High Point North

High Point North is a beach located seemingly in the middle of nowhere on the island of North Caicos. This secluded location allows vacationers the opportunity to carve a spot in the sand without fear of having to strain to hear the crashing waves over the chatter of other visitors.

Located on the island of South Caicos, 2.1 miles east of Cockburn Harbor, High Point North is on the South edge of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. This beach is not just another pleasant piece of the coast, it also has a private beach feel——a unique quailty in a touristy place like Turks and Caicos. While High Point North might be a bit off the beaten path, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

How to Access The Beach
With no sign of civilization for several miles, visitors can drive right up to a sandy clearing just before the beach for parking.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach at High Point North is white and sandy right along the shoreline, with a decent amount of greenery separating the beach from the outside world. The waters are a deep blue hue, and welcome swimmers and snorkelers.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. The water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

High Point North brings guests a quiet and serene haven, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the South coast of South Caicos. Accommodations nearby include the South Caicos Ocean & Beach Resort, which is not very far away. Some will choose to take a cab here, while others will prefer the walk to this hotel, perhaps the most conveniently located lodging option reachable from High Point North, despite the fact that there aren't many other close-by attractions.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Turks and Caicos, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the nearest historical attractions is Brown House, which is 21 and a half miles away.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near High Point North
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Salt Cay Salt Works Salt, Spice, Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing 21.5 SE Salt Cay
Brown House Historical Site 21.5 SE Salt Cay
White House Historical Site 21.6 SE Salt Cay
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 22.5 E Grand Turk
H.M. Prison Museum Museum 22.6 E Grand Turk

Cities and Towns

The closest section of South Caicos to High Point North is Cockburn Harbor. This location is just two miles away, meaning it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. This part of Turks and Caicos is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full the nearby hotels are. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may see guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Food

If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, and you won't have to look too far from these sands. One of the closest restaurants is Chicken Bar. This restaurant has American cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their chicken.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near High Point North
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Chicken Bar -- American Very Casual -- --
Muriel's Restaurant (649) 946-3535 Cajun Very Casual -- --
Dolphin Grill (649) 946-3810 Caribbean Very Casual 2.1 mi. W
Sunset Café & Bar (649) 242-7109 Caribbean Very Casual 2.5 mi. W
Dora's Restaurant (649) 946-3247 Caribbean Very Casual 3.0 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

Of course, High Point North is just one of many beaches you might like on South Caicos.

You might also want to visit Balfour Beach, which is located 21 and a half miles away.

High Point North could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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