Dining

Meet the Chef!

The Somerset on Grace Bay is proud to introduce our new Executive Chef – Eversley Rowe. Chef Rowe, has garnered 25 years of culinary experience in the hospitality sector, and has expertly commandeered kitchens throughout the Caribbean. His culinary philosophy is rooted in a belief that food should be fresh, simple, but sinfully flavorful, and he inspires the same in his team. His Caribbean heritage has informed his use of textures, colors and flavors in the preparation and presentation of his decadent creations. Hailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica, Chef Eversley was introduced to the culinary world at a young age. As a product of the Sandals brand, he began as a trainee in Jamaica back in 1991, moving to Turks and Caicos in 2009 to take a position as a Sous Chef at Beaches Resort. In 2009 Chef Eversley earned his Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, and followed with…

Turks and Caicos weddings

3 Reasons to Have Your Turks & Caicos Destination Wedding at The Somerset on Grace Bay

Sun, sand, and mesmerizing turquoise waters are a must for a picture-perfect Caribbean destination wedding. Set on a glorious stretch of the award-winning Grace Bay Beach, The Somerset on Grace Bay offers lush surroundings against a spectacular backdrop to make your dream Turks and Caicos wedding an unforgettable reality. Our boutique luxury resort delivers a breath-taking setting, custom-tailored wedding experiences, unparalleled service, and a romantic, relaxing getaway for our couples. Our experienced team will bring your ideas to life and will guide you through every step of the process. Here are the top 3 reasons The Somerset on Grace Bay is the perfect location for your Turks & Caicos destination wedding: Bespoke Wedding Experiences Whether the vision for your celebration of love is intimate or grand, we take the time to ensure that every detail of your event is flawlessly executed to deliver a truly memorable experience for you and…

Resort news

Complimentary On-Site Testing

The Somerset on Grace Bay is pleased to offer on-site COVID-19 antigen and PCR testing for all guests, with testing appointments made at check-in. All tests will be administered by private labs approved through the Turks and Caicos Island’s Ministry of Health Department. Testing appointments will be made at check-in for your convenience. Lateral flow antigen (rapid) tests will be provided on a complimentary basis. These tests are needed for entry into the United States. Should you need a PCR test, we are happy to provide 1 complimentary PCR test per booking. All additional PCR tests will be at a cost of $185. It is our delight to serve you and assure you the peace of mind you deserve on your vacation. Our Reservations and Concierge teams are available to assist with any questions you may have. Contact can be made at reservations@thesomerset.com or (888) 386-8770. Wondering about entry requirements…

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Work from Turks with our Extended Stay Package

Exchange your home office for one in paradise and save up to 45% off when you stay 14 nights or more. Our spacious villas provide the perfect space for all, from solo traveler to large family. Enjoy all the comforts of home with personalized service at your fingertips. A much-needed getaway does not mean you have to forego work and school obligations…you can have it all! Included: Up to 45% off your accommodations $250 resort credit In-suite spa treatment for 1 (1 per every two weeks of stay) Pre-arrival grocery shopping with a replenishment (grocery costs not included) Complimentary yoga/Pilates twice weekly Fitness trainer once weekly Concierge assistance Kids Camp Local tutor support Technical support High-speed internet In-room VOIP calling Additional options include: Horseback riding Private beach dining Island Food Tour Boat Excursions: Conch & Snorkel Cruise/Scuba Diving/Private Charter Call our Reservations Specialists today to learn more, or email us…

Travel

More Ways to Visit Turks and Caicos

Since the country’s reopening on July 22nd, 2020 there has been a gradual increase in airlift and direct flights to Turks and Caicos. JetBlue Announces New Direct Flights from New Jersey We are thrilled to share that JetBlue Airways will now provide an increased connection between the Greater New York area and Providenciales with its new daily direct route. You can now fly from Newark International Airport (EWR) at 9 am, and land at the Providenciales International Airport (PLS) by 12:43 pm. The new route begins on November 19th and can be purchased now. More Flights to Turks and Caicos Added in October JetBlue has also resumed its Boston and Ft. Lauderdale flights to Turks and Caicos, giving you even more ways to fly to Turks and Caicos. In keeping with the theme of flexibility so important to travel and travellers, their “Go Back and Forth with Confidence” program provides…

Travel

Travel Requirements for Turks and Caicos

Window Seat View Flying Into Turks and Caicos

Traveling during COVID can certainly seem daunting, but you may be surprised just how easy and simple it is to make your much-needed getaway to Turks and Caicos a reality. What are the current entry requirements? First, you need to be “TCI Assured” for entry into Turks and Caicos, which requires the following: A negative COVID-19 PCR test result from an accredited laboratory – antigen and antibody tests are not currently accepted Medical/Travel insurance that covers COVID-19 medical costs, full hospitalization, doctors’ visits, prescriptions and medevac Complete health screening questionnaire and travel authorization form found on the TCI Assured portal And that is it! Now, there are a few more details that are important so that you can get your approval for entry: Ensure your negative COVID-19 PCR test is no older than 5 days prior to your date of travel to Turks and Caicos Results should be uploaded to…

Dining

Discover The Somerset’s New Dining: Barbetta

Introducing The Somerset on Grace Bay’s brand new culinary concept, Barbetta – a contemporary dining experience. Opening in early November, Barbetta’s $1 million renovation will be refreshing and re-energizing the entire dining scene at our luxury, oceanfront resort. Taste, sip and savor an array of flavors at any one of our three unique restaurants: Barbetta Restaurant, Bar & Grill, Barbetta Tapas and Barbetta Pool Bar. Barbetta Restaurant, Bar & Grill A brasserie with Mediterranean flare fit for all parties! Enjoy perusing a full menu boasting gluten-free, paleo and vegetarian options and featuring delectable sides meant for sharing. Feel good and healthy with all of the benefits Mediterranean food has to offer or indulge in any one of our scrumptious dishes or Caribbean specials. Barbetta Tapas A cozy, dining area off of the main restaurant, share laughs and tapas-style small plates inspired by their Hispanic roots. Barbetta Tapas will be fully…