The low-lying islands of Turks & Caicos are renowned for their corals and scuba-diving sites. Situated off the coast of the Bahamas, the archipelago is home to white-sand beaches and a spectacular barrier reef. If it’s great beaches and water sports you’re looking for, there can be no better destination. Here are the top 5 resorts in Turks & Caicos:
Gansevoort Turks and Caicos
Contemporary luxury with the pristine ocean beyond glass windows, a shimmering infinity pool, and airy décor elements make Gansevoort Turks and Caicos the ideal choice for a breezy getaway. An open-air lobby leads straight to the 7000 square feet pool and Zest, the beachfront restaurant, lets you wine and dine right on the shores of this Caribbean jewel. The oceanfront villas are dominated by becoming hues of turquoise and ivory. The signature restaurant Stelle serves up a storm of Caribbean and Asian delicacies.
Grace Bay Club
Grace Bay Club was the first exclusively suite-based luxury resort on the island, and it remains a top choice for travellers looking for an unbeatable experience. The spacious, 11-acre resort has an adults-only building perfect for honeymooning couples, as well as a villa section designed for guests of all ages. At The Estate, guests are treated to terraces that wind around the entire suite with private pools and lounge beds. An array of dining options include an open-air Caribbean restaurant, a seafront bistro, and a sprawling beachside lounge.
COMO Parrot Cay
The award-winning COMO Parrot Cay occupies an island of its own, and sits on 1000 acres of beautiful greenery, fringed by a beach that stretches across a mile. A state-of-art gym, spa, children’s recreation centre, and a sensational beach club are yours to enjoy during a stay here. The resort is also known for its interesting themed nights, ranging from Mediterranean on Tuesdays to a live fish market on Thursdays, where guests can choose something to be prepared for their dinner.
72 luxury suites are spread across 12 acres of pristine sand at The Palms on Grace Bay Beach. An enormous spa, gorgeous infinity pool, and quirky boutique shops add to the experience. Pamper yourself with a mini spa on the beach, followed by cocktails under the stars. Stay in an ocean-view penthouse to soak in the sea in your own private balcony.
The Venetian on Grace Bay
Private, luxury condos with splendid sea views and décor that pays apt tribute to the azure hues of the ocean – that’s The Venetian on Grace Bay for you. It is a condo resort designed for couples looking for romantic seclusion on an exclusive stretch of sand. There are no restaurants or bars at The Venetian but the central location makes it easy to drive to one. Palm trees are scattered across the hotel grounds, and a complimentary personal cell phone enables you to stay connected.