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.
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:
|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.
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:
|Cockburn Town, Grand Turk||1.9||N|
|Balfour Town, Salt Cay||8.5||SW|
|Big Sand Cay||17.5||SSW|
|Cockburn Harbor, South Caicos||25.1||W|
|Big Ambergris Cay||32.6||W|
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.
|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.
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.
|Osprey Beach Hotel||2.1||N||Cockburn Town, Grand Turk|
|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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