South Sound, Grand Cayman

South Sound, Grand Cayman

Located in the district of George Town, directly south of the capital’s town centre and along the southernmost coast of Grand Cayman, South Sound is one of the island’s oldest residential communities and is the scenic gateway to the eastern end of the island.


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Things to love about South Sound

  • Smith’s Barcadere, a sandy cove popular with snorkellers
  • Watersports from public pier
  • Games at the Cayman Islands Rugby Club and tennis matches at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club
  • Scenic drives along casuarina-lined South Sound Road
  • A 1,500-foot boardwalk to stroll along the water 

Living in South Sound

Longtime residents of South Sound describe it as an oasis of calm and one of Grand Cayman’s best places to live. A mix of high-end waterfront condominiums, traditional inland estates and classic Caymanian cottages dot either side of the tree-lined thoroughfare running west to east from Central George Town to Red Bay. South Sound is also home to most of the island’s schools and sporting facilities.

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Notable residential communities


With the Caribbean Sea and white sand beaches on your doorstep, enjoy coastal Caribbean living minutes away from the centre of George Town in these condominiums.


Boasting a waterfront location perfect for snorkeling and diving, this condo property is centrally located to the island's capital.


A blend between Art Deco and boutique luxury living, this condo development sets a new standard with unique features and unparalleled amenities.


With both townhomes and apartments, enjoy sophisticated community living featuring resort-style amenities and easy access to the shores of South Sound.

Things to do

older house with art on windows

Miss Lassie’s Mind’s Eye

Completed in 1881, this historical landmark is an icon of Caymanian art and culture.

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Smith’s Barcardere

A pristine swimming cove and beloved beach, this small inlet is a beloved locale for family picnics, picturesque weddings and Sunday gatherings.


Cayman Islands Tennis Club

This is a Cayman Islands institution, with nine tennis courts and options for players of all ages and skill levels.


Cayman Islands Rugby Club

This popular rugby and football club was established in 1971 and is adjacent to the Cayman Islands Tennis Club.



The best surf in Cayman is usually found off Surfer’s Beach in South Sound.

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Grand Old House

This former plantation house established in 1908 is now one of the Islands' best restaurants.

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Dart Park

Tree-filled oceanfront park featuring a playground and an amphitheatre, plus cabanas and picnic tables. 



Some of Cayman’s top schools include Cayman Prep & High School, St. Ignatius Catholic School, and Montessori Del Sol, and are all located in South Sound. University College Cayman's campus is located here and offers two-and-four-year undergraduate diplomas and degrees, and the Truman Bodden Law School is affiliated to the University of Liverpool in the UK, which validates and awards the undergraduate degree programme.

Essential services

Grand Cayman has two fully equipped hospitals: Cayman Islands Hospital and CTMH Doctors Hospital.

*Disclaimer: The above data is indicative of average sales and rental prices based on past performance and prevailing market conditions. This information should be used for guidance only and should not be relied upon to make investment decisions.