Things to do in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos activity ideas

Vacationing in Turks and Caicos does not have to mean simply laying on the beach and enjoying the sun; there are plenty of exciting and unique activities that travelers can take part in. A popular travel destination for people of all ages, Turks and Caicos offers something to everyone. Different options include but are not limited to snorkeling, horseback riding, kayaking, swimming, and sunbathing.Voted best beach in the world, Grace Bay Beach is one of the most beautiful, serene and pristine beaches in the area, and is home to a few different resort and getaway facilities.

Snorkeling in Turks and Caicos is a unique experience due to the water’s color and current. With very few waves on Grace Bay Beach, swimmers are able to see the ocean floor and all of the sea life without much outside interference from waves, other people, or cloudy water. There are numerous different snorkeling areas in the general vicinity, and many different tour options to choose from. For those that want to visit the more undisturbed reefs and areas, there are options for snorkeling in Turks and Caicos that take swimmers further away from the crowds and well-known areas. Horseback riders are in luck, too. They can visit The Provo Ponies facility, which offers two tours per day, and will make dreams of horseback riding on the sand (and even into shallow water) come true. Small group settings make the Provo Ponies experience much more personal and meaningful to participants.

Calm ocean waters also allow for interesting and less dangerous ocean kayaking experiences, safer swimming conditions, and a more family-friendly environment than many other popular vacation destinations. Golfing, museums, guided tours, and the world’s only conch farm can be found in Turks and Caicos, ensuring that no moment of a trip to this beautiful location will be a dull one. For those interested in the wildlife, there are nature preserves and Iguana Island, Â? which is reachable only by boat.