Category Archives: Explore the Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands, Providenciales, are alive with culture and beauty. Come let our guides show you many of the fascinating activities on the island.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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