Pine Cay Beach

Pine Cay is an isolated island between Providenciales and North Caicos. On the island is a private resort and a beach upon which guests can enjoy their own private slice of paradise without the large crowds that large city beaches are known for.

Positioned near the heart of the island of Pine Cay, this beach is on the North East edge of the island, You might want to drop by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just another pleasant piece of the coast, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches in Turks and Caicos. While Pine Cay Beach may be a bit off the beaten path, it's the best place to take an undisturbed nap on the sand.

How to Access The Beach
Pine Cay is accessible by boat. Although there are no cars allowed on the island, some guests opt to travel by bicycle or golf cart to the beach, which can be reached by traveling one of the many dirt and sand flanked roads that snake to the coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

The islands of Pine Cay is approximately 800 acres and size, while the beach itself stretches for two miles. The waters are bright blue, almost crystalline in nature with visibility that can reach up to 100 feet below the sea for divers (and diving is indeed a popular pastime). Water temperatures average between 75 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The sand on the beach is powder soft and ivory white, with the occasional grain of coral found, and featuring limestone ridges that have formed into sand dunes.

There is also a great restaurant right on-site if you're interested; many find it the perfect, convenient solution for lunch. Every destination has its own culinary style, and Turks and Caicos is no different. One truly memorable place to enjoy the local fare is right on the water. Sometimes, hotels offer to pack up on-the-go lunches for their guests. Or, you could find just what you need from cafes and street vendors en route to the beach.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Pine Cay Beach. The water in the area is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you're hoping to find some interesting marine life.

Visitors that plan to take full advantage of the comforts extended at this beach, don't need to worry; Pine Cay Beach happens to be found in a region which is generally free of many crowds. And as such, the availability of certain facilities shouldn't be negatively affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North East coast of Pine Cay; the area hosts attractions such as Provo Golf & Country Club, which is six and a half miles away.

Historical attractions such as Wades Green Plantation provide a nice compliment to a soothing day at Pine Cay Beach, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Turks and Caicos' past, without venturing too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, you'll find this spot six and a half miles from this historical destination.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Pine Cay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Provo Golf & Country Club Golf Course 6.3 SW Providenciales
Wades Green Plantation Historical Site 6.6 ENE North Caicos
Casablanca Casino Gambling Site 6.9 SW Providenciales
Bamboo Gallery Art Gallery 7.3 SW Providenciales
Paradise Arts Art Gallery 7.5 SW Providenciales

Cities and Towns

Pine Cay Beach is close to Grace Bay, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The nearby town of Grace Bay is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how packed the nearby hotels are. Pine Cay Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it can appeal to visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Because the beach is located in a fairly touristed area, it usually isn't much of a challenge to find exactly the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. For vacationers hoping to book a place that's near the beach, the table that follows lists the closest options to Pine Cay Beach.

Accommodations near Pine Cay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
The Meridian Club 0.1 NE Hotel
Beach House 1.7 SW Hotel
Blue Haven Resort 5.0 SW Resort

Food

If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Meridian Club Restaurant. The restaurant has both Caribbean and International cuisines. They are also known for their salads and seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a short distance away.

A list of nearby restaurants is included in the following table.

Restaurants near Pine Cay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Meridian Club Restaurant (649) 946-7758 Caribbean, International 0.1 mi. E Pine Cay
Gilley's Restaurant (649) 946-5094 Caribbean 4.9 mi. SW Providenciales
Fire & Ice (649) 946-9900 Caribbean, Cuban 5.0 mi. SW Providenciales
SALT Bar & Grill (649) 946-9900 Eclectic 5.0 mi. SW Providenciales
Sand Dollar (649) 941-7777 International 5.0 mi. SW Providenciales
Seven (649) 399-3777 International 5.0 mi. SW Providenciales
The Deck (649) 941-7777 Caribbean, International 5.0 mi. SW Providenciales

Other Beaches

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Pine Cay Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like The Bight Beach, located nine and a half miles away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Dellis Cay. You'll find it two and a half miles to the northeast.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Sandy Point Beach, located five and a half miles to the northeast.

Turks and Caicos offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Pine Cay Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.

 

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