Turks and Caicos’ motto is “Beautiful by Nature”, and every word stands true. If you want to see the best beaches in the world than without a second thought head out to the home of breathtaking beaches, Turks and Caicos Islands. Find the best Turks and Caicos vacation rentals, spas, bars, and restaurants waiting for you. These islands are one of the top vacation destinations for tourists from all over the world.
The Turks and Caicos Islands (also known as TCI) are a British Overseas Territory that consists of the smaller Turks Islands and larger Caicos Island. The islands are located in the Atlantic Ocean and they have 40 small islands and cays (eight islands are inhabited). The Turks and Caicos Islands lie 575 miles southeast of Miami, Florida. The official currency of Turks and Caicos is the US dollar.
The islands have one of longest coral reefs in the entire world. The world’s only conch farm can also be found there. The average temperature (June to October) normally ranges between 29-32 degrees Celsius. The average temperature from November to May ranges between 26-28 degrees Celsius and it goes down to 22-25 degrees Celsius in winters. Normally there is an average of 21 inches of annual rainfall. The climate is always suitable to plan an unforgettable trip.
The islands have one of the lowest crime rates in the Caribbean and attract over one million tourists annually. Turks and Caicos are loved by many Hollywood stars, many of which have built homes in the islands, including Bruce Wills, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck and Dick Clark.
You can make a list of hundreds things to do in Turks and Caicos. There are beaches with exquisite white sand, water sports, iguana reserves, nature trails, underground caves, and stunning seascapes. Turks and Caicos is perfect for you if you love fishing. You can find Anglers hook bonefish, reef fish, and many other species. From January to April, you can spot humpback whales around the unspoiled islands.
You will hear over and over again that visiting Grace Bay is a must. You will be in sheer awe after reaching Grace Bay, the crown jewel of the most developed island, Providenciales (also called Provo). Grace Bay stretches over 8 km and it is one of the most striking beaches in the world.
While in Turks and Caicos, you should visit Chalk Sound National. This gorgeous lagoon has impressive limestone deposits. There is also Sapodilla Bay in Providenciales, a peaceful and refreshing secluded beach. The shallow water is calm and you can easily swim around, even with kids.
Pine Cay boasts 14 km of beaches and a wonderful nature trail. The Conch Bar Caves National Park is too good to miss out on, with one of the largest cave systems in the Caribbean.
The Crossing Place Trail in Middle Caicos is a National Trust Heritage site. You have to go and see for yourself the Grand Turk Lighthouse.
The list goes on and on. There are so many places to go that you might have to extend your trip to go to cover all the beautiful places in Turks and Caicos.
Due to a large amount of tourists every year, it can be difficult to find a good hotel in Turks & Caicos. Many people opt for Turks and Caicos villa rentals and vacation rentals for added privacy and comfort. On HomeEscape, you can find the best Turks and Caicos vacation home rentals at reasonable rates. We have collaborated with vacation rental owners on the islands to bring you the best facilities at unmatched rates.