smith cove beach, grand cayman
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Sugar sand, powdery, secluded - how do you describe Cayman's beaches

Smith Barcadere

smith cove beach, grand cayman

Located south of George Town near the cruise ports, step off of your Caribbean Cruise and step right onto the beach! Make your way down to Smith Barcadere also known as Smith Cove, located in South Sound,  and take advantage of all the great photos ops, phenomenal all with the convenience of public restrooms, picnic benches and outdoor showers. This sandy white beach is surrounded by turquoise waters protected by limestone formations and coral. Its location is convenient, and exploring George Town is a convenient option from Smith Cove.

Smith Cove is filled with character and has a ton of local flare. Be sure to pick up some local art at the gift shops nearby to remember your . Don’t forget about your friends and family as well!

A favourite attraction and among the most popular with tourists, Smith Barcadere is a popular swimming and snorkelling site. The beach drops off allowing visitors to swim freely while still being close to the shore, great for kids and beginners looking to learn to basics. Explore Smith Barcadere and all it has to offer when you book your vacation to the Cayman Islands, one of the top Caribbean destinations!

Explore Smith Barcadere with a Cayman Virtual 360º tour

Hints & Tips

  • Be sure to apply sunscreen often. 
  • Smith Cove has great snorkelling opportunities
  • Visitors can see small crabs and sea creatures in the rocks surrounding the beach.