Hawkes Nest Salina

The southernmost body of water on Grand Turk, Hawkes Nest Salina is a great example of what a salt pond looks like.

One might visit Hawkes Nest Salina in order to catch a glimpse of a real salt pond, which was an important part of the salt harvesting industry for the Turks and Caicos islands in the past.


Located on the southern part of the island of Grand Turk, 8.9 miles northeast of Balfour Town, Hawkes Nest Salina happily welcomes tourists rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Regardless of whether or not you're staying in this location, you should think about stopping by to check it out. It is 1.9 miles south-southeast of Cockburn Town.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area could be enjoying food at a restaurant within traveling distance of Hawkes Nest Salina. Capt Hook's Grill, which serves up American meals, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. The dining establishment is a short ways off, but removed enough that you may decide to make advance plans for having some means of transport to visit there. Froots and Margaritaville Grand Turk are some of the additional At Margaritaville Grand Turk you and your party should not get up and go without trying their specialty, appetizers, among others.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy Hawkes Nest Salina, and have the energy to view some others, should consider going to Hawkes Pond Salina and Great Salina; the first is 0.7 miles away from Hawkes Nest Salina. Additional local activities include The Salt House, which is two and a half miles away Grand Turk. You might want to also think about checking out H.M. Prison Museum, which is another attraction in the area.

This is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Hawkes Nest Salina
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
The Salt House Museum 2.4 mi. (1.3 km) N 0.8 mi. Northeast of Cockburn Town Grand Turk
H.M. Prison Museum Museum 2.6 mi. (1.2 km) N 0.7 mi. North of Cockburn Town Grand Turk
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 2.9 mi. (1.5 km) N 1.0 mi. North of Cockburn Town Grand Turk
Grand Turk Lighthouse Other Attraction 5.5 mi. (6.1 km) N 3.8 mi. North of Cockburn Town Grand Turk

Location: Grand Turk


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