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.

Located on the island of Little Ambergris Cay, this beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't overly lined with restaurants and beach bars; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Little Ambergris Cay allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

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, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you want to see the underwater world.

Little Ambergris Cay grants an angelic and relaxing place to escape, especially since the surrounding area isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it peacefully removed from hotels and popular attractions, in a remote area on the North West coast of Little Ambergris Cay.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Turks and Caicos. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

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

Though it's some distance off is the closest populated region. although you may find some smaller residential areas nearer to the beach.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked.

You won't find any of Turks and Caicos' frequently visited hotels close to this beach, but if you're trying to dodge throngs of tourists, the lack of accommodation options will surely be a welcomed sight.


There aren't any restaurants near this coast, so you may choose to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Little Ambergris Cay has several beautiful beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You may also enjoy Balfour Beach, which is located 31 and a half miles to the east.

Turks and Caicos offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and paying a visit to Little Ambergris Cay is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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