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Would you recommend Turks and Caicos for a honeymoon?

Would you recommend Turks and Caicos for a honeymoon?

Old Dec 19th, 2011, 10:58 AM
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Would you recommend Turks and Caicos for a honeymoon?

My girlfriend is sold on the place. I am up for anything. Just wondering the pros and cons of Turks and Caicos. Also any other suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old Dec 19th, 2011, 11:45 AM
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Provo is pretty hilly green nice food beaches diving fairly
touristed little adventures.Great for HM to eat and lay around
snorkel dive.Grace Bay Club my fav there. www.jademountain.com
more spectacularprivateplunge pools. Party more adventure www.rockhousehotel.com at good price points.

Congrats!
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Old Dec 19th, 2011, 11:59 AM
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Hard to say without knowing any more about you or your travel preferences. When will you be going? Where are you traveling from? What would you like to do on your honeymoon? What is your budget? Etc.

Provo is a perfectly lovely destination with a spectacular beach (I suggested it to my sister for her honeymoon, and she loved it), but if we knew more about you, we might be able to suggest something even better.
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Old Dec 19th, 2011, 02:19 PM
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It depends on what you're looking for. Grace Bay Beach is breathtaking, great water activities, good restaurants, a nice place to chill. Not much for shopping or nightlife.

I would recommend for a honeymoon if that is the take of atmosphere you are looking for. I would also suggest that that summer months would be a little warmer.
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Old Dec 20th, 2011, 04:37 AM
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It will be in June> We just want a place to relax by the beach. We are not snorklers or scuba divers. We just want to relax, have some drinks, nice dinners. Go swimming in crystal clear water.
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Old Dec 20th, 2011, 05:37 AM
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We spent our honeymoon on Provo and have been back many times. We love the location of The Somerset Resort or The Regent Palms and have stayed at both. Both have excellent dining options and you can walk to many others for excellent restaurant choices. In June I'd say Somerset would have less children but, both resorts would give you beautiful suites, relaxation and that wonderful long 12 mile beach!
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Old Dec 20th, 2011, 08:52 AM
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I think T&C fits the description of what you're looking for very well. The beach is gorgeous, and the restaurants we visited in November were really good. We stayed at West Bay Club in a 1-bedroom oceanfront condo, which was really luxurious and quiet. Some days we were one of three couples on the beach in front of our hotel. However, The Hotel Gansevoort is just next door if you crave people, a good bar, or more of a "scene." Have a great time!
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Old Dec 21st, 2011, 03:11 AM
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I think Turks would make a terrific honeymoon. Not a bad place to stay, and some ultra luxurious ones too. The restaurant settings are made for romance. You can even have a table set up ON the beach with tiki torches. There best way to celebrate (although expensive but special) you can have an excursion company take you by boat to your own little cay(like a small uninhabited island) with food, drinks lounge chairs umbrellas, talk about romantic!
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Old Dec 21st, 2011, 06:32 AM
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Todd,
"We are not snorklers or scuba divers. We just want to relax, have some drinks, nice dinners. Go swimming in crystal clear water."

If thats what you are looking for, then Provo is an excellent choice. Stay at a nice place ON Grace Bay
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Old Dec 21st, 2011, 12:21 PM
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The Turks and Caicos islands are absolutely beautiful! You should both go and stay there for a couple of days. When I went, I stayed at The Alexandra Resort and Spa where I would get mt spa treatments and then go lounge out by the beach for the day. They have beautiful accommodations and you need to try out the Mango Reef restaurant, it is delicious!
I posted a link for the Honeymoon packages!
http://www.alexandraresort.com/rates.../packages.html
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Old Dec 24th, 2011, 01:29 PM
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Turks and Caicos sounds perfect for a romantic Honeymoon.
You can take long romantic walks on the beach and dip your feet into the amazing turqoise water. Many nice resorts on Grace Bay Beach that are condo-style resorts either with full services or those that are self-catering(no on sight restaurants nor water sports equipment provided).
I would think a resort like one of these would be perfect for a Honeymoon:
The Somerset - amazing architecture and vibe to this property
Regent Palms - fantastic suites and services (spa) on property
Point Grace - quiet property located on the point
Any of these would be really nice for your special getaway.
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