What's Near The Anchorage

If this sounds like you, booking accommodations within walking distance of a good beach can make your trip even more exciting. If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, The Anchorage is the right spot for you. This lodging is set right along the water and sand, so vacationers can spend all of their time soaking up the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since The Anchorage sits directly on Cemetery Beach, laying out in the sun 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 vacationers who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near The Anchorage
Beach Distance Direction Location
Seven Mile Beach 0.7 SSE 2.1 mi. South of West Bay
Boatswain's Beach 2.2 NW West Bay
Barkers National Park Beach 2.3 NNE West Bay
Turtle Farm Beach 2.3 NW West Bay
Conch Point Beach -- -- West Bay

The closest option 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 beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Barkers National Park Beach could be a better choice 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 two and a half miles north-northeast of the villa complex.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your villa complex can add a little something extra to your vacation, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or learning more about the area's art and history. The Anchorage is located in the southern outskirts of West Bay, near Crystal Harbour.

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

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Batabano 1.0 N
Crystal Harbour 1.9 SE
Seven Mile Beach 2.0 SSE
downtown Georgetown 4.6 S
Georgetown 5.1 S
Grand Harbour 5.9 SSE
Prospect Park 6.7 SE
Water Cay 7.1 E
Cayman Kai 7.6 E
Rum Point 7.8 E

Nearby Attractions

Kittiwake Shipwreck And Artificial Reef

Vacationers who want to be in the middle of the action during their stay on Grand Cayman will quickly learn that The Anchorage makes the perfect place to start a busy day. In fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, such as Trafalgar Square, Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6, and National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Trafalgar Square.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them named in the following table.

Attractions Near The Anchorage
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Trafalgar Square Park 1.2 SSE 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 0.8 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 7.0 SE 3.0 mi. East-Southeast of Georgetown
Governor Gore's Bird Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.8 SE Savannah
Old Savannah Schoolhouse Historical Site 8.5 SE Savannah
Pedro St. James National Historic Site Historical Site 9.1 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 looking 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Finding info about nearby booking options is often a convenient means of getting a better feel for the area. You'll find no shortage of other properties to consider in the region, as this section of Grand Cayman offers guests an impressive variety of hotel and resort options. Get the details you need about all of the area's hotel booking options by checking the table below.

Accommodations near The Anchorage
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 1.6 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 1.8 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 2.6 SE 2.9 mi. North of Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort 3.0 S 2.1 mi. North of Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Comfort Suites, Grand Cayman 3.1 S 2.0 mi. North of Georgetown, Grand Cayman
 

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