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Happy Holidays from theReef!

The only way to build a snowman at theReef!   Happy Holidays from everyone at theReef!

Where do you go on vacation?

I am a concierge here at theReef and people always ask me “you live in paradise, so where do you go on vacation?” My answer, “Walmart”, but that’s just me. Until recently I hadn’t been off this little island called Grand Cayman in four long years and my vacation motto is “when your on vacation you have to do things [...]

Electric Cars in Grand Cayman?!

YES, that’s right, the next time you are in Grand Cayman, you may very well be driving an electric car! Yesterday, the first solar panel charging station was unveiled at Governors Square, Grand Cayman, and theReef is please to announce that we have signed up to be one of the charging station locations too! Image [...]

Last Minute Deals to Cayman

Cayman Airways is offering round-trip airfare from Miami or Tampa to Grand Cayman for just $214. This sale will expire on June 30, 2011, so hurry to book! You must travel before July 21, 2011 with this offer. As always, Cayman Airlines tickets include two free checked bags and complimentary rum punch! It’s just a [...]

Get a Taste of the Caribbean this weekend…

The Reef resort is proud to be participating in Montreal’s 12th annual Taste of the Caribbean festival tomorrow, June 18. The festival attracts tens of thousands of people to experience the eats, sights, smells and sounds of the Caribbean.  An auction will be held to raise funds for culinary scholarships for underprivileged youth through the “Triumph [...]

Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show

The Reef Resort travelled to Toronto recently to participate in the Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show. Suzy Marfleet our dive concierge left sunny Grand Cayman for snowy Canada. At the show Suzy told people all about our wonderful dive offerings at the Reef. The Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show provided visitors with information on adventure destinations. Guest visited canoe and kayak experts [...]

Reef Staff Honored at Stingray Awards 2010

Every year, the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) hosts the Stingray Tourism awards to honor all the outstanding employees in the Cayman Islands Tourism industry. “These are individuals who both service guest’s daily on the front line and behind the scenes. They are the crème de la crème of Cayman’s Tourism Industry” said Trina Christian Executive [...]

New York Post features The Reef’s $99 deal

The New York Post, one of my all time favorite newspapers, has picked up on the Reef’s $99 deal. September is a wonderful season on Grand Cayman. All of the summer travelers have long gone, while all of the Reef’s activities are in full swing, and the temperatures are a balmy 80° while water temperatures [...]

Have you voted for your favorite Caribbean Resort yet?

Caribbean Travel & Life is celebrating it’s 25 anniversary and is seeking votes from Caribbean enthusiasts from around the globe to weigh-in and cast their vote on their favorite places, to stay, play, eat, visit, adventure and more. We, at The Reef Resort are asking all of our new and repeat guests alike to cast [...]

“What IS that?”

There are a lot of things that may catch your eye while walking the beaches of Grand Cayman: the blue waters, the brilliant sunsets, the lazy palm trees… But every now and again, you may come across some strange looking tracks and wonder “What IS that?” Well, there are a number of cool critters who [...]

Caribbean Travel+Life Magazine brings theReef to news stands!

We’re excited to say we’ve been featured in the May and June/July editions of Caribbean Travel+Life magazine. In the May edition, not one, but TWO articles in the magazine highlighted the fun and relaxing aspects of theReef! The first spread featuresplenty of info about theReef, and talks about our great partnership with White Sand Watersports! Our [...]

Let me introduce myself…

Hello readers!  My name is Lauren Moore, and I am very proud to have been chosen as the Reef Resort’s 2010 scholarship recipient! I am currently in my final stretch of studies at the University of North Texas, as a Broadcast Journalism major, with a double minor in Theater Arts and Political Sciences- gosh that’s [...]

Cayman Carnival is almost here! Are you?

If you’ve never experienced Cayman Carnival, then this is the year to be here for it! Starting April 24th, the streets of George Town will be filled with music, costume, dance and excitement! A highlight of the year for visitors and residents alike,  Cayman Carnival Batabano is a Caribbean road party to rival all others! [...]

Spongebob is coming to Cayman!

  Last Summer Spongebob loved his vacation so much that he is coming back to Grand Cayman. This Summer kids can laugh and play with their favorite porous pal – Spongebob Squarepants!   Spongebob Squarepants will be hosting the  Cayman Islands Seas School, a programme set up to educate youngsters about the importance of the [...]

Chicanes, Hairpins and Straights – Oh My! A new kart track is opening in Grand Cayman

A brand new, – think Formula One, professional karting facility, Cayman Karting, is getting ready to open in Grand Cayman right outside of central George Town. Top of the line carts imported from Europe, and 1000 feet of asphalt track featuring exciting, chicanes, hairpins and straights will offer novices and enthusiasts alike a ride of [...]

94 baby turtles hatch on the Reef beach

In a rather untypical fashion the turtle nest on our beach errupted yesterday afternoon and ninety odd baby turtles made the dash to the ocean watched by….. nobody! The Department of the Environment called yesterday morning to advise that a regular inspection of the nest had revealed some hatched babies deep in the sand and [...]