Coral reefs, clear blue water, and powder-white sand set the stage for adventure and tranquility in this Atlantic Ocean archipelago paradise.
TURKS AND CAICOS OUTFITS
Turks and Caicos is the ultimate in island ease with casual days at the beach, but don’t be afraid to go glam for dinners at luxury resorts.
1. Turks and Caicos Outfit: Elevated Tropics
Ruma Belted Crinkled Silk and Bamboo-Blend Robe
Tropicana One-Shoulder Cutout Floral-Print Swimsuit
2. Turks and Caicos Outfit: Pattern Play
Lolita Printed Organic Cotton Coverup Dress
Chain-Embellished Seersucker Triangle Bikini Top
3. Turks and Caicos Outfit: Color Pop
Antonella Rib Knit Cover-Up
Faithfull the Brand
Jaqueline Tie-Dyed Stretch-ECONYL Triangle Bikini Top
1. Turks and Caicos Outfit: Standout Swimwear
The Performance Polo
Leopard Swim Short
2. Turks and Caicos Outfit: Laidback Island Vibes
1. Turks and Caicos Outfit for Kids: Playful Pink
2. Turks and Caicos Outfit for Kids: Rainbow Brights
3. Turks and Caicos Outfit for Kids: Ultra Marine Outfit
Kaavia James x Janie and Jack
Floral Block Print 2-Piece Swimsuit
Kaavia James x Janie and Jack
Floral Block Print Swim Headwrap
All Turks and Caicos beaches are public and free to access, so bring your sense of adventure (along with reef-safe sunscreen!) to seek out your perfect patch of sand.
Top 8 Turks and Caicos Must Have
‘Sun Crest’ Packable Hybrid Fedora Visor
High Profile – Black Gold/Smoke Taupe Polarized Sunglasses
Women’s Coco Crew Neck Rash Guard, Blueberry Fields
Solid & Striped
The Lucia Colorblocked One-Piece Swimsuit
Jo Suede and Leather Sandals
Sport Mineral-Based Sunscreen – No Oxybenzone, No Octinoxate – SPF 30+ UVA/UVB Protection, 5 Fl Oz
Demi Dress in White
Large Logo Straw Tote in Natural/Tan
Turks and Caicos Restaurants(4)
Mudjin Bar and Grill
Mudjin Harbour, Middle Caicos TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands
Things to Do in Turks and Caicos
Ease into the morning with a private beach yoga session—local studio GlowFit will send an instructor to your hotel. After, treat yourself to an al fresco breakfast of banana pancakes and lobster benedict at the boutique Sibonne Beach Hotel, overlooking Grace Bay Beach.
Next, explore the islands from the water on Caicos Dream Tours’ four-hour Snorkel and Conch cruise. The cruise kicks off along Grace Bay and takes you to Barrier Reef, the third largest reef in the world. (Besides all the gear you’ll need, the operator also supplies snacks and rum punch.)
Book a table at Coco Bistro for cocktails and conch ceviche under the stars, amid the largest coconut grove on the island.
After fueling up with a beachfront breakfast, make for Bight Reef, located in central Providenciales and home to clear water teeming with a rainbow of fish plus stingrays and sea turtles.
Take a kayaking eco-tour and stop at Little Water Cay, an uninhabited nature reserve island—it’s the best place to see endangered Rock Iguanas and other island wildlife.
Spend the late afternoon on Grace Bay beach, where besides swimming and sandcastle-building along the 12-mile stretch of powdery sand and calm, clear blue waters, you’ll find a bevy of watersports, including stand-up paddleboarding and parasailing.
Stop into Island Scoop, just minutes from Grace Bay beach, for a fresh fruit smoothie or ice cream sundae to cap off a perfect day.
Start your day with a guided ride on horseback with Provo Ponies, a stable on the island of Providenciales. The secluded Long Bay Beach is the backdrop for cantering through the clear blue water. (The company provides fanny packs for carrying cameras, you’ll want to capture this journey!)
Afterward, book a couples massage. Several spots on the island offer waterfront treatments, including the spa at the Shore Club. The resort’s Dune Spa is home to three oceanfront treatment bungalows, where the gentle waves make for a soothing soundtrack during your treatment.
If you’re seeking roaring nightlife, Turks and Caicos, with its luxe and laid-back vibe, is probably not the place for you. Instead, arrange for a private dinner on the beach, followed by a moonlit stroll.
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