Category Archives: Turks & Caicos Information

Looking for information about the Turks and Caicos, such as currency, visa requirements, or even what the weather is like?

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

The 9th Annual Windvibes Watersports Tournament was held Sunday 5th July 2015 on Long Bay Beach, right here on our beautiful island of Providenciales in the Turks Caicos. In the world of kiteboarding and windsurfing, Long Bay Beach is truly an undiscovered gem. Lying on the southern, windward side of the island of Providenciales, Long Bay

On Saturday, July 4th the 5th annual open water “Race for the Conch” happens right here off of Grace Bay Beach, and has been named, “one of the world’s most gorgeous Swim Races.” Olympic gold medalist and US Masters Swim champion Rowdy Gaines as well as world-class marathon swimmer, Yuko Matsuzaki, will be participating in

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

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 sights to see and things you

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

#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

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

Kiteboarding in Turks & 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 Beautiful Beaches of Providenciales

In February 2015 Grace Bay Beach was once again recognized as the best beach in the Caribbean by TripAdvisor and as the #2 beach in the world. The combination of clear water, turquoise and emerald hues, and powdery sand captures the heart of anyone who visits our island. While Grace Bay Beach may be the

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

During your next family vacation to Turks & Caicos’ breathtaking island of Providenciales, known for its world-famous Grace Bay Beach, plan on taking your kids to the following family favorite dining spots that are sure to please all ages: Hemingway’s Restaurant: The beachfront open-air restaurant located at The Sands at Grace Bay boasts a casually

@cfwftci #cfwf was DELISH! Local & int’l chefs & ingrdnts made dishes as delectable & diverse as the flavors of #tci pic.twitter.com/7X2PWjVwBg — Natalie Brown (@Brownnmiss) November 13, 2014 The Turks and Caicos Culinary Festival is a 3-day annual festival for foodies in Providenciales. The culinary festival features celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers, Iron Chef stars

The Sands at Grace Bay proudly supports the Provo Children’s Home as its charitable cause – a safe haven and home for orphaned and at-risk children between the ages of 6 and 15 years old in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. On Sunday, November 30th, the 6th Annual Wrightfully Fit  5K/10K Charity Sunset Run/Walk will take place, with proceeds benefitting

Travelers may find direct flights to Providenciales Airport (PLS) from many cities throughout North America and Canada, including New York, Atlanta, Miami, Toronto and Montreal. There are also direct flights to Providenciales from Heathrow outside of London, England. Please view our Turks and Caicos map to find out where we are located. For daily flight information, please

This summer Travel + Leisure featured some cool new beach gadgets and gear that will help travelers in Turks & Caicos have even more fun in the sun. We wanted to share a few of these great beach gear suggestions with our guests, or for anyone visiting the Turks & Caicos Islands which are known

The Sands at Grace Bay resort announces five reasons why budget-savvy travelers should consider a vacation to Providenciales (“Provo”) this Fall. Named the Caribbean’s #1 Island by TripAdvisor’s 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards, travelers can enjoy significant savings, beautiful weather, partake in exciting culinary events, and experience some of the world’s most breathtaking white-sand beaches during

Birds of the Turks and Caicos

Image from Flickr TCI’s salt ponds and inland marshes serve as excellent feeding grounds for resident and migratory birds. For all those bird watchers you can search for Great Blue Herons, Flamingos, Osprey and Pelicans alongside Egrets, Terns, Frigates, Boobies and other water birds.   As part of the National Parks system more than twelve small

The Caribbean Journal recently featured an article titled, “The Best Caribbean Beaches for Everything” and our Providenciales’ Grace Bay Beach topped the list for the “Best Walking Beach.” The photo used in the article was taken along our beautiful stretch of Grace Bay Beach at The Sands at Grace Bay resort.   While our Grace