Turks & Caicos Islands
Climate: Average air temperature ranges between 29 – 32°C / 85 – 90°F
Water Temperature: 24 – 31°C / 75 – 87°F
Time: UTC -5:00
Currency: United States Dollar USD
Electricity: 120 V – 60 Hz., US standard.
Marriage Requirements: Please contact the local tourism board for instructions and requirements.
Airport(s): Providenciales International Airport (PLS)
Hyperbaric Chamber: Associated Medical Practice
The history of The Turks and Caicos Islands reads like a pirate story. Wrecks and legends of pirate booty are part of the local lore. An archipelago of 40 islands and cays located 30 miles Southeast of the Bahamas at half way between Miami and Puerto Rico. They cover 193 square miles and are surrounded by a continuous coral reef. The islands are made of two groups of island – the Turks Islands and the Caicos Islands. The islands are one giant wall, with 6000 feet of vertical drop circling the islands. Many wrecks have been sacrificed to the sea and provide shelter to a vast aquatic life.Read More
The hotel was good. We had vouchers that we could use for the food but with the diving sometimes could not coordinate with the meal times. The on premises kitchen did an excellent job of making food for us that we could take back to the room to cover for the missed meals. There were only two restaurants to go to but they were both very good. We had vouchers left over. The diving was beautiful and we saw some sharks and some very large crabs. The dive people were so very nice and the whole trip was fabulous. The taxi service back and forth to the airport was $20.00 instead of $10 but it was ok.
Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos
White Sand and Wicked Wall Dives.
There’s a group of islands just over an hour’s flight from Miami and they are so much more than their ancient Lucayan name for red blossomed topped Turk cactus and string of islands (caya hico) implies. The low lying limestone islands here are bordered by white sand beaches and while at least one of them you can walk across to at ...