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.

Set on the island of Providenciales, Sapodilla Bay Beach is on the South West coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Travelers looking for a spot that's a little out of the way, but still active, should give Sapodilla Bay Beach a try. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it's not dead and empty either.

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.

The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner. Sometimes, visitors will be able to order some food from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up shop here.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. The water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface. Tourists and local gravitate to this beach for prime swimming, although it stays relatively uncrowded.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the South West coast of Providenciales. It is near Chalk Sound National Park, which is one of a few attractions close-by.

If you want more information on the history of Turks and Caicos, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. The nearest historical attraction is Cheshire Hall, which is three and a half miles away.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

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

Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Since this beach is located in a relatively touristed area, it is not usually very difficult to find a hotel nearby that suits you tastes. For vacationers wanting to get a place that's on or near the ocean, the table that follows lists the accommodation options closest to Sapodilla Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Sapodilla Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
La Vista Azul 4.5 NE Resort
Queen Angel Resort 4.7 NE Resort
Turtle Cove Inn 4.7 NE Hotel

Food

When you start craving an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so you won't have to wander too far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is Las Brisas. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and Mediterranean dishes on the menu. They're also renowned for their tapas.

The following table lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Sapodilla Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Las Brisas (649) 946-5306 Caribbean, Mediterranean Informal 0.1 mi. N
Bugaloo's -- Caribbean Very Casual 1.6 mi. NE
Gilley's Cafe (649) 946-4472 American, Caribbean Informal 2.6 mi. NNE
Carambola Grill And Lounge (649) 946-8122 Caribbean Informal 2.7 mi. NNE
Sweet T's -- Caribbean Very Casual 2.9 mi. NE
Macky's Cafe (649) 941-3640 Caribbean Very Casual 3.5 mi. NE
Chinson Grill Shack (649) 941-3533 Caribbean, Chinese Informal 3.9 mi. NE
Mis Amigos (649) 946-4229 Mexican Informal -- --
Top'O The Cove Deli (649) 946-4694 Eclectic Very Casual -- --
Three Queens Bar and Restaurant (649) 941-5984 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Sailing Paradise -- Caribbean Very Casual 4.3 mi. N
Magnolia Wine Bar & Restaurant (649) 941-5108 International Fine Dining 4.6 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Sapodilla Bay Beach.

Another option worth considering is Taylor Bay Beach, located three quarters of a mile away.

Maybe Sapodilla Bay Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Turks and Caicos you might like.

 

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