Emergency Medical Services on Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Access Emergency Services During Your Providenciales Vacation If an injury or sickness is keeping you from enjoying all those wonderful Providenciales things to do, there are island medical facilities to provide emergency medical services on Providenciales. Remember to dial “9” first to access an outside line. Grace Bay Integrative Medical Centre – 649.941.5252 Situated in

Cell Phone and Internet Services in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Best Ways to Stay Connected By Phone and Social Media When Traveling to Providenciales There are plenty of Providenciales things to do to “plug into” fun, and you’ll want to capture it all on your handheld or laptop. Staying connected by phone and social media when traveling to Providenciales is an important part of sharing

Enjoy Providenciales’ Cocktail Bars Along Grace Bay Beach

Unique Ingredients and Ambiance Served Up Along Grace Bay Beach Eating and drinking are definitely favourite things to do on Providenciales, and there are a number of island spots offering incredible ingredients and innovation. A great cocktail involves mixing, measuring, quality spirits and know-how, and some of the island bartenders have got this methodology down

Top Activities on Providenciales Include Many Shades of Blue

Color Of Providenciales Ocean Defies Description Whether you’re swimming, snorkeling or experiencing any of the top activities on Providenciales, the extraordinary color of the Caicos waters will leave you in awe. Visitors use descriptors like chalky blue, amazing turquoise, blue topaz, aqua blue and blue ice to describe the shades they see when visiting the

Things to do in Turks and Caicos Include a “Hat Trick”

Stylish Hats Keep You Safe From The Sun While Enjoying All The Things To Do On Providenciales The sultry temperatures and spectacular beauty of the Turks and Caicos Islands entice any visitor to try top activities on Providenciales like snorkeling, swimming, and boating. You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to beautiful beaches and breathtakingly

Exploring Providenciales? Check Out These Local Plants

Pincushions and Seven Year Apples? Strange But True Plants of the Turks & Caicos Islands While you’re enjoying some of the top activities and exploring Providenciales at the beach or the picturesque inland waters, you’ll be surrounded by a variety of vegetation, some with unsual names. You think your mother-in-law is rough around the edges

Cycling Around Providenciales, Turks & Caicos

Bicyle and Scooter Rentals for Immersive Day Trips Around Providenciales Cycling around Providenciales, Turks & Caicos gives you a whole new perspective on the Island. With your sweetie by your side, you can experience the sights and smells of Provo with impromptu stops at interesting local venues and restaurants. There’s really nothing like the feel

Fruit Trees of the Turks & Caicos Islands

Creamy Coconut, Tart Tamarind and Sweet Sapodilla on Pristine Providenciales When the hurricane roars, some will break. When the storm rages, others will fall. But sometimes despite everything, some will just bend. The Palm Tree Scattered throughout the Turks and Caicos Islands are palm trees, which even under the stress of high winds, will bend

Turks and Caicos Junkanoo Museum Now Open

Visitors Learn About Song, Dance, Community and Turks & Caicos Culture In “Thunderball” Sean Connery fights his way through a crowd of Junkanoo revellers and Pierce Brosnan, chased by Woody Harrelson, is surrounded by colourful Junkanoo performers in the movie “After the Sunset”. While you might not be seen yourself on the big screen, you’ll

First Female Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands

Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson Elected to Office in Recent Elections The colonial style government building on Grand Turk still looks the same. Its view still showcases amazing ocean views; the white coral sand is still as soft as baby powder. And the flag flying outside remains unchanged. But there is one big difference; and it’s wearing high

Bird Watching In The Turks and Caicos Islands

Birding on Providenciales and the Islands For birders, the Turks and Caicos Islands entices visitors with a chance to spot the Bahama Woodstar Hummingbird and the Reddish Egret among many other species and sub species. The rocky outcropping, protected wetlands, and scrubby brush are home to breeding birds, birds of prey and other unique Caribbean

Providenciales Duty Free and Luxury Goods Shops

Turks and Caicos Shopping Offers Fine Jewelry and Precious Collectibles Whether you’re looking for designer diamonds, high end watches or unique handcrafted gems and adornments, you’ll find something exclusive for your collection when you visit Providenciales duty free and luxury goods shops. Some pieces of jewelry tell time. Some pieces of jewelry improve over time.

