West Road Beach

West Road Beach is a popular snorkeling spot, but with its calm waters and soft sands, it i also a great place for a family day on the beach.

Set on the island of Grand Turk, West Road Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might think about stopping by even if you are not staying nearby.

How to Access The Beach
As Front Street heads towards the west coast and sharply turns south, this is where you will find West Road Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The shores of West Road Beach are powdered with soft tan sands and lined with brush, while offshore, the crystalline turquoise waters are filled with coral.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of Grand Turk. It's located near Turks & Caicos National Museum, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction, and it is among the local attractions.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Turks and Caicos, many sites offer unique historical perspectives on the area. One of the nearest historical attractions is Brown House, which is 11 miles to the south-southwest.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near West Road Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 0.5 S Grand Turk
H.M. Prison Museum Museum 0.7 S Grand Turk
The Salt House Museum 1.1 SE Grand Turk
Grand Turk Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.5 NNE Grand Turk
Salt Cay Salt Works Salt, Spice, Seasoning and Dressing Manufacturing 10.9 SSW Salt Cay

Cities and Towns

West Road Beach guests looking for some additional excitement should consider heading over to Cockburn Town, which is not far away and is an active, busy area. From West Road Beach, Cockburn Town is a fairly short distance away, about a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at West Road Beach will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's often visited by visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Vacationers will find a pretty good assortment of accommodation options to choose from in the area around West Road Beach. The most convenient of which are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near West Road Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Bohio Dive Resort 0.3 mi. N Hotel
Turks Head Hotel -- -- Hotel
Island House 0.9 mi. ENE Hotel
Salt Raker Inn 1.1 mi. S Hotel
Osprey Beach Hotel 1.3 mi. S Resort
White Sands Beach Resort 3.4 mi. S Hotel

Food

If during your visit you start getting hungry, this beach has many nearby restaurants, so there's no need to go too far from these sands. Guanahani Restaurant and Bar is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant features International food. They also specialize in seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a short distance away.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown below.

Restaurants near West Road Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Guanahani Restaurant and Bar (649) 946-2135 International Informal 0.3 mi. N
Ike & Donkey Beach Bar (649) 946-2135 Eclectic Very Casual 0.3 mi. N
Barefoot Cabana (649) 946-1966 Caribbean Very Casual 0.5 mi. S
Cool Beans Cafe (649) 245-5174 International Very Casual 0.6 mi. E
A&E Food Snacks -- Caribbean Very Casual 0.6 mi. S
Secret Garden Restaurant (649) 946-2260 Caribbean, Continental Informal 1.1 mi. S
The Sand Bar (649) 243-2666 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. S
Birdcage Restaurant (649) 946-2666 Eclectic Informal 1.3 mi. S
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 -- --

Other Beaches

Grand Turk has many beaches, so West Road Beach is just one of your options.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Pillory Beach, which is located a few hundred yards away.

Maybe West Road Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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