upscale hotels/condos and waterfront restaurants. Calico Jacks beach bar served food & drinks and seemed to be the happening hangout. We had some jerk chicken from a local that was good. Snorkeled right off beach, lots of pretty fish in certain spots and my daughter spotted a stingray. Fun day for all except the crowds.
Loved, loved, loved this port. Very safe and well kept. It's actually illegal to solicit tourists on the street and it doesnt happen. You have to ask! The island is a gem. The people are friendly and accommoding.
I kissed a stingray at stingray city and held a baby green sea turtle! They drop you off in the middle of the Caribbean ocean on a sandbar that has just 4 ft of water. You feed the stingrays and give them smooches, it was amazing!
Visited: Dec 03, 2017
Grand cayman was absolutely gorgeous! We enjoyed the tender from the ship to shore. You have to be patient but the boat ride is worth the slight hassle.
Anyone that goes to Grand Cayman, i highly recommend you do the stingray excursion that would be one of the best experiences you'll ever have. The stingrays are very ppl friendly. I see all types of good reviews about it, so I just wanted to try it for myself. Me and my wife always do excursions but this was one of the best so far.
Beautiful port and the people here were absolutely the friendliest. My friends and I stopped in at this store where the owner and employee not only offered but bought both my friends and myself a local beer. Every store we shopped at offered wonderful customer service and they weren't pushy like some ports. Views were fantastic as well. I can't say enough good things about this place.
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