Pre-Christmas Special Rates in Turks & Caicos

Third Night Free Offer Puts Everyone in the Holiday Spirit! Seasonal eggnog may come in a cone and palm fronds replace pine boughs. And Santa, well, he might be sporting beach shorts. That’s the perspective you might share with our pre-Christmas special rates in Turks & Caicos. A pre-Christmas getaway to the Turks and Caicos

Live Music on Providenciales – Musicians and Vocalists Perform at Venues around the Island

Turks and Caicos Musicians and Vocalists Put on a Show What an infectious drum beat, great walking bass line, and the tempo on that metal saw is perfect! Did you say metal saw? Live music on Providenciales is a must experience for any visitor. As soon as you arrive in Providenciales, you’ll probably hear a

What to do on a Cruise Ship stop in Grand Turk – Part 3

The Food Enthusiast Excursion You’ve finally arrived in the Turks and Caicos Islands. It’s port day! You’ve enjoyed the cruise ship cuisine so far, but maybe you’ve got a hankering for some authentic island flavours? Craving a creative Caribbean cocktail? Wondering what all the fuss is about conch? Numerous cruise lines visit the Southern Caribbean

What to do on a Cruise Ship stop in Grand Turk – Part 2

The Sportsman Shore Excursion Numerous cruise lines visit the Southern Caribbean including Carnival, Holland America, Oceania, and Silversea, most departing from Miami or Fort Lauderdale, but the port they all arrive at in the Turks and Caicos Islands is Grand Turk. And once the ship has arrived and the anchor has been dropped, cruise passengers

Scooter Rentals on Providenciales

Sightsee Around Provo with Paradise Scooter Rentals Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck buzzing by the Coliseum on a Vespa in Roman Holiday. Sting, wearing the latest Mod fashions, riding his mirror-bedecked scooter in the movie Quadrophenia. Maybe you’re not rolling along with a camera following you and maybe there’s no director yelling “cut!”, but you

What to do on a Cruise Ship stop in Grand Turk – Part 1

The Romantic Shore Excursion Numerous cruise lines visit the Southern Caribbean including Carnival, Holland America, Oceania, and Silversea, most departing from Miami or Fort Lauderdale, but the port they all arrive at in the Turks and Caicos Islands is Grand Turk. And once the ship has arrived and the anchor has been dropped, cruise passengers

Best Casual Dining on Providenciales – Chinson’s Grill Shack

Amazing Take-Away Food on the Way to Providenciales Airport It’s dinnertime! How about a crispy egg roll appetizer followed up some steaming chow mein, flavourful lemon chicken, and….. crispy island shrimp with pineapple slaw. If that sounds like someone just slipped a page from another menu into what you’re reading, you’d be wrong. Chinson’s Grill

Caribbean House Evolution on Providenciales

Three Day Electronic Dance Music Festival in the Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean… House… Evolution? Doesn’t it sound like a documentary about improvements in tropical home construction through the ages? No, this increasingly popular event in the Turks and Caicos Islands is a three day festival held in and around Providencales that celebrates a type

Annual South Caicos Regatta, Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Annual Regatta Commemorates Queen’s Visit with Pageants, Fishing, and Festivities Fifty years ago the British royal yacht Britannia steamed into the Cockburn Town harbour and a flotilla of local boats sailed past to welcome the Queen. Flags flew and island pride soared as, for the first time, a reigning monarch visited this

Provo Golf Club with Course Ambassador, David Feherty

“Feherty Approved” Caribbean Golf Course Open To All A retired, world-famous professional golfer, golf reporter and bestselling author on the sport is endorsing your golf course saying, “Wouldn’t you rather be here?” What better stamp of approval do you need? The Provo Golf Club on Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands has itself a

Annual Celebration of Her Majesty’s Visit to Turks and Caicos Islands

2016 Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s Tour She has been portrayed on numerous stamps of the Turks and Caicos Islands. She inspired the islands’ annual sailing regatta and festival that has endured for 50 years. And she is even the reason one couple flew thousands of miles from their home to visit this part

