Sandy Point Beach

Located on North Caicos, Sandy Point Beach was once nearly deserted, only known by boaters and locals who reveled in its isolation. Recently, however, several resort developments have brought the beauty that is Sandy Point to many a vacationer's attention.

Positioned in Sandy Point, near Parrot Cay, this beach is on the North East coast of Parrot Cay. You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Sandy Point Beach is somewhat unique because it's a generally active beach, but it's never really too crowded. If you prefer to avoid Turks and Caicos' quiet, secluded beaches, but don't want to be inundated with noisy crowds, Sandy Point Beach is worth a visit.

How to Access The Beach

Sandy Point Beach begins where Whitby Highway dead ends. Simply follow the road to the west and find parking as soon as you hit sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

Sandy Point is crescent shaped with ivory sand and crystalline blue waters. The sand can be a bit rocky, but is great for strolling and birdwatching.

There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. Also, visitors can take advantage of lounge chairs at this beach. You will find the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Sandy Point Beach on the North East coast of Parrot Cay; it will be near other attractions like Wades Green Plantation, which is three miles to the east-southeast.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in Turks and Caicos. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Sandy Point Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Wades Green Plantation Historical Site 2.8 mi. ESE North Caicos
Readymoney Gardens Botanical Garden 12.3 mi. SE None

Cities and Towns

The closest region of Parrot Cay to Sandy Point Beach is Maria Mai. Keep in mind that Maria Mai is certainly not a bustling region, but it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for those who want to see more of the area.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may meet visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

Although vacationers generally won't find very many hotels in the area, those options closest to the beach can be seen in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Sandy Point Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Parrot Cay Resort & Shambhala Retreat 0.5 mi. WSW Parrot Cay Resort
Pelican Beach Hotel 5.6 mi. E North Caicos Guest house


While this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you are willing to drive a bit. The closest places to grab a bite to eat is COMO Shambhala Cuisine, which is a half mile away.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Sandy Point Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
COMO Shambhala Cuisine (649) 946-7788 Eclectic 0.5 mi. WSW Parrot Cay
Lotus (649) 946-7788 Asian, French, Fusion 0.5 mi. WSW Parrot Cay
Parrot Cay’s Terrace Restaurant (649) 946-7788 Italian, Mediterranean 0.5 mi. WSW Parrot Cay
The Silver Palm (649) 946-7113 International 4.5 mi. ENE North Caicos

Other Beaches

Needless to say, Sandy Point Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Parrot Cay.

You might also want to visit Whitby Beach, which is located five miles away.

There's plenty to see and do in Turks and Caicos, and paying a visit to Sandy Point Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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