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 edge of Cayman Brac. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. Buccaneer Beach is one of those beautiful but fun beaches that doesn't usually get packed with beachgoers, even though it's central to many of the area's urban amenities.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Buccaneer Beach on the North West coast of Cayman Brac. Cayman Brac Community Park is found a half mile to the east-southeast, and it is one of a few local attractions.

If you want to learn more about the history of the Cayman Islands, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Rebecca's Cave, which is one of the closest sites of historical significance to Buccaneer Beach.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

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


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

While vacationers will find just a few hotels close-by, those options closest to the beach can be seen below.

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


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest places to eat is Popo Jeb's Pizza. The restaurant offers both Chinese and Italian dishes on the menu. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their ice cream and pizza.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

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
La Esperanza (345) 948-0591 Caribbean, Cayman, International Very Casual 3.3 mi. ENE
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

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Buccaneer Beach on Cayman Brac.

Travelers may also want to consider West End, which is located within a short distance.

The Cayman Islands offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Buccaneer Beach is just one of the many options.


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