We have witnessed the vacation extravaganzas of the Kardashians and the Jenners. Continuing the series of OTT vacations, this time, Kylie Jenner and her girl gang picked a pristine archipelago set in the British Overseas Territory of Southeast Bahamas—Turks and Caicos Islands. Let us tell you a little about why the Kylie girl gang chose this destination. By Shubhanjana Das
1. About Turks And Caicos Islands
In the Turks and Caicos Islands, everything is sunny and rosy. Well, with 350 days of sun, more sunny than rosy! It receives little average annual rainfall and is divided between the Turks Islands of Grand Turk and Salt Cay to the east, and the larger Caicos Islands archipelago of Providenciales, North Caicos Middle Caicos, East Caicos, South Caicos and West Caicos to the west. While the majority of the population of these islands resides in Providenciales, Grand Turk and the capital city of Cockburn Town — Grace Bay Beach is home to most of the luxury tourism hubs and resorts — the main source of income for the people of the island.
2. Things To Do In Turks And Caicos Islands
From island trips to boat cruises, and water sports to wellness, the Turks and Caicos Islands has everything (except for mountains). Take a boat cruise to explore the different islands, get a look at the life underwater by diving or snorkelling near the reefs, parasail over the pristine turquoise waters, go kiteboarding in Long Bay Beach or just lay back at one of the many beaches in Providenciales. At Grand Turk, the Grand Turk Lighthouse, Turks and Caicos National Museum, the Salt Salinas, Gibbs Cay, and Her Majesty’s Prison are some of the most popular attractions. Whale watching, ATV and segway tours, along with jet skiing and stand-up paddle boarding are also on our list of to-do’s.
3. Stay At Turks And Caicos Islands
At Turks and Caicos Islands, you get to choose your accommodation based on which island you choose to stay in. Yep, you read that right. Providenciales, Grand Turk, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos and Salt Kay are the options for you to choose from. Alexandra Resort offers brilliant beachfront luxury rooms on Grace Bay Beach. Not to mention, it is also one of the most luxurious properties on all the islands. Amanyara on Malcom’s Road Beach in Providenciales, Beach Villa Paprika fronting Smith’s Reef and Bohio Dive Resort in Pillory Beach, Grand Turk are some of the absolute best options if you want to wake up to the view of the infinite horizon, the turquoise waters and the azure sky.
Everything that is served on your plate in any of the resorts in the Turks and Caicos Islands is nothing short of gourmet. Cooked with the freshest ingredients with a wide selection of cuisines to choose from. Headed by internationally-acclaimed and award-winning chefs, Providenciales is the undeniable centre of the gourmet scene here in the islands. Deep sea sport fishing allows you to catch your dinner fresh from the waters and have a local restaurant prepare it for you.
Buy duty-free souvenirs here at Turks and Caicos Islands for much lesser than what you would pay at home. From paintings and sculptures to fashion and jewellery, arts and crafts to conch and sea shell creations, you can indulge in more than just a little souvenir shopping here.
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