Town Beach

Town Beach, with its calm waters and off shore reefs, is a popular spot for sunners, swimmers, and snorkelers.

Situated in the heart of Cockburn Town, Town Beach is on the South West edge of Grand Turk. You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity.

How to Access The Beach
Town Beach is accessible via the south end of Duke Street, which runs parallel to the coast.

Amenities and Ambiance

Electrifying turquoise waters and soft almost pink sands make Town Beach a popular spot to enjoy the view.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Since Town Beach is of course found in an area commonly frequented by travelers, you might need to hunt to get a spot!

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Town Beach on the South West coast of Grand Turk; the area hosts attractions such as Turks & Caicos National Museum, which is less than a mile away.

Historical attractions such as Brown House offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Town Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Turks and Caicos, for those willing to go exploring. In fact, this site can be found ten miles from this historical destination.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Town Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 0.9 N Grand Turk
Grand Turk Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.8 N Grand Turk
Salt Cay Salt Works Salt, Spice, Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing 9.6 SSW Salt Cay
Brown House Historical Site 9.8 SSW Salt Cay
White House Historical Site 10.1 SSW Salt Cay

Cities and Towns

Town Beach tourists hoping to find other interesting places to see might think about heading to Cockburn Town, because it's in the vicinity and is an area full of activity. From the beach, Cockburn Town is a quick trip away, about about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters).

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. Town Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may see guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Though travelers won't find that many hotels in the vicinity, those accommodations closest to the beach can be viewed in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Town Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Osprey Beach Hotel 0.1 NNE Grand Turk Resort
Salt Raker Inn 0.3 NNE Grand Turk Hotel
Turks Head Inne 0.4 NNE Grand Turk Hotel

Food

If you visit the beach around lunchtime the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is The Sand Bar. The restaurant serves Caribbean food. They are also famous for their seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's not far off the beach at all.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Town Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Sand Bar (649) 243-2666 Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. NNE
Barbie's Restaurant (649) 946-2981 Bahamian, Caribbean Informal 1.0 mi. N
Guanahani Restaurant and Bar (649) 231-3572 Caribbean, International Informal 1.6 mi. N
Ike & Donkey Beach Bar (649) 946-2135 Eclectic Very Casual 1.6 mi. N
Jack's Shack (649) 232-0099 Caribbean, Jamaican Very Casual 1.8 mi. S
Margaritaville Grand Turk (649) 946-1880 American Very Casual 2.1 mi. S
Froots (649) 946-2090 American Very Casual 2.1 mi. S

Other Beaches

Of course, Town Beach is just one of many beaches you might like on Grand Turk.

You might also want to visit Osprey Beach, located within a short distance.

Perhaps Town Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, Turks and Caicos offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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