There's always a fun activity to experience in the Caribbean, and the Turks and Caicos is no exception. This British Overseas territory, located just a short distance by plane from Miami, is a natural paradise that appeals to lovestruck newlyweds, serious explorers, and families with children.
Turks and Caicos attractions abound - from superb beaches, and awe-inspiring views, to an ideal blend of privacy and sheer opulence, thanks to classic Caribbean plantation-style resort design and esthetic. Sit beneath the shade of a beach umbrella and enjoy a magnificent panorama of soft white sand, azure ocean and cloudless skies the color of sapphire by day, and blazing sunsets and sensual moonlight by night. (Find more Turks and Caicos information here)
The Turks and Caicos are home to one of the longest barrier reefs in the world - it's over 125 miles long, and protects the north shore of the island of Providenciales. The barrier reef is and an ideal spot to observe humpback whales, and with underwater visibility exceeding 100 feet in most locations, the coral reefs, sea mounts and sea walls that surround the islands are perfect for encountering schools of tropical fish, sea turtles, eagle rays and even sharks.
Many locations in the Turks and Caicos, such as Grace Bay, feature shallow and tranquil waters, and.are great for beginning divers.
The Turks and Caicos is a mecca for watersport. High-quality equipment is easy to rent here, especially when staying at a resort, and it's also possible to arrange for lessons, even if you're a beginner looking to learn the basics, or an accomplished master wanting to take it to the next level.
A private cruise is a perfect way to explore the many islands and cays that make up the Turks and Caicos islands.
For some, golf is a way of life. There's no need to leave the links behind when you travel to the Turks and Caicos. Instead, you can look forward to playing on one of the top ten 18-hole golf courses in the Caribbean. The natural limestone outcroppings, carpeted in unique prickly pear cactus and scrub foliage make for a memorable experience. Try some golf-oriented shopping therapy at the clubhouse, and finish up your day with a drink followed by dinner on a terrace overlooking the golf course and the setting Caribbean sun.