Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands are a group of islands and British colony situated in the Caribbean. Cayman Islands consist of three islands, the larger Grand Cayman and the smaller Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. The islands were first discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1503 during his fourth trip to the New World, and he called the islands Las Tortugas because of the large amount of turtles that were on the islands.

Cayman Islands is an important financial center and a center for international offshore industry but tourism is the island’s main source of income. There will be daily between 4,000 and 22,000 tourists to the islands by cruise ship.

The archipelago is also regarded as one of the best places to dive. On land, you can experience the Cayman Islands “Chinese Wall” that was built long ago as a protection against pirates.