Turks and Caicos

Things to do in Turks and Caicos

  • Turks and Caicos are a group of 40 low lying coral islands that are located near the Britain provinces. The Turks are the larger group of islands whereas the Caicos is the smaller group of islands. Any island that is located near an Archipelago is sure to be bestowed with eye-catching locales and breathtaking sceneries. The beach house in Turks and Caicos is the ideal spot for you to board and go on sightseeing. The place is known for its scenic beauty and attracts visitors from all over the world. The group of islands is also an offshore financial center.

    Go for kayaking in the Princess Alexandra Nature Reserve

    This is one of those options which you should definitely try out if you want to connect yourself with the ecology of the islands. The kayaking expedition would bring you closer to the flora and fauna of the islands. You kayak through the mangroves with the turtles, baby sharks all swimming alongside you that is crystal clear due to the clean waters. This expedition also takes you to the Iguana Sanctuary. There are some rare species of birds which you would spot on this kayaking expedition.

    Go for a horse ride on the beaches

    Going for sporting activities in the waters is a common thing, but what about enjoying the waters of the beach on a horseback. This is one of the experiences that Turks and Caicos provide you. One should never miss to try out on these.

    Cruising through the islands

    The Turks and Caicos are known for its fresh brewery. One can enjoy a sip of the freshly brewed rum, beer as they take on a visit to the islands on a cruise. Moreover, the cruises are filled with extremely friendly staff members that make your cruising experience a memorable one.

    Go for Jet Skiing

    What about visiting the entire sister islands all by yourself? If you are more of an adventurous person who would prefer wading through the waters to have a real-time feel of the waters and the sea life around you, then you must definitely try out jet skiing.

    Spot the celebrities

    Turks and Caicos are the favorite vacation spot for many Hollywood Celebrities. Recently, Kim was seen to be vacationing at the beaches of Turks and Caicos. You can have a glimpse of your favorite stars in these islands often.

    Deck your home with arts and crafts

    The islands are gifted with craftsmen who create magic with their fingers. The artwork which you find in these islands is a rare find in the other parts of the world. So, on the way back home get yourself some amazing artwork to beautify your homes.

    Go for Scuba Diving

    Having visited the coral islands and not going for a scuba dive is not a great idea. The scuba diving in these islands cannot be compared with any other island in the world. The well-trained scuba divers who accompany you are more careful about your safety so that you can have a great time scuba diving.

    Bonfire and BBQ

    After a long day at the beaches, enjoying some of the water activities, it is time to give your body some warmth. The BBQ food alongside the bonfire is a great accompaniment. This is an ideal situation for all the members of the family.

    Want some mystery and history

    The shallow remains of the Fort George Cay can be found beneath the rocks in the beaches. One can go about spotting those remains. The TCI National Museum on the Grand Trunk is the place to visit if you want to know about the history of these islands. The place houses some of the artifacts and images that speak about the history of the place.

    Above the Sea and Beneath the Sea

    Everything would appear even more beautiful and different with varying perspectives. When the same island is looked from beneath the sea in a submarine would provide you with the magical experience of being amidst the sea life. The paragliding above the sea would make you hear the sound of air mixed with the sound of waves and nature covered bluish-green waters as a visual delight. The islands offer attractive packages for a submarine trip and paragliding.

    Unveil the inner shopping spree

    Once you start shopping in these islands, it is highly difficult to leave the shopping arena within a short time. Name anything and the place boasts varieties of it.

    Eat to your heart's desire

    Turks and Caicos are the groups of islands that provides one with king-sized breakfasts, scrumptious lunch and a lovely dinner by the beach side. The fresh grocery produce in these islands treats you with the best soups and the main dishes for all the freshly prepared seafood. There are restaurants for all budgets and for major cuisines. But, when you are in these Islands, you should definitely try out that local food. There are many restaurants that offer food with a view.

    Rejuvenate your mind

    The Spa treatments that are offered in Turks and Caicos are an out of the world experience. This would relieve you of all the stress and add more flavor to your vacation time.

    The Weekend Fish Fry

    The Fish Fry is the event where you can treat yourself to some best quality of rum, food and enjoy a shopping experience at nominal prices. So, it is best to reserve your shopping for the weekend to make huge loot.

    These are few of the things which you can do to have a great time at the coral islands of Turks and Caicos.

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