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LOVE Smith Cove

By far one of our favorite public beaches to go to. The water is perfect & my teenagers were able... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nicole P
Best place to snorkel on the island

We stayed a mile away and swam here every morning. Saw at least 12 kinds of fish including... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Judy M
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Located on the southwest part of Grand Cayman, this is a good bathing spot.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

By far one of our favorite public beaches to go to. The water is perfect & my teenagers were able to jump off the rocks into he ocean.

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed a mile away and swam here every morning. Saw at least 12 kinds of fish including cuddlefish(squid). Picnic tables, a restroom, and clean sand. Dogs love to swim here too plus of course the ever present roosters.

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smith cove is gorgeous at anytime of day. When the water is calm the swimming and snorkeling are easy. Lots of interesting cliff formations and fish along the shore line. Near the outcropping on the left entrance is a a small reef with lots of...More

Thank Lincious
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone visiting Grand Cayman is NUTS if they don't take time to visit Smith Cove. What a Treasure! The Snorkeling is great, warm friendly people and the view can't be beat.

Thank CV265
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful swimming/snorkeling spot! Water was calm and beautiful coral to the left and around the bend between the rocky shore and the little “island”, if facing the water. Lots of trees for shade. Outdoor shower, bathroom. No other facilities. There is a spot...More

Thank Flyer29397234475
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smith’s Cove (officially called Smith’s Barcadere) is one of the best places to spend a couple hours or all day and not many people know about it other than the locals. It is located off S. Church Street just south of the Georgetown docks. There...More

Thank mlhabh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing snorkel spot early in our trip. We saw so many fish. We went back a few days later and the water was so stirred up we couldn't see our feet.

Thank loves2explore2015
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I hate to even comment on this place because the fewer people who know about it, the better. Some of the best snorkeling me and my husband did while in Cayman. It's a local spot for families on the weekend and get pretty crowded when...More

2  Thank Jill W
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We discovered this spot after renting a scooter and driving around the island while on a cruise. We were on our way to a restaurant and noticed this great spot where people were swimming. It was GORGEOUS! On the way back, we just had to...More

1  Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We went on a windy day and waves were stirring up the water so snorkeling was not very good, too blurry underwater and poor visibility, really nice little spot though

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7 November 2018|
Response from texasjudye | Reviewed this property |
Yes most definitely but if you don’t mind a nice walk it’s not that far. A mile and a half or so.
27 July 2018|
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Response from Scuffy13 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe five miles, but there’s a public bus stop right there.
Kameron A
16 July 2018|
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Response from wgillesq | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot across the street and half dozen street parking spots
Shevaughn C
11 July 2018|
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Response from YOropeza53 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are no power outlets. They do have a public restroom with showers and picnic tables.
Jerry T
17 March 2018|
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Response from slugg072 | Reviewed this property |
was just there 4/28/18 and there are. Lots of fun, beautiful site!