The popular Turks and Caicos resorts islands, dubbed after the native Turk’s Head “fez” cactus, as well as the Lucayan phrase “caya hico”, which means chain of islands, are best known for it’s many post card ideal white sand seashores, and one of the longest coral reefs on the planet, abounding in bright colored corals and rainbows of exotic fish, which makes it a highly regarded scuba diving vacation destination.
The numerous national parks are protected by the law in the Turks and Caicos Islands, to ensure the magnificent beaches and untapped coral reefs will stay this way for our children and grandchildren and stay easily accessible to everyone. Kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, mountain biking, and outdoor hikes all greatly enhance the experience. Repeated visitors to Turks and Caicos are beach lovers who don’t seem to be pleased with merely browsing through the photos and reading about the fantastic Turks and Caicos shorelines.
Water sports are abundant. There are boat rentals, cruises, excursions, live-aboards, secluded isle drop-offs. Day time activities for taking in the sights, picnicking, scuba diving, or snorkeling can be found on every assortment of sail or motor craft. Sport fishing in Turks and Caicos rich waters is definitely an experience you are always going to recall. You can also learn how to dive within just a couple of days during your stay. Activities on land include horseback riding and nature hikes you can take on your own or along with a guide, discovering historic ruins and much more.
Navigating around the islands is simple. Grand Turk is actually a treeless, brush coated island, merely six and a half miles (10.5km) in length and one and a half miles (2.4km) in width. Cockburn Town, the only settlement on Grand Turk, is considered the capital of the islands for longer than four hundred years.
Salt Cay is nine miles (15km) to the south of Grand Turk, and situated on this island is the historical Balfour Town.
The smallest of the Caicos islands, South Caicos, twenty two miles (35km) west of Grand Turk, is actually a dry wasteland. Cockburn Harbour would be the only town on this island and it has a fairly gloomy population.
Middle Caicos and North Caicos symbolize the very best of environmental surroundings, with lavish green woodlands, and the largest cave system in the Caribbean on Middle Caicos. Additionally there is some development ongoing in formerly uninhabited West Caicos.
Parrot Cay and Pine Cay are privately held islands and are also the place to find the most exclusive holiday resorts Parrot Cay Resort and Spa, plus the Meridian Club.
Providenciales is among the most tourist-focused and developed of the Turks and Caicos Islands, offering numerous resort hotels and an 18-hole golf course. Providenciales International Airport is a primary entry point for the Turks and Caicos Islands.
You will find there’s a broad spectrum of accommodations presented at just about every budget level ranging from small family run hotels and comfy bed & breakfasts with a lot of atmosphere, to luxurious million dollar waterfront villas and all inclusive resorts.
The majority of the privately owned houses and condo properties are usually managed by professional property managers who reside on the island and can easily provide comprehensive information as well as brochures on their properties and help in choosing a property which fulfills a visitor’s requirements.
Providenciales, home to the tourist restaurant scene, provides a remarkably large choice of restaurants, starting from breeze cooled places for barbecue or burgers to air-conditioned retreats for Continental delicacies and candle light dinners. There are numerous terrific cooks preparing food on the island. The hotels, restaurants and bars deliver evening entertainment through the outstanding variety of gifted, world-class performers that Turks and Caicos appeal to.
Visitors who may have rented houses or condominiums come across considerable supplies of fresh and frozen foods, delicacies, baked foods plus a good selection of liquors and wines.
For travelers staying on Turks and Caicos or day tourists from cruise liners, shopping on Turks and Caicos can be a nice surprise, regardless if shopping for luxuries or essentials. Rather than the inexpensive T-shirt stops which usually trouble a great number of resorts, Turks and Caicos provide innovative shops with unique resort wear, high quality jewelry, distinctive international and local crafts and luxurious goods. Turks and Caicos houses numerous talented artists who work in lots of different mediums and methods. Meet up with them and discover their work at the island’s galleries and artists’ studios. Bring home a made-on-Turks and Caicos work of art that can recreate the island sensation each time you glance at it. Turks and Caicos’s shopping zones are attractions on their own featuring alluring restaurants, cafes and bars in addition to all the stores.
Simply being on Turks and Caicos advances health and fitness. Take it one step further and indulge, groom, exercise, adjust, sweat, rejuvenate, renew, beautify or invigorate yourself when you visit.
Perhaps you have already fallen deeply in love with Turks and Caicos and wish to explore the opportunity of owning your own house, villa, or condo on these gorgeous islands. The local real estate companies will be pleased to go over the possibilities. They could also show you home sites of numerous varieties. Regardless of whether you are thinking about building your own cottage on the seashore or your dream home, you’ll want to talk with skilled local experts. The architects, designers and builders can go over with you, the unique pleasures of building in a tropical heaven and work together with you to help make your dream a reality.
Maybe you’ve fallen in love with each other and would want to learn more about wedding ceremonies on Turks and Caicos. A perfect wedding ceremony and celebration in heaven, as straightforward or complex as you desire, is definitely an island specialty. The numerous enchanting houses of worship will be pleased to see you at your wedding or at any other service during your visit.
The majority of people who visit, keep coming back again and again. And will always be welcome in pretty much all Turks and Caicos resorts!