When choosing the right place to buy or build your dream home and raise your family, consider investing in the Cayman Islands. From a multitude of recreational activities, to its highly-regarded educational system and musical programmes, various outdoor activities, along with its prime Caribbean beach front real estate, these sister islands comprised of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman, offer the best perks for families from around the globe.
Although English is its native language, the Cayman Islands is home to more than 145 nationalities, making the Islands a diverse and culturally-rich country. This perfectly-blended mix of cultures has also contributed to the Islands’ recognition of being the culinary capital of the Caribbean.
Regarded as one of the safest places to live in the world, families in the Cayman Islands find solace in the warmth of the residents’ hospitality and the excellent policing service, as well as the terrific Grand Cayman real estate options in family friendly neighbourhoods.
Located in the heart of the Caribbean Sea where the weather is always “just right”, families can get their feet wet and enjoy an array of watersports in the Cayman Islands along its pristine beaches, including its internationally-renowned Seven Mile Beach. You can surf a wave or two in South Sound, kiss a few friendly stingrays at Stingray City, explore shipwrecks, or simply just sink your toes in the soft, white sand. It is here where you will discover the only medicine you will need is Vitamin Sea.
Above sea level, the vibrant town of Camana Bay has all you desire. This 63-acre property hosts a variety of high-end retail stores, restaurants, a cinema, and even Starfish Village - a day camp for your little ones.
Starfish Village offers enriching hands-on activities, crafts, snacks and lunch. The day camp also offers a Toddler Morning Programme, Specialty Classes, Drop & Play and Stay & Play. Each programme is designed to nurture creativity and engage imagination under the supervision of well-qualified and enthusiastic staff.
At the Cayman Music School, also located in Camana Bay, budding musicians can learn a broad range of instruments, receive voice training and be part of vocal and rock band ensembles, to name a few of their programmes. The school even has Music Time for the little ones and dance classes for children age 3 and up in a variety of styles like ballet and hip hop.
For sports enthusiasts and athletes, there are a number of organized clubs (and lessons) to choose from. The Recreational Centre at Camana Bay facilitates many on-going outdoor leagues, from soccer to basketball to tennis, while the Camana Bay Aquatic Club offers coaching for swimmers of all ages and abilities.
The Islands also have rugby, squash, baseball, tee-ball, and roller hockey leagues, as well as a gymnastics and an equestrian club. Avid golfers can receive lessons at North Sound Golf Club, while those wanting to earn their sea legs can enroll in sailing camp at the Cayman Islands Sailing Club.
In this technologically driven society, the Cayman Islands place an emphasis on the importance of outdoor free-play. Each district around the Islands features a well-maintained park, including one located at the Public Beach, a short walk from The Residences at Seafire and another at the Dart Park in South Sound, which has plenty of shade, picnic tables and an outdoor Amphitheatre, making it the ideal place for an outdoor adventure.
In terms of seeking the best education for your children, the Cayman International School is a private, co-education school with state-of-the-art facilities spread over a 13-acre campus. With strong academic and extracurricular programmes to students from nursery to grade 12, the school also has a competitive International Baccalaureate Diploma programme in place to prepare teens for entry into top-tier local and international universities.
Whether your family is the adventurous, studious, or even musical type, the Cayman Islands is the ideal place to begin your story and invest in Grand Cayman real estate. For more information on properties for sale on Grand Cayman, visit our current listings here.