Fresh seafood on your plate any time you want it and powdery white sand beaches with the clearest water you’ve likely ever seen in your life. That is the Turks & Caicos Islands in a nutshell, a tropical archipelago made up of 40 pristine coral islands to the east of The Bahamas.
The Turks & Caicos Islands are known to bring paradise to the doorstep of the United States. Located within a short two-hour flight from Miami, Turks & Caicos is the place where you can find powdery white sand beaches, amazing snorkeling and diving opportunities, and extravagant resorts.
These islands are the place to have a romantic and memorable honeymoon like no other, without having to fly halfway around the world!
Picture: Grace Bay Beach, the World’s Leading Beach Destination according to the World Travel Awards.
Hardly anywhere else in the world will you find beaches so out-of-this-world beautiful. What makes beaches even better in this part of the world, is that there are just so many of them, and every experience on every island is memorable for its own reasons.
Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales frequently makes the lists of the world’s most beautiful beaches and not without good reason. Grace Bay’s calm clear blue ocean, much clearer than any ocean you’ll likely ever dip into, is extremely hard to resist. Then there’s the powdery white sand that you can slip your feet into which emphasize the fact that you really and truly are in one of the most amazing places in the world. Grace Bay’s tranquil shore will steal your heart and guarantee a honeymoon to never forget!
Expert tip: If you’re celebrating your honeymoon at Beaches Resort in Turks & Caicos, organize a romantic candle lit dinner on Grace Bay beach. Grace Bay is the perfect setting for love to be ignited. The sound of the waves, in combination with the beach lit up with nothing but moonlight and candle-lit ambiance, makes it a date night to never forget.
Though sometimes part of the fun of a romantic getaway is getting as far away from home as possible, amazing experiences can be found without having to take a long flight. For newlyweds residing in the United States, the Turks & Caicos Islands are a top pick. It takes under 2 hours to get to Turks & Caicos from Miami and there are many non-stop flight options to Providenciales from the south and east coast of the United States. Turks & Caicos is paradise, waiting on the doorstep of newlywed couples who live in the United States. Ideal for a worry-free honeymoon!
The ocean is best enjoyed in the Caribbean, and the Turks & Caicos Islands are at the top of the list in that regard. Other than dipping into the mesmerizing blues, you’ll also be able to get out on boats and enjoy some of the inhabited islands and cays.
Other fun-filled underwater activities include snorkeling, whale watching, conch diving, and even exploring abandoned shipwrecks.
Want to have a closer look at the beautiful reefs? PADI® certified guests of Beaches Turks & Caicos can dive for free (including professional equipment, max. two tanks a day per guest). Not PADI® certified yet? Get certified together at an additional cost while on your honeymoon and dive the rest of your stay for free. A unique experience for the both of you!
Picture: Beaches Turks & Caicos is an amazing all-inclusive resort located on Grace Bay beach.
All-inclusive resorts are the way to go when on honeymoon, as it takes away the stress that can come with having to figure out every detail (cost included), as you go along. Getaways are just better when you can drink unlimited cocktails on a gorgeous beach, without having to worry about the bill at the end of the day.
Forget what you think you know about all-inclusive vacations, Beaches Resort in Turks & Caicos takes things to the next level with 21 amazing gourmet restaurants (all included, all unlimited!), 15 bars including swim-up bars serving unlimited premium brand (alcoholic) beverages, spectacular day and night entertainment, land and water sports, a waterpark with a lazy river, free-to-use stocked minibars and Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks wines in every suite and lots more!
Caribbean sunsets are truly like no other. Mixed in with the feel-good and relaxed atmosphere of the region, the sunsets in Turks & Caicos really give a sense that things are exactly as they should be. It’s like walking into a colorful painting.
While in the Turks & Caicos Islands, make some time for a couple sunset walks down Grace Bay Beach, with the direction towards a fruity, tropical rum-infused cocktail at the bar afterwards. Prepare for some spectacular photographs!
Picture: Sky Lounge at Beaches Turks & Caicos, a rooftop restaurant featuring exquisite cuisine, spirits and vistas of Grace Bay.
No shortage of romantic breakfast, lunch and dining options near Grace Bay! Try Coco Bistro which is a good choice for off-rsesort gourmet dining. For something a little more casual and lively, try Ricky’s on the beach, Bugaloo’s, or Da Conch Shack – you won’t have issues finding these spots as they’re quite popular with locals. Local specialties are available at these restaurants, including cracked conch, jerk chicken, and more. Other than these, there are many more local spots you can explore.
