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Picturesque And Private Turks BeachsideBungalow

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

BEACHSIDEBUNGALOW. Our home right on the beach, completely remodeled and fresh

There is still one place in the world where you can stroll down a deserted beach hand-in-hand with your loved one, and be the only souls on the sand. -BeachsideBungalow- There is still one tiny, Caribbean destination where you can turn off the world, relax completely, and recharge totally. There is still one island paradise that has escaped the tourist crowds – a place reminiscent of Hemingway’s utterly romantic and delightfully charming Caribbean.This is an oceanfront paradise of long-standing traditions, where fishermen hawk the day’s catches on the beach and fresh lobster and conch always have a place on the table. This is a place of unspoiled, natural beauty – aquamarine surf and fine sands that stretch as far as the eye can see. This is a romantic throwback to old-fashioned island glamour, where open-air cafés line the streets and white gingerbread porches frame pastel-painted clapboard.Welcome to the Caribbean of 40 years ago – a secluded and sleepy island rimmed by golden sands and turquoise sea. Welcome to powdery dunes and narrow, cobblestone streets that once witnessed the footfalls of Taíno Indians and Spanish conquistadors. Welcome to cobalt skies that bleed nightly into hues of fiery orange, summer-ripe cherry, and dusky rose – and the occasional (but always magical) green flash of a Caribbean sunset.

The place is Grand Turk. The destination is Pillory Beach. And the oceanfront paradise is BeachsideBungalow. Grand Turk is the Caribbean that few tourists will ever see – a place of few distractions and even fewer crowds. It is spectacularly beautiful. It is wonderfully secluded. It is completely paradise.

And it is yours to explore.

Welcome to BeachsideBungalow, an oceanfront duplex and your Grand Turk rental home, set on a semi-private beach bordering the exotic Caribbean Sea. Take your choice of Sea Gull, our larger home, or Sandpiper, the duplex’s smaller side. Both offer two bedrooms, two bathrooms and airy, sun-drenched beach-casual décor – which breezy getaway best suits your needs? Whichever you choose, one thing is for sure: you’ll soon be sipping your morning coffee with your toes bathed in gin clear waters…

No high rises or big developments, just you and your loved one on the beach.

Our home is directly on the prettiest beach on the whole island (Pillory Beach), and the beaches of the Turks & Caicos Islands are consistently ranked best in the WORLD year after year.

In addition to that, Grand Turk is also ranked in the top 10 SCUBA dive sites in the world year after year.

The Turks BeachsideBungalow was extensively remodeled and a huge rear porch and built-in barbecue grill was added in July of 2013. All new bathrooms, kitchens, appliances, furniture, beds, curtains, sheets, towels - everything is new and wonderful.

2 Bedrooms, each with their own private bath. (2 Bed, 2 Bath) Master has very luxurious KING bed and front bedroom has 2 Twins that can be converted into a King also.

Our house also has the good fortune of being located less than 100 yards from the grocery store with the largest selection on the island and 300 yards in the opposite direction, the nicest restaurant on the whole island at Bohio resort. Bohio is also where you can rent a Hobie Cat, paddleboards, kayaks, and extra bicycles. They also have snorkel trips, scuba trips, and whale watching excursions. All of it just a short walk down the beach just north of our bungalow. At night we will get dressed, walk down the beach to Bohio, take sunset pictures, have a fantastic chef prepared meal, and then walk back to our quiet little BeachsideBungalow under the stars.

4 more island favorite restaurants are towards downtown, a 15 minute walk or a 5 minute bike ride away. Plenty of restaurant and bar options on the island.

Two bikes per Bungalow side are now available for free to cruise the island.

Grand Turk is a special quiet little island which has yet to be discovered by the developers and tourists. We can sit on the beach for hours and sometimes days (non cruise ship days) without seeing a single person. Very Special!

However, on cruise ship days there will be a bit more activity on the island and near our beach. The cruisers are usually on the island for about 5 to 6 hours during the day, so their impact is pretty limited. A late boat will pack up before 5, so our sunsets are always secluded and private!

Year round temperatures of 75 to 85 make for an Ideal winter or summer getaway. We snorkel in December!

