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Governpr's or Pillory Beach??

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Governpr's or Pillory Beach??

Please help us decide which beach...we'd love to do alittle snorkeling from shore, want a nice beach for the sunbathers in the group.... Please describe the beaches or give pros/cons to both. Thank you!

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1. Re: Governpr's or Pillory Beach??

Governor's Beach and Pillory Beach are both nice beaches. Governor's Beach is within walking distance of the cruise ship terminal. Pillory Beach requires a taxi ride through town to the northwest part of the island.

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2. Re: Governpr's or Pillory Beach??

Would you rate them the same? Is the snorkeling from shore similar at both beaches? I've read that Governor's Beach can get crowded when the cruise ships are in port. If it's a day that the cruises are in port, which beach would you recommend? How far from Governor's Beach is Pillory Beach?

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3. Re: Governpr's or Pillory Beach??

As a beach, I think Governor's is nicer, prettier stretch. Pillory is more "rustic" and has pine needles, etc.

Really not the best snorkeling right off the beach, although you can "see" the snorkel reef from the shore, it's a little to far to snorkel from the beach.

There's a small reef at the small beach next to Sand Dollar restaurant (in front of Oasis Divers).

There is a dive shop at Pillory Beach, you should email them to ask them about snorkeling.

For the best snorkeling in Grand Turk though, you really need a boat.

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4. Re: Governpr's or Pillory Beach??

Thanks for your help.

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