Tips & Tricks
West Caicos — reputed to have the most beautiful diving spots in Turks and Caicos, West Caicos is a 9 square mile island that is virtually uninhabited. However, it is being developed as the future home of the most exclusive Ritz Carlton community in the world.
Baywalk Shopping Mall (Baywalk Shopping Centre, Rodney Bay) – this shopping center has over 80 stores, some of which are major international retailers, such as Benetton, Nine West, Hugo Boss, US Polo, Mac and others. That, along with Western Union, cell phone providers Digicel and Lime, as well as fast food eateries, a casino, a […]
East Caicos — this is an uninhabited island, but is large in size (18 square miles). Swamps and mangroves cover a majority of the island. One can find the highest point of the islands here. There is a splendid 17 mile beach on this island’s north coast – which is usually only used by sea […]
Anse Cochon (off West Coast Road – 5 km south of Anse la Raye) – this dark-sand beach (a 30 minute drive south of Castries), is located in front of Ti Kaye Village. It can be reached the short way (by boat), or the long way (through Ti Kaye’s mile-long road). These waters are part […]
Apsara (Anse Chastanet, Soufriere) – this restaurant serves dishes with both Indian and Caribbean influences, such as mulligatawny soup with cumin yogurt or vegetable samosas, coconut-chili king prawns, pork vindaloo, tandoori-roasted salmon, as well as lamb chops, chicken, and lobster. Its unique desserts include seamoss-flavored kulfi (Indian-style ice cream) and something called “Apsara’s Temptation” (tandoori-baked […]
Balenbouche Estate (Choiseul) — a unique 70-acre plantation “eco-lodge” set within a fascinating historical landscape, Balenbouche Estate is located on the southwest corner of the island, between the Hewanorra International airport in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia’s second largest town (20 minute drive), and the town of Soufriere (30 minute drive). Several secluded beaches are also […]