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Chilled Atmosphere

The only thing I didn’t like about my experience of this beach was the smell of marijuana being... read more

Reviewed yesterday
shanddiandra
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Grand Cayman
Dreamy Cove

Yes, there are better places for seeing coral. Yes, there are spots that have more fish. Yes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Teresa B
via mobile
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Located on the southwest part of Grand Cayman, this is a good bathing spot.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (130 reviews)
“outdoor shower” (17 reviews)
“beautiful cove” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
South Sound Road, Grand Cayman
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"fish"
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"outdoor shower"
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"beautiful cove"
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"small cove"
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"ice cream truck"
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"wave pool"
in 8 reviews
"nice beach"
in 31 reviews
"great snorkeling"
in 28 reviews
"fresh water shower"
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"sea urchins"
in 11 reviews
"rock formations"
in 17 reviews
"trees for shade"
in 9 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 13 reviews
"snorkel spot"
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"george town"
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"public beach"
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Reviewed yesterday

The only thing I didn’t like about my experience of this beach was the smell of marijuana being smoked on the beach. I had a good time overall but the smoking was very unpleasant.

Thank shanddiandra
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yes, there are better places for seeing coral. Yes, there are spots that have more fish. Yes, there are better sandy beaches. Despite this, there is something special about the sum of the parts of Smith's Cove that makes it my favorite place to spend...More

Thank Teresa B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning View, clear water, great place to snorkel. Lots of coral. Water can be choppy. Picnic tables, restrooms and outdoor shower. Parking across the street. A must see.

Thank 87disappointed
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beauty around this beach is surely surreal. The coves were stunning, the people were nonexistent, and the views were astounding!!

Thank Danielle B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice spot, especially if you want to frolic in waves. The facilities are very limited, but there is an outdoor shower and a bathroom.

Thank Emily G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here on me and DH exploration of Grand Cayman island. This place is right of the road with parking across the street. It was clean and not too crowded on the day we visited. The water was clear & beautiful and there was not...More

1  Thank CreolePeach
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

due to wind and waves the cove was murky. This is a public beach area, so be prepared for a local crowd and their habits: loud music, non-medicinal "poco loco" wafering through the air. Get away from the tourist areas and go to the North...More

Thank Kara W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must be able to control your fins and legs to snorkel here - or you will be slammed into the rocks. The water was rougher than normal but still beautiful fish here!

Thank sjengland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We snorkeled Smith Cove during our recent Grand Cayman vacation. There aren't a lot of fish here, but the water is calm and clear, and the cove is absolutely gorgeous! Great photo ops!

Thank linward
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cool spot! Fairly small beach area with neat rock formations. Good snorkeling. Came here twice and wasn't too busy but you wont be alone for sure.

Thank Nicole M
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Jerry T
March 17, 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!
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Krista J
March 5, 2018|
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Response from texasjudye | Reviewed this property |
Smith cove has an entire restroom facility, like a little house. Outdoor rinse shower as well. Very nice. If you are standing at smith cove it is to the left right there in front.
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Chris M
April 24, 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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