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 just outside the heart of West Bay, Cemetery Beach is on the West coast of Grand Cayman. You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. If you prefer to escape the buzz of the city, it's good to know that the majority of beaches in the Cayman Islands are known for their privacy and seclusion. Of course, some vacationers come to the Cayman Islands looking for activity, and are more likely to have fun at Cemetery Beach, which is closer to all the action.
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.
Cemetary Beach has very shallow and warm waters that sparkle blue and green in marvelous contrast to the white sands ashore.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.
Don't forget that the immediate vicinity around Cemetery Beach is a popular spot, so make sure to get a spot!
This spot is on the West coast of Grand Cayman; it's located near attractions like, which is not very far away, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.
If you want to mix some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, a lovely museum located a short cab ride away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.
Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.
|Park||1.5 mi.||SE||Grand Cayman|
|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|
|Dinner Show and Theater||3.5 mi.||S||Grand Cayman|
|National Gallery of the Cayman Islands||Museum||3.6 mi.||S||Grand Cayman|
Cemetery Beach visitors hoping to find other opportunities for exploration might want to consider going to, since it's in the vicinity and is an area full of activity.
Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.
You'll find a good amount of lodgings within a car's reach. A list of the closest choices are seen in the table below.
|Aqua Bay Club||0.2 mi.||SE||Hotel|
|Courtyard by Marriott Grand Cayman||1.2 mi.||SE||Resort|
|Westin Casuarina 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|
|3.0 mi.||SE||B & B|
|Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort||3.4 mi.||S||Resort|
|Comfort Suites, Grand Cayman||3.4 mi.||S||Hotel|
One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to try a local restaurant, where you'll be able to try foods you've never heard of before, within a reachable distance. One of the closest restaurants is The Heritage Cafe. This restaurant features Cayman food.
The following table lists places to eat near this beach.
|The Heritage Cafe||(345) 945-6565||Cayman||Very Casual||--||--|
|Liberty's||(345) 949-3226||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|Chef John's BBQ & Catering||(345) 929-1147||Cayman||Very Casual||0.7 mi.||NW|
|Asian Express Restaurant||(345) 946-0303||Asian||--||--||--|
|Alfresco Restaurant||(345) 947-2525||Caribbean||--||--||--|
|(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|
Travelers in search of the perfect beach on Grand Cayman will have lots of options besides Cemetery Beach.
If the vibrant atmosphere of Cemetery Beach is one of the features you love, think about checking out Barkers National Park Beach, another destination with a good amount of excitement. You'll find it two miles to the northeast. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Seven Mile Beach is a beach secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. You'll find it just a short distance away.
Travelers may also want to consider Boatswain's Beach, located a mile and a half to the northwest.
The Cayman Islands has so much to offer, and dropping by Cemetery Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.
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