With the motto "Beautiful by Nature," it's no wonder that Turks and Caicos's tourism focuses on the islands' quiet, natural beauty. A 37-mile chain of islands, Turks and Caicos radiates a particular Caribbean-ness, with dreamy blue waters, golden beaches, excellent snorkeling and bioluminescent glow worms lighting up the water at night. We've found just the spot to stay for almost every kind of traveler, so whether you're planning a romantic getaway or want to take the kids along, Oyster has a hotel for you. Check them out below!
-- Jane Reynolds, Oyster.com
Its remote location on the point of the beautiful, 12-mile Grace Bay beach makes this hotel the perfect place for couples to escape. Property highlights include a lovely, tranquil pool, personal beachfront service, a small but spectacular spa and one of the Providenciales' most romantic dinner spots. <a href="http://www.oyster.com/turks-and-caicos/hotels/point-grace/" target="_hplink"><strong>See more great pics of Point Grace.</strong></a>
Not only does the hotel have a large pool, free water sports (like sailing and kayaking) and two lighted tennis courts, the excellent kids club includes a large playground and a clubhouse filled with toys, video games, a pool table and a dress-up closet. <a href="http://www.oyster.com/turks-and-caicos/hotels/seven-stars-resort/" target="_hplink"><strong>See more great pics of Seven Stars Resort.</strong></a>
Located on the beach, Alexandra's Mango Reef restaurant specializes in fresh seafood and Caribbean flavors, and is known throughout Turks and Caicos for its beachside dining and affordable plates (for the area). <a href="http://www.oyster.com/turks-and-caicos/hotels/the-alexandra-resort-and-spa/" target="_hplink"><strong> See more great pics of The Alexandra Resort and Spa.</strong></a>
Accessed via a 30-minute boat ride from Providenciales, this 1,000-acre all-inclusive resort on a private island is the definition of tranquility. With an incredible infinity-edge pool, world-renowned COMO Shambhala spa, waterfront Balinese-style villas, doting service and more than three miles of pristine beaches, it's easily one of the most luxurious options in the Caribbean. <a href="http://www.oyster.com/turks-and-caicos/hotels/parrot-cay-and-como-shambhala-retreat/" target="_hplink"> <strong>See more great pics of Parrot Cay.</strong></a>
Located at the center of Grace Bay, the 114-room Sands at Grace Bay offers solid amenities -- a fitness center, a nice restaurant, two pools and a long stretch of oceanfront -- at attractive rates. <a href="http://www.oyster.com/turks-and-caicos/hotels/sands-at-grace-bay/" target="_hplink"> <strong>See more great pics of the Sands at Grace Bay.</strong></a>
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