Grand Turk Lighthouse

Photo Credit: © Aimee Craze CC BY

A historic landmark protected by the National Trust, the Grand Turk Lighthouse sits on the northern tip of the island and at one time served to protect ships that traveled at night from wrecking on the off-shore reefs.

What to Expect

The lighthouse is a popular stop along hiking trails and donkey tours, where there is plenty of shade and a few picnic benches for those who have brought a lunch. This destination is also great for whale watching in February and March.

The historical significance of the lighthouse is that it was brought to the island in pieces from the United Kingdom where it had been built in 1852.

Staying Close

Grand Turk Lighthouse is located on Grand Turk, so guests staying in this part of Turks and Caicos will be excited to have easy access to this lighthouse during their visit. There isn't much congestion in the area near the lighthouse, especially as there are very few lodging options nearby.

Hotels near Grand Turk Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Island House Hotel 2.0 mi. (3.1 km) S
Bohio Dive Resort Hotel 2.3 mi. (2.7 km) SSW
Turks Head Hotel Hotel 3.0 mi. (1.4 km) S
Salt Raker Inn Hotel 3.5 mi. (0.5 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

If you find yourself hungry after spending time around this lighthouse, consider dining at one of the restaurants in the vicinity. The nearest place to eat is Guanahani Restaurant and Bar, which dishes out International meals. The restaurant is a brief distance away, but distant enough that you might decide to make arrangements for taking advantage of some mode of transportation to transport your party. Also within reach, you will have restaurants like Ike & Donkey Beach Bar and Cool Beans Cafe where you and your group should make it a point not to get up and go without ordering a plate of their specialty, coffee, among others.


Contact Information

Location: Lighthouse Road, Grand Turk


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