Meagre Bay Beach

This beach offers little shade, but a wide expanse of sand and calm sea. This a very clean and quiet beach. You can see the ocean floor through the crystal clear waters.

Set on the island of Grand Cayman, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. The area surrounding the beach is not overflowing with tourists, however, that doesn't mean you won't find a fair amount of excitements at this beach.

How to Access The Beach
Meagre Bay Beach is across from a animal sanctuary and pond of the same name, on Bodden Town Road. You can park your car along the road and walk right up on the beach, there is no access restriction here.

Amenities and Ambiance

The sand here is blindingly white and soft, perfect for squishing your toes into. The water is warm and clear, ideal for swimming and splashing around.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline.

Meagre Bay Beach offers an idyllic and relaxing enclave, especially since the region surrounding the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Grand Cayman. It's located near Mission House, which is not far from away. Some will choose to walk here, while others will want to take a taxi, and it is one of a number of attractions in the area.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Meagre Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Mission House Historical Site 1.6 mi. SW Grand Cayman
Bodden Town Guardhouse Park Historical Site 2.8 mi. WSW Grand Cayman
Pedro St. James National Historic Site Historical Site 4.3 mi. WSW Grand Cayman
Old Savannah Schoolhouse Historical Site 4.7 mi. W Grand Cayman

Cities and Towns

Meagre Bay Beach is in the Bodden Town area, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. The city of Bodden Town is close-by and is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the beach, Bodden Town is just up the road, about three miles (four and a half kilometers).


How many other people you encounter at Meagre Bay Beach will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. Meagre Bay Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may see guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. The Lighthouse Restaurant at Breakers is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant serves Italian food. They are also famous for their pizza and seafood.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Meagre Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Lighthouse Restaurant at Breakers (345) 947-2047 Italian Informal 2.3 mi. E
Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips (345) 947-2832 -- -- -- --
Chester's 939- Cayman, Jamaican Very Casual -- --
South Coast Bar & Grill (345) 947-2517 Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
Wendy's Bodden Town (345) 947-7444 American Very Casual 4.6 mi. W
Domino's Savannah (345) 947-1188 Italian Very Casual -- --
Dragon Garden Restaurant (345) 947-1166 Chinese -- -- --
Over The Edge (345) 947-9568 Caribbean, French Very Casual 4.8 mi. NE

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Grand Cayman, so if Meagre Bay Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

You might also want to visit North Side Beach, which is located four and a half miles away.

The Cayman Islands has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, so visiting Meagre Bay Beach is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.


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