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Loved having the beach so close to our ship

We really enjoyed our stop at Grand Turk especially SunRay Beach since it was right off the pier... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, Canada
Clean calm warm water

Clean calm water and ample sun loungers placed on the beach, some of the loungers are free, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kolbotn, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The water at this beach is absolutely stunning. Clear, beautiful colored water and white sand make for an incredible beach day. (NOT) If you have two big ships in port as we had the beach is an overcrowded mess. We stayed on board for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NanJay
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stop at Grand Turk especially SunRay Beach since it was right off the pier where our ship was docked. The beach can get really crowded, but if you walk down a bit, or go to the other side of the pier...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean calm water and ample sun loungers placed on the beach, some of the loungers are free, but others have a charge between 25 and 15$. its just to haggle for the best price.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zaraththustra
Reviewed December 4, 2018

We've been to Grand Turk on a cruise in March of 2015, we looked forward to returning remembering this stunning beach. The super white powdery sand stretches along the shoreline with dozens of lounge and umbrella stops. Closest to the dock they sought $25 a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed December 3, 2018

We decided on a beach day in Grand Turk and how nice to have Sunray beach right off the pier complete with free chairs and umbrellas! The chairs with green umbrellas to the left as you are facing the beach are free. The blue clam...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank DIVESD
Reviewed November 27, 2018

This is the closest beach to the Carnival Boat dock. You can almost swim up to the boat. A good place just to swim and get sun. Not so great for the wildlife as other are doing the same every day, Clean. $30-$50 for a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Florida_family_kids
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A perfect beach off a cruise ship. Beautiful clear, warm water. Lots of people snorkeling here but fish can be seen just by looking into the water. $25 to rent 2 lounge chairs and an umbrella. Go early and get the 1st row. Lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank StupidOttawa_ontario
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I took a carnival Cruise to this beautiful Island... Grand Turks was the last stop.. And the only part of the cruise I was so excited about because I’ve always wanted to go to Turks and Caicos... Don’t get me wrong all the Islands we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Flawedbeauty
Reviewed September 17, 2018

(March) How often do you find all this at a Caribbean cruise port, in close proximity of each other...beaches, shopping, restaurant/bar, and swimming pools, pretty well right off the ships' pier???? We came to SunRay Beach, mid aft., but we were at the south side...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Rose R
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Clean Beach with lots of chairs and umbrellas. Beach waiters were friendly and courteous and our food and drinks were affordable.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Alethea W
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June 28, 2018|
Response from YaYaSister |
Sorry....I meant to the RIGHT of the walkway. There used to be many.
December 18, 2017|
Response from Mdecker17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can but not sure if the price. There are many vendors selling this stuff next to the cruise dock.
July 9, 2015|
Response from NancyS147 |
No, the chairs, restrooms, sun, sand and water are all free.
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Upstate NY
SunRay Beach (4 Replies)
We'll be visiting Grand Turk for the first time in December and was wondering if anyone had any information or pictures of SunRay beach. Many thanks for your assistance!
June 02, 2007|
Response fromblamona|
I've never heard of Sun Ray Beach. Grand Turk is only 8 miles long, and 1 mile wide, so I would have heard about it. Where did you hear about it?
Stingray Sandbar Tour with Beach - Recommendations? (4 Replies)
We are not good swimmers but really want to see the stingrays at the sandbar along with some snorkeling in a area that is not over our heads. What tour company can you recommend that does the sandbar and maybe Rum point? Read Sunray Tours might be a possibility but can't find them on the internet. Any other recommendations?
April 02, 2011|
Response frombluewater43|
If memory serves me, there is a RedSail Watersports shop at Rum Point that does a tour to the sand bar.