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Gamers Bay 3: Video Game & Technology Convention

Gamers visiting Grand Cayman this September can participate in and watch Gamers Bay 3, the third annual video gaming tournament and convention in the Cayman Islands.

 

The event takes place on the 29th from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Camana Bay, a lively small town that serves as a gathering spot for locals and tourists. Gamers Bay 3 will be a place for gaming aficionados to show off their talents, connect with other gamers, and watch the best in the industry compete for prizes.

 

A culmination of gaming presentations, exciting activities, and competitive gaming, Gamers Bay 3 is a new type of entertainment on Grand Cayman, and it’s an event that draws young and old.

 

About Gamers Bay 3

 

Gamers Bay 3 is a free opportunity for the public to watch gaming competitions and discuss the top games on the market today. Competitors pay a fee to square off against the best, playing titles like Call of Duty World War II and SUPER SMASH BROS.

 

This event ties into the Cayman Islands’ National Youth Policy on several levels, as it’s a fun opportunity for young people in gaming to gain exposure and build confidence. Today’s gamers create cultural identity and strengthen social bonds through the activity.

 

Gamers Bay events have previously been connected with charitable organizations, including Feed our Future Foundation, whose mission is to end child hunger and support intellectual growth in the Cayman Islands.

 

The last Gamers Bay event, held in October of 2017, had more than 60 competitors and 500 spectators. This year’s event coordinators are looking to increase exposure and participation in the 2018 event and are actively reaching out to gamers between the ages of 16 and 45 in hopes of drawing them into the convention.

 

Details

 

Venue: Gamers Bay 3 takes place at the Camana Bay Arc Centre

 

Console: PS4

 

Competitive Games:

 

Call of Duty World War II – Competitor Fee of $600 and Cash Prize of $5000

 

FIFA18 – Competitor Fee of $150 and Cash Prize of $1200

 

Rocket League – Competitor Fee of $75 and Cash Prize of $500

 

SUPER SMASH BROS – Competitor Fee of $75 and Cash Prize of $500

 

There will be a Cosplay Competition, and several sponsors have already committed to the event.

 

Visit the Gamers Bay website to register and learn more.

 

Date: September 29, 2018

Location: Camana Bay | 10 Market Street | Grand Cayman, George Town KY1-9006

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  • September 5th, 2018

The Cayman Drama Society Presents “Anne Frank”

On Sunday, September 16, the Cayman Drama Society on Grand Cayman presents “Anne Frank,” a performance that will take place at The Prospect Playhouse near South Bay Beach Club.

About “Anne Frank”

“Anne Frank,” a play be Frances Goodrich and Albert Hacket, is based on “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl” and has been newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman. The production invites guests to be a fly on the wall inside of The Secret Annex, a place where Jewish people have come to live and hide from the Nazi Regime.

The audience of “Anne Frank” will experience the highs and lows of the secret group’s hidden life together during World War II. We see their stories through the eyes of the household’s youngest member, Anne Frank.

Tickets and Time

This powerful adaptation of a well-known story brings a youthful tone of hope to a historic stage reenactment. Tickets for Anne Frank are $25 for adults, and $15 for students and children.

“Anne Frank” is expected to sell out quickly, so book now to secure your seat for one of the most anticipated shows in the Cayman Islands this year. The theatre performance begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 9:45 p.m.

Past Shows

Past productions from the Cayman Drama Society include:

  • Cocktails and Cabaret
  • A Playhouse Family Christmas
  • Sistahs
  • ‘60s RockNRoll
  • Footloose
  • Not Now Darling
  • A Breeze Through Broadway
  • Lagoon (Cambridge Footlights)
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  • And more

Other shows scheduled for 2018 include:

  • Cambridge American Shakespeare Tour-The Tempest (September 24-26)
  • A Playhouse Family Christmas (November 23-December 09)

 

The Prospect Playhouse is located at 223B Shamrock Road, in Red Bay on Grand Cayman. The venue is just minutes from South Bay Beach Club, so consider adding this play to your list of things to do in the Cayman Islands while you’re visiting.

The Cayman Islands is proud of its cultural diversity, which manifests in a range of family friendly and adult-focused presentations held throughout the year. In addition to great theatre productions, the Cayman Islands are known for their live music venues and shows.

If you’re wondering what to do in the Cayman Islands or on Grand Cayman at any time of year, contact us. We’re happy to help you plan the perfect trip to our islands and arrange activities that will be memorable.

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  • August 28th, 2018

The Coolest Things to Do on a Road Trip Through the Cayman Islands

Taking a road trip on Grand Cayman allows you to see and experience activities and attractions that aren’t always highlighted in guide books and tour groups. Aside from the bigger destinations that you’ve likely read or heard about, you can take in many unique, small spots when you road trip on our island.

 

Starting in George Town and ending at the iconic Rum Point, follow this suggested road trip to enjoy a special take on the culture, history, and beauty of Grand Cayman.

 

Smith Cove

 

Leave George Town and head along the coast on South Church Street, where you’ll pass Grand Old House, one of Grand Cayman’s top restaurants and a local landmark. Stop at Smith Cove to take in the view and to snorkel with rainbow-colored fish if you like.

 

Prospect Village

 

Off of Bay Road, as it turns into Jack Road, you’ll find Prospect Village, Grand Cayman’s first settlement that is now a ghost town of sorts. You can still see an established fort and outpost here, which were erected in the latter half of the 1700s. There is a village church (abandoned in 1932), Watler Family Cemetery (dating from the 1800s), and a bit of beach (with shelters and toilets) to explore while here.

 

Village of Spotts

 

Continue on Jack Road until you get to the Village of Spotts, another historic village that is currently a private residential community. The Cayman Islands government’s plans are to turn the coast in the village into a public park and to develop the area as a docking space for cruise ships. A sandy public beach sits between sections of rocks and is a favorite swimming spot.

 

Governor Michael Gore Bird Sanctuary

 

From the Village of Spots, take a short detour north on Governor Spotts Newlands Road to visit the Governor Michael Gore Bird Sanctuary. This wildlife preserve is open all day, and it’s especially beautiful from April to June. This is when the most birds are present at the sanctuary, roughly 60 species of land and water birds. At least a quarter of the Cayman Islands’ native bird species call this refuge their home. Many of them use the two-acre freshwater pool at the center to cool off and quench their thirst.

 

Continue on your Grand Cayman road trip to discover the Village of Savannah, Pedro St. James National Historic Site, Bodden Town, and Meagre Bay Pond.

