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 in the southwestern outskirts of Cockburn Town, Cedar Grove Beach is on the South West edge of Grand Turk. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity.

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, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Set on the South West coast of Grand Turk; the area is home to other attractions such as H.M. Prison Museum, which is only a short distance away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

Historical attractions such as Brown House provide a nice compliment to a soothing day at Cedar Grove Beach, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Turks and Caicos' past, without having to go too far from the beach. As a matter of fact, you'll find this spot nine and a half miles from this place of historical significance.

If a visit to the Cedar Grove Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows the closest options.

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 near Cockburn Town, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Tourists at Cedar Grove Beach who are seeking additional places to explore should consider making the trip to Cockburn Town, because it's not far away and is a particularly busy area of Turks and Caicos. From the shore, Cockburn Town is not far away, about a half mile (three quarters of a kilometer).

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Cedar Grove Beach will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may meet visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a decent selection of hotels within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient options are seen in the list 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

It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Cedar Grove Beach; you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. John's Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant features Caribbean food. They are also known for serving seafood.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed 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

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Grand Turk besides Cedar Grove Beach worth visiting.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Osprey Beach, which is located a half mile to the north-northeast.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Cedar Grove Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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