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 island of Grand Turk, 8.9 miles northeast of Balfour Town, Hawkes Nest Salina welcomes local residents and vacationers rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Whether or not you are staying very close, you should consider stopping by to check it out. It is 1.9 miles south-southeast of Cockburn Town.

Nearby Restaurants

You'll find a fairly sizable number of food establishments to consider in the general area around Hawkes Nest Salina. The most proximate place to eat to Hawkes Nest Salina is Margaritaville Grand Turk, which serves American food. The dining establishment is a slight distance off, but far-removed enough that you may want to make plans for taking advantage of a method of transport to travel there. Also within reach, you and your group will have restaurants including Froots and Jack's Shack where you and your group can test out Caribbean dishes and enjoy the culture of Turks and Caicos.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy Hawkes Nest Salina, and would like to see others, should consider going to Hawkes Pond Salina and Great Salina; the first is three quarters of a mile to the northwest of Hawkes Nest Salina. Other kinds of local activities include Turks & Caicos National Museum, which is three miles away Grand Turk. You might want to also consider heading to Grand Turk Lighthouse, which is another attraction close by.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Attractions Near Hawkes Nest Salina
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
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
Brown House Historic Site 8.6 mi. (0.6 km) SW Balfour Town Salt Cay
White House Historic Site 8.9 mi. (0.1 km) SW Balfour Town Salt Cay

Location: Grand Turk


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