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 might think about stopping by even if you are not staying nearby. This beach is not just a tropical beauty, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches in the Cayman Islands. While Bloody Bay Beach might be a bit off the beaten path, it allows you to relax without being bothered by the noise of the crowds.
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.
Positioned on the North West coast of Little Cayman; it will be near other attractions like, which is not very far away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.
Beaches and museums may seem an unlikely combination to some, but many travelers find that museums like National Trust House (one of the closest to Bloody Bay Beach) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and help share a different side of the Cayman Islands.
Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||0.7 mi.||NW||Little Cayman|
|Historical Site||0.8 mi.||SW||Little Cayman|
|National Trust House||Museum||1.1 mi.||SE||Little Cayman|
|Museum||1.2 mi.||SE||Little Cayman|
|Little Cayman Museum||Museum||1.4 mi.||SE||Little Cayman|
|Park||1.4 mi.||SE||Little Cayman|
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but it can attract visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.
Although beach-goers will find few places to stay close-by, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be viewed in the table that follows.
|Little Cayman Beach Resort||1.4 mi.||SE||Resort|
|Southern Cross Club||--||--||Cottages|
While you'll be hard-pressed to find many dining options nearby, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the closest places to eat is Hungry Iguana, which is one and a quarter miles away.
Some nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.
|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|
Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices on Little Cayman besides Bloody Bay Beach.
You may also want to consider Blossom Village Beach, located only a short distance away.
Maybe Bloody Bay Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.
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