Grand Turk

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The main island of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Grand Turk is a visitor’s paradise. When you come to visit, you will be taken back in time, to a slower, laid back, early century feel that will encompass you and ease your daily worries away. Although Grand Turk is only 6 miles long and barely a mile wide, there are so many wonderful beaches and culture here to enjoy! Grand Turk was founded by salt traders in the late 1700’s, who left donkeys, cattle, and horses here, which still thrive today and roam the island.

Water Sports
Grand Turk offers some great water sports for you to enjoy on your stay. Rated one of the top 10 best places to dive in the world, this small island can offer any diver a great experience that they will never forget. Some of the local companies provide diving tours so be sure to inquire with them to find out where they offer tours and how many you can fit in a day! From diving to snorkeling to swimming, you can always have a great time playing in the warm ocean waters that surround Grand Turk. But, there are many other water sports to enjoy while here, including: fishing, sailing, and swimming with marine life.

Island Diversity
Grand Turk is part of the Caribbean and has a wonderfully rich and laid back culture for those who call it home. You can visit the Turks and Caicos National Museum to learn more about the short history of this island, and the others that surround it. While here, you will learn all about the island and the history of it, including the oldest European shipwreck in the world, the “Molasses Reef Wreck”.

Activities
During the summer months, Grand Turk becomes a wonderful party place. There is an annual fishing tournament that brings people from all over the world to try their hand at fishing for the prize! You can also enjoy dancing and music, dining, sports, museums, and historical sites while on vacation here on Grand Turk.

Fun In The Waters Of Grand Turk

Fun In The Waters Of Grand Turk

If you are planning a vacation to the Turks and Caicos area, then be sure to check out the island of Grand Turk. Touted as one of the most peaceful and secluded in the region, Grand Turk is the perfect getaway no matter what you enjoy doing. With plenty of activity and lots of opportunity for relaxation, though, it may be difficult to decide what to do first. Luckily, some of the information below should help you along the way.
While lounging on the beach, drinking margaritas, and listening to local music is undoubtedly relaxing and nice, there is a lot [...]