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.


Hawkes Nest Salina is found on the southern part of the island of Grand Turk, 8.9 miles northeast of Balfour Town; it is 1.9 miles to the south-southeast of Cockburn Town.

Nearby Restaurants

Visitors here will have no problem finding a meal, since you're going to find numerous choices of food offerings in this area. Capt Hook's Grill, which offers American fare, is also the most convenient option for visitors here. The restaurant is a short distance off, but far enough that you may want to make arrangements for employing a viable mode of transport to get there. Also nearby, you will have options such as Froots and Margaritaville Grand Turk where you and your party should make it a point not to end your meal without trying their specialty, appetizers, among others.

Nearby Attractions

Those who enjoy Hawkes Nest Salina, and are interested in visiting others, should consider going to Hawkes Pond Salina and Great Salina; the first and closest of which is 0.7 miles away from Hawkes Nest Salina. Other local activities include The Salt House, which is two and a half miles away Grand Turk. Also, you might consider heading over to H.M. Prison Museum, which is another attraction in the area.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never get bored. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

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

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