Cayman Brac is probably the best places to visit when you are after an active Caribbean holiday. It is much more rugged than Little Cayman, with just a few beaches. The draw towards the Brac, because it is known locally, is definitely the diving and hiking available.
It is actually around 80 miles north east of cayman island vacation rental, and is also reached by air. Cayman Airways flies a loop from Grand Cayman to Little Cayman to Cayman Brac, yet not always for the reason that order.
In normal with its sister islands, the Brac carries a museum, which displays local history. Additionally there is the opportunity to visit a Cayman Brac parrot in their natural habitat at the Brac Parrot Reserve. This parrot is now found only on Cayman Brac, even though it utilized to inhabit Little Cayman. It is actually believed that the final remaining parrots were wiped out from there inside the great storm of 1932. The Cayman Brac Parrot has got the smallest variety of any Amazon parrot and so is one of the rarest.
It is actually possible to shore dive, especially around the calmer north side of your island, but you may need a boat for that better sites, that are around 10 – 20 minutes away. Here you will discover walls, ells, large schools of fish and sponges.
Beaches about the Brac are nothing like those found on its sister islands. What sandy beaches there are actually have ample sea grass. While there is one ‘good’ beach (which is public) around the south side in the island. Most of the hotels are available close by.
There is certainly more hiking trails here than at Little Cayman, that happen to be well sign posted by white Heritage Site signs. This is the best way to explore the region. The longest one takes three hours, but many require either a vehicle or possibly a bicycle because they are away from the hotels. Free guides are offered in the Brac department of Tourism and most hotels offer free maps. Proper hiking boots ought to be worn because the ground can be created up of sharp ironshore. In case you are 15dexrpky brave there are several caves which you may enter, just don’t disturb the bats. Also try and finish before sunset as this is peak mosquito time.
Cayman Brac is the ideal spot for a move away from everything holiday for those who will not be trying to find a beach.