Turks and Caicos Islands Travel Guide

The Turks & Caicos Islands are located in the Caribbean, Archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of The Bahamas and north of Haiti.

The Turks and Caicos is a picturesque archipelago of over 30 islands forming a British overseas territory in the Caribbean. An emerging eco-tourism destination, these islands are known for their extensive coral reefs with an amazing variety of marine life, beautiful white sand beaches, national parks and world-class diving sites.

Tourist attractions include the town of Grand Turk, famous for its colonial charm and fine beaches, Turtle Cove, Little Water Cay, a nature resort known for its rich bird population, Pine Cay, known for the most beautiful beaches in the Caicos Islands, Parrot Cay and the Salt Cay, famous for its 19th century Bermudian style white house. Jacksonville, famous for its ancient caves, is also worth visiting. The islands offer excellent conditions for swimming, diving, yachting, birdwatching and whale watching.

Getting There

Many airlines including American Airlines, British Airways, Air Jamaica and Bahamas Air operate direct flights to the islands. Cruise lines also sail to these islands. Chartered boat services are also available from the neighboring Bahamas and Haiti.

Weather & Climate

Turks and Caicos Islands enjoy a pleasant tropical climate all year round, moderated by trade winds. The islands face the threat of hurricanes and tropical storms during the summer.