Pollard Bay Beach

If you're looking for a nice quiet beach spot where you can build yourself a sand castle and wade in warm waters, this is a good spot. It's sure to feel isolated, though this isn't the calmest shore on Cayman Brac.

Situated on the eastern edge of the island of Cayman Brac, 1.9 miles east-southeast of Creek, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. It's often said that Pollard Bay Beach is the ideal location for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Most other beaches you'll come across in the Cayman Islands may be just as pretty, but tend to be busier since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach

There's a few access points from the road but most of them are the private driveways of the beachfront villas here, so be careful how you get on the beach, lest you disturb someone's privacy. Just drive east on the road that runs along the islands south coast and as you near the island's edge, look for access paths that aren't next to residences.

Amenities and Ambiance

This beach is not the pristine white shoreline that covers a lot of the Cayman Islands. It's still a nice spot with translucent blue waters, but there's a lot of seaweed washed up on the beach here and the sand is darker, though still soft.

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.

Pollard Bay Beach offers an idyllic and serene getaway, as the surrounding region won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Pollard Bay Beach on the East coast of Cayman Brac. It is near Lighthouse Steps, which is one of the attractions in the area.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Cayman Brac Museum. This museum is located six and a half miles to the west, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Pollard Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Lighthouse Steps Historical Site 1.7 mi. NNE Cayman Brac
Spot Bay Community Park Park 1.7 mi. N Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.7 mi. NE Cayman Brac
Heritage House Historical Site 1.8 mi. NW Cayman Brac
Spellman Mclaughlin Home Historical Site 1.9 mi. WNW Cayman Brac
Christopher Columbus Gardens Botanical Garden 3.8 mi. W Cayman Brac
Captain Charlie Kirkconnell's House Historical Site 4.7 mi. W Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Museum Museum 6.3 mi. W Cayman Brac
Rebecca's Cave Historical Site 8.4 mi. WSW Cayman Brac
Salt Water Pond Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.6 mi. WSW Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Community Park Park 9.2 mi. WSW Cayman Brac


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.


Although the area surrounding Pollard Bay Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're willing to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is Almond Tree Cafe, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Pollard Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Almond Tree Cafe -- Caribbean Very Casual 1.7 mi. NW
Blackies Restaurant (345) 948-0232 Caribbean, International -- 2.8 mi. W
Tropical Delight Restaurant (345) 948-1272 Caribbean -- 4.7 mi. W

Other Beaches

Cayman Brac has many beaches, so if Pollard Bay Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Vacationers may also want to visit Booby Point, located within a couple of miles.

Perhaps Pollard Bay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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