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 island of Cayman Brac, 1.9 miles east-southeast of Creek, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't surrounded by thousands of hotel rooms; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Pollard Bay Beach allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

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, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Pollard Bay Beach offers those who visit a calm and peaceful getaway, thanks to the fact that the surrounding region is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the East coast of Cayman Brac; it's located near attractions like Lighthouse Steps, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Cayman Brac Museum, a lovely museum found six and a half miles away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Cayman Islands. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

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 crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may meet guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Food

Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you're willing to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest places 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 dining options located near this beach.

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

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Cayman Brac, and Pollard Bay Beach is just one option.

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

The Cayman Islands has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Pollard Bay Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.

 

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