Pillory Beach, Grand Turk

4.4
#3 of 10 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 Grand Turk trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Loads of soft sand made this beach EXCELLENT for some swimming and relaxing. We spent some time here just enjoying the waves and the water. Not a ton of people - I think there was only 1 other family ...  more »
  • Pillory Beach is a lovely white sand beach. The corals directly off shore are mostly dead. I suspect Hurricane Ike was responsible. Sand covers the dead corals. But there are fish around. If you are a...  more »
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