Turks and Caicos Islands Things to Do

  • Things to Do
    by chris_manzo
  • Things to Do
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    View from the island
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Turks and Caicos Islands Things to Do

  • Grace Bay Beach - A Carribean Gem

    I will never ever forget my stay in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. The sand is so white and fine. The beach is so beautiful! This paradise will always be in my heart together with the memories I had with friends who will always be special to me..

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  • Sapodilla Bay (Provo)

    Sapodilla Bay is a nice stretch of beach on the south side of Provo. The water here is very blue and crystal clear; perfect for swimming. The beach has that wonderful powder sand that can be found all over the island.

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  • Visit Beautiful Providenciales

    Provo is a great destination for beach and water-sports enthusiasts. The beaches here are pristine and beautiful. The water is crystal clear and very clean. Boating, kayaking, snorkeling and scuba are perfect activities on Provo; the surf isn't rough and the winds are perfect for sailing. There are many resorts on Provo whether you are single, a...

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  • Treasure Beach (Provo)

    Treasure Beach was a section of beach where you can find the island vendors selling their goods and where the weekly beach party took place. The beach was a small section and very crowded with vendors and families. We only walked this beach during the late afternoon when it was less crowded and when we wanted to shop for souvenirs.

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  • Grace Bay Beach (Provo)

    Grace Bay is the perfect area for beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts . The water is crystal clear and the sand is soft. It is one of our favorite spots on Provo.Grace Bay is full of activity: catamarans, snorkeling, scuba, swimming, kayaks and just lounging on the beach. Grace Bay is part of the Princess Alexandra National Park and therefore...

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  • Little Water Cay

    Little Water Cay is an uninhabited island but has plenty of natives such as iguanas and ospreys. We booked an excursion to the island to see the iguanas. Little Water Cay is protected as part of the Princes Alexandra National Park. Liz and I hopped aboard a boat with several other resort guest for a nice ride to Little Water Cay. We were told ahead...

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  • Grand Turk Cruise Center

    The Cruise Center of Grand Turk has a large shopping center full of duty free shops. The shops sell: jewelry, perfume, clothing, swimwear, liquor, porcelain, crystal and the local souveniers.The center also has Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville if you are looking to have a meal, snack or a drink.The transportation hub within the center can arrange a...

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  • Grand Turk Island

    Our first time to Grand Turk was during a Royal Caribbean cruise. It was the first time that the RC Line had been to Grand Turk. The dock was relatively new and so was the beach buildings. We were the only ship there that day and we had the island all to ourselves. The beaches were beautiful with white sand. The water was crystal clear and a...

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  • Enjoy some Turks Head Lager

    The local beer in T&C is Turks Head. It has two varities a dark beer and a lager. From our fisrst visit to T&C; we loved this beer. My wife and I enjoyed several of the Turks Head Lagers on the beach, in the pool or hanging out at one of the many island bars. It is light, crisp beeer which is perfect for enjoying in the heat.

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  • Snorkel/Dive with Big Blue Unlimited

    Great knowledgeable staff of divers and eco-guides. The TCI are a wellspring of great diving and exploring. These people know their stuff and really provide great tours for those who have an aversion to the booz-cruise groups. They make it simple and enlightening.

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  • S.C.U.B.A. Diving

    This trip was all about diving. There are many dive operators on the island, some large some small. Flamingo Divers was a fantastic choice. Small groups, personalized attention, friendly staff.

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  • Conch Gathering

    On some of the local excursions they will take you to a place on the North end of Provodenciales (Provo) where there are thousands of Conch crusing the seabed. You snorkel over and spy one you think looks tasty and you swim down and grab it. Take it back to the boat and they make you a fresh Conch salad. The conch meat is sweet and tastes like...

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  • North Caicos

    We travelled to North Caicos by boat which took about half an hour from Provo. Once we got there we hired some mountain bikes and toured around the island. Much of the island is pretty dull to be honest, with the samey waist high vegetation stretching as far as the eye can see. However there are some highlights:Flamingo Pond - home to hundreds of...

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  • Other Islands

    As long as you're here ... and recognizing you can't just lie on the beach and/or dive every day (or can you?) ... you might as well hop a cheap flight (less than $50) and check out another island. A good bet would be North Caicos. North Caicos is yet another sand bar, albeit with less development, possibly cleaner waters (although that would be...

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  • Sea-Doo Adventure

    While in Provo, take a ride to the Caicos Marina or have your excursion host make reservations to have Paul pick you up and take you to the Marina at no charge. When at the marina see Paul and get setup on one of their Sea-Doo watercrafts. These things are awesome and offer you a great chance to paly around. You may take them out on your own, or...

