turks and caicos snorkeling

Going on the vacation of your dreams is an unforgettable experience. Planning the vacation of your dreams, on the other hand, can be daunting. Fortunately, going on a vacation is good for you, offering a boost in confidence, decreased stress levels and overall happiness. To help you plan your trip, here are five tips you

TCI Goes Green Campaign

The Turks & Caicos Islands Tourist Board has officially launched its nationwide Go Green initiative with emphasis on the ban on single use plastic bags. By law, the import ban on single use plastic bags came into effect from January 1, 2019, and a ban on the use of single use plastic bags by retailers

The Sands at Grace Bay - Booking-dot-com award

We are thrilled to share news of the most recent award The Sands at Grace Bay is proud to be honored in the acclaimed “Guest Review Awards” presented by Booking.com! Every year, Booking.com celebrates properties with an average score of 8.0 and above for properties who have ten or more reviews online. Booking.com says, “We

Rubiks Cube Halloween Costume

With Halloween just around the corner, it can be tough for busy parents to find the time to brainstorm a creative costume. Often, it’s tempting to just head to a big box store and purchase a ready-made getup from off the shelf. However, Halloween expenses can add up, and store-bought costumes also can be kind


We are thrilled to share that The Sands is a 2018 “Recommended” property on HolidayCheck!  The Sands belongs to the very highly rated hotels on HolidayCheck this year– Europe’s biggest hotel review portal. Garnering this new acclaim is a true source of pride for the entire team at The Sands at Grace Bay, we’d like

sands grace bay tripadvisor reviews

TripAdvisor love Turks and Caicos and Grace Bay beach. In February, for yet another year, TripAdvisor reviews rated Grace Bay as the World’s Best Beach. Meanwhile, this year The Sands at Grace Bay received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence property for a seventh year in a row. However, these accolades aren’t determined by TripAdvisor. Inteads, the

family vacation

Summer’s winding down, and it’s back-to-school season. If you have school-aged children, this can be the toughest time of the year for them. As school starts, it’s hard to get up in the morning and get used to a new schedule. We all have an inner scheduler called the circadian clock that helps you fall asleep

The Sandes at Grace Bay pool and beach

— Guests can book with confidence thanks to No-Hassle, 100% Refund Policy offered at The Sands at Grace Bay — The Sands at Grace Bay today announced the launch of its newly created No-Hassle, 100% Refund Policy, in the event of a Hurricane. Developed to offer guests the ultimate “peace of mind” guarantee, the new

Recently the world discovered that Providenciales is home to a stunning Caribbean hideaway belonging to the late singer Prince. The mansion in Turks and Caicos is an oceanfront property, features 10 bedrooms and a purple driveway, and went on on sale for $12 million following the singer’s death in 2016. And now, two years later,

Mom and Dad are taking a break, too.

Summer vacation is just around the corner. For children it typically means freedom from the day-to-day routine of school. However, for parents the words “summer vacation” tend to conjure up a dilemma: how to make sure devices and screens don’t fill every waking minute of every day for two months. Too much screen time has

What Islands Are in the Caribbean?

what islands are in the caribbean

What islands are in the Caribbean? And which island is best for planning your perfect vacation? There are at least 700 islands, reefs and cays in the Caribbean, and every one of them promises adventure for travelers. Some offer all the comforts of home, while others are harder to reach and provide rewards for explorers.

Our North and Middle Caicos Adventure

— by Mona Beeson, General Manager of The Sands at Grace Bay A continuation of the Adventures of “Hartling Girls Empowered” ~ the exploration and sights of the Turks and Caicos Islands with GM, Mona Beeson and my special young teen friend from last year. This year as with previous years, I had the wonderful

US News Logo

We are pleased to report that U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, has named The Sands at Grace Bay as one of the 2018 “Best Hotels in the Turks and Caicos” — an acclaim the resort has received since 2015. U.S. News & World Report is a digital

We would like to thank our past guests for your reviews that have made The Sands a 2018 Hotels.com™ “Loved by Guests” award winner are based on verified guest reviews. Knowing that reviews are becoming even more influential than the official star ratings, Hotels.com looked at more than 25 million Hotels.com guest reviews on the

Fantastic Photos of Turks and Caicos

Summer vacation season is almost here! Many of us look forward to spending time in the summer with our families. In Turks and Caicos, the warm sun, white sand and impossibly turquoise ocean make for a perfect holiday. To get you in the mood, here are some photos of our favorite parts. There’s nothing like

Spaious Suites at The Sands at Grace Bay

We are thrilled to share that The Sands at Grace Bay located along the 2018 TripAdvisor World’s Best Beach in Turks and Caicos continues gaining awards and acclaim — On the heels of our multi-million dollar renovation and thanks to our hardworking staff who serve our guests with unparalleled hospitality! Our resort is proud to