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 near the center of the island of Grand Turk, West Road Beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying very close.

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.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Travelers will find West Road Beach on the North West coast of Grand Turk. It is close to Turks & Caicos National Museum, which is seen a half mile to the south, and it is one of a few favorite local destinations.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of Turks and Caicos, there are nearby attractions where you can learn about their culture and traditions. One attraction of this sort is Brown House, which is 11 miles to the south-southwest.

If you aren't sure whether a visit to West Road 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 West Road Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Turks & Caicos National Museum Museum 0.5 S 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
Brown House Historical Site 11.0 SSW Salt Cay
White House Historical Site 11.4 SSW Salt Cay

Cities and Towns

West Road Beach guests seeking other opportunities for exploration should consider going to Cockburn Town, which is close-by and is an area full of activity. 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 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 you may meet guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Although you won't find many hotels nearby, the nearest ones have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near West Road Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Bohio Dive Resort 0.3 mi. N Hotel
Turks Head Inne 1.1 mi. S Hotel
Salt Raker Inn 1.1 mi. S Hotel
Osprey Beach Hotel 1.3 mi. S Resort

Food

If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you won't have to look too far from these sands. One of the closest places to eat is Guanahani Restaurant and Bar. This restaurant has both Caribbean and International dishes on the menu. They're also renowned for their seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a short distance away.

The following table provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near West Road Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Guanahani Restaurant and Bar (649) 231-3572 Caribbean, International Informal 0.3 mi. N
Ike & Donkey Beach Bar (649) 946-2135 Eclectic Very Casual 0.3 mi. N
Barbie's Restaurant (649) 946-2981 Bahamian, Caribbean Informal 0.4 mi. S
The Sand Bar (649) 243-2666 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. S
Jack's Shack (649) 232-0099 Caribbean, Jamaican Very Casual 3.1 mi. S
Margaritaville Grand Turk (649) 946-1880 American Very Casual 3.5 mi. S
Froots (649) 946-2090 American Very Casual 3.5 mi. S

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Grand Turk besides West Road Beach.

Another option worth considering is Pillory Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

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 find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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