What could possibly be more picture perfect than an island getaway, filled to the brim with exquisite, white sand beaches and beautiful turquoise waters? There’s plenty of places to go when you’re seeking a tropical island vacation, but if you’re looking for something unique and one of a kind, turn your signs onto the tropical Turks and Caicos Islands.
If you’re unfamiliar with Turks and Caicos, these two island groups are located in the North Atlantic Ocean, just southeast of the Bahamas. Turks and Caicos are made up of eight main islands and a multitude of smaller islands. Because of their location, Turks and Caicos stays warm and tropical all year round, making them a perfect destination spot if you’re looking to escape the cold winter months.
Now that you’re hooked on the idea of these islands, you’re probably wondering where to start the search or the perfect place to stay. Turks and Caicos is a tourist hot spot, and there’s plenty of hotels and resorts that are ready to cater to whatever you’re looking for in terms of your perfect vacation. Immerse yourself in the culture, or find a quiet private island to spend your time recuperating from a hard year. Take a romantic getaway or plan something for the whole family to enjoy! Whatever you’re looking for, the Turks and Caicos Islands will be able to deliver.
Now take a look at the best all-inclusive resorts in Turks and Caicos:
1. Beach House Turks & Caicos
This resort is an exclusive vacation hideaway, located on Grace Bay, and overlooking clear blue waters and fresh green sea-grass. Beach House has 21 luxury suites that a perfect for a vacation that’s all about relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Caribbean atmosphere. If you’re searching for a small, private resort perfect for a romantic vacation for two, Beach House is exactly what you’re looking for.
Restaurant 218, the onsite restaurant at the resort, serves up fresh, French cuisine every day with its own herb garden to make sure you’re getting the most out of your dining experience. When you’re ready for fun, lounge by the pool or hit the beach. Beach House plays weekly movies out on the beach. Or hit the nearby towns of Regent Village and Salt Mills for local shopping.
2. Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort Village and Spa
Planning a family vacation? This is the exact resort for you. Beaches Resort, located on Providenciales Island, this resort has the ambiance of France, Italy and the Key west. You can choose to stay in an ocean view room, or stay in a villa that overlooks the ocean, with four different villages to stay in.
Beaches Resort has 19 different restaurants to choose from, so you and your whole family can dine out according to whatever culinary experience you want to have. Best of all, this resort has a 45,000-square-foot water park for the whole family to enjoy.
When it’s time for an adult-only escape full of adventure and excitement, Turkoise is the place to go. This adult-only retreat is located in Grace Bay on Providenciales Island. Turkoise has 290 rooms to choose from, or stay in style with a 2-floor bungalow if you’re looking for a group with you and all of your friends.
Eat in style at one of the two restaurants on site with local or international cuisine. Stay in for a romantic dinner, or dine out in the open-air bar and restaurant for a view of the ocean while you eat. When you’re looking to explore your wild side, Turkoise has flying trapeze and circus activities for a real once in a lifetime experience.
4. East Bay Resort
Just a short flight from Providenciales is East Bay Resort, in South Caicos. This is an oceanfront resort that is perfect for couples, or for the whole family. It’s just what anyone looking for a private, exclusive experience is looking for. Choose from a cozy, standard room or a beautiful two-room suite with a private balcony and a magnificent view of the ocean.
At the BLU Bar & Grill onsite at the resort, you get an array of both international and island flavors, and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner – and at night, the chefs prepare seafood freshly caught from the surrounding ocean. If you’re looking to maximize your relaxation, take a look at the Ayur Spa where you can get massages at the spa, or in the privacy of your own suite.
5. West Bay Club Turks and Caicos Resort
Located on Grace Bay Beach, this beautiful luxury resort offers you exactly what you’re looking for when you’re traveling for an island vacation. West Bay Club Resort has all oceanfront suites, so no matter where you chose to stay you’ll never miss out a view of the ocean.
West Bay Club Resort offers Caribbean and international cuisine at their Noodle Bar and Kitchen, with global influences of pastas, rice and noodles. Or, eat at Drift, a beachfront restaurant with a menu boasting local ingredients. When it’s time to hit the beach, you can explore the water with kayaks, snorkeling, or sailing through the beautiful waters.
6. Ocean Club Resorts
Ocean Club Resorts has two resorts on Grace Bay Beach, both of which are just a fifteen-minute walk from one another. Guests staying at either Ocean Club or Ocean Club West can stay at one, and enjoy activities and amenities at the other. Dine at one of the three restaurant and grills, with fresh fish and island herbs that make up a fantastic, tropical cuisine experience.
Guests staying at either resort are welcome to dine at any of the restaurants between the two! You are free to explore the ocean with diving, or relax on the beach, or even try your hand at a game of golf. You can even go on a deep-sea fishing excursion, where the fishing grounds are just minutes away by boat.
7. Parrot Cay
If you’re looking for true seclusion, check out Parrot Cay on Parrot Cay island. This resort is 35 minutes by boat from Providenciales, with beautiful beach houses and villas. This secluded island will give you the time away from the real world that you’re looking for.
Parrot Cay has two gourmet restaurants to choose from on the island, with a blend of fresh, local ingredients and Caribbean flavors to make each meal unforgettable. Even your activities will be exclusive here, with private boat adventures with diving and snorkeling. Take some time away from the main lands with this private island experience.
