In the tropics: the Turks and Caicos islands

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In the tropics: the Turks and Caicos islands
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The Turks and Caicos Islands are a coral archipelago in the heart of the Caribbean, part of the United Kingdom and made up of islands and atolls. To see the highest possible number of islands, because they are different from each other. The islets can be reached by internal flights or even better by boat, frequent the ferries that connect the North to the Middle Caicos. Here the vegetation and fauna that live in the old salt marshes and inland swamps are very rich, an ideal habitat for flamingos, herons, pelicans and more.



In Providenciales, also called Provo, most of the international flights arrive. This is where some of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the Caribbean are found.

The island of Provo offers a holiday dedicated to wellness and comfort, among luxury hotels, quality restaurants, wellness centers and golf courses, for a relaxing break away from work commitments. In the area of Grace bay to the north you can find the most enchanted beaches, where crystal clear waters and rich in corals rest on the long shores of white talc. In 2016, the beaches of Grace Bay were rated by Tripadvisor among the best in the world.

Il South of Caicos it is known for its fishing, with ports, fishing facilities and points of sale of the fish to all the islands. The lobster trade and shell processing are flourishing. In this area there are also the best coral walls suitable for diving experts and, during the winter months, it is also here that you can admire the migrations of whales.



The Great Turk Island it hosts Cockburn Town, the capital of the Turks and Caicos Islands, and is the historical center of the archipelago, enriched by buildings from the colonial age. Also from here you can reach the colors of the splendid coral reefs that surround these wonderful islands, for a snorkeling or diving.


Turks and Caicos, Grace Bay

When to go to the Turks and Caicos Islands?

With a Average annual temperature of 29 ° C the Turks and Caicos Islands enjoy a wonderful climate, with 350 sunny days a year. The most likely period in which hurricanes can occur is from early June to late November, with a higher probability between September and November. The best months to go to the Turks and Caicos Islands are from February to May.


Sea water has an average temperature of around 26 ° C on an annual basis. A constant breeze makes temperatures pleasant and well bearable even on the hottest days.

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