The Turks and Caicos are truly a sun lovers paradise. The Turks and Caicos islands are made up an archipelago of 40 islands located in the Caribbean, southeast of the Bahamas in the Atlantic Ocean Airlines fly into Providenciales, which is known today as Provo.
Today it is a bustling with tourists which visit the many beaches where snorkelers can see beautiful coral reefs, stingrays, starfish, conch, turtles and a variety of fish all close to shore. Beaches in the Turks and Caicos islands including Taylor and Sapodilla Bay and Leeward beaches and the popular Grace Bay Beach are some of the most spectacular beaches in the Caribbean with some of the clearest, most pristine water.
Grace Bay is one of the most high-profile and stunning areas in the Turs and Caicos islands. It has consistently been the recipient of many travel awards such as being named World Travel Awards Worlds Leading Beach Destination; it also has been named Trip Advisors 2nd best beach destination in the world. In spite of its high-profile, it is still unspoiled and retains its original charm. Grace Bay Beach is located on the northeast coast of Providenciales, an area that is home to most of the areas best resorts because it has crystal clear water, clean white sand with few rocks or seaweed. Boating and parasailing are great ways to explore the area. There are numerous boats, which take visitors out the barrier reef located off the coast of Grace Bay Beach. In addition, there are many other water activities to take advantage at the beaches in and around Grace Bay Beach, these include kayak, paddle boarding, snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skis, free diving, fishing, kiteboarding and wakeboarding. Great food is also easy to find around Grace Bay, just about any type of ethnic food you could want can be found just minutes away. Whether you have a hankering for Japanese, Thai, Mediterranean, Mexican, Italian or American food, every style of food you could possibly want you can find in Grace Bay.
Grace Bay Beach isnt the only desirable area in the Turks and Caicos Islands or even on Provo. On Provo, you will find the tranquil Leeward Beach, which also features many luxury rentals and is known as a great area for collecting seashells. It is also home to Long Bay Beach which experiences the eastern trade winds making it great for kiteboarding and kiters. Local boat charters visit the wreck of the La Famille Express, a Dominican freight vessel that sunk I 2004 in the wake of Hurricane Francis in 2004. Mudjin Harbour located on Middle Caicos island features limestone cliffs and a series of caves; it is connected to North Caicos by road so visitors can experience both islands if they have a vehicle. Governors Beach, on Grand Turk Island features some of the clearest water in the islands.
Quiet North Bay Beach features peach colored sand and tranquil water. Because very few visitors go to North Bay Beach, chances are you may not see anyone else along this pristine coastline. No matter what island you visit, the Turks and Caicos islands are a perfect get-away for those the love the sun and sand.