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Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands

Unspoilt paradise with a wealth of untouched natural beauty

The Turks and Caicos islands are located to the South East of the Bahamas and just 8 out of the 40 islands are inhabited. There are world class luxurious hotels with regular visitors from Hollywood enjoying anonymity and solitude especially on the boutique island of Parrot Cay, where beachfront homes have been built for the rich and famous.

You will find extensive stretches of uncrowded incredibly white beaches and vibrant coral reefs which make this area renowned for being one of the best dive sites in the world. The azure waters of the Caribbean are simply perfect for snorkelling and diving with miles of unspoiled barrier reef teeming with colourful fish and sealife including reef sharks, turtles and neon-bright fish. If you can’t yet scuba dive, don’t worry…there are plenty of local dive schools who can take you through a PADI certified course. You could also try out kayaking, parasailing, stand-up paddleboarding and Hobie Cats.

Providenciales (known as Provo locally) is the most inhabited island of the group and home to the pristine and award-winning Grace Bay Beach. This 12 mile, white-sand beach has calm waters and is simply breathtaking.

Parrot Cay sits at the top of the archipelago chain and is a honeymooner’s paradise. This tranquil retreat has gentle turquoise waters lapping at impossibly white-sand beaches. It’s just the place to indulge in a complete get-away-from-it-all holiday where the most taxing thing you’ll have to do is decide which spa treatment you want to try next.

Designer Travel can help you find your dream holiday to these idyllic islands or any other destination in the world; it’s what we excel at. We work hard to ensure you have the holiday you want and one that leaves you with such fantastic memories, you can’t wait to book your next adventure as soon as you possibly can! We are ABTA bonded and independent so our experienced and friendly travel experts have a massive range of flight and accommodation options to choose from meaning we can almost certainly find what you are looking for. We offer a full after sales service as well so you can rest easy knowing that you’re completely looked after from start to finish when you book a luxury holiday with Designer Travel.

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Key Highlights
  • Honeymooners and couples love the beauty, peace and tranquility of these islands
  • It’s also a great choice for families, with some all-inclusive hotels available including Beaches Resort
  • The clear waters are perfect for snorkelling and diving
  • Book into a local dive school for a PADI certified course
  • Try parasailing to get a unique bird’s eye view of the islands
  • The uninhabited island of Gibbs Cay is worth a trip to see the stingrays
  • Getting around is by taxi or rental car; there is no public transport (bus or train) services
  • COMO Parrot Cay has an award-winning holistic spa and amazing beach houses with private pools
  • Ask us about twin-centre and island-hopping holidays

Travel Information

Time difference: GMT -4 hours

Currency: US Dollar

Climate Information

Hot and tropical climate tempered by trade winds throughout most of the year.

The driest period is from January to April and there is increased rainfall in summer and towards the end of the year.

Leisure & Activities

Horse Back Riding
Horse back riding along the shoreline is a fantastic way to explore the locality. Rides can last just a couple of hours or up to a full day. Don't worry if you're not an established rider as most stables can provide suitable ponies and horses for complete novices.

Snorkelling and Diving
The islands are perfect for snorkelling and diving in the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean. Just off shore there are miles of unspoiled barrier reef teeming with exotic fish. If you would like to try scuba diving, there are plenty of local dive schools to take you through a PADI certified course.

Thursday Fish Fry
A fun local event with live music and wonderful local food choices. The grilled seafood is simply sublime - don't miss it!

Hotels in Turks and Caicos Islands