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.
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.
Consider staying on Grand Turk if you plan on visiting Grand Turk Lighthouse, since travelers to this region of Turks and Caicos will have the benefit of easy access to this lighthouse during their visit. There are several lodgings placed in the area around this lighthouse.
|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|
|Hotel||3.5 mi. (0.5 km)||S|
A close-by coastline that does bring in many lighthouse visitors, is Little Bluff Point.
Location: Lighthouse Road, Grand Turk
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