Luxury Destination: Ritz-Carlton, Cayman Islands
An escape to the luxury destination of the Cayman Islands should be on everyone’s travel bucket list. A Caribbean island paradise, the white sand and crystal blue waters are a wonder to behold. For those looking to soak up the sun in the most magnificent way possible, The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman is beyond compare.
Located directly on Seven Mile Beach in the Caribbean, the The Ritz-Carlton is spread over 144 acres. The hotel has a variety of stunning rooms and suites that overlook the gardens, resort, or ocean. But for the traveler looking for the most exclusive getaway in one of the world’s best hotels, a stay in the Grand Cayman Penthouse is a must. Guests staying in the penthouse are given a private check in, travel to their accommodations via a private elevator, and have a dedicated concierge available for assistance. With panoramic ocean views from a wraparound terrace, a stay in this 3 bedroom suite is the ultimate in luxury vacations.
Activities abound at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. The resort is home to two pools, a Greg Norman-designed 9 hole golf course, 5 tennis courts, 1 basketball court, fitness center, waterpark, and countless opportunities for ocean recreation. For guests looking for a bit of relaxation, la prairie Spa specializes in Swiss facials, massage and body treatments to be enjoyed in the spa, in a private cabana or in room.
The island of Grand Cayman is a breathtaking venue for a wedding celebration. Whether it is just the two of you exchanging vows in the sand or a party with 300 of your closest friends, The Ritz-Carlton is ready to make the day special. With a fully customizable catering menu and the only ballroom on the island, the dedicated staff can help you plan the wedding of your dreams in this luxury destination.
There are six restaurants to choose from within the resort. With a menu designed by a world renowned seafood expert and using the freshest seafood in the Caribbean, the award winning Blue by Eric Ripert is widely considered to be the best seafood restaurant in Grand Cayman. To indulge further in Caribbean seafood, enjoy the exquisite sushi and sake of Taikun. At Andiamo, guests can feast on classic Italian fare while enjoying the Caribbean atmosphere of a breezy terrace. SEVEN, right on the beach, will tantalize your tastebuds with its Caribbean-inspired steaks.
Located directly on Seven Mile Beach, Bar Jack is a casual restaurant, specializing in light beach fare. Silver Palm is the perfect place to end the day with cocktails and a Cuban cigar. For guests looking to broaden their own cooking skills, schedule a meal in the Culinary Studio. There, guests will prepare their own meal under the tutelage of members of The Ritz-Carlton’s culinary team.
There is no reason to wait to cross Grand Cayman off of your bucket list. The Ritz-Carlton is waiting for you.
Written by Kristina Kyrland
(Images Courtesy of Ritz-Carlton)