Providenciales offers an enviable range of land and sea activities and excursions to truly enjoy your Turks and Caicos vacation.
Grace Bay Beach
The gem of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Grace Bay Beach is an unblemished stretch of soft white sand beach overlooking a shimmering turquoise sea. Repeatedly ranked as one of the top 10 beaches in the world, Grace Bay Beach includes activitse such as swimming, sunbathing, beachcombing, and dining. Villa del Mar provides all guests with private beach service where friendly attendants can provide comfy loungers, towels, beach umbrellas, and cold water service.
Tour operators will offer you an opportunity to try fun activities such as parasailing, banana boat rides, or other water activities such as sailing Hobie Cats, windsurfing, and kiteboarding.
Snorkelling, Diving & Fishing
There are many snorkelling spots along the stretch of Grace Bay with one of the most popular at the Coral Gardens just a 20-minute walk along the beach away. Diving outfitters and tour operators can help you book half and full day trips to some of the best diving locations in the world. Boat charters are a wonderful way to combine sightseeing with snorkelling, deep sea fishing, bone fishing and diving. The uninhabited cays and islets which make up Providenciales’ neighbouring areas are worth exploring, including Iguana Island, Shell Island, Half Moon Bay and more. Eye catching flora, migratory birds, and an impossibly wide range of marine life make the Turks and Caicos Islands a dream destination for visitors of all ages.
Golf, Kayaking, SUP & Horseback Riding
Providenciales has dense mangrove forests, glowing blue lagoons, long stretches of shoreline, and pristine golf greens to enjoy. Hop on a golf cart, paddle on a kayak or glide on a SUP board to experience the natural beauty and diversity of our island. The Provo Golf and Country Club is a challenging 18-hole championship course located nearby. Kayak and SUP rentals, as well as guided eco-tours and horseback riding excursions, are a fun and educational way to get up close to the creatures that make their home along our friendly shores.
Provo has many unique shops, boutiques and galleries featuring works by local artisans, as well as sophisticated European designs and duty-free options for luxury goods shopping. Regent Village, is a modern complex with a mix of retail shops and restaurants located a 10-minute walk from Villa del Mar. Across the street from Regent Village is Salt Mills Plaza which features a gym, boutiques, and art galleries. The Ports of Call Shopping Plaza is a short walk away and contains sporting goods shops, handcrafted souvenir shops, excursion companies, and a yoga studio.
From casual diners to outdoor bistros set under twinkling lights and breezy palms, Providenciales spoils you with dining options. Within a 10-minute walk from Villa del Mar, you will find plenty of choices including a deli, oceanfront restaurants and a bar. Reservations are recommended at fine dining establishments and during peak season. Some favourite restaurants are featured on our blog.
The fully-equipped kitchens at Villa del Mar give you the option of preparing meals in your suite and enjoying relaxed evenings on your balcony. Barbeques are located by the Tiki Bar and grocery shops are just a short stroll away.