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Coral Gardens on Grace Bay
3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   Penn's Rd | Grace Bay, Providenciales   |  
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“Great Stay!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We really enjoyed our first visit to Provo and our stay at Coral Gardens. We upgraded to better room after our first night and were very pleased. Matthew the manager was very helpful. The location is great, especially for first time visitors. It is in the center of Grace Bay so it is convenient to different ends of the island. The snorkeling was good and right off the beach. Jerome on the beach is so nice and helpful. We enjoyed having Somewhere Cafe on property, but you probably need to rent a car if you stay there. We did a snorkel trip and they picked us up right off the beach. Overall a wonderful stay-we hope to return!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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English first
Morristown, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The friendly reception from Robin got us off to a great start!! They upgraded us to and ocean view suite with no additional expense. Our suite was beautiful, spacious, clean and comfortable. Grounds and housekeeping staff were hardworking, attentive and friendly. We especially liked greeting Jerome on the beach each morning when we arrived for our morning swim. We were located directly in front of a coral reef where other vacationers on the island traveled to for scuba diving and snorkeling. The smell of the sea breeze and the food from Somewhere Cafe (on the premesis), combined with the live music from the cafe created an incredibly relaxing environment to vacation. This location was perfect as it was centrally located along Grace bay for a short travel to other scenic locations, restaurants, shopping and the ferry to the other islands. Evening walks along Grace Bay finished the day with spectacular sunsets that we will never forget.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Vancouver BC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We rented a 3 bedroom house on the property for a family reunion and couldn't have been happier. Steps from a beautiful fresh water swimming pool and a few more steps to one of the most beautiful beaches on the caribbean. You don't have to leave - you can snorkel, dive, parasail, charter a boat and it's all right in front of you. You can walk down the beach which is a short way to a restaurant that will serve you on white tablecloths on the beach while the sun is setting, or the other way to a local fish fry with live music and vendors selling wonderful local food. The rooms are clean and kept that way by friendly, unobtrusive staff. We liked the fact that you can cook if you want to - grocery store is within walking distance - but there is also a wonderful restaurant on the property that has a great bar and wonderful food - so much better than all-inclusive food. It really doesn't get much better than this!
I highly recommend this property and can't wait to go back.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

If you love snorkeling, look no further. Coral Gardens is mere steps from the best snorkeling on Provo. Other resorts don't have much reef access - they send their people to the Coral Gardens, because it's clearly the best. If you want to walk a mile or so or drive to a snorkel spot, stay elsewhere. If you want to walk right from your unit to the reef, stay at Coral Gardens. Most days the water was relatively calm, makiing for very clear water conditions. You can stay close to shore or head out farther to see large schools of fish. There is also great swimming there too.

The staff at Coral Gardens are all about making sure you have enjoyable stay, acting as concierge for all your desires. Matthew, Robin, Raul and Gerome were outstanding during our entire stay. They were all wonderful.

We had a thrid floor 1 bedroom with a fantastic view, for not much more money that a garden view studio at some other places. After searching around a lot, this was unquestionably the best value on Grace Bay. The 4 sliding glass doors all moved back for a beautiful full wall view. The room had everything we could want including a very comforatbale king bed, 1.5 baths, air conditioning, ceiling fans, flat screen TV's with cable TV, large balcony, wireless internet, black out curtains, IPOD dock station, full kitchen with ice maker, 4 snorkel sets with fins, etc etc.etc. They really have anticipated our every need.

Another great thing about Coral Gardens is having a great restaraunt right on site. Somewhere is great for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a late night drink. You can eat on the beach and charge it to your room, so no need to carry cash.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Springfield, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Very nice little hotel, the rooms are very clean and our had a great view, it would seem that most do. There is a restaurant and bar right on the beach which serves good food, but I may not be a good judge of that since I could care less for the food when on vacation, I am there for the sand and the water after all. The beach is to die for, we rented a car for the whole week and traveled all over the island, people are friendly and we never felt unsafe. It was a bit difficult to get used to driving on the left hand side of the road but "when in Rome"... Great place to visit, wish I could live there!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We have stayed at Coral Gardens twice and both times our expectations were exceeded. Our room was updated and had a very good view of the ocean and the pool. The bed in our room was one of the best we have ever slept on while on vacation. But what we have liked most about our stays has been the overall friendliness of the staff at Coral Gardens and the food and folks at the Somewhere Bar. The food and drinks at Somewhere are very good and affordable. Gee works the bar and makes great drinks and they have DIRECT TV at the outdoor bar, which is great if you like to keep with your favorite team. Jerome works the beach in front of Coral Gardens and does a GREAT JOB of taking care of the visitors of Coral Gardens - We Love Romy. Yes, the beach is not as wide as other parts of Grace Bay, but a great reef is located right in front the units and we liked the foot traffic of the folks who came to snorkel the reef - its always fun to peoplewatch . We just came back from T&C, stayed somewhere else this time, but visited Coral Gardens and the Somewhere Bar twice!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

What a great way to ring in the New Year! This is our second visit to Provincials and we cannot wait to return again to the Coral Gardens. The property is clean, well maintained, and embodies a laid back tropical vibe. It not fancy but it is FABULOUS! Matthew Williams and Rochelle Misener, the managers of the resort were both extremely accommodating, and genuinely friendly people. Matthew was especially helpful and willing to share his vast knowledge of the island.
We stayed in room 4204. The entire unit was beautifully decorated and well equipped. The balcony was the highlight. We started and ended each day out there. The retractable glass wall created a seamless transition from the living room right out to the Caribbean Sea. The view was priceless.
The beach is just steps away and the reef is overflowing with life. We saw Sea Turtles, Trigger fish, Butterfly fish, Lionfish, Needlefish, Grouper, Barracuda various types styles and shapes of coral. We brought our own masks but rented fins right on site at the Dive Shop.
Jerome is the protector of the reef. Every day he greeted us with a smile and helped us with our beach chairs. Because the Coral Gardens is directly in front of the Reef, guest from other hotels walk to over to explore. Jerome maintains a respectful space on the beach for the guests of the Coral Gardens.
Everything about this vacation exceeded our expectations. The Coral Gardens is a fantastic way to enjoy Caribbean condo living with all the extras of a resort

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Penn's Rd | Grace Bay, Providenciales
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Location: Caribbean > Turks and Caicos > Providenciales
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 19 Specialty lodging in Providenciales
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Coral Gardens on Grace Bay 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Coral Gardens Resort is located directly on Grace Bay Beach and miles of white sand and turquoise ocean. We are directly in front of the best snorkeling reef on the island "Alexandra Marine Park". We are a deluxe Boutique Resort consisting of three unique buildings built along the beach with lush gardens and two swimming pools. The resort is directly on Grace Bay Beach, which was voted as one of the world's Top 10 beaches by Conde Nast Magazine. We have spacious and fully equipped one, two or three bedroom condo suites, as well as Garden Rooms are tastefully decorated with Italian tile flooring and muted tropical colors. ... more   less 
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