New Turks and Caicos Restaurant

The Alexandra Resort will open a new beachfront restaurant in early October. The restaurant will be called Asú on the beach. The name means sunset in Taino, the language spoken by the Arawak Indians who lived in Turks and Caicos centuries ago. The newly renovated restaurant facilities will emphasize a relaxed environment overlooking world acclaimed […]

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JetBlue Turks and Caicos to Ft. Lauderdale Service

A daily JetBlue Turks and Caicos – Ft. Lauderdale service will commence in November.  It is the latest in a series of announcements regarding new non stop flights to Providenciales (PLS) in sunny Turks and Caicos Islands. According to the JetBlue web site, the daily non stop flight from Ft. Lauderdale will depart at 9:50am […]

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Caribbean Vacation Deals

Summer vacation time is here and with it comes inflated prices for vacation accommodations, airfare, and attractions. Historically, a Caribbean vacation in the summer was not an obvious choice for many travelers, but thanks to improved airlift in recent years, and often the best prices of the year, an increasing number of vacationers are taking […]

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Turks and Caicos National Trust

Perhaps one of the best-kept secrets about Turks and Caicos is the interesting history of the islands.  The absence of “brick and mortar” historic sites and  interpretive centres on Providenciales tends to leave many visitors with the assumption that the islands are largely void of historic or cultural attractions. Yet a bit of research quickly […]

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Turks and Caicos Airlines

The Turks and Caicos Islands are located just 575 miles south of Miami, making it one of the most convenient Caribbean vacation destinations to visit for a relaxing getaway. The British Overseas Territory consists of 40 islands, of which only eight are inhabited. Providenciales is the island on which the international airport is located and […]

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Turks and Caicos Shopping

A souvenir, by definition, is a thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place or event. Many Turks and Caicos visitors are content to bring home a lovely tan and some great memories for a souvenir, but if you want to shop for something tangible, consider purchasing a piece of jewelry in […]

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Turks and Caicos Kiteboarding

Kiteboarding is a relatively new form of water sports that is rapidly growing in popularity in Turks and Caicos and all over the world.  The sport combines aspects of wakeboarding, windsurfing, paragliding and surfing. Participants wear a harness attached to a large kite, and then balance on a surfboard. The wind is captured by the […]

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Turks & Caicos TripAdvisor

When visitors are planning a trip to Turks & Caicos TripAdvisor is often the first web site that they visit on the Internet.  For most travelers, TripAdvisor is a trusted source for recommendations regarding resorts, restaurants, attractions and even beaches. TripAdvisor has certainly helped boost the popularity of Turks & Caicos, honoring the Grace Bay […]

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Cool Off in Hot Turks and Caicos Weather

Turks & Caicos offers one of the best climates in the Caribbean.  With an average 350 days of sunshine and refreshing tradewinds that normally keep humidity at bay, visitors normally find Turks and Caicos weather pleasant year-round. Even a breezy day in the sun can still prompt a desire for a cool treat.  When it’s […]

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Building The Perfect Sandcastle

Whether you are a kid or a kid at heart, building a sandcastle is a great way to enjoy the beach on a Caribbean vacation.  The Alexandra Resort, occupying 600 feet on world acclaimed Grace Bay beach, offers the perfect place to practice your sandcastle building skills. Here are a few simple rules to help […]

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