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  • August 21st, 2018

Experience the Best of the Cayman Islands With This Customized Itinerary

The Cayman Islands offer an abundance of things to see and do. So much so that many travelers have a hard time choosing what to experience first. From beaches and botanical parks to shopping and dining, there are plenty of ways to make a trip to the Cayman Islands exactly what you want it to be.
If you’re ready for fun on our islands but aren’t quite sure where to begin your adventure, consider following our customized itinerary. We’ve curated a list of some of the top attractions and activities, and some lesser-known gems that will surely be memorable.
Stay a weekend or a week. Squeeze the good times into a couple of days in the Cayman Islands or enjoy a more leisurely experience.
Cayman Kai
Visitors come from around the world to lay out on Cayman Kai and relax in the privacy of this beautiful beach. Cayman Kai sits on the northern tip of Grand Cayman, and it provides the epitome of island life. This secluded beach features stunning sea views and it’s great for swimming. Participate in water sports, splash in the lagoon, and linger under swaying palm trees.
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park
Head to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park to take in natural beauty along with history and culture. This pretty park showcases the simple elegance of traditional Caymanian gardens, and it highlights exotic floral displays. Guests who visit the park leave with an appreciation for nature and preservation, a delicate balance that must be considered by all island inhabitants.
Camana Bay

Camana Bay is a lively town on Grand Cayman that spans 675 acres between the North sound and Seven Mile Beach. The community is a sea-to-sound “village” with places to shop, dine, live, and play. Pedestrian-friendly and easily accessible via Seven Mile Beach, Camana Bay is an ideal destination for a day, afternoon, or evening. Lush landscaping and welcoming courtyards invite locals and tourists to linger and interact. Visit Camana Bay and pick up fresh produce at the weekly farmers market, sit down to cocktails and live music at a bar, browse jewelry and bookstores, swing an hour away on a hammock, or climb the 75-foot Observation Tower.

Cayman Craft Market

During your visit to the Cayman Islands, set aside some time to go to the Cayman Craft Market in bustling Downtown George Town. This one-of-a-kind market features Caymanian crafters selling thatch bags and hats, authentic island jewelry, paintings and woodcarvings, and much more. Peruse vendors offering local spices, jams and jellies, pickles, and delicious snacks.

Seven Mile Beach

A trip to the Cayman Islands isn’t complete without a visit to the famous Seven Mile Beach, one of the Ultimate Beaches in the Caribbean according to Caribbean Travel + Live and TripAdvisor’s 4th Best Beach in the Caribbean. Seven Mile Beach lies on Grand Cayman’s western side and offers sparkling water, coral sand, and a shoreline filled with luxurious properties.

This is just a small sample of the many things to do and see in the Cayman Islands. If you need more ideas for activities and attractions during your stay, simply ask us!

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  • August 14th, 2018

Cayman Islands National Museum: 1938 Oxford University Biological Expedition Exhibit

Cayman Islands National Museum: 1938 Oxford University Biological Expedition Exhibit

The Cayman Islands National Museum welcomes locals and tourists to discover 1938 Oxford University Biological Expedition to the Cayman Islands, an exhibit running until August 18th and the first natural history survey of all 3 Cayman Islands. Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman’s flora, fauna, wetlands, and geology are on display in written reports that the general public is now able to view.

Then entomologists and Oxford students Gerald H. Thompson and C. Bernard Lewis provided the survey’s research into Cayman butterflies. This report offers interesting information on the number of species living on each island in 1938.

The Cayman Islands National Museum frequently hosts special exhibitions and it houses a number of permanent galleries. Some of the regular displays available to peruse include:

Natural History Gallery

In the Cayman Islands National Museum’s Natural History Gallery, visitors find a realistic representation of the Cayman’s flora and fauna. Guests are able to take a look at both the environment and the species diversity that exists on the islands.

This gallery covers the geological formation of the Cayman Islands, its current land and underwater life and more via a mixture of dioramas, taxidermy, panels and interactive features.

Legends of Scuba Diving Gallery

The Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism established the ISDHF in 2000 to celebrate those who have made significant contributions to the growth and success of recreational scuba diving around the Cayman Islands. Notable advancements in equipment design, dive travel, innovation, and education are showcased in The Legends of Scuba Diving Gallery.

This gallery features an impressive array of artifacts inspired by early pioneers and international champions of scuba diving, all International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame inductees. The Legends of Scuba Diving Gallery is dedicated to Cayman dive honorees.

About The Cayman Islands National Museum

The Cayman Islands National Museum’s Old Courts Building is one of the only surviving 19th-century structures on the Cayman Islands. It has endured countless hurricanes and has stood for more than 180 years, providing a welcome sight for returning Cayman seamen. Before the lighthouse at the Museum was built, a Caymanian hoisted a lantern onto a flagpole each evening to aid in ships’ navigation.

A beloved building and public venue, the Cayman Islands National Museum sits at a historic corner in the middle of George Town. Once the home of the Cayman Islands’ first post office and an early Commissioner’s office, the structure has been a courthouse and a jail. It also served as a community schoolroom, public library, church hall, and savings bank.

3 Harbour Drive, George Town | Tel: 345-949-8368

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  • August 7th, 2018

Jam Night And Live Music At Lone Star Bar & Grill

Jam Night And Live Music At Lone Star Bar & Grill

Stroll the streets of the Cayman Islands and you’ll likely notice that life moves to a beat. It may be a calypso, reggae or jazz beat, but whatever the sound, it’ll be a beat that inspires and gets you moving.

With music in our veins here on Grand Cayman, you won’t have to go far to enjoy a fantastic live musical performance. Many of the bars and restaurants around South Bay Beach Club have jam nights and live music nights that locals and tourists love.

Lone Star Bar & Grill is one of those places where classic and contemporary musicians come together with the music-loving public to celebrate their relationship with rhythm and dance.

Jam Nights at Lone Star Bar & Grill

On Wednesdays, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Lone Star Bar & Grill, live music is served along with fabulous drink specials. The Oneworld Musician’s Showcase & Jamdown is hosted by Little Magic and it features great prices on Red Stripe & Bacardi all night.

Live Music Fridays at Lone Star Bar & Grill

Lone Star Bar & Grill is where music lovers want to be on Fridays. From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., the restaurant and bar showcases a local band (a new band each week), and it creates the perfect atmosphere to relax and enjoy each other’s company.

