@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

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

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

The Turks & Caicos National Environmental Centre is a fun and free educational outing for families to enjoy while on vacation in Providenciales. Located in Providenciales’ Lower Bight area, across from an excellent children’s park, the Centre is a fun and informative way for visitors to learn about the indigenous wildlife, fauna and flora, and

For vacationers and resort guests interested in taking Pilates or Yoga classes during their Providenciales stay, Studio 90 Degrees is conveniently located on Grace Bay Road less than one mile away from The Sands at Grace Bay resort. The fully equipped, air conditioned studio offers Pilates and Yoga programs which utilize mats and specialized equipment

The Turks and Caicos Islands Airport Authority recently issued a press release with details on the $10 million dollar Providenciales International Airport (PLS) expansion project that is currently underway. With construction teams working around the clock, the new terminal project is nearly 75% completed and is still on schedule for a winter 2014 completion date.

It’s getting even easier to travel around the beautiful cays and islets strung across the azure seas of the Turks  and Caicos. The Turks and Caicos airport authority will get started with plans to dramatically enhance South Caicos airport when expansion of the Providenciales International Airport is completed in late 2014. The airport expansion here on Providenciales

Paradise Photography is a boutique photography company in the Turks & Caicos that offers guests of the Sands on Grace Bay a variety of photography services including engagements, marriage proposals, and babymoon photo sessions.  In particular, our proposal sessions include a private consultation with the groom to help develop and plan an overall strategy for