Category Archives: Turks & Caicos Information

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Celebrating All Things Grace Bay Beach

Grace Bay beach has once again been recognized by TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice awards as one of the top 25 beaches in the world. On top of that, Grace Bay continues to hold a five star-rating on TripAdvisor.   Website reviews describe the beach as “a little piece of heaven”, “breathtaking”, and of course, “amazing Grace”.

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

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

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?

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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

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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

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

Spring Break is a perfect time to enjoy clear blue skies and crystal-clear waters of Providenciales. Our island in the Caribbean is a family-friendly paradise promising a variety of beach holiday adventures. Here are just a few ideas: Go Snorkeling at Coral Gardens Also known as Bight Reef, the Coral Gardens snorkeling area is just

The Sands - Grace Bay Beach

Travel planning and booking site, TripAdvisor®, today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards for Beaches. Drum-roll please…Grace Bay Beach in Turks and Caicos won the top honor as the best beach in the world this year, reclaiming its crown from 2016. According to TripAdvisor, the company has awarded 355 beaches overall, including the

Grand Turk 2017

  If you’re looking for a perfect Caribbean beach getaway, the Turks and Caicos offers some spectacular options. Here are just some beautiful, secluded beaches to explore. Chalk Sound (Providenciales) Locals refer to the beaches surrounding Chalk Sound as “the children’s beaches” – including Sapodilla Bay Beach, which offers shallow, calm and crystal clear water

Turks and Caicos News | January 2018

Smith's Reef Turks and Caicos

Each month the Sands on Grace Bay resort presents hot topics and news about the Turks and Caicos. This month: where can you spend the day on the beach with a Potcake puppy? Where is the Greatest Beach on Earth (According to the Experts)? Grace Bay Beach in the Turks and Caicos Islands, as anyone