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.


Grand Cayman's Seven Mile Beach

You will find several beaches to visit in and around the area. Just click on the name of each beach for a detailed article concerning that particular stretch of sand.

Seven Mile Beach: Miles north of George Town, this beach is one of the most popular destinations on the island. There are no public access issues.

Another option worth considering 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: The shoreline on this long, clean beach is bordered by mangroves and greenery. During the week, there are very few visitors so if you like isolated beach experiences, this is the spot for you.

Seven Mile Beach and the surrounding areas have plenty of additional beaches to choose from. Read this article if you need more facts.

Landmark Attractions

Fort George

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is National Gallery of the Cayman Islands. It is situated in 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 popular destination is Fort George. It is situated 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: Cayman Island's National Museum is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Of course, the area is home to a wide range of places to see. For more in formation concerning other interesting places to visit in and around the area, go to this page.

Natural Attractions

Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef

Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef is one of the outdoor tourist attractions you might consider visiting. 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.

Dolphin Cove is a second option you might enjoy. 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.

Seven Mile Beach has quite a few other choices too. If you want to obtain more information about natural attractions in and near the area, can learn more here.


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