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A full day by the sea is one of the best ways to spend a vacation and here at Plantana we have one of the best beaches in the world to spend that day on. 

With so many of our guests celebrating American Thanksgiving today, we couldn’t help but take a moment to think about what we are most grateful for here at Plantana.

Here at Plantana, we have recently had the pleasure of simultaneously welcoming and bidding farewell to some new and exciting guests to our quiet stretch of Seven Mile Beach.

Whilst up north, the word ‘fall’ conjures up an image of falling leaves, shorter days and pumpkin-spiced lattes, here at Plantana, things look a little different.

For many, the end of summer presents the perfect opportunity for a bit of a home maintenance and here at Plantana it is no different. We work hard to keep the property beautiful and the condos comfortable and fresh.

Although fall may be considered a quieter season in Cayman, that certainly doesn’t mean that the events and cultural celebrations slow down too. There’s much to do and plenty of special events to enjoy during the last few months of 2016.

In Cayman, the month of October goes by a different name: Restaurant Month. With special fixed menu prices at a multitude of restaurants around the island, this is the perfect time to go on a culinary tour. Luckily for our Plantana guests,

Fall is here, bringing along with it days and nights tucked away inside trying to escape the cold weather. Luckily, summer weather is here to stay in the Cayman Islands’

As tempting as it would be to spend your entire vacation on Plantana’s beautiful slice of Seven Mile Beach, it is worth setting aside a day to visit the East End of the island to enjoy the many amazing and unique spots that are hidden away there.

Here at Plantana, we are excited to have become a part of many families’ histories and traditions. This includes Brooks and Benjamin

Here in Grand Cayman there are many different and fun ways to ensure your fitness

A very special guest came to visit Plantana’s stretch of Seven Mile Beach recently. A mother endangered green sea turtle chose

The typical day in Grand Cayman is sunny and bright, perfect for a day of fun on Seven Mile Beach. But every now and then, the sun just doesn’t want to come out to play. Especially during the late summer month of September when the occasional rain shower is very likely.

Love was in the air and down on the beach as Elena and Mark got married on Plantana’s stunning stretch of Seven Mile Beach on July 15. 

Whilst on vacation here at Plantana, it can be very easy to get swept up in all the excitement and beauty of your surroundings but that doesn’t mean you have to forget to take care of yourself. There are many all natural and organic eating choices on island to enjoy when you are looking for some healthier options.  

We are pleased to announce that Plantana recently received a Certificate of Excellence from travel review website TripAdvisor for the fourth year running.

Like magic just after the seasonal rains of May, our resident orchid bloomed on June 1st and new shoots have been bursting out every few days since.

Outdoor sporting events are always popular in the Cayman Islands, particularly because of our near-constant warm weather that makes it difficult to resist being outside. One such event is the annual Flowers Sea Swim which was held this past Saturday. Plantana guests had the pleasure of witnessing either from their own special spot on our Seven Mile Beach backyard or by taking a short walk down the beach to the event’s start and finish point. 

Plantana on Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach is a place for family fun activity, and two young guests made sure they had their share of fun in the sun! Connor and Jonathan, two boys who met recently at Plantana where their families were vacationing, decided to create stone sculptures on the beach. 

If you have fallen in love with the trees and flowers scattered across Plantana and want to experience more of this natural environment, the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park offers a blend of natural beauty, culture and history for locals and visitors alike. Just a 40 minute drive from Plantana in the secluded district of North Side, the Botanic Park boasts 3 gardens, woodland trails and a lake for aquatic birds, just to name a few of the attractions.

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