Caribbean Tourism

Golf & Other Sports

Golf

An 18-hole championship golf course opened November 1992 (black tees 3,202yds, white tees 2,865yds). Owned by the water company, it is located within walking distance of the Club Med, Allegro Resort, Grace Bay Club and Ocean Club. Most hotels offer 3-5 day packages of green fees and mandatory carts, T9465991, F9465992. Licensed snackbar. An amateur open golf championship is held in October. The former Governor created a nine-hole golf course on Grand Turk in the grounds of his residence.


Tennis

There are tennis courts on Grand Turk at the Coral Reef and on Provo at Club Med, Erebus Inn, T9413527 and the Allegro Resort. There are also courts on Pine Cay and at the Parrot Cay Resort and on North Caicos at Club Vacanze. A small but active squash community welcomes visitors and can be contacted at Johnston Apartments, Kings Court, T9465683.

Body Building

Island Network sports and fitness centre with aqua/land aerobics is at Ports of Call across from Allegro Resort, contact Darlene, T9464240. Fun & Fit Health Club, at the Erebus Inn, offers weights and machines, aerobics, pool, tennis, personal training and nutrition advice. There is a certified fitness trainer, T9413527, ask for Lisa. On Grand Turk there is a small fitness centre next to South Primary School.

Horse Riding

Horse-riding on Grand Turk can be arranged by phoning Gail Johnston at Arawak Inn, T9462276, and on Salt Cay by contacting Brian Sheedy at Mount Pleasant Guest House.


More . . .

East of Miami, south of the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands are growing in popularity

East of Miami, south of the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands are growing in popularity with tourists who, for the most part, come to...

Travelers need to know - about Turks and Caicos island

Getting Turks and Caicos There are international airports on Grand Turk, North Caicos, Providenciales and South Caicos, with domestic...

Money/ Business Guide of Turks & Caicos Islands

Banks: Bank of Nova Scotia. Barclays Bank PLC. Belize Bank. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Banks have ATM machines. Banking...

Country profile and map of Turks & Caicos islands

Where are the Turks and Caicos Islands? The Turks & Caicos Islands lie some 575 miles southeast of Miami--about 1 1/2 hours flying time...

What to see and do in Turks & Caicos islands

The Caribbean is a fabulous setting to relax after the trauma of illness. In the Turks and Caicos Islands tourist spots there are warm and...

Some useful information of Turks & Caicos Islands

Tourist Offices Canada Office Rosemarie Wilson Sales & Marketing Executive Turks & Caicos Islands Tourist Board 175 Bloor...

Getting around Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) By Air, Land and Sea

Getting around TCI By Air By Air Flight time from Grand Turk to the furthest island (Provo) is 35 minutes. Turks & Caicos Airways provides a twice daily service...