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5 Good Reasons To Go To Turks And Caicos

The Turks and Caicos Islands are stunning locations that offer the perfect beach holiday and excellent diving opportunities.

It is exciting to explore the cool underwater world that unfolds the mysteries of sea life. It is easy to enter this world, get used to it, and people quickly pick up many water sports and activities. There are a lot of things to try one’s hand at once you visit this beautiful, colorful, and peaceful world. There are many reasons to visit this stunning place:

We at White Villas, encourage our guests to try diving at the Turks and Caicos Islands that hide at the southern tip of Bahamian Lucayan Archipelago. While the islands with their shimmering waters and beautiful beaches are stunning, they offer a fantastic choice of diving spots as well. Take a look at five good reasons to go to the Turks and Caicos:

1. Award-Winning Beaches 

The Turks and Caicos Islands have many beaches which offer amazing places for relaxation as well as adventure sports, for divers of different levels. Grace beach is well-known as the best beach award winner by Conde Nast Traveller and TripAdvisor several times. Grand Turk, Salt Cay, and West Caicos are among the other favorite tourist beach attractions here. 

2. Spectacular  Reef  Off French Cay

With several stunning diving and snorkeling sites, it is a dream place for divers. It is also the location of the world’s third-largest barrier reef. A massive underwater plateau that rises 10,000 feet (3000m) out from the ocean floor surrounding it forms the base of the Turks and Caicos Islands.  The beach waters are an ideal diving area for the novice as well as expert divers, because of the gradual transition from the shallow water to the deeper water with spectacular coral reefs.  It has beautiful crystal clear, turquoise seawater, which makes Turks and Caicos diving a sought after tourist location.

3. At A Crow’s Flight 

The islands are ideally located; they are just two and a half hours by air from New York and a little over an hour from Miami. Apart from this, there are direct flights from various other cities such as Dallas, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Toronto, and London. This short journey time makes Turks and Caicos Islands an excellent vacation destination for many American, Canadian, and European tourists. And to top it all, American, EU, and UK citizens do not need a visa to enter these islands.

4. Excellent Weather through The Year

The weather here is superb, ranging between 80°F to 90°F round the year. The precipitation remains moderate. Hurricanes are gentle to these islands and generally pass them and move towards the Bahamas, Eastern US, or Hispaniola. The availability of sun almost throughout the year is an added attraction.

5. A Dream Location  For Water Sports

A large number of dive operators have made these islands their home, making Providenciales a favorite location for watersports like diving and kiteboarding. Tourists find other activities like snorkeling, surfboarding, stand-up-paddle boarding too enjoyable.  Smaller dive boats are almost the norm here, unlike in many other diving locations, and generally, the dive groups do not accommodate more than eight people.

You can enjoy all these benefits and more when you visit Turks and Caicos as your preferred destination for a beach vacation.  You will get a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation at these amazingly beautiful islands, just a short flight away.