Providenciales Art Event – January 2016

Building a Strong and Resourceful Community Through Art The Caribbean evening breeze warms participants in cocktail attire as they sip glasses of cool champagne and nibble on canapes at this Providenciales art event featuring an exclusive collection of island art. However, this is one event in which the participants not only gain wonderful memories but

Turks and Caicos Christmas Cake

Rum and Fruit Feature in This Dense and Moist Christmas Cake When a cook comes out of the kitchen holding a black cake, it generally provokes sympathy for the cook and an assumption that something really terrible has happened. But the blackness of this cake is an achievement and has nothing to do with overbaking

Turks and Caicos Family Christmas

Family Christmas Vacations on Providenciales Full of Magic An eggnog shared with a friend, family tucking into a wonderful holiday meal and the sounds of “White Christmas” floating in the air. But hold on to your jingle bells…that eggnog isn’t in a glass, that meal features fried plantains and that Christmas tune is coming from

Caribbean Honeymoons on a Budget

Fabulous Turks and Caicos Honeymoons Need Not Break the Bank! A romantic picnic on a gorgeous private beach, paddling along pristine azure waters, or enjoying the delicious world of conch cuisine; these are a few of the remarkable experiences newlyweds can enjoy during Caribbean honeymoons on a budget in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Head

Turks and Caicos Weddings on a Budget

Budget Friendly Tips for Your Caribbean Wedding Against a backdrop of sparkling blue water with soft sand under your feet, you say “I do” with your partner. Sounds exotic and expensive right? There is a way to create your own fabulous budget wedding day in the Turks and Caicos Islands without hurting the wallet. Hopefully

Snorkel Providenciales Beaches: Easy to See Turtles and Rays

Bight Beach Offers Easy Access to Turtles, Stingrays, Starfish and Tropical Fish in Turks and Caicos Located only 5.3 km away from Villa del Mar resort, The Bight Park is home to beautiful Bight Beach, and the Bight Reef, the most popular snorkeling location on Providenciales. Bight Reef Snorkeling Video In our short video you’ll

Turks & Caicos Resort Reviews and Recognition

Villa del Mar Receives Outstanding Guest Ratings Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands – November, 2015 – Villa del Mar, a boutique all-suite resort located within the world-renowned Grace Bay Beach area is honored to be the recipient of a 2015 award. A prestigious accolade, the Certificate of Recognition was awarded to Villa del

Turks and Caicos Resort Package Savings

Two Resort Experience Package With Additional Savings At last, you don’t have to worry about which Turks and Caicos resort package savings gives you the better deal. Now you can enjoy the amazing amenities of two of the finest resorts all in one vacation. Special Reciprocal Offer A very special offer through Villa del Mar

Great Hotel Deal in Turks and Caicos

Special Rates Give Turks and Caicos Deal Seekers Up To 33% Savings Not only does it offer convenience, charm and great customer service, but its special pre-Christmas rates definitely make the Villa del Mar Resort a great hotel deal in Turks and Caicos. Situated within the spectacular Grace Bay Beach area, the Villa del Mar

Wedding Hotels in the Turks and Caicos

Budget Friendly Alternative for your Dream Turks and Caicos Destination Wedding Wanting to tie the knot in the Turks and Caicos? You’ll want to make sure to tie up the loose ends too. With pristine waters, soft sandy beaches and warm tropical temperatures, the Turks and Caicos Islands are an enviable setting for any wedding.

