About Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos is an owner’s paradise. Turks and Caicos is a British Territory, which means English is the first language, the British Crown guarantees title, and it operates under British rule of law. It has no property tax, no income tax, no capital gains tax and uses the U.S. dollar as currency. It also is home to friendly locals, gorgeous tropical weather and some of the warmest, most vibrant waters in the world.
AWARDED "2018 BEST BEACH IN THE WORLD" – TripAdvisor
VOTED 2017 #1 of 10 TOP BEACHES IN THE WORLD – Condé Nast
Turks and Caicos Islands
TURKS & CAICOS
JUST A SHORT DIRECT FLIGHT AWAY
Flight time from:
Miami: 1.75 h
Atlanta: 2.0 h
Charlotte: 2.25 h
Dallas: 4.0 h
Philadelphia: 2.75 h
New York: 3.0 h
Boston: 3.25 h
Toronto: 3.5 h
Montreal: 3.5 h
London: 8.0 h
The Ultimate Retreat
Andaz Turks & Caicos Residences at Grace Bay will be located on world-renowned Grace Bay Beach, a unique area where the coral reef meets the shore, and safe snorkeling starts at knee-deep water just footsteps from your door.
Awarded #1 Beach in the world.
2018 BEST BEACH IN THE WORLD – TripAdvisor
Grace Bay Beach has been awarded many honors throughout the years. In 2018, Grace Bay Beach was named the World’s Best Beach in the Travelers’ Choice Awards by TripAdvisor. In 2015, Providenciales was TripAdvisor’s pick as the world’s top island. Grace Bay Beach also ranked Number One on The World’s 50 Best Beaches, a list compiled by FlightNetwork in consultation with world’s best travel journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies.
Turks and Caicos at a glance
There are more than 30 cays and islands, of which eight are inhabited.
British West Indies Geographically, the islands are a southeastern continuation of the Bahamas just east of Cuba and NE of the Dominican Republic.
Cockburn Town on Grand Turk.
Lobster and conch are the primary exports.
The population is largely of African descent and Christianity is the dominant religion practiced by over 90% of the population.
Approx. 31,450 (2012 census).
430 square kilometres (170 sq mi).
U.S. to Turks and Caicos Islands
international dialing format: 1-649
Tropical climate, pleasant year round. The average temperature ranges between 80 and 90 degrees (29-32 degrees celsius). From
November to May the average temperature is 80 to 84 degrees (27-29 degrees celsius). Water temperature in the summer is 82 to 84
degrees (28-29 degrees celsius) and in winter about 74 to 78 degrees (23-26 degrees celsius).
Not required for nationals of European Union member states, Canada, and the United States with a valid passport for stays of up to 90 days.
The U.S. dollar is the official currency of Turks and Caicos. Most credit cards are accepted and banks offer ATM’s as well as cash advances on credit cards.
Brittish Territory including a Unicameral 20-seat House of Assembly with 15 elected members (5 at large and 10 from constituencies), 4 appointed members, and the attorney general, all of whom serve four-year terms. A premier heads the government, and the monarch, of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, represented by a governor,
is the head of state.
Turks and Caicos is experiencing one of the fastest growth rates in the Caribbean; an annual budget surplus; and a Standard & Poors’
credit rating of BBB+. With a GDP growth of 5.94% in 2015, the Turks and Caicos is projected to experience economic growth of 4.4% in 2016, 4.3% in 2017 and 5.3% in 2018.