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

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