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Bedrooms 1
Space 69 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

BEACH FRONT - 1 Bedroom Apt. - NEW & MODERN

Reef House is open for business as of November 1/2017

Your own little piece of paradise.

Reef House is one of the best places to stay on the island.

Reef House is located RIGHT on the beach. So close you can almost touch the water. Hang out on your spacious, screened in porch, our large deck or lounge on white, soft sugary sand. Then when you can't stand the heat anymore you can roll off your lounge chair and slip into T&C's famous turquoise crystal clear waters.

No having to lug your stuff down an elevator or flights of stairs because you're right on the beach. You can walk mere steps to grab a cold one right out of your very own fridge with limitless ice.

Reef House is on Pillory Beach. The shallow and deep clear waters (average temp. 84F), make it ideal for swimming and snorkeling. The beach is located in a protected marine park so you can take in the vibrant views and abundant sea life along the reef just offshore. If you love to dive you will love diving in the deep blue waters along the 7,000 foot wall.

A cooling breeze from the east coast keeps the Beachfront Suites very comfortable most of the time, but there are ceiling fans and air conditioning, so there is always relief from the afternoon and night time heat.

Reef House boasts an open concept living space with a direct unobstructed view of the ocean from the living and dining areas. Our well equipped kitchens are designed to make them a great space for cooking and entertaining.

You will find a vibrant outdoor living area within the screened-in veranda /porch surrounded by nature. The veranda faces the ocean so you’ll have a beautiful breeze as you sip your morning coffee or evening cocktail to watching breathtaking sunsets.

You will love it.

Sister Suite # is VRBO Listing #767205

Special Offer: If you wish to book both Suites for the same time period of time, we offer special rates. .

More Details

Dawna Henderson or Pierre Mathieu
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 13, 2018

About Dawna Henderson or Pierre Mathieu

I'm an Ex Internet Advertising Executive and Pierre is a Marine and Residential Master Electrical Contractor (and the Martha Stewart of home repair) Pierre is originally from Montreal and speaks fluent French and attended McGill University. I founded and owned a Digital Ad Agency (henderson bas) for 13 years and Pierre still owns his company. We both love Grand Turk. We have been coming to the island for over 12 years and have decided to semi-retire here. In fact we eloped here three years ago. Pierre and I are both detailed oriented people and love to take care of our property. We don't like to boast but I have great taste so the interior of the Suites are nicely decorated and Pierre can build and fix everything and anything. We're both service oriented people and take great pride in making Reef House a place you'll want to tell your friends and family about and return to again and again.

Why the Owner Chose Grand Turk:

Dawna Henderson or Pierre Mathieu purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Dawna Henderson or Pierre Mathieu chose Cockburn Town

It's unlike any other island in the Caribbean. Not too many people know of Grand Turk and that's what makes it so special. It's one of the best kept secrets in the Caribbean. You don't have to dress up for dinner unless you want to, or sit on a beach with hundreds of other tourists. Yes there are things to do in the evening and more than enough activities during the day, but if you want to shop or go to nightclubs you won't find them here in Grand Turk. The people are great and the marine life is fantastic. You can visit other Cays each having their own charm - Salt Cay or Gibbs Cay.

What makes this apartment unique

If you love animals like we do, you're in for a big treat. It boasts the 3rd largest barrier reef system in the world (7,000 barrier reef wall). So the diving is spectacular as well as the snorkeling.

From December to mid March, you spot Humpback Whales from your very own veranda. You may even catch a pod of Dolphins swimming right past your Beachfront Suite. There are also wild donkeys and horses all over the island.

We offer each Suite a Weber propane BBQ should you wish to dine on freshly caught fish caught that afternoon that can be purchased down the street at the local fish market. We provide two complimentary bicycles so you can take in the sites of this unique island. Our suites face the national marine park and the 7,000 foot barrier reef- so take our paddle boards (no charge) and paddle out to the reef.

We want to offer our guests everything we look for when we travel. Accommodations that are super clean, well maintained, nicely decorated, TV with cable, Internet and a great bathroom with great water pressure. It also has to be right on the water. Reef House has all of this and more.