Providenciales Photographers and Videographers for Special Events

Villa del Mar Resort on Providenciales can assist you with all the details of your special occasion including providing you with quality videography and photography services through island business Spotlight Communications and Eye Spice . Spotlight Communications While they offer a full range of production services including photography, promotion and marketing, web and graphic design,

Blue Haven Marina, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

Dining, Relaxing and People Watching at Blue Haven Marina You might not arrive in a 200 foot luxury yacht, but like any visitor who comes to this spectacular location, you’ll thoroughly enjoy breathtaking scenery and remarkable dining experiences at Blue Haven Marina, Providenciales. Getting to Blue Haven Marina Situated on Marina Road in the Leeward

Top Wedding Photographers on Providenciales

Join the Celebrity List with Top Notch Photographers in the Turks and Caicos Barack and Michelle Obama. Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. And now you… Why not choose a wedding photographer on Providenciales whose subject list includes some famous names? When you wed in the Turks and Caicos Islands there are remarkable photographers available to

Turks and Caicos Best Rates for Fall 2015

Third Night Free at Villa del Mar Puts this Luxury Caribbean Destination Within Reach Villa del Mar, a boutique hotel just steps from the famed, white sand beach of Grace Bay in the Turks and Caicos Islands has brought back its Third Night Free Special Offer. Experience the Grace Bay Boutique Resort Lifestyle From now

Tour the Caicos Islands by Boat

Day Trips to North and Middle Caicos Islands from Providenciales Wondering what lies beyond Providenciales? The Turks and Caicos Islands consist of some 40 islands, islets and cays, only 8 of which are populated. While Providenciales and the Grace Bay beach strip is built up with world-class resorts, luxury shopping, fabulous dining, casinos and a

Beachfront Casual Dining on Providenciales

Conch Dishes, Seafood Favorites and Great Beverages at Bugaloo’s With a name like Bugaloo’s, you might automatically think of you’re going to a place specializing in wild dancing, rather than beachfront casual dining on Providenciales. But you’d be wrong. Bugaloo’s Conch Crawl is actually a restaurant where people are “wild” about the food. The History

Providenciales Budget-Friendly Restaurant: Turks Kebab

Fresh, Friendly and Comforting Mediterranean Food in the Turks and Caicos If you’re looking for interesting cultural combinations of food, then you should visit Turks Kebab which specializes in “Turk”ish and Caicos fare. This Providenciales budget-friendly restaurant brings the flavours of the eastern Mediterranean into the Caribbean. Located off Grace Bay Road, just down the

Providenciales Family Tours

Turks and Caicos Islands Offer Unique Family Friendly Excursions The words “concha woncha” prompt images of characters and luscious sweets from the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory rather than Providenciales family tours. But Concha Woncha (pronounced konka wonka) Tours is not a series of moving images and actors portraying characters, but a real life

Direct Flights to Providenciales International Airport

United Airlines Brings Latest Non-Stop Offering from Chicago to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos The balmy weather and predictable sunshine on Providenciales, Turks and Caicos provides a much needed break from shoveling snow and bracing for additional cold fronts. And if last winter was any indication of the type of weather patterns the northeastern states can

The Beaches of Providenciales – Western Beaches

Part 3 in a Four Part Series about the Beaches of Providenciales Your Providenciales beach bucket list should include not only idyllic places for sunbathing or swimming, but also settings to showcase Mother Nature or transport you back in time. Getting to Northwest Point National Park The beaches along the western shores offer startling landscapes

Chalk Sound Kayaking a Beautiful Provo Experience

Visitors Get a Unique Perspective when Kayaking Chalk Sound in the Turks and Caicos The island of Providenciales offers many diverse kayak adventures, but Chalk Sound kayaking at the southwestern part of the island provides an inspiring and unique one-with-nature experience. About a 20 minute drive southwest of Villa del Mar just past the Five

3 Bedroom Rentals on Providenciales

Villa del Mar’s Three Bedroom Condos Steps to Grace Bay Beach When you’re planning multi-generational or large family group holidays there can be challenges in keeping everyone happy, and thankfully Villa del Mar is an outstanding option for 3 bedroom rentals on Providenciales. 3 Bedroom Features & Amenities Situated steps away from Grace Bay Beach,

Budget-Friendly Grace Bay Beach Vacation

Affordable Holidays on Providenciales Easier Than You Might Expect A budget-friendly Grace Bay Beach vacation is easier than you think. A good place to start is with your choice of accommodation, and then you can enjoy the paradise of Providenciales (Provo) in a setting that can be described with 3 “A+”. A+ Accommodations This unique

