The inviting beaches on Grand Cayman are boasted as some of the most anticipated tourist sites that the islands have to offer. If you are a fan of the beach, Oceanside Plantation is the right spot for you. This site is situated right along the water and sand, so tourists can spend as much time as they like under the sun if that is what they want to do.
Of course, since Oceanside Plantation is located directly on Turtle Farm Beach, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime here. This beach is named after the popular Turtle Farm attraction, which is close by. Although the beach is not particularly picturesque, a lot of visitors come here for the snorkeling. For travelers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to learn more:
|Boatswain's Beach||1.0||N||West Bay|
|Cemetery Beach||1.1||ESE||West Bay|
|Seven Mile Beach||2.1||SE||2.1 mi. South of West Bay|
|Conch Point Beach||--||--||West Bay|
|Barkers National Park Beach||2.7||NE||West Bay|
The most obvious one to visit is Boatswain's Beach. Boatswain's Beach is located on the northwest coast of Grand Cayman Island. It is a government run marine park and turtle farm where visitors can learn about island marine life and conservation as well as encounter such animals as turtles, sharks, and exotic birds.
If you're searching for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Conch Point Beach could be a better choice for you. A beautiful beach, the water here is called sea pond, because it's a shallow spot protected by an offshore reef. There are some restaurants and accommodations here.
Visiting a town or community neighboring your villa complex can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Oceanside Plantation is located along the southwestern outskirts of West Bay.
The table below lists some of the areas near Oceanside Plantation.
|Seven Mile Beach||3.3||SE|
Oceanside Plantation makes for a wonderful lodging option for active travelers. There are plenty of active pursuits to be discovered when exploring near this lodging. You will find that this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, such as Meagre Bay Pond Animal Sanctuary, Mission House, and , to name a few. The closest of the three is Meagre Bay Pond Animal Sanctuary.
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the table below.
|Meagre Bay Pond Animal Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||12.4||ESE||2.5 mi. East-Northeast of Bodden Town|
|Mission House||Historical Site||12.1||SE||1.3 mi. East of Bodden Town|
|Hiking Trail||13.4||E||5.9 mi. Northeast of Bodden Town|
|Bodden Town Guardhouse Park||Historical Site||--||--||Bodden Town|
|Mastic Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.8||E||5.6 mi. East-Northeast of Bodden Town|
|Pedro St. James National Historic Site||Historical Site||10.6||SE||1.5 mi. South West of Bodden Town|
|Old Savannah Schoolhouse||Historical Site||9.9||SE||Savannah|
|Governor Gore's Bird Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||9.2||SE||Savannah|
|Cayman Islands Brewery||Brewery||8.1||SE||Prospect Park|
|Watler Cemetery||Historical Site||8.3||SE||3.0 mi. East-Southeast of Georgetown|
|National Gallery of the Cayman Islands||Museum||4.4||SSE||1.9 mi. North of Georgetown|
|Movie Theater||4.0||SE||2.3 mi. North of Georgetown|
|Park||2.5||SE||2.5 mi. South of West Bay|
|Dr. Roy's Ironshore||Historical Site||--||--||Georgetown|
|Fort George||Historical Site||5.5||SSE||Downtown Georgetown|
|Cayman Islands National Museum||Museum||5.6||SSE||Downtown Georgetown|
|National Trust Visitor Center||Museum||--||--||Georgetown|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.5||NE||West Bay|
|Dolphin Cove||Dolphin Encounter Service||1.3||E||Batabano|
|Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef||Park||0.9||SE||West Bay|
|Cayman Turtle Farm||Zoo||0.7||NW||West Bay|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.1||NNW||West Bay|
If you're on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, Meagre Bay Pond Animal Sanctuary might be worth a visit. The small protected area of Meagre Bay Pond is home to a large number of waterfowl that use the shallow salt water to hunt and wade, especially waterfowl like ducks.
When deciding where to stay, it is often smart to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a means to better understand the region. Readers will be able to find lots of additional places to think about before making a decision, as this portion of Grand Cayman offers guests a sweeping range of resorts and hotels to choose from. Find out what you need to know about all of the surrounding area's hotel booking options by checking the table below.
|Aqua Bay Club||1.3||ESE||West Bay, Grand Cayman|
|Cobalt Coast Resort & Suites||1.3||N||West Bay, Grand Cayman|
|Courtyard by Marriott Grand Cayman||2.2||SE||2.2 mi. South of West Bay, Grand Cayman|
|2.2||NE||West Bay, Grand Cayman|
|Westin Casuarina Resort & Spa||2.9||SE||3.0 mi. South of West Bay, Grand Cayman|
|Sunshine Suites Resort||3.1||SE||3.1 mi. South of West Bay, Grand Cayman|
|Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman||3.1||SE||3.2 mi. South of West Bay, Grand Cayman|
|7 Mile Resort & Clubs||3.4||SE||2.9 mi. North of Georgetown, Grand Cayman|
|Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman||3.6||SE||Crystal Harbour, Grand Cayman|
|4.0||SE||2.9 mi. North of Georgetown, Grand Cayman|
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