The Music of the Caribbean

The sounds of the music of the Caribbean is as varied as the islands themselves. Cayman Islands music, in particular, runs the gamut from reggae beats and steel pan drum sounds to Latin rhythms.

What all of the music of our islands has in common is the ability to put people in a tropical frame of mind. It’s so easy to kick back, grab a drink and let worries slip away as you soak up the music of the Caribbean.

Music has always played an extremely important role in the life of the people of the Caribbean and the Cayman Islands. We consider it an art form, an escape, and our entertainment.

It’s often said that music is the universal language. We tend to agree with that statement. The people who live on Grand Cayman and who come visit us at South Bay Beach Club love to experience the Culture of the Caribbean and connect through music.

While you’re our guest, you’ll find many opportunities to sway to the beat and explore island culture when you attend a live music jam night or celebration.

For more information on live music events on Grand Cayman, feel free to contact us.

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  • July 31st, 2018

Music And More At Anchor & Den

Music And More At Anchor & Den

Just a stroll from South Bay Beach Club you’ll find a place where locals and tourists celebrate music throughout the week and relax from all of their worries. Anchor & Dan is a restaurant, bar and gathering space for people to reconnect and reunite – all in a beautiful setting where food and drink are flowing.

Anchor & Den’s chic music scene is one of the best on Grand Cayman. On any given Thursday, Friday or Saturday, you’ll be able to enjoy the sweet sounds of the Caribbean while dining on eclectic cuisine and soaking up the scenery.

Mercat: Nit de Tapes

Head to Anchor & Den on Thursdays for the transformation of the eatery into Mercat: Nit de Tapes from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., a weekly event where Spanish flavors and Latin music set the tone for an incredible evening.

Boogie Down

On Fridays at Anchor & Den, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m, it’s time to Boogie Down. Happy Hour drinks set the stage for tunes from Khy Boogie, who serves up new and vintage music. Anchor & Den’s crew, as always, pours the best cocktails and dishes up memorable food. The ambiance and lounge at Anchor & Den are arguably the nicest on our island.

Anchor & Den was inspired by a ship to shore concept that embraces the themes of adventure, craftsmanship, openness and a love of the islands. The goal when creating the restaurant was to capture the casual and relaxing seaside atmosphere that island residents and visitors love. This was done perfectly at Anchor & Den through use of nautical design elements and neutral textures.

All of the food at Anchor & Den is gourmet and homemade. The menu is internationally driven and the sensory experiences were intentionally created to showcase Grand Cayman’s diversity.

Anchor & Den’s beverage program is modeled after an apothecary where elixirs and other magical ingredients come together to produce holistic drinks and cocktails. Mixologists use homemade syrups, dehydrated fruits, and infused waters to craft unique and special botanical blends.

Our guests love spending evenings at Anchor & Den. They also love visiting several of the bars, restaurants and live music venues near South Bay Beach Club to revel in the island music spirit. If you need ideas for places to enjoy live music while you’re staying with us, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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  • July 24th, 2018

Weekly Events At Camana Bay

Weekly Events At Camana Bay

Spend summer days on Grand Cayman at Camana Bay, a lively waterfront town located just a short stroll from South Bay Beach Club. Throughout the week during summertime, Camana Bay features movies, shopping, kids’ camps, story time, a farmers’ market and more.

Classics at the Cinema

Every Tuesday, Camana Bay hosts Classics at the Cinema, an event featuring a new film each week. Classic movies run in the venue’s VIP theater and tickets are only CI$20. Cinemagoers receive a free small popcorn with ticket purchase.

Summer Splash

All summer long, splash around in Camana Bay’s Jasmine and Crescent Fountains from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. or watch as others have fun. Escape the heat by playing in the fountains (kids can build their own playgrounds). Stay into the evening and enjoy dinner at one of Camana Bay’s fantastic restaurants.

Story Time

Story Time takes place every Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Camana Bay Cinema. Toddlers love Story Time Tuesdays where they also sing along to favorite kid tunes. Story Time at Camana Bay is open to everyone and free to the public.

Live Music

On Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Abacus in Camana Bay presents evenings showcasing live music from Grand Cayman’s best musicians. Savor drinks and a meal on Abacus on the Paseo as you soak up sounds of the Caribbean.

Camana Bay Cinema’s Kids Club

Every other Saturday morning at Camana Bay Cinema is reserved for the Kids’ Club. Families can sit down to see beloved movies in a setting with softer sounds and brighter lights just for little ones. Ticket prices are only CI$5.

The Flavour Tour

West Indies Wine Company invites Grand Cayman locals and visitors to discover the flavors of life in the Cayman Islands. The Flavour Tour is held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. and it includes 3 plates from Camana Bay’s top restaurants, as well as 4 beverages. The walking tour makes 5 stops in Camana Bay and is a fun event that’s not to be missed.

Open Canvas

Open Canvas is a weekly event providing a public venue for Grand Cayman artists to show off their work and talents. They also work on artistic creations right there with audience watching. Art enthusiasts love watching paintings go from beginning to beautiful end, one stroke of the brush at a time.

Find the heart of Camana Bay at 10 Market Street | Camana Bay | Grand Cayman KY1-9006.

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  • July 17th, 2018

Kids’ Summer Events At Camana Bay

Kids’ Summer Events At Camana Bay

Kids and their families can have fun all summer long in Camana Bay, a lively waterfront town located just minutes from South Bay Beach Club. From cooking classes and photograph lessons to story time and imaginative play, there is something to keep little ones occupied during a long and lazy season.

These are some of the top kids’ summer events taking place at Camana Bay on Grand Cayman:

Story Time

Every Tuesday and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., children can hear stories at Books & Books in Camana Bay. These events are free and they’re perfect for toddlers who like to listen to a great story and participate in sing-alongs.

Each week there is a different exciting book to explore and new songs to sing. Young readers can use their imaginations and expand their minds, as they embrace their creative sides with popular stories and singing.

Imagination Playground

Camana Bay’s Imagination Playground is a new concept in play that fosters sensory exploration and creativity. The playground is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday in July.

Imagination Playground a free space for kids that promotes inclusion and discovery. Giant foam blocks, wagons, mats, crates and fabric provide the perfect setting for building, dreaming, exploring and playing. After an afternoon at Imagination Playground, snack it up at one of the restaurants or snack shops in Camana Bay for a treat or dinner.

Summer Camps in Camana Bay

Every summer, Camana Bay hosts summer camps for kids of every age. There are opportunities to dive into cuisine, art, photography, sports and craft projects. In the past, children have learned to play frisbee, cricket, golf, football and basketball at Camana Bay summer camps. They’ve enjoyed science projects, ocean exploration, along with gardening and building community.

