The Bight Beach

A popular beach for those outside Grace Bay, the Bight Beach is known for it eclectic mix of secluded and developed area. Some parts of Bight Beach has the sand full of rocks, while others have the sand full of beach chairs. This gives you the chance to find a spot that is perfect for you.

Located on the island of Providenciales, The Bight Beach is on the East edge of the island, You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Those vacationers who can't get enough outdoor activities, people-watching, and waterside vendors will likely enjoy the atmosphere at The Bight Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Many of the visitors coming to this beach will simply walk from their hotel or villa. However, if you will be driving, you can find parking right at the beach. If you take Leeward Highway west out of Grace Bay, turn onto Pratt's Road. This will take you to Lower Bight Road. Turn left and you will see parking for the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

There is a bit to see at the Bight Beach. The beach is more natural than Grace Bay, and beach fauna will be easy to spot for anyone exploring the area. Additionally, those who take to the water will be treated to a show of fish, coral, and even the occasional sea turtle.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. Luckily, umbrellas and chairs will be offered here for guests looking for some respite from the sun. The water here is of good snorkeling quality, so grab some gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Remember to take into account that the area surrounding The Bight Beach is a bustling area, so you may find many people vying for the use of the same amenities.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the East coast of Providenciales; this area boasts other attractions such as The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want more information on the history of Turks and Caicos, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Caicos Heritage House, which is a mile and a half to the east.

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 The Bight Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight Art Gallery 0.6 mi. E Providenciales
Caicos Heritage House Historical Site 1.6 mi. E Providenciales
Paradise Arts Art Gallery 2.3 mi. E Providenciales
Bamboo Gallery Art Gallery 2.4 mi. ENE Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery Art Gallery 2.5 mi. W Providenciales
Cheshire Hall Historical Site 2.6 mi. W Providenciales
Casablanca Casino Gambling Site 2.9 mi. ENE Providenciales
Provo Golf & Country Club Golf Course 3.4 mi. ENE Providenciales
Chalk Sound National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.1 mi. WSW Providenciales
Northwest Point National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.4 mi. NW Providenciales

Cities and Towns

The town of Grace Bay is close-by and is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. You can generally expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Since the beach is in a relatively popular vacation area, it shouldn't be all that tough to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. For those hoping to find a place that's on or near the beach, the table that follows shows the accommodation options closest to The Bight Beach.

Accommodations near The Bight Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
West Bay Club 0.2 mi. ESE Hotel
Turks And Caicos Club 0.3 mi. E Hotel
Coral Gardens 0.5 mi. E Resort
Tyler Cottages 0.7 mi. ENE Cottages
Queen Angel Resort 0.9 mi. W Resort
Turtle Cove Inn 0.9 mi. W Hotel
La Vista Azul -- -- Resort
Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa 1.0 mi. ENE Resort
Alexandra Resort 1.4 mi. ENE Resort
The Palms Turks and Caicos 1.5 mi. ENE Resort


One of the best ways to round off a laid-back trek to the beach is to enjoy a meal at a local restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, without going too far from the coast. One of the closest places to eat is Stix. The restaurant offers both Caribbean and contemporary dishes on the menu. Many guests rave about their seafood and tapas. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's not far off the beach at all.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near The Bight Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Stix (649) 946-8550 Caribbean, Contemporary Informal 0.2 mi. E
Noodle Bar and Kitchen (649) 946-8550 Asian, Caribbean Informal 0.2 mi. ESE
Matsuri Sushi Bar (649) 941-3274 Japanese Very Casual 0.4 mi. S
Corner Cafe (649) 941-8724 Eclectic Very Casual 0.4 mi. S
Somewhere Cafe (604) 519-8630 Tex-Mex Informal 0.5 mi. E
Juliens Wine & Deli (649) 244-1134 International Informal -- --
Beach House Restaurant (649) 946-5800 Caribbean, French Informal 0.9 mi. WNW
Baci Ristorante (649) 941-3044 Italian Informal 0.9 mi. W
Sharkbite Bar & Grill (649) 941-5090 Eclectic Very Casual 0.9 mi. W
Arizona's (649) 946-8000 Tex-Mex Informal 1.0 mi. ENE
Barefoot by the Sea (649) 946-8000 Caribbean Informal 1.0 mi. ENE
Bayside Restaurant -- International Informal 1.0 mi. ENE

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Providenciales, so if The Bight Beach doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

If the vibrant atmosphere of The Bight Beach is what you're looking for, think about checking out Turtle Tail Beach, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located a mile and a half to the southeast.

Vacationers may also want to visit Turtle Cove Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

Turks and Caicos has plenty to offer its visitors, and The Bight Beach is just one of the many options.


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