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  • Turks and Caicos Island Resorts

    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!

  • Demi Moore back and dancing
    Demi Moore was back on Turks and Caicos with her daughter, Rumer Willis, during Christmas holidays. Here's a news article we found on http://updatednews.ca: Demi Moore looked like she was back in action during a mother-daughter Christmas vacation in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Though the actress has kept a very low profile since her split with estranged husband Ashton Kutcher, she seemed to shake off any malaise from her impending divorce with some holiday booty-shakin’ in the Caribbean. Other celebrities in Parrot Cay for the holidays included Charlize Theron, with her mother, and “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” producer J.J. Abrams and his ...
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    Posted on: December 28th, 2011
  • Gansevoort Fully Loaded New Year’s Eve Package for just $100,000 a night
    Do you really want to spare no expense to meet 2012 at Gansevoort Turks & Caicos? Well, considering all the end-of-the-world theories circling around the year 2012, it could be the last new year's eve for all of us, so why not then? We found this offer published on gadling.com website and here's what's included: Luxury accommodations in the Oceanfront Penthouse Suite Private Gansevoort jet service to and from Providenciales with private luxury transfers Complimentary Bloody Mary "conchtails" upon arrival Gourmet bar & kitchen pre-stocked with requested favorites Exhale Spa therapist and instructor on-call for daily class/treatment (massage, y...
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    Posted on: December 5th, 2011
  • British MP Alan Duncan coming next week
    British MP Alan Duncan will be in the Turks and Caicos Islands next week and will be meeting with Governor Ric Todd, Chief Executive Martin Stanley, officials from the Progressive National Party (PNP), People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) and members of the business community. Turks and Caicos Sun gives details about this visit in their today's article: Of particular interest to Duncan should be the shambled state of the Turks and Caicos Islands economy, since it was his department, DFID, which in July 2010 provided a loan guarantee in favour of Scotiabank, for an amount of up to US$260million, to the TCI Government for an amount of up to five years. Speaking i...
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    Posted on: December 5th, 2011
  • New Caicos Express Airways Flights, Skycruise Airways Waiting for Approval
    Fptci.com website published a news article detailing new flight options to Grand Turk: Caicos Express Airways has been approved to fly passengers between Providenciales and Grand Turk and is schedule to begin service Dec. 5. The carrier, which already provides service to Salt Cay, will fly nine-seat Cessnas four times a day, seven days a week to the capital island, leaving Provo at 7:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Fares are expected to be $170 walk up and $160 three days in advance, said Caicos Express’ owner Richardson Arthur. Since 2008, only Air Turks and Caicos has been flying the route. Another airline has requested to fly that route a...
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    Posted on: November 26th, 2011
  • Cyber Monday at The Gansevoort Hotel
    Monday, Nov. 28, has been renamed Cyber Monday in the travel industry, with a slew of travel deals that must generally be booked online on or around that date. Cyber Monday comes on the tail end of the traditionally big shopping weekend that follows the united States Thanksgiving holiday. Here's what the Gansevoort Hotel has to offer for the following Monday: The Gansevoort hotel in Turks and Caicos has a Cyber Monday package for Canadian residents with 25 per cent off for stays Nov. 28 through Oct. 31, 2012. The promotion is available for people who book on Monday, Nov. 28, and there is a three-night minimum stay. The package includes a welcome gift and a $50 U....
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    Posted on: November 25th, 2011
  • New Tax Hikes in TCI
    New tax hikes are aimed at reducing the budget deficit, which adds to measures introduced in April 2011 when the tax burden on islanders and the financial services sector was significantly hiked. This is covered in the tax-news.com article: The measures are as part of a major overhaul of the Turks and Caicos Islands' fiscal regime following the British government's intervention on August 14, 2009, after an enquiry reported that there was a "high probability of systemic corruption" being perpetrated, allegedly in particular by the island's former Premier Michael Misick. At the time, the British government assumed control of the island's affairs, removing its elect...
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    Posted on: November 25th, 2011
  • BAF Global Group Expands to TCI
    Tribune242.com published an article detailing the BAF Global Group expansion to TCI: The office, located on the main thoroughfare, Leeward Highway, Providenciales, offers general insurance including auto, property and liability products. The Board of Directors, led by I. Chester Cooper, chairman of BAF Global Group, and vice-chairman, Bahamian attorney, John Wilson along with Turks and Caicos native and general manager, Louis Dickenson, hosted the event that was attended by just over 100 hundred guests Mr Dickenson said he was "delighted to be a member of the BAF team, and to be able to bring a higher level of customer service and satisfaction to the local in...
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    Posted on: November 24th, 2011
  • Tranquility Vacations Limited Time Special
    Tranquility Vacations has announced a limited time special on their private Turks and Caicos villas now through November 30th. On island villa expert Tranquility Vacations has announced a limited time special on their private Turks and Caicos villas now through November 30th. When they book this week, guests can stay 6 nights and get the 7th night free at any of their exclusive villa properties. “For those looking to escape the cold this winter, it’s essential to book a villa now,” says Tranquility owner Basia Zaidan. “For private luxury rentals, reserving early is the key, especially if you have your heart set on a particular villa experience. We often h...
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    Posted on: November 24th, 2011
  • Workers Protest in TCI
    The Associated Press reports that hundreds of workers are protesting upcoming job cuts: Teachers, immigration agents, doctors and government clerks are among the more than 200 people who marched in Providenciales on Tuesday to also demand bigger severance packages. The government has said it will cut 300 public sector jobs by Dec. 9 to trim costs and eliminate what it says are overlapping positions. You can read the complete article on the businessweek.com website....
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    Posted on: November 24th, 2011
  • Mango Reef, Providenciales – Short Review
    Mango Reef is one of those places you want to visit again and again, be it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You are not likely to be disappointed by either the food or the service. You may have already got some advice to visit this place, and if you decide to, you're guaranteed to get value for your money even though this isn't the cheapest place around. The setting, right on the beach is beautiful and very romantic in the evening when the main lighting is candlelight. Service is very pleasant, very attentive and helpful and the chef can often be seen out talking to the customers which is a nice touch. The food was immaculate and perfectly seasoned and cooked....
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    Posted on: November 17th, 2011
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