Although many island vacation destinations are located in a southerly direction, with the choice of the Turks and Caicos Island you need to look no further.
Looking for a Southerly Island Vacation? Look No Further than the Turks and Caicos
Located in the midst of the Atlantic Ocean, it has an invigorating ambiance—delineated by good weather conditions year-round, plentiful sunshine and rainfall, rich flora and fauna and health-giving foods—which will revitalize and energize you. And, you will feel active and energetic during a vacation in this tourist destination.
What Makes the Turks & Caicos Different from Other Island Destinations?
The Turks and Caicos Islands are a huge tourist destination with about 40 islands and cays. Plus, it has green water and abounds with colorful marine life. The adventures commonly practiced by locals are sailing, windsurfing, water-skiing, snorkeling, canoeing, scuba diving, etc.
Various types of seafood are Lobster tail, Grouper, Snapper, Conch Ceviche, and Lionfish. The currency used is the US dollar and the mode of communication is English. Haitian Creole and Spanish are also spoken by minorities.
The locals are friendly, warm, generous and hospitable. If you are fluent in English, you will juggle with the locals.
How to Rent Vacation Rental Homes?
Renting vacation rental homes will be an easy-going for you if you get in touch with one of the most reliable Turks and Caicos vacation rentals by owner. Without charging any booking fees, it will get you a well-furnished rental home per your choice and budget. You will get to enjoy all the modern facilities and amenities in your rental home.
Attractions to Visit
The Turks and Caicos team with both natural and man-made attractions. However, unmissable ones for you include the following:
Salt Cay: Included in UNESCO World Heritage Site, this is an amazing attraction in the Turks and Caicos.
It has long white-sand beaches, where you can relax for long hours and indulge in various water sports activities, such as snorkeling, diving, etc.
Apart from these things, you can learn about its history and myths associated with it.
The White House is the chief jewel of this attraction that you should visit. It is known to have been built in 1835 with ballast stones and antiques.
Pine Cay: Spread over 800-acre of land, this is a magnificent place for you to escape from everyday bump and grind. It is a very peaceful and tranquil region, where you will be blissfully happy in its natural ambiance.
But, it has no modern amenities, such as TVs, phones or any other modern gadget. The Meridian Club is the chief attraction of this place.
You can have a delicious lunch on this island and indulge in nature trails, snorkeling, scuba diving, and many other activities.
Crossing Place Trail Hike, Middle Caicos: During the 18th century, this coastal area was set by plantation settlers.
At present, it is an 8-kilometer path for tourists to enjoy biking and hiking. The path goes along bush, caves, beaches and coastal areas.
Mudjin Harbour and Norbellis Coves are the major attractions that you should put on your radar. As this trail is rocky and fairly exposed to sunlight, you should bring plenty of water, sunglasses and long trousers and put on sturdy shoes.
Little Water Cay: Locally famous as ‘Iguana Island’, it is home to various species of wildlife. Boat tours are available for tourists to have glimpses of wild creatures.
It is believed that iguanas once lived on this island but they were swallowed by domestic dogs and cats.
It has two boardwalk trails, where you can enjoy strolling for long hours to see its scenic beauty. Moreover, you can take a dip in its turquoise water and relax on its white-sand beaches.
Kayaking is one of the most enjoyable activities you can indulge in. But, you need to be careful of the strong currents in the water.
Grace Bay: Encompassing over eight-kilometer distance, this is one of the best beaches in the Turks and Caicos. It has powdery sand, crystal-clear water, and coral reefs.
Here, you can indulge in snorkeling, scuba diving, and many other water sports activities and view marine life.
You can also interact with dolphins and take part in various important events related to terrestrial and aquatic animals.
Popular Eateries and Shopping Outlets
Dining is a great pleasure in Turks and Caicos. The popular eateries, where you can enjoy lip-smacking delicacies of seafood are Da Conch Shack, Hemingway’s Restaurant, Bight Park, Coco Bistro and Bugaloo’s Conch Crawl.
Shopping is also one of the most enjoyable activities in this destination. You can buy everything including clothes, jewelry, and souvenirs. The popular shopping outlets are Anna’s Art Gallery, Mama’s Gift Shop, Brilliant Studios, and Paradise Arts Gallery.
Are you ready to enjoy a vacation in the Turks and Caicos now? Indeed, it is an amazing island destination with good weather conditions, eye-catching attractions and things to do and explore. Regarding your accommodations, get one of the Turks and Caicos vacation homes booked to live comfortably.