If you’re visiting Turks and Caicos, there is much to do in this paradise. Enjoy such adventures as shopping, water sports and diverse dining. To those who love beautiful beaches and laid-back fun, Turks and Caicos travel is ideal.
Providentiales offers half day cruises that include snorkeling and a picnic on the beach. They also offer a half day of snorkeling Grace Bay from the luxury of a cruise boat. You can also go jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking and more. Try stand up paddleboarding for a chance to get up close to nature. Teaming with wildlife, Turks and Caicos wetlands are the ideal place to paddle; you might want to visit Mangrove Cay.
The serene beauty of paddling mangrove tunnels offers a relaxing moment from a busy day.
Free divers as well as snorkelers will thrill to what lies below the turquoise waters. The more adventurous can learn windsurfing, with lessons and rentals available; after a few hours of practice, you’ll be out on the water skimming along and having fun. Other adventurous water-lovers can learn kitesurfing, as lessons and equipment are available.
If you enjoy fishing, you can find deep-sea fishing as well as shallow water fishing. The island offers abundant opportunities for fishing enthusiasts. Bonefish are caught here in the more shallow waters.
Grace Bay in Providenciales offers upscale retail shopping; you can visit the plazas that include Regent Villas, Ports of Call and Saltmills Plaza.
Grand Turk is known for shopping at the Grand Turk Cruise Center, the Salt House and Turks and Caicos National Museum, where you can take home a memorable gift.
Shoppers love the fact that they can find duty-free items, such as jewelry, perfume, watches, and leather goods at both of these locations.
Restaurants and Dining
Connoisseurs of great dining love to travel here. The flavors and tastes of many countries mingle to provide memorable dining experiences.
Gourmet and fine dining can be found in Providenciales, as it has over 50 restaurants. Grace Bay is where you can choose from Japanese, French, Italian, Moroccan, Thai, Indian or Jamaican fare. If you go deep sea fishing and catch a fish, some restaurants will prepare your catch for your dinner pleasure.
Local fare includes fried conch, fish and lobster and spicy rice and beans or peas. Fresh locally grown vegetables are readily available. Try conch fritters or conch salad for a taste of what the residents of Turks and Caicos enjoy.
There are lots of casual restaurants here as well. International fare as well as grill are readily found here. Family-friendly dining and children’s meals are ordered. You’ll find burgers, fish and chips and Caribbean barbecue as well as wings.
Waterfront dining is a favorite for those who love watching the sun go down in a romantic setting.
However, you choose to spend your time in Turks and Caicos, you will have a wonderful and relaxing experience. Many visitors come back time-and-again to enjoy this paradise.