The Turks and Caicos are a collection of islands in the West Indies. Since there are numerous islands, 40 in total, there is a lot to see on a trip here. Nobody lives in 32 islands of the chain, so tourists have an opportunity to see the Caribbean in a state unaltered by development. However, those looking for luxury and cosmopolitan living will find it on the island of Providenciales. As is the case with most Caribbean islands, there is also plenty of water recreation for the tireless adventurer.
Since there is so much to see on the Turks and Caicos, people often make several trips. However, tourists staying long enough to island hop will find a variety of transportation options. Individual islands can be reached by airplane, boat, or ferry.
Most vacationers stay in Providenciales while visiting the islands. There are numerous hotels, services, night clubs, restaurants, and prime scuba diving spots on this island. Large crowds can also be found on Grand Turk since it is the location of a cruise liner port.
The green tropical forests, idyllic villages, and numerous caves are located on North and Middle Caicos. While here, tourists can observe flamingos in their natural habitat and hike amongst the tropical flowers.
South Caicos is an ideal to fish for marlins and shellfish, but before boarding a boat, tourists can spend time walking around the famous Cockburn Harbor. This is also a great place for privacy since there are many sheltered beaches.
World class luxury can also be enjoyed on the Turks and Caicos. 5 star resorts frequented by movie stars are located on Pine and Parrot Cay.
More resorts and hotels of the same quality are also being built on the formerly undeveloped West Caicos and other cays throughout the chain.