Oyster knows what travelers look for in hotels. When we review properties in person around the world, we evaluate how every feature stacks up against the competition, from the rooms to the pools to the restaurants. So if you’re planning a family trip and need a place to start, you’ve come to the right place. Take a look at our expert top kid-friendly picks in Grand Cayman and get inspired!
Morritt’s Tortuga Club & Resort is a massive resort on located on the remote East End of Grand Cayman. Morritt’s is almost a small city by itself, with 204 suites on three properties within the resort, a large beachfront, three pools, two restaurants, an on-site spa, fitness center, jewelry store, and dive shop, and even its own shopping center across the street. The one- to three-bedroom condos have full kitchens and range from dated to stylish. The resort offers numerous activities every day, both paid and unpaid. Barbecue dinners on the beach with live music and all-you-can-eat breakfasts are among the paid events. Other example activities include Name That Tune! at the Premiere Pool, beach volleyball, karaoke night, bingo, and line dancing. Morritt’s also offers supervised activities for children ages four to 12 on the resort during U.S. school holidays (summer, spring break, etc.). Fees are charged by a full day, half day, or evening. Activities include ice cream socials, tennis, theater, marshmallow roasts, crafts, hiking, and biking.
7 Mile Beach Resort and Club is a small, intimate property located on the southern end of Grand Cayman’s famous Seven Mile Beach. This time-share resort offers two-bedroom, two-bathroom units, rented out when there is availability. The pool area is lively yet relaxing, with two waterfalls, a hot tub, and a kiddy pool. The resort employs a full-time activities director and offers numerous festivities throughout the week, including water zumba, outdoor movies, and barbecues.
The Reef Resort is a sprawling, upper-middle-range, 152-unit property located on Grand Cayman’s quiet East End. Every unit is an oceanfront suite and the balconies and porches offer gorgeous views of the beach. The Reef Resort has two pools; The ocean-view Dolphin Pool has two sections -- one with a volleyball net and waterfall, and one that is quieter -- as well as a connected heated whirlpool and the castaway pool also has a hot tub. The water sports provider offering snorkel gear, kayaks, and paddle boards.
The 18-room Cobalt Coast Resort and Suites is one of the best resorts in Grand Cayman for divers. Offering multiple dive packages, an on-site dive shop, and dive trips leaving right off of the oceanfront dock, Cobalt Coast caters to divers of all ages and abilities. The resort offers customizable room, dining, and diving packages, including an all-inclusive option. The hotel also has a beautiful pool and restaurant that overlooks the ocean.
Located on a quiet road on the southern end of Seven Mile Beach, the mid-range Grandview Condos are made up of spacious, fully equipped, two-bedroom, two-bathroom units. Grandview is ideal for groups or families looking for more space and privacy than can be found in a typical hotel setting. Folks coming for an extended stay (more than a few days) can do well here because of the fully equipped kitchens and washer/dryers in the units. The spacious beach, large pool, and tennis courts are family-friendly and there's a small front office where guests can borrow a book or board game.
The Discovery Point Club is made up of one- and two-bedroom condos with fully equipped kitchens, spacious living rooms, and gorgeous ocean views. As with most condos in the area, the units are individually owned and decorated; the furnishings here are typically modern and welcoming. Located along Seven Mile Beach, the Club has a large but slightly rocky beach and a beautiful pool and hot tub area. Discovery Point also has two large tennis courts and a small room for guest laundry.