Beach in Providenciales

Grace Bay Beach

Several miles long (the frequently boasted '12 miles' only applies if you measure the entire northern coast of Provo, which is, admittedly, one unbroken beach), this world-famous stretch of coast is powdered with wh…
Beach in Providenciales

Long Bay Beach

This windy, less frequented beach on Provo's southern shore is ideal for kitesurfing.
National Park in Providenciales

Chalk Sound National Park

Chalk Sound sums up Provo: a startlingly turquoise 5km lagoon studded with tiny cays sheltering Turks and Caicos rock iguanas, but marred by less-than-scenic development. It can be a delightful place to kayak (no po…
Plantation in Providenciales

Cheshire Hall

Built in the late 1700s by a British Loyalist planter displaced by the American Revolution, Cheshire Hall was once the most important site on Provo, the hub of a 5000-acre cotton plantation. Now run by the National …
Historic Site in Providenciales

Sapodilla Hill

TCI's long maritime history is etched into the limestone on Sapodilla Hill, where mariners have commemorated landfall by carving names, dates and pictures into the rock since the 1650s. Molds of the inscriptions can…
Farm in Providenciales

Caicos Conch Farm

The Caribbean Queen Conch, on menus throughout not only TCI but the whole Bahamian Archipelago, is cultivated here, purportedly the world's only commercial conch farm. An interesting 30-minute tour takes you from th…