Explore the Islands

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS – DISCOVER THE MANY DIFFERENT & UNIQUE FLAVORS

Turks And Caicos is a collection of more than 40 islands and cays (pronounced keys), which offer fun explorations of hidden beaches, historical ruins and nature preserves for the curious and adventurous traveller.  Most international guests will arrive on either Providenciales or Grand Turk.  The other islands are accessible by flight or ferry and are well worth the travel.  Enjoy a day trip for exploring or some complete rest and relaxation with a longer stay

Islands

PROVIDENCIALES

Providenciales (better known as “Provo” by the locals) is the main island for tourism and is the most-established in terms of what it has to offer for visitors. It is, by far, the most populated island in the Turks and Caicos. Provo features world-class hotels, resorts, and ... more

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Grace Bay beach is touted as being the 'best in the world' by many publications around the globe and is, by far, the biggest draw to the island.

  • Award Winning Beaches
  • Luxury beachfront resorts
  • Watersports - everything there is to do on the water is here
  • World class internationally renowned restaurants

GRAND TURK

Grand Turk, is the capital of the Turks and Caicos Islands, and boasts lovely white secluded beaches as well as healthy wall diving just 10 minutes from shore. Grand Turk is only 7 miles long by 1.5 miles wide. This small, unique island is one of the Turks Islands, located approx... more

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This island gets many more visitors by cruise ship than as overnight, stay-over guests

  • Island hop from Providenciales to Grand Turk on a day trip
  • Just 7 miles (11 km) long and 1 mile (2.5 km) wide, and population of 3,700
  • Wild donkeys and horses still roam the island freely

SOUTH CAICOS

South Caicos – a mere 8.5 square mile island in the Turks & Caicos chain attracts visitors mostly for its natural and beautiful surroundings, friendly island folk, pristine underwater beauty and fresh seafood. Here in the islands, we call it “the Big South“,... more

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Resort Developments have only recently started (2016) with the addition of the East Bay Resort and SailRock.

  • The island is a mere 8.5 square mile (21 square km)
  • Population of the island just 1500
  • Home of the 'Big South Regatta' every year in May

SALT CAY

Guide for Salt Cay This is the island of the Turks & Caicos that “time forgot”…and, at the same time, it’s also the island you will always remember! Beautiful Salt Cay is a blending of contradictions…old and new, mystery and simplicity, solitude and soli... more

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Visit during the month of February or early March to see whales! They breed towards the back side of the island, and whale sightings are very very common during this time of the year

  • A visit to the historic "White House" is a must!
  • North Beach rivals Grace Bay - absolutely breath-taking, and there's no one on it
  • Go exploring on a golf cart, stop for a refreshing drink at Porter's Island Thyme or Coral Reef Bar & Grill along the way

PINE CAY

Explore Your Own Private Island In the Caribbean Pine Cay is an 800-acre private island located just to the north of Providenciales. Virtually undeveloped, the island is surrounded by two miles of the best white-sand beaches in the Caribbean. With no internet and limited telephon... more

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Pine Cay is home to just one resort, the Meridian Club. There are no telephones, and electricity is limited — this means there is air conditioning either, so guests cool offs thanks to the nightly trade winds that blow in from the east. Guests at the Meridian Club enjoy total p... more

  • Pine Cay's 2.5 mile beach is possibly one of the top 3 most beautiful in the country
  • 15 minute scenic boat ride to and from Providenciales
  • Nature paths and beach walks are literally everywhere around the island

PARROT CAY

The Most Exclusive Private Island in the Caribbean Parrot Cay is private island in the Turks and Caicos located to the northeast of Providenciales.. With 1,000 acres of parklike terrain to explore and a mile-long beach of some of the most beautiful sand in the world, Parrot Cay i... more

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Enjoy every relaxing minute at the amazing Parrot Cay by COMO Resort. Extensive yoga and wellness center, huge infinity edge pool, tennis, resort with rustic yet luxurious guest rooms, beachfront villas, two great restaurants, a stunning beachfront and so much more... more

  • Just a 20 minute ferry ride to and from Providenciales
  • Celebrities have private homes here - Bruce Willis, Keith Richards, and more
  • Keep walking along the beach until you walk past North Caicos just across the water
  • Grab a resort bike and explore the island on wheels, check out the banana and coconut plantations

NORTH CAICOS

North Caicos is the ‘garden’ island of the Turks and Caicos because the slight increase in rainfall it receives enables it to be the most lush and fruitful island in the chain. North Caicos (affectionately called just “North”) is a fun island to explore – either as a d... more

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It's just a 1/2 hour ferry ride to/from Providenciales. Once you're on North Caicos, rent a vehicle, go exploring, then go over the causeway to Middle Caicos to see Mudjin Harbour (a must!)

  • 41 square miles (106 sq km) and population of 1,500
  • Be sure to see 'Wade's Green' a former loyalist / slave plantation
  • Go exploring and discover the quaint village of Kew, Three Mary Cays and the Gov't Farm

MIDDLE CAICOS

Guide for Middle Caicos Middle Caicos is the largest of the inhabited islands in terms of land mass, but yet least inhabited in terms of full-time residents per square mile. Its dramatic coastline and natural beauty make ‘Middle’ a sought-out destination for the tour... more

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If you're visiting North and/or Middle Caicos, you definitely don't want to miss the stunning Mudjin Harbour. It's a jaw-dropping crescent shaped beach with Dragon's Cay at the end where you can walk to if it's low tide.

  • A stop at Daniel's Cafe for a local lunch experience is a must
  • Don't miss the opportunity to see the Middle Caicos co-op
  • Go with a guide and see the Conch Bar caves