Tibbetts Turn Beach

An isolated spot on Cayman Brac, this is a beach for those who prioritize scenery and isolation on their beach trips, rather than soft white sand.

Located in Tibbetts Turn, 1.4 miles west-southwest of Creek, this beach is on the North East coast of Cayman Brac. You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying nearby. You will generally find yourself with plenty of room to stretch out, since the beach and its surrounding region is not packed with guests.

How to Access The Beach
This beach is on Cayman Brac, about 60 miles of Caribbean sea away from Grand Cayman. It's on Brac's north central shore.

Amenities and Ambiance

Tibbetts Turn Beach is surrounded by dense foliage. It's a lush beach, with just a thin line of sand between foliage and deep blue ocean. The water is calm and clear and the scenery is lovely, but it's not the idyllic image of a coastline visitors tend to picture when thinking about Cayman beaches.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you happen to desire beach days which bring guests a peaceful place to escape, then you should enjoy Tibbetts Turn Beach; it is located in a much quieter area of Cayman Brac.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North East coast of Cayman Brac. It is near some interesting sites like Christopher Columbus Gardens, which is one of the attractions in the area.

If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Cayman Brac Museum. This museum is located only a short taxi ride away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Cayman Islands. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Tibbetts Turn Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Christopher Columbus Gardens Botanical Garden 1.1 mi. SW Cayman Brac
Spellman Mclaughlin Home Historical Site 1.5 mi. NE Cayman Brac
Captain Charlie Kirkconnell's House Historical Site 1.8 mi. W Cayman Brac
Heritage House Historical Site 2.0 mi. NE Cayman Brac
Spot Bay Community Park Park 3.4 mi. ENE Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Museum Museum 3.6 mi. WSW Cayman Brac
Lighthouse Steps Historical Site 4.0 mi. ENE Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.2 mi. E Cayman Brac
Rebecca's Cave Historical Site 5.8 mi. SW Cayman Brac
Salt Water Pond Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.0 mi. SW Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Community Park Park 6.5 mi. WSW Cayman Brac


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may meet guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Though you'll find very few hotels within a several miles, the closest ones have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Tibbetts Turn Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Carib Sands Beach Resort 6.6 mi. SW Resort
Cayman Brac Beach Resort 7.5 mi. WSW Resort


Although you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you're willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Tropical Delight Restaurant, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

Nearby dining options are listed below.

Restaurants near Tibbetts Turn Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Tropical Delight Restaurant (345) 948-1272 Caribbean -- 1.8 mi. WSW
Kirkconnell’s Market Deli (345) 948-2252 Caribbean, International Very Casual 3.4 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

Tibbetts Turn Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Cayman Brac.

Another option worth considering is Sea Feather Bay Beach, which is located within a short distance.

Of course, the Cayman Islands has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Tibbetts Turn Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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