Turquoise blue waters, white sand beaches, and 40 low-lying coral islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Turks & Caicos is a natural wonder surrounded by coral reefs and pristine deserted beaches. Soak in the sun at the picture perfect Grace Bay Beach or sail to one of the neighbouring islands with majestic snorkeling sites.
Below is a sample 7-day yachting itinerary in Turks & Caicos. Enjoy.
Embark from Providenciales and begin your cruise to South Caicos – a Caribbean island untouched by tourism. Drop anchor and spend the day snorkeling amongst the plethora of wildlife, including birds, turtles, stingrays and sharks; it is truly breath-taking. To end the day, have your chef prepare an exquisite dinner of lobster (in season), conch and fish from the local vendors.
Welcome to the capital of Turks and Caicos dotted with the remains of salt ponds, British-Bermudian architecture and the famous Grand Turk Lighthouse. Explore this picture-perfect island surrounded by clear waters and pristine white-sand beaches. Take a tender ride to Gibbs Cay where you can swim with the friendly stingrays or go ashore to explore Cockburn Town’s culture and history.
Make your way to the smallest of the main inhabited islands of Turks and Caicos; a paradise with secluded and stunning beaches, three small restaurants specializing in fresh seafood and no tourist developments. Tender to North Bay Beach with its crystal waters and white sands and spend the day in the water snorkeling amongst the colourful reefs, fish, stingrays, and turtles.
Cruise to the uninhabited island of Big Sand Cay accessible only by private yacht. Drop anchor on the island’s west side which features the most extraordinary beaches with breathtakingly clear blue water. Take your tender to the eastern coast to explore the island’s small coves, dune bluffs, and for an exquisite snorkeling experience – underwater visibility is exceptional!
Begin your day cruising across the Caicos Bank to French Cay, a very small low-lying island and the only island in the Turks and Caicos from which no other island can be seen. It boasts some of the most amazing coral and marine life in the archipelago – an absolute dream for scuba diving and snorkeling. Also, close by is Molasses Reef, home to one of the oldest shipwrecks discovered in the New World.
West Caicos has been uninhabited for over a century and is best known for its excellent diving spots. The island’s west coast boasts beautiful iron shore cliffs, island exhibits pristine beaches. Explore Lake Catherine, a saline lake home to numbers of birds and aquatic wildlife including the greatest population of West Indian flamingos in Turks and Caicos.
Finishing your trip, cruise to Providenciales, a Caribbean paradise with some of the most spectacular beaches and ocean water in the world. Take a tender ashore to Grace Bay Beach, relax in the secluded Taylor and Sapodilla Bays or investigate the turquoise lagoon of Chalk Sound National Park. On the island you will find luxurious amenities including a golf course, casino, shopping centers and excellent restaurants.