Staying at all-inclusive resort Beaches Turks & Caicos? Every night is date night! All 21 gourmet restaurants on-property are high-quality and guests can order as much food and drinks as they want. Don’t be shy to ask for double portions. Favorites among honeymooners include breakfast at the Sky rooftop restaurant with an amazing view over Grace Bay beach, the ‘out of this world’ taco station for lunch at Arizona’s, entertaining Hibachi-style dinner at Kimonos, the sushi at Soy, Indian cuisine at Bombay and last but not least, the mouth-watering Caribbean cuisine at Sapodillas. Check out all 21 restaurants on property (they’re all included).
Keen for a relaxing couples massage on the beach? You’ll find no shortage of spa facilities in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. Beaches’ Red Lane® Spa even won several awards, including the World Spa Award in 2019. You’ll find the Red Lane® Spa exclusively at Sandals and Beaches Resorts. Recommended treatments to book during your stay: the 'Scents of Love' Couples Massage, the Tropical Glow Facial, the Green Coffee Wrap and the ‘Night Blooming Jasmine’ Massage.
Expert tip: Book a couples massage early on in your honeymoon so you immediately sink in the right state of mind. This way you also minimize the chance of getting sunburned before your treatment.
Generally speaking, the atmosphere in the Turks & Caicos is laid back, but there’s lots of exciting things to get up to. Take a picture with the beautiful Rock Iguanas in Half Moon Bay, explore inhabited cays and untouched beaches, go on a Sunset Catamaran Cruise with a DJ and enjoy tropi-cool cocktails, or go for a romantic horse riding adventure on the beach and in the waters.
The Turks & Caicos Islands are among the best diving destinations in the world, much due to the abundance of fish species to be spotted, coral of all types healthy and thriving, and so much more. Mellow things out once you’re all adventured out, with some cold drinks out on the balcony back at your honeymoon suite, and later, a candlelit bath for two.
Do you love water sports or just want to do something completely out of your element during your honeymoon? Try out water sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, kayaking, waterskiing, tubing, paddle boarding, and so much more.
Tip: Try out paddle boarding on the calm turquoise waters with your significant other. It’s more challenging than it looks, but very relaxing and fun! Check whether paddleboards and kayaks are provided by your resort.
As you take in the sights and sounds of Turks and Caicos, consider paying the Potcake Rescue Center located on Providenciales Island a visit. This shelter is home to rescue dogs in need of care. Even if you don’t plan on adopting for the longer term, you can stop by to pet or take one of the dogs for a walk, or even to donate to the center which is run entirely by volunteers.
Want to find out what else there is to do during your honeymoon in Turks & Caicos? Read ‘59 Amazing Things To Do In Turks & Caicos’ to get a better idea of what a getaway in the tropics could look like. One thing is for sure: you won’t have to be bored!
For some honeymooners, the lure of the Turks & Caicos Islands has to do with the fact that so many of the offerings of the islands revolve around finding peace of mind, and overall taking a break to regain balance, by enjoying one of the luxurious honeymoon suites at one of the all-inclusive resorts located among the group of islands.
Even though most of the time a vacation of this nature revolves around relaxation and living a laid-back lifestyle, you won’t have to completely leave your fitness regimen behind as you sink into the luxury and bliss of an all-inclusive honeymoon.
If you worked hard getting into shape for your wedding day, it would be a waste to let that go when on your honeymoon. Some all-inclusive resorts in Turks & Caicos offer state-of-the-art gym equipment, group fitness and yoga classes, and more. Beaches Resorts’ beach body programs are highly enjoyable, and the post workout treatments (which make room for self-indulging) are even more so. Fitness activities at Beaches are complimentary for guests and have great variety, so you’re bound to find something that fits neatly into your honeymoon schedule.
The Turks & Caicos Islands really were created with love in mind. The islands are so gorgeous, and so unique, that you’re bound to enter any union on these shores with a refreshed perspective and inspired to start your life with the one you love on just the right note. A honeymoon in Turks & Caicos will be a honeymoon to remember for a lifetime.
Want to splurge on a once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon on Grace Bay Beach? Consider booking a Seaside Luxury Villa Suite with Butler Elite Service. This Villa Suite comes with a fully stocked in-room wet bar with premium liquors, Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks varietal wines and local beer - all unlimited, all free of use.
The spa-style bathroom hosts an Adrian tub with a separate rain head walk-in shower. The suite comes with chauffeur driven private luxury car airport transfers, private VIP in-room check-in & 24-hour room service.
Upon arrival you will be provided with a butler phone, which you can use to summon your butler whenever you wish. Get your favorite hors d'oeuvres, gourmet food and premium brand (alcoholic) drinks served at the swimming pool, the beach or in your room from any of the 21 restaurants on-property. It’s all included in your stay.