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The Cayman Islands are known the world over for their stunning beaches, world class snorkeling and diving, the quality of restaurants and nightlife, and providing one of the safest tourist destinations in the Caribbean.

The International Funds Conference is hosted at the finest facility in the Cayman Islands, the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. Attendees will discover a wealth of activities available to them and their families, all very close to the Conference site.

Some of these activities are listed below for your convenience.

 

 

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman spans the island from Seven Mile Beach to the NorthSound and overlooks the aquamarine waters of the Caribbean Sea and the white sands of one of the most desirable coasts in Grand Cayman. The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is a short 70-minute flight from Miami. The resort includes 365 guestrooms and suites, Greg Norman-designed golf, a world class spa and seven restaurants and lounges.

Recreational Activities
Guests of the Ritz will enjoy themselves during their spare time with the assistance of their comprehensive destination services department, which offers tennis, spa, watersports, island tours, heritage tours and all other available activities.

Blue Tip, a Greg Norman-designed nine hole golf course.

One of the most eagerly anticipated features at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is the Greg Norman golf course, Blue Tip. Open only to guests and Residence owners of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Blue Tip will deliver fiercely on its shark pedigree.
Sure to be dubbed a "nine-hole Caribbean monster", the course will rouse golfers with its five long Par Fours into the Caribbean trade winds, which can make a 470-yard hole play like 600.

The Courts

Nick Bollettieri, the coach behind tennis greats Andre Agassi, Monica Seles and Maria Sharapova, has created a custom tennis program for The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The center is staffed by professionals with training from Bollettieri's Tennis Academy in Florida and features three red clay courts, one grass court, and a separate backboard area… all with water views. The Courts are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Fitness Center and Wellness Classes
A variety of classes are available daily with our compliments at the Fitness Center. The Fitness Center is open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Silver Rain, a La Prairie Spa

Our 20,000 square foot spa provides a brilliant and seductive world of well-being to walk into. Whatever is purest and rarest has been incorporated into both products and services.
The Silver Rain experience provides the "healing waters" Switzerland is renowned for in utterly unique hydrotherapies.

Treatments culled from many cultures indulge body and spirit, as the superb skin science of La Prairie's Swiss Heritage meets the sensual delights of the tropics.

Ambassadors of the Environment by Jean-Michel Cousteau
Children will be engaged and enchanted by activities handcrafted by the name synonymous with ocean exploration and preservation.

Ambassador of the Environment by Jean-Michel Cousteau introduces young people to the natural wonders and rich cultural traditions of the Cayman Islands. The islands' ecological resources become a natural classroom and living laboratory in which kids, teenagers and even their parents will learn while having so much fun that they'll never imagine that it's educational.

Restaurants:
“Blue” by Eric Riper
“Periwinkle”
“7” Prime Cuts and Sunsets
“Bar Jack”
“The Cupboard Café”

Lounges:
“Silver Palm Wine Bar and Sushi Lounge”

Committed to providing the most discerning global travelers with an exceptional level of quality and creativity, The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has achieved a level of culinary excellence to rival any resort in the world.

 

Around the Cayman Islands


Nearby attractions
Grand Cayman is a blend of rich local traditions, international attractions and remarkable natural beauty. Premier attractions include:

Boatswain's Beach marine theme park featuring - 16,000 sea turtles www.boatswainsbeach.ky

Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, a natural preserve and tropical garden tours www.botanic-park.ky

The 1780 castle at the Pedro St. James Historic Site www.pedrostjames.ky

The Cayman Islands National Museum

Evening Sunset Cocktail and Dinner Cruise

Fishing Excursions: Deep Sea, Reef, Bottom, Bone, Fly, Night www.ohboycharters.com or www.fatfishadventures.com

Submarine Tours www.atlantisadventures.com/grandcayman.cfm

Horseback riding on the beach www.caymanactivityguide.com/HorsebackRiding.htm

Island Jeep Tours www.caribbeanshoretours.com/CaymanJeepSafari.htm

Helicopter Island Tour www.caymanactivityguide.com/Helicopter.htm

Catamaran Sail or Powerboat to Stingray City to swim with the stingrays www.stingraycitytrips.com

Duty-free shopping for everything from local arts and crafts to European fashions

Any Water Sport Imaginable
The crystal clear Caribbean waters and diverse marine life of Grand Cayman have made it one of the world's top rated dive and snorkel destinations.

Water sport activities available in Grand Cayman include:
• Snorkeling Equipment and Lessons
• Glass Bottom Boat Snorkel Tours
• Paddle Boats
• Kayaks
• Floating Rafts and Beds
• Hobie Wave and Getaway Catamarans
• Sailboats (instruction available)
• Water Hammocks
• "Aquaglide" Floating Pontoons
• Waterskiing and Wakeboarding
• Tube and Banana rides
• Wave runners
• Private Boat Rentals (captain available)
• Windsurfing
• Scuba Diving and Instructional Courses