Cedar Grove Beach

Cedar Grove Beach, on Grand Turk Island, is a calm stretch of sea along the island's east coast. Early morning rarely see a visitor, though few start to show up as the day wares on for a bit of swimming and snorkeling.

Located along the southwestern outskirts of Cockburn Town, Cedar Grove Beach is on the South West edge of Grand Turk. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying very close.

How to Access The Beach
On the east coast of Grand Turk Island, Cedar Grove Beach is set in front of Osprey Beach Hotel.

Amenities and Ambiance

Smooth, tan colored sands line the shore of Cedar Grove Beach, which is backed by palm trees and hotel buildings. The waters are a clear aquamarine that allow snorkelers to see fish, anemones, and coral reef almost immediately.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the South West coast of Grand Turk. It is close to H.M. Prison Museum, which is close enough that guests will have the choice to walk or take a cab, and it is one of a few attractions in the region.

If you want more information on the history of Turks and Caicos, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. One of the nearest historical attractions is Brown House, which is nine and a half miles away.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Cedar Grove Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
H.M. Prison Museum Museum 1.1 N Grand Turk
The Salt House Museum 1.2 NE Grand Turk
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 1.3 N Grand Turk
Grand Turk Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.2 N Grand Turk
Salt Cay Salt Works Salt, Spice, Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing 9.2 SSW Salt Cay

Cities and Towns

Cedar Grove Beach is close to Cockburn Town, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Those visiting Cedar Grove Beach who are looking for other interesting places to see should think about making the trip to Cockburn Town, since it's close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Turks and Caicos. From Cedar Grove Beach, Cockburn Town is a fairly short distance away, maybe a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer).

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how packed the nearby hotels are. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Vacationers will find a decent assortment of hotels and resorts to choose from in the vicinity of Cedar Grove Beach. The most convenient of which can be seen below.

Accommodations near Cedar Grove Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Osprey Beach Hotel 0.5 mi. NNE Grand Turk Resort
Salt Raker Inn 0.7 mi. NNE Grand Turk Hotel
Turks Head Hotel -- -- Grand Turk Hotel
White Sands Beach Resort 1.6 mi. S Grand Turk Hotel
Bohio Dive Resort 2.0 mi. N Grand Turk Hotel
Island House 2.3 mi. NNE Grand Turk Hotel
Castaway Salt Cay 9.2 mi. SSW Salt Cay Cottages
Tradewinds Guest Suites 9.2 mi. SSW Salt Cay Guest house

Food

Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you dine at a local restaurant, where you'll be able to try foods you've never heard of before, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the nearest restaurants is John's Restaurant. The restaurant serves Caribbean cuisine. Visitors often rave about their seafood.

A few nearby dining options are shown below.

Restaurants near Cedar Grove Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
John's Restaurant -- Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Barbie's Bar (649) 946-2981 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Captain Zheng's (649) 242-2436 Chinese Very Casual -- --
Mookie Pookie Pizza Palace (649) 946-1538 Italian Very Casual -- --
Birdcage Restaurant (649) 946-2666 Eclectic Informal 0.5 mi. NNE
The Sand Bar (649) 243-2666 Caribbean Very Casual 0.6 mi. NNE
Secret Garden Restaurant (649) 946-2260 Caribbean, Continental Informal 0.7 mi. NNE
A&E Food Snacks -- Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. N
Barefoot Cabana (649) 946-1966 Caribbean Very Casual 1.3 mi. N
Jack's Shack (649) 232-0099 Caribbean, Jamaican Very Casual 1.4 mi. S
Capt Hook's Grill (649) 946-2978 American Very Casual 1.6 mi. S
Margaritaville Grand Turk (649) 946-1880 American Very Casual 1.8 mi. S

Other Beaches

Cedar Grove Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Grand Turk.

Another location you may want to try is Osprey Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

Cedar Grove Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Turks and Caicos you might like.

 

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