Grace Bay Beach Activities

Experience Junkanoo at our Turks and Caicos family resort

Our Turks and Caicos family resort provides all sorts of opportunities for making a family vacation with your kids fun. One activity we offer is a Junkanoo bonfire, where the children at the resort entertain the adults. Junkanoo itself is a traditional street parade with music, which occurs in many towns across the Caribbean, notably in the Turks and Caicos Islands and the nearby Bahamas every Boxing Day (December 26), and New Year’s Day, although similar smaller celebrations are held throughout the year. The parades feature goatskin drums, jangling cowbells, raucous, and shak-shak music, but what Junkanoo is most famous for are colorful costumes and wonderful masks. Kids who attend our Junkanoo Bonfire will make their own masks, and will also learn simple dances and songs to entertain their parents. The Somerset offers a complementary Caicos Kids Club program for registered guests with the resort. The program is available for…