Turks and Caicos are famous for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. They are postcard perfect white sand beaches and turquoise waters that can be the scenario for any of your dreams.
This British territory is a combination of eight main islands and more than thirty inhabited islets and cays. It is located north of the Dominican Republic and east of the Bahamas Islands.
Satellite view of the Turks and Caicos Islands
The Beaches of Turks Caicos are among the Best in the World
There are practically no flights from other countries but the United States. Miami is great place to start. There are flights from there to the islands.
Just a few cruise lines have these islands in their Eastern Caribbean Cruises itineraries. Please note that visiting on a cruise will give you just a taste of the islands. This paradise should be given at least a week to enjoy its marvelous beaches.
Many yachts of all sizes arrive on the islands on their Caribbean Sailing Vacations, from all over the world and mainly from the United States and the Caribbean.
The best way to tour the islands is by scooter
Only on Provo, nicknamed for Providenciales, can you rent cars from some of the major companies. Not on the other islands.
The same as above, only on Provo they have a few routes as well as charter buses. Providenciales is the most visited of the islands, so the options are more for all kind of services.
Again, only in Provo can you find rental companies of bikes and scooters. This way you can explore the island on your own at your own pace.
Fishing in the Turks Caicos
If you like fishing, go to South Caicos for lobster and conch but also enjoy the magnificent beaches of this small isle with the exuberant views of the crystal blue waters and the other islands.
Parrot Cay and Pine Cay are privately owned and host some Luxury Caribbean resorts. The resorts are coming not only to this island but also to neighboring West Caicos, Ambergris Cay and Dellis Cay.
Marine Life on the shores of the Turks & Caicos
Scuba, Snorkeling, Parasailing and Caribbean Sports
This paradise is ideal for Scuba Diving, snorkeling, water skiing, parasailing and many more water sport activities.
All the islands are famous for a tasty Caribbean Cuisine served by international renowned chefs.
Turks & Caicos, a heaven under the British Flag, offer anything vacationers would want when expecting a Vacation in paradise.
Turks and Caicos Flag Description
Blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the colonial shield centered on the outer half of the flag; the shield is yellow and contains a conch shell, lobster, and cactus.
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Caribbean Map showing the location of Turks & Caicos