Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman is truly a slice of paradise. Located on the West side of the Island. One of the most beautiful and beloved beaches in all of the Caribbean. It is the Islands' long crescent of coral-sand beach on the western shore of the Grand Cayman island stretching 5.5miles and one of the most popular and developed area of Grand Cayman and is home to the majority of the island's luxury resorts and hotels.
The beach is best known for its array of water sports and its translucent aquamarine waters. Australian pines dot the background, and the average winter temperature of the water is a perfect 80°F (27°C). Seven Mile Beach and an ideal location for families, couples, and business travelers as well. Make provisions for a long term stay as well.
Technically, the name for this beach is West bay Beach, but the name Seven Mile Beach has become synonymous with this stretch of powdery white sand and crystal clear water along West bay road out of George Town, Grand Cayman.
The Seven Mile Beach was severely damaged in Hurricane Ivan in September 2004, but many condos and hotels are now running at full or nearly full capacity. There are restaurants open to the public at most of the resorts, and several public beach bars. Some small reefs are located just off shore which offers good snorkeling, most notably by the Marriott hotel (an artificial reef), the Governor's residence, and just north of the public beach. There are few restrictions on use of the beach and open grilling is allowed and pets are free to roam the beach off leash. There are a few restrictions as loud music and public nudity are strictly prohibited.
Seven Mile Beach also has numerous activities and stays full of life throughout the length of the day with activities such as volleyball, kayaking, fishing and parasailing. There are small reefs just off shore of 7 Mile Beach making it the perfect location for a bit of snorkelling. Local company "Red Sail Sports" offer numerous water based activities including many dive sites of the coast of Seven Mile Beach.