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Top 13 Grand Cayman Family Resorts in 2020

Grand Cayman is a picture-perfect destination in the Caribbean, offering beautiful beaches and outdoor activities that even the littlest member of the family can enjoy. Island attractions are packed with Caribbean sunshine, from the white sandy shoreline of the famous Seven Mile Beach to stingray encounters at Stingray City, while top Grand Cayman family resorts offer endless family activities. Your kids can spend their days exploring not only the beautiful beaches but also the colourful life that lives beneath the ocean.

Subron 6 Kittiwake, shipwreck
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With over 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve revealed the top-rated Grand Cayman family resorts for 2020. We’ve done the hard work for you, compiling a comprehensive list of Grand Cayman family resorts with extensive kid-friendly perks such as outdoor pools, kids clubs and spacious rooms and suites.

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Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort

Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, Grand Cayman family resort
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One of the best Seven Mile Beach hotels, Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort is just steps from the island’s best white-sand beach. In addition to swimming at its beachfront pool, families can go snorkelling or enjoy the outdoor dining at Veranda on Seven Mile Beach. Den serves sweet treats like homemade pastries, while the on-site spa pampers parents with a menu of body treatments.

Save money in a Deluxe Double, which features two double-size beds, a flat-screen TV and ocean views, or enjoy the sofa bed and oceanfront balcony in a spacious Junior Suite Double. Perfect for families or large groups, the Two Bedroom Suite, Oceanfront Balcony is the most spacious accommodation available with a separate living and dining area.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • An oceanfront pool, as well as water sports and Segway tours available nearby.
  • Rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies with ocean views.
  • The spa menu of massages, body scrubs, foot baths, body wraps and facials.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 179 – USD 816
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 389 West Bay Road, George Town, Cayman Islands

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, Grand Cayman Family Resort
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The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa is one of the best Grand Cayman family resorts, highly regarded among HotelsCombined visitors for its beachfront setting and outdoor pools. You can swim in the largest freshwater pool on Grand Cayman, then enjoy creative coastal cuisine at Beach House restaurant or burgers and fish tacos at Tortuga Beach Grill & Bar.

Inspired by the ocean, the rooms and suites feature modern furnishings and views of Grand Cayman, the ocean or pools. Opt for a Beachfront-Lanai for a private patio with easy access to the beach or book a Deluxe Oceanfront for an ocean-facing balcony. All rooms boast family-friendly amenities such as 24-hour room service, mini fridges and flat-screen TVs.

Why Families Should Stay Here

Star Rating: 4*
Price:
USD 212 – USD 1,167
Guest Rating:
8.2
Address:
Seven Mile Beach, P.O. Box 30620, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach & Resort

Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach & Resort
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Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach & Resort is a family-friendly resort with all the essentials you need for a perfect beach getaway, offering affordable rates and a prime location near the shoreline. Choose from cosy Deluxe Studio Suites with kitchenettes, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers and Two-Bedroom suites with separate living rooms and pull out sofas.

Families are spoilt for choice in daily activities, whether it’s swimming and snorkelling in the azure waters of Seven Mile Beach, lounging in a hammock or dining on Caribbean cuisine at Stingers Restaurant. Kids can make a splash in the pool while parents kick back with a tropical drink from the poolside bar. For a dose of culture, The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is just one kilometre away.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • One of the top Grand Cayman family resorts just a two-minute walk from Seven Mile Beach.
  • A complimentary breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs, waffles and hot coffee.
  • A poolside bar and plush lounge chairs and umbrellas on the beach.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 137 – USD 299
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: West Bay Road, George Town, Cayman Islands

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, family resort
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Families wanting a luxury beach vacation should head straight for The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, one of the best Grand Cayman family resorts with 5-star service. The beachfront property boasts multiple restaurants, a luxe day spa and two outdoor pools. Kids will find endless entertainment at the on-site water park, Starfish Cay, while sports fanatics can play golf, tennis and basketball.

Each of the rooms and suites features a private balcony with ocean, resort or garden views in addition to feather duvets and goose down pillows, 24-hour in-room dining and a fully-stocked refreshment bar. For oceanfront views and separate living and dining spaces, upgrade to The Ritz-Carlton Suite.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • Beachfront access and two outdoor pools surrounded by plush loungers and umbrellas.
  • An on-site water park with a zero-entry splash pool, interactive water nozzles and water slides.
  • Classic Italian cuisine at Andiamo, fresh sushi at Taikun and premium steaks at Seven.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 696 – USD 1,784
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: P.O. Box 32348 Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman

Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman
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Surrounded by tropical foliage and swaying palm trees, Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman is the only Grand Cayman set on the North Sound Caribbean Sea. Each of the spacious rooms features a balcony or patio, flat-screen TV, blackout shades and a coffee maker. Need extra space? Upgrade to a suite for ocean views, a fully equipped kitchen and living room with a sofa.

