Awards & recognition

TripAdvisor Names The Somerset a Top Caribbean Resort for Families

Exciting news! We are delighted to share that The Somerset on Grace Bay is a 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award Winner. Our luxury resort has been recognized as a one of The Caribbean’s Top 25 Hotels for Families. 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. With an increased interest in multi-generational travel, The Somerset offers a tranquil setting where the young, and the young at heart, can create treasured times. The Somerset is known for its ability to accommodate families. Our resort was also named a Family Vacation Critic Favorite for 2016 and one of the World’s Best Hotels for Families in…

Grace Bay Beach Activities

5 Ways to Experience Romance at The Somerset

The Somerset on Grace Bay sets the scene for romance, offering a place for lovers to trade blistery winter chills for soft ocean breezes and warm sunshine. Here, couples can feel like royalty with stately villas adorned with luxurious appointments, powdery white sands and turquoise waters stretching as far as the eye can see. Below are some suggestions for showing off your romantic side during your visit to The Somerset. 1. Private Beach Dining Consult with our award-winning chef on a customized menu complete with fine wine. Then, indulge in gourmet dining with a table set on the World’s No. 1 Beach. 2. Couples’ Massage Your therapists will work in perfect unity while healing and relaxation heightens your senses with a warming and vivified mask and Mediterranean hot oil massage. For a special treat, enjoy your massage outdoors on your private terrace with gentle sea breezes and soothing sounds of…

Dining

Recipe: The Somerset Sangria

If you’re craving a sweet, refreshing cool drink, we think you’ll enjoy our new specialty: Somerset Sangria. This beverage is one of eight new handcrafted cocktails available at the Pearl Bar, LunaSea or Pavilion. As you dream of Turks and Caicos sand and sunshine, you can also create this cocktail from the convenience of your home with our recipe below. Cheers! Ingredients 1 ounce of Appleton’s 7 Year Rum 1/4 ounce St-Rémy 4 ounces of red wine 1 ounce pomegranate seeds Splash of ginger beer Directions Mix together the Appleton’s rum, St-Rémy and red wine. Pour over ice and stir in ginger beer, for a fizzy taste. Add pomegranate seeds, and garnish with an orange slice!

Resort news

Writers’ Retreat Success

Guests, friends and family gathered around open pages this week as they learned the steps to take to unleash their creative muse. Led by Amazon bestseller Traci Medford-Rosow and global publisher, literary agent, publicist, and fellow Amazon best-selling author Laura Ponticello, this transformational writer’s retreat allowed both established and aspiring authors to search for inspiration on the No. 1 Beach in the World. Through a series of in-depth workshops, attendees learned how to translate their passions to paper, bring their work to the next level and insider tips on how to navigate the highly competitive world of publishing.

Community

The Somerset Partners with Pack for a Purpose

Every year offers an opportunity for new beginnings, and in 2017, our team at The Somerset has opted to increase our focus on the community, environment and responsible travel. Further, we are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Pack for a Purpose. Pack for a Purpose Pack for a Purpose is an initiative that allows travelers, like you, to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and take requested supplies for locals in need, you’ll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and families. Local Efforts At The Somerset, we partner with the Edward Gartland Youth Centre. Located on Providenciales, this non-profit organization is dedicated to improving the lives and well-being of local youths. This center is a safe haven where adolescents can build life, leadership and social skills…