Are you looking for a little something more than just a beach paradise vacation? Try the Amanyara luxury resort. Amanyara is nestled between the western shore of Providenciales and the protected parkland wilderness. You can choose between beautiful water pavilions or grand, luxurious villas surrounded by wildlife and tropical vegetation.
The Amanyara dining experience will open your eyes to a delicious, Caribbean palette with fresh catch of the day and locally grown ingredients. You can even choose between indoor dining and dinner on the cove. This resort’s location is set perfectly so that you can explore both the ocean marine life and the diverse jungle rainforest.
9. Royal West Indies
If your vacation calls of a luxurious beachfront experience, the Royal West Indies has you covered. Enjoy the white sand of Grace Bay Beach, and stay in one of the all-suite accommodations while overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, or even enjoy the lush vegetation with a botanical view suite.
The onsite Pelican Bay Restaurant boasts theme nights, where you can dine on fresh lobster that you can watch being cooked live right in front of you, or experience the local jerk chicken and barbeque. The Royal West Indies resort also offers an array of activities from scuba diving to eco tours and parasailing.
10. Northwest Point Resort
Escape the crowds and the hustle and bustle of tourists at Northwest Point Resort on the northwest side of the island. Vacation in style while staying in one of this resort’s condos that overlooks six miles of empty, quiet beach property.
Be prepared to dine on the most delicious seafood at Northwest Point Resort’s seasonal restaurant. Take advantage of the empty, private beaches and go paddle boarding, or take a kayak out onto the cool waters. If you’re keen to get up close and personal with the marine life, the resort also offers snorkeling and divine.
11. The Sands at Grace Bay
Located on Grace Bay beach in Providenciales, this resort has 114 luxury suites to spend your stay in, located on the beautiful white beaches. Choose between a studio or a one, two or three-bedroom suite – this resort is perfect for a romantic hideaway or a family vacation looking to travel and stay in luxury. Each suite is designed so that everyone gets an ocean or tropical view – choose between the shimmering waters or the lush vegetation and make your stay unforgettable.
When it’s time to dine, check out the onsite, award-winning Hemingway’s Restaurant. Open all day, this restaurant boasts its open-air and beachfront setting, overlooking the shore. Or, head into nearby Provo or Turtle Cove for one of the local restaurants, if you’re feeling like an adventure. No island vacation is complete without a trip to the spa – escape your troubles and refresh your mind and body at the Spa Tropique, located onsite at the resort.
12. Alexandra Resort
Boasting to be the best value resort on our list, Alexandra Resort offers beautiful beach front property, spacious rooms and affordable prices. Enjoy this secluded resort from one of the 90 suites, located on Grace Bay beach and just steps away from the white sand beach, all with spacious patios and decks so you can enjoy the tropical weather and sun even from the comfort of your guest room.
Enjoy your Caribbean cuisine at the Asu on the Beach restaurant. It overlooks the wide expanse of beautiful Grace Bay beach, and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can also sit on the beach for dinner, and eat barefoot in the sand. Choose between local cuisine, or a pizza bar if you’re craving something American. If you’re looking for something more than kayaks and snorkeling, check out the Caicos Dream Tour, and explore the reefs and have a personalized island tour.
13. The Palms Turks and Caicos
If you’re looking for style and comfort, the Palms Turks and Caicos is just for you. Enjoy the beautiful Grace Bay Beach from one of this resort’s 72 suites, which stretch up to 12 acres of white sand beach. The Palms is perfect for a romantic honeymoon, or for a family vacation. Whatever you’re looking for, this will be a relaxing vacation for everyone.
Your dining experience here will be sure to be unique with one of Palms Turks and Caicos onsite restaurants, flaunting both Provo cuisine as well as Asian and African tastes. You can also enjoy the pool and beach swim up bar, or dine on the sands next to the ocean. You can bring the whole family on this vacation and make sure the kids have something fun to do as well with the offered kids club. Or, if you’re on your own, have a unique nighttime spa experience with Moon-bathing.
14. Kokomo Botanical Resort and Spa
This is the resort if you’re looking for a real taste of paradise. The Kokomo Botanical Resort in Providenciales is a resort geared towards family vacations, surrounded by tropical gardens that bring the flora of Turks and Caicos right to your door. Each room is a private cottage, perfect for family getaways and reunions.
Each stay comes with a meal package, so you never have to worry about finding a nearby restaurant. Instead, spend your time figuring out what you want to do for fun – there’s snorkeling in the barrier reef, or horseback riding through the trees. You can even kick back with 18 holes of golf, or day trip to one of the nearby historic sites. There’s endless fun to be had with the whole family.
15. Blue Haven Resort
Kick back and relax with this private beach resort. Blue Haven Resort in Leeward, Providenciales offers 35 guest suites and 16 premier rooms if you’re a discerning traveler who likes to live luxuriously. You can take your pick of an ocean or garden view all while enjoying the contemporary interior design.
Mediterranean cuisine awaits you at the Fire and Ice restaurant offered at Blue Haven Resort. Or, if you’re looking for something a little more casual, try the Salt Bar and Grill. Bring along your kids and keep them entertained at a supervised kids club while you get some much-needed alone time at the spa. When it’s time for family fun altogether, take up all day snorkeling, or go explore the waters on a boat excursion.