Events, Turks and Caicos Activities

2017 Turks & Caicos Conch Fest

The 2017 TCI Conch Festival is quickly approaching! The 14th annual event will be held in Blue Hills at Three Queens on Saturday, Nov. 25 from 12 – 7 p.m. This festival celebrates all things conch – our nation’s symbol and top export. photo courtesy of Turks & Caicos Conch Festival Local restaurants will serve conch cuisine in every form imaginable from traditional conch fritters to stew. The hallmark event is the ‘conch-etition’, where the island’s best chefs compete in a conch tasting competition. The dishes are judged by a panel of experts, in addition to attendees. In addition, there will be live music, a dominoes tournament, conch blowing, raffle and more. This is an event you don’t want to miss! Stay at The Somerset for the 2017 TCI Conch Festival Book a last-minute getaway to Turks & Caicos for the Conch Festival and save. Stay at The Somerset for…

Grace Bay Beach Activities, Resort news

Hobie Cats at The Somerset on Grace Bay

Set sail for adventure! At The Somerset on Grace Bay, we offer many amenities, including complimentary water sports! Surrounded by a large coral reef, the waters of Grace Bay are quite calm which make for a perfect, leisurely sail. Our Hobie Cats continue to be a popular choice. Hobie Cat sailing is very easy and you should have no trouble getting started, however our beach staff are happy to give you tips and tricks to make your sailing experience successful. Be sure to apply your sunscreen and bring your waterproof camera or a protective case for your phone. Have you taken out one of our Hobie Cat sailboats? Share your story with us in a comment below! Save

Grace Bay beach, Turks and Caicos Activities

Turks & Caicos is Open for Business

As seen in the video below, Turks & Caicos is open for business and welcoming guests!   A recent article in Travel + Leisure also recognizes Turks & Caicos for bouncing back quickly after the hurricanes. For an official list of the restaurants that are currently open, click here. We hope to welcome you soon to The Somerset and our beautiful destination!  

Grace Bay Beach Activities, Turks and Caicos Activities

Snorkeling + Scuba = SNUBA

Take your undersea adventures to the next level with SNUBA —  a cross between snorkeling and scuba. Like with scuba, the swimmer will use fins, a diving mask and weights. To breathe, you will use regulator while an air supply floats on a comforting support raft at the surface. This unique water sport is essentially an introduction to diving and will allow you to explore a three-dimensional world like never before! No Experience Needed Even if you have never snorkeled or have only the most basic swimming skills, you can participate in SNUBA! In addition, this activity is customizable based on your individual comfort level. You can swim at any depth – surface, 2 feet, 10 feet or even 20 feet! Anyone 8 years old and older is eligible to enjoy this excursion. Join the Fun We hope you will try out SNUBA on your next visit to Providenciales to…

Resort news

The Somerset Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Somerset on Grace Bay is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as this disease is close to the hearts of many of our staff, guests and loved ones. Our Participation We’ll be helping raise awareness all October long. Here’s how: 5% of all room revenue will be donated to the National Cancer Society of the Turks & Caicos Islands Pink Pilates class held every Saturday morning throughout October. Free to all attendees wearing pink! Enjoy specialty pink desserts and pink drinks featured at Pavilion Discounted pink merchandise at The Somerset Boutique Join us this October to participate and help us give back to the National Cancer Society of Turks & Caicos. We look forward to welcoming you this fall! Save

Events, Holidays, Turks and Caicos family vacations

Fourth of July Fun at The Somerset

Happy Independence Day from your friends at The Somerset on Grace Bay! At The Somerset, we celebrated this American holiday in style as guests relaxed on the beach, lounged by the pool or participated in our Fourth of July Fair! Caicos Kids Club hosted its family-friendly event on the croquet lawn, and kids and parents gathered for games, activities and celebration. Everyone enjoyed sweet treats, including snow cones, popcorn and cotton candy! The group was abuzz with excitement as guests and staff competed in a pie-eating contest, but energy was at an all-time high as the kids played in the inflatable bounce house. Overall, it was a wonderful day of celebration and we appreciate everyone who spent the day with us. From our family to yours, we hope you had a day filled with many treasured times!