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Smith Cove

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Address: Grand Cayman
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Located on the southwest part of Grand Cayman, this is a good bathing spot....

Located on the southwest part of Grand Cayman, this is a good bathing spot.

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Incredible snorkeling right off the beach

This beach came highly recommended by many people we met and did not disappoint. The snorkeling is amazing and it's right off the beach. It's a tiny beach and limited parking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
TropTLC1899
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Randolph, Massachusetts

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Randolph, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beach came highly recommended by many people we met and did not disappoint. The snorkeling is amazing and it's right off the beach. It's a tiny beach and limited parking but definitely a low key, quieter location. I wore water shoes to be on the safe side because there is some coral around. Definitely a must see beach for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we went to the beach in the morning it was not crowded, but it became crowded as the cruise ship swimmers showed up. This beach has many shady areas so you can choose where you want to be. I snorkeled and found the water not as clear as Cemetery, Spotts, or Rum Point beaches. The coral formations are great... More 

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West Bay, Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the few places on the Seven Mile beach side of the island that really has waves so it's soothing to sit under the trees and listen to the waves lap. Just far enough away that it's not packed with tourists from the boats. picnic tables and shade trees so you're not completely overheated and there is public bathrooms... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once little spot with beautiful sand. Was too rough to snorkel while there. But looks like it has potential. Washrooms, changerooms and shade available. Bring some food for the chickens...

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cheshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here whilst on a cruise,turn right out of cruise terminal you come to the taxi rank we got a taxi from there,6 dollars per person each way it takes about 10 minutes tops,we actually walked back the road is narrow in places,it really is worth it for views alone good snorkelling,beautiful sand sea easier to get in on the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day we went was a little too rough to snorkel but we still had a great time. Nice, quiet, beautiful out of the way spot to get a little beach time.

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss this cove Went 2 days out of our 7 on the island Entrance right off the osuth side- this protective cove yeilded colorful fish right off beach- interesting coral formations to snorkel around- most fish off to left of the beach- both days.Say flunder, gar, tangs, zebra, parrot fish large schools of yellw tangs and so so much.Designated... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful sunsets can be seen from this lovely area but its beautiful coral and rocks are home to millions of nearly invisible sand fleas that come out at dusk. Use bug spray and enjoy a gorgeous sunset. Plenty of parking across street.

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is very popular among the locals and tourist visiting Cayman. For many Caymanians and their descendantes is having a little place of where they grew up in Cuba. The South Coast of Isle of Pines or Isla de La Juventud. This beach in Cayman is so similar to the Uncle Bob's beach now called playa de Pucho. That... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

small local beach, great sand and water, lovey to swim with the local residents the fish. shower and toilets available.

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