Bloody Bay Beach

The name may be slightly disturbing, but Bloody Bay Beach is a thing of beauty and a top diving destination off Little Cayman. Divers travel to the island specifically for a chance to encounter the reef and deep drop that starts at 20 feet below sea level and stretches more than 5,000 feet.

Positioned on the island of Little Cayman, 1.4 miles northwest of Blossom Village, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. This isn't just another pretty beach, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches in the Cayman Islands. While Bloody Bay Beach may be a little farther away, it's the best place to take an undisturbed nap on the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

Bloody Bay Beach is actually located within a marine park of the same name. As mentioned, it is a great spot for diving and visitors will often encounter, in addition to coral reef and tropical fish, sting rays, turtles, and even sharks.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the North West coast of Little Cayman; the area hosts attractions such as Bloody Bay Marine Park, which is three quarters of a mile away.

To some, museums and beaches may seem an odd combination, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like National Trust House (one of the closest to Bloody Bay Beach) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a whole new side of the Cayman Islands' history.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Bloody Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Bloody Bay Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.7 mi. NW Little Cayman
Mule Enclosures Historical Site 0.8 mi. SW Little Cayman
National Trust House Museum 1.1 mi. SE Little Cayman
Little Cayman Marine Museum Museum 1.2 mi. SE Little Cayman
Little Cayman Museum Museum 1.4 mi. SE Little Cayman
Blossom Village Community Park Park 1.4 mi. SE Little Cayman


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's often visited by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

While there aren't many hotels within driving distance, the ones found nearest to the water are shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Bloody Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Pirates Point Resort 1.3 mi. SW Hotel
Little Cayman Beach Resort 1.4 mi. SE Resort
Southern Cross Club -- -- Cottages


While this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are willing to drive or bike a few miles. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is "Cook Food" Little Cayman, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Bloody Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
"Cook Food" Little Cayman (345) 326-6300 Caribbean, Cayman, Jamaican Very Casual 1.3 mi. SE
Pirate's Point (345) 948-1010 Caribbean, International -- 1.3 mi. SW
Hungry Iguana (345) 948-0007 Caribbean Very Casual 1.3 mi. SE
The Bird of Paradise Restaurant (345) 948-1033 Caribbean, International Informal 1.4 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Bloody Bay Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Little Cayman.

You may also want to consider Blossom Village Beach, which is located a mile and a half to the southeast.

Perhaps Bloody Bay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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