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.

Located on the island of Pine Cay, this beach is on the North East coast of the island, You might want regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. Pine Cay Beach stands out from other beaches because it's perfect for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Other nearby beaches in Turks and Caicos may provide just as many amenities as Pine Cay Beach, but tend to be busier because they're right around the corner from the area's major hotels and resorts.

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 restaurant right on the water, so if you don't want to leave Pine Cay Beach at all, it's worth a try. There are plenty of dining experiences in Turks and Caicos that visitors can partake in, but dining at the beach can be especially memorable. Did you know that many hotels are able to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Otherwise, you could easily grab some of Turks and Caicos' famous street food along the way.

Restrooms are available at Pine Cay Beach. Fortunately, the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so bring your gear if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

Tucked away, Pine Cay Beach with its availability of amenities and services will most likely be a hit for tourists that that are looking to find a place away from the crowded beaches, since it is hiding inside a laid-back area. Taking that into consideration, fighting to acquire an available amenity or service here is not something you will be forced to do when arriving at the beach, no matter what time of the day you get there.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Pine Cay Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. 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 offer 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 having to leave the coast. In fact, this site can be found six and a half miles to the east-northeast of this interesting historical site.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are found in the following table.

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 very close to Grace Bay, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. The closest town is Grace Bay, which is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full nearby hotel rooms are. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's often visited by guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Vacationers trying to find a place to stay close to Pine Cay Beach shouldn't have a tough time, as there are lots of accommodations to pick from close-by. You'll find the closest, most convenient booking options by perusing those shown below.

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 you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest restaurants is Meridian Club Restaurant. This restaurant offers both Caribbean and International dishes on the menu. They are also known for serving salads and seafood. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a short distance away.

The following table lists dining options near this beach.

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

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Pine Cay Beach on Pine Cay.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy The Bight Beach, located nine and a half miles to the south west. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Dellis Cay could provide more action, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots. It's found two and a half miles to the northeast.

Vacationers may also want to visit Sandy Point Beach, located five and a half miles to the northeast.

There's plenty to see and do in Turks and Caicos, and Pine Cay Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.

 

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