Turtle Cove Beach

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Not far from Turtle's Cove Marina in Sellars Pond is the beautiful Turtle Cove Beach. Despite the locale, the beach remains relatively uncrowded, allowing visitors to enjoy the sun and sand with little distraction.

Positioned near the heart of the island of Providenciales, near Grace Bay, Turtle Cove Beach is on the East coast of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Eventually, visitors notice that beaches throughout Turks and Caicos tend to be fairly quiet and secluded, but Turtle Cove Beach is the exception.

How to Access The Beach

Turtle Cove Beach is located at the end of Coconut Road where visitors can find parking just before the designated beach area.

Amenities and Ambiance

Turtle Cove Beach takes the form of an inverted crescent, wrapping around the land area that in turn wraps around Sellars Pond. The beach's sands are fine in nature and white in color, while the water that washes ashore is a deep dark blue.

You could always try the restaurant right on the water, if it suits your taste. Turks and Caicos has plenty of fantastic eateries around town, but not all your meals have to be in a sit-down restaurant. Many vacationers would sooner enjoy lunch on the sand, than lunch at a full-service restaurant. Did you know that many hotels are able to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Or, it would be easy to grab some hot food from a street vendor or casual cafe along the way.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Turtle Cove Beach. You'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you want to see the underwater world.

Bear in mind that Turtle Cove Beach is in an area which is is a much-visited area, so the availability of certain services is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby


Turtle Cove Beach is on the East coast of Providenciales; this area boasts other attractions such as The Turkcaician Gallery, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about 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 reachable on foot or by taking a taxi from the beach.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Turtle Cove Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Turkcaician Gallery Art Gallery 1.5 mi. W Providenciales
Bamboo Gallery Art Gallery 1.5 mi. W Providenciales
Cheshire Hall Historical Site 1.6 mi. WSW Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight Art Gallery 1.7 mi. E Providenciales
Casablanca Casino Gambling Site 3.9 mi. E Providenciales
Chalk Sound National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 mi. SW Providenciales
Provo Golf & Country Club Golf Course 4.4 mi. E Providenciales
Northwest Point National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.3 mi. NW Providenciales

Cities and Towns

Five Cays is nearby and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how packed the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Since this beach is in a pretty popular tourist area, it is not usually all that tough to find a hotel close-by that's to your taste. If you and your party are hoping to find a place that's on or near the ocean, the table below lists the closest options to Turtle Cove Beach.

Accommodations near Turtle Cove Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Turtle Cove Inn 0.3 mi. SE Hotel
Miramar Resort 0.3 mi. SE Hotel
Queen Angel Resort 0.4 mi. SE Resort
La Vista Azul -- -- Resort
Turks And Caicos Club 1.5 mi. E Hotel
West Bay Club -- -- Hotel
Coral Gardens 1.6 mi. E Resort
Tyler Cottages 1.7 mi. E Cottages
Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa 2.0 mi. E Resort
Alexandra Resort 2.4 mi. E Resort


If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Tiki Hut. The restaurant serves Caribbean cuisine. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown below.

Restaurants near Turtle Cove Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Tiki Hut (649) 941-5341 Caribbean Informal 0.2 mi. S
Sharkbite Bar & Grill (649) 941-5090 Eclectic Very Casual 0.2 mi. SE
Magnolia Wine Bar & Restaurant (649) 941-5108 International Fine Dining 0.3 mi. S
Beach House Restaurant (649) 946-5800 Caribbean, French Informal 0.3 mi. E
Top'O The Cove Deli (649) 946-4694 Eclectic Very Casual -- --
Mis Amigos (649) 946-4229 Mexican Informal -- --
Chinson Grill Shack (649) 941-3533 Chinese, Jamaican Informal 1.0 mi. W
Corner Cafe (649) 941-8724 Eclectic Very Casual 1.3 mi. ESE
Matsuri Sushi Bar (649) 941-3274 Japanese Very Casual 1.3 mi. ESE
Atlantic Bar and Grill (649) 946-8550 Caribbean, Fusion Informal -- --
Macky's Cafe (649) 941-3640 Caribbean Very Casual 1.5 mi. W
Somewhere Cafe (604) 519-8630 Tex-Mex Informal 1.6 mi. E

Other Beaches

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them on Providenciales will have lots of options besides Turtle Cove Beach.

You may also enjoy Babalua Beach, located a quarter mile to the west-southwest.

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


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