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 coast of the island, You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying very close. The area surrounding the beach is not stuffed with visitors, however, the beach itself has plenty of appeal.

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.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Taylor Bay Beach. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the South West coast of Providenciales; it will be near other attractions like Chalk Sound National Park, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you're intrigued by Turks and Caicos' history, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the nearest historical attractions is Cheshire Hall, which is three and a half miles away.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

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

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Because this beach is located in a pretty touristed area, it shouldn't be that tough to find a hotel nearby that suits you tastes. For those hoping to get a place that's near the beach, the table below lists the closest accommodations to Taylor Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Taylor Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Airport Inn 2.6 NE Hotel
La Vista Azul 4.8 ENE Resort
Queen Angel Resort 4.9 ENE Resort

Food

If you're feeling hungry for a midday meal, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so there's no need to go too far away. One of the closest places to eat is Las Brisas. The restaurant has both Caribbean and Mediterranean dishes on the menu. They also specialize in tapas.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Taylor Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Las Brisas (649) 946-5306 Caribbean, Mediterranean 0.7 mi. SE Providenciales
Bugaloo's -- Caribbean 1.9 mi. E Providenciales
Gilley's Cafe (649) 946-4472 American, Caribbean 2.5 mi. NE Providenciales
Carambola Grill And Lounge (649) 946-8122 Caribbean 2.6 mi. NE Providenciales
Bangkok Express (649) 946-4491 Asian 2.9 mi. ENE None
Bernie's Roadside Cafe (649) 941-8194 American 2.9 mi. ENE None
Cedar Lodge (649) 941-5755 -- 2.9 mi. ENE None
Dolphin's Sports Bar & Grill (649) 231-6364 American 2.9 mi. ENE None
Garam Masala (649) 332-2000 Asian, Indian 2.9 mi. ENE None
Hong Kong Resturant (649) 941-7380 Chinese 2.9 mi. ENE None
Lupo Restaurant (649) 431-5876 Italian 2.9 mi. ENE None
Mango Reef Restaurant (649) 946-8200 Caribbean 2.9 mi. ENE None

Other Beaches

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

Vacationers may also want to visit Sapodilla Bay Beach, which is located only a short distance away. 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.

Perhaps Taylor Bay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Turks and Caicos you might like.

 

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