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Downtown Providenciales

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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This place is gorgeous. That's all I can say. If you like tropics then this should be top of your holiday destination list. White sand and turquoise water filled with corals. Very clean place, friendly residents.

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you go to "downtown" Providenciales, all you will find is a couple of short blocks of shopping and restaurants. Good choices of shops, so you will definitely find souvenirs here. There is a nice ice cream shoppe, very upscale, but be prepared to pay $15-$20 for a sundae. There is a lot of street parking and a couple of... More

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Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
35 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We have traveled a lot & most places have a large area to shop for your trinkets to take home. We were surprised that there is one main area to shop on the island called The Saltmills. You won't find any bargains here either. Our resort actually told us about a "market" place where you can get your t-shirts, etc.... More

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Pierz, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

My husband & I took our 3 kids (ages 9, 8 & 4 years old) to Turks and Caicos for our winter vacation. I researched professional photographers before we left and after speaking to a few of them via email, I chose Ileana with ATTIMI Photography to take family picutures for us. She was very warm, patient, fun, creative, smart,... More

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Long Island, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Wonderful 2 bedroom house with endless pool, beautiful view of silly creek 2 kayaks and all the accomodations one could ask for in this adorable home. Staff were wonderful.

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Chicago, Illinois
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We went to the Gourmet Grocery every single day of our trip to Turks and Caicos. Although the prices are rather high, buying breakfast foods (cereal, milk, fruits, etc.) and lunch foods (deli sandwiches, microwave meals, etc.) made using this grocery store a great alternative to spending a lot of cash on meals at the local restaurants. I highly recommend... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Our family went to Turks and Caicos Islands to visit friends and we had the most incredible photo shoot done by Ileana. It was fabulous!!! We had so much fun, she made us all feel so relaxed and the special moments she captured are memories for life. We have the photos all over our house and can't wait to go... More

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Monroe, Louisiana
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Regrettably, I have flown into and out of Provo many times but have never spent the night there. The people are friendly and live on "island time" so don't get in a hurry to do anything, just chill out and enjoy the beautiful island with sugar fine white beaches. One perk of being a "Capitan" of a private jet is... More

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New Jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

If this is your first trip to Turks & Caicos beware of the Air Port Departure! The Providenciales Air Port is both small and very hot. Check-in lines are usually long and slow moving as well. Get to the air port early as seating is limited in the terminal. Also I would recommend eating before heading off to the air... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We were lucky to visit on a beautiful sunny day so the views were spectacular. The visitor experience is undermined a little by the long queues and facilities which feel quite old

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