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The Sands at Grace Bay has unveiled its 2016 romance and wedding packages for couples seeking an affordable yet luxurious beach wedding, honeymoon or romantic getaway in one of the Caribbean’s most sought after vacation destinations of Providenciales, Turks & Caicos – named the #1 Island In The World by TripAdvisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards.

Every year from January through the beginning of April thousands of North Atlantic humpback whales migrate through the Turks Head passage that separates South Caicos and Grand Turk, towards the Dominican Republic for birthing. During this time of year, the whales can be seen and heard all over the Turks & Caicos Islands and can

Happy New Year! We are looking forward to warmly welcoming both new and return guests this year and we’re excited for you to have the chance to experience our incredible and world renowned Grace Bay Beach location in 2016! Not only is our resort idyllically situated on a pristine stretch of Grace Bay, but so

USA Today Spotlights The Sands at Grace Bay

This past month USA Today’s Melanie Reffes visited The Sands at Grace Bay and wrote an incredible article highlighting her stay at our Turks & Caicos resort! Below is the Seaside Splendor article written by Melanie Reffes, accompanied by her beautiful photo tour of The Sands at Grace Bay which can be fully viewed on the USA

Enter for a chance to win a Turks and Caicos trip Stan Hartling, CEO of The Hartling Group – the developers of three award- winning Turks & Caicos properties including The Sands at Grace Bay – is the Honorary Chairperson for this year’s Salvation Army Kettle Drive in Turks & Caicos. The Sands at Grace Bay

This week The Sands at Grace Bay warmly welcomed local TCI Students from the Shining Star, Ianthe Pratt and Precious Treasures schools as Tourists for the day! The Sands was delighted to be a part of the Hello Tourist Program, a Turks & Caicos Hotel and Tourism Association initiative in conjunction with TCI Tourist Board’s Tourism

The Sands at Grace Bay resort offers an affordable and convenient option for travelers in town for the island’s 12th annual Turks and Caicos Conch Festival – a popular weekend event that celebrates the island’s most famous delicacy, unofficial mascot, and chief exporting product. Located on Providenciales’ world-famous Grace Bay Beach, The Sands at Grace

Just a short drive away from The Sands at Grace Bay, The Provo Golf Club is a top-rated Caribbean golf course that has received a 4-star rating from Golf Digest and was listed as one of the “Top 10 Courses for Golf in the Caribbean” by Travel & Leisure. The course is known for its

Travel Weekly recently featured a “Great Beach Accessories” article with some terrific and functional travel products that are terrific for those heading to a Caribbean beach destination this fall or winter. Here are a few of the recommendations that we loved, that may be great optional accessories to bring with you to your Turks &

We offer three incredible locations for couples to select from when choosing where to wed on our Turks & Caicos oceanfront property, location on world-famous Grace Bay Beach. Here are 3 vistas that couples may consider, when planning their destination wedding at The Sands at Grace Bay: Grace Bay Beach: The Sands at Grace Bay

Pamper Yourself at Our Turks & Caicos Spa

From sipping pina coladas along our incredible stretch of world-famous Grace Bay Beach and three pools to relaxing on our lush landscaped resort property that offers shaded areas with hammocks strung between coconut trees, travelers will enjoy plenty of coconut experiences during their visit to our Turks & Caicos spa and stay at The Sands

About.com’s Caribbean Travel Expert, Robert Curley, recently featured some cool gadgets on his Caribbean Travel blog that can help keep your technology safe and secure when you take it to the beach. Here are some of the protective gear recommendations that would be perfect to pack in your suitcase before your next trip to Turks &

Chicago residents will soon enjoy easy access to Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands with the launch of a seasonal, nonstop United Airlines service from December 19, 2015, through April 30,2016 – just in time for the busy winter travel season. Scheduled for Saturdays, the Boeing 737-800 will be United Airlines’ first nonstop service

JetBlue Airways recently announced a new year-round, daily service on a new route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in Turks and Caicos. The service is scheduled to begin this November, pending government approval. To celebrate its new major service, JetBlue is currently offering an introductory fare of only $99 each way

Located on Providenciales, Turks & Caicos’ pristine stretch of Grace Bay Beach, there may be no better place in the world to plan a Caribbean beach destination wedding than at The Sands at Grace Bay. Our two intimate and affordable beach wedding ceremony packages for 2015 are both under $5,000, and allow couples to plan

