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.
Located toward the center of the island of Pine Cay, this beach is on the North East coast of the island, You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. If you plan to sunbathe or take a nap on a fairly secluded beach, you should consider visiting Pine Cay 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.
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.
Of course, there is also a restaurant located right on-site. There are so many dining experiences that vacationers can enjoy in Turks and Caicos, but trying local cusine right on the beach can be a particularly memorable one. With this in mind, you might ask your hotel if they offer to pack picnic lunches for their guests. Otherwise, you could easily grab some of Turks and Caicos' famous street food along the way.
There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. You will find the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.
the area surrounding Pine Cay Beach is not exactly a tourism capital. Thankfully, because of this the availability of certain facilities shouldn't be negatively affected.
Beachgoers will find Pine Cay Beach on the North East coast of Pine Cay. It is close to Provo Golf & Country Club, which is seen six and a half miles to the south west, and it is among the area's attractions.
If you're intrigued by Turks and Caicos' history, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Wades Green Plantation, which is six and a half miles to the east-northeast.
The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.
|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|
|The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight||Art Gallery||9.1||SW||Providenciales|
|The Turkcaician Gallery||Art Gallery||11.6||SW||Providenciales|
Not far away you'll find Grace Bay, a town which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full nearby hotel rooms are. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.
Because the beach is in a pretty popular vacation destination, it is not typically very difficult to find the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you and your group are hoping to find a place that's on or near the beach, the table below lists the options closest to Pine Cay Beach.
|The Meridian Club||0.1||NE||Hotel|
|Blue Haven Resort||5.0||SW||Resort|
One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to try a local restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest places to eat is Gilley's Restaurant. This restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood. It is located five miles away.
Nearby restaurants are listed below.
|Gilley's Restaurant||(649) 946-5094||Caribbean||Very Casual||4.9 mi.||SW|
|Fire & Ice||(649) 946-9900||Caribbean, Cuban||Informal||5.0 mi.||SW|
|SALT Bar & Grill||(649) 946-9900||Eclectic||--||5.0 mi.||SW|
|Sand Dollar||(649) 941-7777||International||Very Casual||5.0 mi.||SW|
|Seven||(649) 399-3777||International||Fine Dining||5.0 mi.||SW|
|The Deck||(649) 941-7777||Caribbean, International||--||5.0 mi.||SW|
Of course, Pine Cay Beach is just one of many beaches you might like on Pine Cay.
Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy The Bight Beach, situated nine and a half miles to the south west. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, Dellis Cay may be just what you're looking for. You'll find it two and a half miles to the northeast.
You may also enjoy Sandy Point Beach, which is located five and a half miles away.
There's plenty to see and do in Turks and Caicos, and paying a visit to Pine Cay Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.
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