A Budding Chef Culinary Camp is always a highlight of the summer. Children make pasta and Super Snacks as well as farm-to-table dishes created with ingredients sourced from Camana Bay’s weekly farmers market.

Last year’s music camp for children ages 4 to 12 was a hit. Young musicians trained their ears to appreciate the fine details of music and they even put on a talent show.

Many of the summer activities that take place at Camana Bay are fee-based. So, contact Camana Bay to find out more about the cost of the events you’re interested in.

Camana Bay | 10 Market Street, Cayman Islands | 345.640.4000

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  • July 10th, 2018

Live Music On Grand Cayman

Live Music On Grand Cayman

Listen to the sounds of the Caribbean throughout the week by hitting up some of the live music venues near South Bay Beach Club. There are tunes to suit everyone and venues that inspire. Of course, drinks are always flowing and you’ll meet tons of great people.

Here are some of our favorite live music events on Grand Cayman:

Live Music at Bar Crudo

Every Tuesday and Thursday, Bar Crudo hosts musicians that entertain with a variety of material. It all happens in George Town below Guy Harvey’s, which is just minutes from South Bay Beach Club.

Live music events at Bar Crudo are free to attend and there are $5 happy hour drink specials available starting at 5 p.m. Head over there and enjoy the sounds of DJ Cardiac. The waterfront atmosphere is completely relaxing and perfect for ending an evening.

Music Tuesdays and Thursdays at Bar Crudo starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.

Bar Crudo | 49 South Church Street, George Town, Grand Cayman

Jam Night at Lone Star

Grab a seat at Lone Star on Wednesdays for Jam Night, a fun event that draws Cayman Islands residents and tourists. From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday, Lone Star comes alive with pumping beats and drink specials!

In addition to live music, you’ve got to make it to Lone Star for the Red Stripe & Bacardi Razz specials that flow all night long. What better way to wind down after an active day on Grand Cayman than listening to tunes while sipping cocktails with new and old friends?

Lone Star | 688 West Bay Road, George Town, Grand Cayman

Live Music Fridays at Lone Star

From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Fridays in July, Lone Star in Grand Cayman hosts musicians in a range of genres. There will be a new band every week. So if you’re visiting the Cayman Island for a while, make Lone Star Live Music Fridays your regular weekly event.

You’ll love the casual and celebratory vibe at this restaurant that features plenty of TVs, seating and cocktail options. Lone Star is a local favorite hangout with drinks, food, and fun.

Lone Star | 688 West Bay Road, George Town, Grand Cayman

Welcome to Grand Cayman and our great live music scene. If you need more information about any of the live music events that take place throughout the week near South Bay Beach Club, let us know!

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  • July 4th, 2018

July Summer Events In Camana Bay

July Summer Events In Camana Bay

July in Camana Bay will be filled with thrills for kids’ and nighttime movies to art displays and fresh farmers market eats.

Camana Bay is a lively waterfront village on Grand Cayman, just minutes from South Bay Beach Club. It’s our island’s version of a small town and it comprises 685 master-planned acres of shops, restaurants and gathering spaces.

The mixed-use community promotes connectivity, walkability, diversity, and sustainability through beautiful and thoughtful design as well as regular events that take place throughout the year.

This July, residents, and tourists will enjoy:

Farmers & Artisans Market (Every Wednesday)

Head to The Paseo in Camana Bay on a Wednesday, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., to discover an array of local purveyors of fruits, vegetables, farm goods and handcrafted items. The weekly market also features live entertainment, art displays, and cultural activities.

Open Canvas (Every Wednesday)

Every Wednesday in July in Camana Bay, Open Canvas provides a venue for local artists to display their work to the public. They come together to reveal their latest creations, and many of the artisans paint new pieces right at the venue. Watch art come to life at Open Canvas, which takes place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Camana Bay Cinema’s Kids Club (Saturday, July 7)

On Saturday, July 11, kids and adults can enjoy a classic family-friendly movie with softer sound and brighter lights, perfect for little ones and their older companions. Tickets to the Camana Bay Cinema’s Kids Club at Camana Bay Cinema on the 11th are CI$15 per person and Cars 2 (PG) is the scheduled film (subject to change).

Culture at the Cinema (Saturday, July 21)

Culture at the Cinema is a series of films screened at Camana Bay Cinema. On Saturday, July 21, Macbeth is the movie of choice and it begins promptly at 8 p.m. Culture at the Cinema is an 18-years-and-over event. Tickets are available at the Camana Bay Cinema box office.

Getting to Camana Bay

To get to Camana Bay from South Bay Beach Club and Seven Mile Beach, just follow the footpath sights that sit along West Bay Road. You’ll go up and over The Rise, a pedestrian walkway, and then straight into The Paseo in Camana Bay’s Town Centre.

Camana Bay | 10 Market Street | Camana Bay | Grand Cayman KY1-9006

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  • June 27th, 2018

Constitution Day Fireworks, Grand Cayman

Constitution Day Fireworks, Grand Cayman

On July 4th, Grand Cayman celebrates independence with its American friends. The date marks Constitution Day in the Cayman Islands, a commemoration of the first written Cayman Island constitution approved by London in 1958 and official on July 4th, 1959.

The holiday is a proud time each year for residents on our islands. We get together and revel in freedom and friendship, and enjoy a grand fireworks display in Camana Bay.

This year’s festive Constitution Day celebration in Camana Bay takes place on Monday, July 2, just a couple of days before the actual holiday. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Crescent in Camana Bay, we will listen to live music, eat great food, play games, win prizes, paint our kids’ faces and watch a spectacular fireworks show.

The Crescent is an open-space that’s our version of a small town center with meeting areas and incredible views of the water into the North Sound. Join us at The Crescent for a free fireworks display and good times. The entertainment will be off the charts and there will be plenty of drinks flowing.

About Constitution Day

Constitution Day in the Cayman Islands celebrates the day when we no longer were a dependency of Jamaica. The Cayman Islands relationship with Jamaica changed once again in 1962 when that country became independent. In 1972, a revised constitution had a profound effect on Cayman and all of its residents.

There would be other constitutional changes over the years, with the Bill of Rights established in 2012 perhaps being the most significant. A public meeting of roughly 500 people led to a spirited discussion and debate that would shape the Bill of Rights and the rights of the Cayman public.

Head to Camana Bay on July 2nd and revel in Constitution Day joy with us. This day and celebration is an important part of our culture and heritage.

