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 near the middle of the island of Providenciales, Taylor Bay Beach is on the South West coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you are not staying particularly close by. The area surrounding the beach isn't overflowing with tourists, however, that doesn't mean you won't find a fair amount of excitements at this beach.

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 will be able to use a public restroom at Taylor Bay Beach. The water in the area is of good snorkeling quality, so bring along some equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the South West coast of Providenciales; the area hosts attractions such as Chalk Sound National Park, which is one of the closest attractions.

Historical attractions such as Cheshire Hall offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Taylor Bay Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Turks and Caicos' past, without venturing too far from the coast. In fact, this coast is only a short taxi ride away from this site of historical interest.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of 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
Bamboo Gallery Art Gallery 3.5 NE Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery Art Gallery 3.5 NE Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight Art Gallery 6.3 ENE Providenciales

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Five Cays is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Taylor Bay Beach will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Taylor Bay Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may encounter visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Since the beach is located in a relatively popular tourist area, it is not typically a great challenge to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. If you are hoping to get a place that's near the ocean, the table below lists the closest options to Taylor Bay Beach.

Accommodations near Taylor Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Airport Inn 2.6 mi. NE Hotel
La Vista Azul -- -- Resort
Queen Angel Resort 4.9 mi. ENE Resort
Miramar Resort 4.9 mi. ENE Hotel
Turtle Cove Inn 4.9 mi. ENE Hotel
Turks And Caicos Club 6.0 mi. ENE Hotel
West Bay Club -- -- Hotel
Coral Gardens 6.2 mi. ENE Resort
Amanyara 6.2 mi. NNW Resort
Tyler Cottages 6.4 mi. ENE Cottages

Food

When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. Las Brisas is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and Mediterranean menu items. They are also famous for their tapas.

Nearby restaurants are included 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
Bangkok Express (649) 946-4491 Asian Very Casual 2.9 mi. ENE
Bernie's Roadside Cafe (649) 941-8194 American Very Casual 2.9 mi. ENE
Cedar Lodge (649) 941-5755 -- -- 2.9 mi. ENE
Dolphin's Sports Bar & Grill (649) 231-6364 American Very Casual 2.9 mi. ENE
Garam Masala (649) 332-2000 Asian, Indian Informal 2.9 mi. ENE
Hong Kong Resturant (649) 941-7380 Chinese Very Casual 2.9 mi. ENE
Lupo Restaurant (649) 431-5876 Italian Informal 2.9 mi. ENE
Mango Reef Restaurant (649) 946-8200 Caribbean -- 2.9 mi. ENE

Other Beaches

Of course, Taylor Bay Beach is just one of many beaches you might like on Providenciales.

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.

Perhaps Taylor Bay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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