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Fantastic Beachfront - 2 bedroom - Walk to town and restaurants

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 4

SUMMARY: Quaint 2 bedroom, 1 bath, beachfront apartment unit, in a single story building, nestled on a sandy beach overlooking the turquoise Caribbean Sea. Our unit has gorgeous views from almost every room and a wonderful covered beach side veranda where you can listen to the gentle lapping of the sea and view the beautiful sunsets. Come enjoy our wonderful swimming and snorkeling beach, the best of both worlds. Belongers (the native islanders) say it's the 2nd best beach on the island, Governors Beach, a public beach, being #1. We are an easy 10 minute walk to town and restaurants.

Grand Turk is a charming 'Old World' Caribbean island with quaint colonial buildings lining the narrow walled streets. The local people are very friendly on this laid-back Caribbean island. This is a British governed island, the currency is the US dollar.

INTRODUCTION: Crabtree Apartments is a small apartment complex consisting of only 3 units, side-by-side, in a single story building. They are nestled on the beach with gorgeous views of the Caribbean Sea. You will enjoy wonderful views from nearly every room in the apartment. Both the living room and one of the bedrooms open onto a large private beach front veranda where you can relax to the sound of the gently lapping waves. The veranda is sure to be your favorite place to relax with cocktails while you watch the sunset and maybe even catch a glimpse of the infamous "Green Flash". It's so enjoyable to breakfast on the veranda watching the birds fly by and see the color of the sea change from vibrant royal blue to turquoise as the sun rises higher in the sky. We have three units available; you can find them all here; listing numbers:

Unit 1 (South End Unit) 4061413

Unit 2 (Center Unit) 4061415 - our largest unit connects with Unit 3 for large families

Unit 3 (North End Unit) 53010 - connects with Unit 2 for large families and groups

APARTMENT DESCRIPTION: This unit has a fully equipped kitchen, we even supply a few spices and a few grocery items to get your started. We know that after a day of travel the last thing you want to do is try to find the grocery store and shop. We supply a few breakfast items so that you can go out to dinner that night, have breakfast at the apartment in the morning, get your bearings and do your food shopping. We have 2 air-conditioned bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and views of the sea, it has access to the veranda with the beach just beyond. The second bedroom has 2 twin beds that can be put together as a king bed, if you prefer, with views of the Salina and all the wildlife it attracts. The unit has 1 bath with a large tile shower. The bedrooms are separated by the bath, giving the bedrooms a bit more privacy. The dining/living room boast wonderful views of the sea and opens to a large, private veranda. You step from your private veranda directly onto the beach. The sea is literally right outside your door! There is a constant tropical breeze that flows through the apartment creating a pleasant atmosphere to relax.

We are located on a beautiful quiet beach, in a nice quiet residential neighborhood. Restaurants and town are an easy 10 minute walk away.

ABOUT GRAND TURK: Grand Turk is a small “Old World” Caribbean island. The island has maintained the charm of the colonial days due to the many antique colonial Bermudian buildings and white washed walled lined streets. You’ll feel as though you stepped back in time as you venture out for an evening stroll. There are beautiful views from nearly every place you visit on the island. Many of the restaurants are seated on the edge of the beach, a romantic setting for a leisurely meal. The local people are friendly and welcoming. The Turks and Caicos are considered some of the safest in the Caribbean, they are British governed islands but the currency is the U.S. Dollar.

Come and visit us here in our little piece of paradise. We literally are perched on the edge of the beach with all the amenities of your own apartment right at your fingertips. We know you will love it and look forward to seeing you.

NOTE: What we have that most other apartment and house rentals on Grand Turk don't have; We have the beach right outside your door and we are a pleasant residential area within walking distance to town and restaurants. Your rental unit will be directly on the beach. Our beach and swimming has very little seaweed and has a firm sandy bottom swimming area. Our family have run this vacation rental, on Grand Turk, since 2004 and have earned an excellent 5 star reputation. See our reviews on listing number 53010.

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Jessalyn Zaykoski
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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April 16, 2017

About Jessalyn Zaykoski

We are a family owned vacation rental. We have been renting our property here on Grand Turk for 11 years. Our family has been traveling to Grand Turk since 1988. We love the people and that it is a place where you can truly relax.