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  • Relax on baby soft sand

    If your here for relaxation or just worn out from the previous days activites...Turks & Caico's has relaxing on the beach down! No need for that beach towel, unless your wet of course, lol. That powdery white sand is as soft as a baby's bottom and the view's that you see...drop dead, take your breath away turqoise blue. If your lucky, you also...

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  • Diving for Conch

    Of all the tours I did, this was my favorite! Our tour guide took us around some remote cays to snorkel. Seeing rays & many magnificant colorful fish. Then we climed aboard the boat to go to another snorkeling spot. Much to our surprise he jumped in the water, dissappeared for a bit & came up with a huge rock. It turns out this was not a rock after...

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  • Big Blue Unlimited

    Big Blue do a variety a tours around the Turks and Caicos islands, and what marks them as being different to the rest is that they offer trips with an ecological theme, such as kayak trips through the mangroves and guided nature treks. We chose a trip to North Caicos, about half an hour away from Provo by boat. We were met on the beach by J.D. who...

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  • Visit Iguana Island

    Iguana Island is just that. An island full of Iguana's. This is a protected area, therefore your'e not allowed to leave the wooden sidewalk for fear of disturbing their habitat. Upon arrival you are met by a tourguide who explains the nature, characteristic's, growth and living arrangements of the Iguana. She also explains how they are studied on...

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  • Conch Capital

    The Caymans have the Turtle farm and Provo has it's Conch Farm. Several times a week a tour is given to the inquisitive to view not only the hatchery but also the labatory. It makes for a very interesting morning or afternoon diversion, not to mention some very unique photo's. The farm raises what is known as the Queen Conch. One of the largest...

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  • Layover in Provo?

    On my way home, I decided to take an early flight out to Provo from Grand Turk. I wanted to see Grace Bay. I planned on checking my bags with American, and taking a cab to the beach. I ran into a couple of issues that would have been nice to know about before-hand. 1. American's counter does not open up until 10 am. I had to wait to check my bags....

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  • Scuba

    If you're certified, you have the option to take two boat dives daily. Most of the dives, we descended down to a plateau around 55 feet. A few yards out, we came to the "Wall". The Wall goes straight down for 4,000 feet. You are likely to see various types of coral and wildlife including sharks, barracuda, turtles, flounders and spiny lobsters. I...

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  • How about that Princess Alexandra...

    Well how about that National Park. A couple jundred yards of beach and desert scrub carved out between some luxury resort condo developments. Yep, it had pearly white sand, not much else. Maybe one day it will become a real national park and get a port-o-potty.

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  • Try your luck at driving in Turks &...

    Go hire a car.We (UK) drive on the left, so do the people of the T & C Islands but......... there cars are imported from USA which of course mean left hand drive! You try driving an automatic car with the steering wheel on the wrong side when your used to manual, try having a cigarrette too, just to really send your head wayward west! It was a...

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  • Coral gardens - Bight Reef

    Coral Gardens is a small area of Grace Bay that has a coral reef right next to the shore. The actual reef is cordened off, partly to protect it, and also to protect swimmers from being injured. However you can snorkel around the edge of the reef and from the moment you step into the sea you will find fish coming up to you and checking you out....

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  • Grace Bay - Providenciales

    This beach has a reputation for being one of the best in the world, and it lives up to it's reputation. Stretching for close to 8 miles, it is protected by a coral reef, making it the ideal spot for watersports and snorkelling. Alternatively you can just lay back and relax while you take in the spectacular view of the turquoise sea and sand as soft...

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  • Dellis Cay - Seashell paradise

    Dellis Cay is another uninhabited island inbetween Providenciales and North Caicos. It is renowned for it's shells and also has fantastic stretches of beach.We went on a tour with a company called Silver Deep, but there are a number to choose from.

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  • Little Water Cay - Iguana Sanctuary

    Little Water Cay is about 5 minutes by boat from the Leeward end of Providenciales. It is an uninhabitated island, at least by humans. The main attraction are the Rock Iguanas that live there. There are a number of operators that run tours to the island, each one is met by a Park Ranger who takes you round a boardwalk tour of the iguana's habitat.

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  • Out of tourist town and into reality.

    Take a hotel recommended taxi tour of the island,ask to see the shopping square and be taken to the Conch Shacks in the part of the island where the locals live.Like most island countries ,this will not be the most modern of living,but the people are happy and wonderful as long as you don't look on at them like you are at the safari ride at a...

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