The incredible coastline of the Cayman Islands is the main reason why its beaches draw visitors from across the world. Whether you're looking for the variety of beaches in Grand Cayman, the rocky shores of Cayman Brac, or the diving formations that surround Little Cayman, you'll surely agree that these beaches are top notch.
Grand Cayman – the most developed of the “Three Sisters” – lies in close proximity of many beautiful and diverse beaches which can be accessed on board your own private catamaran charter in Caymans. This is because the island is completely surrounded by the Caribbean Sea – the water is calm, clear and warm. Without a doubt, the island's most well-known beach is Seven Mile Beach, popular for both its fine white sands and convenient location. To get away from the crowds, try Rum Point in the north, which is an ideal spot for water sports.
Popular Beach Choices In The Area
Upon your visit to the Cayman Islands, you'll have a myriad of beaches to explore and enjoy. Whether you want to participate in a beach game or you prefer having some alone time relaxing on a quiet beach – Cayman Islands have something for everyone.
Smith Cove – Nestled in South Sound, this is a fantastic beach with a number of facilities. It offers a great opportunity for photo taking as the contrasting turquoise sea, sand and iron shore rocks make a perfect background. The trees dotted along the shoreline provides large pockets of shades. It's sometimes populated with Cayman locals. If you can't wait to escape the stresses of city life, you'll appreciate that beaches here as they are generally pretty quiet.
Extraordinary snorkeling opportunities are available at Smith's Cove. If you want to learn more about the history of the Cayman Islands, you can visit National Trust Visitor Center and Dr. Roy's Iron Shore (lies in close proximity) where you can learn first-hand about the country's past.
Barkers Beach – There is no other beach in Cayman like this!! All those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the urban areas of the Cayman Islands, visit Barkers National Park Beach – a distinguishable relaxation spot and indeed a great place for a long walk among the mangroves. The shoreline on this long clean beach is bordered by mangroves and greenery. The beach is just one way to spend time outdoors.
Also, more often than not, you'll be entertained by kite surfers performing jumps and stunts. Alongside mangrove forests, the visitors can go for a hike or join a horseback-riding excursion. You can also keep an eye out for wildlife like the brown pelicans and green iguanas.
Seven Mile Beach – Seven Mile Beach is one of the largest and most popular beaches on Grand Cayman. This is, of course, the classic beach, a must visit for anyone on vacation here. Beautiful white powdery sands, crystal clear waters, the beach is around 6 miles and is always clean. You may notice that beaches throughout the Cayman Islands tend to be fairly quiet and secluded, but Seven Mile Beach is the exception.
Visitors can participate in all sorts of water sports but swimming and snorkeling are the favorites in these calm waters. Seven Mile Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.
Rum Point – Rum Point is a very laid back beach popular for great drinks (mud slides) and scrumptious food. The water remains pretty shallow which makes it an ideal place for the kids and those who are less confident in the sea. This popular beach is also famous for a great atmosphere where visitors can enjoy numerous activities. Water sports such as waverunners, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, sailing Hobie Cats and lots more are prominent here.
Perhaps Rum Point is the most convenient coastline to be explored and visited by travel enthusiasts, but some travelers who are passionate to explore more can; plan a visit to other beaches and other outdoor attractions worth trying.
Colliers – Located up in the East end, Colliers is a lovely quiet beach with countless cabanas and excellent facilities. It’s a place frequently visited by the locals and tourists alike. Upon arrival you can spot some pavilions, a dock, and wandering chickens. For an overwhelming snorkeling experience in Grand Cayman – a visit to Colliers beach is a must.
So there you have it! Make your beach time memorable by visiting these beaches in the Cayman Islands. So book your own private Catamaran Charter in Caymans, and include these beautiful beaches in your itinerary.