Turks and Caicos is seen by many people as the perfect getaway vacation in the Caribbean. Turks and Caicos has gotten great reviews for flight options, convenience, activities, and local culture. Turks and Caicos is also known for their affordable rooms and bright sunshine.
Providenciales, home of the international airport, is the main island in the chain. Many of the hotels are around 15 away from the airport along Grace Bay on the Northeast shore. The beach is so wide that it doesn’t feel crowded. Here are some of the best places to stay in Turks and Caicos.
Grace Bay Club
Grace Bay was the first luxury hotel on the Turks and Caicos Islands. Grace Bay has multiple accommodations; The Hotel, The Estate, and The Villas. The Hotel comes with suites up to two bedrooms, and is only for adults. The Estate is known for its privately owned suites, with libraries, media rooms, professional kitchens, and plunge pools. The Villas have apartments that are as large as bedrooms, with balconies and living rooms. Around Grace Bay, there are different restaurants, a Kids Club, and a boutique. The COO Nikheel Advani is known for being friendly and charming.
Parrot Cay is a prize winning resort known for its Como Shambhala Spa and many great choices for cuisine.
Amanyara is located on an isolated stretch on the Coast near Northwest Point National Park. Amanyara is the only Aman Resort in the Caribbean. Amanyara is known for being discreet and private. There are plenty of private villas and tennis courts.
Here are some popular places to eat on the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The scenery includes lots of palm trees within Sunshine Nursery, Provo’s largest palm grove. It’s a pleasant walk to many area hotels. The menu features fresh fish, conch and local cuisine.
Da Conch Shack
Da Conch Shack features pastel-colored picnic tables on the beach, conch that has been plucked from ocean beds and jerk chicken. The conch is served as ceviche, chowder, fritters, stewed, and curried. There is also live music played throughout the week. Sunday is designed specifically as family day.
Garam Masala is an Indian restaurant in Regent Village. Vinni Razdan manages everything, and places an emphasis on treating customers like family.
There are many activities that you can enjoy on the Islands. Take time to enjoy water sports such as kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, and paddle boarding. The water is blue and clear throughout the entire year.
Music is an important part of the culture, so you will definitely be entertained by a battle of the bands competition. You may be invited to experience a Junkanoo Party, where the dancing never stops.
Take a half or full day tour around the Islands. You can dive off the Catamaran, snorkel around reefs and enjoy a conch lunch on the beach. Stop by the Caicos Conch Farm. The conch are grouped according to their age. Some conch were trained to preen for all guests.