2 Bedroom Rentals on Grace Bay, Providenciales

Budget Friendly Two Bedroom Condos Across From Grace Bay Beach There are many 2 bedroom rentals on Grace Bay, Providenciales, but one upscale yet affordable resort is getting a lot of attention. Awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, Villa del Mar is an intimate boutique resort that offers fewer suites than a larger resort

St. Patrick’s Day Activities on Grace Bay Beach

Fun Activities on Grace Bay Beach to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day There are many Grace Bay Beach activities where the words “go green” mean environmentally friendly ideas like, beach cleanup, reducing gas emissions or using biodegradable products. But one event in March prompts all islanders to go green, as in St. Patrick’s Day green. While

Romantic Restaurants on Grace Bay, Providenciales

Grace Bay Romantic Restaurant Ideas Let You Express Your Inner Cupid! Palm trees tower overhead and sultry tropical breezes embrace you. Gentle ocean waves roll in the background. Sizzling seafood is served. It’s Valentine’s Day in the Caribbean, and the romantic restaurants on Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales are serving up plenty of romance. Our tour

Valentine’s Day Event on Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

The Chocolate Lovers Showcase is a tasty Valentine’s Day Event on Provo The Turks and Caicos Islands know how to promote love, and the Chocolate Lovers Showcase is a Valentine’s Day Event on Providenciales that surprises, delights and satisfies. Mmmmmmm! Can’t you just taste it? Sea snails, battered, deep fried, a dash of hot pepper

Suite Hotels in the Turks and Caicos

Villa del Mar Offers the Best Value for Turks and Caicos Hotel Suites You might be feeling overwhelmed by the choices of suite hotels in the Turks and Caicos Islands, but there’s one exceptional resort that should make your choice easy. Are you seeking suites that offer a private setting with tasteful decor and furnishings?

Condo Rentals on Grace Beach Beach

Visitors Rave about Villa del Mar Grace Bay Beach Condos There are numerous condo rentals on Grace Beach Beach but one in particular is drawing the attention of guests from all over the world. This resort has somehow hit upon that magic formula of being incredibly popular and yet, still retaining an intimate, uncrowded feeling

Traditional Xmas Celebrations in the Turks and Caicos

Salt Cay Preserves Xmas Traditions With Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony It’s Christmas in the Caribbean. So, let’s celebrate with a ceremony and some salt. On a very small island in the Turks and Caicos Islands this special “seasoning”, or rather “season” of the year is celebrated literally in the place where salt began. Salt Cay

Best Places to Stay in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Villa del Mar Guests Enjoy Discounted Rates at Private Island Resort, The Meridian Club It’s a Caribbean handshake… A brand new arrangement between two world-class resorts that not only helps tourists save money but also allows them to experience the very best combined features of two world-class resorts. Each partner brings their own special features

2014 Annual Turks and Caicos Conch Festival

Conch Festival Celebrations Get Underway on November 28, 2014 Spongebob’s pet, Gary the Snail entertains thousands of young television viewers. Turbo the garden snail delighted movie audiences with his onscreen antics. But during the month of November, the humble sea snail is truly honored in an annual festival held in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Heritage Festivals in the Turks and Caicos Islands

The Maritime Festival: Part 5 in a five part series about National Heritage Month in the Turks and Caicos Islands What has a sparkling turquoise colour that has provided the backdrop to countless weddings and television programs? What possesses such power and movement that countless island artists have been inspired to paint and create songs?

Turks and Caicos Seafood Festival – October 2014 – National Heritage Month

The Seafood Festival: Part 2 in a five part series about National Heritage Month in the Turks and Caicos Islands Let’s talk rods, reels, and ripsaws. No, this is not Mrs. Grimble’s Grade 6 English Class on Alliteration. We’d like to introduce you to the Seafood Festival, a cultural celebration of the sea held on

Book a Vacation at a Grace Bay Resort

How do you balance budget friendly with superior hotel amenities? Book a vacation at a Grace Bay resort in the Turks and Caicos and expect a beach holiday to rival all others. The allure of the turquoise waters framing glowing white sand, and the promise of carefree days spent on the beach snorkeling, reading, swimming

