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A Definitive List of the 5 Best Grand Cayman Beaches
Picture your dream
tropical vacation. Does it include crystal clear water and soft, white sand? How
about warm sunshine? Maybe your idyllic getaway involves plenty of peace. If you
said yes to any of the above, you’ll love the beaches in Grand
We run down our list of
the island’s best beaches, plus nearby vacation villas with backyard beaches
that will leave you speechless. Ready? Let’s go!!
Top Five Beaches in Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman beaches are
perfect for those looking to get away from it all. Plus, when you visit these
heavenly spots, you can experience some of the best-undisturbed swimming,
snorkeling, and sunbathing in the Caribbean!
⇒ Pro Tip:
bring a pair of water
shoes for foot protection! Don’t let jagged ironshore or a
black urchin ruin your vacation when swimming in the ocean.
Seven Mile Beach / Cemetery Beach
Located along the
island’s western peninsula, Seven Mile Beach is the heart of the island’s
tourist economy. Cemetery
the northern residential area of Seven Mile Beach and tends to be more secluded
making it perfect for couples or families looking for quiet enjoyment.
A small reef lies
offshore and makes a good snorkeling spot for beginners. The water here is
typically calm with small waves rolling onto the shore. Further offshore lies
a sunken U.S. Navy ship from 2011. Guided tours of the shipwreck run daily for
experienced SCUBA divers and snorkelers. It’s definitely a not-to-miss
experience for dedicated divers.
This is an excellent
option for some much-needed R&R by the sea. Far removed from the crowds at Seven
Mile Beach, Rum Point Beach is more of a local’s beach spot. With two
restaurants–The Rum Point Club for dinner and The Wreck Bar & Grill for casual
lunchtime eats–watersport rentals, and seaside hammocks there’s something here
for everyone in your group.
The beach—and the
side of the island—is a snorkeling paradise. We suggest
taking a short walk to the right of the pier and swimming out a bit in the calm
waters for the best snorkeling.
Traveling south from Rum
Point down to the end of Water Cay Road is Starfish
another isolated beach home to–you guessed it–starfish! These delicate creatures
hang out in the shallow water and are most visible early in the day, before
When you visit, snap a
few pictures and spend some time swimming and relaxing. Just don’t take the
starfish out of the water, please!
Once a hidden gem,
Smith’s Barcadere is a beautiful beach lagoon flanked by small ironshore cliffs
that jut out into the ocean. It sits southwest of George Town, and is a popular
spot for sunbathing, snorkeling, and sunset views.
parking, public restrooms, and picnic tables on-site. You’ll want to get
there early as it has become quite the popular spot. Bring your camera for
the views and pack some light snacks as there are no food vendors nearby.
This is a great
beach if you want to get away from it all with someone special. Located in
East End, Colliers Beach is one of the best-secluded beaches you can find
here. It’s a popular spot with kiteboarders and windsurfers but otherwise
very low traffic.
A dock juts out
beyond the seagrass perfect for water entry. There’s some good snorkeling
here with remarkable sea life off the beach. Public restrooms, free parking,
and shaded picnic tables are available on-site.