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.

Set in West End, Buccaneer Beach is on the North West coast of Cayman Brac. You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Seeking a beach that best suits your style of relaxation? Some prefer to choose one that is somewhat near the town's major conveniences, though somehow far from the typical beach-going crowd; Buccaneer Beach is one of the best choices, if you seek this sort of balance.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. Happily, the off-shore waters are of good snorkeling quality, so grab some gear if you're hoping to find some interesting marine life.

What's Nearby


Buccaneer Beach is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the North West coast of Cayman Brac. It is near Cayman Brac Community Park, which is situated a half mile to the east-southeast, and it is one of the attractions in the vicinity.

If you're interested in combining a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Cayman Brac Museum. This museum is located three miles away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

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


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it's often visited by visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Although travelers will find few places to stay in the immediate vicinity, those options closest to Buccaneer Beach can be seen in the following list.

Accommodations near Buccaneer Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Carib Sands Beach Resort 0.7 mi. SE Resort
Brac Caribbean Beach Village 0.7 mi. SE Villa complex
Cayman Brac Beach Resort 0.7 mi. SW Resort
The Cayman Breakers 9.3 mi. E Villa complex


Though the area surrounding Buccaneer Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're willing to venture a little out of the way. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Popo Jeb's Pizza, which is just a short distance away.

Nearby restaurants 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. SSE
Captain's Table Restaurant (345) 948-1418 Caribbean, Continental, European Informal 0.7 mi. SE
Island Prime (345) 948-1323 American, Continental Very Casual 0.7 mi. SW
Kirkconnell’s Market Deli (345) 948-2252 Caribbean, International Very Casual 3.2 mi. ENE

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Buccaneer Beach.

Another location you may want to try is West End, which is located within a couple of miles.

Perhaps Buccaneer Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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