Instead of hunting around for that elusive perfect gift that costs a fortune and the recipient might not even like, why not think in terms of an experience that someone might enjoy? It could be a one-off treat or something they have always wanted to do but never got round to or it could be an experience that gives them a whole new hobby or creative outlet.
Cathy Church Photo Centre
Taking photos preserves memories, is creative and a great pastime.
Giving a Cathy Church photography gift certificate could start someone off on lifetime passion or if they are already a photographer give them the opportunity to improve their skills in a a particular area offered by the different classes.
One exciting development next year is that the creative process will be expanded by the new classes being offered in image editing and Photoshop.
The gift certificates can be bought in any denomination for camera equipment or for the different group courses and private courses on all aspects of photography, from the complete novice to the more experienced who want to improve their skills.
South Church street
Cayman Islands Helicopters
If you want to see Cayman from on high a helicopter ride makes a great gift. Cayman Islands Helicopters offer a choice of gift certificate packages. The Stingray City tour takes in North Sound and Stingray City Sandbar before travelling along the Barrier Reef to pass over Stingray City. The Stingray City tour is $85.
An Island tour takes fifty minutes and costs $ 235.
For a romantic night out, get the Papagallo’s package. Flying at sunset it includes dinner at Papagallo’s and then a limousine back home, for $870 for two people.
Gift certificates are available
Phone Natalie on 943-4354 or email cihelicopters @yahoo.com.
If you know someone who likes nothing better than a good meal and taking in a show you can get the two experiences in one at Vivendi Cabaret. Take in meal or a few drinks and be entertained by artistes from around the world as they perform acrobatic feats, comedy routines and great Vivendi Cabaret.
Seven Mile Beach
Email [email protected]com
Mon – Sat 6pm-1am
Red Sail Sports
Give someone special a gift of an experience on or under the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Red Sail Sports has a huge variety of gift certificates on offer to suit all ages and tastes. It could be a relaxing Sandbar and Rum Point sail, amazing value at $30, or the WaveRunner Snorkel safari. Or give someone the opportunity to try out Scuba diving with the one day Discover Scuba diving or give the gift of an open water certificate course at $200.
For more info call 945-5965 or visit redsailcayman.com.
Touch of Thai
Give someone the treat of an indulgent massage or a beauty treatment using the expertise of the East.
Touch of Thai uses traditional massage techniques from Thailand and the ingredients used in their massages and body treatments are natural and Thai inspired.
Their gift certificates cost $25, $50 and $100, or they can make individual certificates for particular treatment.
Choose from a range of blissful sounding treatments such as the Royal Thai massage Lemongrass, the Thai neck and scalp massage or Thai foot treatment, or beauty treatments such as the Thai Jasmine tea facial and aromatic steam cocoon.
Touch Of Thai
West bay Road
Phone 345 947 7415