Sunset House Snorkeling

The 7th most popular snorkel dive spot in Grand Cayman.

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South of Georgetown on Grand Cayman, the snorkelling at Sunset House is known for the Nicholson shipwreck and the submerged Amphrite brown statue. There is a scenic spur and groove coral reef formation located further offshore. When snorkeling off Sunset House, you may spot stingrays, eels and sea turtles.

The Sunset House snorkelling is located about 1 mile south of Georgetown. There is plenty of parking right at Sunset House. While snorkeling from here, there are also two other nearby snorkeling spots to the north including the Seaview Reef and Parrots Reef.

After a long day of snorkeling at Sunset House, you might want to grab a cool, refreshing drink at My Beach Bar right there are Sunset House.

To reach the snorkeling on Grand Cayman Island by air, you will fly into the Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM). There are regular flights from Houston, Dallas and Miami. Once on Grand Cayman Island, the snorkeling dive sites are easily accessed by renting either a scooter or jeep, both of which are common means of transportation on the island. There is also a public bus that covers most regions of the island. When departing the Cayman Islands, there is a departure tax of $37.50USD. This tax may be included in the airline ticket, but you will want to verify in advance. The Sunset House is located due west of the airport.

Overall, Sunset House is the 7th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 25 snorkeling dives in Grand Cayman. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Sunset House including Eden Rock, Cheeseburger Reef, Smiths Cove, Wreck Of The Gamma and Wreck Of The Cali.


Local Contact(s):  Cayman Islands Tourism (345) 949-0623; Sunset Divers

Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Cayman Islands" from Lonely Planet

Recommended Map:  "Cayman Islands Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Dec. - May

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Sunset House (800) 854-4767; Eldemires Tropical Island Inn; Turtle Nest Inn, Bodden Town

Luxury Loding:  Westin Casuarina Resort (345) 945-3800; Margaritaville Beach Resort; Marriott Resort

Breakfast Restaurant:  Full of Beans Cafe, Georgetown (345) 943-2326

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Sunset House Snorkeling Review

GPS:  19.286426, -81.391407

Date Published:  4/4/2013

Date Updated:  5/1/2018

ID:  22956

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