Key to Cayman Winter 09 has arrived

This winter’s exciting activity-filled Key to Cayman has arrived on Island and is on the stands for visitors and residents alike.

The magazine’s vibrant 160 pages capture the best of what that there is to experience when vacationing in the Cayman Islands.

‘Readers will see a difference in this season’s Key to Cayman,’ said Cayman Free Press Editor Tammie C. Chisholm. ‘We decided to make this issue more reader friendly, offering shorter articles chock full of important information, and many more photos to show our guests and friends what’s on offer in the Cayman Islands.

For water sports enthusiasts, nature lovers, sun worshippers and experience junkies, the Cayman Islands offers many diverse experiences.

If you’re not quite sure where to begin, check out the Key’s introduction packed with useful accommodation and information tips as well as a quick guide to Grand Cayman’s districts.

The two tranquil and idyllic islands of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman are getting back to normal and are now starting to welcome back tourists. The Key explores the Sister Islands’ breathtaking natural attractions, like the Brac’s imposing 146ft. bluff and cave system and Little Cayman’s Booby Pond Nature Reserve and Bloody Bay Wall Marine Park.

Cayman’s water sports, below, on and above water, will fill you with wonder at the diversity that is so much a part of island life. The Islands have a large and well-established water sports industry with a safety record second to none.

Set sail for a day- or night-time adventure on a trimaran or sailing boat. Plumb the depths in a luxury submarine and leave a frothy white wake on a Jet Ski safari. Or snorkel in one of the many shallow spots where eye-catching marine critters abound.

If tropical scenery is what you crave then a walk around the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park in North Side is essential. The park is a 66-acre wonderland of flora and fauna.

Cayman’s beaches fringe pristine waters teaming with vibrant marine life. Spend the day relaxing in a hammock, play volleyball, snorkel or swim and explore – the decision is yours.

Cayman boasts several experienced wedding professionals to turn Caribbean wedding dreams into reality – whatever the budget.

Learn how visitors can qualify to marry in the Cayman Islands.

For child-friendly activities and a calendar of major events, turn to Key 4 Kids.

History buffs can join guided tours available at a number of first-rate heritage sites. Glean fascinating facts about Pedro Castle, the islands’ oldest existing home and its first seat of government.

Ardent shoppers can leaf through Key to Cayman’s shopping pages for duty-free must-haves galore. And readers shopping for a second home can evaluate the local market by browsing though the Key’s informative real estate section.

The Key reviews the temptingly spiced local cuisine and invites readers to sample a myriad of fine dining experiences available in the Islands’ restaurants and hotels, offering a wide range of international cuisine.

The magazine’s vibrant entertainment after dark section offers a smorgasbord of options.

Each of islands’ districts has something special to entice the sightseer. Whether it’s a perfect sundrenched beach fringed with shade trees or the promise of an adrenaline rush exploring the underwater vistas of world-renowned dive sites, the Cayman Islands pretty much has it all.

So, whatever kind of holiday readers seek they can turn to Key to Cayman.