Turks and Caicos Island are a chain of beautiful islands off the coast of the Dominican Republic. It’s one of the most popular destinations for Caribbean travel. The main island of Turks and Caicos has beautiful white sandy beaches, perfect for swimming and snorkeling, along with the rich marine life and coral reefs. There are also several hotels on this tropical paradise, catering to the varied needs of travelers. Several resorts offer romantic packages to make your vacation even more memorable.
This tropical paradise is quickly becoming a favorite vacation destination for many people. A trip there will allow you to experience the island culture, along with all the natural beauty that you’re sure to find. Because it’s located right off the Caribbean coast, Turks and Caicos have a mild and temperate climate throughout the year. Summer and fall are the most popular times of the year, but April through November are also excellent times to visit. April and October are the only months of the year when the storms bring strong surf and blue waters.
There are several ways to travel to Turks and Caicos Island. You can take a cruise, take a bus, drive, fly or ride horses. It’s best to do things in order. If you are thinking about staying at one of the more popular resorts on the island, such as the Four Seasons or Sandals, you will want to consider how far they are from the sandy beaches, fishing and other activities. While these are some of the most popular resorts on Turks and Caicos, others may be closer to your actual vacation destination. Some of the other accommodations options include the Outriggers and Cougar rentals, both of which are within a few minutes of several of the best tourist attractions.
When it comes to eating, one of the most popular dishes on Turks and Caicos Islands is baked cod. This delicacy can be found in restaurants, cafes and seafood markets throughout the island. The locals make sure that they use fresh local fish, which makes the dish even tastier. There is also local sea salt, which makes it easy to enjoy the dish even more.
Other popular dishes on the islands include French fries, conch chowder and the popular bambarra rum. Many of these dishes have origins in other countries around the Caribbean, but because they originated in the area where the turks originally came from, you can be sure that they are scrumptious treats. If you are not sure how to prepare any of these dishes, it is easy to find out how to do so. A simple search on the internet will reveal dozens of different recipes.
A wonderful way to experience the authentic hospitality of the Islands is to dine on the beautiful Turks and Caicos villa rentals with French Polynesian dining experience. The locals know how to cater to the every taste preference of their guests, as well as providing them with an enjoyable dining experience. The locally prepared meals are very tasty, and it is common to find appetizers such as French fries, prawns, crab legs and lobster tails. For main courses such as jerk, lamb or beef, you will find everything from lobster breasts to lamb racks and goat curry. The French Polynesian bambarra rum is also popular at this type of restaurant.
One of the most popular activities on Turks and Caicos Island is snorkeling, although you can do much more than simply lie on the beach and enjoy the warm waters. There are numerous dive sites to explore, and there are also many places to catch great fish. It is advisable to go diving at least once a day if you want to get the most out of your vacation. There are a number of resorts that offer group lessons in diving, so you can learn to dive with other vacationers and share the excitement of seeing sea life. Some resort packages include all-inclusive, comprehensive tours of all the diving sites on the island. If you want to travel to the island by yourself, you can either pick up a map of the area or hire a guide who can help you get to the best dive sites.
When you eat out at one of the many different restaurants on Turks and Caicos Island, it is important to try the local food. In particular, the fresh seafood that is offered is exquisite, as are the various dishes made with locally caught fish and seafood. It is easy to see why many people choose to stay on the island for a few days or even a few weeks because of its wonderful location and delicious food.