Getting here is fairly easy, but does require an extra flight to get over to Grand Turk. We usually fly American Airlines to Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, (airport code PLS) and then either Inter Caribbean Air or Caicos Express Airlines to Grand Turk. (about $70 round trip for the puddle jumper). Look these up to purchase separately from your main flight from the US. Getting here instructions and hot-links to airlines can be found on our main website Beachsidebungalow-dot-com - along with many more pictures and things to do info.

You can Goog... search my name Drew Renshaw, I have a Goog... plus page for myself and our beachsidebungalow. We also are shown on Goog... maps if you zoom in on Grand Turk.

I have also been on face.... since 2007 Drew Renshaw, Memphis, TN - our beachsidebungalow has a face.... page as well, beachsidebungalow to find it. Our main website can be found by searching the words beachsidebungalow and turks.

On another note, if you are concerned about any listing being fraudulent, call the owner and have a talk. Whether it is our listing or any other one you may choose, a quick phone call can clear up any concerns you may have. At the very least do an internet search for the owners name and see if they have a profile that matches up with links to their vacation rental.

Thanks for looking, Drew Renshaw 901-864-1726

More Details

Drew Renshaw
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Drew Renshaw

My wife and I fell in love with quiet Grand Turk 7 years ago for a 40th birthday surprise trip and just had to find a way to have a place here. Our Turks BeachsideBungalow.



Drew and Joanie Renshaw

Drew Renshaw purchased this bungalow in 2013

Why Drew Renshaw chose Grand Turk

Our duplex house is situated on the west side of the island right on the beach for beautiful sunsets each night.

Rates listed are for the smaller unit, If your party is larger and needs more space you can add my larger unit for $340 per night depending on season. ($30 more per night than my smaller unit) Both units have 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, den, and kitchen. Both units have a large back porch on the rear facing the beach, a perfect spot to watch the sunset each night.

What makes this bungalow unique

Grand Turk is the most wonderful quiet little island. It's the Caribbean of 40 years ago; authentic, unspoiled, naturally beautiful with no high rises or throngs of tourists everywhere all day and night.

Our Turks BeachsideBungalow is the perfect place to get away from it all and reconnect with your spouse. Our days are usually spent waking up late, strolling the beach hand in hand, laying out soaking up the sun, cooking a dinner on the grille, and lots of conversation which gets lost in the bustle of life.

After spending a few days alone together we may be ready for a little action, which is when we may go down to the Cruise Center and people watch. The cruise ship center is a self contained tourist mecca where cruise ships check in for the day and their guests have a big time in the huge pool with swim-up bar, a Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, a surfing machine for learning to surf, and tons of shopping.There is a DJ every day having games and contests with the pool crowd - always a fun time is had here. We can go right in and join the fun free of charge and then when we tire of it, come back home to our little bungalow.


Cockburn Town Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • 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 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both baths have showers and new toilets and pedestal sinks
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom is huge with plenty of windows looking out to the ocean. Private bath. Front bedroom has twin beds that can be pushed together to make a king. Hall bath.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Additional unit is available, email for details.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

Picturesque And Private Turks BeachsideBungalow
average rating of 4.923077 based on 52 reviews
Silsbee, TX

Pure Heaven!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Beachside Bungalow on our Honeymoon. This place was wonderful! The beach, the house, the town...WOW!! Everyone is so nice on Grand Turk. We were lucky enough to meet the owners, Drew and Joanie, during our stay. Great people! Went snorkeling at the Wall and it was amazing. The water is so clear you feel like your in a pool, not the ocean! The house was a perfect size for us two. Very clean and well-maintained. The breezes when you have the front and back door open are absolutely AC required!! Most of the time we had the whole beach to ourselves which is exactly what I was looking for...couldn't have picked a better place. We had a such a good time on our honeymoon!! I would recommend to anyone!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The perfect secluded getaway. We totally enjoyed the quiet, relaxing and beautiful white sandy beach. If you are looking to kick back and enjoy the beach, this is the place to be. For some entertainment we went to Margarittaville when the cruise ships were in port. First time we rode bicycles, OMG it was a far, exhausting ride. However, GOOD exercise which was needed! The next trip to Margaritaville was by GOLF cart. Lots of fun and visited Governer's beach - what could we say, AWESOME. We purchased food to cook at the bungalow and enjoyed a dinner at Bohio. The water is gorgeous and since we are much the beachgoer, the bungalow was a perfect place to be. The town of Grand Turk is not a big resort style atmosphere but a small island with its own charm. I believe the only thing we could say to improve our stay would be that the beach, since close to a cruise ship destination stop, there was a lot of broken glass bottles and wandering cruise people roaming around. We love the donkeys, they did open the front gate (pretty funny); and the homeless dogs are well behaved (we are animal lovers)..... Thanks Drew for letting us spend our pre-Xmas vacation at your place. Miri, Jennifer and Brenda

