Caribbean Tourism

Accommodations & Camping

Accommodations There is a 10-15% service charge & 9% bed tax added to the bill. Hotels on Provo are aiming for North American standards and so they are expensive. Rack rates will not include tax and service, be sure to check what you are quoted. Most hotels on Provo are all-inclusive or condominium-style. Grand Turk, Salt Cay, South Caicos and North Caicos are better bets for inexpensive, charming, more ‘islandy’ lodgings. Camping Possible on beaches on most islands, but no water or sewage facilities and not encouraged. Contact the District Commissioner’s office on each island for permission. If planning to stay on a deserted island take everything with you and leave nothing behind.

West Caicos

Rugged and uninhabited but worth visiting for its beautiful beach on the northwest coast and excellent diving offshore. Once frequented by pirates, there are many wrecks between here & Provo. The east shore is a marine park. Inland there is a saltwater lake, Lake Catherine, which rises and falls with the tides and is a nature reserve, home to migrant...

South Caicos

The nearest Caicos island, 22 miles west of Grand Turk, South Caicos was once the most populous and the largest producer of salt. It is now the main fishing port having benefited from the most naturally protected harbour in the islands and is also known as East Harbour, or the ‘rock’. As a result yachts frequently call here and a popular annual regatta is...

Little Water Cay

Little Water Cay is the nearest island to Provo and inhabited by iguanas. The endangered Turks and Caicos rock iguana is now protected from threatening human presence by boardwalks which protect their burrows and nesting chambers, and there are strict rules against feeding them. A visitor’s fee is charged to continue their protection. (Most tour operators...

Grand Turk

Grand Turk,is not a resort island although there are hotels and dive operations which concentrate mostly on the wall just off the west coast. The vegetation is mostly scrub and cactus, among which you will find wild donkeys and horses roaming. Behind the town are old salt pans, with crumbling walls and ruined windmills, where pelicans and other waterbirds...

East Caicos

Originally named Guana by the Lucayans, East Caicos has an area of 18 sq miles which makes it one of the largest islands. It also boasts the highest point in the Turks and Caicos, Flamingo Hill at 156 ft. A ridge runs along the north coast, but the rest of the island is swamp, creeks, mangrove and mudflats. Jacksonville, in the northwest, used to be the...

Accommodation - Salt Cay

The most expensive and exclusive hotel is the architect-designed and owned LL Windmills Plantation on a 2½ mile beach, which appeals to people who want to do nothing undisturbed, 8 suites, including all food and drink, meals taken family style, local recipes, saltwater pool, no children, diving can be arranged with Salt Cay Divers, reservations (minimum 3...

Accommodation - South Caicos

L-AL South Caicos Ocean Haven, in town, T9463444, F9463446, 22 rooms, a/c, fishing can be arranged, also diving packages available, salt water pool, restaurant. B Mae’s Bed & Breakfast, Forth Street, T9463207. 3 rooms, laundry service, no credit cards. A few people in the town rent out rooms. Love’s, local dishes. Muriel’s, Graham St, T9463535, native...

Accommodation - Providenciales

When confirming rates & availability, check whether tax & service are included. There are 3 new developments on Grace Bay Beach, all of which are hotel/condominiums with full service and restaurants: LL Ocean Club West, T9465880, F9465845, www.oceanclubresorts.com 4 buildings with 40 suites expanding to 7 buildings with 90 suites by end-2000, all...

Accommodation - North Caicos

All accommodation is in the Whitby beach area on the N coast. LL Datai Villa, www.datai-villa.com/index.php New in 1999, on beach, 2 separate buildings open on to patio with large deck, master bedroom in one, 2 further bedrooms in the other, sleep 2-6 people. LL-L Club Vacanze (formerly The Prospect of Whitby), T9467119, F9467114. A long-established hotel,...

Accommodation & Places to Eat - Middle Caicos

LL-L Blue Horizon Resort on Mudgeon Harbour beach, T9466141, F9466139, www.bhresort.com Offers 4 small and large studio cottages and a 2-bedroomed house, screened porches, on 50 acres (land for sale), weekly rental available, bicycles, fishing, tours arranged, bring own groceries or ask for accommodation to be stocked with your requirements. LL Dreamscape...

Accommodation - Grand Turk

LL Water’s Edge Townhomes, south of town, T9462055, F9462911, 3 2-storey houses on beach. L Osprey Beach, PO Box 42, T9462232, F9462877. Rooms on ground floor, open directly onto the sand, suites available with kitchenette. L-AL Turks Head Inn on Duke St, PO Box 58, T9462466, F9461716, Email: toph...@grand-turk.com, is recommended. Built in 1869 by Jonathon...

Accommodations

There is a 10-15% service charge & 9% bed tax added to the bill. Hotels on Provo are aiming for North American standards and so they are expensive. Rack rates will not include tax and service, be sure to check what you are quoted. Most hotels on Provo are all-inclusive or condominium-style. Grand Turk, Salt Cay, South Caicos and North Caicos are better...

Providenciales -Luxury hotels & resorts, Villas, Apartments, All-Inclusives

Luxury hotels & resorts Airport Inn Located minutes away from the Providenciales International Airport, which is the gateway to the Turks and Caicos Islands, Airport Inn hotel offers comfortable amenities, supreme service and well-appointed, air-conditioned guest rooms each equipped with remote controlled multi-channel televisions. Offer shuttle...

Grand Turk -Luxury hotels and resorts, Villas, Apartments, All-Inclusives

Luxury hotels & resorts Bohio Dive Resort You're guaranteed a friendly and personal service at this small intimate resort, and a diving experience that will feel like a real vacation, not a boot camp. Situated on the best diving beach in the world, as voted by a popular men's magazine, on the leeward side of this quaint Caribbean island. The Guanahani...