6 Reasons to Rest and Recuperate in the Turks & Caicos Islands
The Turks and Caicos Islands is an archipelago nestled in the Caribbean Sea 400 miles South East of the Bahamas and around 200 miles North of the Dominican Republic. There are two main islands, Grand Turk and Providenciale, which are surrounded by nearly 40 smaller isles, the archipelago basks in a tropical climate all year long and possesses some of the most stunning beaches on the planet.
By far the most pleasurable activity to indulge in when you visit Turks and Caicos is relaxation, and plenty of it. Here are 6 reasons in particular why you should rest and recuperate in these idyllic isles.
Vacations in general are the perfect opportunity to forget about the ‘real’ world for a while, a time to unwind from the stresses of daily life and relax without guilt. Simply put, vacations are about escaping and in these picturesque Caribbean islands you can do exactly that. For most people the breathtaking scenery here is an entire universe away from their daily lives and give you every reason to lay back, grab a rum punch and soak up the majestic beauty.
Time for Luxury
Turks and Caicos oozes with luxury, whether it be the azure blue sea, the white sandy beaches or the accommodation options that the islands provide. Luxury is good for the soul and the body, and nowhere does it quite as well as T & C. You have every reason to indulge here in any one of the immaculately designed and exquisite Turks & Caicos villa rentals from Luxury Retreats. Luxury villas coupled with a backdrop that looks like it’s from a movie mean that a visit here will leave you, and your soul, relaxed like never before.
Get Your Sea Legs
Scuba diving and snorkelling are extremely popular around the islands as the crystal clear water offers jaw dropping views of life under the sea. There is little more blissful than descending under the water to share the world with Stingray’s, Dolphins, Lemon Sharks, Parrot fish and hundreds of other aquatic species. From January to April more than 2,000 humpback whales head to the coast of the archipelago to mate and, if you are lucky, you can catch a glimpse of one of these majestic creatures.
Sport for All
If you feel like getting active on a vacation to the islands then you are in luck, Turks and Caicos offer an array of sports for you to get involved in . After the hours spent basking in sunshine, you can take a casual horse ride over the white sands where even the horses love getting into the water. Alternatively, if you are a golf fan, you can play a round on one of the most beautifully scenic courses you’ll ever see, imagine driving into a landscape of palm trees and limestone cliffs, stunning. If you are feeling a touch more adventurous then the islands offer a wide range of wild water sports that are sure to get your juices flowing.
Explore the Depths
The islands don’t just give you the opportunity to delve beneath the water, in Turks and Caicos you can also head beneath land in some of it’s vast limestone caves. With the largest caves in the Caribbean you are sure to get good and lost as you discover the stunning stalactites, stalagmites and bat caves that the islands offer below the surface.
The Turks and Caicos offer such breathtaking scenery and such a large variety of animals that simply wandering aimlessly around the place is a highlight on it’s own. Meander through the forest areas of the island and spot the hundreds of species of birds that inhabit the islands. Take a trip up to the old lighthouse and look upon the horizon or simply take your shoes off and let the waves lap your feet as you stroll across the never ending shores. Whichever way you walk in Turks and Caicos you are guaranteed a sight that will make you smile.