Turks and Caicos Islandsare home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. From Grace Bay Beach, often ranked as the best beach in the world, to the tranquil Leeward Beach, to the impressive Mudjin Harbor, there is something for everyone. Long Bay has perfect white sand and bright turquoise waters, while Half Moon Bay is a beach lagoon and sandbar that is ideal for nature lovers. Governor's Beach has some of the clearest ocean waters in the country, and North Bay beach is perfect for those looking for isolation.
Finally, Grand Turk Island is home to Pillory Beach, which is great for diving. Grace Bay Beach is often referred to as the number 1 beach in the Turks and Caicos Islands, and even as one of the best beaches in the world. This 12-mile-long beach stretches from Sotavento to Thompson Cove, and is known for its calm waters, perfect for snorkeling and swimming. The main reason for this is that the bay is surrounded by a coral reef that protects it from the great waves of the ocean, keeping the waters calm and clear.
If you're looking for a more secluded area with less tourist activity, visit Malcolm Beach. Fewer tourists arrive at Malcolm Beach, mainly because it is not easy to get to it. People who choose to venture here usually have to rent a 4×4 to deal with the bumpy roads.Leeward Beach can also be an ideal place to walk along the beach and enjoy seashells. Several accesses lead to this coast, but they can be difficult to find.
The impressive Mudjin Harbor is Central Caicos Island's main attraction. The high limestone cliffs, white sand beach, Dragon Key, caves and crashing waves of this natural attraction come together to create what is often said to be the best scenery in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The name Port of Mudjin is a local evolution of the port of Bermuda.Half Moon Bay is located between Water Cay and Little Water Cay, and is a beach lagoon and sandbar that filled up over time in the channel between these two islands. Half Moon Bay is a truly beautiful area and a great place for nature lovers.
In addition to iguanas, you can see small lemon sharks in the lagoon, and the forests of our most common palm tree, the small straw palm tree, frame the bay.The beautiful Governor's Beach, on the island of Gran Turca, has some of the crystalline ocean waters in the country. This coast, which is named after Waterloo, the governor's mansion that is hidden on the beach, is located just north of the Grand Turk Cruise Center and the Cruise Center beach.The often overlooked North Bay beach on the tranquil island of Salt Cay is one of the best coastlines in the Turks and Caicos Islands. It brings it all together: perfect white and peach sand, crystal clear water, small reefs for diving, small waves for stand-up paddleboarding and perfect isolation. The small Meridian Club is the only resort on the coast, but there are also some villas for rent.The best place to learn about the rich culture and history of the Turks and Caicos Islands is Grand Turk Island, which is home to the capital, Cockburn Town.
The interesting architecture of the area features colonial-style buildings from the past. As for beaches on Grand Turk Island, Sandy Point Beach doesn't offer ideal conditions for swimming due to some rocky sections but it's still a great place to explore.Contact Haute Retreats or email your travel designer to start planning winter vacations for this year and beyond. Our team can recommend accommodation and activities that are most suitable for you and provide you with information on travel safety due to coronavirus.