Pillory Beach, Grand Turk

4.3
#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 Cockburn Town trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The Bohio dive resort is right on this beach so you can rent snorkel equipment and beach chairs here. There is also bar and food service and washrooms available. It will cost you 10 dollars or so from...  more »
  • This is a nice quiet beach with shallow cystal clear water that is great to float and swim in and chill out. But when a cruise ship is in it gets a lot busier, the plus side of this is that Bohia rest...  more »
  • Nice beach, taxi ride is only about $8 (you just have to get past the main excursion booth area and there are taxis waiting). We used Gordon’s taxi - he was very nice and gave a lot of history and inf...  more »

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