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Address: Grand Cayman
Activities: Snorkeling

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Beautiful beach for snorkeling and relaxing!

Amazing beautiful beach, you can also enjoy snorkeling there and don't need to go too deep! It is more quiet than other beaches in Cayman except the weekends of course where is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing beautiful beach, you can also enjoy snorkeling there and don't need to go too deep! It is more quiet than other beaches in Cayman except the weekends of course where is more busy everywhere! One of my favorite beaches I would definitely recommend!

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Flower Mound, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This reef is just offshore from the cemetery sitting in about 10-12 feet of water. There is an abundance of different aquatic life amongst the coral groupings. This is not a giant shelf type of reef, rather individual groups of coral. You can see a lot of different varieties of fish hiding under the coral by simply diving down and... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It's called cemetery beach for a reason- it's right behind a cemetery! There's a picnic table but no bathroom. The water is clean and clear, it's a bit rocky but there are sandy places, not much to see snorkeling close into shore but if you go out aways you can see coral and various fish.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

So first you should be aware that this reef is quite a ways off the shore. Having said that, there are some nice coral and a decent amount of fish. Nice little beach and an interesting walk through a cemetery to get there.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We didn't make it out to the shipwreck offshore, but the corals closer to the beach were crawling with fish and other sea life. We didn't spend a whole lot of time here, but it was a popular spot and there were lots of other people.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Easy access, free of charge. Well a cab or rental car is needed. Some shade, plenty of space and a very short walk to the beach from parking. However, you are on your own. I would recommend renting a $5.00 snorkel vest for a rather long swim/paddle to the further reefs and back.

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

It was a bit wavy which was kicking up silt when we went by the shore. With the ironshore here it made it too difficult for my son to go out. So my niece and I did it. Once we swam out by the coral it was much better. Pretty much went straight out from the path and a little... More 

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice public area to relax on beach, swim in water and snorkel. There are a couple of picnic tables to place your belongings on. We left our things and went snorkeling out to the reef, no one bothered our stuff. Very safe. We were there right after a rainy and windy spell, the water was still churned up so the... More 

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East Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

What a beautiful find! The wonderful Canadian waitress at Coconut Joe's recommended Cemetery Beach and we are so grateful that she did. This was a beautiful little strip of seven mile beach. After walking through the cemetery, you immediately are welcomed by gorgeous soft sand and turquoise water, very few people, and great palm tree providing refreshing shade when needed.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

On our first trip to the Caymans, Cemetery Beach was recommended as a locals hangout with great snorkeling. This is definitely not a touristy spot so it's not crowded yet scenic. You will need to bring whatever you want with you. There are no restroom facilities and no restaurants in the immediate area. A full service grocery is about 1/3... More 

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Address: Grand Cayman
Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman

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