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 section of the island of Grand Turk, 8.9 miles northeast of Balfour Town, Hawkes Nest Salina invites guests rooming on this part of the island. But even if you aren't staying very close, you are free to stop by to enjoy a great time. It is 1.9 miles south-southeast of Cockburn Town.

Nearby Restaurants

If your belly starts rumbling during visit, don't worry -- you'll find an exceptionally large selection of food offerings in this general area. Capt Hook's Grill, which serves American meals, is also the most convenient option for visitors here. The eatery is a brief distance away, but far enough that you might decide to make arrangements for taking advantage of some type of transportation to get there. Froots and Margaritaville Grand Turk are a couple other At Margaritaville Grand Turk you and your companions can not end your meal without trying their specialty, appetizers, among others.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy Hawkes Nest Salina, and would like to see others, should check out Hawkes Pond Salina and Great Salina; the first of which is three quarters of a mile to the northwest of Hawkes Nest Salina. Additional nearby activities include The Salt House, which is two and a half miles away Grand Turk. Also consider heading over to H.M. Prison Museum, which is another attraction nearby.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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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