Two great children’s activities near Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman

Seven Mile Beach is a public stretch of beach along the western shore of Grand Cayman along the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean.  Seven Mile Beach is a favorite among tourists because they can enjoy a quiet picnic under the shade trees, a variety of water sports and activities, fantastic restaurants located up and down the beach or just a day on the sand working on a tan.  Some of the most popular Grand Cayman beach resorts are located along this stretch of beach making it a popular spot on Grand Cayman Island.  Seven Mile Beach is considered the best beach in the Caribbean by locals and was named as one of the “Ultimate Beaches” by Caribbean Travel & Life.  It is hard to believe that you would ever run out of things to do on Seven Mile Beach; however, if you are searching for fun things to do with the kids, two nearby attractions will entertain and fascinate children, and adults, of all ages.

A Grand Cayman vacation would not be complete without a trip to Stingray City Sandbar.  This is one of the most popular Cayman attractions for people of all ages.  Stingrays were originally attracted to the area by fishermen who cleaned their catch on the shallow sand bars.  Stingrays would gather each day to feast on the pieces left behind by the fishermen.  The shallow waters are now home to a fleet of stingrays who do not mind sharing the shallow waters with curious tourists.  Standing in about three feet of crystal clear water, you can pet these fascinating creatures as they swim around you in the tranquil waters.  Stingray City is easy to get to and is a memorable experience that you will enjoy during your Cayman Islands vacation.

One of the most exciting attractions in Grand Cayman is the Cayman Turtle Farm – – a 23-acre marine park.  The park is home to over 11,000 Green Sea Turtles that range in size from six ounces to six hundred pounds.  Guests to the park can tour the working farm that has both educational and entertaining exhibits.  Guests can even hold some of these amazing sea creatures as part of the tour.  Plan to spend the entire day at the park, as there are many things to do.  Visitors can swim and snorkel with marine life in the parks 1.3 million gallon salt-water lagoon.  Children love to pet starfish, urchins and crabs in the touch pool while parents snap pictures.  After a day of swimming and learning about the animals that are native to the Cayman Islands, enjoy a swim in the fresh water tidal lagoon or enjoy a meal at the park before heading back to your Grand Cayman beach resort.

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