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Still awesome

Lately the water is a little rough and it can be very Sandy this week but go out and turn left and... read more

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AroundTheWorldKen
,
Jacksonville, Florida
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Beautiful lagoon with great snorkeling

This beach was next to the house we rented. The snorkeling is great - we saw an octopus and many... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rochelle F
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West Orange, New Jersey
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Located on the southwest part of Grand Cayman, this is a good bathing spot.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“outdoor shower” (15 reviews)
“fish” (117 reviews)
“beautiful cove” (14 reviews)
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South Sound Road, Grand Cayman

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lately the water is a little rough and it can be very Sandy this week but go out and turn left and it's completely clear. Was here back in September. They added a few more picnic tables since last time

Thank AroundTheWorldKen
Reviewed 6 days ago

This beach was next to the house we rented. The snorkeling is great - we saw an octopus and many colored fish. The water is beautiful and very clear and refreshing. If you are a water person, this is a great spot; there are changing...More

Thank Rochelle F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a local beach, very small, in a local park with no real place to lay out other than a small stretch of sand. When we went, the ocean was rough! There was nothing to see in the water and it was dangerous to...More

Thank Camila M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw fish and enjoyed our time but was sad to see so much garbage, including broken glass near the beach and picnic area. Wear sandals!

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go early. Ample parking for rentals. Great beach and shade. Facilities on site. Got packed longer we stayed but we were able to snorkel and enjoy the cove before that. Nice scenery and wonderful horizon.

Thank Jirasela
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cove is ideal for swimming, and you can also dive off the cliffs. If you are lucky, you may spot a few fish as well. Parking is extremely limited. Don't go on weekends, as the place is a local favourite and crowded.

Thank CharlotteKelowna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This spot is great! It looks just as beautiful and inviting in real life as in the pictures. No crowds - escape from all the cruise people. There is lots of shade under the trees, but also some nice sunny areas by both coves which...More

Thank HRSHYLVR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cozy secluded cove surrounded by beautiful coral. Snorkeling is good and well protected so water was fairly calm. Shaded beach with tables. Easy walk in beach with parking.

Thank MartyBrian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Smith Beach twice and had very different experiences each time. The first time was after Philippe was moving away from the island. The water was very rough and was crashing against the rocks. There was a couple trying to swim -- they were...More

1  Thank kayemax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of shade, a nice location, plenty of parking. Easy, sandy-bottom water entry with no waves so a perfect spot if you have little ones. We were disappointed in the snorkeling - nothing really terrific and much better spots to explore if you are a...More

Thank MariaRini
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Chris M
24 April 2017|
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Response from Kcabrera74 | Reviewed this property |
There is a small motel-type place less than a mile north of Smith Cove. I stayed there last year. The name is Riviera Grand Cayman. Very basic, no frills place. It was up for sale so I don't know if it still exists. The... More
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Chris M
24 April 2017|
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Sorry none within walking distance sorry! Miss read your question
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Misty S
4 December 2016|
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Response from Kcabrera74 | Reviewed this property |
It is about 2 miles from where the cruise ship docks to the cove. No sidewalks (most of the way).
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