Old Man Bay Beach

This is not an overly developed beach, with plenty of room to find your spot in the sand and enjoy the sunshine. It's a long beach, good for a stroll.

Situated in Old Man Bay, this beach is on the East edge of Grand Cayman. You might think about stopping by even if you are not staying very close. Those planning on making a stop at this beach can have a relaxing time without sacrificing the chance to meet new people.

How to Access The Beach
This beach has a sandy path from the road for public access. It comes up quickly once you turn left to Old Robin Road from North Side Road. You can park along the road and walk right up to the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

On the north side of Grand Cayman, Old May Bay Beach is an inviting beach, with calm cerulean waters and soft white sand.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

If you tend to go for coasts that offer those who visit a calm place to escape, then you will want to try Old Man Bay Beach; it is hidden away in a more natural area of Grand Cayman.

What's Nearby


Old Man Bay Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the East coast of Grand Cayman; the area is home to other attractions such as East End Lighthouse Park, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you're interested in mixing culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, a lovely museum found 13 and a half miles to the west, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Old Man Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
East End Lighthouse Park Historical Site 5.8 SE Grand Cayman
Mission House Historical Site 6.9 SW Grand Cayman
Bodden Town Guardhouse Park Historical Site 8.0 SW Grand Cayman
Pedro St. James National Historic Site Historical Site 9.5 SW Grand Cayman
Old Savannah Schoolhouse Historical Site 9.8 SW Grand Cayman

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Bodden Town is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the shore, Bodden Town isn't out of reach at eight miles (13 kilometers) away.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it can appeal to visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Though there aren't many places to stay nearby, the closest ones have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Old Man Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cayman Reef Hotel 5.3 E Resort
Wyndam Reef Resort Grand Cayman 5.3 E Resort
Morritt's Tortuga Club 5.5 E Resort


Though there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is Over The Edge, which is three quarters of a mile away.

The following table lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Old Man Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Over The Edge (345) 947-9568 Caribbean, French Very Casual 0.8 mi. W
South Coast Bar & Grill (345) 947-2517 Caribbean, International Very Casual -- --
The Lighthouse Restaurant at Breakers (345) 947-2047 Italian Informal 3.9 mi. SSW

Other Beaches

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach will have other options if Old Man Bay Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Another option worth considering is North Side Beach, which is located two and a half miles to the west.

Old Man Bay Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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