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 edge of the island, You might want regardless of whether you are 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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby


West Road Beach is on the North West coast of Grand Turk. It's located near Turks & Caicos National Museum, which is within a distance that tourists could probably walk or take a cab to, and it is one of a number of popular spots in the area.

Historical attractions like Brown House offer a nice compliment to a soothing day at West Road Beach, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Turks and Caicos' past, without having to stray too far from the beach. In fact, this site can be found 11 miles from this site of historical interest.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

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 visitors seeking other opportunities for exploration might want to consider heading to Cockburn Town, because it's nearby and is an active, busy area. From the shore, Cockburn Town is just up the road, roughly a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. West Road Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may encounter guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotels a car ride away. Some of the closest choices can be viewed in the following list.

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


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the nearest places to eat is Guanahani Restaurant and Bar. This restaurant features International cuisine. They're also renowned for their seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's not far off the beach at all.

Nearby dining options are included in the following table.

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

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Grand Turk, and West Road Beach is just one option.

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

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in Turks and Caicos; then again, taking a swim at West Road Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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