Turks and Caicos fishing

Guest blog post: Bonefishing in the Turks and Caicos

This is a guest blog post from Bjorn, who writes the excellent and extremely popular blog Bonefish on the Brain. The Caribbean is known for many things. There is the conch, sun, rum, diving, and, if you happen to be an angler, there are bonefish. Bonefish certainly frequent the shallow flats of Turks & Caicos and anglers headed there may rue the day they decided to leave their fly rods at home. Bonefish are tough to catch and are one of the ultimate gamefish. To give some perspective, a bonefish can swim upwards of 25 miles an hour (a trout can swim 5 mph). They are a worthy target. If you are interested in pursuing bones while down in T&C, here is what you’ll need: Fly Rod – 7-9 wt. Fly Reel – Capable of dealing with the salt Tropical Fly Line – get one of the purpose built tropical lines…

Turks and Caicos restaurants

Turks and Caicos restaurants: O’Soleil

O’Soleil is intended to be a showcase Turks and Caicos restaurants. A main floor – decorated with cooling Egyptian silk sheers from ceiling to floor – is enhanced by the elegance of crystal chandeliers, and hip, white leather chairs. Our private second floor is meant for dinner meetings or couples who wants some serious alone time just off a Caribbean beach. This room features a superb wine collection. The outdoor closed ceiling patio overlooks the Somerset’s crochet lawn – the only one in the Turks and Caicos – and is cooled by local breezes whispering through the royal palms. The Somerset’s Outdoor Zen Garden is intended to provide a special dining experience showcasing the nature of Provo and Grace Bay. Sheltered by bamboo trees and soothed by the relaxing sounds of specially designed waterfalls, Somerset guests can view a spectacular night sky full of stars and, depending on the time of the month, the…

Grace Bay Beach Activities

What to do at a Turks and Caicos family resort

So you’ve booked a trip to our Turks and Caicos family resort with your family. The big question you might have is: what to do? While there are plenty of things for families to do on the island of Provo, from riding tame ponies to visiting museums and awesome playgrounds, the truth is that most people will never want to leave the Somerset. It’s a great place located right on Grace Bay Beach, one of the top beaches (if not the top beach) in the world. And the beach provides plenty of activities for families. Here are our top 10 things to do for children. 1. Play Beach Games There are tons of games to play with kids at the beach. One of our favorites is Sharks and Minnows. This beach game can be played on the shore or in shallow, still water. One person is designated as the shark, with the other…