What's Near Castaway Salt Cay

Sometimes finding accommodations within walking distance of a good beach can add a special element to your holiday. Visitors love that Castaway Salt Cay is right on the water and sand, so you won't need to travel far to enjoy the pleasant coast.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Castaway Salt Cay was built directly on Balfour Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime here. Recently, Salt Cay has become more and more popular amongst tourists on the hunt for secluded beaches from which to play and catch a glimpse of the glorious humpback whale. As a result, some of the island's beaches have become more populous than they would have been in the past, but Balfour Beach remains an exception. For vacationers who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Castaway
Beach Distance Direction Location
North Beach 1.2 NE Salt Cay
South Point 1.6 S Salt Cay
Cotton Cay 4.2 ENE Cotton Cay

The most obvious one to visit is North Beach. While Salt Cay is lined with world-class beaches, one in particular stands out: North Beach. In fact, for its beauty and seclusion, many say it is the best beach in the entirety of Turks and Caicos.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who'd like some more information about the surrounding area's offerings might want to know how many miles the closest town or city is from their location. Castaway Salt Cay is found on the island of Salt Cay, it's to the north-northeast of Balfour Town.

The areas that are closest to Castaway Salt Cay are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Balfour Town, Salt Cay 0.6 SSW
Cotton Cay 4.4 NE
East Cay 8.2 E
Cockburn Town, Grand Turk 9.6 NNE
Big Sand Cay 9.8 S
Grand Turk 10.6 NNE
South Caicos 22.7 NW
Cockburn Harbor, South Caicos 23.3 WNW
Big Ambergris Cay 27.2 W
Bush Cay 28.5 WSW

Nearby Attractions

The islands are certain to provide a good deal of fun activities for everyone. You may especially appreciate those attractions located very close by the cottages, such as White House and Brown House. Each of these attractions is exceptional for guests lodging at Castaway Salt Cay, but the easiest to reach is White House.

To see more info about this or other nearby attractions, check out the table below:

Attractions Near Castaway
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
White House Historical Site 0.5 SSW Balfour Town
Brown House Historical Site 0.2 SW Balfour Town

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, White House could be just what the doctor ordered. The house of wealthy salt merchants, this old building is still owned by the decedents of the merchants who built the house back in the early 1800's.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing a location to stay in, it's sometimes smart to learn more about nearby lodging options as a means to better understand the surrounding area. Although there is only one additional place to stay right around Castaway Salt Cay, its quiet surroundings ensure that it's a perfect choice for guests hoping to enjoy a peaceful retreat.


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