Seven Mile Beach
The World’s Finest Beach, Right Outside Your Door.
While there are many reasons why the Cayman Islands is seen as the ultimate Caribbean destination, Seven Mile Beach tops the list. Located on Grand Cayman’s western coast, the beauty of Seven Mile Beach beckons those who want to live an indulgent life. This strip of the island draws residents and investors from around the world to ultra-luxury beachfront condos and private mansions, ranging from just under $1 million to well over $20 million. The international attention Seven Mile Beach garners comes from the awards it earns year after year. Being named one of the world’s best beaches makes it the pinnacle for an island getaway, relocation, or retirement home.
Seven Mile Beach is touted by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association as being named one of the Ultimate Beaches in the region by Caribbean Travel + Life, the 4th Best Beach in the Caribbean by Trip Advisor, and 12th of the best beaches in the world by MSN. In 2023, Trip Advisor recognized the Cayman Islands as the eighth best nature destination in the world in a category that contains international favorites including the Red Sea, Majorca, Kathmandu and the Serengeti.
The Clear Attraction of Seven Mile Beach
When it comes to luxury coastal living, few places on earth compare to Seven Mile Beach. With its translucent waters and breathtakingly beautiful shoreline, Seven Mile Beach is the most visited beach in the Caribbean—and it’s not hard to see why. The warm waters of the Caribbean Sea ripple gently against its powdery white sands, as you watch brightly colored fish dart about. With many of the Caribbean’s most luxurious resorts situated just steps from Seven Mile Beach, you’ll have access to world-class dining and nightlife.
Center of it all
The Seven Mile Beach shoreline and its nearby communities make up the bulk of Cayman’s luxury property market. Many of the condos on the beachside are investment properties from overseas buyers that are
often rented to tourists and local business professionals.
The appeal of Seven Mile Beach is not just the sand. It attracts travelers from around the globe for the convenience and extensive local amenities. The area provides easy access to grocery stores, gas stations and a bus system that makes rounds every 15 minutes. It also holds the highest density of restaurants, bars and watersports on the island, but without the traffic of the industrial area or business district.
Communities within Seven Mile Beach Corridor
The properties along the beachline itself are mostly made up of boutique-style, amenity-rich condo complexes and a few renowned hotels such as The Ritz-Carlton. Within minutes of Seven Mile Beach are a variety of exclusive communities that each hold its own charm.
Snug Harbor is a charming residential neighborhood sprawling across meandering canals. The mix of freestanding homes, condos and townhouses in this area offers a variety of price points and number of bedrooms for homeowners and renters alike. Tucked away from it all, the streets are filled with families and those exercising.
Just a few minutes from Seven Mile Beach, this fast-growing gated community is made up of
several sub-developments that feature boating docks, pools and gyms that are managed by
community strata associations. It’s the perfect executive escape or haven for raising a family. The homes offer canal front and ocean views, which make for peaceful weekend boat trips.
A destination within a destination, Camana Bay
is a lively waterfront town where residents can live, work and play. Situated on 685 acres, it is a retail and entertainment district with residences and office complexes. Families, residents and tourist stroll the blocks of shops, restaurants and promenades. During holidays, the center hosts the island’s largest tree lighting and fireworks displays.
The Beaches of Seven Mile Beach
Seven Mile Beach includes an entire strip of beach that is actually only around 5.5 miles long.
Within this are several private and public areas.
Private beach access
Most of the condos and hotels have dedicated private beachfront space for residents and guests to use, located above the high-water mark. The area beneath the high water mark is always public in the Cayman Islands.
This quiet spot gets its name from being, literally, next to the governor’s home. Shade trees line the back of this sun-drenched retreat.
This popular beach area draws a lively mix of tourists as well as family BBQ gatherings and volleyball tournaments thanks to onsite restrooms, cabanas, sidewalks and playgrounds.
Public beach access
Small, obscure brown road signs mark the spot for curbside beach access where beachgoers make their way down well-trodden paths to find the breeze.
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