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Amazing On The Beach - 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 end 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. Walking distance 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 a few units in a single story building. They are nestled on the beach with gorgeous views of the Caribbean Sea. There are 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 is 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: The 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 and then explore the island 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 the veranda 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 dining/living room boast wonderful views of the sea and opens to a large, private veranda. You can 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 making a pleasant place to relax.

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

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. (Others can be across the street from the beach or on the other side of the island away from town.) Our beach and swimming has very little seaweed and a firm sandy bottom swimming area ( Seaweed can be a problem with the beach areas for many other rentals and some of the beaches are shallow and or rocky. ) We also have been a vacation rental on Grand Turk since 2004 with an excellent 5 star reputation. See our reviews on listing number 53010.

More Details

Property Manager
Jessalyn Zaykoski
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Jessalyn Zaykoski

We are a family owned vacation rental. We have been renting here on Grand Turk for 11 years. We have been traveling to Grand Turk for over 20 years now and still love it. There have been some changes but not too many. Our first visit to Grand Turk was with a couple of friends and our oldest daughter who was not yet 2 at the time. We found an article about Grand Turk in the Boston Globe and decided to go.

Jessalyn Zaykoski purchased this apartment in 1998

Why Jessalyn Zaykoski chose Cockburn Town

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 the 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.


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 ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Second Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , The twin beds can be converted into a king bed.
  • Ocean view bedroom - This bright and airy bedroom has wonderful views of the turquoise sea and opens onto the private veranda. Either a queen or king bed. Garden 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
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews

Beautiful beachfront, very cozy with lots of charm and character

  • 5 of 5

This charming little gem wound up being a perfect escape for my family and I. Very private, very clean and equipped with everything one would need when away from home. The photos and videos of the unit and beach are perfectly described and shown. The view right outside your back door is incredible, very special and breathtaking. The ocean air and the sounds of wave make their way into your home through open windows and doors. You feel surrounded by the beach which is exactly what we were looking for. We had the best sleep and a very relaxing vacation. The Potcake dogs visited every day and they were so sweet and protective of us during our whole stay. They are so tame and well mannered and will leave if you ask them too, so not to worry. We rented a small little car which was a great investment as the island is small and very easy to drive around. We were able to explore the entire island which was amazing. Highly recommend. We truly had an amazing vacation and would recommend this quaint little place to anyone looking to escape it all and take in all of the charm of Grand Turk!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Wonderful island and apartment!

  • 5 of 5

I found Grand Turk and Crabtree Apts lovely. The apartment was so well laid out and spacious, having all that was necessary for our time there. It was simply but adequately decorated and supplied. We felt that a very thoughtful and perceptive host had prepared for us. The beaches are wonderful, especially if you like to swim and enjoy the surf as well as relax on the sand. Spent part of a week with my two grandchildren and we had a very memorable time. The kids especially enjoyed the very personable and friendly dogs that visited each day. Had a problem at first with transportation, but Arelys quickly took very of me and mine. Very appreciative of the commitment they have for their guests.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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We loved every minute of it! Just know that you cannot drink water out of the tap. Must buy water.

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful. Each apartment is spotless and very well maintained. The beach is beautiful and you can snorkel and swim right out front. Be sure to check out Governor’s Beach, spectacular! Also, rent a golf cart from Omar. Wonderful way to get all over the island! Do not eat at Bohio’s, very expensive and we waited over two hours for our food! The Osprey, Salt Raker and Sunshine’s are great restaurants! Buy your water at TCI for 75 cents a gallon! Also, I needed to go to the hospital while we were there and my experience was great! Very clean and knowledgeable! We will return to Crabtree Apartments and Grand Turk. Such a simple and loving life there. The people on the island are so friendly also! Can’t wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Lovely location. Felt like we were on a private island.

  • 4 of 5

This unit was cute and the location was such that we felt very much like we were on a private island. There were maybe 1-3 other people out on the beach. The bedrooms were air conditioned but the living room, kitchen, and bathroom were not. Most days we had a nice breeze but it got VERY warm every

afternoon around 2 as the sun set on the west side of the house. We were mostly outside so the warmth of the unit wasn't a deal breaker. Overall, we loved the location and plan to return. Apartment was well equipped and we cooked there most evenings. Received a lovely personalized welcome note and bottle of wine from owner and manager.

This is a great island with warm and welcoming people. Perfect decompression vacation for hubby and me. Making plans to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Wow! Beyond impressed

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place to stay. We were in auh the whole time we were here. The apartment. The views. The people. And of course the dogs, what a wonderful extra to have!

We can't wait to return in the coming months.

Thank you Crabtree for making our holiday so wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

The beach is amazing

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Governor's Beach
I would normally give this beach a 5 star rating, the beach is gorgeous however when the cru...
Turks & Caicos National Museum
This is a great little museum with wonderful artifacts and island history.
Grand Turk Cruise Center
It's ok to visit and maybe shop or to take a splash in the pool. It is only open when the c...
Sandbar Restaurant
The Sandbar is one of our guests favorite places to eat. It is only about a 10 minute walk ...
North Creek
A nice place to kayak and explore. There is a group that runs kayak tours here. You can so...
Noisy and crowded. Food is just ok and expensive. The pool is open to the public when the ...
Columbus Landfall National Park
The cliffs here are fun to explore. They have a little museum and a zip line course.
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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Maid service available upon request.
We have 2 other apartments in the same building. They are also 2 bedroom, 1 bath and are conjoining units. They are properties 4061415 and 176501.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.