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.

Located on the island of Little Cayman, 1.4 miles northwest of Blossom Village, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. It's often said that Bloody Bay Beach is the ideal location for escaping the hustle of the Cayman Islands' urban areas. Many of the other beaches in the Cayman Islands may have the same warm sand and calming breezes as Bloody Bay Beach, but tend to be busier because they're lined with some of the most famous hotels and restaurants.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


Bloody Bay Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the North West coast of Little Cayman; the area is home to other attractions such as Bloody Bay Marine Park, which is three quarters of a mile away.

If you're intrigued by the Cayman Islands' history, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. For instance, nearby is Mule Enclosures, which is one of the closest historical destinations in the neighborhood of Bloody Bay Beach.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed 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. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it can appeal to guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Though you'll find very few hotels within driving distance, the nearest ones have been listed in the table below.

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 there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you're prepared to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Pirate's Point, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Bloody Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
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

Little Cayman has several beautiful beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Vacationers may also want to visit Blossom Village Beach, which is located within a short distance.

Of course, the Cayman Islands has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Bloody Bay Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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