Turks & Caicos Luxury Villas
About Turks and Caicos Islands
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Turks & Caicos Luxury Villas
A little over an hour from Miami, this British Overseas Territory consists of over 40 islands, only 8 of which are inhabited. Of the 8 inhabited islands, the most popular vacation spots are Grand Turk, the capital, and Providenciales (also known as Provo), home to Grace Bay Beach, which is consistently voted the best beach in the world.
Enjoy snorkeling, whale-watching, horseback riding on the beach, and hiking through Conch Bar Cave, a limestone cave created by saltwater over 600 years ago. Villas in Turks and Caicos provide a true island getaway, perfect for everyone from honeymooners to groups of friends.
Cockburn Town, Grand Turk
A valid Canadian driver's licence is required. If the stay is longer than 1 month, then a local licence from the Road Safety Department is required. An international driving permit is recommended. Left driving.
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A valid passport is required to visit Turks and Caicos Islands.
-5hr. Daylight savings time is applied.
Overseas British territory
Air Turks and Caicos
Baptist, Methodist, Anglican
January through April
Consult the "Country Travel Advice and Advisories" of Turk and Caicos
Banks & Money
The legal tender is the US dollar. Canadian dollars can be exchanged in the many banks and change offices. A few ATMs are available in the more populated areas of the islands.
Summer months are quite hot, with temperatures hovering around 29° C to 35° C, while winter months range between 26° C and 29° C. A constant trade wind keeps the climate at a very comfortable level. The rainy season lasts from June through November. Water temperatures vary between 23° C and 30° C.
The international code is 649. Local telephone numbers are seven digits. The island is covered by Cable and Wireless. Most hotels offer internet services and there are Internet cafes available as well. Television broadcasts come from the Bahamas. The Turks and Caicos Free Press is the islands’ newspaper.
The tap water is considered safe to drink but it is still recommended to drink bottled water, particularly for those with a sensitive stomach. Mosquitoes and flies can be bothersome, so bring repellent.
January 1 - New Year's Day
Turks and Caïcos is considered relatively safe and enjoys a low crime rate. However as a tourist you are more likely to be a target of petty crime.
Local crafts still involve the natural elements found on the island, such as fanner grasses, silver palms, and sisal, to create straw baskets, bags, mats and hats. Jewellery is often created with native coral, shells and pearls. Paintings, wood carvings, model sailboats, handmade dolls, and metalwork can be purchased as well.
Taxes & Tips
The departure tax of around US $35, per person over the age of 2, must be paid when leaving the islands.
Most visitors will arrive at the Providenciales International Airport. Short flights between other islands are easy and affordable with small charter companies, such as Air Turks and Caicos, and Sky King. Several marinas are at the disposal of boaters. There is no regularly scheduled ferry service between Provo and the other islands.
ALL TURKS & CAICOS LOCATIONS
Parrot Cay (5) Providenciales (110) South Caicos Island (6) Thompson Cove (1) Amanyara Resort (9) Beach Enclave Resort North Shore (2) Chalk Sound (7) Grace Bay (51) Leeward (3) Long Bay Beach (14) Sailrock Resort (4) Sapodilla Bay (4) Silly Creek (1) Taylor Bay (4) Turtle Cove Area (9) Turtle Tail Area (6)