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.

Located on the island of Cayman Brac, 1.9 miles east-southeast of Creek, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. If you're looking for a quiet part of the coast, away from crowded tourist attractions, you might want to plan a visit to Pollard Bay Beach.

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.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available.

Pollard Bay Beach offers those who visit an angelic and serene environment, thanks to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the East coast of Cayman Brac; this area boasts other attractions such as Lighthouse Steps, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want to mix a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Cayman Brac Museum. This museum is located easily within the range of a cab, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

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

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how packed the nearby hotels are. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Food

Though you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you are willing to drive or bike a few miles. One of the nearest restaurants is Tropical Delight Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Pollard Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Tropical Delight Restaurant (345) 948-1272 Caribbean 4.7 mi. W Cayman Brac

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Cayman Brac, and Pollard Bay Beach is just one option.

Vacationers may also want to visit Booby Point, located within a short distance.

Maybe Pollard 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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