Often, finding accommodations within walking distance of a good beach can make your trip even more exciting.
Fortunately, Christopher Columbus is directly on the water, so you won't have to go out of the way to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination.
Needless to say, since Christopher Columbus was built directly on Cemetery Beach, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions here. 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 willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to read our detailed article:
|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|
One of the closest picks 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 instead you're looking for a more peaceful beach scene, 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. You can find it located only a small hike off.
Vacationers who are interested to know about the surrounding area's offerings may want to know how far the adjacent town or city is from their accommodations. Christopher Columbus is located in the southern outskirts of West Bay, in the vicinity of Crystal Harbour.
The areas that are closest to Christopher Columbus are listed in the table below:
|Seven Mile Beach||2.0||SSE|
Tourists who prefer to stay active and on-the-go during their stay on Grand Cayman will find that Christopher Columbus makes a great home-base to start their excursions. You will find that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6, and National Gallery of the Cayman Islands. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is .,
If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are shown in the table below.
|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|
|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|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.2||NNE||West Bay|
|Cayman Turtle Farm||Zoo||2.1||NW||West Bay|
|National Trust Visitor Center||Museum||--||--||Georgetown|
|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|
|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 is an alternative worth considering. 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.
Learning about nearby booking possibilities is oftentimes an excellent way to get a feel for the surrounding area. Readers can find plenty of additional places to think about prior to making a decision, as this portion of Grand Cayman has an impressive variety of hotels and resorts to choose from. The table that follows contains all of the hotel booking possibilities you can find nearby.
|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|
|Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa||0.9||SE||2.2 mi. South of West Bay, Grand Cayman|
|The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach 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|
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