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.

Situated 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 even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. This isn't just another pretty beach, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in Turks and Caicos. While High Point North may be a little harder to reach, it's a pleasure to find an undisturbed plot of sand like this one.

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site. The water in the area is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

If you happen to choose beaches which bring guests a quiet place to escape, then you should enjoy High Point North; it is hidden away in a more natural area of South Caicos.

What's Nearby


High Point North is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the South coast of South Caicos. Guests might consider staying at the South Caicos Ocean & Beach Resort, which can be found only a short distance away. Visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab to this property, one of the most conveniently located booking options near High Point North, despite there not being too many other attractions in the region.

Historical attractions like Brown House provide a nice compliment to the scenery of High Point North, and allow visitors to learn more about Turks and Caicos, without having to venture too far from the coast. Actually, this shore is 21 and a half miles to the southeast of this place of historical interest.

If a visit to the High Point North isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the beach is located near the attractions 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
H.M. Prison Museum Museum 22.6 E Grand Turk

Cities and Towns

The closest region of South Caicos to High Point North is Cockburn Harbor. This destination is only two miles away, which means it is a good option even if you are somewhat strapped for time. Cockburn Harbor is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how full the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests from the few small lodgings in the area.


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at High Point North; you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest restaurants is Chicken Bar. The restaurant features American cuisine. They are also famous for their chicken.

Restaurants closest to this beach are provided in the following table.

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, you'll find other beaches besides High Point North on South Caicos.

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

Perhaps High Point North is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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