Central + South America Turks + Caicos Islands Beautiful beaches. Immaculate private resorts. World class diving. If you are dreaming about fine white sand and crystal clear turquoise waters, then the Turks and Caicos Islands will not disappoint. A group of 41 islands and cays, surrounded by pristine coral reef located at the end of the Bahamian archipelago. The islands’ beaches are ranked in the top 10 throughout the world. With their rich marine flora and fauna and laid back population, it is a perfect destination for couples, honeymooners, families and groups of friends. How can cazenove+loyd make a holiday to the turks+caicos islands special? Not only will we find the right beach hideaway for you, but we also have access to private houses that can be rented on their own or with their own chefs and staff. We have plenty to keep you occupied during your stay such as boat charters, paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkelling and diving, cave trips and mountain biking. If you are feeling particularly adventurous, then we can arrange for you to visit one of the other islands such as Middle Caicos, North Caicos and even Grand Turk. These islands are not just a destination, they are an adventure. Stories Places to Stay Highlights Location Stories As every one of the holidays we create is truly tailor-made, all of our clients come back with different and interesting stories. We love to hear from our clients on their return to find out about their most memorable moments. Our Destination Experts are also always travelling to our extraordinary destinations and every trip allows us to refine and add value to our clients' future experiences. MY FIRST TIME IN THE CARIBBEAN When the chance to go to the beautiful but little known Turks & Caicos Islands came up, Emily Paul jumped at the opportunity. Emily recounts her memories of the sensational seascapes and perfect snorkelling conditions in the Caribbean. Find out more DIVING INTO THE BLUE long with beautiful beaches, the Turks and Caicos islands are home to an extensive and pristine coral reef abundant in tropical flora and fauna along with a host of other marine life; making it one of the best places to dive in the world. Mark Parrish, environmentalist and owner of Big Blue Unlimited tells of the excitement and allure of the unknown when diving and descending to the spectacular coral reef. Find out more Places to Stay At cazenove+loyd, we have no vested interest in the hotels, lodges, boats, trains and tented camps which we select. We only choose what is right for a particular client. We visit each destination in our three regions on a regular basis and have detailed conversations with our clients on their return so our choices are continually refined. Here are just four c+l reviews. This is by no means a prescriptive list, but hints at what we look for and value in places to stay. Amanyara The Aman collection has brought their ultra-luxurious touch of the Orient to the edge of the Caribbean Sea.This is unfussy carefully crafted luxury at its best. The infinity pool is lorded over by linen wrapped sofa beds and the main buildings have been aligned to appear as if floating on the surrounding reflecting pools. Aman resorts have left their trademark stamp on this property in the design and service whereby privacy, individuality and personal attention are of their upmost priority. Find out more Parrot Cay by COMO Parrot Cay by COMO is without a doubt one of the Caribbean’s finest and most exclusive private island sanctuaries, offering a thousand acres of pure escapism, accessible only by speedboat. The private villas have lap pools, optimum privacy and butler service. Once a wild, uninhabited island, Parrot Cay is now a shimmering wellness retreat attracting honeymooners, families and Hollywood’s A-list celebrities. COMO has brought Asia to the Caribbean and it is every bit as minimalist chic as you’d expect from a COMO property. Find out more Highlights For over 20 years we have been creating the best luxury tailor-made holidays, we know our countries inside and out and really know how to get under the skin of each one and the best way to experience them. A private picnic on the beach The Turks and Caicos Islands, without a doubt, are home to some of the most stunning white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters in the world. This British Overseas Territory is a beach lover’s dream as only 8 of the 40 islands in this area are inhabited. Therefore the opportunities for a deserted beach escape are endless. Find out more Spectacular Diving Along with the beautiful beaches the Turks and Caicos are so famous for, the islands are also surrounded by one of the most extensive coral reef systems in the world (65 miles across and 200 miles long). As a result they are ranked as one of the top 10 destinations for diving in the world. Find out more Location We know Turks + Caicos Islands better than most. The possibilities are endless and ever-changing. On the map below, we have plotted some of our current favourite places to stay, some c+l highlights and a few pertinent client stories. And you can see if there is a team member travelling in that particular country and link through to them and what they are up to, so you can get them to call you on their return. Best time to visit Turks + Caicos Islands Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Best time to go The best time to visit is between November and June. For a beach holiday and particularly for divers, it is about as perfect as it gets with average temperatures of 28 degrees C. Combines very well with Miami for an excellent combination of a buzzing nightlife, shopping and art scene followed or preceded by a more remote beach flop. Meet the Team Central + South America Johnny Milly Chris Sarah We'd love to hear from you Our well travelled Destination Experts have extensive first hand knowledge of their destinations and can open doors that others simply can’t.