Updated: Oct 19
Are you tired of the same old vacation spots, where the biggest decision of the day is whether to lounge by the pool or the beach? It's time to trade in your humdrum holiday routine for an adventure that's as exciting as it is luxurious.
Welcome to the Turks and Caicos Islands, a hidden gem in the Caribbean that's more than just sun, sand, and sea. Get ready for a witty whirlwind tour of this tropical paradise, where paradise meets passport stamps!
What to do in Turks and Caicos?
Here are three things to do on your vacation to the island;
Kite, Surf, or Just Watch
The constant trade winds make Turks and Caicos a haven for water sports enthusiasts. Whether you're a kitesurfer, a windsurfer, or just a spectator with a piña colada in hand, there's something for everyone. Sit back, relax, and watch the colorful kites hover across the sky, or get on board for some thrilling action on the waves.
Enjoy a scrumptious dish of conch
It's all about conch in Turks and Caicos. Conch fritters, conch ceviche, conch chowder – you name it, they've got it. But the real conch-oisseurs come for the "conch shack" experience. Picture a charming beachside shack where they serve up conch in all its forms – fried, grilled, and even raw. Don't be surprised if you find yourself hooked on this shellfish sensation.
Island Hopping – Sans Gilligan
Turks and Caicos is an archipelago of 40 islands, only eight of which are inhabited. So, what does that mean? Island-hopping! Each island has its unique charm. From the bustling Providenciales to the secluded and serene Parrot Cay, you can explore a new island every day if you wish. Channel your inner Robinson Crusoe minus the shipwreck and enjoy your tropical mini-adventures.
Where to stay in Turks and Caicos
The Turks and Caicos Islands are composed of two distinct groups of islands: to the east, you'll find the Turks Islands, such as Grand Turk and Salt Cay, while to the west, you have the larger Caicos Islands like Providenciales, North Caicos, Middle Caicos, East Caicos, South Caicos, and West Caicos.
Providenciales is the most developed and densely populated island in the Turks and Caicos, boasting a wide array of upscale hotels and luxurious resorts. These include;
Nestled along the picturesque northern coast of Providenciales, you'll discover a brand-new, oceanfront luxury resort sprawling across 14 lush acres. Within this exquisite haven, you'll find a select collection of only 46 resort homes, each boasting the opulence of 13-foot vaulted ceilings, generously proportioned bathrooms and bedrooms, private pools for your exclusive enjoyment, and breathtaking vistas of the coastline.
Situated along the shores of Grace Bay beach, this boutique retreat has 28 unique accommodations, ranging from cozy one-bedroom suites to spacious three and four-bedroom suites and penthouses. A standout attraction at Point Grace is Grace's Cottage, an exclusive dinner-only restaurant.
The menu takes inspiration from gourmet French cuisine, and to complement your culinary experience, an extensive wine list is at your disposal, featuring an array of selections from various corners of the globe, with many of them offered by the glass.
So, if you're looking for a vacation that's a perfect blend of luxury and adventure, the Turks and Caicos Islands have you covered. This little slice of Caribbean heaven offers more than just sun-kissed selfies – it provides memories that will keep you coming back for more. Plus, who doesn't want to return home with a tan and a passport full of turquoise-themed stamps?