The Breathtaking Beach Where You'll Avoid Crowds And Spot Wild Sea Turtles

Beaches make for a sweet combination of relaxation and exploration. You can sprawl out on a towel, sunbathe, read, or doze off to the sound of the waves rolling in. You can kick off your sandals and play some soccer or football in the sand. You can leave the land behind and float, swim, or even boat in the ocean. Plenty of sea life abounds beneath the surface that you can check out. A pair of goggles lets you witness incredible nature underneath the waves. To enjoy these options and more, consider visiting Spotts Beach, an experience you won't want to miss during a trip to the Cayman Islands.

Spotts Beach is great for those beachgoers who want a quiet and uncrowded place. You won't have to fight for a spot or strain to hear the waves over crowds of people; instead, you'll likely find a blissful quiet and serenity here. You're also likely to see sea turtles. This beach is home to many of them, which you can witness from the water and the land.

In the water

If you're set on seeing sea turtles when you visit Spotts Beach, consider going in the morning or evening to increase your chances. The two species you'll likely encounter are the hawksbill turtle, an endangered species, and the green turtle. You can get close to them by snorkeling and swimming alongside them. Additionally, you'll see a vast array of colorful fish and even coral reefs. Note that you'll have to bring snorkel gear if you intend to snorkel; there's no place to rent it at the beach.

You can also rent a kayak or paddleboard and take it to Spotts Beach. It's the perfect way to spend time on the water and allows you to explore even further. Bring snorkel gear and an anchor to hop off your kayak and into the water to witness the sea life beneath the surface. Adventura Cayman lets you rent kayaks (double or single), paddleboards, or snorkel sets for a day or more. If your total cost hits $100 or higher, you can have your rentals delivered to and picked up from you.

Getting to the beach

While Spotts Beach isn't the largest — the shoreline extends for about half a mile — it's still a beautiful under-the-radar beach in the Caribbean that's the perfect spot to unpack and unwind. You can picnic, take a leisure stroll, or dip in the stunning blue water. While the beach doesn't have many amenities like its more well-known counterparts, it has a handful of cabanas that are great for finding shade.

You'll encounter Spotts Beach in the southeast part of the island of Grand Cayman. It's a quick 20-minute drive from George Town, meaning you'll have easy access to the city and all it offers, be it food, shopping, or lodging that ranges from bed and breakfasts to resorts. You can have the best of both worlds: the quiet and serene of an empty beach and the bustle and array of offerings of a city.