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.
Positioned on the island of Providenciales, 6.2 miles south west of Blue Hills, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting shouldn't miss the opportunity to visit West Harbour Bluff.
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.
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.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.
West Harbour Bluff grants an idyllic and tranquil environment, due to the fact that the surrounding area is more rural than urban.
This beach is positioned on the South West coast of Providenciales. It is close to, which is one of a few attractions in the region.
Historical attractions like Cheshire Hall offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at West Harbour Bluff, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Turks and Caicos' past, without venturing too far from the coast. Actually, this shore is seven miles from this site of historical interest.
Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Turks and Caicos. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.
|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|
is nearby and is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.
Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests from the few small lodgings in the area.
You'll find a decent number of hotel rooms a car ride away. Some of the closest choices are seen in the table below.
|Northwest Point Resort||6.9||NNE||Resort|
While this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you'll still have some choices, especially if you're willing to venture a little farther away. One of the closest places to eat is Las Brisas, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.
A few nearby dining options are shown below.
|Las Brisas||(649) 946-5306||Caribbean, Mediterranean||4.8 mi.||E||Providenciales|
There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Providenciales, so West Harbour Bluff is just one of your options.
Another location you might enjoy is The Bight Beach, situated within the range of a taxi. More active guests, though, may be interested in Simeon Rigby Hole Beach, which could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. It's found four miles to the north.
Travelers may also want to consider Taylor Bay Beach, located not a great distance away, so a short cab ride is an easy option.
You may find that West Harbour Bluff is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.
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