The TCI ‘Race for the Conch EcoSwim’ 2013 is back!!

Preparations are underway for the 4th annual “Race for the Conch” Eco-SeaSwim set for Saturday morning July 6, 2013. The charity event takes place on the beach in front of Ricky’s Flamingo Cafe and will feature 1 mile, 2.4 mile swim races and a 100 meter Children’s Swim. Event participation from Provo and abroad continues to grow, and this […]

Fabulous ecotourism article by Turks & Caicos resident, S. Kaufmann

ECOTOURISM IN TCI By Sara J. Kaufmann Eco-tourism is participating in ecologically sustainable activities, which ideally bring benefit to the local ecosystem. Turks and Caicos Islands has set aside over 33% of its entire land and sea regions for preservation purposes: National Parks, Natures Reserves, Sanctuaries and Protected Areas. The world’s largest biodiversity saltwater wetland […]

Balancing Act: Stand-up Paddling in Turks & Caicos

 by David K. Gibson/Courtesy Caribbean Travel & Life Photo by: Thinkstock The first rule of boating, at least as it was taught to me, is sit down. In stand-up paddle boarding — better known as stand-up paddling, or SUP — sitting is what you’re supposed to stop doing. And I’m having a hard time with that. […]

Turks & Caicos Ecotourism

Turks and Caicos is a radiantly beautiful island nation in the Caribbean, rich in natural vibrancy and outdoor allure. While it offers a luxurious range of accommodations and upscale dining opportunities, many guests travel to the islands specifically to experience the ecotourism. Whether you’re interested in rustic adventures free from the trappings of modern technology or a day trip […]

Ecotourism in Turks & Caicos

Turks and Caicos is a true Caribbean gem. A paradise calling for you to explore, it promises both the pinnacle of relaxation and outstanding nature adventures, sure to hold a special place in your heart. Ecotourism is a huge draw to this stunning island destination, inspiring environmental sustainability and socially responsible travel – experience any […]

Stand Up Paddling and Big Blue Unlimited in TCI

I am always delighted when a visitor to our shores shares something new with us about TCI.  In the wonderful article below from Caribbean Travel +Life, author David K. Gibson shares his stand-up paddling (who knew?!) adventure in Providenciales with Big Blue. In the Turks and Caicos, a fair-weather water-sports enthusiast attempts stand-up paddling — and […]

Birdwatching in Turks and Caicos

There are so many things you can do in the Turks and Caicos Islands that you’ll have trouble fitting them all in! One of the more popular activities is birdwatching. The inland marshes and salt ponds that populate TCI make for great feeding grounds for migratory and resident birds alike. There are about 201 species […]