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6 Popular Resorts in Turks & Caicos: A Review

We stayed at 6 popular resorts in Turks & Caicos - here’s what you need to know about each!

Planning a trip to Turks & Caicos? Get ready to be swept away by the allure of this Caribbean gem! As avid travelers ourselves, we at R3 Travel understand the significance of choosing the perfect retreat for your getaway. These six handpicked resorts in Turks & Caicos promise to make your escape truly unforgettable. Whether you’re seeking family-friendly adventures or intimate moments for two, our in-depth review is your ticket to help you make the most informed choice for your upcoming vacation. Let’s dive in!


1. The Shore Club

A Hartling Group Property

The Shore Club offers seclusion on a gorgeous beach which is perfect for kids. Located on Long Bay Beach, you can walk for over a mile and the water is not usually over 5 feet deep. Suites are available as junior, one, two and three-bedrooms in different categories and villas are also available.  A lap pool is secluded near the yoga, spa and fitness center where one could relax and spend a day of zen! This resort is for those looking to disconnect and truly relax.

I had the pleasure of dining at Colonnade next to the pool and it was exquisite. Small plates with a fantastic, varied menu.

Included in Your Stay at The Shore Club:

  • 32 multi-bedrooms suites and villas all with ocean views
  • Four restaurants
  • Dune Spa
  • Four pools
  • Water Sports
  • Complimentary bicycles
  • Tennis courts
  • Kids club

Please see the link above, The Shore Club, for photos of the property.


2. The Sands @ Grace Bay

The Sands hotel at Turks and Caicos

A Hartling Group Property

The Sands at Grace Bay is a wonderful place to spend time with the family. Ranging from junior suites to two bedrooms plus a den, these newly updated villas are at a fantastic price point for Turks. Please see my photos for updated villas. Villa updates are complete in about ½ of the buildings. The huge plus to these villas is the screened in lanai–no bugs to worry about!

Villas at the Sands in Turks and Caicos

Included in Your Stay at The Sands:

  • All Suites resort located on Grace Bay
  • Junior suites, 1,2,2+bedrooms-garden, ocean view and oceanfront available
  • One restaurant
  • Three Pools and beach bar
  • Tennis, basketball and pickleball courts
  • Spa Tropique
  • Complimentary Bicycles
  • Optional excursions



3. Grace Bay Club

View from Grace Bay Club at Turks and Caicos

This property is a part of Grace Bay Resorts.

Grace Bay Club is an all-suite resort located on Grace Bay and features adult-only villas, family-friendly villas, and estates (junior residence, 4 or 5-bedroom residence, or penthouses) that include an estate-only pool and cabanas. Grace Bay Club offers both the exclusive vibe of villas as well as a family-friendly villa atmosphere allowing for multigenerational families to indulge and vacation together. The Infinity Bar and its surroundings make this a perfect place to relax in the evening, listen to local musicians, and make a plan for the next day!

Bedroom at Grace Bay Club at Turks and Caicos

Included in Your Stay at Grace Bay Club:

  • Family-friendly & adults only buildings: includes Junior Suites, 1 and 2 bedrooms (no elevators) *Junior suite 2 adults and 2 small children, 12+ are considered adults.
  • Three restaurants + one casual dining area on the beach (Just Tacos)
  • Longest bar top on the island 90 ft–The Infinity Bar
  • Health and wellness 
  • Anani Spa
  • Kids Town
  • Excursions available


4. The Palms

A Hartling Group Property

Relax in the infinity pool overlooking the turquoise waters of Grace Bay at this quaint and quiet property. The Palms is perfect for the couple that wants to relax at the spa and the beach or the family that wants to reconnect. The Palms boasts the only true Beach Bar right in the sand, catering solely to their guests. Breakfast is included daily at the picturesque Garden Restaurant.

Included in Your Stay at The Palms:

  • All Suite resort located on Grace Bay
  • -Junior suites, 1,2,3 bedrooms-garden, ocean view and oceanfront available
  • Four restaurants
  • Infinity Pool and Beach Bar
  • Kids Club
  • Tennis courts
  • Ballroom holds 150
  • On-site spa

The Palms plans to be closed for a remodel end of August ‘24- Mid-October ‘24. Please see the link above, The Palms, for photos of the property.



5. West Bay Club

Front of the West Bay Club resorts in Turks & Caicos

This property is a part of Grace Bay Resorts and located on Grace Bay.

The West Bay Club boasts oceanfront suites ranging from 1 bedroom to 4 bedrooms to accommodate large families or multigenerational travel. This property is a place for families looking to relax in luxury. The resort has a smaller footprint making it manageable for those with little ones who need to nap and make trips back and forth from the beach or for older children who want to hang on the beach all day while parents relax at the pool.

Bedroom at West Bay Club resorts in Turks & Caicos

Included in Your Stay at West Bay Club:

  • 46 suites (a studio suite may also be available, however it is not oceanfront)
  • Smaller property
  • One pool
  • Great beachfront
  • Two restaurants
  • Complimentary Bicycles
  • Fitness center and yoga
  • Excursions available


6. Rock House

Pool club at the Rock House resort on Turks and Caicos

This property is a part of Grace Bay Resorts.

Built into the rock, the Rock House is perfect for those looking to get away–honeymoon, baby moon, anniversary trip, girls trip or a just because trip! This property is truly unique and somewhat reminiscent of European properties built into cliffs. This resort is beautiful and is currently in the process of building more villas, although this would not interfere with your stay. I would not recommend the Rock House for families with young children, however, those with older teens (15+), may find this to be the most instagrammable location that I visited. The views are amazing and the seclusion may be just what you need!

Room at the Rock House on Turks and Caicos

Included in Your Stay at the Rock House:

  • 46 luxury suites ranging from studios to two-bedroom villas
  • Private pool with one and two-bedroom oceanfront villas
  • One infinity pool
  • Beach access
  • Soon to be beach club (where the pier is now)
  • One restaurant
  • Two gorgeous bars, one built into the rock, the Cave Bar

As the turquoise waves kiss the pristine shores of Turks & Caicos, I hope this comprehensive review has ignited your excitement for the journey ahead.

From family-friendly havens with endless activities to intimate escapes that promise pure romance, the islands offer a spectrum of choices for every traveler.

I would personally recommend each of these locations for your Turks and Caicos vacation, it just depends on the vibe you are hoping to achieve. Please reach out and let me know how I can help you plan your dream vacation to Turks and Caicos!