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My second favorite snorkel in Grand Cayman

I go to Smith Cove and Cemetery beaches to snorkel. This is a great beach. just take the path... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mauisurfman
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Woodland Park, New Jersey
A nice clear snorkel spot

We had a good snorkel outing at this location with very clear water. Only a few people on the beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
C_Adventure
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Rochester, Minnesota
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 8, 2004

Before I went on my vacation, I had never been snorkeling before. I had a hard time at first, but I'm so glad I gave it another try. You HAVE to go to Cemetary Reef. We weren't sure how to find it and there aren't...More

30  Thank SuziLush
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 13, 2011

We went snorkeling at five spots during our stay recently, and all were excellent except Cemetery beach, which was about average. Really terrific beach, uncrowded and beautiful. Easy-entry for beginning to intermediate snorkelers, so I highly recommend it for folks just starting out. My wife...More

31  Thank Surferboi61
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I go to Smith Cove and Cemetery beaches to snorkel. This is a great beach. just take the path right after the cemetery and it will take you up to a pretty good size beach. There was a port a john and a picnic table...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good snorkel outing at this location with very clear water. Only a few people on the beach and easy to get in and out of the water. Colorful fish

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just off the cemetery on Seven Mile Beach (that is actually only 5 miles long) hence the name of the reef. Great diving and snorkeling. Well worth hooking up with a boat operator like Reef Divers to enjoy the view.

1  Thank Minkster56
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice little public beach. It’s a good day lace to stop for 2-3 hours and do a little snorkeling. The raised cemetery graves behind the beach are very reminiscent of New Orleans. One day some surveyors came out and marked where a sea turtle had...More

Thank 130brandonp
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We were recommended this beach for the snorkelling which was indeed excellent. It is a beautiful beach which we really enjoyed. Our only gripe was that on the day we visited, my three children and I all experienced these tiny little stings when we were...More

1  Thank Sonja G
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to check out the snorkeling. Not very crowded, beautiful white sand. You had to swim out pretty far before you saw fish. We did see nice fish. Two fish kept bothering us, think they wanted fed. One bit my husbands finger guess...More

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is a quiet beach located in front of a Cemetery. Free street parking. No facilities, so bring your own everything. Snorkeling was just "OK"

Thank Elke2955
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Cemetery Beach is a lovely, secluded beach behind a cemetery lined with large shade trees. There are no facilities, but it felt perfectly safe to leave your towels and snacks on the beach while you snorkel. The reef is a quite a little swim from...More

Thank NanaPepper
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Amazing spot. Not very many people there. Park next to the cemetery on west bay road. Small path on north side takes you to the beach. A couple of picnic tables and some shade trees. There are a couple of section of reef. To the...More

1  Thank rorys909
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We're staying at the Sea Breeze which is directly in front of Cemetery Reef. The cemetery is next to us. Good snorkeling. Lots to see. If you want to see Kittywake, a wrecked ship, it is probably too far for most by snorkeling (even if...More

2  Thank sixthgearmusic
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Sally G
March 1, 2018|
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Is the reef near shore & ok for beginners ? Thank u
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Sally G
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
5-10 minute taxi ride
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Jana O
February 10, 2018|
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Response from kenpaintersmith | Reviewed this property |
Bus is cheap, a few dollars..best to convert some cash to CI money. US dollar x.80= 80 cents per dollar.
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