Turks and Caicos, consisting of 40 separate islands in the Caribbean, has some of the most exceptional beaches. It’s as if nature used a special palette for the exquisitely turquoise waters and the golden sand found throughout the archipelago of islands. Grace Bay Beach on the island of Providenciales has been named TripAdvisor’s World’s Best Beach and has won the World Travel Awards World’s Leading Beach Destination. The best Turks and Caicos resorts take advantage of the exceptional beauty of Turks and Caicos and offer exceptional service,
Celebrities such as Bruce Willis and Keith Richards have homes here, and too many celebrities to count fill up the many luxury resorts during their vacations.
There is amazing scuba diving, paddleboarding, parasailing, fishing, horseback riding, windsurfing, cruising, and more for outdoor enthusiasts. The weather is perfect at around 90 degrees throughout the year.
For the ideal Turks and Caicos getaway, here are some of the best resorts:
Beaches Turks and Caicos
The all-inclusive Beaches Turks and Caicos has a plethora of activities for everyone. It has won the World Travel Award as the world’s leading family getaway for 24 straight years.
There are 51 suites and villas facing the ocean or the garden, most with 24-hour butler service. The personal butler will help with arrangements for the kids and may surprise them with cookies. He will also draw a fragrant bubble bath for mom or dad and bring wine to the beach for a candlelit dinner. His objective is to spoil and pamper the guests.
The activities at Beaches Turks and Caicos are almost unlimited. Watersports include scuba diving in some of the Caribbean’s best waters, kayaking, snorkeling, surfing, and more. On land, the resort offers croquet, beach volleyball, pool, day and evening tennis, basketball, shuffleboard, and billiards.
Younger guests can enjoy the Pirates Island Waterpark fun with whirlpools, waterslides, a children-friendly pool with swim-up soda bars, and river journeys. The Kids Camp offers supervised activities throughout the day. Beaches Turks and Caicos is the only Caribbean resort with its own Sesame Street characters. Kids can frolic at the beach with Elmo and his friends.
Club Liquid is a hangout for teens during the day. At night, this is where the champagne flows for the adults. Both the younger set and teens can play in the Xbox Play Lounge. For tweens (not quite young, not quite old) the Port Royal Arcade offers plenty of arcade games.
Beaches’ honeymoon package includes wine and flowers upon arrival and breakfast in bed the following morning.
Your dream wedding is free at Beaches with a minimum stay of three nights. A wedding team will begin planning before the couple arrives by preparing the necessary documents and opening a wedding gift registry and website.
The wedding will take place against the most gorgeous beach backdrop anywhere. The basic package includes a bouquet and boutonniere, music, a wedding picture, a two-tiered cake, and elegant table settings with a centerpiece.
A cocktail reception will offer signature cocktails, wine, and hors d’oeuvres. The following morning, breakfast and mimosa will be served in bed and there will be a special dinner that evening.
The longer the stay, the more perks become available.
Kokomo Botanical Resort
Kokomo Botanical Resort in Providenciales consists of delightful private cottages tucked into gated gardens. This is perfect for couples, families, and reunions. Just minutes away from beautiful Grace Bay Beach and the resort’s private beach club, it provides easy access to all watersports as well as umbrellas, loungers, and boxed lunches. Or just stroll through the woods.
The cottages have a private patio, kitchen, living room, and two bedrooms, and all have access to the resort’s freshwater pool and outdoor yoga pavilions. The WE Grill and Wok Winebar uses organic ingredients for its Asian cuisine served both outdoors and indoors. Dining at the Chef’s Tables offers a special experience with a view of the kitchen.
Kokomo Botanical Resort will help arrange half or full-day excursions to explore the island and golfing, snorkeling, and diving are beloved activities. To create memories of this piece of Eden, a professional photographer forever is available for photo packages at the beach or inside the gardens.
Ocean Club Resort East and West
Ocean Club Resort comprises two resorts a mile apart along the breathtaking Grace Bay Beach near Providenciales. It has won dozens of awards (too numerous to list). The resorts are remarkably similar, and a free shuttle will transport guests from one to the other to enjoy all the pools, restaurants, entertainment, and activities offered at both.
Accommodation is perfect for singles, couples, and families, with rooms facing the ocean.
