What's Near White Sands Beach Resort

Quite often, people decide to visit Grand Turk in anticipation of seeing the sparkling beaches that the islands are so well known for. Visitors love that this property is right on the water and sand, so you won't need to travel far to see what makes the area so special.

Nearby Beaches

Governor's Beach

Obviously, since White Sands Beach Resort is located directly on Governor's Beach, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions here. Bring your own equipment to set out on an adventurous snorkeling trip off the coast, or take a relaxing stroll down the shore at this unpopulated beach. Often voted as one of the best secluded beaches in Turks and Caicos, Governor's Beach can't be missed. For vacationers who want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near White Sands Resort
Beach Distance Direction Location
White Sands Beach 0.6 E 2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Cockburn Town
Hawkes Nest East Beach 1.3 ENE 1.9 mi. Southeast of Cockburn Town
Cedar Grove Beach 1.6 N Cockburn Town
Town Beach 2.0 N Cockburn Town
Osprey Beach 2.0 N Cockburn Town
Gibbs Cay 2.2 ENE 2.5 mi. East-Southeast of Cockburn Town
Murray Beach 3.1 N 1.4 mi. Northeast of Cockburn Town
West Road Beach 3.4 N 1.4 mi. North of Cockburn Town
Pillory Beach 3.5 N 1.6 mi. North of Cockburn Town
Corktree Beach 4.3 N 2.4 mi. North of Cockburn Town
Cotton Cay 4.8 S Cotton Cay

One of the most convenient options is White Sands Beach. Set between the Grand Turk Cruise Terminal and the popular Governor's Beach is White Sands Beach. Most of the time the beach remains uncrowded and almost desolate, but when cruise ships are in port tourists seem to swarm the area.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who want to know a little bit more about the surrounding area's offerings might like to know how far away the closest neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. White Sands Beach Resort is located on the southern part of the island of Grand Turk; it's 1.9 miles to the south of Cockburn Town.

The areas that are closest to White Sands Beach Resort are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Cockburn Town, Grand Turk 1.9 N
Cotton Cay 4.5 S
East Cay 6.4 SE
Salt Cay 8.2 SSW
Balfour Town, Salt Cay 8.5 SW
Big Sand Cay 17.5 SSW
South Caicos 23.6 W
Cockburn Harbor, South Caicos 25.1 W
East Caicos 31.4 NW
Big Ambergris Cay 32.6 W

Nearby Attractions

H.M. Prison Museum

Travelers who crave an exciting itinerary during their stay on Grand Turk will quickly learn that White Sands Beach Resort is in an ideal place for people who will be in and out trying various excursions. You'll even find a handful of attractions found very close to the hotel, including The Salt House and H.M. Prison Museum. Each locale is excellent for guests lodging at White Sands Beach Resort, but the easiest to reach is The Salt House.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near White Sands Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
The Salt House Museum 2.6 N 0.8 mi. Northeast of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
H.M. Prison Museum Museum 2.7 N 0.7 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
Caicos Heritage House Historical Site 2.9 N 1.0 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 2.9 N 1.0 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
Grand Turk Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.7 N 3.8 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
Brown House Historical Site 8.2 SW Balfour Town, Salt Cay
White House Historical Site 8.5 SW Balfour Town, Salt Cay

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, The Salt House is an alternative worth considering. A museum, restaurant, and gift shop that centers on the island's salt industry through tours and offerings of products made with salt.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning about nearby booking options is oftentimes a great way to get a feel for the surrounding area. This section of Grand Turk houses various other hotel and resort options, giving readers plenty to consider prior to making a decision. The table below shows all of the booking options that are available in the area.

Accommodations near White Sands Resort
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Osprey Beach Hotel 2.1 N Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
Salt Raker Inn 2.2 N Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
Turks Head Hotel -- -- 0.9 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
Bohio Dive Resort 3.6 N 1.7 mi. North of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
Island House 3.8 N 1.9 mi. North-Northeast of Cockburn Town, Grand Turk

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.