Plan Your Perfect Day In Providenciales Caicos Dream Tours offers private charters giving resort guests of The Sands at Grace Bay the option to choose from their impressive fleet of power boats and catamarans to reserve for a half or full day. With boats that can accommodate up to 12 guests, there are plenty of

With summer just a few weeks away, The Sands at Grace Bay is temping family travelers who are looking for significant resort savings in a leading Caribbean vacation destination with its reduced low-season rates and 4th Night Free deal, array of family-friendly amenities and its unbeatable location on Providenciales’ world-famous Grace Bay Beach. Not only

TripAdvisor’s family travel site, Family Vacation Critic, has once again named The Sands at Grace Bay a “Family Vacation Critic Favorite” 2015 hotel based on expert and consumer feedback. The resort was also recently named one of the, “Top 10 Caribbean Resorts For Families” by this leading family vacation website! To be named a Family

  The Sands at Grace Bay’s General Manager, Mona Beeson, was the featured guest speaker this week on the “Travel The World” online radio show, hosted by Community Digital News. Mona had the pleasure of chatting with the radio show hosts, Bob Taylor (who has previously stayed at The Sands at Grace Bay) and Jacquie

After receiving over 420 entries, the results of our Winter #SandsSelfie photo contest are finally in – and we are excited to announce the “WINNING” photo submission that will be awarded the grand prize of a gift certificate for a 3-night stay in a luxurious One-Bedroom Oceanview Suite at The Sands at Grace Bay! Because

Providenciales’ new Graceway Smart Supermarket kicked off its grand opening weekend on March 28th and is now open for business. Located in the Town Center Mall in downtown Provo, the new grocery store is only a 3 minute ride from the airport so guests who have just landed may wish to make a stop at this store

Spring and Summer Savings On Grace Bay Beach, the #1 Beach in the Caribbean The Sands at Grace Bay is tempting spring and summer travelers with its 4th Night Free offer combined with the resort’s reduced low-season rates for stays between May 1st through December 19th, 2015. Guests will also enjoy an array of free

Kiteboarding in Turks and Caicos

Kiteboarding is an exciting watersport that allows you to take advantage of the constant east southeast trade winds and the shallow, clear ocean water that make Providenciales, Turks & Caicos an ideal kiteboarding destination. Guests staying at Providenciales’ The Sands at Grace Bay often enjoy watching kiteboarders ride along the nearby Long Bay Beach, which is

The Providenciales Art Crawl is happening this Wednesday, March 11th starting at 5:00 pm. It’s a fun and casual night of wining and dining at local cafes and restaurants, including The Sands at Grace Bay’s Hemingway’s Restaurant & Bar, while browsing various art galleries in the Grace Bay Area. A map for the Art Crawl is

2 New Romance Deals at The Sands at Grace Bay

The Sands at Grace Bay is offering two new and affordable romance packages in 2015 that feature special touches such as sparkling wine, couples massages, horseback rides along the beach, snorkeling excursions and more – to help couples fall in love all over again in tropical paradise. Our signature romance packages conveniently allow couples to customize

One of the most popular excursions offered by Caicos Dream Tours provides a terrific way for our resort guests to experience the third largest coral reef system in the world, that surrounds the island of Providenciales. This memorable four-hour snorkel and conch cruise excursion offers twice daily departures (9:00am and 1:30pm), seven days a week. You

5 Fun Activities In Turks and Caicos

A Luxury Travel Blog featured 5 experiences not to miss in Provo and we wanted to share these recommendations with our resort guests, as fun and optional day activities during your stay at The Sands at Grace Bay: Watch Mermaids Swim: The Undersea Explorer offers semi-submarine tours that allow kids to see a real life “Bella

Best Hotels in the Turks and Caicos

US News & World Report

The Sands at Grace Bay is pleased to report that in February 2015 it was named as one of the “Best Hotels in the Turks and Caicos” by U.S.News & World Report. The list was developed based on an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations and user ratings.

An unforgettable full day adventure in Providenciales awaits with Caicos Dream Tours’ “Dream Day Getaway” excursion – the perfect way to spend a full day exploring the breathtaking island sights and vibrant underwater barrier reef ecosystem with your family, loved ones and friends while staying at The Sands at Grace Bay. The Dream Day Getaway charter