There are only a few tourist destinations in the world, where tourists of all ages can feel contented and the Turks and Caicos is one of them. So, it hardly matters whether you are in the twenties, thirties, forties, fifties, sixties, seventies or even older, you will be a happy camper. It has many exotic islands, beaches, nature trails, coastline, underground caves, cliffs and iguana reserves. Plus, it has mouth-watering cuisines and enables tourists to indulge in lots of activities—scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, whale watching, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, cycling, horseback riding, deep-sea fishing and bonefishing. For the comfortable accommodations of tourists, Turks and Caicos vacation rentals, furnished with all the modern amenities, are available at the very best prices.
The Most Popular Attractions to Visit
The Turks and Caicos abounds with many attractions that have captured the attention of tourists of all ages the world over. Those that should not slip your mind are the following:
Salt Cay: Included in UNESCO World Heritage list, this attraction has great historical importance. Once it was the largest producer of salt in the world. At present, it is a great natural paradise with white-sand beaches and coral reefs. The wild animals often spotted around it are iguanas, chickens, donkeys, etc. It is ideal for those, who those, who are in quest of seclusion. The activities available for tourists include diving and snorkeling. The White House, known to have been built in 1835, is the chief attraction of this region. It is a huge manor made up of ballast stones and antiques.
Pine Cay: Encompassing 800-acres of land, this cay is a very peaceful place with a health-give environment. It is completely unspoilt with no transportation, TVs, and phones. It boasts an environment-friendly resort, where tourists can stay comfortably under the cool ambience of nature. This resort is furnished with all the modern amenities. The activities available for tourists are nature trails and snorkeling.
Crossing Place Trail: Included in a National Trust Heritage site list, this is a coastal path, known to have been made by plantation setters during the eighteenth century. The path passes through beaches, caves, bushes, coastal lines, harbours and coves. Walking on it is tough. So, tourists are advised to put on long pants and sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water with them.
Little Water Cay: Lying at a distance of 456 meters from Providenciales, this cay, famous as ‘Iguana Island’ is endangered rock iguanas. Through a boat, tourists can see these wild critters. Kayaking is the most enjoyable activity here. It has strong currents in the channel, so tourists are advised to be careful with it.
Grace Bay: Spread over eight kilometers of distance, this is one of the best of the best beaches located in the Caribbean. It has powdery sand, crystal-clear water and coral reefs. The Bight Reef and Smith’s Reef are the two interesting underwater parks, from where tourists can have a glimpse of the marine life. ‘JoJo’, the wild bottlenose dolphins, are found here in abundance.
Chalk Sound National Park: This is a beautiful lagoon with a huge deposit of limestone, which is separated from the ocean by a thin stretch of sand. Small rock islands are found around it, where many iguanas find shelter. It takes only 20-30 minutes for tourists to reach it by car. It is a beautiful place for tourists to take photographs of its natural features. Kayaking and stand up paddleboarding are the two common activities available for tourists.
Local Delicacies and Eateries: The local delicacies that you must remember to relish are Conch Fritters, Deep Fried Fish, Bugaloos, Buffalo conch, Johnnycake, Caribbean lobster, Hominy, Jerk chicken and Lionfish. The popular eateries, where you can have the pleasure of dining are Omar’s Beach Hut, Cocovan, Turks Kebab, Caribbean Element and Coco Bistro.
Shopping Spree: The Turks and Caicos boasts many shopping outlets, where you can buy everything including souvenirs. The painted conch shell is the most popular items that you should not forget to buy to show it as a souvenir to your friends when you return your home. The dazzling shopping malls are Atelys, Anna’s Art Gallery, Mama’s Gift Shop, the Wellington Collection, Diamonds International, Brilliant Studios and Paradise Arts Gallery.
What have you decided? Your age is no bar to enjoying a vacation in the Turks and Caicos. So, pack up your luggage and set out for it. For your accommodations, you will find Turks and Caicos vacation homes for all budgets. All in all, you will be a happy camper amidst its eye-catching attractions and plenty of dining and shopping opportunities.
Author Bio: I, Harry Jones, am a popular guest post writer. Recently, I went to the Turks and Caicos to enjoy a vacation. I found this tourist destination very pleasing. It has spectacular attractions and varied dining and shopping options. For my accommodations, I contacted one of the best vacation rentals in Turks and Caicos by owner. This is fully satisfied vacation rentals property.