Resort news

The Residences

For families with younger children, our multi-story Residences are elegant town home-style accommodations peacefully set back from the pools and beach and surrounded by our croquet lawn. Each Residence is air-conditioned and graciously appointed and individually decorated with impeccable design that is both welcoming and comfortable. To feel immediately at home, our Concierge is pleased to arrange pre-arrival grocery shopping services. You’ll enjoy a variety of other amenities within each Residence including: Imported marble floors throughout Air conditioning and ceiling fans Luxurious bathrooms featuring imported marble tiles, mahogany-carved cabinets, soaking tubs and rain showers, waffle bathrobes, hair dryers, and toiletries from Molton Brown of London® Master bedroom with king-size bed, sitting area, spacious closets and in-suite bathroom with whirlpool tub Guest bedrooms with spacious closets (in multi-bedroom Residences only) Gourmet kitchen with wood cabinets, granite countertops and Viking® appliances including refrigerator/freezer with built-in ice maker, wine cooler, dishwasher, electric stove/oven, and microwave…

Dining, Resort news

LunaSea’s New Look

LunaSea Pool Bar & Grill is a guest favorite for casual poolside dining at The Somerset on Grace Bay! Recently, we’ve given our beloved pool bar a new look for guests to enjoy. Among the changes, we’ve put in new windows allowing for fresh breezes to brush your face as you enjoy your meal or drink. We’ve also added colorful new prints for our cushions along with a stunning blue marble counter top. Check out the photos below to see all that’s new and beautiful at LunaSea! LunaSea’s new look featuring new windows, fans, furniture, and counter tops. Bartender, Nigel, will happily prepare your refreshing libation of choice! Food and Drink Some of our signature pool and beach cocktails. (Left to right: Calypso Frozen Fruit, Mudslide, and Signature Rum Punch) Try our Conch Ceviche always served fresh with plantain chips. Our yummy Somerset Caesar Salad with grilled chicken.

Staff, Turks and Caicos family vacations

Ms. Sharon and Caicos Kids Club

Have your kids met Ms. Sharon yet?! Also known as the backbone of The Somerset on Grace Bay’s Caicos Kids Club, Ms. Sharon has been with the resort for over 2 years and has been working with kids professionally for 25 years. She started at The Somerset as a resort babysitter, and due to her experience and outstanding way with kids, she was soon hired to help run Caicos Kids Club – our complimentary kids program. Caicos Kids Club Caicos Kids Club offers your children the opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Turks and Caicos through a variety of physical and creative activities. You’ll find Ms. Sharon enjoying her favorites – jewelry making and tie-dying! We also host Kids Movie Night for those nights you want to getaway for some alone time! Your kids can watch some of Ms. Sharon’s picks like Finding Dory and Moana on the…

Staff

Staff Spotlight: Adrain

Perhaps you’ve seen his bright smile around the lobby or experienced his warm personality at the front desk. Adrain is one of our shining staff members ready to greet you upon check-in. Born and raised in the Bahamas, Adrain first came to The Somerset on vacation with family. So wowed by the resort’s beauty, he thought to himself, “If I ever moved to Providenciales, this would be my first choice.” He is now in his second year with the team. Adrain is all about guest satisfaction and ensuring that guests feel welcome and truly at home. One of his favorite quotes by Justine Vogt is “Hospitality: making your guests feel like they’re at home, even if you wish they were.” Adrain’s Treasured Time Story  In 2017 he met a couple that brought their niece to The Somerset who was battling cancer. “This family stole my heart!” Just about every other…

Grace Bay Beach Activities, Turks and Caicos Activities

Grace Bay Snorkeling & Conch Excursion

One of the many popular water activities on Providenciales is a half-day snorkeling and conch excursion in the waters of Grace Bay with Caicos Dream Tours. A must-do excursion for any guest looking to get off property, you will be picked up by boat at our beach and taken to a coral reef for beautiful snorkeling with new friends and old. Keep your eyes peeled for island-famous JoJo as you sail around Grace Bay. Make sure to bring your underwater camera or a case for your phone since you’ll want to take pictures of the colorful, world’s third largest barrier reef. Then, enjoy an exploration of Iguana Island and time playing on the beach while your captain catches live conch and makes the most delicious conch salad you’ve ever had. Treat yourself to snacks, drinks, and sunshine on this perfect half-day excursion. Rum punch and snacks provided. 4 hour excursion.

Awards & recognition, Resort news

2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

If you’re looking for the perfect family vacation destination, look no further. The Somerset on Grace Bay has once again been named one of the Caribbean’s Top 25 Hotels for Families in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. Based on reviews and opinions from millions of travelers on TripAdvisor, The Somerset is also in the top 1% of hotels. Once you experience The Somerset’s expansive villas, complimentary Kids Club, abundance of activities and setting on the World’s No. 1 Beach, it’s easy to see why we are a magical destination for family bonding. Thank you to our guests for sharing your vacation experiences with other travelers. We look forward to welcoming you and your loved ones soon to our Top Caribbean Resort for Families!