Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine January 2019 - Page 682

Governor’s Beach In the high season, huge cruise ships dock at Cockburn Town at the north of the beach. Palms surrounding this beach gives it an air of seclusion. Governor Beach’s narrow but long stretch of yellow sand is calm and peaceful due to being sheltered from the ocean’s trade winds. Overlooking the beach is the Grand Governor’s mansion from which the beach gets its name. 2012’s Hurricane Sandy left the Mega One Triton, a cargo ship that plies the route between the Dominican Republic and Grand Turk, grounded on the shores of Governor Beach which, is an intriguing addition to the beach landscape.