A guide to shopping in Grand Cayman
By Tristan Ralston on 16th April, 2021
Retail therapy has never been so much fun! Grand Cayman’s stores are brimming full with gorgeous clothing and accessories for him, her and the kiddies, as well as beautiful jewellery shops that stock stunning ranges of all of your favourite jewellery lines. Read on to discover the stores that we highly recommend and deserve a visit when you are next on Grand Cayman! There is a little bit of something for everyone!
Kirk Freeport at Bayshore Mall
Kirk Freeport at Bayshore Mall is their flagship location, offering a luxury shopping experience that competes with any other store internationally. Discover unrivalled selections from the world’s very best brands and in-store boutiques and “shop in shops” from brands including Rolex, Tous, Swarovski, Mikimoto , Breitling and more.
Whether you’re visiting George Town for a vacation or if you’re here year-round, you need to visit Kirk Freeport at The Bayshore Mall if you want the best-possible selection of high-quality goods in the area.
Don’t waste your time with anything less-than-luxury, instead spend the day thoughtfully pouring over the gorgeous jewellery, clothing and décor items that will speak to your exceptional taste and further beautify your life.
Kirk Freeport at The Strand
For one-stop-luxury shopping, Kirk Freeport at The Strand is the destination for quality brands and luxury products such as watches, jewellery, fragrances, crystal and china and so much more.
Kirk Freeport at The Strand offers an unparalleled variety of premium perfumes to remember your vacation to the islands or bring home china and crystal furnishing that will make for stunning conversation pieces when entertaining at home. Whether you are looking for a gift for someone special or wanting to treat yourself, you will find outstanding products from Bulgari, Chopard, Citizen and Waterford Crystal to find all that will sparkle – long after the sun has set on your luxury vacation.
Kirk Freeport opened the Cayman Islands Cartier boutique in 1997, offering the best selection of Cartier jewellery and watches in Grand Cayman. However, this prestigious luxury brand has been producing jewellery and watches for discerning clients, including the likes of King Edward VII and Kate Middleton, since 1847.
Over time, Cartier’s style has adapted global influences and modern tastes, but at its heart, this world-famous brand remains one that is recognized as the elite’s go-to for inspired accessories. Customers who take the time to carefully consider Cartier’s unique array of jewellery, fashionable goods and wristwatches will see that each piece is the embodiment of elegance, craftsmanship and fearlessness.
Bringing over 20 of the world’s top design houses under one roof, La Parfumerie has revolutionized the concept of duty-free beauty retail in the Caribbean. Thanks to the unmatched assortment of designer beauty products, La Parfumerie continues to be the top fragrance, skin care and cosmetics retailer in the Cayman Islands.
From top cosmetic brands such as bareMinerals, La Prairie and black|Up, La Parfumerie offers selective shoppers an exceptional retail location that prides itself on the glamorous products offered.
La Parfumerie’s beauty consultants know their products inside and out. Let them guide you through the latest beauty breakthroughs, trends and everyday makeup essentials that are right for you!
Camana Bay is an enticing shopping destination, featuring an eclectic mix of locally owned specialty boutiques showcase the best in fashion, beauty, home goods, technology and more, including international brands and local artisanal products unique to Cayman. The Town Centre – with its modern Caribbean architecture, stunning fountains and lush landscaping – is a great place to spend an afternoon strolling between the stores. First Wednesdays takes place, as the name would suggest, on the first Wednesday of each month. This event sees participating shops stay open late, until 8 p.m., with special offers and spot prizes offering evening shoppers a surprise-and-delight experience. Camana Bay Gift Cards are available for purchase exclusively at the Camana Bay Visitor Centre and offer the gift of choice for special occasions or everyday use. The cards never expire and can be used at any participating shops and restaurants in the Town Centre. The Visitor Centre is the ideal drop-in spot for those visitors to the Town Centre looking for guidance on finding a specific item or for general information on the town, as well. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +1.345.640.4000.
When in Camana Bay, make a visit to VisionWear for the latest in eye and sunglasses and choose from the world’s best designers. They also cater for eye exams but it would be best to call to schedule. They also have an optical lab with same day service.
