Have you ever found yourself lost in the torrents of thoughts; thinking of the best place to visit for that fun trip of yours?
From evaluation, there are tons of vacation and fun destinations out there you could possibly choose from, and obviously; that is exactly the reason for your problem. You are probably confused as to which is the right venue for such an occasion – be it a vacation, tourism, etc.
I’ve seen a lot of people facing this issue which is exactly why I want to address the matter out right here and now.
The last thing I want to do here is to bore you with all those long, weary details. That said, I’ll be very straight to the point on this one, telling you precisely what you need to know.
I completely understand your situation because I’ve been there once in that brain-racking position, trying to get a vacation venue out of the many existing ones.
And to that very effect, I’ve taken it upon myself to save you that stress by comparing and contrasting so many venues and finally arrived at a solution, a single and perfect destination just for you–The Turks and Caicos Island, a place you definitely want to be.
You might be wondering, of all the numerous islands in the universe, what really makes the Turks And Caicos Island stand out? And I’ll tell you, the Turks and Caicos Island is not just any island below the sky, but a British Oversea Territory. Think about that for a second!
That being noted, you can begin to imagine, the kind of attention being poured into an island like this, how nature takes its course and place there, the extreme level of coordination and finally, the attractions that will hold you in awe.
The Turks and Caicos Island is not a place that is well known compared to its other counterpart, and that’s actually a good thing as it tends to lack that noisy and crowded vibe that is usually experienced on other Islands.
And as a matter of fact, the Turks And Caicos Islands happen to be one of the leading tropical vacation centers, offering the best beach in the world–Grace Bay Beach, with so much more.
In this article, I’ll be bringing to details, 10 compelling reasons why you should visit the Turks and Caicos Island.
With these reasons, you’ll no longer have the issue of destination-choice in your forthcoming fun-trip.
But before we get to that, knowing a whole lot about the Turks and Caicos Islands is something we should definitely reckon with.
With that on our radar, I’ll be bringing to your attention, some vital information about the Turks and Caicos Island.
Just about 575 miles (925 km) southeast of Miami in Florida, approximately between the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic which is situated in the tropical Atlantic Ocean is exactly where Turks and Caicos Island is located.
Covering a landmass of about 616.3 km2 and a population of 53,700 as of 2018 estimate, they are primarily known for tourism and an offshore financial center.
Traveling to the Turks and Caicos Islands from major cities like New York, Charlotte, Boston, and Philadelphia is just less than 4 hours away, from places like Montreal, Chicago and Toronto is less than 5 hours all by plane.
For the records, the Turks and Caicos Island are comprised of two groups–Turks Islands and the Caicos Islands.
The Turks Islands is inclusive of Grand Turk, Salt Cay, and a few small cays. The Caicos Islands include main tourist island of Providenciales, North Caicos, Middle Caicos, East Caicos, South Caicos, West Caicos and inclusive of all other smaller cays and islands.
There are by estimate, about 100 named island and cays in the Turks And Caicos.
Just like I said earlier, the Turks and Caicos Island are a British oversea Territory. More to it comes down to the part where its internal affairs are being handled by a locally elected government.
The United Kingdom, represented by a governor, is charged with the responsibility of security and external affairs such as defense. Other parts like the British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, and the Cayman Islands are all on the same status.
Having reached this point, I believe you’ve known quite a lot to get an insight into how things are being done there. With that progress on our side, I will at this point, be unveiling the 10 reasons why you shouldn’t hesitate to visit the Turks and Caicos Island on your next vacation trip.
1. Friendly, Less-Crowded Aura
Travelers who love less-drama environment will definitely have a feel for Turks and Caicos Island. The island usually welcomes cruise ship visitors and so it’s easy to avoid all of these trippers by retreating to other islands, having your quiet and private moment.
Furthermore, the Turks and Caicos is not a place recognized for nightlife at all, so it’s an ideal place for people avoiding some sort of spring-break party atmosphere.
If less-crowded beaches, some good leisure foods, and friendly locals are all you’re looking forward to on your next vacation trip, Turks and Caicos Island is the one for you.
2. Convenient For United States Travellers
Just like I similarly pointed out earlier, flying directly from a place like Miami to Providenciales takes just less than two hours and from New York City (NYC) or Chicago is somewhat less than four hours.
If you are looking for non-stop flights from the United States, then I suggest you fly with either, JetBlue, American or Delta Airlines.
The Turks and Caicos despite being a British territory use the U.S dollar as its currency. This has made it more convenient for American travelers as there is no need for the stress of changing money.
On the other hand, the power outlets’ style of the island is built and operated on American style and standard of its plugs and voltage–there will be no need to carry alongside adapters.
On a final note, the official language of Turks and Caicos is English and they operate also with the left-hand drive system.
3. Best Beaches of The Caribbean
Some of the best beaches of the Caribbean are found here in Turks and Caicos Island. You might want to get a feel of the beach sand to further enjoy your vacation, that’s a good thing. The island is littered with the most alluring beaches, so I think you’d want to get an experience of most of the beaches.
Some of the beaches I’d recommend you try out are Pristine White Sand and Calm, Remote Sandy Point Beach on North Caicos, Clear Waters of Grace Bay, Governor’s Beach on Grand Turk, and Leeward Beach On Providenciales.
If you can meet up with the experience of these few beaches, you’ll definitely have a more interesting tale to tell your loved ones when you get back home and also a good reason to return to Turks and Caicos on your next vacation.
