Taylor Bay Beach

Taylor Bay Beach is located on the southwest side of Providenciales. As is common with beaches in the Turks and Caicos chain of islands, the beach is often deserted, giving visitors who visit the beach the quiet and seclusion they crave.

Located on the island of Providenciales, Taylor Bay Beach is on the South West edge of the island, You might want even if you are not staying very close. It's often said that Taylor Bay Beach is the ideal location for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches in Turks and Caicos may have the same warm sand and calming breezes as Taylor Bay Beach, but are usually more crowded since they're located by some of the most popular tourist areas in town.

How to Access The Beach
Visitors may gain access to Taylor Bay Beach via the Sunset Bay tennis courts.

Amenities and Ambiance

Taylor Bay Beach is formed into the shape of a crescent, and features sugar white sand. Palm trees freckle the coast, and the beach is edged by verdant shrubbery and trees. The waters are a crystalline blue that are so shallow that toddlers can walk out for about a mile before the water would cover their short statures.

You won't have to worry about finding a bathroom at Taylor Bay Beach because there are public restrooms. You will find the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so purchase or rent some equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find Taylor Bay Beach on the South West coast of Providenciales. It is close to Chalk Sound National Park, which is among the area's attractions.

If you want more information on the history of Turks and Caicos, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Cheshire Hall, which is a short cab ride away.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Taylor Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Chalk Sound National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.6 E 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 6.3 ENE Providenciales
Caicos Heritage House Historical Site 7.4 ENE Providenciales


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can appeal to guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Since this beach is located in a relatively popular tourist area, it shouldn't be very difficult to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. For guests wanting to get a place that's on or near the water, the table below shows the closest accommodation options to Taylor Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Taylor Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
La Vista Azul 4.8 ENE Resort
Queen Angel Resort 4.9 ENE Resort
Turtle Cove Inn 4.9 ENE Hotel


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Taylor Bay Beach; you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest restaurants is Las Brisas. The restaurant serves both Caribbean and Mediterranean menu items. They have become well-known, however, because of their tapas.

Nearby dining options are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Taylor Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Las Brisas (649) 946-5306 Caribbean, Mediterranean Informal 0.7 mi. SE
Bugaloo's -- Caribbean Very Casual 1.9 mi. E
Gilley's Cafe (649) 946-4472 American, Caribbean Informal 2.5 mi. NE
Carambola Grill And Lounge (649) 946-8122 Caribbean Informal 2.6 mi. NE
Sweet T's -- Caribbean Very Casual 2.9 mi. NE
Macky's Cafe (649) 941-3640 Caribbean Very Casual 3.5 mi. NE
Three Queens Bar and Restaurant (649) 941-5984 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Chinson Grill Shack (649) 941-3533 Caribbean, Chinese Informal 4.0 mi. NE
Sailing Paradise -- Caribbean Very Casual 4.0 mi. NNE
Mis Amigos (649) 946-4229 Mexican Informal -- --
Top'O The Cove Deli (649) 946-4694 Eclectic Very Casual -- --
Da Conch Shack (649) 946-8877 Caribbean Very Casual 4.6 mi. N

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Providenciales, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You might also want to visit Sapodilla Bay Beach, located within a short distance. Sapodilla Bay Beach on Providenciales' southwestern coast, extends a half a mile with soft white sands and clear shallow waters in the most protected area around the island, perfect for swimming with the kids though travelers with yachts also enjoy it.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Turks and Caicos, and Taylor Bay Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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