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

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

We had the pleasure of recently hosting the wedding of Lisa & Kevin Owens. Their wedding day was far from ordinary – in fact, it was extraordinary. On the day of their Grace Bay Beach wedding ceremony that was held at our resort, it was a picture perfect day here in Turks & Caicos complete

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

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

Holiday Travel Tips For Families

The Sands at Grace Bay is delighted to be named a “2014 Family Favorite Hotel” by TripAdvisor’s Family Travel Site, Family Vacation Critic. Family Vacation Critic recently compiled a helpful list of tips for families that are planning to travel over the busy holiday travel season, from the help of their readers. These tips are

@cfwftci #cfwf was DELISH! Local & int’l chefs & ingrdnts made dishes as delectable & diverse as the flavors of #tci — 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

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

Sands Resort Staff Takes On Talent Contest

Strong Grace Bay Team Tackles 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

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

This week the Caribbean Journal named the, “Best Caribbean Stand-Up Paddleboarding Destinations” and the Turks & Caicos Islands topped their list. The article stated that our, “turquoise seas are a haven for paddle boarders” and we couldn’t agree more. Guests staying at The Sands at Grace Bay are able to enjoy free use of our watersports