Located right on the water, Blue Iguana Grill and Lounge serves up an array of international dishes. Families can also relax and enjoy North Sound views from the sea-side pool, visit the hotel’s on-site game room or sign up for water sports and diving lessons. The hotel is also just a 10-minute drive from the aquatic adventures at Stingray City Grand Cayman.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • Amazing sunrise views from the sea-side pool and waterfront.
  • Signature dishes like jerk chicken quesadilla, fish tacos and banana granola pancakes at Blue Iguana Grill.
  • Complimentary shuttles to Camana Bay and George Town.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 146 – USD 357
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 278 Crighton Drive, Crystal Harbour, Safehaven, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Seven Mile Beach Resort & Club

Seven Mile Beach Resort & Club, Grand Cayman Family resort
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Seven Mile Beach Resort & Club offers families a relaxing retreat, tucked away in a garden setting on Seven Mile Beach. The highlight is its inviting swimming pool, which features two waterfalls, a Jacuzzi and plenty of room for sunbathing. There’s also a barbecue area poolside.

Families will love the spacious condos, which provide large living and dining areas as well as screened-in porches with seating. Families will find everything they need for a beach vacation, including central air conditioning, three TVs and a guest bedroom.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • An outdoor swimming pool with water features, sun loungers and a BBQ grill.
  • Condos boast large living rooms with a queen-size pull out sofa, multiple TVs and Jacuzzi baths.
  • Family-friendly perks such as fully-equipped kitchens, dining areas and Wi-Fi.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 311 – USD 348
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: 19 D Piper Way West Bay Road, George Town, Cayman Islands

Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa

Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa
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One of the first boutique resorts on the island, Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa overlooks Seven Mile Beach. Families can stay in the one or two-bedroom Ocean View Family Suites with a private balcony with ocean or pool views, a pull out sofa sleeper and separate living room, or upgrade to a beachfront bungalow for a luxury kitchenette.

Start your day with a fruit smoothie and freshly-baked goods at The Pantry at Seafire, then swim in the sparkling on-site pool or let little ones join entertaining programs at Camp Seafire. Diners of all ages will love the coastal Mexican dishes at the beachfront restaurant Coccoloba, where you can watch the waves gently crash onto Seven Mile Beach.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • Consistently rated one of the best Grand Cayman family resorts, with most rooms featuring private balconies with ocean views.
  • Camp Seafire’s nanny service while parents enjoy a massage at the spa or date-night at Ave restaurant.
  • Only six kilometres from the educational wildlife programs at Cayman Turtle Centre.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 429 – USD 1,106
Guest Rating: 9.8
Address: 60 Tanager Way, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Wyndham Reef Resort Grand Cayman

Wyndham Reef Resort Grand Cayman
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Offering affordable boutique lodging, Sunshine Suites Resort is one of the best Grand Cayman family resorts. Just a short walk from Seven Mile Beach, suites boast king-size beds with pillow-top mattresses, fully-equipped kitchens and flat-screen TVs with premium channels. For a sofa bed in the living room, upgrade to a One Bedroom Suite.

Bask in the sunshine at the outdoor pool, then re-charge with Angus burgers and fish tacos at the poolside Sunshine Grill or pick up snacks at Sunshine Marketplace. Diving and sailing excursions are available, as well as beachside cabana rentals with servers.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • Indoor and outdoor activities for children ages four to 12 at the Kids Club.
  • Spacious suites with family-friendly amenities, including fully equipped kitchens, flat-screen TVs and continental breakfast.
  • Shuttle services and amenities available at sister property the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 250 – USD 584
Guest Rating: 8.7
Address: 1 Queens Highway, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Grand Caymanian Resort

Grand Caymanian Resort, Grand Cayman family resort
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Just a short drive from George Town, Grand Caymanian Resort offers beautiful views of the North Sound. This family-friendly Grand Cayman resort boasts beachfront access, a freshwater pool, pavilion and fishing pier, as well as a poolside bar and restaurant serving jerk chicken and snapper sandwiches.

Families can save money in a Standard Guest Room, which features two double-size beds, a private patio or balcony and mini fridge. The hotel’s spacious King Suite offers 83 square metres of living space with a pull out sofa in the living room, a full kitchen and dining area.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • A freshwater pool with comfortable lounge chairs and on-site beach and pier.
  • The kids menu and outdoor seating at Blue Iguana Grill overlooking the ocean.
  • A complimentary shuttle departing hourly to Seven Mile Beach, Camana Bay and George Town.

