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Welcome to the Cayman Islands' Tour Guide newsletter. Whether you're a first time visitor or want to come see us again, we know you will find something here to peak your interest. Read on for details of special travel packages and suggestions on what to do on your next Cayman Islands vacation.
 
 
CAST YOUR VOTE
 
We're nominated best of the caribbean 2011. Vote for us.
 
The Cayman Islands has been nominated in several categories for Caribbean Travel + Life's Best of the Caribbean Readers' Choice Awards. From now to October 15, you can vote for these categories at www.CaribbeanTravelMag.com/bestof. The winners will be announced in the January/February Best of the Caribbean special issue of Caribbean Travel + Life. The nomination categories are:

Cayman Islands - Best Destination
Cotton Tree, Grand Cayman - Best Small Hotel (up to 75 rooms)
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman - Best Caribbean Spa
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman - Best Family Resort
The Westin Casuarina Resort, Grand Cayman - Best Family Resort.

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TOP IN SHORE DIVING
 
Shore Diving
 
Accolades are nothing new to the Cayman Islands, which has been rated the number one destination in the Caribbean and Mexico by TripAdvisor travellers. And now, Grand Cayman has been listed among the Ten Best Destinations for Shore Diving by Scubadiving.com. Here's the review:

"Though many of Grand Cayman's famed reefs and walls can be reached only by boat, there are a number of beach-accessible gems to explore. On the island's west end is Eden Rock and Devil's Grotto, a maze of grottoes and caverns where schools of silversides and silver tarpon hang out. It's a long swim - about 150 yards - but well worth it to reach Babylon, just east of Old Man Bay on Grand Cayman's East End. It's best to paddle out to the buoy and then drop down on the wall. Be sure to also check out the shore dives available at Sunset House, Cobalt Coast Resort and Lighthouse Point with Divetech."

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Check out the shore dive partners mentioned:
Sunset House ~ Cobalt Coast ~ Lighthouse Point Grand Cayman ~ DiveTech
 
 
ACCOMMODATION BOOKING MADE EASY
 
The Avalon Condos
The Avalon Condos, Grand Cayman
 
Choosing where to stay on vacation is just as important as deciding where to vacation. Understanding this, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has partnered with Caribbean Travel Group Ltd to bring you a one-stop online portal which makes accommodation booking easy and hassle-free. Compare rates and amenities of a wide range of resort condos and villas available in the Cayman Islands.

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CULINARY MONTH - A FESTIVAL OF FLAVOURS
 
Culinary Month
 
The month of January is celebrated in the Cayman Islands as Culinary Month, with a wide range of events that truly demonstrate the rich cultural and culinary heritage that the islands offer. The signature Cayman Cookout event hosted by Chef Eric Ripert at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, is one of the not-to-be-missed highlights of the month. Cayman Cookout will be held January 12-15, 2012; among the featured celebrity chefs will be Ferran Adrià, José Andrés, Richard Blais, April Bloomfield, Anthony Bourdain, François Payard, Paul Rogalski, and wine experts Ray Isle and Aldo Sohm. Gail Simmons, Special Projects Editor for Food & Wine and popular judge on BRAVO TV's Top Chef will also participate.

Culinary Month culminates in the very popular, 'Taste of Cayman Food & Wine Festival' on January 28, 2012, in which local chefs and restaurants delight in providing you with a culinary adventure that grows more exciting each year.

Tickets will be available for sale from October 1, 2011. For details on how to book a trip, visit Cayman Cookout or to plan your advance trip before Cayman Cookout visit us at www.caymanislands.ky.

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GET MARRIED IN PARADISE
 
Brides Magazine's Best Honeymoons 2011
 
If you're planning to tie the knot, or looking for the perfect honeymoon getaway, The Cayman Islands offers the perfect place for your special occasion. Whether it's an intimate affair, a small group or a big celebration, the perfect "Wedding & Honeymoon Package" is available through Cayman Airways.

You'll thrill to the bonuses: business class travel for bride and groom and onboard complimentary champagne.

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