Holiday Planning Advice for the Turks & Caicos Islands

Helpful Travel and Packing Tips Make Your Caribbean Vacation Blissfully Uncomplicated You’re thinking about booking a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, but how do you make that vacation truly memorable? A vacation is a lot like a do-it-yourself household project. It takes planning, preparation and the right tools to make it successful, stress-free

Explore Northwest Point National Park

Stretches of Beach, vibrant Coral Reefs and Rugged Coastline on Providenciales In this video, we take you to beautiful Northwest Point National Park. A scenic section on Providenciales, the park is comprised of two protected areas side by side: the Northwest Point Marine Natural Park, and Northwest Point Pond Nature Reserve. The main points of

Middle Caicos CrabFest at Bambarra Beach on Middle Caicos Island

Annual Festival Celebrates Island Heritage with delicious Blue Land Crab “Catch ’em, cook ’em, eat ’em”. Sounds like the Giant Troll’s refrain as they relish the sight of little Hobbits before them. We’re not talking Tolkien, but this event is no less epic. June 28th marks the third annual Middle Caicos CrabFest at Bambarra Beach

Celebrity Sightings in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Latest Movie Production Shows Continued Appeal of Islands An MI5 agent is on the lam. He finds himself amidst a sting operation. It’s action, adventure and allegations: it’s Turks and Caicos. Action? Allegations? Why aren’t you talking about the brilliantly white sandy beaches, tropical turquoise waters, and blush pink conch shells? Turks and Caicos still

Helicopter Tours of The Turks and Caicos Islands

Thrilling Sightseeing Excursions around Providenciales Flying high over Caribbean islands is thrilling and will give you a spectacular view. Absolutely. But one charter helicopter company in the Turks and Caicos Islands soars high above the basic flight package. Helicopter tours of the Turks and Caicos Islands, offered by TCI Helicopters, a helicopter charter company, include

Protecting the West Indian Flamingo in the Turks and Caicos

There’s Nothing Bird-Brained About Conservation Efforts on North Caicos The words pink flamingo evoke images of everything from colorful drinks to crazy lawn ornaments. This brilliantly coloured bird is an eye-catcher, no doubt about it. Its brilliant colour and long legs quickly command your attention. And when you step off the plane in the Turks

Villa del Mar Awarded 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Recognised as a Top Performing Resort as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Villa del Mar Resort in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos has received a 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is

Mermaid Adventure Eco Tours in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

An Underwater Playground Features Mermaid Bella You’re metres below the surface of the Caribbean water. Brilliantly coloured fish swim near your face, darting and moving individually or in large schools. Swimming by you are bright blue tangs, playful parrotfish, dainty damselfish, and the occasional beautiful mermaid. No, you are not imagining this. You are able

A Virtual Vacation to the Turks & Caicos Islands

Villa del Mar’s latest brochure gives you a taste of a holiday on Grace Bay Beach An intimate condominium resort located in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, Villa del Mar offers all the allure of a Caribbean vacation with more privacy than the sprawling resorts that line Grace Bay Beach. Our new brochure, filled with pictures

Queen’s Baton Relay in Turks and Caicos

Turks & Caicos one stop in a journey through 70 nations Passing the hot sauce to spice up conch fritters is one thing. But in the Turks and Caicos Islands right now there is something being handed between people that is firing up more than peoples’ tastes. As of yesterday, April 15, 2014, The Queen’s

Bonefishing Charters and Excursions in the Turks & Caicos Islands

The Elusive Bonefish is a Challenge for Even Experienced Anglers What is bonefishing, or bonefish for that matter? Bonefish are medium sized game fish found in shallow tropical waters. These fish are known for their elusiveness and fight, and bonefishing is an increasingly popular challenge to sportsfisherman of all abilities. And these anglers would go

