When people think of West Bay Grand Cayman they immediately think of the Seven Mile Beach. But did you know you can go to Hell? A quirky tourist attraction called Hell’s Post Office. How about a visit to the birthplace of democracy in Grand Cayman, like Pedro ST. James National Historic Site? The truth is, there is so much more to do and see than just the beach and sun (though we absolutely recommend it). We’re here to name some of the intriguing adventures found on this side of Grand Cayman. Explore the allure of the island with exciting new excursions to add to your already dazzling itinerary.
Hell’s Post Office
“Welcome to Hell”, greets a sign at Hell’s Post Office entrance. Said to be over a million years old, Hell is known for its jagged, limestone formations that create an eerie landscape for tourists to gaze upon. You can go to Hell for free, as there is no fee to visit and parking is also free. Hell covers about a 2-acre area, making this a quick stop to add to any adventure-filled day. The real kicker is the ability to send postcards to your friends or family right from Hell’s Post Office. Maybe you prefer to get them a gift from Hell. There is a small souvenir shop on site. The best part is that you can go to Hell for free, as there is no cover charge to visit or park. This is quite an interesting site in West Bay Grand Cayman. It’s no surprise that the name has attracted hundreds of tourists, and while there is no need to stay in Hell very long, it is great for a gag gift or to enjoy a good laugh.
A true animal lover capitalizes on every opportunity they can find. West Bay Grand Cayman offers multiple options to fit this enchanting interaction for kids and adults alike.
A great stop is the Cayman Turtle Center in West Bay. Continue the interaction with this rather friendly species. Visit the popular attraction that combines education, conservation, and entertainment. Its in-house turtle breeding farm helps the island’s conservation efforts by protecting several different species of turtles to help increase their population. Now, I’m sure you’ve heard of swimming with the dolphins, but how about swimming with the turtles? A truly gentle and kind experience. More than turtles, you’ll find all kinds of bird species and even a predator tank! Waltz into their butterfly garden for a joyful scenery of colors and tiny flapping wings.
Also found in West Bay Grand Cayman, Dolphins! Come and swim with the dolphins! A mesmerizing opportunity to mingle with these playful and intelligent mammals. Learn all about their habitat and life at sea. Due to its incredible popularity, we highly recommend booking this excursion in advance to lock in your spot.
Regardless of the option you choose to live out your West Bay Grand Cayman getaway, you will experience, thrill, awe, and wonder at every stop. Be prepared to take home unforgettable memories, new favorite keepsakes, and stories to tell for years to come. Plan your next trip to West Bay Grand Cayman, today!