4. Outdoor Adventure
Travelers who love to experience life at a level-one hundred will see Turks and Caicos Island as a place and opportunity to exploit their adventurous self.
But on the other hand, how would you love to experience an adventurous lifestyle if I may ask? By default, most humans are attracted to adventures while others are secretly or unconsciously drawn to adventurous people and activities.
However, research has shown that people always tend to repress their adventurous spirit albeit against their will, as a result of fear of the unknown and not having that risk-taking attitude. It takes only a person of courage to be adventurous.
The good thing here is some are craving to awaken that adventurous extension of themselves; looking for every possible opportunity to be released from their self-inflicted shackles of fear.
Here in Turks and Caicos Island, there are tons of outdoor activities you can take part in. That will, of course, help you to unlock that adventurous spirit should you choose to.
In Turks and Caicos Island, You will also come across the adventurous people who can help give you the motivation and guidance you need to get this experience you crave for. These people will be more than happy to help you out. It will be fun.
Adventurous activities in Turks and Caicos mostly involve kayaking right through a maze of mangroves, horseback riding along the beach, windsurfing, paddleboard, parasailing, sport fishing, etc.
Unleashing that adventurous part of you on your next trip to the Turks and Caicos Island is enough to be a goal you’ll achieve there. Stay positive.
Just an added note, cultivating an adventurous spirit will not just make you feel excited in Turks and Caicos. It also drives down a long way to the point of playing a role in your success in life.
This will give you that venturous spirit to go for what you believe in (business idea, relationship, skill, etc.), making those difficult choices and decisions that will prove valuable to your life and finally, attracting the right people to your circle of influence.
5. Great Seafood
There is nothing so soothing and calming as having a good meal after a whole long moment of intense activity. After you must have been exhausted by all the fun activities, I bet you’d want to refuel your stomach not with some common, less-nutritional food; but much healthy seafood.
Thanks to Turks and Caicos, as they offer plenty of that seafood in assorted range.
The island is good at serving up to the best of the ocean’s bounty at exclusive fare, mostly at luxury resorts. During the period of November, in Providenciales, there is always a conch festival.
Try considering going there not just for the island food but also to get the opportunity to meet and mingle with the locals.
6. Free Access to Most Beaches
Yea, that’s true! Most beaches in Turks and Caicos are free to access by virtue of the fact that there are mostly non-private beaches there. However, this is not a guarantee that you can access or park on private land(s). So enjoy the free privilege of the sand, sun, and neat water.
7. You Can Bring Your Food
No doubt, the Turks and Caicos Island is an expensive place. No much food in production there. As a matter of importance, there is no significant source of freshwater and to that effect, the water is created by reverse osmosis.
Electricity is powered mostly by diesel generators. Deepwater port for the sake of effective cargo importation is not available thus, leading to high prices of commodities.
The best strategy to save yourself from this issue and also cut some vacation expenses is to fly alongside with some food or snacks.
8. Excellent Weather Almost All Year-Round
This is the height of it all. Every other island and vacation center out there has a specific time, conducive enough to visit them but in the case of Turks and Caicos Island, reverse is the case. Turks and Caicos Island is great, almost throughout the whole year.
The average environmental temperature ranges from 75o F to 95oF (24oC to 35oC) but is usually around 85oF (29oC). The water temperature is a bit more consistent with a low temperature of 75oC (24oC) during the winter and 85oF (29oC) during the early autumn.
However, in Turks and Caicos Island, there is a stipulated time for the peak tourism season. These peak times often occur during the period of December-January holidays and March-April holidays and some added spring-break times.
Unfortunately, prices are correspondingly high during seasons like this. And also, the availability of popular accommodation can sometimes be restricted.
Furthermore, if there is any time you’d want to avoid the Turks and Caicos Island, then it is during the period of September and October–they are the height of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.
Chances of a storm hitting are very low as the ocean tends to be at its calmest during this time, yet it can be quite disturbing to change travel plans as a result of the storm.
9. No Need for Visa if You Are a U.K, U.S or Canadian Passport Holder
This is awesome! For the legal residents of the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada, there is no need for you getting a visa when traveling to the Turks and Caicos Island.
Are you a resident of one of the chosen country? This is an entitlement many will be craving for. Why not seize this opportunity and exploit that privilege of yours to the fullest?
For other nationalities who are still in possession of a current and valid tourist visa for the U.S, the U.K or Canada also do not need a visa to enter the Turks and Caicos Island.
10. Nice Family Time
Thinking of an opportunity to spend quality time with your family?
Trying to make it up to your family for lost times?
Turks and Caicos Island is just the right opportunity and the only option you’ve got. Not because of the beautiful beaches or the good food there; but also, the appealing vibes arising purely from the very depth of nature itself thus, offering a lot of emotional balance and relief.
Your family will have the best time ever in Turks and Caicos Island.
Most kids I’ve come to analyze, love spending time with their parents on beautiful beaches just like the ones in Turks and Caicos Island.
Children love it when their parents spend time with them on a beach or any resort area–it forms some kind of emotional and psychological attachment with them. The calm water of the island is super convenient and safe for them. Nothing to worry about.
The Turks and Caicos offer a wide range of teen activities and program through an environmental inspiration–Grace Bay Club Kids Town.
In conclusion, these are the stuff you’re going to enjoy and so much more in Turks and Caicos Island.
These reasons are nothing but a tip of the iceberg. You’ll definitely have an urge to return to that island after visiting there.
Now I’d like to hear from you; what do you think of the Turks and Caicos Island?
Have you ever visited the island?
Please leave a comment below telling me your opinion.