|Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos' picturesque beaches and clear turquoise waters draw over 200,000 visitors annually. You can truly relax and enjoy your vacation on the most pristine, never-overcrowded beaches in the world.
Providenciales, also known as Provo, is the most popular island in the Turks and Caicos. It is home to the only conch farm in the world. Make sure to keep an eye out for a National Treasure – JoJo, a male Atlantic Bottlenose dolphin that has been spotted in the waters off Provo for decades. JoJo has a special bond with humans and can often be found playing with people and the passing boats.
With so much to see and do, there will never be a dull moment during your trip to the beautiful Turks and Caicos islands.
Turks & Caicos Fun Facts
›› North Atlantic Humpback Whales are seen around the islands of Grand Turk and Salt Cay during the months of late January through early April. They pass through the islands as part or their annual migration
›› The islands’ only 18-hole championship golf course, Provo Golf Club, is due to host the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship for the second time in 2009.
›› Readers from Conde Nast Traveler voted Grace Bay on Providenciales Island in Turks & Caicos the “Best Beach of all Tropical Islands in the World”.
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
St. John is the smallest of the three U.S. Virgin Islands. Bustling nightlife, historic museums, and exquisite shopping and spas await you. Only nine miles long & three miles wide, two thirds of the island is the Virgin Islands National Park, which includes unspoiled forest, underwater reefs, and historic plantation ruins. Whether you’re on your honeymoon or going on a family vacation, St. John is the ideal location for a relaxing and fulfilling Caribbean experience.
St. John Fun Facts
›› Trunk Bay was voted one of the top ten beaches in the world by National Geographic
›› During WWI the United States paid USD 25 million in gold for the Virgin Islands in order to stop the Germans from expanding into the Western Hemisphere