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Address: Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
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Great place to snorkel

Great beach next door to the governors house and the Westin. In my opinion the best part of seven mile beach. There are no bathrooms or shade provided. Bring your own chairs and... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
pickles0170
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Naples, Florida

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Naples, Florida
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great beach next door to the governors house and the Westin. In my opinion the best part of seven mile beach. There are no bathrooms or shade provided. Bring your own chairs and definitely an umbrella . Beautiful clear water. Bring a life jacket if you are not a strong swimmer. The best snorkeling is out from shore a ways.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We visited here on a whim because we got kicked out of nearby hotels (ha ha). This is public beach access in front of the Governor's mansion. There are no bathroom facilities but if you buy a drink next door at the Westin, you can use theirs. We loved this beach because there is a reef about 200 yards out... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This beach is adjacent to the Westin. You can watch all the Red Sail water sports activities. It's clean and the crowd is good.

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North Vancouver
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48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Parking is close. Water is calm. Look back and you will see the 3 million dollar homes. Left side of swimming area. 50 feet offshore is a reef with lots of sealife. Great colors and vibrancy.

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Troy, OH
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Governors Beach has become our favorite beach on Grand Cayman for several reasons. The sand is very thick there, unlike several of the other beaches that have more prevalence of coral which can be uncomfortable on your feet. The water was exceptionally calm and clear on this last visit, and we snorkeled the reef just offshore of Governors Beach. The... More 

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Lindon, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Exquisite beach with soft sand and gentle waves. This beach is popular with the locals. South of the Westin Hotel, just watch for the sign that says Governors Beach. Ample parking, this is a public beach from which you can walk south or north for several miles along Seven Mile Beach.

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Orillia, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Enjoys the reef. Saw lobsters, Rays and an injured turtle. Fish have been fed by previous snorkellers, so they swim close. Kind of fun!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Quick swim from shore gets you into a really great spot for some snorkeling that is easy to access from the beach. Check it out if you're on 7 mile beach.

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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Just by chance we were driving by looking for a spot for a sunset without having to go to a bar. There were families and friends just hanging around some snorkeling and others sitting on the beach. There are spots to barbeque and restrooms too.

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

some of best sand,water,weather,beaches in the world. quite safe,clean and it's really paradise,right up there with aruba and turks,go enjo yyourself

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