Cemetery Beach

The waters are calm for swimming and wading and this beach is usually active, populated by guests of nearby accommodations. Most of the beach has resorts and villas on the inland edge, not native flora, so the beach offers little shade.

Positioned near the middle of West Bay, Cemetery Beach is on the West coast of Grand Cayman. You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying nearby. Vacationers who prefer to walk rather than drive around the Cayman Islands will probably like Cemetery Beach. It's convenient to nearby hotels and attractions since it isn't far from the center of the city's action.

How to Access The Beach
A paved road is adjacent to the beach and this is a popular spot of Grand Cayman so finding your way here will not be difficult. Some problems may arise in trying to find public access to this beach as one resort after another blocks public access. There are spots you may be able to walk to the beach from nearby parking for restaurants and shops.

Amenities and Ambiance

Cemetary Beach has very shallow and warm waters that sparkle blue and green in marvelous contrast to the white sands ashore.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Since Cemetery Beach is of course located inside a major tourist area, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the West coast of Grand Cayman; it will be near other attractions like Trafalgar Square, which is a mile and a half away.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, a lovely museum found three and a half miles away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Cemetery Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Trafalgar Square Park 1.5 mi. SE Grand Cayman
Chamber of Commerce Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations 1.9 mi. SSE Grand Cayman
North Sound Golf Club Golf Course 2.2 mi. SE Grand Cayman
Blue Tip Golf Course Golf Course 2.5 mi. SE Grand Cayman
Britannia Golf Course Golf Course 2.9 mi. SSE Grand Cayman
Kennedy Gallery/Cayman Fine Art Art Gallery 3.2 mi. S Grand Cayman
FJ Harquail Cultural Centre Dinner Show and Theater 3.5 mi. S Grand Cayman
National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Museum 3.6 mi. S Grand Cayman

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Cemetery Beach who are looking for other opportunities for exploration will want to consider heading over to West Bay, because it's nearby and is a particularly busy area of the Cayman Islands.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Vacationers will find a nice variety of resort and hotel options to pick from in the area surrounding Cemetery Beach. The most accessible of which have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Cemetery Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Aqua Bay Club 0.2 mi. SE Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Grand Cayman 1.2 mi. SE Resort
Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa 1.2 mi. SE Resort
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa 2.0 mi. SSE Resort
Sunshine Suites Resort 2.1 mi. SSE Resort
Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman 2.2 mi. SSE Resort
Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman 2.5 mi. SE Resort
7 Mile Resort & Clubs 2.6 mi. SSE Resort
Annie's Place 3.0 mi. SE Guest house
Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort 3.4 mi. S Resort


When you're starving for a midday meal, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far from these sands. One of the closest places to eat is The Heritage Cafe. This restaurant serves delicious Cayman food.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Cemetery Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Heritage Cafe (345) 945-6565 Cayman Very Casual -- --
Liberty's (345) 949-3226 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Chef John's BBQ & Catering (345) 323-9125 Cayman Very Casual 0.7 mi. NW
Asian Express Restaurant (345) 946-0303 Asian -- -- --
Azzurro (345) 946-7745 -- -- -- --
Schooner's Bar & Grill (345) 949-3894 -- -- -- --
Alfresco Restaurant (345) 947-2525 Caribbean -- -- --
Domino's West Bay (345) 949-6633 Italian Very Casual 1.0 mi. N
Calypso Grill (345) 949-3948 Cayman Very Casual 1.2 mi. NE
Osetra Bay Restaurant (345) 325-5000 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. NE
Duke's Seafood & Rib Shack (345) 640-0000 Caribbean Very Casual 1.5 mi. SE
Cobalt Coast Restaurant (345) 946-5656 Caribbean Very Casual 1.8 mi. NNW

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Cemetery Beach on Grand Cayman.

You may also want to try Barkers National Park Beach, which is home to plenty of activity. It is located two miles to the northeast. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Seven Mile Beach is an area which doesn't see as many crowds. You'll find it not far off the beach at all.

You might also want to visit Boatswain's Beach, located within a couple of miles.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in the Cayman Islands; then again, Cemetery Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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