5 Best beaches in Turks and Caicos
The Turks and Caicos Islands are the British Overseas Territory. It basically consists of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands. They are a group of two tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago of the Atlantic Ocean and northern West Indies. So here is a list of few best beaches in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Turks and Caicos basically consist of 40 different islands and cays out of which only 8 are inhabited. It has the third largest coral reef system on the planet. You can see that these reefs actually surrounds the beaches from the ocean surges and keep the coastal region calm and clear. You can obviously enjoy taking a walk on the beaches.
- Grace Bay Beach: It is one of the most well-known beaches. It starts from the island town of the Leeward and runs up to 12 miles to the Thomson Cove. A person can even find many hotels and resorts in that region. You can also find the famous Grace Bay club and the Alexandra Resort and spa. The Princess Alexandra National park is so large that the Grace Bay Beach is a part of it. You can enjoy water sports like sailing, catamarans, and snorkeling. Water skis and Jet skis are off limits on this beach but it still offers snorkeling on two great parts i.e. Smith’s Reef and Bight Reef.
- Long Bay Beach: If you head east from the Grace Bay Beach you can find this beautiful beach known as Long Bay Beach. It is not crammed with hotels. You can enjoy lazy swims in the shallow water of the Long Bay Beach. You can also enjoy horse riding along the beautiful coastline feeling the mild breeze on your face.
- Malcolm Beach: The Malcolm Beach is famous for its serenity and calmness. You want an adventure then it is the best beach for you. If you get to the beach you need to cross the twisting and bumpy Malcolm roads. You can book a room in the Amanyara Villas. The Amanyara resort offers snorkeling equipment for Malcolm’s crystal water which is basically a part of the Northwest Point Marine National park.
- Babalua Beach: The Babalua Beach is 3000 feet long and is bordered on one side into the Turtle Cove Marina. The other side of the beach is basically full of sea cliffs, so to walk in that area is quite difficult. It is also referred as the Blue Mountain Beach. Though you may not find the clean swimming conditions as other beaches this scheduled beach is easy to access.
- Sapodilla Bay: It is sheltered beach which is 900 foot long. You can locate this beach on the south coast of the Providenciales near the Chalk Sound. The water here is shallow and very clear. You can surely enjoy the calm air while walking on the beach with your family.You want to enjoy this beach you need to travel 10-mile drive from the central tourism region and the resorts of the Grace Bay. The water of the Sapodilla beach is quite warm due to the sectional heating by the sun.
So if you want to enjoy the beautiful beaches of the Turks and Caicos, go to FareMachine and book your tickets soon.