15 Reasons to Visit Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos is an archipelago of 40 low-lying coral islands in the Atlantic Ocean, southeast of the Bahamas. The island of Providenciales, known as Provo, is home to expansive Grace Bay Beach, with luxury resorts, shops and restaurants. Here are 15 Reasons to Visit Turks and Caicos Islands.

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    Grand Turk Island

    It is the largest island in the Turks Islands with 18 km². Grand Turk contains the territory's capital, Cockburn Town and the JAGS McCartney International Airport.

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    Cockburn Town

    Source: tripadvisor.com

    Cockburn Town is the capital city of the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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    Middle Caicos

    Middle Caicos, also Grand Caicos, is the largest island in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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    North Caicos

    Source: tripadvisor.com

    To the west, the Caicos Cays link to Providenciales. To the east, it is separated from Middle Caicos by Juniper Hole, a narrow passage that can accommodate only small boats.

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    Salt Cay

    Salt Cay is the second largest of the Turks Islands, one of the two island groups forming of the British territory Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean.

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    Pine Cay

    Pine Cay is an 800-acre privately owned island occupied by 36 homeowners and a small exclusive resort The Meridian Club.The Meridian Club consists of 13 beachfront hotel rooms, a restaurant, clubhouse and bar.

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    A Reef at Hand

    Turks & Caicos are often listed among the world's finest dive destinations; visibility is often better than 100-feet, the barrier reef runs for nearly 20-miles, and seawalls host numerous large animals, including sharks, turtles, whales, dolphins, and more.

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    Wine and Dine Provo

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    Provo has a reputation as one of the finest culinary islands in the region, thanks in part to a marriage of local ingredients and global gastro techniques.

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    Easy to Get To

    There are direct flights from New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, Charlotte, Atlanta Montreal, Boston and London. In the high winter season, there are also direct flights from Washington, DC and Chicago.

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    The People

    The Turks Islanders are so friendly, funny, sweet and helpful.

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    Ride the wind at the unrivalled kite spot of Long Bay Beach on Providenciales.

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    Unwind at the Regent Spa

    Slip into the spiritual heart of the Regent Palms Resort at the Regent Spa, a beautiful retreat that feels even further removed from the hustle of the everyday than sandy Grace Bay.

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    Excellent Weather All Year Round

    The weather's in the 80f to 90f (27c to 32c) range all year round. Not much rain, and its commonly said that they have 360 days of sun per year on average.

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    Stable, English-Speaking, and US dollar is accepted

    Source: cnbc.com
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    Grace Bay Beach is a spectacular place to watch the fireworks for New Year

    Source: www.wimco.com

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