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.

Set on the island of Providenciales, Taylor Bay Beach is on the South West edge of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Those of you who might prefer a beach that's a little less crowded, but still fun and active, may really like a visit to Taylor Bay Beach. It's a little bit removed from Turks and Caicos' urban areas, but it also doesn't completely lack a social atmosphere.

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. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the South West coast of Providenciales; the area is home to other attractions such as Chalk Sound National Park, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

Museums and beaches may seem an odd combination to some, but many travelers find that museums like Turks & Caicos National Museum (situated seven and a half miles to the east-northeast) offer a fun learning experience and help share a different side of Turks and Caicos.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

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
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 7.5 ENE Providenciales
Caicos Heritage House Historical Site 7.5 ENE Providenciales
Paradise Arts Art Gallery 8.0 ENE Providenciales

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may meet guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Because this beach is located in a relatively popular tourist area, it usually isn't that tough to find exactly the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. For vacationers wanting to get a place that's on or near the ocean, the table below shows the closest accommodation options to Taylor Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Taylor Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Harbour Club 4.6 E Villa complex
La Vista Azul 4.8 ENE Resort
Queen Angel Resort 4.9 ENE Resort

Food

A trip to the beach isn't complete until you dine at an area restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Turks and Caicos' specialty dishes, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest places to eat is Las Brisas. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and Mediterranean dishes on the menu. Visitors often rave about their tapas.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed 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
Hole In The Wall Restaurant (649) 941-4136 Caribbean Very Casual 2.8 mi. NE
Pizza Pizza (649) 941-8010 Italian -- 2.9 mi. ENE
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 4.0 mi. NE
Top'O The Cove Deli (649) 946-4694 Eclectic Very Casual 4.5 mi. ENE
Da Conch Shack (649) 946-8877 Caribbean Very Casual 4.6 mi. N
Magnolia Wine Bar & Restaurant (649) 941-5108 International Fine Dining 4.8 mi. ENE
Sharkbite Bar & Grill (649) 941-5090 Eclectic Very Casual 5.0 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Providenciales, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Sapodilla Bay Beach, which is 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.

Turks and Caicos has plenty to offer its visitors, and dropping by Taylor Bay Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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