Things To Do
SEVEN MILE BEACH
The nearest public access point to this award-winning beach is only 500 feet from our hotel.
Walking distance from The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman is Camana Bay, the retail and entertainment district featuring shops, restaurants, and promenades. Accessed via a pedestrian walkway, this lively waterfront town was awarded the Governor’s Award for Design and Construction Excellence for its sustainable design.
The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands
Take in the arts and culture of the Cayman Islands with a stop at the National Art Gallery. There are a variety of exhibitions to enjoy with a wide range of styles, including work from local artists. And admission is free!
Cayman Islands National Museum
A living connection to Cayman’s past, the Cayman Islands National Museum allows guests to explore the natural and culture heritage of Grand Cayman and other islands. The museum also has a shop selling locally made gifts and jewellery.
The capital city of Grand Cayman is a short ten-minute drive or bus ride from The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman. The city features duty-free shops, and is a great place to experience and learn about local culture.
Your gateway to renowned Stingray City is only 2 miles away from The Locale Hotel Grand Cayman. Tour through this group of sandbars where you can swim, feed, and take photos with Atlantic Stingrays! Did you know kissing a stingray can bring seven years of good luck!
Cayman Spirits Co.
Tour through Grand Cayman’s only distillery for a peek behind the scenes of the large custom-built facility. Afterwards, sample hand-crafted spirits including fresh batches of Seven Fathoms Rum, Gun Bay Vodka, Governor’s Reserve Rum, and the seasonal Distiller’s Special.
North Sound Golf
Play a few rounds at Grand Cayman’s only 18-hole golf course. This premier course features impeccable greens and stunning views, as well as an Aqua Driving Range where golfers of all abilities can drive floating golf balls off into the sunset.
One of the top ten best places to snorkel on Grand Cayman, this site is located about 100 yards out from Seven Mile Beach and is a short 8-minute drive from the hotel. Snorkel with turtles, puffer fish, peacock flounder, sting rays, nurse sharks and more.
Drink like a local at Cayman Islands Brewery. Located in nearby George Town, the brewery was launched in 2007 with a focus on brewing beers that are distinctly Cayman. This award-winning brewery prides itself on being environmentally friendly in both production and distribution. Currently, these beers can only be enjoyed on Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman.
Located in West Bay, Hell is the setting of a unique limestone formation. Surrounded by greenery, short, black rocks cover a section of land about half the size of a football field. Although you are not allowed to venture onto the limestone, there are viewing platforms. You can also send a postcard from Hell and get your passport stamped to prove you’ve been to Hell and back.
CAYMAN TURTLE CENTER
A conservation facility and tourist attraction that hosts Green Sea and Loggerhead Turtles and a variety of wildlife native to the Cayman Islands. Tour through the centre, get up close and personal with these turtles, and learn all about conservation efforts in place to protect these species.
Pedro St. James
Take a trip back in time with a visit to this historical site. The 18th century, three-storey building has been restored to reflect the original splendour and provides tourists with a unique window into Grand Cayman’s heritage.
Take a trek back in time on this 200-year-old hiking trail. Located in Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park, this hike is 2 miles through the undeveloped interior of Grand Cayman. Along the way, you’ll likely spot parrots, hermit crabs, iguanas, and a wide variety of birds.
On a windy day stop by the blow holes to witness an impressive natural display! The blow holes are a great spot for a unique photo op, as pressure in underwater caverns produces a massive geyser of salt water to spray up and out.
Blue Iguana Nature Reserve
Located in Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is the Blue Iguana Habitat. Also known as the Grand Cayman ground iguana, blue iguanas are the largest native land animal on the island and in 2005 were considered functionally extinct. Guides provide information on how the lizards were brought back from the brink and allow guests to get up close and personal with the animals.
On the north side of Grand Cayman, Rum Point is famous for its white sand beach and calm waters. A great place to snorkel, swim, and lounge on the beach, or bring a picnic and relax in the shade. There are volleyball courts and water activities, as well as a gift shop, showers, and outdoor bar with food service.
If you are interested, our front desk would be pleased to assist you in booking excursions. Our friendly staff can also provide more information on any of the above activities.