Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming West Bay

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in West Bay. Well known for its coral reefs, diving and boating, this romantic city won't disappoint. Boatswain's Beach and Rum Point are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around West Bay

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes West Bay a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dolphin Cove (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Dolphin Discovery (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Cayman Turtle Farm (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • North Sound Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Cayman Crazy Golfing Mini Golf (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in West Bay

Travelers enjoy West Bay for its diving. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of West Bay

West Bay is famous for its island views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, West Bay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boatswain's Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Rum Point (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Stingray City (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Barker's National Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Cemetery Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Tiki Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)

How to get to and around West Bay

The nearest airport is in George Town (GCM-Owen Roberts Intl.), located 6.6 mi (10.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around West Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 522 holiday lettings near West Bay. From 383 Condos/Apartments to 91 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Bay is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in West Bay?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Northwest Point: 128 holiday homes
  • The Shores: 21 holiday homes
  • Dolphin Cove: 814 holiday homes
  • Cayman Motor Museum: 778 holiday homes
  • Orange Canyon (Dive Site): 786 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in West Bay! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in West Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in West Bay with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • George Town: 747 holiday lettings
  • Rum Point: 172 holiday lettings
  • North Side: 830 holiday lettings
  • Bodden Town: 831 holiday lettings
  • East End: 267 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in West Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in West Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dolphin Cove: 814 holiday rentals
  • Cayman Motor Museum: 778 holiday rentals
  • Orange Canyon (Dive Site): 786 holiday rentals
  • Dolphin Discovery: 780 holiday rentals
  • Bonnie's Arch (Dive Site): 786 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.