Jessalyn Zaykoski purchased this apartment in 1988

Why Jessalyn Zaykoski chose Grand Turk

Our guests love us, as you can see by our reviews. We have many repeat guests you can see their reviews on listing number 53010. Our apartments are very clean. Irsa, our maid, takes great pride in her work.

We work hard at maintaining our units, so you can have faith that what you see in the pictures is what you get. We go above and beyond for our guests and even supply a few breakfast items so you don't have to rush right out the door after arrival to shop but can dine out that night, have breakfast in the AM and then venture out.

We are located in a pleasant residential neighborhood, walking distance to town and restaurants. We are located directly on the beach with the beach literally outside your door. Our beach is one of the nicest beaches for swimming on the island with a firm sandy bottom but we also have coral areas for wonderful snorkeling too. Many of our guests have commented saying they think we have the best beach for swimming and snorkeling on the island. I'm not sure I would go that far, as Governors Beach, a public beach, is truly beautiful. l would say we have the best private beach on the island (but remember in the Turks and Caicos no beach is considered private). That said, the number of people that pass by Crabtree Apartments, along the beach, in a day, you could probably count on one hand. If you are looking for privacy, a beautiful beach, clean, close to town and restaurants and with an excellent track record, we are it hands down!

What makes this apartment unique

We fell in love with island and the people. It's the kind of place where you feel like you fell off the side of the earth. Grand Turk has a nice easy pace of it's own which lets you unwind and really relax.

We find it so easy to travel to the Turks and Caicos because the currency is the US Dollar and it is only a 1 1/2 hour flight from Florida, 3 1/2 hours from Boston or New York. The beaches are beautiful, the people are friendly and the scuba diving is superb.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We totally enjoyed a little piece of paradise. The apartment was great. Clean and had everything we needed including breakfast for the next morning. Very nice. Apartment was clean and comfy. Towels were even nice. The dogs were great. We felt very safe. Barking at strangers early in the morning, not so good. But they were otherwise well behaved. We saw the black dog at Sand Bar one night. She laid by us while we ate and then followed us to the car. When I opened the door she got in and took a ride back to the apartment. Too funny. Enjoyed having a car to use even though the islands is small. Water was unbelievably beautiful. Very quiet and relaxing. Bike riding was fun. Arelys the manager, was so nice and helpful. Use bug spray on legs if you are susceptible. Thank you for helping to make our vacation so memorable and relaxing. It was all good.
May 2013
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Cockburn Town Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bath - toilet , shower , Large tiled shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Ocean View Bedroom - 1 queen
    Salina View Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , We can convert the twin beds to a king bed for couples
  • Ocean view bedroom - This bright and airy bedroom has wonderful views of the turquoise sea and opens onto the private veranda. Comfortable queen size bed. Salina view bedroom - This comfortable bedroom has views of the salinas and all the wildlife they attract. The twin beds in this room can be converted into a king size bed to accommodate a couple. Both bedrooms are air-conditioned and are also equipped with ceiling fans but there are wonderful tropical breezes that flow through the apartment nearly all the time for those who love the fresh air.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Unit 2 and Unit 3 connect with 2 doors between, so if you are looking for a larger unit for a group or family, renting these 2 units will work for you.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

Fantastic Beachfront - 2 bedroom - Walk to town and restaurants
average rating of 5.0 based on 56 reviews
Salmon Arm, BC, Canada

It's all about the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 spent six nights at Crabtree and we loved it! Even though the weather wasn't that great during our stay, we adopted the slow-paced style of island living and totally relaxed with walks on the beach, shell collecting, meals on the veranda, bike rides around the island, visits to the Cruise Center, family card games, and quiet reading times. Crabtree's beach location is amazing: incredibly soft sand, beautiful beachfront views, rhymthic sounds of the waves day and night, and gorgeous turquoise water. Crabtree's canine family (Chase, Paws, Smiley, and a few other "Potcakes") were such an enjoyable addition to our island experience. We looked forward to their daily visits and some dogs would join us for walks on the beach and bike rides to town. We really appreciated having access to bikes for getting around the island and being able to use the washer & dryer. Having some food in the fridge when we arrived (bread, milk, juice, eggs, butter) was also a very thoughtful touch. We were quite shocked about the amount of litter on the island and saddened by the poor living conditions of many of the residents. There is potential for so much beauty on Grand Turk with the friendly people, the gorgeous beaches, and the amazing ocean life. Hopefully the land-based issues (litter, derelict buildings, broken down vehicles, etc.) will be addressed by the local government to restore the natural beauty of the island and better support its residents. That said, we really enjoyed our time on Grand Turk and appreciated switching our busy lifestyle to "island time". We are all so well-rested and relaxed! If you are planning a trip to Grand Turk in search of a slower pace of life, we would highly recommend Crabtree Apartments!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property is exceptionally clean and very well maintained

