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 near the middle of the island of Pine Cay, this beach is on the North East coast of the island, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. Pine Cay Beach stands out from other beaches because it's one of the best spots for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Most other beaches you'll come across in Turks and Caicos may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Pine Cay Beach, but tend to be more crowded since they're right in the thick of tourists' favorite hangouts.

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 on-location, which many Pine Cay Beach visitors find convenient and satisfying. There all types of dining experiences to be had in Turks and Caicos, but having a meal on the beach can be especially fun. Did you know that many hotels are able to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Or, you could find just what you need from cafes and street vendors en route to the beach.

You will be able to use a public restroom at Pine Cay Beach. The water in the area is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

A lesser known beach, Pine Cay Beach and its available conveniences will most likely be a safe choice for tourists that hope to escape all the other tourists, as it is found inside a peaceful region. Thus failing to locate an unoccupied amenity while at the beach is something that you will not do very often, regardless of what time of the day you get there.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the North East coast of Pine Cay; it will be near other attractions like Provo Golf & Country Club, which is six and a half miles away.

To some, museums and beaches may seem an odd combination, but some visitors find that museums like Turks & Caicos National Museum (located eight miles away) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a whole new perspective of Turks and Caicos.

If you're looking for nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones 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
Paradise Arts Art Gallery 7.5 SW Providenciales
Caicos Heritage House Historical Site 7.9 SW Providenciales

Cities and Towns

Pine Cay Beach is close to Grace Bay, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. The nearby town of Grace Bay is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Travelers hoping to find a place to stay close to the beach won't find it very difficult, as there is no shortage of accommodations to choose from in the area. You can find the closest booking options by perusing those listed below.

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

Food

When you start craving an afternoon snack, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you won't have to look too far away. One of the nearest places to eat is Meridian Club Restaurant. This restaurant has both Caribbean and International cuisines. They are also known for serving salads and seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a little ways away.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown in the table below.

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
Fire & Ice (855) 832-7667 Caribbean, Cuban 5.0 mi. SW Providenciales
SALT Bar & Grill (649) 946-9900 Eclectic 5.0 mi. SW Providenciales
Seven (649) 941-7777 International 5.0 mi. SW Providenciales
The Deck (649) 941-7777 Caribbean, International 5.0 mi. SW Providenciales

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Pine Cay, and Pine Cay Beach is just one option.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like The Bight Beach, situated nine and a half miles away. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might enjoy people watching at Dellis Cay. 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.

Turks and Caicos has plenty to offer its visitors, and paying a visit to Pine Cay Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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