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Sobre Santa Lucía

Saint Lucia is a volcanic island in the eastern Caribbean (covering an area of 617 square kilometers) which was initially discovered by French colonists, which named the island after Saint Lucy of Syracuse. The French made the first permanent European settlement there in 1643. However, the island changed hands constantly between French and British control […]

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Middle Caicos

Middle Caicos — The largest of the islands, Middle Caicos is 48 square miles of natural beauty. There are 3 settlements on the island, Conch Bar, Bambarra and Lorimers with a population of about 275. The coastline around ‘Middle’ is more dramatic than that of the other islands; especially on the north shore, where there […]

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North Caicos

North Caicos — North Caicos, located 12 miles northeast of Providenciales,  is the lushest of all the islands because of the abundant rainfall.  The population is around 1,400 (residents mainly live in the settlements of Bottle Creek Village, Whitby, Kew and Sandy Point).  Bottle Creek Village borders a lagoon on the northeast of the island, […]

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Salt Cay

Salt Cay –  Salt Cay got its name from the salt mining activity here that goes back to the late 1600s.  From the proud olden wind mills that guard the mournful Salinas, to the stately White House which is still owned and preserved by descendants of the original Salt Rakers, Salt Cay has an interesting […]

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Grand Turk

Grand Turk —  Grand Turk is the capital island of the Turks and Caicos, its historical heartbeat, and home to a state of the art luxury cruise ship harbor. Christopher Columbus first made landfall here on his initial voyage to the Americas in 1492. Cockburn Town is the center piece of the island with a […]

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Providenciales

Providenciales – this island, known by many as “Provo”, has an area of just 38 miles, and happens to be the most developed island in Turks & Caicos.  Most international flights arrive at the Providenciales International Airport (PLS).  Its beautiful white sand beaches have received accolades from Conde’ Nast magazine and by the World Travel […]

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About Turks & Caicos

The Turks and Caicos islands, which were said to have been discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492, were claimed by several European powers before the British secured control of them.  The islands were never actually settled until the late 1600s, when a group of Bermudian salt collectors established a foothold there.  Loyalists leaving the newly-born […]

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Buck Island Reef National Park

Buck Island Reef National Park (off of St. Croix) – this is another eco-tourist destination. This one happens to be on an uninhabited island that has its own underwater national park (the only one in the world). Divers can discover vivid elkhorn coral reefs, 250 species of tropical fish, marine plants and rock grottoes. This […]

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Coki Beach

Coki Beach (East End, St. Thomas 00802) – located right next to Coral World Marine Park, this is one of St. Thomas’ popular beaches and is considered a “must see” spot on the island. Along with swimming and sunbathing, diving is another major pursuit at Coki Beach (especially given the beautiful tropical fish that divers […]

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Christiansted Market

Christiansted Market (Company Street, St. Croix) – this is a major shopping center in St. Croix – offering a range of goods, from souvenirs to fine jewelry