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Turks and Caicos

By February 3, 2021No Comments

The Grace Bay Club - Providenciales

A recent common misconception is that visitors are not allowed to travel or will not be let into other countries currently. However, throughout the past year, a large portion of the Caribbean has remained open to international travelers. Taking necessary precautions such as pre-travel testing and health questionnaires has allowed for many to still enjoy the warm breezes and clear waters while keeping locals and tourists safe. The economy of many of the island nations depends on tourism to stay afloat. One of our favorite destinations, that is perfect for any group, families, couples, or friends is Turks and Caicos. The Turks and Caicos Islands are an archipelago of 40 islands just above the Dominican Republic. When heading down to Turks and Caicos there are many islands to choose from, Grand Turk, Providenciales (Provo), North Caicos, Middle Caicos, South Caicos, or Salt Cay.

Our go-to spot is located on the island of Providenciales, with a perfect location on the 12 mile long Grace Bay Beach. The Grace Bay Club is a luxury all-suite resort with 88 oceanfront suites and villas in three separate sections. It includes an adults-only area, with an adults-only pool; the family-friendly Villa Suites, with a pool; and the uber-luxe Estate, with an exclusive pool and area reserved for Estate guests only. For a private-home experience, book a stay in The Private Villa Collection in one of six freestanding beachfront villas ranging from two to nine bedrooms, featuring luxury resort amenities.

A goal of The Grace Bay Club that they have more than attained, is to provide uninterrupted refuge, exclusivity and relaxation. The resort provides every pastime or entertainment you could possibly desire while on an island holiday. A few activities include complimentary, snorkeling, taking out Hobie Cat sailboats, lying on float mattresses, kayaking, windsurfing, taking a dip in either of the two fantastic swimming pools and 100 canopied day beds if you want to just lounge on the shore. Sailing, diving and deep-sea fishing excursions can be organized as well. The resort offers tennis, a 5,000 square foot full-service spa and fitness center and access to golf at the nearby Provo Golf and Country Club.

For dining options onsite, you have a variety of tempting choices. Iconic to the area is the Infinity Bar. “The Infiniti Bar is the longest bar in the Caribbean at 90 feet, stretching across Grace Bay Club to the shores of Grace Bay beach. It is the first infinity-edge bar in the world and features a creative menu offering tapas dishes and sexy cocktails, in addition to full restaurant service. Infiniti Bar is located adjacent to The Lounge and Infiniti Restaurant & Raw Bar, each providing a unique ambiance directly upon the shores of Grace Bay Beach.” If you are staying at The Estate, Krave is an extremely convenient option serving comfort food in a relaxed ambiance. Head to The Lounge, a contemporary and casual on-the-beach oasis. “This decidedly hip lounge is the island’s newest sensation, offering Caribbean-infused tapas dishes, a selection of martinis and tropical cocktails, sophisticated world music and front-view seating for Providenciales’ beautiful sunsets.”

Spend your days lying on the sand, sailing through light breezes, or scuba diving out at the reef. End your evening with a private candlelit beach dinner with a personally curated menu by the hotel chef. Each day your dreams will become reality. With every option or the option to simply do nothing. The amazing staff at The Grace Bay Club will make sure your stay is exceptional and exactly what you need.

Book with Santa Barbara Travel and receive these exclusive upgrades and amenities:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability (not applicable to the Private Villa Collection, Penthouses or 4 Bedroom Estate Suites)
  • Full Breakfast for all registered guests in Grill Rouge
  • $100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • For the following categories, the Resort credit is 1-Bedroom $150, 2-Bedroom $200, 3-Bedroom $250, 4-Bedroom and larger $300
  • Early check-in, 4 pm late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
*Images and referenced language provided by The Grace Bay Club and Unsplash.