Turtle Farm Beach

This beach is named after the popular Turtle Farm attraction, which is close by. Although the beach is not particularly picturesque, a lot of visitors come here for the snorkeling.

Located along the western outskirts of West Bay, Turtle Farm Beach is on the West coast of Grand Cayman. You should think about stopping by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers will find that, while Turtle Farm Beach is certainly not secluded, it's also not one of the Cayman Islands' most crowded beaches. This makes it an excellent choice for those of you who want to make the most of their trip to the beach without getting stuck in the most crowded parts of town.

How to Access The Beach
This is in a very popular area of Grand Cayman, almost the northernmost point of the island. The area is best known for the Turtle Farm next door, so look for signage for that attraction as you head North from George Town.

Amenities and Ambiance

A jagged, rocky coastline, I wouldn't prepare to lay out in the sand if you come here. Instead, bring your snorkel and fins.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Turtle Farm Beach is on the West coast of Grand Cayman. It's located near Dolphin Cove, which is one of the favorite local destinations.

If you want to combine some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting National Gallery of the Cayman Islands. This museum is located just a quick taxi trip away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Turtle Farm Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Dolphin Cove Dolphin Encounter Service 1.7 mi. ESE Grand Cayman
Barker's National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.4 mi. E Grand Cayman
Garvin Park Park 2.4 mi. ESE Grand Cayman
Trafalgar Square Park 3.4 mi. SE Grand Cayman
Chamber of Commerce Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations 3.8 mi. SE Grand Cayman
North Sound Golf Club Golf Course 4.1 mi. SE Grand Cayman
Blue Tip Golf Course Golf Course 4.4 mi. SE Grand Cayman
Britannia Golf Course Golf Course 4.8 mi. SE Grand Cayman
Kennedy Gallery/Cayman Fine Art Art Gallery 4.9 mi. SSE Grand Cayman
FJ Harquail Cultural Centre Dinner Show and Theater 5.2 mi. SSE Grand Cayman
National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Museum 5.4 mi. SSE Grand Cayman
Fort George Historical Site 6.5 mi. SSE Grand Cayman

Cities and Towns

Those visiting Turtle Farm Beach who are hoping to find some additional excitement should consider checking out West Bay, which is not far away and is an especially active area of the Cayman Islands.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. Turtle Farm Beach is not near very many major hotels, but it can appeal to visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a reasonable selection of hotel rooms within driving distance. A list of the closest choices can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Turtle Farm Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cobalt Coast Resort & Suites 0.7 mi. ENE Resort
Aqua Bay Club 2.1 mi. SE Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Grand Cayman 3.1 mi. SE Resort
Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa 3.1 mi. SE Resort
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa 3.9 mi. SE Resort
Sunshine Suites Resort 4.0 mi. SE Resort
Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman 4.0 mi. SE Resort
Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman 4.4 mi. SE Resort
7 Mile Resort & Clubs 4.4 mi. SSE Resort
Annie's Place 4.9 mi. SE Guest house

Food

When you start craving an afternoon snack, this beach has you covered, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. Cracked Conch is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant has both Caribbean and eclectic dishes on the menu. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a little ways away.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Turtle Farm Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cracked Conch (345) 945-5217 Caribbean, Eclectic, International Informal 0.2 mi. SW
Cobalt Coast Restaurant (345) 946-5656 Caribbean Very Casual 0.7 mi. ENE
Domino's West Bay (345) 949-6633 Italian Very Casual 1.2 mi. ESE
Chef John's BBQ & Catering (345) 323-9125 Cayman Very Casual 1.2 mi. SE
Liberty's (345) 949-3226 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
The Heritage Cafe (345) 945-6565 Cayman Very Casual -- --
Alfresco Restaurant (345) 947-2525 Caribbean -- -- --
Asian Express Restaurant (345) 946-0303 Asian -- -- --
Azzurro (345) 946-7745 -- -- -- --
Schooner's Bar & Grill (345) 949-3894 -- -- -- --
Ristorante Pappagallo (345) 949-1119 International, Italian Informal 2.0 mi. ENE
Osetra Bay Restaurant (345) 325-5000 Caribbean Very Casual 2.2 mi. E

Other Beaches

Turtle Farm Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit on Grand Cayman.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Boatswain's Beach, located a quarter mile to the east-northeast.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Cayman Islands, and Turtle Farm Beach is just one of the many options.

 

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