Details: Turks and Caicos Islands

October 17, 2013
GETTING THERE

American, Delta, JetBlue, United and US Airways offer connecting flights from Washington area airports to Providenciales.

WHERE TO STAY

Grace Bay Club

Grace Bay Circle Road

800-946-5757

www.gracebayclub.com

Luxury resort with separate family-friendly and adult-only accommodations and facilities. Double rooms, all equipped with kitchenette, from $595 a night, including breakfast.

Royal West Indies Resort

Grace Bay Road

800-332-4203

www.royalwestindies.com

A charming smaller resort with large, light-filled, clean rooms. Double rooms with kitchenette from $230 a night.

WHERE TO EAT

Magnolia

Miramar Resort, Turtle Cove

1-649-941-5108

www.magnoliaprovo.com

Famous for the food and the glorious sunset views from its terrace. Entrees start at $22.

Bugaloo’s Conch Crawl

Five Cays Settlement

1-649-941-3863

A favorite hangout for locals and, increasingly, tourists. Offers conch-based specialties and rum-based cocktails right on the beach. Live music daily. Menu items start at $10.

Daniel’s Cafe by the Beach

Conch Bar Village, Middle Caicos

1-649-232-6132

www.middlecaicos.biz/daniels-cafe.htm

A lovely rest stop during a day-trip to North Caicos and Middle Caicos. Specializes in local, fresh seafood. Entrees start at $10.

WHAT TO DO

Big Blue Unlimited

Leeward Marina

1-649-946-5034

www.bigblueunlimited.com

Organizes small-group activities including snorkeling, diving, kayaking and kitesurfing, and day-trips to islands beyond Provo. Prices start at $95 per person for the two-hour stand-up paddleboarding tour.

Sky Pilot Parasail

1-649-333-3000

skypilotparasailing.com

Prices start at $75 per person for a 15-minute flight.

Paradise Scooters

Grace Bay Plaza, Grace Bay Road

1-649-333-3333

paradisescooters.tc

Offers individual scooter rentals and organized Vespa group tours of Providenciales. Prices start at $34 for a full-day rental.

Caribbean Cruisin

Heaving Down Rock, Walkin Marina, Leeward Highway East

1-649-946-5406

www.caribbean-cruisin.com

Ferry services from Providenciales to North Caicos and Middle Caicos and to South Caicos. Ferries to North and Middle Caicos depart 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. Prices start at $25 per person one way. Ferries to South Caicos leave 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. From $60 one way.

INFORMATION

www.visittci.com

V.P.

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