Boating in Cayman Islands
Canal Front Homes in Grand Cayman
If you enjoy the water, enjoy boating and enjoy sailing then we have several areas that can accommodate your boat or sailboat. The best joys of owning a boat are looking at her when you wake in the morning and when you plan on taking her out to sea! Wake up, and you can be in Grand Cayman’s North Sound or swimming with Sting Rays at StingRay City in less than an hour. Note: don't forget to buy the rum on an island as there are no stores in Stingray City, it is in the middle of the sea! Spend the day hanging out with the grouper and parrot fish who are curious to check you out, stay away from the big old eels; they are mean.
Check out or line up on canal communities starting in West Bay and travelling South:
The Shores: Located in the district of West Bay and at the very end of the new Seven Mile Beach to West Bay Bypass highway. ‘The Shores’ is a canal front development that boasts about wide and deep canals. A garden lot that are 1/3 acres on Shorecrest Circle are priced at US$210K and up t a canal front house lot staring at US$400K and up depending on location. The community offers homeowners peace of mine with reasonable covenants. John Burker and sons have done an outstanding development over the years to be one of the premier canal front community in Grand Cayman. Homes prices start from US$1 million for a garden lot and up to US$4 million for a waterfront priority.
Salt Creek & Cayman Islands Yacht Club
DART's Salt Creek has beautiful palaces on the water. You just have to call us to show you the homes, that is if any are for sale.
The homes in the Cayman Islands Yacht Club (CIYC) are fabulous. They enjoy the safe harbour of Governor’s Creek; the CIYC is a mature community that is very close to Seven Mile Beach. Fraser Islands' Stone Island is a prime example of elegant and private residences. You can even take your own Stone Island golf cart of the bicycle to Seven Mile Beach. Please call your local Engel & Volkers Real Estate agent to have a private and personalised tour of three model homes.
Cayman Islands Yacht Club offers boat slip rentals with power, water and 24-hour security. Nearby, you will find two fabulous restaurants, called Morgan's Restaurant, Morgans very popular among local boaters and tourists. Bacaro a new Venetian Wine bar and Tapas.
Vista Del Mar
Vista Del Mar is Cayman's most exclusive and sought-after private gated community where canal front home lots start at US$50 per sq ft. Located on the canal and adjacent to the Yacht Club this address is sure to remain super posh. Prime, full, beautiful canal front lots are scarce. Construction is governed by covenants restricting design to single-family homes, which are to conform architecturally to the harmony of the development. Lastly, for tranquillity and exclusivity, a registry is kept of all visitors by staffed security personnel to the property and is operated by electronic gates restricting access to the development.
Governors Harbour: This area is perfect for any who loves to be ON the water, you can be on your sailboat, powerboat, paddleboard or kayak! Governor’s Harbour is a mature and upscale canal front development within walking distance of the famous Seven Mile Beach and a 5-minute walk to the New Seafire Kimpton Hotel. In this area, there a mixture of condos and luxury homes. When you live at Governor’s Harbour, you will be close to the Cayman Islands Yacht club, the North Sound golf course. North Sound Club
Each Quay (pronounced Key) or street within Governor’s Harbour are as follows:
- Cook Quay
- Drake Quay
- Governor’s Way
- Jellicoe Quay
- Nelson Quay
- Magellan Quay
- Peninsula Avenue
- Prince Charles Quay
- Raleigh Quay
Crystal Harbour: Lots for sale starting from around US$485,000 or around US$40 psf. A newer community overlooking the North Sound and is now enjoying the mature trees and landscaping. Crystal Harbour is fast maturing into a family-friendly community
Canal Point: Located along the Seven Mile Beach corridor, and behind The Strand Shopping Center and accessed off the new bypass road. Canal Point, Grand Cayman has a gatehouse and security guard. Canal Point is a series of streets all with seawalls and docks, massive and thick canals to cater to many keel sizes. This community of luxury homes all have easy access to all of North Sound’s amenities. Condos, duplex and apartments are not allowed in this area due to covenants. However, there is one hotel - timeshare in the area called Holiday Inn, IHG known as Grand Caymanian
Clipper Bay: is Grand Cayman's newest canal subdivision located behind Southampton Gardens Villas on the way into Canal Point community and Snug Harbour Community. Clipper Bay, Grand Cayman are canal lots, which have been filled to 5ft above sea level and have brand new seawalls and docks, near the highway, there is an area where luxury condos will be built in 2018. The location of Clipper Bay is just minutes away from Camana Bay, The Ritz Carlton and the new Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa, in fact, if you are sporty and like a pleasant walk, you can get there in 10 to 20 mins!
Grand Harbour, canal front luxury homes with seawalls and docks. This community was built and completed in 1999 by local contractors Arch and Godfrey, just past South Sound. Grand Harbour, has many beautiful canal front homes called South Reach and one set of condos are called The Careenage and soon a new condo development called Periwinkle. In the Shopping Plaza, there is a grocery store, the famous Black Pearl Skating Park, restaurants, pizza shop, liquor store and a Pharmacy community, Health Care Pharmacy
Cayman Islands Sailing Club and The National Sailing Centre are located in the quiet neighbourhood of Red Bay, just past Grand Harbour and off of Selkirk Drive. This Sailing club and school are turning out some excellent young sailors. Watch the J22 races running throughout the year. The clubhouse is always a busy social place with a full social event calendar. Surrounding the Sailing club are some very nice properties on the canal,
North Sound Estates: Located in the district of Savannah, which is very close 2 miles away from The Countryside Shopping Village. This Area has a mixture of homes and condos but no covenants, so you do have the freedom to build whatever you want but so does everyone else. The homes and empty lots are with canal frontage are priced at a reasonable cost around US$150,000 for a house. Lot. Some of the lots do not have seawalls or docks so you will have to make sure you walk the property.