Condos on Seven Mile Beach
A Complete Condo Rental Guide on Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman. Includes Condos on the Iron Shore, Condos affected by beach erosion, and condos with expansive beachfronts
Seven Mile Beach Condos
Here is all the information you need before booking a Condo on Seven Mile Beach. Understanding the layout of the beach is key, for example the south section of Seven Mile Beach is mostly iron shore (visually appealing but will hurt your feet). Most importantly parts of the mid-section of Seven Mile Beach are affected by beach erosion. This page details what you need to know so that you don’t get disappointed before booking your next vacation.
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When planning to rent a condo on Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman, location is key. Not all stretches of this iconic beach has expansive beachfronts. The southern end of Seven Mile Beach is characterized by iron shore and limited beach space. These areas are visually striking, featuring jagged, rocky formations that edge directly into the sea. While unique and beautiful, the iron shore presents certain challenges for beachgoers – the rocky terrain can be tough on bare feet, making water shoes a necessity for swimming and exploring these areas comfortably. Moreover, the beach space in these iron shore areas are limited, often leading to more crowded conditions as visitors and residents alike share the smaller areas. When selecting a condo, it’s important to consider whether you prefer the wide-open sandy beaches found elsewhere along Seven Mile Beach or the more dramatic, rocky landscapes of the iron shore. Your choice will significantly influence your beach experience.
Condos affected by Beach erosion
Besides the Iron shore, another issue that visitors need to consider is the beach erosion on Seven Mile Beach, this is something that is happening all over the world and Grand Cayman is no exception. The southern part of the beach has been affected by erosion as seen in the image below (screenshot of Google maps) but its important to remember that the properties themselves are well maintained. The only part of your experience that is affected by this issue is the fact that you have to go to the neighboring properties to enjoy the beach, other than than, its business as usual.
In the screenshot below from Google Maps, you can visible see the beach erosion and the properties that are affected. Its important to note that the affected parties are all actively trying to fix this issue.
Video from Youtube posted by Cayman Compass about the conditions of beach erosion on Seven Mile Beach
Image is a screenshot from Google Maps, you can see the beach erosion here, determined by the red line, but there is still ample beach space left to hang out all day
Condos with enough beach space to hang out all day
These condos are located almost adjacent to Camana Bay, on the other side of the road, and although they are also affected by beach erosion, they have enough beach space for you to enjoy hanging out on the beach all day. These condos can be found on Airbnb — an alternative to traditional condo rentals / hotels on Seven Mile Beach.
Condos on Seven Mile Beach with undisturbed and expansive beachfronts
This section of Seven Mile Beach is the perfect starting point for your beach walk, with no need to worry about the beach coming to an end. Below, you’ll find a list of condos in the order you’ll encounter them as you walk from the southern beach access to the northern end of Seven Mile Beach.
If you’re wondering which condo offers a beachfront experience, the answer is all of the properties listed below. Their beachfront areas are spacious, ensuring a comfortable experience even during the busiest tourist seasons.
- Cayman Club
- Palm Heights (former Beach Suites)
- Colonial Club
- Islands Club
- Casa Caribe
- Caribbean Club (Boutique Hotel)
- Waters Edge
- Coral Stone Club
- Ritz Carlton (Luxury Hotel)
- Villas of the Galleon
- The Westin Resort & Spa (Luxury Hotel)
- Governor’s Beach (Public Beach)
- Plantana Condominiums
- Great House
- Harbour Heights
- Public Beach
- Kimpton Seafire (Luxury Hotel)
- Heritage Club
- Renaissance Villas
- London House
- Christopher Columbus
- Discovery Point Club
- The Palms
- Aqua Bay Club
- Silver Sands
- Drifter’s Cove
- Sea Breeze
- Cemetery Beach (Public Beach)
Cemetery beach is technically where the public beaches end, after Cemetery beach, its all private luxury beachfront houses. You can technically still walk on the beach.
End of Seven Mile Beach
Cemetery Beach is the end of Seven Mile Beach. If you ventured to walk the entire beach from the South to the North, this is where you would end your walk and you can simply turn around and walk back or you can also take public transport back to Camana Bay. After Cemetery Beach is all private properties on West Bay’s Boggy Sand Road, where you can find luxury properties, some of them are for sale.
Cemetery beach is one of the local’s favorite beachfront hangouts, great snorkeling spot and you have the trees that provide shade.