About Camana Bay

Camana Bay is a lively waterfront village located on Grand Cayman, just minutes from South Bay Beach Club. This small town area features shopping, dining, and events that give Cayman locals and tourists a myriad of opportunities for enjoyment each day and night.

There’s something for everyone at Camana Bay. With more than 685 master-planned acres spanning from sea to sound, you’ll be able to find the perfect place to explore, relax, connect and learn more about the Cayman Islands.

Constitution Day Fireworks | 10 Market Street | Camana Bay | Grand Cayman KY1-9006

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  • June 20th, 2018

Moonlight & Movies: Summer Series (Camana Bay, Grand Cayman)

Moonlight & Movies: Summer Series (Camana Bay, Grand Cayman)

Head to Camana Bay every Tuesday in June for Moonlight & Movies: Summer Series. This popular summertime event on Grand Cayman features free movies throughout the summer under the stars at one of the most popular Cayman destinations.

Film screenings begin at 7 p.m. in Camana Bay’s Gardenia Court. All ages are invited to attend this family-friendly celebration of summer and movies. Watch a different cinematic hit each week if you’ll be visiting Grand Cayman for a while. Bring a picnic to enjoy on the grass or just come with your blanket in tow.

Relax and enjoy the movie on an outdoor big screen and delight in the company of Cayman residents and tourists. This kid-approved event takes place just minutes from South Bay Beach Club.

About Camana Bay

Camana Bay is a lively waterfront town tucked into a beautiful spot on Grand Cayman. It’s where much of our island’s nightlife and daytime fun happen. Restaurants, retail boutiques and good times await at this amazing place that satisfies food cravings, offers luxury retail therapy and fosters a sense of community with expansive gathering spaces.

Swing on a hammock, shop the weekly Farmers & Artisans Market, climb a 75-foot Observation Tower and enjoy people watching. Kids are frequently found splashing in Camana Bay’s fountains and rolling happily in the grass.

The joy and excitement of Camana Bay take place just steps from stunning Seven Mile Beach. This master-planned area comprising more than 675 acres stretches from sea to sound and provides a place for all to explore, be inspired and unwind.

The mixed-use project promotes connectivity, walkability, diversity and sustainability through creative, attractive and thoughtful design. Discover Camana Bay near South Bay Beach Club and enjoy the many events that take place there throughout the year.

Getting to Camana Bay

By Foot

You can easily get to Camana Bay from the strip at Seven Mile Beach. Just follow the footpath signs that sit on West Bay Road. They’ll guide you up and over a pedestrian walkway called The Rise and you’ll be on your way to The Paseo in Camana Bay’s Town Centre.

By Car

Effortlessly drive to Camana Bay by car from George Town, West Bay and Owens International Airport.

By Boat

Use the following coordinates to arrive at Camana Bay channel entrance by boat:

Latitude: 19.323510 Longitude: -81.367715
Coordinates for the Camana Bay Harbour:
Latitude: 19.321573 Longitude: -81.376449

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  • June 12th, 2018

Grease By The Cayman Drama Society

Grease By The Cayman Drama Society

Grease is coming to The Prospect Playhouse in Red Bay, Grand Cayman for 3 weekends of performances in June. Tickets to the event are now on sale and are expected to sell out quickly, so grab yours while you can.

Rediscover a classic story set against the hoppin’ backdrop of Rock ‘n’ Roll in the 1950s. Theatergoers will be transported to Rydell High School in 1959, right into the lives of new-girl-in-town Sandy and too-cool-for-school Danny Zuko. A secret summertime romance spins this tale that skips a beat when the pair get back to school in the fall.

Things are different now. Sandy tries to navigate Rydell’s tricky social circles and stay on Danny’s radar. Danny, however, has to maintain his reputation of the school’s tough guy and doesn’t have time for sweet stuff. Leave it to the Pink Ladies though to help their new girlfriend Sandy win back the greaser gang’s leader.

Grease was created by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey in 1971, and it was performed 3,388 times during its first run on Broadway. The play received 7 prestigious Tony Award nominations. Grease played in London’s West End in 1974 and the film adaptation because a pop culture sensation in 1978. In fact, the eponymous movie is often cited as the most popular cinematic musical of all time.

Since it’s rise to cult status in the 70s, Grease has been back to famed Broadway and the West End. It has also run around the world. Cayman Drama Society is proud to bring Cayman Islands visitors and locals their rendition of Grease beginning on Friday, June 1st.

Cayman Drama Society provides quality live theatre performances to enrich, educate and entertain residences and tourists of the Cayman Islands. The company offers lifelong opportunities for performers and fosters creative expression. You can find out more about Cayman Drama Society by visiting their website or Facebook page.

Grease Performance Dates:

June 1-2; June 7, 8, 9, 10; June 21, 22, 23, 24

Happy Hour: 6:30 p.m.

Show Time: 7:30 p.m.

Ticket Prices: Adults – CI$30, Students/Children: CI$20

Location: The Prospect Playhouse | 223B Shamrock Road, Red Bay, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

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  • June 5th, 2018

Flowers One Mile Sea Swim & Walk & Watch 2018

Flowers One Mile Sea Swim & Walk & Watch 2018

What better way is there to enjoy the beautiful blue waters surrounding Grand Cayman than participating in a refreshing swim and leisure walk on the shore? Casual and Olympic-level swimmers can dive into the sea or simply onlook on June 18 for the annual Flowers One Mile Sea Swim & Walk & Watch.

The yearly event draws roughly 1,000 locals and tourists who take part in a 1-mile swim running parallel to Seven Mile Beach. Though there are great prizes to be had just for finishing the swim, many participants just come to walk the beach and watch the swimmers.

Schedule of Events

Flowers One Mile Sea Swim & Walk & Watch starts at Tiki Beach and ends at Westin Grand Cayman. Check-in is from 12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. and the race starts sharply at 2 p.m. (Depending on the ocean currents on the day of the race, the start and finish locations may reverse – all notifications will be announced prior).

On Monday June 18th, serious swimmers will take part in Flowers International 5K and 10K swims. Check-in, arm marking and the reading of the rules for this race is at 5:30 a.m. The Male 5K and 10K begins at 7 a.m. and the Female 5K and 10K starts at 7:05 a.m. The location for this event is TBA (see the Flowers Sea Swim for updates).

