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.

Located on the island of Grand Turk, West Road Beach is on the North West edge of the island, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity.

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


Travelers will find West Road Beach on the North West coast of Grand Turk; the area is home to other attractions such as Turks & Caicos National Museum, which is not very far away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.

Historical attractions like Brown House provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of West Road Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Turks and Caicos, without venturing too far from the coast. Actually, this shore will be found 11 miles from this destination of historical interest.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. 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 is close to Cockburn Town, so walking the city is a definite option. West Road Beach guests looking for additional places to explore might want to consider checking out Cockburn Town, which is nearby and is an area full of activity. From the beach, Cockburn Town is a fairly short distance away, roughly a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it can attract guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Vacationers will find a fairly good variety of hotels and resorts to choose from close to the beach. The closest of which are listed 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


A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, without straying too far from your current location. One of the nearest places to eat is Guanahani Restaurant and Bar. This restaurant serves delicious International food. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

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

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Grand Turk, so West Road Beach is not your only option.

Travelers may also want to consider Pillory Beach, located a few hundred yards away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Turks and Caicos, and West Road Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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