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

Positioned on the island of Little Cayman, Charles Bight Beach is on the East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. Charles Bight Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's perfect for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Many of the other beaches you'll come across in the Cayman Islands may have the same warm sand and calming breezes as Charles Bight Beach, but tend to be busier because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Charles Bight Beach offers an angelic and relaxing retreat, thanks to the fact that the area surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


Charles Bight Beach is on the East coast of Little Cayman. It is near some interesting sites like Little Cayman Museum, which is a brief taxi ride away, and it is one of a few attractions close-by.

If you're intrigued by the Cayman Islands' history, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Mule Enclosures, which is one of the closest places of historical interest to Charles Bight Beach.

If a visit to the Charles Bight Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows the closest options.

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


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked nearby hotels. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's often visited by guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Although you will generally find few hotels in the region, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be seen in the following list.

Accommodations near Charles Bight Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Southern Cross Club -- -- Cottages
Little Cayman Beach Resort 4.9 mi. WSW Resort
Pirates Point Resort 6.7 mi. WSW Hotel


Though this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you are willing to drive or bike a few miles. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is The Bird of Paradise Restaurant, which is five miles away.

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

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

There are multiple beaches to discover on Little Cayman, of course, so Charles Bight Beach is not your only option.

You may also enjoy Blossom Village Beach, located not too far away, meaning a short ride in a taxi can take you where you want to go.

The Cayman Islands has plenty to offer its visitors, and Charles Bight Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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