Sapodilla Bay Beach

A quarter mile of pristine beach offers great lounging and swimming opportunities at Sapodilla Bay Beach. The shallow protected waters are good for yachts to dock here also.

Located on the island of Providenciales, Sapodilla Bay Beach is on the South West edge of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying particularly close by. Visitors should keep in mind that, while Sapodilla Bay Beach is by no means quiet and secluded, it's not the most crowded beach in Turks and Caicos either. This makes it a good option for vacationers who want to make the most of their trip to the beach but wish to stay away from the most populated spots.

How to Access The Beach
Sapodilla Bay Beach can be reached by taking Chalk Sound Drive to one of two main roads: Sopadilla Hill or Harbour Gates Close. Parking can be found on each road just before the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Sapodilla Bay Beach, on the west coast of Providenciales (Provo), is known to the locals as the children's beach because of its heavily protected waters. The shore is filled with soft white sands leading into the crystal clear, calm, and shallow waters that are perfect for the whole family.

Many visitors find themselves ordering a drink or snack from the concessions here, even if they move off-site for lunch. Sometimes, visitors will be able to purchase food from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up at this spot.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration. Tourists and local gravitate to this beach for prime swimming, although it stays relatively uncrowded.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Travelers will find Sapodilla Bay Beach on the South West coast of Providenciales. It is near some interesting sites like Chalk Sound National Park, which is one of a few area's attractions.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Turks and Caicos, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. The nearest historical attraction is Cheshire Hall, which is three and a half miles to the northeast.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Sapodilla Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Chalk Sound National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.7 N Providenciales
Cheshire Hall Historical Site 3.4 NE Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery Art Gallery 3.5 NE Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight Art Gallery 6.0 ENE Providenciales
Caicos Heritage House Historical Site 7.1 ENE Providenciales

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Sapodilla Bay Beach will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may meet guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Because the beach is situated in a pretty popular tourist destination, it shouldn't be very difficult to find a hotel nearby that suits your needs. If you and your party are looking to get a place that's on or near the beach, the following table lists the accommodation options closest to Sapodilla Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Sapodilla Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Airport Inn 2.7 NNE Hotel
La Vista Azul 4.5 NE Resort
Queen Angel Resort 4.7 NE Resort

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest restaurants is Las Brisas. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and Mediterranean menu items. Many guests rave about their tapas.

The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Sapodilla Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Las Brisas (649) 946-5306 Caribbean, Mediterranean 0.1 mi. N Providenciales
Bugaloo's -- Caribbean 1.6 mi. NE Providenciales
Gilley's Cafe (649) 946-4472 American, Caribbean 2.6 mi. NNE Providenciales
Carambola Grill And Lounge (649) 946-8122 Caribbean 2.7 mi. NNE Providenciales
Bangkok Express (649) 946-4491 Asian 2.7 mi. NE None
Bernie's Roadside Cafe (649) 941-8194 American 2.7 mi. NE None
Cedar Lodge (649) 941-5755 -- 2.7 mi. NE None
Dolphin's Sports Bar & Grill (649) 231-6364 American 2.7 mi. NE None
Garam Masala (649) 332-2000 Asian, Indian 2.7 mi. NE None
Hong Kong Resturant (649) 941-7380 Chinese 2.7 mi. NE None
Lupo Restaurant (649) 431-5876 Italian 2.7 mi. NE None
Mango Reef Restaurant (649) 946-8200 Caribbean 2.7 mi. NE None

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Providenciales, so Sapodilla Bay Beach is not your only option.

Vacationers may also want to visit Taylor Bay Beach, located three quarters of a mile to the northwest.

Perhaps Sapodilla Bay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, Turks and Caicos offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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