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 just outside the heart of the island of Providenciales, Sapodilla Bay Beach is on the South West edge of the island, You should consider 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 just slightly removed from the center of it all, but it also doesn't completely lack a social atmosphere.

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.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. If available, you could also order some food from one of the local vendors who set up shop at the beach.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so grab 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

Visitors will find this beach on the South West coast of Providenciales. It is near some interesting sites like Chalk Sound National Park, which is among the attractions in the region.

If you want to learn more about the history of Turks and Caicos, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Cheshire Hall, which is three and a half miles away.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, 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
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 7.2 ENE Providenciales
Caicos Heritage House Historical Site 7.2 ENE Providenciales
Paradise Arts Art Gallery 7.7 ENE 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 is not home to many major hotels, but it's often visited by guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Since the beach is situated in a fairly popular vacation destination, it shouldn't be all that tough to find just the right type of hotel nearby. If you and your group are wanting to book a place that's near the ocean, the table below shows the closest accommodations to Sapodilla Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Sapodilla Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Harbour Club 4.2 ENE Villa complex
La Vista Azul 4.5 NE Resort
Queen Angel Resort 4.7 NE Resort

Food

If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. Las Brisas is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant serves both Caribbean and Mediterranean dishes on the menu. They're also renowned for their tapas.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown below.

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
Pizza Pizza (649) 941-8010 Italian -- 2.7 mi. NE
Hole In The Wall Restaurant (649) 941-4136 Caribbean Very Casual 2.8 mi. NE
Sweet T's -- Caribbean Very Casual 2.9 mi. NE
Mackey's Cafe (649) 246-1881 Caribbean Very Casual 3.6 mi. NE
Chinson Grill Shack (649) 941-3533 Caribbean, Chinese Informal 3.9 mi. NE
Top'O The Cove Deli (649) 946-4694 Eclectic Very Casual 4.3 mi. NE
Magnolia Wine Bar & Restaurant (649) 941-5108 International Fine Dining 4.6 mi. NE
Sharkbite Bar & Grill (649) 941-5090 Eclectic Very Casual 4.8 mi. NE
Baci Ristorante (649) 941-3044 Italian Informal 4.8 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Sapodilla Bay Beach.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Taylor Bay Beach, located within a short distance.

Sapodilla Bay Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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