Frank Sound Beach

This is a good spot to take a break if you're on your way from George Town to East End. It's a beautiful spot and there won't be a crowd.

Located just outside the heart of the island of Grand Cayman, 4.1 miles west of East End, Frank Sound Beach is on the East edge of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. There are advantages to visiting a beach that isn't surrounded by thousands of hotel rooms; secluded parts of the coast like Frank Sound Beach make great places to spread out and relax.

How to Access The Beach
You'll find this beach in southeast Grand Cayman at the intersection of Bodden Town Road and aptly named Frank Sound Road. Head east past the intersection a little ways and park along the road.

Amenities and Ambiance

This is a naturally pretty beach, with mangroves and driftwood and crooked palm trees. Its a popular spot for fly fishing.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Frank Sound Beach offers those who visit a quiet and peaceful getaway, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Found on the East coast of Grand Cayman; the area hosts attractions such as East End Lighthouse Park, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, a lovely museum found only a taxi ride away, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

If a visit to the Frank Sound Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Frank Sound Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
East End Lighthouse Park Historical Site 4.7 E Grand Cayman
Mission House Historical Site 5.4 W Grand Cayman
Bodden Town Guardhouse Park Historical Site 6.7 W Grand Cayman
Pedro St. James National Historic Site Historical Site 8.2 W Grand Cayman
Old Savannah Schoolhouse Historical Site 8.6 W Grand Cayman

Cities and Towns

Bodden Town is nearby and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the beach, Bodden Town isn't out of reach at six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. Frank Sound Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Although beach-goers will find few accommodations withing driving distance, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Frank Sound Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Compass Point Dive Resort 5.1 E Resort
Turtle Nest Inn 5.4 WSW Hotel
Cayman Reef Hotel 6.1 NE Resort

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the closest restaurants is South Coast Bar & Grill. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and International dishes on the menu. They're also renowned for their seafood.

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

Restaurants near Frank Sound Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
South Coast Bar & Grill (345) 947-2517 Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
The Lighthouse Restaurant at Breakers (345) 947-2047 Italian Informal 1.6 mi. W
Over The Edge (345) 947-9568 Caribbean, French Very Casual 3.2 mi. N
Arlain's Restaurant (345) 947-7278 -- -- -- --
Tukka (345) 947-2700 Australian, Caribbean, Fusion Informal -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Grand Cayman, so if Frank Sound Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Another location you might enjoy is Cayman Kai, located only a taxi trip away from the shore. The serenity and restful atmosphere of the tranquil Cayman Kai beach provides the perfect setting for your next tropical retreat. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might like The Blowholes. You'll find it three miles to the east.

Travelers may also want to consider Old Man Bay Beach, located fairly close-by, so a quick ride in a taxi should put you in the right spot to check out this other choice.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in the Cayman Islands, and Frank Sound Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.

 

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