Seven Mile Beach Attractions

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Stretching along the west coast of Grand Cayman, the Seven Mile Beach Resort area is so much more than the beach – which is itself truly a sight to behold.  Nearby, there are numerous attractions that tourists should absolutely make plans to explore, including a turtle farm, a military fort, and an art gallery.

Beaches

Grand Cayman's Seven Mile Beach

You will discover an abundance of beaches to choose from in and around the area. Just click on the name of the beach for more detail concerning that specific beach.

Seven Mile Beach: On the west coast of Grand Cayman, Seven Mile Beach is actually five and a half miles of powdery white sand lined with palms and Australian pines.

Another location for beach-goers to consider is Cemetery Beach. The waters are calm for swimming and wading and this beach is usually active, populated by guests of nearby accommodations. Most of the beach has resorts and villas on the inland edge, not native flora, so the beach offers little shade.

Barkers National Park Beach: Perfect for nature enthusiasts, Barkers National Park Beach is a pristine stretch of white sand that meets crystal clear shallow waters for miles down an empty stretch of coastline. The further you go down into the park, the cleaner and more isolated the surroundings will feel.

These examples are only some of the options. For a more detailed look at this specific topic, navigate to this article.

Landmark Attractions

Fort George

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is National Gallery of the Cayman Islands. It is found within southern Seven Mile Beach. The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is a multi-media gallery, featuring a number of works in sculpture, paint, photography, and more. The goal of the gallery is to share Caymanian art with both locals and around the world, and often host traveling exhibits that bring their artwork to other countries.

Another landmark that often intrigues visitors is Fort George. It is located in downtown Georgetown, 2.6 mi. South of central Seven Mile Beach. Although landlocked and mostly in ruins, Fort George stands as an important historical landmark that tells the tale of a Cayman Islands once protected from this very spot by the local militia. The fort was built by locals using limestone and coral, though nobody can be sure exactly when, and after many years of little to no use, it was handed over to the National Trust.

Cayman Islands National Museum: This national museum has diverse collections and features exhibits on various topics, from a collection of Cayman artwork to a natural history collection full of fossils of sea critters.

The area offers some other sites to visit. To read our detailed guide to other sites worth visiting in and around Seven Mile Beach, visit this page.

Natural Attractions

Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef

Assuming you enjoy being outside frequently enjoy visiting Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef. Kittiwake Shipwreck and Artificial Reef is the remains of the sunken ship Kittiwake, which is now developing into an artificial reef. With the assistance of licensed diver operators, tourists are invited to snorkel and scuba dive around the wreck.

A second local attraction you might want to consider is Dolphin Cove. Owned and operated by people who truly love and care for the dolphins that live there, Dolphin Cove invites guests to experience a day in the life of a dolphin up close and personal.

Fortunately, you'll find plenty of other options too. To find out more about natural attractions nearby, check out this page.

 

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