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.
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:
|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.
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:
|Seven Mile Beach||2.0||SSE|
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 National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is ., , and
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.
|Park||1.2||SE||2.5 mi. South of West Bay|
|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,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.
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.
|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|
|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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