Turks and Caicos is an archipelago just south of the Bahamas, comprising 40 beautiful, low-lying coral islands. The islands are known for their white-sand beaches, diving and snorkelling, and whale-watching, as well as the ample opportunities they provide for watersports (from surfing to kayaking and more) and excellent year-round weather.
The ultimate tropical getaway, Turks and Caicos is the perfect place to book a villa if you're looking for a bit of beachfront R&R in paradise. Whether your ideal vacation involves plenty of activity, like horseback riding, parasailing, and diving, or relaxing afternoons soaking up sun and turquoise-blue surf, booking a villa in Turks and Caicos will have you walking distance from everything this incredible part of the planet has to offer.
Whether you're travelling with a large group or booking a romantic honeymoon for two, there's a luxury vacation rental in Turks and Caicos to serve your needs. Rentals come with their own private pool, a fully-appointed kitchen, as well as luxurious furnishings, lush landscaping and greenery, and incredible views — everything you need to make your home-away-from-home feel like the perfect, private seaside resort.
With its ample opportunities for seaside fun for youngsters — offering plenty of time to kick back for parents — Turks and Caicos is an ideal destination for family vacations. Here are three villas that are great for families of any size:
Villa Oasis: Amenities include seven bedrooms, an entertainment room, grand piano, toys and cribs, two fully-equipped kitchens, and a private pool.
Ocean Palms: Swinging hammocks, a spacious pool, multiple televisions, kayak access, and four bedrooms make this ocean-edge villa ideal for families.
Sentosa: With ping-pong tables, foosball, and televisions in every room, youngsters will be kept entertained while parents relax by the pool or on the beach.
Whether taking off for a honeymoon or simply booking a romantic getaway for you and your partner or spouse, the sparkling waters, pristine beaches, and gorgeous sunsets of Turks and Caicos will provide a memorable getaway while your stunning villa will offer the perfect place to unwind and get cozy.
Sugar Kube: A sweet retreat for two decked out in modern furnishings and accents, including a deep soaker tub in the spacious, airy king-sized bedroom.
Turks and Caicos is famous for its white-sand beaches, and these villas offer the quickest access possible to the islands' world-renowned surf.
Bajacu: This resort features the only fully-private beach on Turks and Caicos. Need we say more?
Cabuya: The beautiful beaches outside Cabuya can be used for swimming and sunbathing and offer quick access via kayak to nearby mangroves.
Sit back, relax, and let the personalized COMO butler service at these luxury villas take care of your every need:
East Pearl House: A stunning, palatial, all-white villa with access to a brilliant blue private lagoon.
A valid passport is required for entering and exiting Turks and Caicos, and you will need to be able to show proof of onward travel or a return ticket. Some countries require visas to enter Turks and Caicos; be sure to check travel requirements for your country of citizenship before you book. All travellers are required to attain online pre-travel authorization from the TCI Assured portal.
All international flights into the Turks and Caicos arrive at the Providenciales International Airport (PLS).
There is no public transportation on the islands, so the best way to get around is by car. Cars are available for rent from the airport (note: vehicles drive on the left side of the road in Turks and Caicos). Taxis are also available on some of the larger islands.
Most travellers visit from the end of November through March, and most of the island's tours and activities are catered to this peak season. The islands enjoy good weather year-round, but there is a rainy season in Turks and Caicos, which lasts from June to November.
There are a number of incredible things to see and do in Turks and Caicos.
Snorkelling and diving: The islands boast some of the world's best snorkelling and diving, as there is a huge variety of marine life in addition to coral to be spotted below the turquoise water's surface.
Watersports: Kite surfing, kayaking, parasailing and surfing are among the activities that can be enjoyed on the waters off Turks and Caicos.
Horseback riding: A number of islands in Turks and Caicos offer horseback riding opportunities, offering you the chance to saunter along the white-sand beaches — or even take your trusty steed for a dip!
Cockburn Town: History buffs will enjoy a visit here, which is thought to be the site where Christopher Columbus first landed in the New World.
Quad rides: The cliffs and forests of Turks and Caicos can be explored on four wheels.
Whale watching: Humpback whales migrate past Turks and Caicos every year, making the islands an excellent place for spotting these massive, majestic animals.
Because of its significant tourism industry, today, it's easy to find cuisines from around the world in Turks and Caicos. However, the islands have a traditional Caribbean culinary history, and in the Middle Caicos you are likely to find such dishes as grits and johnnycake — a type of cornmeal-based flatbread — alongside plenty of fresh seafood, rice, and peas.
The weather in Turks and Caicos is warm year-round. The warmest months are July, August and September, when the average temperature is around 32C. The coolest months are December, January, and February, when temperatures are around 27C.
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