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List of TR's:

Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
Chabad Link

Synagogue:

Hotels with points:
-Ritz Carlton
-Westin
-Marriott


Other:
-Kimpton

Things to Do:
-Stingray City
-Seven Mike Beach
-Starfish point
-Turtle...
-RUM POINT
-SEVEN FATHOMS RUM DISTILLERY TOUR
-QUEEN ELIZABETH II BOTANICAL GARDENS
-blow hole
-Swimming with  dolphins
-Snorkling @ kittiwake
-Jetski/waverunner tour  (Discount Excursions & Red Sail Sports are virtually private in the mornings, and the cheapest )
-Horseback on the beach
-Downtown Georgetown
   a. Duty free shops
   b. Margarittaville
-Cemetary beach
-Cayman Kai - starfish
-Scuba diving (eden rock & devils grotto)

Getting Around:
Driving is on the other side of the car and street

Taxi
 George Town & SMB:

Truly Blessed Taxi (345) 517 2274
Ace (345) 777 7777
Super Cabs (345) 888 8888
Crown (345) 916 0111
Eastern Districts:

McCurley’s (345) 947 9626 (North Side)
Parrot Taxis (345) 329 1558 (Bodden Town)
 
Cayman Brac
Maple Taxi Services (345) 939 667

Bike rental
Bus ($2)


Notes:


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Author Topic: Cayman Islands Thread  (Read 38894 times)

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #60 on: November 07, 2016, 01:19:37 PM »
GRAND OPENING: Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa will open in Grand Cayman in 2016. Now accepting reservations for stays starting November 15, 2016.

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« Reply #61 on: November 07, 2016, 01:19:49 PM »
Just thought people may be interested

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #62 on: November 14, 2016, 11:53:42 AM »
any ideas for which hotels? Westin is under construction...Ritz is $2100 a night and a Tier 5?

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« Reply #63 on: November 14, 2016, 11:59:03 AM »
any ideas for which hotels? Westin is under construction...Ritz is $2100 a night and a Tier 5?

Holiday Inn or Kimton

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« Reply #64 on: November 14, 2016, 12:07:19 PM »

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #65 on: November 14, 2016, 12:38:02 PM »
Are they upscale?

I stayed at the Holiday Inn while I was there.  The room was brand new in great condition.  It wasn't the most upscale place, but it wasn't a budget resort either-It was on the upscale side.
The kimpton is brand new, so I would not know.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #66 on: November 15, 2016, 08:00:07 AM »
any ideas for which hotels? Westin is under construction...Ritz is $2100 a night and a Tier 5?

Marriott, Comfort Suites are options as well.

There are dozens of Condominium complexes along Seven Mile Beach, they are very popular with repeat visitors to Cayman.

Condo's are for the most part cheaper then Hotels, come with Kitchens and have 2-3 bedrooms. You can find basic and luxury units.
Caydirect.com and VRBO.com are some good places to search for condo availability.


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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #67 on: August 30, 2017, 07:00:51 PM »
anyone knows whats the best way / cheapest flight I can get from New york to cayman island for 24th or 25th of december?
 I have AA points and Sapphire reserve.

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« Reply #68 on: August 30, 2017, 08:05:19 PM »
anyone knows whats the best way / cheapest flight I can get from New york to cayman island for 24th or 25th of december?
 I have AA points and Sapphire reserve.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #69 on: January 10, 2018, 10:36:25 AM »
If you want a ride from/to the airport and/or an awesome tour guide, I cannot recommend more than Shirley Roulstone of Cayman Routes Island Tours. Very sweet, personable and knowledgeable. Extemely accomodating. Our kids loved her. They cried when theysaid goodbye. Clean van. Reasonable rates. She knows the island well.
Not looking for a tour guide, just need ride from the airport, should I bother with her or just take a cab

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« Reply #70 on: January 10, 2018, 08:21:52 PM »
Not looking for a tour guide, just need ride from the airport, should I bother with her or just take a cab
I rented a car there, it was very cheap and I was able to drive around the island, go to the grocery...
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« Reply #71 on: January 11, 2018, 02:26:48 PM »
I rented a car there, it was very cheap and I was able to drive around the island, go to the grocery...
Not that cheap for next week, also really only need it for drive to & from the airport

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #72 on: January 04, 2019, 08:31:02 AM »
We have BH secured Group rates at the newly renovated Margaritaville Beach Resort January 17 – 28 2019.
Closest hotel to Chabad Cayman.

Under group code, you must enter GCHA

The cut off date for this will be January 13, 2019

Full payment will be required at the time of booking

Cancellation terms are noted

https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=74932&Chain=21090&template=RBE&shell=RBE&+adult=2&child=0&promo=GCHA

Year-round rates:
Enter group rate
"CHAB"

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #73 on: January 05, 2019, 08:06:07 PM »
Anyone used Discount Excursions?

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #74 on: February 12, 2019, 12:16:54 AM »
We have BH secured Group rates at the newly renovated Margaritaville Beach Resort January 17 – 28 2019.
Closest hotel to Chabad Cayman.

Under group code, you must enter GCHA

The cut off date for this will be January 13, 2019

Full payment will be required at the time of booking

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Enter group rate
"CHAB"

https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=74932&Chain=21090&template=RBE&shell=RBE&+adult=2&child=0&promo=CHAB

 
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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #75 on: February 12, 2019, 06:16:25 PM »
Any thoughts on Ritz vs Westin?

Anyone stay at either of these properties recently?

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #76 on: February 12, 2019, 06:41:13 PM »
Any thoughts on Ritz vs Westin?

Anyone stay at either of these properties recently?

Ritz is the way to go.

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #77 on: February 12, 2019, 06:56:38 PM »
Ritz is the way to go.

Have you stayed there recently? Any status recognition at the Ritz?

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Re: Cayman Islands Thread
« Reply #78 on: February 12, 2019, 10:32:29 PM »
Have you stayed there recently? Any status recognition at the Ritz?

Yes was recently there.
Great resort, but with reward points you are in the resort tower. Which is a little walk to the beach.

Barely any status recognition. I went during a busy time.

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« Reply #79 on: February 12, 2019, 10:45:58 PM »
Yes was recently there.
Great resort, but with reward points you are in the resort tower. Which is a little walk to the beach.

Barely any status recognition. I went during a busy time.

So unless i can guarantee that I wont be in the resort tower, wouldnt it be better to go with Westin?