Swim & Walk & Watch

If you’re visiting Grand Cayman from June 16th to the 18th, head to Seven Mile Beach to compete in or watch the Flowers One Mile Sea Swim & Walk & Watch. Discover a great gathering of people along the crystal clear and flat waters of this world-famous beach. The sunning shoreline at Seven Mile Beach is one of the biggest tourist destinations on the planet for a good reason, and this natural wonder is home to one of Cayman’s top sporting events during June.

A rich and rewarding race, Flowers One Mile Sea Swim & Walk & Watch offers the opportunity to win $100,000 in prizes. Better than these riches, the event is also a fundraiser that sees all entry fees donated to a local charity. Competitors each year are from various abilities and range from 8 to 80 years young. Every race so far has brought Cayman brothers and Olympic swimmers Brett and Shaune Fraser to participate. These locals have also provided children with inspiration.

If you don’t want to get in the water, you can walk the beach or sit and watch the race. This is an excellent way to share the thrill of the day and contribute to a great cause. Walkers and watchers can win fabulous prizes too!

For more information, visit the Flowers Sea Swim website.

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  • May 29th, 2018

Free Cayman Islands National Museum Admission For Residents

Free Cayman Islands National Museum Admission For Residents

On Saturday, June 2, residents of the Cayman Islands will receive free admission to the Cayman Islands National Museum. The museum is a great place to learn about the cultural heritage of all 3 islands and discover more about our unique geography.

While visitors to Grand Cayman don’t get into the museum free of charge, the attraction is still worth a trip. This year, the Cayman Islands National Museum celebrates its 27th anniversary. The beloved museum sits inside of the oldest surviving open-to-the-public building in the Cayman Islands, which was constructed in the 1830s.

Galleries at the Cayman Islands National Museum

The Cayman Islands National Museum houses 2 permanent galleries, 3 rotating galleries (including 1 for kids) and an audiovisual theatre. Its mission is to provide educational and creative exhibits and programming that engage people in a fun way.

Natural History Gallery

In the museum’s Natural History Gallery, explore the various habitats on our islands and take a simulated submarine dive all the way down to the Cayman Islands’ famous wall. Learn about nesting turtle sites and Cayman animal life as well as our wetlands.

Cultural History Gallery

The Cultural History Gallery features themed exhibitions that tell a tale of a seafaring man and his catboat. Uncover the details of the pioneers, industries and court trials that shaped the development of the Cayman Islands. Video re-enactments of history are a highlight of this gallery.

Special Programming and Events

Throughout the year, the Cayman Islands National Museum holds celebrations and annual events like International Museum Day and a Museum Anniversary Celebration. There are ongoing speaker series and guided tours, and schools may come in for special programs.

Gift Shop

Visit the museum gift shop to pick up a special Caymanian gift like a piece of Caymanite jewelry or a thatch basket. The gift shop also sells flags, crafts, prints, postcards and books.

The Cayman Islands National Museum is located at:

3 Harbour Drive at Shedden Road, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tickets:

Adults – KYD$6.40
Seniors/Children/Residents/School Children: Ask about discounted tickets

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  • May 22nd, 2018

Live Music Tuesdays And Thursdays At Bar Crudo

Tuesday and Thursday evenings come to life with live music at Bar Crudo, a popular hangout that is part of Guy Harvey’s Island Grill. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in May, Cayman residents and tourists enjoy the sounds of DJ Cardiac. Happy Hour drink specials get revelers in the mood from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Bar Crudo overlooks the picturesque George Town harbor and offers authentic Caribbean cuisine. The decor features artwork from bar and grill owner, and marine wildlife artist, Dr. Guy Harvey’s private and exclusive collection. Dr. Guy Harvey’s head chef, Indika, is a 2-time Chef of the Year award winner and his passion for cooking shows in the unique and tantalizing menu offerings visitors will get to sample.

Guy Harvey’s Island Grill

All dishes on Guy Harvey’s menu reflect his dedication to conservation projects and ingredients are carefully selected to improve long-term ocean stock. Also at Guy Harvey’s, Stogies Cigar Lounge adds an additional ambiance to enjoy on the harbourfront. Stogies features a relaxing environment where guests linger with Cuban cigars and savor beverages from a selection that includes more than 100 exclusive rums, whiskies and fine cognacs.

About Dr. Guy Harvey

Dr. Guy Harvey has a unique combination of skills and experience, including being a scientist, artist, angler, diver, explorer, conservationist and restaurant/bar owner. He fiercely devotes his life to his love of the sea and his family. His passion for the wonder and beauty of the underwater world drives him to be a leading advocate for the environment and a respected conservationist.

Spend your next Tuesday or Thursday evening, or both nights, in the Cayman Islands at Bar Crudo, Guy Harvey’s Island Grill and Stogies Cigar Lounge. Let the sounds of live music fill your soul and enjoy getting loose to the island beats. Have fun gathering with a diverse crowd that comes together in true island spirit. These weekly events are some of the most special in the Caribbean, and they’re all easily accessible activities from South Bay Beach Club.

Bar Crudo – Guy Harvey’s Island Grill – Stogies Cigar Lounge | 55 South Church Street, George Town, Grand Cayman | 345.946.9000

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  • May 8th, 2018

Dancing And Live Music At The Wharf Throughout May

Throughout May, Cayman residents and visitors have the opportunity to dance to Latin rhythms and listen to live music at The Wharf, one of the top oceanside restaurants on Grand Cayman, the perfect place to spend an evening on Seven Mile Beach.

Spend Tuesday Salsa Nights taking free lessons from 9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and moving to the beats of a live DJ who plays until 12:45 a.m. The music begins at 9 p.m., so come early, get your dancing shoes on and fuel up with a pre-Salsa dinner (reservations required).

Saturdays evenings at The Wharf are for listing to Barefoot Man with Sea N’B. Grab a drink and swing to sweet sounds as you soak up the island life. Music starts playing at 8 a.m. and winds down at 11 p.m.

About The Wharf

The Wharf on Grand Cayman is in its 30th year as one of the most highly regarded restaurants on the island. It offers an exceptional dining experience right on the beach, allowing guests to look out over the stunning Caribbean Sea from the starting point of Seven Mile Beach.

Relax and groove in an unsurpassed setting at the Wharf, a restaurant featuring an award-winning, climate-controlled wine cellar that houses more than 300 bottles and vintages. Sip the perfect cocktail and discover happy hour specials at The Wharf, a charming seaside bar that offers an ideal vantage point for indulging in sensational Cayman Islands sunsets.

