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Beach erosion and sargassum. The sea took back sand and damaged seawalls on Seven Mile Beach. The Marriott, Royal Palms, Coral Beach, Governors Beach...
The Central Planning Authority has rejected an application to replace a cabana and seawall built close to the sea on Boggy Sand Road in West Bay.
The National Conservation Council has advised the Central Planning Authority that it would be “negligent” to grant permission for a three-storey house to replace a gazebo on Boggy Sand Road.
With Cayman's border reopening projected for March, property owners and businesses impacted by beach loss along Seven Mile Beach are racing against the clock to ready themselves to receive clients.
The loss of the beachfront on the southern end of Seven Mile Beach remains a concern for property owners as well as the Department of Environment. Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort general manager John Hazard believes the plan proposed by the hotelier to install ‘geotube’ marine structures along the coastline will make a difference.
Parts of Seven Mile Beach have disappeared in the aftermath of a series of storms, sparking concern about the long-term future of Cayman’s greatest natural asset.
A $1.25 million government-led ‘beach nourishment’ project has been proposed to counter erosion at the southern end of Seven Mile Beach.
I read with interest that the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort has applied for a coastal works license to re-establish the eroded beach in...