South Caicos

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The island of South Caicos is one of the best places in the Turk and Caicos Islands for water sports. It is known the world over for it’s beautiful reefs and wonderful fishing. One of the smallest islands in this chain, South Caicos is also a great place to come and relax or party the night away. If you are looking for a getaway that is off the beaten tropical island path, then South Caicos is the right way to go.

Water Sports
Due to the wonderful reefs that surround the island, many students from all over the world come here to study marine life and biology as well as the biology of the reef itself. So, South Caicos is a meca for those who love to reef dive and snorkel. If swimming with marine life along beautiful stretches of coast line is something you love as well, here is the perfect island to do it on! Fishing is also a main water sport here as well, with plenty of tours and guides offering deep sea fishing, bone fishing, and just fishing in general, you can find what tickles your fancy here in South Caicos.

Island Diversity
At the turn of the century, South Caicos was known for it’s salt industry. It was also known as a haven for some of the most infamous pirates of the era! While diving around the island waters, you can still see some of the old ballasts and other items that were thrown overboard when boats approached the island to pick up their haul of salt. There are many different stories about sailors and pirates floating around the island, so be sure to catch up on some of them before you head home!

Activities
Not only are the waters here full of life, there are also many things to do around the island itself. You can find great places to party and dance the night away, or you can take it a little easier and spend the day exploring the towns and lands of the island. Many photographers come here to take thousands of pictures of native life on South Caicos, as well as stop in at some of the world famous restaurants that offer some of the best sea food that you’ve ever eaten! There are also plenty of tours around the island that can guide you to the best spots for sightseeing or photography, so be sure to check around for these guided tours.

Charming People And Beautiful Landscapes At South Caicos

Charming People And Beautiful Landscapes At South Caicos

The little island of South Caicos is the smallest of the Turks and Caicos islands. Located just south of the Bahamas, the waters of South Caicos are so abundant in diverse marine life, making it a popular spot for diving and fishing. In fact, the island is frequented by students around the world who wish to study marine biology as well as reef ecology.
South Caicos has seen a colorful history, evident in magnificent historical and cultural landmarks in the charming town of Cockburn Harbor. The friendly community of just over 1,000 take pride in many events held on the island [...]