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.
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.
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.
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.
|Wades Green Plantation||Historical Site||2.8 mi.||ESE||North Caicos|
|Readymoney Gardens||Botanical Garden||12.3 mi.||SE||None|
The closest region of Parrot Cay to Sandy Point Beach is. 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.
|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.
|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|
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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