Happy Hour Fridays at the Wharf run from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. and offer hors d’oeuvres at special prices. The last Friday of every month is Boogie Nights at The Wharf. This popular event is a local favorite, so find some bell bottoms on our island and show up to hear the DJ spin some spectacular 70s and 80s singles. Also, watch the legendary tarpon (fish) feedings every night at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Wharf on Grand Cayman is a venue that offers something for everyone.

Looking to hold a special gathering on Grand Cayman? Consider a party, wedding, meeting or other event at The Wharf, and enjoy dynamic catering in a fantastic seaside setting. The Wharf offers a full and eclectic menu for lunch, dinner, happy hour and drinks.

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  • April 26th, 2018

Culture At The Cinema Presents Hamlet

On Saturday, April 21, Culture at the Cinema presents Hamlet at Regal Cinema in Camana Bay. Part of a monthly series that is a favorite on Grand Cayman, this event is a filmed, live presentation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet that will run on a movie screen.

Culture at the Cinema brings internationally renowned stage shows to the Cayman Islands with theater and ballet productions that are recorded around the world and then show to audiences at Regal Cinema. These shows give residents and visitors a chance to experience the theater within a beloved, local and intimate setting. A full bar, family friendly drinks, menu and snack offerings accompanies each theatrical production screening.

The April 2018, the Culture at the Cinema showing of Hamlet begins at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. In the National Theatre Live performance that originally ran in 2015, Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s The Imitation Game, Sherlock) assumed the title role. This version of Hamlet has been viewed by more than 700,000 people around the world and it returns to cinemas this year to reach an even broader audience.

As a country prepares for war and arms itself, a family destroys itself. Hamlet is forced to avenge his father’s death, but the task he must complete paralyzes him. The impossibility of his predicament swells rage inside that threatens his sanity and his country’s security. Lyndsey Turner (Chimerica, Posh) directed this production of Hamlet and Sonia Friedman Productions produced it.

Tickets to see Hamlet at Regal Cinemas are CI$40 for adults (includes a free glass of champagne). Due to licensing restrictions, Saturday events at Regal Cinema are 18+ only. Bring a date or come along to see a heralded performance in a luxurious seat. Culture at the Cinema is a relaxing and enjoyable way to spend an evening in the Cayman Islands.

Additional Culture at the Cinema Screening at Regal Cinema:

May 19th, 2018 – Julius Caesar (Doors open at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. start time)

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare – Broadcasted live from London, Culture at the Cinema presents Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, at Regal Cinema. This version of a world-famous theatrical production stars Ben Whishaw (Hamlet, Skyfall, The Danish Girl) and Michelle Fairley as Brutus and Cassius. David Morrissey (The Walking Dead, The Missing, Hangman) is Mark Antony and David Calder (The Hatton Garden Job, The Lost City of Z) is Caesar.

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  • April 19th, 2018

Wednesday Farmers & Artisans Market In Camana Bay

Stop by the Farmers & Artisans Market in Camana Bay every Wednesday and pick up fresh-picked produce, homemade artisanal foods, local handicrafts and more. This weekly farmers and artisans market is a showcase for delightful things grown and made on Grand Cayman.

Each week, Camana Bay’s shopkeepers and restaurant owners join roughly 40 growers and specialty products purveyors. The offerings at this celebration of local culture and goods includes seasonal fruits and vegetables, gifts, gourmet foods, skincare, jewelry, flowers, teas and coffees, seasonings, jams and more.

The Camana Bay Farmers & Artisans Market opens at 3 p.m. and features live entertainment throughout the course of the event. Musicians and artists come to provide their talents in real-time, demonstrating the creative spirit of the people of Grand Cayman. Enjoy watching crafters and artists show off their skills in weaving, conch blowing, rope making and more.

About Camana Bay

Beautiful Camana Bay is the setting for our community’s weekly Farmers and Artisans Market. Camana Bay is a lively waterfront gathering place where children play in fountains, families linger on lawns and everyone relishes in leisurely island life.

This master-planned community features 675 acres from sea to sound, with many spots to relax, explore and be inspired. Camana Bay is a mixed-use community that promotes walking, connecting and living sustainably in diversity.

Visit Camana Bay and enjoy its thoughtful and beautiful design. This area on Grand Cayman is a favorite with residents and tourists alike, and it features many other events throughout the week along with annual events for major holidays.

Getting to Camana Bay

On Foot

You can get to Camana Bay easily from the strip on Seven Mile Beach. Just follow the footpath signs set all along West Bay Road. They’ll guide you up onto The Rise, which is a pedestrian walkway, and over to The Paseo in Camana Bay’s Town Centre.

By Car

It’s easy to get to Camana Bay by car from West Bay and George Town.

By Boat

Anyone taking their own boat to Camana Bay can reach the community by plugging in the following coordinates, which direct water travelers to the main channel entrance:

Latitude: 19.323510 Longitude: -81.367715
Coordinates for the Camana Bay Harbour:
Latitude: 19.321573 Longitude: -81.376449

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  • April 14th, 2018

Community Chess In Camana Bay

Every Tuesday during April, West Indies Wine Company will host Community Chess in Camana Bay. This fun gathering for Grand Cayman residents and visitors alike takes place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is free to attend.

Learn to play chess and join in weekly open challenges. Anyone can come for an introduction to the game, and to brush up on their skills or show off their talent.

About Camana Bay

In addition to weekly chess, Camana Bay on Grand Cayman offers other fun events for all ages. Camana Bay is a lively waterfront town on Grand Cayman where locals and tourists come to dine, shop, attend a weekly Farmers & Artisans market, hear live music and simply enjoy the laid-back Caribbean lifestyle.

Spend time relaxing on a swinging hammock, watch kids splashing and playing in fountains, climb a 75-foot Observation Tower and more – just steps from famous Seven Mile Beach. Camana Bay offers waterfront lawns that are perfect for lingering and it features many places to be inspired by nature.

This master-planned community is comprised of more than 675 acres spanning from sea to sound. Explore, exercise, connect and enjoy the diversity of Grand Cayman at Camana Bay, a mixed-used gathering space for fun, sun and more.

There are upwards of 600 yearly events that take place at Camana Bay. The venue houses Grand Cayman’s only movie theatre and it serves as a town center for those who want to play, discover and unwind. Dance under the stars and live music events, attend an annual New Year’s Eve party and enjoy many other great things to do in Camana Bay.

