Brac Reef Beach

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Brac Reef Beach is a very special beach, with calm waters for wading in the warmth of the Caribbean sea and deep ocean reefs nearby for diving as well. Palm trees freckle the beach and boardwalks line the brilliant white sand.

Located in West End, Brac Reef Beach is on the South West coast of Cayman Brac. You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. The surrounding region is not packed with guests, but that is not to say you won't find things to do here.

How to Access The Beach

You are welcome on the beach if you're not staying at the resort here, but there are no facilities for ease of access to visitors.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach itself is a long, wide expanse of sugar white sand, with very shallow waters right along the beach and a huge resort dominating the inland edge of the beach.

One of the most useful amenities are the picnic facilities.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Hidden away, Brac Reef Beach plus its availability of amenities will most likely be a safe choice for anyone looking to escape the busy beaches, as it is found within a peaceful part of Cayman Brac. Thus failing to obtain an unused service here is not something you will do when coming to the beach, regardless of what time it is.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the South West coast of Cayman Brac. It is close to Cayman Brac Community Park, which is seen a quarter mile away, and it is one of a number of attractions close-by.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of the Cayman Islands, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. One of the nearest historical attractions is Rebecca's Cave, which is one of the closest places of historical interest in the vicinity of Brac Reef Beach.

If you can't wait to see as many of the Cayman Islands' attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Brac Reef Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cayman Brac Community Park Park 0.3 NNW Cayman Brac
Salt Water Pond Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.6 E Cayman Brac
Rebecca's Cave Historical Site 0.8 E Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Museum Museum 3.0 NE Cayman Brac
Captain Charlie Kirkconnell's House Historical Site 4.9 NE Cayman Brac


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's often visited by visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Although vacationers will find just a few hotels withing driving distance, those accommodation options closest to the beach are shown in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Brac Reef Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Carib Sands Beach Resort 0.0 mi. NW Resort
Brac Reef Beach Resort 1.0 mi. W Resort


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Brac Reef Beach; you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest places to eat is Captain's Table Restaurant. This restaurant has both Caribbean and Continental dishes on the menu.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Brac Reef Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Captain's Table Restaurant (345) 948-1418 Caribbean, Continental, European Informal 0.4 mi. E
Sherry's (345) 948-1385 -- -- -- --
Aunt Sha's Kitchen (345) 948-1581 Caribbean, Cayman -- 0.4 mi. E
Golden Jerk -- Caribbean Very Casual 0.5 mi. NW
Popo Jeb's Pizza (345) 917-0940 Chinese, Italian Very Casual 0.6 mi. NW
Domino's West End (345) 949-8282 Italian Very Casual -- --
Brac Snack Shack (345) 948-1385 American Very Casual 0.7 mi. WNW
The Palm Restaurant (345) 948-1323 American, Continental Very Casual 1.0 mi. W
Tipsy Turtle Pub (345) 948-1323 American Very Casual 1.0 mi. W
Biggies Restaurant -- Caribbean -- 1.1 mi. NNE
La Esperanza (345) 948-0591 Caribbean, Cayman, International Very Casual 3.1 mi. NE
Kirkconnell’s Market Deli (345) 948-2252 Caribbean, International Very Casual 3.1 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Cayman Brac besides Brac Reef Beach.

Vacationers may also want to visit Buccaneer Beach, which is located within a short distance.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in the Cayman Islands, and paying a visit to Brac Reef Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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