All you need to know about working remotely from the Cayman Islands
- The (English-speaking) people
- The beaches and crystal clear water
- The exotic lifestyle
- The cost of living
- Public transport
- The nightlife
The CCayman Islands has many internet services providers, the most popular one being Flow (Liberty Latin America). Internet and Wi-Fi services are spread around the islands, although the internet speed might change drastically depending on the region. 4G usage can become quite expensive if your creatin a hotspot from your phone to connect to other devices.
Visa and documentation
If you do need a visa, you will need to apply to the nearest British Embassy. The length of the visit can vary and you need to show your return ticket upon arrival:
However, in 2020, the Cayman Islands’ government created the “Global Citizen Concierge Program“, which gives the ability to digital nomads to stay and work for up to 2 years. A dream comes true some might say.
Where to work
On the other hand, only a few dedicated coworking spaces exist in the Cayman Islands. Public Wi-Fi is getting more common and a lot of cafés and restaurants offers that service.
Cafés and restaurants
Make sure to check this list of the places that provide Wi-Fi connection across the country.
Power plug types
Laptop & phone repair
There’s not a lot of ways to fix your devices other than visiting one of the many computer stores located in George Town.
The most commonly spoken language is English, or more precisely “British English”.
When to visit
The overall best time to visit is from March to June, as the Cayman Islands offers clear skies, calm water which make activities such as snorkelling and especially diving, delightful moments to remember. With that being said, be wary of the start of the rain season in May where you might experience a few rain showers.
Traditional dishes are frequently based on seafood, fish and vegetables, just like Jamaican cuisine. There’s a large variety of exotic fruit to suit your sweet tooth.
Here are some of the most popular dishes in the Cayman Islands.
Global Citizen Concierge Program
Airbnb & Hotels
More info on the main city
- 12.2 Mbps average download speed
- 4.9 Mbps average upload speed
- 4G covered
- Cost of living at ~$5,407 per month
- Tropical climate
- Fluent English