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Pillory Beach, Grand Turk

(4.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan your visit to Pillory Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cockburn Town itinerary maker.
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  • This beach is so beautiful. One of the best beaches I have ever been to. It was so crystal clear and the sand was soft to the touch. The weather was hot. The island was pretty and the people were nice...  more »
  • Easily accessible from the cruise ship terminal. Make sure you budget at least a couple of hours, especially if you plan to snorkel/snuba/scuba. The water is crystal clear and the sand powdery. Suitab...  more »
  • While on Grand Turk for a few hours, we had a rental car and made sure to stop at this beach - so worth it! Absolutely beautiful beach (access was free), and, there was a great low key beach bar (part...  more »