After researching several condo rentals on or near Seven Mile Beach, we decided on a townhouse at Coconut Bay. The complex is situated on the ocean with access by ladder for snorkelers and divers. Just remember to wear water shoes when getting into the water, because of prickly sea urchins that hang out on and around the bottom rungs of the ladder. For those who prefer sand, there is a man-made sandy area back away from the rock shoreline, where the kids can play or where sunbathers can stretch out.
The complex has two swimming pools: one smaller, patio accessible pool in a lush jungle-like setting; and a larger pool closer to the ocean. Most in our party used the smaller pool more frequently because of the convenience of quick off-the-patio access. The tropical ambiance of that locale couldn't have been better!
The townhouse was spacious--3 bed, 3 bath--and certainly adequate for three married couples and two small children. The kitchen appliances were modern (stainless steel), and all necessary dishes, utensils and cooking equipment were provided. There were some small problems encountered: one clogged bathroom drain; one difficult shower faucet (corrosion because of sea air is common); tiny ants in one of the bathrooms; low supply of toilet tissue; and a strong unpleasant odor coming from the garbage disposal (grinding up some ice in it solved the problem). These, however, were minor inconveniences that were quickly remedied. The air conditioning on all three floors worked perfectly.
Although a rental car would be recommended for that area, Coconut Bay is serviced by local buses, making traveling to and from George Town (and points in between) quite convenient.
Our one week stay at the townhouse was very pleasant, and we would definitely return if Grand Cayman once again becomes part of our vacation plans.
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