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would come back again and again...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed on the large side of the bungalow for one week, just my Wife and I for a very low key anniversary vacation. The accommodations are as pictured. The home is well maintained and has all the things you need. As many mentioned, the beach is steps from your back door and is wonderfully quiet (even when cruise ships are in). The water is very clear and has every shade of blue you want to see in the Turks and Caicos water. The location is great for the best of both worlds for a meal; head north about 400 yards to the Bohio and have a very nice meal at their restaurant or head south maybe 200 yards to where the fisherman come in and buy freshly caught fish (we did both!) and cook in either the fully stocked kitchen or on the charcoal grill. We were lucky enough to not have anyone staying on the other side of the unit, so we really had a private stay – but I don’t think it would have bothered us one bit if another family was next door the way the back porch is separated. We always felt safe on the island and in the house. We would bring our young children here without question. We highly recommend Grand Turk and The Beachside Bungalow – we can’t wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I shared the smaller property during a week's dive trip. The villa was lovely, cooled by fresh sea breezes during the day and a/c during sleeping. The villa has a distinct charm and a stupendous view of sunset from the back deck. Each night was spectacular.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio

Worth The Money

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed a week in December 2015 and had a blast. The bungalow is steps from the Pillory Beach. The beach was beautiful and the texture of the sand was incredible. The color of the water was also unbelievable--many variations of blue and green. The bungalow was nicely appointed and if you choose to eat a few meals in, there are nice utensils and pots and pans to accommodate. Restaurants are walking distance or there are bikes to ease the travel. There is a washer and dryer on site so don't overpack. Steps off the beach there's an incredible coral reef teeming with plants, fish and other animal life that are astounding. Only beef was Wifi was spotty but I think it's an island thing and nothing unique to the bungalow.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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with no doubts, the best place in grand turks

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from an amazing week in Grand Turks. We are a family from Italy with two jung children age 3 and 5. We all love it. First of all the beach bungalow is very stylish, super equipped and on a great beach. The beach was always empty, basically all for us. Even when the cruises where in, no one was coming in front of our house and we almost didn't notice them on the beach. Grand Turk is a funny place... we didn't want to get in the crowd, and here you definitely stay out of it, but when the Cruises are in, the island from a remote place became a little amusement park. All local people are very nice and helpful. We took a boat trip (the one recommended by Drew and was awesome. The water is crystal clear, you swim with stings ray and had beautiful snorkelling! I have to say that it took a little way to get used to the island pace and to the "non touristic" attitude (except for cruises) but we had wonderful dinners at both hotels in the island. I recommend to rent a golf cart and explore. It is very tempting to stay just on your great beach, but, exploring the island is worth it. Governor beach for example has great water... we discovered it just the last day and regretted not to have been there before. Also the lighthouse is very nice and I recommend to go once with the cruise and after without, at sunset...

I have to say that at the beginning we had expectation of a more "resort" style island, and it took a little bit to understand the island, so I recommend to come with the right attitude, don't be scared by local houses that are not always "brand new" and don't expect to have a whole food as a supermarket, but just enjoy this little paradise where the see has colours that only a painter can immagine!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Grand Turk
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pillory Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Cockburn Town Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season 2017
Dec 26 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
September Special 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017-2018
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
Low Season 2018
May 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Protection Ins $69 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates listed are for the smaller north unit, If your party is larger and needs more space you can add my larger south unit for $260 to $340 depending on season ($30 more per night). Both units have the same amenities, bedroom, and bath count, the only difference is the actual room sizes. Call or email for more details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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