Pillory Beach, Grand Turk

#3 of 9 in Parks in Grand Turk
Relax in the soft white sands and turquoise waters of Pillory Beach. The beach enjoys an excellent reputation among divers and snorkelers for its close-shore conditions and biodiversity. Spend some quality secluded time on this uncrowded spot, perfect for reading and sunbathing. Onsite facilities include restrooms, plus food and drink nearby. Take a moment to contemplate the site's historical significance: this is where Christopher Columbus first dropped anchor on his discovery of America. A visit to Pillory Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Cockburn Town trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We received a recommendation from two sources and joined the taxi line just a short walk off the ship. There were various chairs and umbrellas (some for a fee) and the waters were clear tho slightly.....  more »
  • We stopped by here on our golf car for a beer and a cold drink. The beach is absolutely gorgeous. A little steep getting into the sea but once in, it's like a warm bath. Clear and beautiful.  more »
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