It's been said that the best sights to see in all of Turks and Caicos are their beautiful beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.
Each of the access points adorning the coast of Grand Turk have their own distinct features; even small differences in features can affect how much time you want to spend there, and what you need to bring. To see those available near Island House, see the following table. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:
|Pillory Beach||0.8||W||1.6 mi. North of Cockburn Town|
|Murray Beach||0.9||SSE||1.4 mi. Northeast of Cockburn Town|
|West Road Beach||0.9||WSW||1.4 mi. North of Cockburn Town|
|Corktree Beach||1.0||NW||2.4 mi. North of Cockburn Town|
|Osprey Beach||1.9||SSW||Cockburn Town|
|Town Beach||1.9||SSW||Cockburn Town|
|Little Bluff Point||2.0||N||3.8 mi. North of Cockburn Town|
|Cedar Grove Beach||2.3||SSW||Cockburn Town|
|Hawkes Nest East Beach||3.2||S||1.9 mi. Southeast of Cockburn Town|
|Gibbs Cay||3.3||SSE||2.5 mi. East-Southeast of Cockburn Town|
|Governor's Beach||3.4||S||1.6 mi. South of Cockburn Town|
|White Sands Beach||3.8||S||2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Cockburn Town|
The closest option is Pillory Beach. Keep in mind that you can find this beach three quarters of a mile to the west of this property, so your group won't have to travel far to find a place to sit by the water. Located on the island of Grand Turk beside the more crowded Governor's Beach, Pillory Beach is well known amongst avid divers and snorkelers as one of the top spots in Turks and Caicos to do both. Just 400 yards offshore, you'll begin to encounter a whole new world of underwater sea life that you will never forget.
If instead you're interested in plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Corktree Beach could be a better choice for you. Grand Turk has a number of beautiful beaches to choose from, one of which is the quiet Corktree Beach. The beach remains consistently uncrowded, perfect for visitors who prefer solitude as they explore the area. It's situated only a small interval away.
Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Island House is situated on the island of Grand Turk, it's 1.9 miles to the north-northeast of Cockburn Town.
The areas found closest to Island House are listed below.
|Cockburn Town, Grand Turk||1.9||SSW|
|Balfour Town, Salt Cay||12.1||SSW|
|Big Sand Cay||21.2||SSW|
|Cockburn Harbor, South Caicos||25.2||W|
|Big Ambergris Cay||34.3||WSW|
Visitors who want to enjoy plenty of activities while visiting Grand Turk will find that Island House is in an ideal place for people who will be in and out trying various excursions. There are even a couple of attractions that are very close by the hotel, like The Salt House and H.M. Prison Museum. Both locations are exceptional for visitors staying at Island House, but the closest is The Salt House.
These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more shown in the table below.
|The Salt House||Museum||1.2||S||0.8 mi. Northeast of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|H.M. Prison Museum||Museum||1.2||SW||0.7 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|Caicos Heritage House||Historical Site||1.1||SW||1.0 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|Turks & Caicos National Museum||Museum||1.1||SW||1.0 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|Grand Turk Lighthouse||Lighthouse||2.0||N||3.8 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|Brown House||Historical Site||11.7||SSW||Balfour Town, Salt Cay|
|White House||Historical Site||12.0||SSW||Balfour Town, Salt Cay|
If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, The Salt House could be a good option. A museum, restaurant, and gift shop that centers on the island's salt industry through tours and offerings of products made with salt.
When you're choosing where to book your stay, it is often helpful to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a means to get a feel for the region. This portion of Grand Turk plays host to various other hotel and resort options to pick from, giving you plenty to think about prior to making a decision. Take a look at the table below to get a complete listing of lodging options that are available close-by.
|Bohio Dive Resort||0.8||W||1.7 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|Turks Head Hotel||--||--||0.9 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|1.6||SSW||Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|Osprey Beach Hotel||1.8||SSW||Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|White Sands Beach Resort||3.8||S||1.9 mi. South of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
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