Ahoy mates! The pirates argh here!

One of Cayman’s favorite national festivals, Pirates Week, is finally here and Plantana is the ideal place to stay during this time. In its 41st year, the festival commences with district heritage days featuring a host of cultural activities, traditional foods and music. Check out the district calendar hereand take don’t miss the kick off at East End today! From Thursday 8th November and through to Monday 12th, get ready to enjoy, explore and experience adventure filled days of mock pirate invasions, parades, fireworks, street dances, costume contests, sporting competitions, happy hours, traditional foods, culture, heritage, music and much more! Royal Palms will set the ship on course with the annual Pirates Happy Hour and Official Kick-off Party which is absolutely free!


Some highlights for you and your family to look forward to include the food festival on the 9th November. Discover why Grand Cayman is called the culinary capital of the region and savor popular Caribbean dishes from the traditional turtle and conch stews to international and Hispanic cuisines. Be sure to come hungry. Don’t miss the spectacular fireworks boat cruises on Friday the 9th November. Jump aboard and watch fireworks from the sea. For the landlubbers, enjoy the spectacular display on the waterfront – the sky is just as bright and beautiful from shore!

Head to Pedro St. James Castle and let your pirates-in-training enjoy a fantastic time at the pirates children’s fun day. The culture and heritage celebrations would be incomplete without a culture jam contest, along with local singers, dancers, magicians and other thrilling performances.

Pirates Week is an opportunity to relax, revel and re-live the romanticised version of Cayman’s pirate past while paying homage to our heritage and traditional culture. 

Come and experience everything Cayman has on offer this November, and enjoy one night free at Plantana when you stay with us for 5 nights through December 16th.  For a full list of events, including how you can get involved, check out the Pirates Week website here.