Taylor Bay Beach Turks and Caicos is one of the most idyllic beaches on the island of Providenciales. A bit of a drive from the more renowned strip of sand that is Grace Bay Beach, this relatively isolated beach is definitely worth the trip. Families are especially encouraged to visit for a day or more, as the waters are calm and shallow. Complementing the calm waters is a fine sandy beach. Like many a Turks and Caicos beach, the sand is white and the water exhibits a clear turquoise hue. A true paradise it is, and it only gets better when you consider the uncrowded nature of it all.
Taylor Bay Beach Turks and Caicos, much like nearby Sapodilla Bay Beach, is part of the Chalk Sound National Park and can be found on the southwest side of Providenciales. Both beaches are well protected, and they are perhaps best known for being child friendly. The water, in addition to being calm, is quite shallow. You can actually wade more than 100 yards out and still have most of your body out of the water. The white-sand beach is crescent shaped and largely free from development.
Due to the fact that Taylor Bay Beach Turks and Caicos is relatively undeveloped, visitors who are dropping by for the day are encouraged to pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic on the sand. As for those who secure a hotel room or a vacation rental near Taylor Beach, preparing meals in the full kitchen will be an option when hunger hits. Some restaurants can be found in the general area, though they are relatively few in number. The nearby hamlet of Five Cays is arguably the best place to look for restaurants if you are staying at Taylor Bay Beach.
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