What's Near Christopher Columbus

Lots of visitors make plans to spend their vacations on Grand Cayman just for the sparkling beaches that the Caribbean is so well known for. Visitors love that this property is directly on the water, so you won't have to go far to enjoy the pleasant coast.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Christopher Columbus sits directly on Cemetery Beach, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying at this property. 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. For guests who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Christopher Columbus
Beach Distance Direction Location
Seven Mile Beach 0.8 SSE 2.1 mi. South of West Bay
Boatswain's Beach 2.2 NW West Bay
Turtle Farm Beach 2.3 NW West Bay
Barkers National Park Beach 2.3 NNE West Bay
Conch Point Beach -- -- West Bay

The most convenient one to visit is 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.

If you're interested in a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Barkers National Park Beach might be just right for you. 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. It's situated two and a half miles north-northeast of the villa complex.

Nearby Areas

Stopping by a community or town near your villa complex can act as a nice day trip, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or learning more about the area's art and history. Christopher Columbus is located in the southern outskirts of West Bay, near Crystal Harbour.

The areas that are closest to Christopher Columbus are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Batabano 1.0 N
Crystal Harbour 2.0 SE
Seven Mile Beach 2.0 SSE
downtown Georgetown 4.6 S
Georgetown 5.1 S
Grand Harbour 6.0 SSE
Prospect Park 6.8 SE
Water Cay 7.1 E
Cayman Kai 7.7 E
Rum Point 7.8 E

Nearby Attractions

Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef

Tourists in need of a fun agenda while vacationing on Grand Cayman will quickly learn that Christopher Columbus makes the perfect place to start a busy day. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Trafalgar Square, Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6, and National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Trafalgar Square.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Christopher Columbus
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Trafalgar Square Park 1.2 SE 2.5 mi. South of West Bay
Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6 Movie Theater 2.8 S 2.3 mi. North of Georgetown
National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Museum 3.3 S 1.9 mi. North of Georgetown
Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef Park 0.7 W West Bay
Garvin Park Park 1.0 NE West Bay
Dolphin Cove Dolphin Encounter Service 1.0 N Batabano
Fort George Historical Site 4.5 S Downtown Georgetown
Cayman Islands National Museum Museum 4.7 S Downtown Georgetown
Dr. Roy's Ironshore Historical Site -- -- Georgetown
Barker's National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.2 NNE West Bay
Cayman Turtle Farm Zoo 2.1 NW West Bay
National Trust Visitor Center Museum -- -- Georgetown
Turtle Reef Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.4 NW West Bay
Cayman Islands Brewery Brewery 6.8 SE Prospect Park
Watler Cemetery Historical Site 7.1 SE 3.0 mi. East-Southeast of Georgetown
Governor Gore's Bird Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.9 SE Savannah
Old Savannah Schoolhouse Historical Site 8.5 SE Savannah
Pedro St. James National Historic Site Historical Site 9.2 SE 1.5 mi. South West of Bodden Town
Bodden Town Guardhouse Park Historical Site -- -- Bodden Town
Mission House Historical Site 10.7 SE 1.3 mi. East of Bodden Town
Meagre Bay Pond Animal Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.9 ESE 2.5 mi. East-Northeast of Bodden Town
Mastic Trail Hiking Trail 12.0 E 5.9 mi. Northeast of Bodden Town
Mastic Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.3 E 5.6 mi. East-Northeast of Bodden Town
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park Botanical Garden 14.7 E 7.2 mi. East-Northeast of Bodden Town

If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6 might be worth a visit. Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6 is a theater, offering guests the opportunity to get indoors on a hot or rainy day, or when they are just feeling up for a movie, and catch the latest in film.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning more about nearby hotel booking options is generally an excellent means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You'll be able to find plenty of additional places to consider prior to reaching a decision, as this section of Grand Cayman is home to a terrific selection of hotel and resort options. Find out about the surrounding area's lodging options by reviewing the following table.

Accommodations near Christopher Columbus
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Aqua Bay Club 0.2 NW West Bay, Grand Cayman
Courtyard by Marriott Grand Cayman 0.8 SSE 2.2 mi. South of West Bay, Grand Cayman
Westin Casuarina Resort & Spa 1.7 SSE 3.0 mi. South of West Bay, Grand Cayman
Sunshine Suites Resort 1.8 SSE 3.1 mi. South of West Bay, Grand Cayman
Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman 1.9 SSE 3.2 mi. South of West Bay, Grand Cayman
Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman 2.1 SE Crystal Harbour, Grand Cayman
7 Mile Resort & Clubs 2.3 S 2.9 mi. North of Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Annie's Place 2.7 SE 2.9 mi. North of Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort 3.1 S 2.1 mi. North of Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Comfort Suites, Grand Cayman 3.2 S 2.0 mi. North of Georgetown, Grand Cayman
 

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