Turks and Caicos Islands: Places to Explore


  • Dellis Cay

    This stunning small island, the second-to-last cay in the string of small islands between Providenciales and North Caicos, has a gorgeous sandy beach and good snorkeling; it's also a good place to search... Read more

  • Fort George Cay

    An uninhabited cay and a protected national park, Fort George Cay was once a fortified island that protected the surrounding waters from pirates. Some of the 18th-century cannons that were put in place... Read more

  • Grand Turk

    Sleepy, laid-back, lazy, and charming, Grand Turk is the kind of place that you either love or can't wait to leave. Rich in history, the island's historic buildings were made mostly from scraps of the... Read more

  • Little Water Cay

    This small, uninhabited cay is a protected area under the Turks & Caicos National Trust and just a stone's throw away from Walkin' and Leeward marinas. On a private boat, the trip takes 5 minutes... Read more

  • Middle Caicos

    At 48 square miles (124 square km) and with fewer than 300 residents, this is the largest yet least developed of the inhabited islands in the Turks and Caicos chain. A limestone ridge runs to about 125... Read more

  • North Caicos

    Thanks to abundant rainfall, this 41-square-mile (106-square-km) island is the lushest in the Turks and Caicos chain. With an estimated population of only 1,500, the expansive island allows you to get... Read more

  • Parrot Cay

    The last in a string of small islands between Providenciales and North Caicos, Parrot Cay was once a hideout for pirate Calico Jack Rackham and his lady cohorts Mary Read and Anne Bonny. The 1,000-acre... Read more

  • Pine Cay

    Pine Cay's 2½-mile-long (4-km-long) beach is among the most beautiful in the archipelago. The 800-acre private island, which is in the string of small cays between Provo and North Caicos, is home to a... Read more

  • Providenciales

    Passengers typically become silent when their plane starts its descent to the Providenciales airport, mesmerized by the shallow, crystal-clear, turquoise waters of Chalk Sound National Park. This island... Read more

  • Salt Cay

    In the 19th century the salinas of Salt Cay produced much of the world's supply of salt. More than 1,000 people lived on the island then, most employed in the salt industry, at a time when salt was as... Read more

  • South Caicos

    This 8½-square-mile (21-square-km) island with a population of only 1,400 was once an important salt producer; today it’s the heart of the country's fishing industry. You'll find long, white beaches; jagged... Read more