- Very Safe Island

- Queen Size Bed

- Close to all bars, grocery stores, restaurants

- Screened in Veranda - facing the Caribbean Ocean - west - spectacular sunsets

- Big Wooden Deck facing the ocean

- Newly Built - Completed January 2016

- Directly on the Beach - roll out of bed and you're in turquoise water

- White sand & crystal clear water

- Free airport transfers

- Complimentary bikes - 2 per suite

- Complimentary paddle boards

- Great water pressure

- Weber™ Propane BBQ

- Complimentary filtered water & ice

- Water noodles

- Umbrellas & Beach Chairs/Lounges


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Cockburn Town, Turks & Caicos

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 69 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Outside fresh foot shower provided.
  • 1 Bathroom Great water pressure White pedestal porcelain sink Tall & roomy shower - all white subway tile w/lighting and cedar seat Rain shower head Mounted magnifying mirror Q-tips™ & cotton balls Hair dryer Toilet paper Beach towels Lots of good bath towels Face cloths Hand soap Starter shampoo & conditioner
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Twin roll-out cot with comfy matteress
  • Each Suite is a one bedroom. We also offer a twin size mattress fold-out cot - suitable for a small child.1 Bedroom - Modern and beautifully decorated, quality bed linen. Enjoy the cool easterly breezes in your room or have it air conditioned - Your choice. If you require 2 bedrooms......... Special Offer: If both Apt. Suites are rented together at the same time by the same party we provide special rates. Just ask us and we will be happy to provide you with a rate. This provides you with two bedrooms, two baths and two kitchens. And two times the fun.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
If you want a private beach you have it here at Reef House. Cleaning is not provided, but can be accommodated for $60.00 per cleaning. We will pick up provisions for you prior to your arrival for a fee of $75.00USD. Things like liquor, pop, eggs, juice, bread etc.


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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Reef House for one relaxing and amazing week. Everything was as described, beautiful, fully stocked kitchen, stunning views comfortable bed, clean everything! We spent hours on the screened in porch watching the ocean, boats, sunsets and stars. It was the perfect way to start and end every day. The owners were amazing as well. They know the islands and where happy to assist. Their recommendations were spot on.

  • Submitted: 11-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh, Stop. :) Thanks for the super review. We're glad we could contribute to your happy holiday. Makes it all worth it. Perhaps one day we will see you again. And, thanks again for choosing to stay with us at Reef House. dawna & pierre
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A Fantastic Week

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at the Reef House and Dawna was the perfect host. We went in mid-November, the island is still rebuilding from the hurricanes so it's a little rough - but the Reef house and the beach is stunning, no damage at all. The pictures don't do it justice, you are literally 15 feet from the water, with colors that we've never seen before. There is something to be said for waking up and having coffee on a deck with the Caribbean just feet away.

Dawna supplied paddleboards and bikes - we road around the entire island - biking was our primary mode of transportation and an easy way to get around. It's such a small island, we felt like locals after just a couple of days, were constantly running into people we had already met.

If you are looking for a place to go and relax, and end your week wishing you could stay longer, the Reef House is the place to go.

Thanks Dawna - we will be back!

  • Submitted: 4-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I visited for our honeymoon 2 weeks ago. We were greeted at the airport by Pierre, he was super friendly and gave us a small tour of the island on our way to Reef House. We were the earliest arriving guests they have had to date, and we really appreciated Pierre coming to picking us up so early!!! The Reef House is beautiful, the view off of the deck is beautiful, and Dawna and Pierre were super friendly! We rode the bikes around most of the time to get to where we wanted to go, but we also rented a golf cart for 2 days to go see the light house and other parts of the island that were further away. I definitely recommend renting a golf cart for at least part of the stay. Our favorite restaurant was the Grand Turk Inn, and our favorite beach was Governor's Beach. This island is super laid back and quiet, no big resorts, not a lot of tourists, and we preferred it that way. Thanks Dawna and Pierre for being such wonderful hosts! We hope to come visit again!

