The breathtaking destination of Turks & Caicos is the perfect choice for a stylish and truly rejuvenating vacation for Fall break this year. With its pristine beaches, turquoise waters and luxurious resorts, this Caribbean paradise offers an irresistible combination of relaxation, adventure and indulgence. One of the best parts is how accessible these islands are. Direct flights out of Liberty International allow for you to be transported from crisp, cold weather to this tropical haven in just a few hours.
Turks & Caicos is renowned for its pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, attracting beach enthusiasts from around the world. Grace Bay Beach, consistently ranked among the world's top beaches, stretches for 12 miles along the coast of Providenciales Island. Here, visitors can relax on powdery white sands, take leisurely strolls along the shore or dive into the calm and inviting waters for snorkeling and swimming. You’ll be able to bask in the sun, immerse yourself in the serene surroundings and rejuvenate your soul.
For those seeking more adventure, Turks offers an array of water sports and activities. Some of the best diving and snorkeling spots in the Caribbean allow visitors to explore vibrant coral reefs, encounter marine life and witness the mesmerizing underwater world. Kiteboarding, paddleboarding and kayaking are also popular options for those looking to enjoy the turquoise waves.
A wide range of luxurious resorts and spas cater to every need and desire. From boutique hotels to lavish resorts, you can choose your ideal accommodation style. These establishments offer world-class amenities, including private villas, infinity pools, beachfront access and gourmet dining experiences. We've included some of our favorites, with one being more luxurious than the next. You can't go wrong at any of these stylish yet relaxing resorts.
1. Seven Stars Resort & Spas
This luxury resort nestled in the heart of Providenciales offers unparalleled views, warm hospitality and fantastic service. With 115 elegant and spacious suites overlooking the pristine Grace Bay Beach, Seven Stars boasts a rejuvenating spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, adult and family pools, water sports and beachside cabanas. Beach attendants spoil you with cool drinks, ice-cold towels and refreshing surprises. Don’t-miss eateries include fine-dining at Seven and a more laid-back vibe at The Deck, which is perched on the ocean. The Farm restaurant is brand-new and offers fresh, vegetable-forward dishes with ingredients grown onsite at their hydroponic farm. A large breakfast buffet is complimentary. It’s the perfect destination for either a family trip or a private getaway for two. sevenstarsgracebay.com; 866-570-7777.
2. Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos
The newest addition to the lineup of luxury resorts on Grace Bay is the Ritz-Carlton, with its sleek industrial-looking towers that have some Turks purists shaking their heads. But as soon as you step foot in the grand lobby you’ll find everything a Ritz stands for: meticulous service, gorgeous grounds, beautiful rooms, great restaurants and lots of fun activities. Guests love everything about this swanky resort and keep coming back for more. The resort offers 182 guest rooms and suites with breathtaking views, four restaurants, oceanside spa, casino, live entertainment, two pools including one for adults only, beach biminis (fancy shaded beach chairs), pool lounge cabanas, fitness classes, nonmotorized water sports, sailing lessons, snorkeling trips, sunset sails on the Lady Grace catamaran, kids club, and the Club Lounge for an even higher level of attention. ritzcarlton.com; 649-339-2222.
Amanyara is a secluded oasis set on the western shore of Providenciales that epitomizes barefoot luxury. This exclusive sanctuary harmoniously blends contemporary design with its natural surroundings, boasting just 56 pavilions and private villas offering stunning ocean views. Guests are pampered with unparalleled amenities, including infinity pools, personal villa hosts and an award-winning spa, ensuring an unforgettable experience. Adventure seekers can explore the crystal-clear waters with snorkeling and scuba-diving excursions, while the resort's pristine beach invites relaxation and tranquility. With world-class dining options, nature walks and yoga pavilions, Amanyara presents an idyllic escape for those seeking serenity, seclusion and ultimate indulgence. aman.com.
4. The Shore Club
This luxury resort is perfectly situated on the edge of the calm and quiet Long Bay Beach. Elegant villas and suites, four pools, four restaurants, two bars and the Dune Spa come together to create a sumptuous experience that offers a more private feel while still remaining family-friendly. You can take the resort shuttle to their sister properties for dinner or more active beach activities on Grace Bay, but you’ll love returning to the peace and serenity of The Shore Club at the end of your day. theshoreclubtc.com; 649-339-8000.