The large and sheltered Bell Sound offers an amazing range of blues, greens and turquoise hues.
Partially enclosed by the central land mass and extended northern peninsula of South Caicos, Bell Sound is a shallow lagoon with brilliant turquoise water. The majority of this lagoon is a protected area, namely the Bell Sound Nature Reserve. The nature reserve covers an area of 4.4 square miles, but the name Bell Sound is often used to refer to a greater area that continues on to the small cays found between South Caicos and
Although much of the Bell Sound coastline on South Caicos is either rocky or a bit swampy with mangroves, several small sandy beaches can be found. These spots are excellent for launching kayaks and paddleboards, but aren’t really great for swimming as the water is very shallow and the sand is quite silty.