Davy Bight Beach

Not far from Northwest Point Resort on the island of Providenciales is Davy Bight Beach. Because the resort overlooks the beach, it is often guests that are found spending their time lounging along the shores, however, the property is open to the public and all are welcome.

Located on the northwestern side of the island of Providenciales, 4.1 miles northwest of Blue Hills, You should consider stopping by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. Davy Bight Beach is a distinguishable relaxation spot because it's perfect for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Most other beaches in Turks and Caicos may be just as refreshing as Davy Bight Beach, but are usually busier since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

How to Access The Beach
A long dirt road snakes its way right to the sandy beach, and visitors can park just steps from the shore.

Amenities and Ambiance

Bright turquoises waters line the shores of Davy Bight Beach, which are powdered with white sand. Though resort guests often speckle the landscape, for the most part the beach remains relatively uncrowded.

Also, you have the option of trying the restaurant located right on Davy Bight Beach. There are a lot of dining experiences in Turks and Caicos that visitors can partake in, but eating at the beach can be especially memorable. With this in mind, you might ask your hotel if they offer to pack picnic lunches for their guests. Or, on your way to the beach you could grab some carry-out from a casual dining spot.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option.

Davy Bight Beach does have public restrooms for your convenience. You'll also find umbrellas and chairs, so guests hoping for a break from the hot sun will not go leave unhappy. You will find the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

Visitors who are planning to enjoy the amenities made available at this location, need not worry; Davy Bight Beach happens to be found in an area that is generally considered off the beaten path. Thankfully, because of this the availability of some facilities likely won't be decreased.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the North West coast of Providenciales. It's located near Northwest Point National Park, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one of a number of favorite local destinations.

If you want to learn more about the history of Turks and Caicos, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Cheshire Hall, which is just a taxi ride away from the coast.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Davy Bight Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Northwest Point National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.1 NW Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery Art Gallery 6.4 SE Providenciales
Cheshire Hall Historical Site 6.4 SE Providenciales
Chalk Sound National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.2 SSE Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight Art Gallery 8.8 SE Providenciales

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it can appeal to visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Since this beach is situated in a relatively popular vacation area, it typically isn't very tough to find the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you are hoping to find a place that's on or near the beach, the table below lists the closest accommodations to Davy Bight Beach.

Accommodations near Davy Bight Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Northwest Point Resort 0.1 NW Resort
Amanyara 1.8 SW Resort
Turtle Cove Inn 7.5 SE Hotel

Food

Though the area surrounding Davy Bight Beach isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are prepared to venture a little out of the way. Da Conch Shack is one of the closest eateries, which is a quick car or cab ride away.

A few nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Davy Bight Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Da Conch Shack (649) 946-8877 Caribbean Very Casual 3.4 mi. SE
Sailing Paradise -- Caribbean Very Casual 4.4 mi. SE
Three Queens Bar and Restaurant (649) 941-5984 Caribbean Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Providenciales has several beautiful beaches, so if Davy Bight Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy The Bight Beach, found within taxi range of the coast. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Northwest Point National Park Beach offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. It's found one and an eighth miles to the northwest.

Vacationers may also want to visit Blue Hills Beach, which is located four and a half miles away.

Of course, Turks and Caicos has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but a trip to Davy Bight Beach could end up a family favorite.

 

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