Cayman Brac is amongst the the best places to visit in case you are after a lively Caribbean holiday. It is more rugged than Little Cayman, with just a few beaches. The draw for the Brac, since it is known locally, is definitely the diving and hiking available.
It really is around 80 miles north east of grand cayman rental, which is reached by air. Cayman Airways flies a loop from Grand Cayman to Little Cayman to Cayman Brac, however, not always in this order.
In common with its sister islands, the Brac includes a museum, which displays local history. Addititionally there is the chance to see a Cayman Brac parrot in their natural habitat at the Brac Parrot Reserve. This parrot is already found only on Cayman Brac, even though it used to inhabit Little Cayman. It really is thought that the past remaining parrots were wiped from there from the great storm of 1932. The Cayman Brac Parrot has the smallest array of any Amazon parrot and thus is one of the rarest.
It really is easy to shore dive, especially on the calmer north side of the island, but you will need a boat to the better sites, which are around 10 – twenty minutes away. Here you will find walls, ells, large schools of fish and sponges.
The beaches in the Brac are nothing like those available on its sister islands. What sandy beaches there are have plenty of sea grass. Although there is one ‘good’ beach (which is public) around the south side of your island. The majority of the hotels are available nearby.
There exists more hiking trails here than at Little Cayman, which can be well sign posted by white Heritage Site signs. This can be the simplest way to explore the area. The longest one takes three hours, but many require either a car or possibly a bicycle because they are out of the hotels. Free guides are offered in the Brac department of Tourism and the majority of hotels offer free maps. Proper hiking boots must be worn since the ground can be done up of sharp ironshore. In case you are 15dexrpky brave there are several caves which you can walk into, just don’t disturb the bats. Also attempt to finish before sunset as this is peak mosquito time.
Cayman Brac is the perfect area for a escape from all this holiday for those who are certainly not looking for a beach.