DUTY FREE SHOPPING VISITORS GUIDE
A vacation to Grand Cayman is not complete without at least one day dedicated to shopping. Whether for gifts to take home to friends and family, a luxury watch you’ve been coveting for years, or even a diamond ring to get down on one knee with, you’ll want to shop in Grand Cayman. Veteran travelers to the Caribbean often delay their shopping until they arrive in Grand Cayman in order to take full advantage of Cayman’s unmatched selection and incredible tax and duty free prices.
WHAT DOES TAX/DUTY FREE MEAN?
Grand Cayman is famous for it’s duty free shopping selections on luxury products such as jewellery, timepieces, cigars and designer sunglasses. This means branded goods have a duty free saving of 10% – 30%!
A trip to George Town Shopping District will allow you to immediately understand why our prices are so competitive. With more luxury retailers located within a square mile than you would find in any shopping mall in the US, the pressure is always on to keep our selections exciting and our prices competitive.
In addition to designer brands there is an incredible selection of unique and exclusive pieces that are sourced locally and around the world available at attractive prices in our duty free stores.
WHERE ARE THE BEST PLACES TO SHOP?
There are two main shopping areas in Grand Cayman. George Town Waterfront and the Town Centre of Camana Bay. Camana Bay is a thriving town centre which is located within walking distance to Seven Mile Beach. It opens from 10am to 7pm (8pm on Thursdays) and has a wide array of boutiques, restaurants and recreational spaces. Shopping options include stunning jewellery, watches, designer sunglasses, Pandora, Polo clothing, NKY and many more fashion stores. Best of all, there is plenty of free parking!
George Town is Grand Cayman’s Capital. It is the epicenter for world famous brands, jewellery of every description, loose diamonds, Swiss watches, designer sunglasses and Cuban cigars. You can enjoy the bustle of a busy cruise ship day or a relaxing stroll on the weekend. Just look for Margaritaville and you’ll be in the center of it all.
Located in the heart of the George Town Shopping District you will find Cayman’s largest duty free shopping mall, The Island Plaza with 50 famous brands under one roof. Home to Cayman’s only Pandora Store, Swarovksi Boutique, Churchill’s Cigar Store, De Sunglass Man and a massive 20,000 square foot Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville. This is a fun place to shop with something for everyone.
You can catch the public bus (Green Route) along West Bay Road that will take you to George Town for around $2 KYD per person. Buses run every 15 minutes from 6am-11pm / Sunday – Thursday 6am-12am / Friday and Saturday Call 1(345) 945-5100 for more information Alternatively you can call any of the local taxi companies: Ace 345-777-7777 Yellow Cab 345-444-4444 Charlies 345-888-8888