The light and soft sand on the beaches of the Turks and Caicos Islands almost without exception have sand of coral and shell origin. This type of sand is formed from naturally decomposed particles of seashells and hard corals, and the result is an impressive bright white sand with touches of pink and peach. East of Grace Bay is the tranquil Leeward Beach. There is perfect white sand and incredibly turquoise waters.
If that's a priority for you when it comes to the best beaches, consider a day trip to this beauty, located between Providenciales and North Caicos. During your visit to the Turks and Caicos Islands, you'll enjoy some of the most impressive beaches on the planet. Part of a trio of connected uninhabited cays (along with Water Cay and Little Water Cay), this wide, three-quarter mile stretch of pristine sand is considered one of the Turks and Caicos Islands' most beautiful beaches and is a popular spot for day cruises and picnics. The protective barrier reef that surrounds the Turks and Caicos Islands offers some of the best diving experiences in the world.
The award-winning Grace Bay is located on the northeast coast of Providenciales and remains one of the most popular spots in the Caicos Islands. Despite being only three miles long, the crystal clear coastline and pristine white sand beaches have earned Grace Bay the title of World's Leading Beach Destination by World Travel Awards and Best Beach in the World by Trip Advisor. The clarity of the waters of the Turks and Caicos Islands means you'll enjoy excellent visibility and opportunities to take great photos of the underwater world you'll love to explore. If you've ever seen an image of a beach in the Turks and Caicos Islands, you can mistakenly assume that the image has been enhanced with photos.
The beautiful Governor's Beach on the island of Grand Turk has some of the most crystal clear ocean waters in the country. The high limestone cliffs, white sand beach, Dragon Cay, caves and the breaking waves of this natural attraction come together to create what is often said to be the upper landscape of the Turks and Caicos Islands. It brings everything together, perfect white and peach-colored sand, crystal clear waters, small reefs for diving, small waves for paddleboarding and perfect isolation. During your vacation in the Turks and Caicos Islands, you'll be amazed by the stunning beaches, considered the best on the planet.