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Shopping in George Town

Downtown George Town is where you will find most of the high end jewellery shops as well as a few interesting and unique stores where you can find gifts to take home with you. George Town is quietest on non-cruise ship days (Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays). All downtown shops are closed on Sundays.

Souvenirs, Art Galleries & Locally Made Collectables

  • The Craft Market located on the waterfront, is a great place to watch local artisans at work and to pick up a unique gift or even a collector’s item. Choose from one of a kind woodcarvings and paintings, handmade products such as conch and caymanite, plus local jellies, jams, pickles and snacks. You can even have your hair braided! Open Monday-Friday 8.30am-3pm.
  • Artifacts is a treasure trove of antique jewellery, maps, prints, china, shipwreck treasures and more. It's the perfect place to pick up a unique gift.
  • Cayman Islands National Museum Shop offers a wide selection of locally made products and souvenirs. They are the official distributor for Cayman flags and Coat of Arms plaques.
  • Cathy Church Underwater Photo Centre in South Sound is home to Cathy's famous collection of underwater photography. Photographs are available to purchase in a variety of sizes.
  • Cayman Nature Store is located at the Dart Park on South Church Street and stocks jewellery, apparel and accessories made by local artists.
  • Guy Harvey's Gallery & Shoppe is located right on the waterfront at 49 South Church Street. This store carries a wide selection of marine themed apparel as well as original art and prints.
  • Margaritaville sells a wide range of branded clothing and collectables to remember your trip to paradise by. Choose from t-shirts, hats and kids wear as well as beer glasses, home accessories, fridge magnets and more.
  • Pure Art is located one mile south of George Town and is a treasure trove full of original paintings and prints by local artists, plus handmade jewellery, bags, scarves, ceramics, cushions and more.

Beauty Products

You'll find plenty of beauty stores along Cardinall Avenue. Kirk Freeport sells high end brands like Chanel, Clinqiue, Clarins, Estée Lauder and Lancôme to name a few. You'll also find a MAC make-up store and a Victoria's Secret on the same street.  


Cameras are duty-free and it is commonly acknowledged that they are cheaper in Cayman than in the US or Europe. Cathy Church’s Photo Centre at Sunset House Hotel, located on South Church Street sell a wide range of digital cameras and accessories including GoPro, Nikon, Olympus and Pentax along with multiple brands of underwater cameras.


Blue Wave Lifestyle Wear & Surf Shop specialises in a wide variety of trendy apparel, surf wear and accessories, including swimwear and beach clothing. Guy Harvey Gallery & Shoppe sells marine-themed clothing.

Infants and children’s clothes and toys can be found at Altantic Kids (345) 943 2296 in Paddington Place, Godfrey Nixon Road. Their sister company, Atlantic, sells inexpensive day and evening clothes for men and women. The Baby Shoppe (345) 949 2229 in Alissta Towers on North Sound Road both have a large selection of infant, baby and children’s supplies.  


Other great things to buy are watches, gems, and precious metals as they are duty free and exempt from sales tax. Head downtown and wander around Island Plaza or one of the many Kirk Freeport stores located on Cardinall Avenue or in Bayshore Mall. th companies offer a wide range of diamonds and other gemstones, as well as top-of-the-line jewellery.

Boutique, family-owned jewellery store, Rocky's Diamond Gallery, specialise in high end jewellery. They offer an extensive collection of gemstones, perfect for life's big events. You can even have a piece of jewellery designed and made by their in house jewellery designers.

If you're looking for beautiful antique pieces then head to Artifacts and view their extensive collection.

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A treasure trove of antique jewellery, maps, prints, china, shipwreck treasures and more. More Info


Retailer of fine wines, beer and spirits with six locations across the Island. More Info

Cathy Church's Photo Centre

Underwater and event photo specialists; great deals on cameras; dive photography lessons. More Info

Island Jewellers

Island Jewellers is Camana Bay's only jewellery and watch store and one of 5 locations in Grand Cayman. More Info

Jacques Scott Wines & Spirits

Wine, beer and spirits retailer with six convenient locations and free delivery More Info

Kirk Freeport

Major retailer of jewellery, handbags, fragrances and crystal. More Info

Pure Art

A treasure trove of unique Caymanian paintings, prints, jewellery, handmade crafts, gifts and more. More Info

Rocky's Diamond Gallery

A family owned company specialising in high quality jewellery and unforgettable customer service, while offering duty-free and tax-free prices. More Info

The Island Plaza

A waterfront duty-free shopping mall located in downtown George Town. More Info