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I use vrbo properties 3-5 times a year and can honestly say we have never been disappointed. However, we also have never taken the time to write a review until now. These Crabtree apartments are everything and more. The beach is beautiful, the veranda is where we began and ended each day. Very close to town for dining and excursions, the town people are so friendly and welcoming. Words cannot express how happy we are that we chose Crabtree. The bonus for our trip were the humpback whales surfacing right off the beach in front of the apartment. We are already planning our return trip.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We got exactly what we hoped for and expected!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I celebrated our 15th anniversary this past August and were looking for a warm winter getaway. Knowing very little about Turks and Caicos after a trip to Provo 13 years ago, we wanted that ever so soft sand under our feet again. Our goal of the trip was solitude, oceanfront and a slowing down of life. Grand Turk came on our radar and Crabtree caught our eye immediately. Literally steps from the water and we had the whole beach to ourselves. The house was perfect. We even found ourselves referring to the house as "our place". It helps that we fell in love with "our" three dogs. So loyal and friendly without barking or begging. Was happy to feed them for the length of our stay. The island may not be typical caribean but had such a nice group of people. We are not exactly the shy type. A shout out to our neighbor Nate, a dive master at Oasis. Raul serves a mean drink at the Inn of Grand Turk. Katrina, the owner at Grand Turk Inn sat with us for dinner. The Viera sisters so welcoming at Sandbar was where we ate lunch almost every day. Erica served us our nightcaps at secret garden almost every night. Such good people makes you want to go back. The bikes at Crabtree made it so easy to get around. I can not recommend the Crabtree apartments enough unless you are trying to get the same week I am!!

In vacation happiness,

Jason and Christie F.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Turk Gem!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the Crabtree Apartments! The location was ideal as we could walk and/or bike to the dive shop, and restaurants each day. The apartment was clean, up to date with all appliances and furniture and nicely decorated...we would definitely recommend it to anyone staying on Grand Turk. The beach access right out your backdoor was the best part!

My husband and I have travelled all throughout the Caribbean and most villas are too rustic and/or very basic. Not felt like a true "second home".

We cannot thank you enough for the staple groceries in the fridge upon our we arrived at 6pm and had limited time to bike to the grocery store!!

We will be returning to Grand Turk as we love the diving; I can assure you we will choose Crabtree Apt again.

Thank you so much for everything

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Hampshire

Fabulous GetAway

  • 5 of 5

My new bride and I spent our honeymoon at this wonderful place. The private beach right out the door was great. Many moonlight swims. Close to area restaurants and stores. Never needed a car, the provided bicycles were perfect. The places are clean and well provided. We had a wonderful time and can't wait to go back. Really nice to have a little breakfast food in the fridge when we arrived. Nice touches all the way around. Nicely decorated too.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation at Crabtree Apartments! Everything was absolutely perfect! The swimming area at the beach right at Crabtree Apartments was absolutely perfect~especially for our kids who are 2, 5, and 6. We could swim in the warm, shallow, sandy-bottom water and then a few feet away could snorkel and see some pretty cool fish. We rented the middle and north unit and it was perfect for the grandparents to stay in the connecting unit. We absolutely wouldn't change anything about the location or place of our vacation to Grand Turk!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
Car: not necessary

Crabtree Apartments is located in a residential area on the west shore of Grand Turk, just south of Cockburn Town. There are wonderful sunset views and a constant tropical breeze that keeps the apartment comfortable. We are located walking distance to town and 7-8 restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Cockburn Town Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2016-2017 Winter/Spring
Dec 15 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
2017 Summer/Fall
May 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
Winter/Spring 2018
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
Summer/Fall 2018
May 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
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5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Maid service available upon request.
We have 2 other apartments in the same building. They are also 2 bedroom, 1 bath. One of the units is conjoining with this unit which provides the opportunity to have space for larger groups. The other unit is separate. All are side by side. The conjoining unit is Homeaway number 4061415 and the other unit is Homeaway number 4061413.

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