A rocky coastline with choppy waters, this is not the most inviting beach for swimming or water sports. It's an isolated spot, you'll likely be the only one on this beach if you choose to visit.
Located near the heart of the island of Cayman Brac, 1.7 miles south of Creek, Cat Head Bay Beach is on the East coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that's a long way from the nearest major city; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Cat Head Bay Beach allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.
The sand is tan and littered with rocks, but the beach is long and visually stunning, good for a stroll or a picnic. The water gets deep just offshore and the current can be strong.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.
Cat Head Bay Beach offers visitors an idyllic and peaceful getaway, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is far from urbanized.
Cat Head Bay Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the East coast of Cayman Brac; it will be near other attractions like Spellman Mclaughlin Home, which is a mile and a half away.
If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Cayman Brac Museum, a lovely museum found easily within taxi range, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.
|Spellman Mclaughlin Home||Historical Site||1.8 mi.||N||Cayman Brac|
|Heritage House||Historical Site||2.1 mi.||N||Cayman Brac|
|Botanical Garden||2.5 mi.||W||Cayman Brac|
|Park||2.9 mi.||NNE||Cayman Brac|
|Lighthouse Steps||Historical Site||3.1 mi.||NE||Cayman Brac|
|Cayman Brac Lighthouse||Lighthouse||3.2 mi.||NE||Cayman Brac|
|Captain Charlie Kirkconnell's House||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||W||Cayman Brac|
|Cayman Brac Museum||Museum||4.9 mi.||W||Cayman Brac|
|Rebecca's Cave||Historical Site||6.9 mi.||WSW||Cayman Brac|
|Salt Water Pond||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.1 mi.||WSW||Cayman Brac|
|Park||7.7 mi.||W||Cayman Brac|
The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.
Although travelers generally won't find many accommodations withing driving distance, those accommodations closest to Cat Head Bay Beach can be seen below.
|Carib Sands Beach Resort||7.7 mi.||WSW||Resort|
|Cayman Brac Beach Resort||8.6 mi.||W||Resort|
Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're willing to drive or bike a few miles. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is Tropical Delight Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.
The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.
|Tropical Delight Restaurant||(345) 948-1272||Caribbean||--||3.4 mi.||W|
|Kirkconnell’s Market Deli||(345) 948-2252||Caribbean, International||Very Casual||4.8 mi.||W|
|La Esperanza||(345) 948-0591||Caribbean, Cayman, International||Very Casual||4.9 mi.||W|
There are multiple beaches to discover on Cayman Brac, of course, so Cat Head Bay Beach is not your only option.
You may also enjoy Tibbetts Turn Beach, which is located two miles away.
Maybe Cat Head Bay Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Cayman Islands you might like.
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