Providenciales,Turks and Caicos

The Turks and Caicos Islands continue to grow in popularity as a premier travel destination. Providenciales is the tourism capital of the island nation, and is a big draw to visitors from around the world. With its gorgeous beaches, year-round warm climate, and rich history, Providenciales has become one of the most frequented destinations in the Caribbean.
Half Moon Bay Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
“Provo,” the nickname used by city locals, has surged in both popularity and population since the mid 1960’s. Prior to that time, there were only around 500 residents in the city, and no wheeled streetcars existed. Its prominence in the tourism world came to be with the opening of Club Med in 1984.

Indigenous to the island, the water and the beach are the biggest draws. Grace Bay Beach, a 12-mile stretch of pristine coastline, is where you will find Club Med as well as a large majority of the city’s hotels and condominiums exist. It's been rated the best beach in the world for the last several years by leading travel resources like Conde Nast Travel and TripAdvisor. While many visitors go to enjoy time at the popular beach, other water sports such as fishing, boating, and kayaking are equally popular. There vendors available onsite that provide rentals for many of these water sports.

Sunset on Grace Bay Providenciales, Turks and CaicosWith the rapid development of Provo, it possesses all the modern luxuries that many seek when traveling. Lodging options in the city range from budget-friendly to upscale opulence. There are all inclusive hotels such as Club Med, standard hotels, as well as condominiums, beachfront vacation homes, and villas. Restaurants featuring local cuisine and influences from around the world are plentiful. There is also duty-free shopping available, a local grocery store, and a shopping mall.

Golfing has become a very popular activity in Provo. Many of the golf courses in the city are world-class courses that offer golfing for novices, advanced, and professional golfers. A few are located on the grounds of resorts or luxury hotels and are open to the public; some even have ocean views.

The culture of the island city is one that reflects the worldwide influences of the Caribbean. The structures are colorful and open-aired in architectural influence. Its year-round warm climate is attractive for travel anytime of the year. The combination of British, Indian, and African influences is what makes the culture there distinctive.


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