About 480 miles south of Miami, and just south of Cuba in the Western Caribbean, three underwater mountains rise up from the deep blue Cayman Trench, just peeking their tops out of the warm, clear water to create the tiny islands of Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. These tiny islands have developed a giant reputation among divers over the last 50 years, and their popularity grows greater each day. The British Crown colony of the Cayman Islands offers a seemingly infinite selection of dramatic underwater attractions, accessible from shore and at hundreds of nearby moored sites; a balmy climate; a friendly, English speaking population that enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the Caribbean; and all of the conveniences of the modern world, balanced by wide expanses of protected natural wonders.

Easily accessible from many North American gateways via major airlines, Grand Cayman's Owen Roberts International Airport is only about an hour and 15 minutes from Miami and about two hours and 30 minutes from Houston. Entry requirements are easy to meet, and there is a bounty of duty-free shopping throughout the Caymans.

Young or old, hard-core diver or water-phobic, you will find just your type of vacation on one of the Cayman Islands. Grand Cayman offers the most possibilities, from quiet shores on the East End, to bustling Seven Mile Beach, and everything in between. The diving here is just as varied and impressive. Cayman Brac will show you a quiet, nature-oriented time and some terrific, pristine diving, and Little Cayman will take the nature theme and dramatic diving even farther into wonderland.

It's your choice. It's all here. So click in and get wet Cayman-style.

 


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