George Town travel guide

George Town Tourism | George Town Guide

You're Going to Love George Town

With 29,370 inhabitants, George Town is the most populous city in the Cayman Islands. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything George Town has to offer.

Where to Eat in George Town

If you’re looking for affordable options, Tillies (747 West Bay Road) and Catch Restaurant & Lounge (Batabano Road Morgans Harbour) are great picks.

When to visit George Town

George Town in September
Estimated hotel price
£295
1 night at 3-star hotel
George Town in September
Estimated hotel price
£295
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to George Town

Plane

When flying to George Town, you’ll arrive at George Town Owen Roberts Intl (GCM), which is located 2 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to George Town from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 17h 20m.

Plane

When flying to George Town, you’ll arrive at George Town Owen Roberts Intl (GCM), which is located 2 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to George Town from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 17h 20m.

Airports near George Town

Airlines serving George Town

British Airways
Good (4,190 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,599 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,828 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,458 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,336 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,640 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,657 reviews)
Sun Country Air
Good (137 reviews)
WestJet
Good (1,828 reviews)
Cayman Airways
Excellent (18 reviews)
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Where to stay in George Town

Average rates range from around £1,481 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £942 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of George Town

Most booked hotels in George Town

Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa
5 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
£807+
The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman
5 stars
Excellent (9.4, Excellent reviews)
£935+
Seven Mile Beach Resort & Club
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
£312+
Sunshine Suites Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£213+
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£871+
Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman, An IHG Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
£269+

Hiring a car in George Town

Hiring a car in George Town costs £48 per day, on average, or £145 if you want to hire it for 3 days. Dollar, Thrifty and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in George Town is the Hertz branch at 250 Owens Robert Drive #10, which is 2 km from the city centre.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 16% more expensive than at George Town Owen Roberts Intl.

Expect to pay £1.21 per litre in George Town (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £14.42 and £19.22. Compact (Kia Soul or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in George Town, while also 37% cheaper than other types, on average.

Hiring a car in George Town costs £48 per day, on average, or £145 if you want to hire it for 3 days. Dollar, Thrifty and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in George Town is the Hertz branch at 250 Owens Robert Drive #10, which is 2 km from the city centre.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 16% more expensive than at George Town Owen Roberts Intl.

Expect to pay £1.21 per litre in George Town (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £14.42 and £19.22. Compact (Kia Soul or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in George Town, while also 37% cheaper than other types, on average.