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 find several beaches to consider in and around the area. Click on the name of each beach to read a detailed article concerning that individual beach.

Seven Mile Beach: Seven Mile Beach is one of the largest and most popular beaches on Grand Cayman. Visitors can engage in all sorts of water sports but swimming and snorkeling are the favorites in these calm waters.

Another place 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: 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.

Fortunately, the area is home to plenty of other beaches to choose from in and around the area. Go to this extended discussion if you'd like to learn additional specifics.

Landmark Attractions

Fort George

An interesting landmark worth visiting is National Gallery of the Cayman Islands. It is located 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.

Many travelers also choose to visit Fort George. It is situated in downtown Georgetown, 2.6 mi. South of central Seven Mile Beach. Visitors will find Fort George mostly in ruins, and a tour guide may tell tale of three canons that can no longer be traced, as well as four solid walls that were only about five feet tall each. At one time, local school children would play in the sandy grounds, and it did serve as a lookout point during World War II, but has otherwise seen no action throughout its history on the island.

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.

That's not all -- you'll find quite a few other landmark attractions. To see our detailed guide to other interesting places to visit in and around the area, navigate to this page.

Natural Attractions

Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef

Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef is one of the natural attractions that's worth a visit. <p>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.</p>

Dolphin Cove is a second attraction that you might enjoy. <p>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.</p>

Of course, you will find other natural attractions. To read about other natural attractions in and around the area, see this page.

 

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