Providenciales, commonly referred to as “Provo”, is the main attraction and center of tourism in Turks & Caicos. The 38 sq mi island is surrounded with picturesque beaches that provide plenty of opportunities to indulge in leisurely activities including sunbathing, horseback riding, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing and sightseeing. Climb atop Blue Mountain to experience the breathtaking view of the barrier reef at the north shore as well as the turquoise shallow banks at the south shore.
While traveling in Providenciales, you will certainly be enthralled by the natural beauty of its beaches. The Grace Bay Beach with its excellent resorts and spas is the most popular destination in the island. Secluded with stone jetties and limestone cliffs, the Leeward Beach with its white sand is the ideal place to spend a morning in tranquility. You may also head to the Malcolm Roads Beach to evade the crowd. Take a trip to the beautiful and isolated Long Bay Beach, a favorite spot for kite boarding.
You may opt to go to the Coral Gardens Reef and Smith’s Reef, which are both excellent spot for snorkeling. These places are also famous for offering the finest scuba experiences. On land, you have the option of touring the island by air-conditioned buses, taxis, or scooters, hitting cultural centers, restaurants, shopping centers, and other photo-op locations. Golfers will simply love playing at the 18-hole course at Provo Golf Club. Go for horseback riding tours in the sea and on the beach with Caicos Corral, a riding stable situated close to Grace Bay resorts.
Hotels and Restaurants
Discover restaurants and accommodations, from ordinary and simple to luxurious and sophisticated, suitable for every tastes and budgets. Choose from continental style hotels, magnificent beach resorts, darling cottages, sprawling villas, and condominiums. Seven Stars Resort, Ocean Club Resort, and Grace Bay Club are some of the renowned resorts or condominiums in the island.