Governor’s Beach Grand Turk

Governor's Beach Grand Turk is one of the most popular beaches in the Turks and Caicos chain. This is largely due to the fact that the Grand Turk Cruise Center is close by. Many a cruise passenger has their sights set on spending at least an hour on this wonderful beach, and it's not hard to understand why. Both long and soft, this white-sand beach is ideal for many different things. Relaxing strolls, sunbathing, swimming, and snorkeling are among the activities of choice, and you might find the attractions at the Cruise Center to be of interest.

At Governor's Beach Grand Turk, the water is calm, and as is true of so many Turks and Caicos beaches, the water is a lovely turquoise-blue. The beach itself is crescent-shaped, and should you be up for some snorkeling, it only takes a few minutes to get out to some prime spots. Colorful fish and coral are what you can expect to see when dipping below the surface for a look. Governor's Beach is a protected area and can be found within the borders of the Columbus Landfall National Park, and this is part of the reason why the snorkeling is so good. If you prefer diving, then Pillory Beach is arguably the beach of choice on the island of Grand Turk.

While hanging out at beautiful Governor's Beach Grand Turk, visitors can take advantage of the facilities at hand if they please. These facilities include restrooms, freshwater showers, and a snack bar. They can also head over to the Cruise Center to enjoy everything that it has to offer. Among other things, this village-like complex features a restaurant with a large swimming pool, a pier that extends onto Governor's Beach, and a variety of shops that specialize in crafts, gift items, and other things.

For cruise passengers, transportation between the Cruise Center and parts of Governor's Beach is provided if you don't want to walk. For non-cruise visitors, finding lodging in the area might be a need. The Grand Turk hotels offer up some tantalizing lodging options, and since the island is relatively small, you'll never be far from Governor's Beach regardless where you stay.

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