1 | Little Bluff Point
Little Bluff Point Beach is set on the northern tip of Grand Turk, just west of the Grand Turk Lighthouse. Visitors to this beach will enjoy excellent beach combing opportunities as well as calm waters perfect for snorkeling.
Guests will be able to find this beach on the northern edge of Grand Turk, approximately four miles (approximately six kilometers) to the north of the center of Cockburn Town.
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1 | Corktree Beach
Grand Turk has a number of beautiful beaches to choose from, one of which is the quiet Corktree Beach. The beach remains consistently uncrowded, perfect for visitors who prefer solitude as they explore the area.
The center of Cockburn Town is located two and a half miles (four kilometers) south of this beach.
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1 | West Road Beach
West Road Beach is a popular snorkeling spot, but with its calm waters and soft sands, it i also a great place for a family day on the beach.
Go a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) north from the center of Cockburn Town to reach this beach.
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2 | Pillory Beach
Located on the island of Grand Turk beside the more crowded Governor's Beach, Pillory Beach is well known amongst avid divers and snorkelers as one of the top spots in Turks and Caicos to do both. Just 400 yards offshore, you'll begin to encounter a whole new world of underwater sea life that you will never forget.
Make your way a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from West Road Beach to find this beach.
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1 | Murray Beach
On the east coast of Grand Turk island is a small stretch of sand known as Murray Beach. As is common on the Turks and Caicos islands, this beach, though beautiful, often remains uninhabited.
From the center of Cockburn Town, go a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) northeast to get to this beach.
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A long strip of beach front Cockburn Town, as sandy and picturesque as they come. The beach can be narrow during high tide, but the nature of the waters overall are calm and great for beginning swimmers. Along the shore there are several sea walls where visitors will claim a spot and sit and watch the waves roll by, as well as a few places that are frequented by snorkelers. You will discover an… more…
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1 | Hawkes Nest East
If you're planning an island getaway that includes staying right on the beach, Hawkes Nest East Beach on Grand Turk island is one such choice.
Head southeast for two miles (three kilometers) from the center of Cockburn Town to reach this beach.
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1 | Gibbs Cay
Just off the southeast coast of Grand Turk is the tiny islet of Gibbs Cay, a frequent stop for vacationers who want to spend a day snorkeling in quiet and seclusion. The main draw to the island is the large number of sting rays that swim right up to the shore to socialize with snorkelers.
This beach can be found on the southeastern edge of Grand Turk, two and a half miles (four kilometers) east-southeast of the center of Cockburn Town.
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1 | Governors Beach
Bring your own equipment to set out on an adventurous snorkeling trip off the coast, or take a relaxing stroll down the shore at this unpopulated beach. Often voted as one of the best secluded beaches in Turks and Caicos, Governor's Beach can't be missed.
Interested visitors will find this beach in the southern part of Grand Turk, a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) south of the center of Cockburn Town.
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1 | White Sands Beach
Set between the Grand Turk Cruise Terminal and the popular Governor's Beach is White Sands Beach. Most of the time the beach remains uncrowded and almost desolate, but when cruise ships are in port tourists seem to swarm the area.
This beach is located on the southern edge of Grand Turk, two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast of the center of Cockburn Town.
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