The beautiful Turks and Caicos Islands

Only 675 miles south of Miami some of the best tropical beaches in the world are on the islands of Turks and Caicos. Grace Bay Beach has been voted world’s best beach by many tour and travel companies.

A trip to the Turks and Caicos is perfect for those looking for a lot of activities during the day but a low key relaxing atmosphere in the evenings. They are great for eco-tourism! There is very little nightlife on the islands so if dancing the night away is your idea of vacation fun, you won't find much of it here!

A few of the islands: 

  • Providenciales is the most populated island and is where the main airport is located as well as the major hotels, shopping and many activities.
  • Grand Turks is worth the visit to learn about some of the history about the islands.
  • Salt Cay is also the best spot in the country for watching the winter migration of Humpback Whales.

Some water sports offered throughout the islands are para-sailing, kite-boarding, various types of surfing, diving, snorkeling, stan up paddle boarding, kayaking, boating, sailing, snuba, jet skis (and jet boats), reef fishing, whale-watching, aqua-boats, bone fishing, deep sea fishing and boat cruises. Of course there is tons of wildlife to explore in and out of the water. 

There are a few All-inclusive resorts on the islands but most are not. The good news is there are many options to choose from. There are close to 70 local restaurants for you to enjoy featuring local and international. 
The Sands at Grace Bay Resort

Still need more reasons to visit?
There are many limestone caves to explore. Conch Bar Caves on Middle Caicos is the largest above-water cave system in the Bahamas-Turks and Caicos island chain and is a Turks and Caicos mational park. The cave system is named after the village of Conch Bar nearby. The fee to tour them is $10-$15 and reservations must be made, they do not allow you to go in unattended.

To make it easy for tourists, even though it is a British Territory, they use the US dollar!

With very little rain and temperatures in the 80’s year round you will enjoy about 360 days of sun a year on the islands! This makes it a great year round vacation destination. The islands are not outside of the hurricane belt and the season runs from June through November. Make sure you ask us about travel insurance to protect your vacation investment!

All that is needed to visit the Turks and Caicos from the United States is a Passport.

Contact the Travel Depot today to start planning your next vacation!



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