24 Hours in Turks & Caicos
The Turks and Caicos Islands are divided into two groups: the Turks, which lie to the East of the Columbus Passage, and the Caicos, which are situated to the West.
For more information on the Turks and Caicos Islands, visit: www.turksandcaicostourism.com.
The 7.5-square-mile capital, Grand Turk, and her 2.5-square-mile little sister, Salt Cay, are the only inhabited islands in the Turks group. The rustic charm of the isles, warm and friendly nature of the people, historic sites and spectacular array of natural beauty will keep you returning time and again.
Comfortable and romantic, Pirates Hideaway Guest House By the Sea is located on Salt Cay, a short six minute flight from Grand Turk. This boutique resort offers peaceful privacy with spacious rooms, fully equipped with life’s comforts. Enjoy the swimming pool set in a tropical garden and watch colourful sunsets and whales from the upper deck.
For more information visit: www.saltcayaccommodations.com
Reach New Depths
For seventeen years, Salt Cay Divers have offered worldrenowned diving, snorkelling, eco-adventures to nearby uninhabited cays and Humpback whale adventures. The pristine Salt Cay reefs teem with fish and offer excellent snorkelling from secluded, sandy beaches. Ranked as one of the top 100 dive operations in the world, Salt Cay Divers invite you to join them for an experience of a lifetime.
For more information visit: www.saltcaydivers.tc
Cash ‘em in
Located at the White Sands Beach Resort, Grand Turk, the Santa Maria Gaming Saloon is home to 100+ slot machines with a large variety of brands, as well as multi player state-of-the-art poker, roulette and blackjack tables. Open both day and night, it is available for private parties, and offers a complimentary shuttle service to the airport, town, and nearby Cruise Centre.
For more information visit: www.santamariacasino.com
Offering five daily flights between Providenciales and Grand Turk, and five weekly flights to Salt Cay, Caicos Express Airways ensures that your safety, comfort and convenience are taken care of when exploring the Turks and Caicos Islands.
For more information visit: www.caicosexpressairways.c
Delight in the drama of a deep blue abyss, where dive sites are only minutes from white sandy beaches with Grand Turk Diving. Dive the Grand Turk wall where visibility often exceeds 100 feet, and reef architecture features tunnels, archways, pinnacles, valleys and overhangs. Daily dives are selected based on current conditions and in consideration of ‘where the action is!’
For more information visit: www.gtdiving.com
Turks & Caicos National Museum
The Turks and Caicos National Museum is housed in the Guinep House, Grand Turk, aptly named for the large Guinep trees that stand tall in front of the property. Inside, museum visitors will learn about the Molasses Reef Wreck – the oldest shipwreck ever found in the Western Hemisphere, the salt industry, the race to space, and the early inhabitants of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
For more information visit: www.tcmuseum.org
For more information on the Turks and Caicos Islands, visit: www.turksandcaicostourism.com
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