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 island of Providenciales, 6.2 miles south west of Blue Hills, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that isn't packed full of hotel guests; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like West Harbour Bluff let you escape people-watchers and rowdy beachgoers.

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, public restrooms aren't available.

If you prefer coasts that provide a relaxing environment, then think about trying out West Harbour Bluff; it is found within a more natural part of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the South West coast of Providenciales; it will be near other attractions like Chalk Sound National Park, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Turks and Caicos, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. One of the nearest historical attractions is Cheshire Hall, which is only a car ride away from the beach.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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

Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Beach-goers will find a pretty nice variety of hotel booking options to pick from in the area around West Harbour Bluff. The closest of which are listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near West Harbour Bluff
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Amanyara 5.2 N Resort
Northwest Point Resort 6.9 NNE Resort
La Vista Azul 8.5 E Resort

Food

While the area surrounding West Harbour Bluff isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're prepared to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is Las Brisas, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below 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

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides West Harbour Bluff on Providenciales.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like The Bight Beach, situated only a cab ride away from the coast. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might like Simeon Rigby Hole Beach. It's located four miles to the north.

You might also want to visit Taylor Bay Beach, located reasonably close-by, which means a quick ride in a taxi is a solid choice.

There's plenty to see and do in Turks and Caicos, and dropping by West Harbour Bluff is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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