Directions to Camana Bay

By Foot

You can get to Camana Bay easily by foot from Seven Mile Beach. Just follow the footpath signs that are located all along West Bay Road. These markers will guide you up to The Rise (a pedestrian walkway) and over it, and then you’ll be heading right to The Paseo in Camana Bay’s Town Centre.

By Car

Camana Bay is easily accessible by car from George Town and West Bay.

By Boat

If you’re cruising your own boat to Camana Bay, plug the following coordinates in for the Camana Bay channel entrance:

Latitude: 19.323510 Longitude: -81.367715
Coordinates for the Camana Bay Harbour:
Latitude: 19.321573 Longitude: -81.376449

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  • April 7th, 2018

Attend Kaibo Kite Fest On Grand Cayman

Buy a kite before or at this year’s Kaibo Kite Fest on Grand Cayman, just make sure you have one because you’re in for a high-flying good time at a fun Caribbean tradition. Kaibo Beach on Grand Cayman is again the site for Kaibo Kite Fest, a joy-filled festival for awe seekers of all ages. This grand celebration of kites features opportunities to fly home-made or professionally constructed kites, and enter a competition to possibly be awarded “best flyer.”

There will be dancing in the sand to music from Bona Fide, a local band who is scheduled to perform unplugged from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Paddle boarding, kayaking and more await those who make their way to beautiful Kaibo Beach on Monday, April 2, 2018.

About Kaibo Kite Fest

Kaibo Kite Fest is part of Kaibo Beach community organizers’ vision to bring Caymanian culture to residents and tourists. The kite festival is an unofficial welcome of the summer season and it takes place when the wind is absolutely perfect for kite flying. The festival happens to take place over Easter break this year, which means many Cayman visitors on vacation have the opportunity to come and enjoy a prized Grand Cayman location.

Grand Cayman’s breezy shoreline will offer so plenty of beauty and lush landscape to be enjoyed. This Kite Fest is a way to showcase how lovely our island beaches are for kids, families and any type of resident or tourist. The event is free and it’s environmentally friendly, as there isn’t need for much except people, kites, wind and music.

Competition entrants have the chance to win prizes from local companies, such as a Digicel smartphone or a Cayman Airways flight. Registration for the various contests begins at 1 p.m. Before or after Kaibo Kite Fest, Kaibo Beach is a perfect place to spend the day with a picnic or just enjoying the company of friends and family.

Details:

● Date – April 2, 2018
● Time – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
● Dance in the sand to local music from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
● Bring your own kite if you can because the kite shop has limited supply
● The Sweet Spot will provide paddle boarding and kayaking entertainment
● Kite competition registration is $5 (charity donation)
● Kaibo Kite Fest proceeds go to Charity Cayman’s ARK
● Win prizes like a Digicel smartphone or Cayman Airways flight

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  • April 1st, 2018

50K Marathon

For many, a visit to the Cayman Islands means a chance to push back from the rigors and demands of everyday life and relax. With its legendary tropical climate, placid, azure-blue waters and stunning beaches, it’s certainly no wonder.

However, not all people think alike. A few brave souls look at this paradise of sun and sand and think, wow, what a great place to put myself through the most grueling physical test of my life. If you are one of these special types, then read on.

Time to Go Off-the-Beaten Track
The 9th annual Off The Beaten Track ultra-marathon is being held on Sunday, Feb. 25, beginning at 5 a.m. Consequently, if warm, tropical breezes and intense racing speak to you, now is the time to act fast and make your reservations to get to the Cayman Islands for this one-of-a-kind event.

This innovative race is an excellent challenge for both first-time and veteran racers, as well as those who have entered this very event in the past. That is because the race course changes substantially from year to year, winding over sandy beaches, back roads and tropical bush. What’s more, the exact race course is kept secret until one week before the event, after which it is key for entrants to study it ahead of time to be aware of its impending challenges.

This event is styled after Morrocco’s Marathon des Sables, a 156-mile run over six days across that country’s hot sands, and allows entrants to compete individually or as part of a six-member team.

More than just a race, Off The Beaten Track also benefits the individual charity each of its six corporate sponsors choose to represent, as well as Facing Africa, an organization that sends surgeons and medical supplies to Sub-Saharan Africa to help treat facial deformities in children there.

Let South Bay Beach Club Take the Heat Off
Since you will be focused on your pre-race rituals, race-day challenges and post-race celebration, let South Bay Beach Club handle everything else. We are known as the premier luxury destination in the Caymans, so why not treat yourself to the best? We’ll make sure your room is clean, fresh and super-comfortable so you can focus on the work, and fun, at hand. Then, we’ll also make sure you don’t miss any of the great sightseeing and dining options after your work is done.

So contact us here at South Bay Beach Club and make your commitment to the race and your own relaxation afterwards.

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  • March 28th, 2018

Chalkfest

As we all know, art comes in many shapes and forms, and only a select few pieces make it to the museums and galleries across the globe. Still, there is art everywhere, and usually the best creations come from the streets—and sometimes the beaches—of communities all over the world.

Here in the Cayman Islands, we take our art seriously, but we also like to have fun with it. That is why our annual Chalkfest celebration has become such a hit.

Chalk This Up to Art
This year’s Chalkfest, to be held Saturday, March 31st, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Camana Bay, marks the 14th year of this very popular event. Artists of all ages, styles and abilities are invited to leave their easels, paints and brushes at home and trade them all in for free chalk and the slab of pavement of their choice to simply make art.

Nonetheless, there will be first-, second- and third-place prizes for the best individual and group art works in a number of age categories, including those under 5 years of age, 5 to 7 years old, 8 to 10 years old, 11 and 12 years of age, 13 to 18 years old, and adults 19 years of age and older. Only one entry per category is permitted. Participating artists are encouraged to bring sponges, rags and buckets to help creative types make the most of their chalk work.

If you are interested, you can register on the day of the event. Fees are about $12.00 for adults and $4 for children, depending on the exact exchange rate at the time. It’s all for a good cause, though, as proceeds go toward the Cayman Islands’ National Gallery Outreach Programmes.

In addition to all the creating, there will be multitudes of Easter-themed treats and games available to participants, as well as an artisanal market, face painting, music, balloon animals and a story reading sponsored by Books & Books.

Make South Bay Beach Club Your Artists’ Lair
The Caymans’ premier luxury resort can be your home away from home any time you visit our beautiful islands. Not only do we offer the greatest lodging and amenities, but we’ll make sure you know about every event and can’t-miss attraction during your stay.

So get ready to call on your creative juices and contact us here at South Bay Beach Club so you can take part in all the fun.

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  • March 20th, 2018