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 coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should consider going off the beaten path to High Point North.

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, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. You will find the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab some gear if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.

If you usually like sunny days which grant a tranquil environment, then you should enjoy High Point North; it's located within a much quieter sector of South Caicos.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the South coast of South Caicos. Nearby you'll find accommodations like South Caicos Ocean & Beach Resort, it can be found not very far away. Some will choose to take a cab here, while others will prefer the walk to this property, one of the most conveniently located lodging options reachable from High Point North, even though there aren't many other close-by attractions.

Historical attractions such as Brown House offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at High Point North, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Turks and Caicos' past, for those willing to go exploring. As a matter of fact, this site can be found 21 and a half miles to the southeast of this historical destination.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

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
Grand Turk Lighthouse Lighthouse 23.3 E Grand Turk

Cities and Towns

The nearest part of South Caicos to High Point North is Cockburn Harbor. This friendly part of South Caicos is just two miles from the coast, which means a trip here doesn't have to take all day. This section in Turks and Caicos is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may meet visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

Although beach-goers will find few hotels in the region, those accommodations closest to High Point North can be seen in the table below.

Accommodations near High Point North
Hotel Distance Direction Type
South Caicos Ocean & Beach Resort 2.1 mi. W Resort
Sailrock Resort 2.7 mi. N Resort


Although this coastal destination is not exactly the area's culinary epicenter, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're willing to venture a little farther away. Sunset Café & Bar is one of the closest eateries, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The following table provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near High Point North
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Sunset Café & Bar (649) 242-7109 Caribbean 2.5 mi. W South Caicos

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on South Caicos you might like besides High Point North.

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

Perhaps High Point North is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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