Turks and Caicos Islands

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Facts About Turks and Caicos Islands

Regional Population: 20,556

Local Currency: USD

Latitude: 21.6940250

Longitude: -71.7979280

This classic Caribbean cluster includes 40 islands and cays and boasts 230 miles of white sand beaches. The Turks Islands and the Caicos Islands are separated by a 22-mile-wide channel A popular luxury beach destination, Turks and Caicos claims one of the largest coral reef systems in the world, and offers phenomenal clear-water scuba diving and snorkeling with visibility up to 200 feet. Shipwreck and wall diving is also available for the more adventurous.

Turks and Caicos also offers sailing, fishing charters, parasailing and whale-watching tours. And after a hard day of play, get pampered at one of the many resort spas, most of which reside in Providenciales, one of the larger islands in the chain. Sands at Grace Bay resort is home to Spa Tropique, and famous Grace Bay Beach, one of the best beaches throughout the islands.

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Articles About Turks and Caicos Islands

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Beach Access

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Last-Minute Holiday Travel Deals

Shop at Macy’s with the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, enjoy a massage at Aqua Spa Hotel and Resorts, or go on a free family snorkel trip in Turks and Caicos.

Luxury Travel Deals Sure to Please Boomers

Find luxurious bargains that will make the over-50 set happy including a free night at the Four Seasons and a $500 air credit from MSC cruises.

Provo: Turks and Caicos’ Cool Island

On Providenciales, stroll along elegant Grace Bay Beach, snorkel around coral reefs and celebrate the mighty conch.