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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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Beautiful but beware of Sand Fleas!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Bookshelfish
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The Woodlands, Texas

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice beach, more crowds here than other places but not bad. We like it here. Bring some chairs and a picnic.

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Highland Park, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice spot to snorkel. Easy to get in the water, parts very shallow, and parts for people to go out further. I saw an amazing school of fish - had to be thousands - slowly turning in unison in a giant circle! Other pretty fish, and some alcoves to check out.

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great find. The beach was clean, with toilets and showers. Plenty of trees to sit under for shade. The water was beautiful; a ledge to jump off for the younger people. Snorkeling not so great, but a nice ridge to explore around the corner. Busy with people, but still plenty of room for all of us. We visited in... More 

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Rockland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smith Cove is a beautiful place to snorkel...easy access, calm sea, nice fish and coral. The beach is nice with bathrooms and showers.

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Somerset, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place. It's a local public beach, not crowded, you can relax here, go snorkeling, nice scenery, shaded areas etc.

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Riverside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty site, but not spectacular. Sharp rocks and coral limit your enjoyment of the site and shallow water limits your ability to jump off the surrounding rocks. During our visit, water had poor visibility, not sure if this is always the case.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to relax on a hot sunny day! Nice sand and clear water! Small beach, so may get over crowded if you go during the busy season. I went in Sept and was one of the only people there! Small ledges to jump off into the water, just watch for the sharp coral!

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