The Sydney Morning Herald Rates Grace Bay Beach #2 Among World’s Best Beaches

Beautiful Photo Features Villa del Mar’s Beachfront Along Grace Bay Beach The Sydney Morning Herald Traveller listed the top beaches in the world, and out of 26 beaches, Grace Bay Beach was recognized in number 2 place. What an honor! Interestingly, the photograph selected by the publisher features the segment of 12-mile Grace Bay Beach

Fine Dining in Providenciales

Choices Abound, but Three Restaurants Stand Out With Diners Many people go on a vacation to escape from the stress of life. They can’t stand the heat and they get out of the kitchen. But for three chefs on Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the heat is just fine and they love staying

Activities in the Turks & Caicos Islands

How will you spend your vacation in the Turks & Caicos Islands? From snorkeling in clear waters teeming with vibrant marine life, jet skiing along the picturesque shoreline, walking along a stretch of Grace Bay Beach, or swimming with the playful dolphins who venture close to shore, there are numerous activities to enjoy while on

Shopping Plazas in the Turks and Caicos Offer Something for Everyone

Art, Specialty Food, and Luxury Goods Shopping….Tax Free! Okay it’s time to do some shopping. Maybe you want to escape that mid-day sun or just get that perfect little something for that special someone back home. On Providenciales, however, shopping isn’t about covering the vast distance of a mall or comparing items between competing chain

Planning a Wedding in the Turks and Caicos Islands?

Villa del Mar, Grace Bay, is an Intimate Destination for a Caribbean Beach Wedding Say “I do” on the beautiful shores of world-renowned Grace Bay Beach, a jewel in the string of islands, islets and cays in the Turks and Caicos archipelago. A short flight from many accessible US and Canadian hubs including Miami, New

Brush off the Snow…and Slap On the Sunscreen

Welcome to Villa Del Mar If this long winter has got you down, we have just the remedy for you! Trade in the frigid winds for an icy rum punch, the frozen lakes for the body-soothing waves of the intoxicatingly warm ocean, and those heavy socks and boots for the toasty, talcum-powder sand of Grace

Cheers! Wish you were here with us…

Join us for Captain Bill’s famous Rum Punch at the weekly reception at Villa del Mar On Friday evenings just as the sun is skimming the horizon, guests and long time friends of Villa del Mar gather in the presence of the Captain to sip on one of the best rum cocktails available in the

Will you be spending some time on the beaches in the Turks and Caicos?

Beachcombing is a great way to enjoy the marine diversity and beauty around Providenciales “He sells seashells by the seashore.” “The shells that Stanford sells are art shells I’m sure.” Born on Providenciales, Stanford Handfield grew up surrounded by the startling beautiful waters of the Caribbean which is home to the conch and other remarkable

Home-style Cooking on Providenciales

Local Eatery Offers More than Delicious Food on Grace Bay His mom’s Peas Soup & Dough has long been a local favorite. His ability to play saxophone is known around the islands and well beyond. But it’s the combination of the great food and his music talent that makes Janardo Laporte’s Fresh Catch Local Bites

Visiting the Caribbean at Christmas Time?

Christmas and New Years Events in the Turks & Caicos Islands Brighten Up Any Caribbean Vacation Visiting the Turks and Caicos Islands with its spectacular beaches and glorious weather is always wonderful. And getting the chance to celebrate Christmastime in these friendly islands is warm in so many ways. But it is the post-Christmas period

Is It Possible to Experience a Little Parisienne Culture in Provo? Mais oui!

Caicos Bakery Brings you a Delightful Assortment of Fresh French-inspired Baking There’s nothing like the feeling of the hot Caribbean sun on your cheeks. There’s nothing like the view of brilliant turquoise waters out your window. And there’s nothing like the sweet taste of a French pastry on your tongue. Hold it. Did you just

Adopt a Potcake from the TCSPCA in the Turks and Caicos

Spay, Neuter and Adoption Program Supported by Dedicated Volunteers Some time ago a wandering mother cat and her kittens became permanent welcome “guests” at the Villa del Mar Resort in the Turks & Caicos Islands thanks to the kindness of the resort management, in particular Alan Lawley and his wife Pam. It’s the kind of

Sailing Excursions around the Turks and Caicos Islands

Explore the Islands with Sail Beluga Sailing Charters She was designed by a master. She was built to race. And for 28 years now she has been carrying passengers all around the Turks and Caicos Islands. She is “Beluga”, a 37 foot catamaran, built by her captain Tim Ainley. Tim operates “Sail Beluga”, a private

Snorkeling and Diving in the Turks and Caicos – at the same time!