Solana at Ocean Club West serves its Asian cuisine of grilled fish and sushi right by the sea. The Solana Bar West entertains with Caribbean music and cool drinks. The bar also serves meals to go. At Ocean Club East, the Opus Wine Bar and Grill provides a sophisticated venue for a special celebration. Also at Ocean Club East, the Cabana Bar & Grill serves tropical drinks and dishes throughout one of the island’s best sunsets.
The Spa Tropique – there is one at both locations – has relaxing and soothing treatments and amazing spa packages. The Ooh La La package has a hot stone massage, scalp massage, and rejuvenating eye treatment. The Island Indulgence package consists of an aromatherapy massage and a half-hour foot massage. The Island Paradise package has a hot stone massage, scalp massage, papaya facial, and a half-hour foot massage. The Relaxation 101 package includes all the massages and facials, along with a heavenly papaya body wrap and a coconut hair treatment. Who could resist any of these?
The Ocean Club Resort will help arrange fishing excursions and diving cruises. Watersports at the Ocean Clubs include kayaking, paddle boarding, kite surfing, parasailing, and snorkeling.
Guests can enjoy golf, tennis, and pickleball, as well. USA Today voted the nearby Royal Turks and Caicos Golf Course as the number one Caribbean golf course in 2022.
Blue Haven Resort
Guests at the all-inclusive Blue Haven Resort on Providenciales have access to the resort’s nearby companion, the Alexandra Resort. The resort is located by Mangrove Cay, with Grace Bay Beach a few miles up the shore.
Accommodations have a view of the ocean. Special penthouse suites have a large balcony, a kitchen, and a washer and drier and can sleep up to six people. The fifth-floor suites have a large rooftop terrace with a stunning view and three balconies, perfect for families or bachelor and bachelorette parties.
The Fire and Ice Restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining with a view. The Ice Bar is the perfect place for a nightcap, or guests can relax by the fire pit in the Fire Lounge. The swim-up pool bar also serves creative cocktails.
Watersports include paddle boarding, snorkeling, kayaking, and sailing in one of the resort’s 13 sailboats for those who already know how to sail. Sailing lessons will be provided for novices. Guests can enjoy a game of golf at the Provo Golf Club, one of the top ten golf courses in the Caribbean. Professional lessons and tips are available. The Salt Mills Plaza is across the street for souvenirs, jewelry, and clothes shopping.
The Elevate Spa offers rejuvenating treatments and has a full line of wedding party services – from hair to nails.
The resort offers Divine Weddings at Blue Haven and Alexandra for a destination wedding, which definitely live up to the name. These spectacular weddings include a license, an officiant, an arch and chairs, wedding music, a photographer, flowers, a large wedding cake, and wine. The happy couple can enjoy a private dinner on the beach or breakfast in bed. There are additional charges for enhanced decorations and flower arrangements.
Grace Bay Club
The sophisticated all-suite Grace Bay Club has the world’s best beaches, sophisticated dining, incredible sunsets, sunrises, and abundant activities. Accommodation includes rooms, suites, and villas by the beach. Guests who choose the Estate residences with their terrace and outdoor shower received additional amenities, including breakfast. A personal concierge is available 24 hours a day to meet any needs.
Dining runs from the elegant Infiniti Restaurant and Raw Bar to tacos on the beach. The Infiniti Bar has been named in Wine Spectator for four years in a row.
The Anani Spa provides treatments for singles and couples. Massages can be enjoyed at the beachfront to the sound of rolling waves. Then visit the fitness center for a yoga session at the Yoga Pavilion or opt for private lessons.
Kids Town keeps children busy with arts and crafts, horseback riding, excursions, snorkeling, and other watersports.
A concierge will arrange kayaking, sailing, diving, snorkeling tours, and tours to neighboring islands. Golfing can be enjoyed at the nearby Provo Golf Club.
A beach as breathtaking as Grace Bay deserves pictures. The resort has a professional photographer who can preserve all the perfect moments. Thinking of a proposal? A photographer will capture the magic.
The Grace Bay Club is designed for weddings with turquoise water and pure beaches. A wedding planner can arrange a wedding for 120 guests on the beach, by the pool, or on a private catamaran. The planner will handle catering, a dream reception, and decorations.