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

TripAdvisor’s family travel site, Family Vacation Critic, has just released its first annual hotel awards and The Sands at Grace Bay received a “Family Vacation Critic Favorite” 2014 Award based on expert and consumer feedback. We are honored that our resort was named one of the Top Caribbean Family Resorts & Hotels by this leading

Turks and Caicos National Heritage Month

October marks the kickoff of the fall and winter travel season. It’s also National Heritage Month in the Turks and Caicos, and so there are a number of interesting events planned to welcome our guest back to the islands. Salt Festival If you are able to persuade yourself to leave the powdery white sand of

One of the best places for birdwatching on the island of Providenciales is at the protected Northwest Point Marine National Park and Northwest Point Pond Nature Reserve. These scenic parks feature a beautiful rocky coastline as well as two inland salt-water ponds lined with mangroves. Ospreys, Brown Pelicans and Terns can be found alongside the

Whether you are celebrating a new love, your honeymoon, a special anniversary, or simply a vacation with the love of your life, The Sands at Grace Bay is an ideal Caribbean resort destination for a romantic retreat. Here are some ways that you can rekindle romance with your loved one during your next tip to

The Hartling Group’s Got Talent Contest

If you ever wonder what “real people” get up to here in the Turks and Caicos, The Hartling Group’s “Got Talent” contest gives you the inside scoop. The Hartling Group is the parent company of The Sands at Grace Bay. Every year, dozens and dozens of employees and members of the Hartling Group family compete

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

We often recommend that guests and families staying at The Sands at Grace Bay consider planning a visit to “Iguana Island” during their Turks & Caicos trip. Several Providenciales tour providers offer round trip boat rides and snorkeling excursions that include a visit to Little Water Cay – aka “Iguana Island” – a small, protected cay that

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

Caicos Tours provides a fun way for families to see the underwater world without getting wet, from inside a semi-submarine vessel known as the “Undersea Explorer.” This specially designed boat operates just above the surface of the water and allows passengers to sit and view the breathtaking Coral Reef, fish, turtles, and even a “real