What's Located Around White Sands Beach Resort

Often, booking accommodations located near a nice beach can guarantee your family has a fun, fulfilling trip.

Fortunately, White Sands Beach Resort is right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go out of the way to have an amazing view of the water.

Nearby Beaches

Governor's Beach

Of course, since White Sands Beach Resort is located on Governor's Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is popular with guests staying at this property. 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 those who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Clicking on each link below allows you to read 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

Guests who are curious about what's in the surrounding area might like to know how far away the neighboring town or city is from their location. White Sands Beach Resort can be found on the southern part of the island of Grand Turk; it is two miles (three kilometers) to the south of Cockburn Town.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of White Sands Beach Resort.

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

Tourists who crave an exciting itinerary during their stay on Grand Turk will quickly learn that White Sands Beach Resort is in a fascinating area with a number of sights. You may especially appreciate those attractions that are very close by the hotel, including The Salt House and H.M. Prison Museum. Each site is excellent for guests lodging at White Sands Beach Resort, but the closest is The Salt House.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those listed in the table below.

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
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 looking for an enjoyable experience, The Salt House might be worth a visit. 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

Getting details about nearby accommodations is often a good way to get a feel for the surrounding area. This part of Grand Turk has various additional hotel and resort options to pick from, which will give you plenty to contemplate prior to making a decision. See the following table for complete details about the booking options you'll find close-by.

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

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