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.

Located on the island of Grand Cayman, You might want even if you aren't staying very close. Those searching for a somewhat calm, but somewhat social beach in the Cayman Islands may really like the middle ground found at Meagre Bay Beach. It's a little bit removed from the Cayman Islands' urban areas, but it's not totally secluded either.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you usually go for sunny days which offer those who visit an idyllic place to escape, then a good choice for you is Meagre Bay Beach; it's back in a more rural part of Grand Cayman.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Grand Cayman. It's located near Mission House, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is one of a few area's attractions.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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

The nearby town of Bodden Town is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the beach, Bodden Town is just up the road, about three miles (four and a half kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it can appeal to guests from 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. One of the closest places to eat is The Lighthouse Restaurant at Breakers. The restaurant offers a menu of Italian cuisine. Many guests rave about their pizza and seafood.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.

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

Meagre Bay Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Grand Cayman.

Vacationers may also want to visit North Side Beach, which is located four and a half miles to the north.

The Cayman Islands has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Meagre Bay Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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