Category Archives: Announcements

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

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

#SandsSelfie Winners Announced!

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

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 offerings and optional excursions fit for all ages and interests, as well as our idyllic location

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

The Sands at Grace Bay has just kicked off a #SandsSelfie social media contest that is taking place now through March 31st – where both current and past guests who post a resort “selfie” photo onto the resort’s Facebook or Instagram pages, will be entered to win a future 3-night stay in a luxurious one-bedroom

The Sands at Grace Bay was named a, “Family Vacation Critic Favorite Hotel” for 2014 based on expert and consumer feedback from TripAdvisor’s family travel site, Family Vacation Critic, as part of the site’s first annual hotel awards. To receive this Family Vacation Critic Favorite designation, hotels must meet the following criteria: the hotel must

The Sands Introduces 2014 Romance Packages

Top Turks & Caicos Resort Unveils 2014 Romance Packages In The Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (January 13, 2014) – The Sands at Grace Bay is offering two romance packages in 2014 that feature special touches such as sparkling wine, rejuvenating massages and a sunset beach cruise to help couples fall in

Memorable Turks & Caicos Vacation Package Pampers “Expecting” Couples in Paradise Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (December 2013) – The Sands at Grace Bay has partnered with several exceptional local vendors to offer a 2014 Babymoon get-away package featuring special inclusions to help expecting couples relax and cherish quality time together in Turks & Caicos. To

Turks & Caicos Resort Unveils Two Affordable Beach Wedding Packages For Couples To Wed In The Caribbean’s Leading Beach Destination Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (July 2013) – The Sands at Grace Bay, located on Turks & Caicos’ world-famous Grace Bay Beach, is pleased to unveil two intimate and affordable beach wedding packages for the upcoming

Increased Tax Announcement

One Percent Accommodations Tax Increase Takes Effect for Turks and Caicos Islands Hotels and Resorts On July 1st, 2013 Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (March 2013) – Effective on July 1st, 2013, all Turks & Caicos hotels including The Sands at Grace Bay will implement a one percent accommodations tax increase (raising the tax from 11

Hurricane Sandy Misses TCI

With many people breathing a sigh of relief in Turks and Caicos, Hurricane Sandy misses TCI. Hurricane Sandy caused only rain and wind in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Sandy’s path across Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas left some damage in the Caribbean, but Provo and the Turks and Caicos were fine.

This Fall Receive Your 4th Night Free & Up To Five Days Of Discounted Scuba Diving At The Sands at Grace Bay Resort. Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (September 11, 2012) – The Sands at Grace Bay has partnered with Ocean Vibes Scuba & Watersports Ltd., a leading PADI dive and snorkel facility in Providenciales, to offer a

We are excited to share the news with our guests that several property-wide enhancements are underway (or have already been completed) at The Sands at Grace Bay – just in time for the upcoming busy winter travel season! Our award-winning Hemingway’s Beachfront Restaurant has added an expansive retractable awning that provides our guests with additional

Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (June 10, 2012) – The Sands at Grace Bay resort situated on Providenciales’ world-famous Grace Bay Beach has made several property-wide enhancements that will be completed before the busy winter travel season. The resort’s award-winning Hemingway’s Beachfront Restaurant has added an expansive retractable awning that offers guests additional shade from the sun

Regarding the gastrointestinal illness that was detected in Providenciales in May: all resorts are open and operating normally as well as all tourism related businesses. Reports of the illness have dramatically decreased since it was first reported in May, and there been no new reports of symptoms experienced by travelers on the island since June 10th,

The Sands at Grace Bay Remains Open

Due to the reports of gastrointestinal illness that have caused the temporary closure of two resorts in Providenciales, The Sands at Grace Bay along with many other resorts have implemented resort-wide safety procedures to ensure the continued safety and health of guests and staff. The Sands at Grace Bay is regularly sanitizing all guest rooms,

Bathroom Enhancement Project

We are pleased to announce the launch of our anticipated 2012 bathroom enhancement project that will begin on April 22, 2012. To continuously maximize our guest experiences and improve our luxurious resort accommodations, all 114 studios and suites will receive the following bathroom additions and enhancements by the estimated completion date of December 2012: Travertine

The Sands at Grace Bay Unveils A 20% Discounted 4-Night Travel Package Featuring Luxurious Resort Accommodations Plus Two Full Days of Two-Tank Diving For Travel Through April 6, 2012! Travel Package Deal Features $350+ in savings! The Sands at Grace Bay has partnered with Ocean Vibes LTD – a leading PADI dive and snorkel facility