5 Pristine Grand Cayman Beaches For Your Dream Getaway

Grand Cayman Beaches

5 Pristine Grand Cayman Beaches For Your Dream Getaway

Some might argue that Grand Cayman has the best beaches on earth for an island getaway to the Caribbean, and once you arrive you’ll understand why! Grand Cayman beaches are known for their soft white sand and crystal clear turquoise waters, but they have so much more to offer.

Whether you want to spend a day playing on the white sand of Seven Mile Beach with your friends or lounge quietly under the gentle sway of the native sea grape trees, there’s something for everyone at the beaches in the Cayman Islands.

Stick around and check out our list of the best beaches in Grand Cayman so you can decide where you’d like to spend your days under the sun while visiting the Cayman Islands.

 

Capture All The Beauty Of Grand Cayman With Ease

Here at Cayman In A Nutshell, we like to help visitors make the most of their trip to the Cayman Islands by showing you all the best sites and beaches available in Grand Cayman. We have tour opportunities that will lead you from the East to the Western side of Grand Cayman so you can capture the rich history and culture of our beautiful island.

Our bus tours show you the pristine beauty of our most popular destination, Seven Mile Beach, and lead you all the way through famous locations like our bustling capital, George Town! Depending on which tour you choose, you might even spot locations like Starfish Point or Rum Point.

To make the most of your time with us in Grand Cayman, be sure to contact us for more tour details!

 

1) Spend A Day In The West Bay Area For The Ultimate Beach Day Experience

If you’re visiting from George Town and want to make sure to get as much beach time in as possible, then you can’t go wrong with one of the several West Bay beaches. The most popular beach in Grand Cayman, and arguably one of the most beautiful in the world is Seven Mile Beach!

Seven Mile Beach can feel like a secluded beach in some spots, but you can also enjoy a bustling beach life with beach bars, cabanas, and even some of the hottest snorkeling spots on the island.

If you’re looking for more beach fun within the Seven Mile Beach area, here are some additional options for you to consider:

  • Cemetery Beach

  • Governors Beach

  • Public Beach

Pro tip: To fully experience the beauty of Seven Mile Beach and explore all the stunning beaches in the area, it’s recommended to allocate a few days on the Western side of Grand Cayman.

 

2) Enjoy The Laid Back Atmosphere On The North End Of Grand Cayman

Another perfectly pristine beach to visit in Grand Cayman is Rum Point. Not only will you escape the bustling vibes of a more lively public beach, but the beach at Rum Point is known for its calmer waters, making it the perfect location for beginner swimmers or families with children.

Nearby villas and condos mean facilities are close by, and this spot boasts some of the most relaxing water sports adventures one could dream of, from paddleboarding on the calm waters to snorkeling, and even tours to Stingray City! If you’re feeling adventurous, you can rent a kayak or jet ski and venture out into the calm waters.

Rum Point is also known for its delicious food and refreshing drinks. Indulge in local delicacies at the beachside restaurants and sip on a famous cocktail while enjoying the breathtaking views. Here are some of the must-visit restaurants:

  • Rum Point Club

  • Kaibo Beach Restaurant

  • Juno at Rum Point Club Resort

Pro tip: After enjoying a delicious meal, you can take a leisurely stroll along the shoreline, browse the souvenir shops, or simply unwind in a hammock under the swaying palm trees.

 

3) Search For Starfish At One Of The Most Magical Beaches

Starfish Point sounds like a location out of a storybook and is a lesser-known public beach in Grand Cayman. This area gets its name from the countless starfish that call these tranquil waters home. You don’t have to go far from shore to see these majestic creatures but remember to handle them gently and avoid removing them from the water.

The area surrounding Starfish Point is also known for its tranquil and secluded beach, providing the perfect setting for relaxation and sunbathing. You can spread out a beach towel, bask in the warm Caribbean sun, and enjoy the serene atmosphere.

Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat or an opportunity to connect with nature, Starfish Point offers a truly unforgettable experience in Grand Cayman.

 

4) Discover Spotts Beach On The South Side Of Grand Cayman

Here in Grand Cayman, it’s easy to find a beach that suits your needs. At Spotts Beach, you can dig your toes in the white sand and enjoy the sunshine with peace and quiet. While it offers a peaceful atmosphere, this beach also presents a variety of activities and experiences for visitors to enjoy.

One of the main attractions is the opportunity to spot sea turtles in their natural habitat. The beach is known for its resident sea turtle population, and you can often see these majestic creatures swimming close to the shore.

Snorkeling is a popular activity here, allowing you to explore the vibrant underwater world and encounter a variety of marine life. The calm and clear waters make it an ideal spot for beginners and experienced snorkelers alike.

If you prefer to stay on land, you can relax on the soft white sand, soak up the sun, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.

Pro tip: Spotts Beach is also a great place for picnics and beach games, with ample space to spread out and enjoy some quality time with family and friends.

 

5) Soak Up The Sun In One Of The Cayman Islands Sweet Spots

Smith’s Barcadere, also known as Smith Cove, is a secluded location perfect for getting away from the hustle and bustle of Grand Cayman. Smith Cove has limestone and coral reefs stretching along either side of the beach, making it a nature lover’s dream.

There is deeper water closer to shore which holds a myriad of marine life, including sea turtles and tropical fish that are just waiting for you to come snorkeling. The sheer cliffs nearby also make for a perfect Instagram-worthy backdrop for those island selfies or family photos.

The beach is also perfect for sunbathing and relaxation, with shaded areas provided by the surrounding trees. Picnic tables are available, making it an ideal spot for a beachside barbeque or a joyful gathering with family and friends.

 

Grand Cayman’s Finest Features In A Nutshell

There’s a ton to see and do when you take a trip to Grand Cayman, so let us help you make the most of your trip and lead you to all the must-see sites and experiences the Cayman Islands have to offer.

Whether you want to see where all the best beaches are or you’d like to learn more about our rich history and culture, we’re here to help!

Just check out our website for more information about our tours and start planning your unforgettable adventure today!

Duration
3 hours 30 minutes
Group Size
Up to 22

Eastern Districts Highlights

Embark on an unforgettable bus tour departing from the vibrant 7 Mile Beach or the bustling George Town, as we journey through Bodden Town, to two of Grand Cayman's most iconic destinations: Starfish Point and Rum Point.

Duration
1 hour 30 minutes
Group Size
Up to 22

West Side Highlights

Indulge in the flavors of the Caribbean as you savor these delectable treats. Throughout the tour, you'll be captivated by the stunning scenery of the Seven Mile Beach area, with its pristine white sands and crystal-clear waters. Sit back, relax, and soak in the beauty of Grand Cayman's West Bay district as you journey through its historical landmarks, such as the Governors House, and The Olde Homestead, and natural wonders such as the Town of Hell, stop at the Rum Cake Factory and gift shop. On the way back to your Hotel/condo or Ship you can opt to be dropped off at the beach where you can catch a bus or taxi to your chosen destination.