Parrot Cay

Parrot Cay is a private island upon which sits a luxury resort and private multimillion dollar homes. Still, the island remains largely uninhabited, and the beach is a beauty.

Set near the heart of the island of Parrot Cay, this beach is on the North coast of the island, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Parrot Cay stands out because it's one of the best spots for escaping over-crowded hangouts in the town proper. Other nearby beaches in Turks and Caicos may be just as breezy and refreshing, but tend to be more crowded since they're near some of the most popular hotels.

How to Access The Beach
Parrot Cay is only accessible by boat, which costs several hundred dollars to charter.

Amenities and Ambiance

The sea surrounding Parrot Cay is so beautiful that no words do them justice. Imagine aquamarine waters that turn into turquoise, yet are so clear you can often see to the bottom. Meanwhile, the beach enjoys sugar fine sand ivory in color, and is edged by tropical plants and trees.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. Happily, the off-shore waters are of good snorkeling quality, so grab some equipment if you want to see the underwater world.

Parrot Cay brings guests an angelic and peaceful haven, especially since the area surrounding the beach contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Positioned on the North coast of Parrot Cay; it's located near attractions like Wades Green Plantation, which is four miles to the east of this spot.

To some, museums and beaches may seem an odd combination, but many travelers find that museums like Turks & Caicos National Museum (situated 11 and a half miles away) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new way to view Turks and Caicos' traditions and culture.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Parrot Cay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Wades Green Plantation Historical Site 3.8 E North Caicos
Provo Golf & Country Club Golf Course 9.8 SW Providenciales
Casablanca Casino Gambling Site 10.4 SW Providenciales
Paradise Arts Art Gallery 11.0 SW Providenciales
Caicos Heritage House Historical Site 11.4 SW Providenciales

Cities and Towns

The closest region of Parrot Cay to Parrot Cay is Kew. This destination is just five miles from the shore, meaning it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. Keep in mind that this area in Turks and Caicos isn't a congested area, and it can be an interesting destination for visitors wishing to get a better feel for the area.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. Parrot Cay is not located near many major hotels, but you may see visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a good amount of places to stay which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest options have been displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Parrot Cay
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Parrot Cay Resort & Shambhala Retreat 1.7 NE Parrot Cay Resort
The Meridian Club 3.4 SW Pine Cay Hotel
Beach House 5.2 SW Pine Cay Hotel

Food

Although this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you are prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest places to eat is COMO Shambhala Cuisine, which is a mile and a half away.

A few nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Parrot Cay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
COMO Shambhala Cuisine (649) 946-7788 Eclectic 1.7 mi. NE Parrot Cay
Lotus (649) 946-7788 Asian, French, Fusion 1.7 mi. NE Parrot Cay
Parrot Cay’s Terrace Restaurant (649) 946-7788 Italian, Mediterranean 1.7 mi. NE Parrot Cay
Meridian Club Restaurant (649) 946-7758 Caribbean, International 3.5 mi. SW Pine Cay

Other Beaches

Parrot Cay isn't the only beach worth checking out on Parrot Cay.

Another location you might enjoy is The Bight Beach, found 13 miles to the south west. Others might prefer Dellis Cay, which offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. You'll find it one and a quarter miles to the south west.

Vacationers may also want to visit Sandy Point Beach, which is located two miles to the northeast.

Turks and Caicos has a lot to offer its visitors, but Parrot Cay is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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