Sandy Point

Sandy Point's waters are excellent for ocean exploration, especially snorkeling. The beach has a wide expanse of soft sand for sunbathing. If you like privacy and seclusion, this is a great beach for you.

Located on the island of Little Cayman, 5.8 miles west of West End, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying very close. Couples and families who want to have more of the beach to themselves should consider visiting Sandy Point.

How to Access The Beach
Sandy Point is the southeastern tip of Little Cayman. There's a coastal road that will lead you here if you head southeast. If you're on Grand Cayman you'll have to travel almost 60 miles by boat to Little Cayman and then head to the opposite end of the island.

Amenities and Ambiance

On a clear day you can see the nearby island of Cayman Brac from this beach. If you like privacy and seclusion, this is a great beach for you.

The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too. Sometimes, visitors will be able to order some food from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up shop here.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The isolated shores of Sandy Point can be reached by car, boat, or bike. This beach is almost always quiet and uncrowded, and sometimes remains unvisited for weeks at a time.

Sandy Point brings visitors an idyllic and tranquil escape, in part because the surrounding region is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Sandy Point is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the East coast of Little Cayman; it will be near other attractions like Little Cayman Museum, which is just a cab ride away.

Historic attractions, including Mule Enclosures, offer a nice compliment to a soothing day at Sandy Point, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about the Cayman Islands' past, without having to go too far from the beach.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Sandy Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Little Cayman Museum Museum 8.1 WSW Little Cayman
Blossom Village Community Park Park 8.1 WSW Little Cayman
National Trust House Museum 8.3 WSW Little Cayman
Little Cayman Marine Museum Museum 8.3 WSW Little Cayman
Bloody Bay Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.0 W Little Cayman

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but you may meet visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

While there aren't many hotels that are within a short car ride, the ones found closest to the shore have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Sandy Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Southern Cross Club -- -- Cottages
Little Cayman Beach Resort 7.8 mi. WSW Resort
Pirates Point Resort 9.6 mi. WSW Hotel

Food

There aren't any restaurants in the immediate surroundings of this location, so you may choose to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach on Little Cayman will have lots of options besides Sandy Point.

You may also enjoy Blossom Village Beach, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a cab.

There's plenty to see and do in the Cayman Islands, and Sandy Point is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.

 

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