Marriott Beach Snorkeling

The 25th most popular snorkel dive spot in Grand Cayman.

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North of Georgetown at the southern end of Seven Mile Beach, the snorkeling off the Marriott Beach is known for artifical reef formations. There are about 300 artificial reef balls installed out infront of the Marriott Resort that are attracting plenty of marine life. The reef balls were installed by the Reef Ball Foundation.

After a long day of snorkeling at Marriott Beach artificial reef, you might want to grab a cool, refreshing drink at Macabuca Tiki Bar behind the Cracked Conch Restaurant just north of the Cayman Turtle Centre.

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. 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.

Overall, Marriott Beach is the 25th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 25 snorkeling dives in Grand Cayman. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Marriott Beach including Cemetery Reef and USS Kittiwake.

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Local Contact(s):  Cayman Islands Tourism (345) 949-0623; Cayman Turtle Divers (345) 938-0184; Ambassador Divers (345) 949-8839; Bob Soto Reef Divers (345) 949-2022

Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Cayman Islands" from Lonely Planet

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

Best Season:  Dec. - May

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Sunset House (800) 854-4767; Eldemires Tropical Island Inn; Sunshine Suites (345) 814-1717

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

Breakfast Restaurant:  Eats Cafe, Seven Mile; Cimboco Cafe, Seven Mile

Reference Source:  click here http://www.caymanislands.ky/activities/snorkelling.aspx

GPS:  19.317785, -81.387813

Date Published:  5/2/2018

ID:  25344

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