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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.

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Jessalyn Zaykoski
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

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 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 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
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Amazing On The Beach - Walk To Town And Restaurants
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay in Grand Turk at the Crabtree Apartments was simply amazing. The property exceeded our expectations. Clean, comfortable, well-equipped, with the best view and most wonderful dogs. We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crabtree apartments are perfectly designed for a comfortable, homey, private, and amazing vacation.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Grand Turk, and our second stay at Crabtree Apartments. The apartments provide the most pleasing simple, comfortable and perfect atmosphere for a secluded, private and very special vacation. Grand Turk is a diver's and snorkeler's dream with crystal clear water, and conditions that really favor the inexperienced, while still having many locations that will provide adventure and challenges to divers that want that type of adventure. Your apartment will feel like home away from home when you're ready to start your day, stop for lunch, or shut down for the evening. You will have an unbelievably beautiful sunset to enjoy from the patio. And, you really don't have to go anywhere since there is an amazing beach, and great snorkeling just outside your backdoor. If you want to explore, there are bicycles for guests to use, or Jack's Taxi is the best. There are many interesting places to visit and great restaurants. Don't worry, each apartment has a handy notebook with all the information you need to find your way around GT. The apartments are equipped with easy WiFi access, and if you need any assistance Jessalyn has a wonderful and reliable staff who are easily accessible, and will respond quickly to your needs. Oh, and in addition, you will have some loyal and friendly Crabtree dogs to keep you company and provide even more charm to an already wonderful location.

We can't imaging staying anywhere else when we return to Grand Turk. The atmosphere of each unit, the location, comfort, cleanliness, and provisions that are included make our decision a slam-dunk.

Dave and Jodi Englehart

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and clean.

  • 4 of 5

Relaxing beach front property with a very clean house close to it all.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellant Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

The place is fabulous. Neat, clean and nicely decorated. Right on the water, basically a private beach. Too many nice touches to mention here. We would definitely stay here again. It was a great place for our honeymoon. Nearby restaurants with good food, if we did not want to cook in. Very quiet community. Easy to get around. Loved the museum. Great swimming and snorkeling. Everything was better than expected. I would recommend this place to everyone I know. The customer service was top notch as well.

Thank you very much to all the Crabtree staff.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

What a great accommodation! We absolutely loved "our" apartment and "our" dogs! The apartment was very clean and you have all you need. Jessalyn was very easy to deal with. She immediately answered our emails, arranged the payment details and organized Jack's Taxi, which awaited us on arrival. She even put some food in the fridge, like eggs, milk, bread, butter, OJ and a gallon of water. Thank you! The bikes are a big plus! You can cruise and explore the island at your own pace. The location of the apartment is fabulous. It is very calm, but still only about 5 minutes away of Cockburn Town and grocery shops. The island itself is very scraggy and you don't find a lot of green! They have to import everything, which makes life very expensive. We went to the cruise center once, only to see, that it is very touristy. We enjoyed sitting on the veranda and just looking at the sea with it's several colors and listening to the lapping of the waves. We had a wonderful and very relaxing vacation and would definitely come back to Crabtree. Thank you, Jessalyn and team. Just be aware that there's not really a lot to do on the island. But for relaxing and chilling it's the place!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous vacation at the Crabtree. I loved the place , the island, the people, the restaurants, the view, the wild horses , donkeys and dogs, but nothing beat happy hour on basically your own private beach. I would definitely go back. I would consider getting more than one apartment and bringing the entire family. If you go don't trust just the restaurants that trip advisor rates highly because you will miss some really fantastic ones. I have a feeling only the cruise people are taking the time to rate the resteraunts and they are not getting to them all.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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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
Winter/Spring 2016-17
Dec 15 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer/Fall 2017
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 and are conjoining units. They are properties 4061415 and 176501.

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