DRESS: Trina Turk
So, if you’ve been following along and I hope you have, you know we spent a few days in the Cayman Islands. I wanted to share a few more pictures and review where we stayed and some of the things we did.
The Cayman Islands are a group of three islands in the Western Caribbean and they are absolutely beautiful. We stayed on the main island – Grand Cayman – at the Ritz Carlton for the first few nights. We flew into Grand Cayman and the hotel was about a 15 minute ride from the airport. The Ritz is right on Seven Mile Beach which consistently wins awards for one of the beaches in the world. The Ritz is known for outstanding service and accommodations and this hotel did not disappoint. Like, rum runners and sugar cookies waiting for you when you check in, type of service. The resort is made up of two main buildings – the resort side and the beach side. The beach side looks directly at the ocean and the resort side overlooks the golf course.
One of my favorite parts of the resort was the Spa. The spa offers relaxing services focused around health and wellness. The spa also has lounges and whirlpools and uses Swiss caviar body treatments. We spent a few hours getting pampered and browsing the boutique.
I had the caviar massage which was equal parts relaxing and rejuvenating. Caviar is packed with vitamins and minerals that are responsible for preventing dullness and drying of skin. These vitamins and minerals can also even out skin tone and improve skin texture.
My favorite, favorite part of our time in Grand Cayman was by far our horseback riding trip. I found Nikirides on Trip Advisor and she was fantastic. She picked us up right from the hotel and took us to the western part of the island. We went for a 20 minute ride right on the beach and the views were beautiful. Then we rode the horses into the ocean. It was SO cool. I have been riding horses for most of my life, but don’t let that scare you away. Most of the people in our group of 5 people were novice riders. The horses were super calm. If you are a more experienced rider, Niki will let you canter down the beach. Highly, highly recommend doing this.
Where to Eat:
There are several restaurants in the resort. My favorite, by far, was Seven. The restaurant is named after Seven Mile Beach and boasts beach front dining. They are known for their grass fed beef selections and the food did not disappoint. They also have over 350 wine selections.
The Ritz is also known for their pina coladas and I had one or maybe seven, you decide.
Overall, the Cayman Islands are stunning and I highly recommend adding them to your travel bucket list. Especially as an escape from the cold. Part 2 of our Cayman Trip – Cayman Brac – will be on the blog soon. Stay tuned. If you have any questions about the Ritz or things to do on the main island, I’d love to hear from you.