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

The Food and Cuisine of Turks and Caicos

The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Atlantic Ocean to the east of the Bahamas, and about forty minutes by plane from Miami and the North American mainland. The climate is warm and dry for most of the year, and this climate has influenced the kinds of foods people enjoy in the Turks and

Turks and Caicos News (December 2015)

New series about Turks and Caicos news In this new blog post series, we give you an idea about all the great things coming up on Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos over the coming month. To start things off we would like to take a look back at this past weekend and the always-popular

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

Ten Fun Facts About Turks and Caicos

The Turks and Caicos is quickly becoming one of the most popular and trendy destinations in the Caribbean. How much about this chain of islands do you know? 1. The Turks and Caicos are located in the Atlantic, not the Caribbean With its beautiful turquoise waters, white sand beaches and tropical climate it would seem

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 &

Starting on December 19, 2015 United Airlines will offer non-stop flights from Chicago to Providenciales (ORD-PLS) for the winter and spring travel season. JetBlue also announced direct flights to Providenciales from Fort Lauderdale starting on November 19 (here is the most current list of airlines serving Turks and Caicos). To celebrate the arrival of our friends from Chicago

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

Observe Parking Signage from August 26th to September 4th, 2015. The Sands at Grace Bay Caribbean resort will be completing a parking lot resurfacing project between the dates of Wednesday, August 26th through Friday, September 4th, 2015. This project will occur in two phases and signage will direct guests to the section of the parking lot where

About.com’s Caribbean Travel Expert, Robert Curley, recently featured some beach travel tips and 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

Turks and Caicos Food Photos The island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos is a truly cultural crossroads. One of the benefits of this cross-pollination is fantastic food. Provo is blessed a variety of restaurants and open-air lounges offering everything from classic Caribbean drinks to fusion cuisine. To give you an idea of what

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

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 Caribbean beach destination weddings 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 their

reef tours grace bay

In our last post, we introduced our friends at Caicos Dream Tours. Caicos Dream Tours operates a fleet of powerboats and catamarans that travel to some of the most spectacular places on the planet, offering the best Turks and Caicos tours. The big question is, with so much variety, what are the “must see places”

Plan Your Perfect Day In Providenciales Caicos Dream Tours offers some of the best Turks and Caicos tours. Private charters give 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

With summer just a few weeks away, The Sands at Grace Bay is tempting Turks and Caicos resort for family travelers who are looking for significant resort savings in a leading 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

A new addition to Sands at Grace Bay Awards – 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

Snorkeling in the Turks and Caicos

Explore coral reefs with your kids just steps from the beach In April, Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos became TripAdvisor’s 2015 pick as the world’s top island. Travel site TripAdvisor selects Travelers’ Choice award winners based on the quality and quantity of user reviews over 12 months. According to TripAdvisor, the beautiful turquoise waters

This lovely island, one of almost 40 cays and islands within the Turks & Caicos archipelago, has been recognized as the number one island in the world in the 2015 TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards. Yes, perfect Provo with its unending stretches of talcum powder white sand beaches, clear turquoise waters and inviting Caribbean hospitality took

The Sands at Grace Bay’s General Manager, Mona Beeson, was the featured guest speaker this week on the “Travel The World” 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 Kubin, about the

After receiving over 420 entries, the results of our Winter #SandsSelfie Turks and Caicos 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!

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

The Sands resort is offering a number of spring and summer savings on Grace Bay Beach. 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