Charles Bight Beach

While this is a beautiful spot, it is not a known beach destination and there are no resorts here. It is empty and undeveloped. The shoreline has a very thin stretch of white sand and natural vegetation behind it

Located near the middle of the island of Little Cayman, Charles Bight Beach is on the East edge of the island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. For a change from the usual crowded beach spots, you should consider visiting Charles Bight Beach.

How to Access The Beach

It's easy to get here if you're already on the tiny Little Cayman island,its on the east end. Otherwise you need a boat to get to this island. While I find this beach beautiful and quiet, I wouldn't venture to Little Cayman just for a visit here.

Amenities and Ambiance

Charles Bight Beach has a beautiful view of a sandbar which protects the shallow waters along the shore.The shoreline has a very thin stretch of white sand and natural vegetation behind it.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you tend to go for shores that bring guests a serene haven, then a good choice for you is Charles Bight Beach; it's found within a less urban area of Little Cayman.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Charles Bight Beach on the East coast of Little Cayman; the area hosts attractions such as Little Cayman Museum, which is five miles away.

Historical attractions such as Mule Enclosures provide a nice compliment to a soothing day at Charles Bight Beach, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about the Cayman Islands' past, without venturing too far from the coast.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Charles Bight Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Little Cayman Museum Museum 5.2 WSW Little Cayman
Blossom Village Community Park Park 5.2 WSW Little Cayman
National Trust House Museum 5.3 WSW Little Cayman
Little Cayman Marine Museum Museum 5.3 WSW Little Cayman
Bloody Bay Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.0 W Little Cayman


Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can attract visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Though you'll find very few hotels that are within a short car ride, the nearest ones have been listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Charles Bight Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Southern Cross Club -- -- Cottages
Little Cayman Beach Resort 4.9 mi. WSW Resort


Although the area surrounding Charles Bight Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you're willing to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is The Bird of Paradise Restaurant, which is a quick car or cab ride away.

The following table provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Charles Bight Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
The Bird of Paradise Restaurant (345) 948-1033 Caribbean, International 4.9 mi. WSW Little Cayman

Other Beaches

Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Charles Bight Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You may also want to consider Blossom Village Beach, located fairly close-by, which means a quick cab ride can take you where you want to go.

The Cayman Islands has so much to offer, and Charles Bight Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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