Tips & Tricks
Shipwreck Shop (42 Front Street, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten) – this retailer has 16 stores (under names like Lord & Hunter, Island Living and Boardwalk) all over the island that stock a little of everything: colorful hammocks, hand-crafted jewelry, and the local Guavaberry liqueur, but the “flagship” store on Front Street in Philipsburg has the largest […]
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 […]
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 […]
Anse des Pères (Friars Bay Beach) –– the very scenic Friars Bay Beach is a sheltered, family friendly beach in the northwest of the island. The beach is famous for its two well-known beach restaurants, Friars Bay Beach Café and Kali’s Beach Bar. By day, visitors relax by the calm waters of the Caribbean sea, […]
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.
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 […]