West Harbour Bluff

Known more for exotic sightseeing and spots to explore than swimming, West Harbour Bluff is a beach for someone hoping to experience the natural side of Provinciales. Visitors will find caves, large shells, plenty of wildlife, and even carvings from sailors who shipwrecked here in 1842. So come with an adventurous spirit and explore the secluded beach.

Located on the western side of the island of Providenciales, 6.2 miles south west of Blue Hills, You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. This beach is not just a tropical beauty, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like Turks and Caicos. While West Harbour Bluff might be a little farther away, it permits unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

How to Access The Beach
Probably the main reason this beach is so secluded, you will have to go out of your way to spend a day at West Harbour Bluff. Located on the extreme Southwest of the island, you will need a rental car or taxi to reach it. If you do decide to make the journey, your best bet is to head west out from Grace Bay, along the Leeway Highway. When you come to the roundabout that leads to the airport, make sure to turn right onto Millenium Highway, towards the Northwest. You will travel along this road for about 3 and a half miles, and then turn left onto the paved road that takes you right to the beach. It is easy to get lost, so make sure to have a map or GPS and a full tank of gas before heading out.

Amenities and Ambiance

West Harbour Bluff is not your tropical lush sandy beach. You can expect to see a rocky beach ladden with seashells. There are some sandy potions of the beach, but they are in the minority. Luckily, you will rarely have to compete for them at this rarely visited beach.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

If you happen to desire coasts that offer those who visit a calm haven, then a good choice for you is West Harbour Bluff; it is tucked away in a more natural section of Providenciales.

What's Nearby

Attractions

West Harbour Bluff is 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.

If you want more information on the history of Turks and Caicos, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. The nearest historical attraction is Cheshire Hall, which is just a taxi ride away from the coast.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near West Harbour Bluff
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Chalk Sound National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.7 E Providenciales
Cheshire Hall Historical Site 6.9 E Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery Art Gallery 7.0 E Providenciales
Northwest Point National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.3 N Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight Art Gallery 10.1 E Providenciales

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at West Harbour Bluff will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may see guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a pretty good selection of resort and hotel options to pick from in the area surrounding the beach. The most accessible of which are listed below.

Accommodations near West Harbour Bluff
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Amanyara 5.2 N Resort
Airport Inn 6.0 E Hotel
Northwest Point Resort 6.9 NNE Resort

Food

Although there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you are willing to venture a little farther away. Las Brisas is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near West Harbour Bluff
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Las Brisas (649) 946-5306 Caribbean, Mediterranean 4.8 mi. E Providenciales

Other Beaches

Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Providenciales besides West Harbour Bluff.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy The Bight Beach, located within taxi range of the coast. Others might prefer Simeon Rigby Hole Beach, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's located four miles to the north.

You might also want to visit Taylor Bay Beach, located four miles away.

Turks and Caicos offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and paying a visit to West Harbour Bluff is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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