Jackie and Matt

  • Submitted: 6-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic beachfront condo - Absolutely as advertised !

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at the Reef House for a week (almost) in late February/early March.

The property is a quaint two story building that opens up directly onto Pillory Beach. The hosts - Dawna and Pierre - live above and the bottom floor is split into two separate rental units. We stayed in the "south" condo which came with a private bedroom (queen bed), bathroom/shower, full kitchen, TV room, and functioning WiFi. The property opens out to a nicely sized screened-in porch (which is necessary for the evening mosquitoes) that faces the beach and ocean. The crown jewel of the property is the brand new wood deck equipped with reclining lounge chairs and a large sun screen. Sunsets from this deck were simply awesome. Dawna/Pierre have clearly put a lot of thought into both the decor of the condos and the amenities they supply to their guests. From kitchen utensils/gadgets to spices/oils to beach supplies to water sports equipment - we did not want for much of anything during the week. They were also fantastic hosts - regularly available for any wants/needs/advice, but never obtrusive. They were also especially helpful in arranging an unexpected night's stay on Provo due to travel delays that caused us to miss our initial flight to Grand Turk.

If you are looking for a week to unplug and relax at a wonderfully appointed condo on an island with immaculate beaches and impossibly blue water (especially Governor's Beach - one of the best we have ever experienced and most days we had it almost entirely to ourselves) - then come to Grand Turk and stay at ReefHouse!

  • Submitted: 14-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I promise that I did not pay Tyler & Michelle for this review. :) Pierre and I are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Reef House. Reviews like yours make us very very happy. We look forward to seeing some of your photos. Feel free to post them to our Reef House facebook page. :) Don't be strangers.
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Outstanding Suite!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Grand Turk and our stay with Dawna and Pierre made it outstanding!

We are experienced travellers and have stayed in many vacation rentals. This suite was the most outstanding accommodation, bar none! Everything from the bed, to the cutlery, the shower and the beach front location was exceptional. We were wanting for nothing! Dawna and Pierre were exceptional hosts and genuinely cared that we enjoy our vacation. They directed us to the best beaches and great places to eat, and every experience surpassed the last. Thank you Dawna! We will definitely be returning to Reef House!

  • Submitted: 12-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys for the great review.. We're so happy you had a good time and were even happier you were satisfied with the Suite accommodations. We look forward to seeing you again real soon :) Enjoy the rest of the summer at your cottage. - dawna & pierre
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
JAG Grand Turk, International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Bohio, Sand Bar, Turks Head Inn & Grand Turk Inn
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Bohio, Sandbar, Turks Head Inn, Grand Turk Inn
Nearest Beach
Pillroy Beach
Car: necessary


It's a separate island from Provo.

Coming from the Continental U.S or Canada fly to Provenciales, Turks & Caicos and then take a 20 minute local flight from Provenciales to Grand Turk. You will be picked up by Reef House - No airport transfer fees for pick-up and return to airport.

Airlines: WestJet, Air Canada, JetBlue, United, Delta, American Airlines

Grand Turk :

If you want great shopping and night clubs, Grand Turk is not for you. It however is one of the best islands in the T&C. It's more bohemian in it's vibe. It's laid back and chilled. Unlike Provo you can whip around the island in a golf cart. If you love the water there is lots to do. The diving and snorekling here is some of the best in the world. From Dec to the beginning of March you will witness the Humpback Whales - amazing sight.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Cockburn Town, Turks & Caicos

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 9 2018 - Feb 28 2018
5 night minimum stay
March Break 2018
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2018 - Nov 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2018 - Dec 16 2018
4 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2018 - Jan 8 2019
5 night minimum stay
Jan 9 2019 - Feb 28 2019
4 night minimum stay
March Break
Mar 1 2019 - Mar 31 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$106.74

You must take a separate island hopper (Small Jet Aircraft) to Grand Turk - Reef House is not the main island of Provo!!! Prices start at $35 per person.

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