3 Girls & a Kiln
Tucked away on the corner of Market Street and Forum Lane in Camana Bay lies 3 Girls & a Kiln’s intriguing store, a treasure trove of artistic goodies that you will want to collect and enjoy for years to come. The three girls in question are Aimee Randolph, Claire Rohleder and Deborah Kern, a talented trio who came together through their love of ceramics, who have now built up a thriving business selling their beautifully designed work in this light and airy store.
Take a browse and see for yourself just how collectable their work is, with bowls, plates, trays, cups, vases, Christmas decorations and more all designed with inspiration from our colourful Caribbean surroundings. They also stock a lovely display of prints to complement their ceramic pottery.
Ceramics from 3 Girls & a Kiln can also be found at other retail outlets around Grand Cayman, including Kirk Market, the National Trust Nature Shop at the Dart Park in South Sound, Pure Art in South Sound and The Spa at Seafire – head downstairs to the Spa at Seafire at The Kimpton to find an exclusive line designed for the spa available to purchase.
See the trio’s most popular designs and find out more at www.3girlsandakiln.com
Guy Harvey Gallery & Shoppe
If you love what Guy Harvey is all about then you need to visit his Gallery & Shoppe in George Town, Grand Cayman. Shop the largest collection of Guy Harvey products assembled under one roof! Choose from a complete selection of the newest styles in men’s apparel, ladies sportswear, original artwork, gifts and more. Also, check out their sale items, which are now up to 75% OFF. There is definitely something there that you will love!
The Cariloha Store
The Cariloha store is a premier, luxury-brand retailer of products made from bamboo, offering apparel and accessory collections for men and women.
Bamboo is the world’s most comfortable material and is twice as soft as cotton. Their exclusive bamboo fabric is 3 degrees cooler than cotton and wicks moisture away from your body. Bamboo is naturally antibacterial and is considered the most eco-friendly sustainable, renewable resource known on the planet!
Cariloha brings the flair of the tropics to Kirk Freeport with their eco-conscious lifestyle brand. This unique retailer offers a broad array of bamboo-based products from bedding to apparel, bath goods and more. For any shoppers who are passionate about where their products are coming from, be sure to check out the Cariloha boutique in George Town, Cayman Islands.
Jacques Scott Wines & Spirits
Looking for that special tipple, one that you may not be able to get so easily at home or anywhere else!? If that is the case, then whilst on Grand Cayman, check out Jacques Scott Wines & Spirits stores. Jacques Scott is the Cayman Islands’ largest retailer of wine, beer and spirits.
In their stores you will find the finest French, Italian and American wines such as Antinori, Gaja, Bertani, Taittinger, Bollinger, Drouhin, Guigal and Beringer (to name just a few). They also have a large collection of award-winning wines from Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Portugal, Chile, Argentina, Germany and South Africa.
Jacques Scott is where you will find the best brands of beer and spirits at the best prices. They also have the finest brands of spirits available including Smirnoff Vodka, Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal Canadian Whiskey, Mount Gay Rum, Zacapa, Botanist Gin, Don Julio Tequila, Hennessy Cognac and Appleton Rum, the most popular rum in the Cayman Islands.’
Rocky’s Diamond Gallery
Rocky’s Diamond Gallery contains all you could wish for in a jewellery store. For shoppers looking for a particularly lovely reminder of their perfect Cayman vacation, their Cayman Blue Collection is a selection of jewellery set with blue and white diamonds. This is a very special collection as the blue diamonds radiate the same colour as the beautiful ocean that surrounds the Cayman Islands. Wearing blue diamonds will always remind the wearer of this stunning location and of course, leave you wanting more! Rocky’s has long since held a huge collection of blue diamond jewellery and is now taking one step further with a new collection that now encompasses three colours of diamonds: blue, white and now also brown. This combination of colours creates an enviable design each and every time it is used, resulting in highly sought-after pieces that are much- loved by wearers.
Funky Monkey lifestyle wear
If you are looking for relaxed resort wear that will see you through your vacation in Grand Cayman, then Funky Monkey is the perfect spot, stocking cool and casual clothing for all the family, which is just right for any vacation occasion.
Grand Cayman is a shopper’s paradise. There are so many great stores to explore for all the family, Grand Cayman covers all the bases for the perfect vacation.