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Shopping in Grand Cayman, Part II

Shopping in Grand Cayman, Part II

Earlier this year I shopped my way along the palm-lined Paseo at Camana Bay, a 500-acre, multi-use development on Grand Cayman. Here’s the second and final installment of my retail adventure. (Click HERE to read Part I.) outsideday

I couldn’t resist popping the cleverly named Bedside Manor, where you can buy everything to outfit your beachfront Caymanian condo, from scented candles to bed linens and beach bags.

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Just across the way is Bay Market. The gourmet grocery store (think Whole Foods, Caribbean-style) sells organic produce, a huge selection of imported comestibles, and also has an extensive salad and sandwich bar, perfect for a takeaway lunch. Cheese lover that I am, I was impressed with the array of European cheeses, many priced more reasonably than at my local Publix. Bay Market is also where I picked up that delicious pepper jelly I wrote about here.

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The fate of the independent bookstore may be in question Stateside but its thriving in Grand Cayman, where Miami-based Books & Books has a branch, complete with its own café and these tempting rockers outside.

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Jean Bar is a Western-themed store that sells denim in all its iterations for local “fillies” and “colts.” Belly up to the denim bar and they’ll help you choose the right boot-cut, skinny or straight-leg jeans for you, from a selection that includes DL 1961, Adriano Goldsmith and True Religion.

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