Star Rating: 3.5*
Price: USD 156 – USD 300
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: 278 Crighton Drive, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Sunshine Suites Resort

Sunshine Suites Resort, Grand Cayman Family resort
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A five-minute drive from the 18-hole North Sound Golf Club, Sunshine Suites Resort is also a short walk from Seven Mile Beach. The hotel has 131 well-furnished suites, which come equipped with full kitchens that include a large fridge, stove top, microwave and coffee machine. In the One Bedroom Suite there’s also a living room with a sleeper sofa, dining table and two TVs.

Start your day with continental breakfast, then head to the beach with your complimentary beach chairs and towels or enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Sunshine Grill serves Caribbean specialities, while you can also take advantage of the amenities at sister property Seven Mile Beach.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • Large condos with fully-equipped kitchens, flat-screen TVs and high-speed Wi-Fi.
  • A convenient location near the beach and the area’s dozens of shops and restaurants.
  • Burgers, tacos and island specialty drinks at Sunshine Grill.

Star Rating: 3.5*
Price: USD 166 – USD 417
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: 1465 Esterley Tibbetts Highway, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman

Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman
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Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman is one of the best Grand Cayman family resorts to relax and leave your worries behind. Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, this kid-friendly resort has multiple swimming pools, restaurants and bars. Kids will love the pizza, gelato and ice-pops at Frank & Lola’s Pizzeria, while casual fare is on the menu at the outdoor 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill.

Standard Rooms are ideal for families, featuring two queen-size beds, private balconies, tropical-inspired sheets, flat-screen TVs, Keurig coffee makers and West Indies-style wet bars with in-room coolers. For ocean views from a furnished balcony, stay in the Partial Ocean View room.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • Games, crafts and activities in the Parakeets Kids Club available weekly.
  • Parents can enjoy 60-minute in-room massages from the spa.
  • Just two kilometres from the Caymanian exhibits at Cayman Islands National Museum.

Star Rating: 3.5*
Price: USD 180 – USD 279
Guest Rating: 7
Address: 269 West Bay Road, George Town, Cayman Islands

Coral Stone Club

Coral Stone Club offers the perfect setting for families, home to luxury beachfront condos with private balconies overlooking the resort’s zero-entry infinity-edge pool. You’ll have plenty of room to stretch out in the spacious two and three-bedroom condos, which feature separate living and dining rooms, kitchens, washer and dryers and furnished outdoor areas.

It’s easy to see why its one of the best Grand Cayman family resorts, as it offers direct beach access along with opportunities to enjoy some of the world’s best snorkelling. Beach equipment such as sand toys, floats and snorkelling gear is complimentary, while plush lounge chairs are available for use on Seven Mile Beach.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • Spacious condos with family-friendly amenities, including large living spaces and outdoor areas.
  • Outdoor recreation such as swimming, snorkelling and tennis courts available.
  • Well appointed in-room kitchens as well as outdoor BBQ grills for guests use.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 636 – USD 1,357
Guest Rating: 10
Address: 985 West Bay Road, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Regal Beach Club

Regal Beach Club, Grand Cayman Family Resort
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Less than a five-minute drive from the shops and restaurants at Camana Bay, Regal Beach Club is set on the beautiful Seven Mile Beach. It offers a variety of spacious two-bedroom villas with screened-in patios and partial ocean views, which are perfect for families wanting extra space. For the best panoramic beach views, stay in the extra-large Three-Bedroom Oceanfront room.

Families will find plenty of fun outdoor facilities, including a sparkling swimming pool, Jacuzzi and tennis court as well as a barbeque and picnic area. Stroll down to the picturesque shoreline for memorable sunset views or take advantage of the shops, restaurants and entertainment nearby. You can also walk two minutes to Cimboco for authentic Caribbean cuisine and The Burger Shack for juicy burgers.

Why Families Should Stay Here

  • Just steps from the white sandy shoreline of Seven Mile Beach and its nearby attractions.
  • An inviting beachfront pool surrounded by plush sun loungers and umbrellas.
  • Large two and three-bedroom villas for families with kids.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 776 – USD 2,600
Guest Rating: 9.9
Address: 431 West Bay Road, George Town, Cayman Islands

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Make Vacation Memories at These Top Grand Cayman Family Resorts

Grand Cayman is a slice of paradise in the Caribbean, known for its gorgeous stretch of white sand beaches and diving and snorkelling excursions, but this bucket list destination is also home to a collection of luxury beachfront resorts catering to families. These kid-approved accommodations offer a range of room options for families, fun on-site facilities and easy access to beaches, shopping and sightseeing.

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Author: Charity De Souza

Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.

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