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Diving in the Cayman Islands

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Photo: Catherine Ledner

The paradoxical reality of life in the world’s fifth- largest financial center is still something of a secret—at least to the majority of the one million passengers who disembark every year from the giant cruise ships in George Town Harbour. Yet the very same qualities that have transformed an obscure island into the Switzerland of the Caribbean—ultramodern infrastructure, zero crime, great sailing and diving, and tens of thousands of well-heeled young businessmen and -women—also make Grand Cayman an alluring site for luxury hotel development. Read the article

Inspired by: Grand Cayman Glitz — by David Samuels, Published Oct. 2006

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    Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

    Forty years ago, the island of Grand Cayman was transformed into a world-class financial center—the Switzerland of the Caribbean. Today, the big lu

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    Sunset House Hotel

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    Trinity Caves

    More-experienced divers shouldn’t miss Trinity Caves, where the canyons start at 50 feet deep.

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    North Wall

    The North Wall is a favorite dive spot, with spectacular coral, marine life, and visibility.

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    Stingray City

    In Stingray City, divers and snorkelers can feed the giant creatures.

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    Sunset Divers

    The Sunset House has diving at its doorstep, and runs shore and boat excursions to all parts of the island.

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    Red Sail Sports

    Guided tours with this outfit depart from many of the major hotels along Seven Mile Beach and Rum Point.

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    Eden Rock Diving Center

    Shore dives around Eden Rock and Devil’s Grotto.

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    Cayman Island Turtle Farm

    See thousands of turtles on Boatswain’s Beach.

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