Map of Beaches in Grand Turk

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.

Found on the northern outskirts of Grand Turk, this beach is located approximately four miles (approximately six kilometers) 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.

Situated on Grand Turk, this beach is located two and a half miles (four kilometers) north of the center of Cockburn Town.

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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.

Make your way 1.4 miles (2.3 km) north from the center of Cockburn Town to find 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.

Situated on Grand Turk, this beach is located a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from West Road 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.

Situated in the heart of Grand Turk, this beach is located a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the northeast of the center of Cockburn Town.

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Cockburn Town

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. There are a large number… 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.

Interested visitors will be able to find this beach on Grand Turk, two miles (three kilometers) southeast of the center of Cockburn Town.

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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 is situated on the southeastern edge of Grand Turk, two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the 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.

This beach is located a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the 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.

When coming from the center of Cockburn Town, go two miles (three and a half kilometers) south-southeast to find this beach.

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The interactive map above contains the approximate location of 12 beaches on Grand Turk.

To get more details concerning individual points shown on the map, or to zoom into a more detailed view of a particular part of the map, click on each point that interests you. Another alternative is to interact with the map by using the following table. To try this, simply click on the colored pin shown in the first column, or you can click on the location, described in the third column.

Points of Interest Near Grand Turk
Click to Show Name (Click to Read Article) Area/Vicinity (Click to Show on Map)
Cedar Grove Beach Cockburn Town, Southwestern part of Grand Turk
Corktree Beach 2.4 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town
Gibbs Cay 2.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cockburn Town
Governor's Beach 1.6 mi. South of Central Cockburn Town
Hawkes Nest East Beach 1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Cockburn Town
Little Bluff Point 3.8 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town
Murray Beach Central Grand Turk
Osprey Beach Cockburn Town, Southwestern part of Grand Turk
Pillory Beach 1.6 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town
Town Beach Cockburn Town, Southwestern part of Grand Turk
West Road Beach 1.4 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town
White Sands Beach 2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cockburn Town

 

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