Little Ambergris Cay

Just south of South Caicos is the small island of Little Ambergris Cay. Much like many other uninhabited islands throughout the Turks and Caicos chain, the main draw of this island is its tranquil beachfront. Guests who need more than a beautiful beach to draw them to this location will be tempted by the well-known excellent bonefishing opportunities.

Set near the heart of the island of Little Ambergris Cay, this beach is on the North West edge of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should check out Little Ambergris Cay, a pretty, but less popular part of the coast.

How to Access The Beach
Little Ambergris Cay is accessible only by boat, typically chartered from South Caicos.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beaches that encircle Little Ambergris Cay feature powder white sands and waters that range from bright blue to turquoise. Another great feature of Ambergris Cay is that it is home to the second largest sand bar in the world.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. Fortunately, the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

If you find that you go for coasts which grant an angelic environment, then you should enjoy Little Ambergris Cay; it's hidden away within a less urban section of Little Ambergris Cay.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach in a secluded area, removed from popular tourist attractions, on the North West coast of Little Ambergris Cay.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Little Ambergris Cay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
White House Historical Site 31.5 E Salt Cay
Brown House Historical Site 31.6 E Salt Cay
Salt Cay Salt Works Salt, Spice, Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing 31.7 E Salt Cay
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 37.7 ENE Grand Turk
H.M. Prison Museum Museum 37.7 ENE Grand Turk

Cities and Towns

Little Ambergris Cay is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being .


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels.

You shouldn't anticipate finding any of Turks and Caicos' frequently visited hotels near this beach, though if you're hoping to elude masses of tourists, the lack of accommodations should be a pleasant sight.


There aren't any restaurants close to this coastal destination, so you might want to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them on Little Ambergris Cay will have lots of options besides Little Ambergris Cay.

Vacationers may also want to visit Balfour Beach, which is located 31 and a half miles away.

Maybe Little Ambergris Cay is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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