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Turks and Caicos Islands – An exotic unspoiled paradise
Top Caribbean travel destinations with luxury resorts and hotels
With miles of pristine beaches, exotic natural coral barrier reef, snorkeling and scuba diving, unspoiled and uncrowded paradise settings, Turks and Caicos are beautiful Caribbean islands and top travel destinations which offer best vacation for tropical nature and water sports lovers.
Snorkeling, scuba diving and fantastic coral reef
Turks and Caicos paradise offer visitors unlimited sport activities. Snorkeling or scuba diving at some of the islands’ favorite spots including Smith’s Reef, Whitehouse Reef, or Grace Bay’s famed coral barrier reef. The waters are teaming with exotic, tropical fish, mysterious marine life, and fantastic coral reef formations.
For the adventurous, there’s parasailing, jetskiing, windsurfing, waterskiing and kayaking. If land-based activities are more your preference, play tennis or set up a tee time at the Provo Golf Club. Rent a bike, scooter or car and go exploring. Try out your luck at the nearby casino with roulette, black jack, Caribbean stud poker or slot machines. Check out the boutique and gifts shops, then finish the day with a soothing massage.
Location, History and Economics of Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos, located in Caribbean region, are two island groups (about 40 islands, eight inhabited) in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of The Bahamas and north of Haiti. As top Caribbean travel and vacation destinations, Turks and Caicos Islands have total land area about 948 square kilometers, about 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC of the United States.
Turks and Caicos Islands have 23,528 (July 2010 estimate) population, including black 90%, mixed, European, or north American 10%. English is the official language in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Grand Turk (Cockburn Town) is the capital of this island groups.
The islands were part of the UK’s Jamaican colony until 1962, when they assumed the status of a separate crown colony upon Jamaica’s independence. The governor of The Bahamas oversaw affairs from 1965 to 1973. With Bahamian independence, the islands received a separate governor in 1973. Although independence was agreed upon for 1982, the policy was reversed and the islands are presently a British overseas territory.
The Turks and Caicos economy is based on tourism, offshore financial services, and fishing. Most capital goods and food for domestic consumption are imported. The US is the leading source of tourists, accounting for more than three-quarters of the 175,000 visitors that arrived in 2004. The Turks and Caicos Island use US dollar as its currency.
Turks and Caicos Islands Hotels and Resorts
Turks and Caicos Islands offer visitors many waterfront resort hotels with spectacular views, swimming pools, waterpark for children, water sports – snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, jetskiing, windsurfing and waterskiing, tennis courts, fitness centers and spa, restaurants and bars, nightlife and entertainment, and other modern facilities.
Turks and Caicos Islands Hotels and Resorts – Booking:
Windsong Resort Hotel is located in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. This beachfront condominium resort hotel is close to Salt Mills Shopping Plaza and The Regent Village Shopping Mall. Other attractions include Grace Bay Beach.
There are 50 guestrooms at Windsong Resort condominium hotel. Guestrooms are all accessible via exterior corridors. Guestrooms have city, ocean, or courtyard views.
Dining options at Windsong Resort Hotel include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available. A complimentary Continental breakfast is served daily. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility. The hotel’s full-service health spa has body treatments, massage/treatment rooms, and facials. This 4.0-star Turks and Caicos Islands resort condo hotel offers small meeting rooms and business services. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Providenciales hotel has 140 square meters of event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. Wedding services, tour/ticket assistance, and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional hotel amenities include a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and a concierge desk. This is a smoke-free resort hotel.
The Somerset on Grace Bay is located in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. This beachfront condo hotel is close to Sibonne Beach and Salt Mills Shopping Plaza. Other attractions include Grace Bay Beach.
Dining options at The Somerset on Grace Bay condo hotel include 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.
Recreational amenities include 2 outdoor swimming pools. Also located on site are a sauna, a fitness facility, and a steam room. This 4.5-star Turks and Caicos Islands hotel offers small meeting rooms, audio-visual equipment, and business services. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Providenciales hotel has event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. For a surcharge, the hotel offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours). Wedding services and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional hotel amenities include a poolside bar, a concierge desk, and gift shops/newsstands.
Grace Bay Club Hotel is located in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands. This beachfront hotel is near Grace Bay Beach. Another nearby attraction is The Regent Village Shopping Mall.
Dining options at Grace Bay Club Hotel include 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Recreational amenities include 2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs.
Also located on site are a children’s club and tennis courts. There is a full-service health spa on site. This 4.5-star Turks & Caicos Islands hotel has a 24-hour business center and offers small meeting rooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Providenciales beachfront hotel has event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. Wedding services and concierge services are available. Additional hotel amenities include an arcade/game room and a media library.
Sands At Grace Bay Hotel is located in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands. This beachfront condo hotel is close to The Regent Village Shopping Mall and Salt Mills Shopping Plaza. Other attractions include Grace Bay Beach.
Dining options at Sands At Grace Bay Hotel include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, a spa tub, a fitness facility, and tennis courts. Spa amenities include spa services, massage/treatment rooms, and beauty services. High-speed Internet access is available in public areas. Business services, wedding services, and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional hotel amenities include a concierge desk, gift shops/newsstands, and self parking.
On Grace Bay Beach, this boutique resort features a mosaic-tile infinity pool, 2 hot tubs and is only a 5-minute drive from a championship golf course. Spacious guest suites feature full kitchens, panoramic views and free Wi-Fi.
The spacious suites at The Regent Grand feature modern décor and flat-screen TVs. Each suite has separate living and dining rooms, a full kitchen and and private bathrooms with luxury bath amenities.
At The Regent Grand you can work out in the Nautilus gym, play on the flood-lit tennis courts or enjoy a massage in your room. The property can arrange off-site yoga and Zumba classes, and children can join the SurfSide Kids Camp.
Guests can dine at The Vix Bar and Grill, which provides beach and poolside service and offers indoor and outdoor dining. It serves international cuisine and features an extensive wine list. Guests can also grab a cocktail from the poolside bar
The Regent Grand Resort is next to Grace Bay Beach. Snorkeling is available at nearby Coral Gardens. Providenciales International Airport is 7.5 miles away.
The Point Grace Resort and Spa is in the Grace Bay Beach, a 15 minute drive from Providenciales International Airport. It features free Wi-Fi, a terrace and a swimming pool.
The rooms have modern décor and include wood furniture, air conditioning, sitting area, cable TV and garden views. The kitchenettes offer coffee maker, microwave and a fridge; while the bathrooms come equipped with shower and bathrobes.
The guests at this resort can enjoy 2 restaurants with international food and a complimentary Continental breakfast.
The Point Grace also features a bar, on-site shopping, a spa center, business center and a tour desk. There are also bikes available for free.
The complex is one mile from the Regent Village and the Salt Mills Plaza. The Port of Call is one mile away.