Get Ready for a Grand Reopening!

The Cayman Islands will reopen for stay-over tourism beginning September 9th, 2021.

Vaccinated tourists will be rewarded with relaxed entry restrictions.

Unvaccinated tourists must still comply with travel requirements & entry restrictions as mandated by the Cayman Islands government.  

Here's everything you need to know.

Get Ready for a Grand Reopening!

The Cayman Islands will be welcoming back stay-over tourism soon.

Here's what you need to know.

The Cayman Islands Are Reopening !

The Cayman Islands will reopen for stay-over tourism beginning September 9th, 2021.

Vaccinated tourists will be rewarded with relaxed entry restrictions.

Unvaccinated tourists must still comply with travel requirements & entry restrictions as mandated by the Cayman Islands government.  

Here's everything you need to know.

The Reopening Timeline

Phases #2 - #5 of the Cayman Islands reopening will begin August 9, 2021. Each phase will carry a further relaxing of travel & entry restrictions. The immediate goal is to be open to vaccinated arrivals without quarantine by mid-November, just in time for the holidays.

The Cayman Islands remain COVID-free and will reopen as the safest destination in the Caribbean.

PHASE 2 (Aug. 9)

Inbound travel remains limited to vaccinated local residents and property owners with a 5-day quarantine upon arival. GPS wristband monitoring and on-arrival PCR testing will no longer be required for vaccinated travellers.

PHASE 3 (Sep. 9)

Borders will reopen to  vaccinated tourists with a 5-day self-quarantine. Commercial flights will be limited by the Cayman Airport Authority. Cruise ship tourism will remain closed.

PHASE 4 (Oct. 14)

5-day self-quarantine requirement lifted for all vaccinated arrivals. Vaccinated tourists must pre-register travel intent & vaccination status with Travel Cayman.

PHASE 5 (Nov. 18)

Unvaccinated children, aged 11 and under, will be allowed entry with vaccinated adults. No self-quarantine for children; periodic PCR testing may be required.

FULLY REOPEN (TBD Jan. 2022)

Government will evaluate prior Phases and announce a full reopening of the border for  all tourists.  

The Reopening Timeline

Current Travel Conditions

(AS OF JULY 8, 2021)

Flights

Private aircraft or repatriation flights operated by Cayman Airways out of Miami and British Airways out of London. Additional flights are in the planning stage and will be added upon reopening.

Eligible Travelers

Inbound flights are available for: Caymanians, permanent residents, work permit holders and their families, property owners, persons approved via Global Citizen, and other visitors approved via Travel Cayman.

Entry Requirements

Status: Phased Reopening

  • Travel pre-authorization required via Travel Cayman.
  • Provide proof of a negative COVID PCR test taken 72 hours or less prior to travel.
  • Undergo a COVID PCR test on arrival in Grand Cayman.

Arrival Protocols

Upon Arrival:

  • Quarantine at Residence for 10 5 days if vaccinated, 14 days if unvaccinated.
  • Wear a GPS health monitoring device in quarantine.
  • All travelers must be tested before exiting quarantine.

Entry Requirements

Status: Phased Reopening

  • Travel pre-authorization required via Travel Cayman.
  • Provide proof of a negative COVID PCR test taken 72 hours or less prior to travel.
  • Undergo a COVID PCR test upon arrival at the airport in Grand Cayman.

Arrival Protocols

Upon Arrival:

  • Quarantine at Residence for 10 5 days if vaccinated, 14 days if unvaccinated.
  • Wear a GPS health monitoring device in quarantine.
  • All travellers must be tested before exiting quarantine.

Book a Stay & Save with
Our Reopening Special!

We've revamped our villa pricing to include free nights the longer you stay!

➤  For a limited time, for every 6 nights booked the 7th night is on us!

Contact us via email, or in the chatbox below, for exclusive promo codes to unlock savings on extended stays.

Family fun at Stingray Sandbar
Family fun at Stingray Sandbar

Stay Longer for Less!

We've revamped our villa pricing to include free nights the longer you stay!

➤  Book 7 nights, pay for just 6 at the daily rate.

Call us for additional discounts and promo codes for savings on extended stays.

Private Oceanfront Villas

Explore our collection of more than 80 fabulous oceanfront properties and discover your perfect home away from home in the islands. From one-bedroom cottages for two to spacious beachfront villas for the entire family, we're sure to have the perfect place under the sun for you!

Explore our collection of more than 80 fabulous oceanfront properties and reserve your place under the sun!

At-Home Comforts.
Far-From-Home Views.

Vacation villas with all the comforts of home plus breathtaking oceanviews. One peek and you'll be ready to book!

At-Home Comforts.
Far-From-Home Views.

Vacation villas with all the comforts of home plus breathtaking oceanviews. One peek and you'll be ready to book!

Kai Tana
2 Bed ~ 4 Guests

Lone Palm
4 Bed ~ 8 Guests

Hilltime
5 Bed ~ 12 Guests

Les Jalousies
3 Bed ~ 8 Guests

Fischer's Reef
8 Bed ~ 20 Guests

Coconut Walk
8 Bed ~ 18 Guests


Why Book with Grand Cayman Villas?

Vacation villas for every budget. Snorkel gear and baby essentials included in the nightly rate. Plus, access to a private fitness center and exclusive discounts on private charters. Discover the many reasons to book your stay with us!

Why Book with Grand Cayman Villas?

Vacation villas for every budget. Snorkel gear and baby essentials included in the nightly rate. Plus, discounts on private charters and watersport rentals. Discover the many reasons to book your stay with us!

Vacation Villas in Cayman Kai

Wide Villa Selection

All of our properties are licensed by the Ministry of Tourism and maintained by a local property manager. With over 80 homes all across the island, we have the perfect home for you that's also friendly on your budget. We'll even provide the snorkel gear!

Wide Villa Selection

All of our properties are licensed by the Ministry of Tourism and maintained by a local property manager. With over 80 homes all across the island, we have the perfect home for you that's also friendly on your budget. We'll even provide the snorkel gear!

Welcome Center at Silver Thatch

On-Island Hospitality

Silver Thatch Guest Services is our on-island hospitality brand to help take the stress of travel planning off your shoulders. From private shuttle service to kayak rentals, grocery delivery, and more, let Silver Thatch link you to the island's best vendors.

On-Island Hospitality

Silver Thatch Guest Services is our on-island hospitality brand to help take the stress of travel planning off your shoulders. From private shuttle service to kayak rentals, grocery delivery, mobile massage, and more, let Silver Thatch link you to the island's best vendors.

Affordable Private Charters

Exclusive Charters

Cruise above Cayman's aquamarine waters aboard our new 32-foot World Cat. Villa guests automatically receive an advance booking discount of 10% towards a private Stingray City snorkel charter.

Exclusive Charters

Cruise above Cayman's aquamarine waters aboard our new 32-foot World Cat. Villa guests automatically receive an advance booking discount of 10% towards a private Stingray City snorkel charter.

At-Villa Delivery

At-Villa Delivery

Silver Thatch provides an array of check-out items that can be delivered to your villa including baby gear, Apple TVs, Keurig coffee machines, Bluetooth speakers, plus kayak & paddleboard rentals.

At-Villa Delivery

Silver Thatch provides an array of convenience items that can be delivered to your villa including baby gear, Apple TVs, Keurig coffee machines, Bluetooth speakers, plus kayak & paddleboard rentals.

Book with Grand Cayman Villas