A fetching mix of chic (especially Grace Bay on Providenciales, aka Provo) and laid back to downright pristine (Grand Turk, Salt Cay, West Caicos) makes the TCI far more than a group of glorified Caribbean sandbars!

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Seven Stars one of '9 of the Most Romantic Hotels for Valentine's Day in the Caribbean'

Palm Island Resort     These tropical isles usually rank high on the list of V-Day getaways, and offer an embarassment of riches when it comes to hotels and resorts. So this year a freelancer put together for USA Today a list of nine for couples to consider for a romantic Valentine's weekend. You may not agree with all of them - and, indeed, I find the list skews too much toward bigger resorts and largely ignores charming smaller inns, but I can attest to one, Palm Island (above) in the…

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South Caicos bonefishing among Linda Cooper's 'Caribbean Dreaming' Travel Snapshots

“Bermuda, Bahama, come on, pretty mama...” The Caribbean has long been famed as an idyllic vacation hotspot, inspiring not only the Beach Boys but the entire world. It’s a region that never gets old, with more than 30 countries and territories spread across hundreds of islands, each with different cultures, jungles, cities/towns, and sugary sand beaches that vary from powdery white to shades of gray. I felt an overwhelming wave of gratitude with so much natural beauty constantly surrounding…

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TCI callout on 'Why the Caribbean Should be First on Your Bucket List'

While some people have the luxury of planning their next getaway after barely ending a wonderful week on the most incredible tropical island in the world, others only dream about reaching such a destination at least once in their lifetime. Even though financial status represents the main factor that separates these people into two different categories, they still have something in common. Decision-making becomes an impossible mission when there are so many unique locations waiting for tourists…

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  • When it comes to the T&C, it seems much of the attention goes to Provo - especially Grace Bay. And having been there, I certainly get that. But a little while ago Travel+Leisure gave some love to Grand Turk, and now I want to go back and see what that´s all about! https://www.travelandleisure.com/how-to-visit-grand-turk-7495618
  • Forbes recently took a look at the top five T&C resorts, by category: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbes-personal-shopper/2023/03/06/bes...
    The 5 Best Resorts In Turks & Caicos
    Let this be your guide to choosing the best hotel in Turks & Caicos, no matter what kind of vacation vibe you’re looking for.
  • The T&C has no shortage of fantastic resorts, of course, but Condé Nast Traveler just came out with a list of the best, according to its 2022 Readers' Choice Awards: https://www.cntraveler.com/gallery/best-resorts-turks-and-caicos
    The Best Resorts in Turks and Caicos: Readers’ Choice Awards 2022
    With more of you seeking longer stays in remote locations, these Turks and Caicos resorts fit the bill this year.
  • As I write this, Hurricane Fiona is passing over the TCI, but in the meantime, last month they were chosen by TripAdvisor users as this fall's "top trending destination" - not just in the Caribbean but in the entire world - as reported by Reader's Digest. The question is, will the resulting damage set this paradise isles back in the ever-important winter tourism stakes? In the meantime, we all hope that damage will be minimal! https://www.rd.com/article/turks-and-caicos-resorts/
    This Island Was Just Named Fall's Top Trending Destination in the World
    Looking for the perfect tropical getaway? This Caribbean hot spot is the place you'll want to be.
  • T&C fans - have you stayed at The Sands at Grace Bay (http://www.facebook.com/TheSandsAtGraceBay)?? 
  • Check out this TCI shout-out in the recent Tripatini blog Best Caribbean Shopping Off the Beaten Path, Part 2!

  • TCI gets a shout-out in this week's Tripatini blog survey of 2010 hotspots. Check it out!
  • I've only visited once quite some time ago and I remember it as one of my best trips ever! I would love to return one day.
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