Buccaneer Beach

This small stretch of beach is rocky enough the water shoes are recommended. It may not be an ideal destination for relaxing in the sand, but it is great if you pick your beaches for their snorkeling opportunities.

Located in West End, Buccaneer Beach is on the North West coast of Cayman Brac. You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying nearby. If there's one beach that appeals to a large rage of visitors, it's Buccaneer Beach, since it's fun and active, but not usually over-crowded. If you'd rather socialize than take a nap on a completely empty beach, dut don't want to be overwhelmed by crowds of hotel guests, this beach might be the perfect spot to spend a few hours.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. You will find the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the North West coast of Cayman Brac. Cayman Brac Community Park is situated a half mile to the east-southeast, and it is one of the area's attractions.

If you're interested in mixing a little culture with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Cayman Brac Museum. This museum is located three miles away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Buccaneer Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Cayman Brac Community Park Park 0.5 ESE Cayman Brac
Salt Water Pond Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.1 ESE Cayman Brac
Rebecca's Cave Historical Site 1.3 E Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Museum Museum 3.2 ENE Cayman Brac
Captain Charlie Kirkconnell's House Historical Site 5.1 ENE Cayman Brac

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full nearby hotel rooms are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it can attract guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels within driving distance, the ones found nearest to the water are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Buccaneer Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Carib Sands Beach Resort 0.7 mi. SE Resort
Cayman Brac Beach Resort 0.7 mi. SW Resort

Food

When you start craving an afternoon snack, this beach has many nearby restaurants, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the closest restaurants is Popo Jeb's Pizza. This restaurant serves both Chinese and Italian menu items. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their ice cream and pizza.

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

Restaurants near Buccaneer Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Popo Jeb's Pizza (345) 917-0940 Chinese, Italian Very Casual 0.2 mi. SE
Golden Jerk -- Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. SE
Brac Snack Shack (345) 948-1385 American Very Casual 0.2 mi. SSW
Sherry's (345) 948-1385 -- -- -- --
The Palm Restaurant (345) 948-1323 American, Continental Very Casual 0.7 mi. SW
Tipsy Turtle Pub (345) 948-1323 American Very Casual 0.7 mi. SW
Captain's Table Restaurant (345) 948-1418 Caribbean, Continental, European Informal 1.0 mi. ESE
Kirkconnell’s Market Deli (345) 948-2252 Caribbean, International Very Casual 3.4 mi. ENE
Tropical Delight Restaurant (345) 948-1272 Caribbean -- 5.0 mi. ENE

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Buccaneer Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Vacationers may also want to visit West End, located within a couple of miles.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Cayman Islands, but Buccaneer Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.