Town Beach

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

Located near the center of Cockburn Town, Town Beach is on the South West coast of Grand Turk. You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by.

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, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Since Town Beach is of course located within an area popular among tourist, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby


Found on the South West coast of Grand Turk; it's located near attractions like H.M. Prison Museum, which is three quarters of a mile away.

Historical attractions like Brown House offer a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Town Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Turks and Caicos, without having to leave the coast. As a matter of fact, this coast is ten miles from this historical destination.

If a visit to the Town Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Town Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
H.M. Prison Museum Museum 0.7 N Grand Turk
The Salt House Museum 0.8 NE Grand Turk
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

Cities and Towns

Town Beach tourists seeking other opportunities for exploration might want to consider heading over to Cockburn Town, which is close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Turks and Caicos. From the coast, Cockburn Town is not far away, roughly about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. There are not many major hotels nearby, but you may see guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Guests will find a fairly wide selection of resort and hotel options to pick from in the vicinity of the beach. The closest of which have been listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Town Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Osprey Beach Hotel 0.1 mi. NNE Grand Turk Resort
Salt Raker Inn 0.3 mi. NNE Grand Turk Hotel
Turks Head Hotel -- -- Grand Turk Hotel
Bohio Dive Resort 1.6 mi. N Grand Turk Hotel
Island House 1.9 mi. NNE Grand Turk Hotel
White Sands Beach Resort 2.0 mi. S Grand Turk Hotel
Castaway Salt Cay 9.6 mi. SSW Salt Cay Cottages
Tradewinds Guest Suites 9.7 mi. SSW Salt Cay Guest house


If you visit the beach around lunchtime the area near this beach provides some viable options, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the closest places to eat is Barbie's Bar. The restaurant features Caribbean cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their seafood.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Town Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Barbie's Bar (649) 946-2981 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Captain Zheng's (649) 242-2436 Chinese Very Casual -- --
Mookie Pookie Pizza Palace (649) 946-1538 Italian Very Casual -- --
John's Restaurant -- Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Birdcage Restaurant (649) 946-2666 Eclectic Informal 0.1 mi. NNE
The Sand Bar (649) 243-2666 Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. NNE
Secret Garden Restaurant (649) 946-2260 Caribbean, Continental Informal 0.3 mi. NNE
A&E Food Snacks -- Caribbean Very Casual 0.8 mi. N
Barefoot Cabana (649) 946-1966 Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. N
Cool Beans Cafe (649) 245-5174 International Very Casual 1.4 mi. NNE
Guanahani Restaurant and Bar (649) 946-2135 International Informal 1.6 mi. N
Ike & Donkey Beach Bar (649) 946-2135 Eclectic Very Casual 1.6 mi. N

Other Beaches

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

Another location you may want to try is Osprey Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Town Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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