Explore Caribbean marine life through SNUBA For many people, the idea of being underwater is terrifying. Even the opportunity to see unusual marine life up close is not enough to push past that fear. And the idea of being fully immersed in this marine world with scuba gear is just beyond the training and comfort

Favorite Places to Kayak in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Chalk Sound: Pristine and Fragile Ecosystem on Providenciales The color of the water will leave you speechless. You ask people to describe the beauty and they struggle for words. But when they do find the words, the questions often asked are: “Why is the color so blue?” or “Why is Chalk Sound so exquisite?” However,

History excursions in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Providenciales

Cheshire Hall Plantation: The Spirit of Resilience and Survival How does it come about that a place of slavery can be regarded in a constructive and practical manner? How do the people of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands find the positives at a local site where people were enslaved? The site is Cheshire

Turks and Caicos Beach Resort Receives Superb Reviews

Villa del Mar Receives 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence One positive guest comment is great. But many positive reviews from all over the world is truly amazing! In fact, for the Villa del Mar Resort on Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the overwhelming number of glowing reviews paved the way to the prestigious

Turks and Caicos Annual Conch Festival

Villa del Mar Proud Sponsor of Upcoming 10th Annual Culinary and Culture Fest Come November, it’s time once again to celebrate all things “Conch” (pronounced conk) in the Caicos! The collection of Caribbean cuisine and culture will “conch”-quer your taste buds! It’s time for the 10th Annual Turks and Caicos Conch Festival. And this year

Turks and Caicos Beach Service Like None Other

Villa del Mar Delights With An Exceptional Beach Service Experience It’s a hot day at the beach, you’re melting and you’d give anything for something cool and refreshing. Where do you go? Who can you turn to? You, my friend, are thinking about beach service. Spending time at this beach is a highlight in any

The Lizards of Little Water Cay, Turks & Caicos

Visitors Experience A Unique Walk Through “Iguana Island” The word iguana prompts images that range from Gordon Gecko to Godzilla. But the chance to see a real iguana in its own habitat is rare to those who come from more northern climates. The Turks and Caicos comprise a multitude of “cays”, small low elevation islands

Turks and Caicos Islands Queen Conch

World’s Only Conch Farm Treasures This Important Mollusk For most people, the word conch evokes either an image of a large white shell on a Caribbean beach or a deep hollow sound trumpeting the air. In the Turks and Caicos Islands conch is the national symbol and the heart of the economy. It represents a

The Flavorful History of the Turks & Caicos Islands

Manager’s Reception at Villa del Mar Pours a Tasty History Lesson Tendra Musgrove, General Manager, and Alan Lawley, Director of Development and Operations at Villa del Mar work hard to create a home-away-from-home experience for visitors to their family-friendly resort in Providenciales. And it would seem that they have been successful as guests so often

Villa del Mar’s Hospitality Is “The Cat’s Meow”

A Delightful Turks & Caicos Holiday Destination For Families Sometimes the smallest gesture of kindness can lead to unexpected happiness. Sometimes just reaching out can change life forever. Such is the story of resident cat Mama who lives at the Villa Del Mar Resort on Providenciales, one of the many islands which form the Turks

Bring your family to the world’s best beach!

Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice™ 2012 Winner Family – Top 25 Hotels for Families in the Caribbean In four short words: We love hosting families! Families staying with us always start the day off with our complimentary poolside deluxe continental breakfast from 7:30-10 am which includes cereals, juices, coffee & tea, assorted breads, and healthy fresh fruit.

Great Review from a Christmas guest

We love reading the great reviews people post about their experience with us on the very popular – here’s one from our guests that stayed with us and helped to celebrate the holiday season here in the islands. “We stayed here from Dec 25, 2010 – Jan 5, 2011 and we will be going