The main destination in Turks and Caicos, Providenciales is home to famous Grace Bay beach, the only 18-hole golf course on the islands, and seriously luxe hotels. This also means rates can be extremely pricey. To make sure you’re getting the best bang-for-your-buck, we visited the island’s top hotels to sleep in the guest rooms, dine at the restaurants, and sunbathe by the pool. Take a look at our expert picks for hotels offering the best value in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, and get inspired!
A beachfront condo resort tucked away on the western edge of Grace Bay, the 46-room West Bay Club offers excellent value for a luxury property. High-end rooms ranging from studios to four-bedrooms are airy and stylish, and all but the studios feature large balconies. The relaxing infinity-edge pool, modern gym and small poolside bar and grill add to the hotel's sophisticated yet low-key sensibility.
Located at the center of Grace Bay, the 114-room Sands at Grace Bay offers solid, if not spectacular, amenities -- a fitness center, a nice restaurant, two pools, and a long stretch of oceanfront -- at attractive rates. While its pools and lush groundsaren't quite as impressive as those at pricier resorts, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better value, especially when factoring in the generous size of the rooms, almost all of which feature furnished balconies.
This 115-room resort may not be the best in Turks and Caicos, but thanks to a 2010 renovation, it is one of the best for the price. Spacious and stylish contemporary rooms, a large free-form pool, a fitness center, tennis courts, a small spa, and a beachfront restaurant put this upper-middle-range property a cut above.
The real draw at this 42-room boutique resort is the rooms -- spacious and modern with full kitchens, they’re just about the best you can get for the price. But on-property amenities are few -- two pools, a small fitness center, and no restaurant -- and a short walk through neighboring resort Grace Bay Club is required to get to the beach.
Royal West Indies is a middle-of-the-road choice for comfortable -- but not exceptional -- accommodations and amenities. You won't find tennis courts, a spa, or even a fitness center, but a decent restaurant, two pools, and a lovely beachfrontexceed expectations for the budget price. Rooms are mediocre at best, and bathrooms are especially small, but every unit has a furnished balcony and, again, the rates are easy on the wallet.
On a beach lined with high-end properties, the Ocean Club Resort is decidedly mid-range. But it still has its advantages: abeachfront location, an on-site cafe and bar, two pools, and a fitness center. Sure, tacky rooms need some aesthetic rehabilitation and the size of the pools is hardly worth getting excited about, but the price is right.
Made up of 78 large one- and two-bedroom luxury condos (each with a kitchen and washer/dryer), this condo-hotel complex offers stunning views of the Caribbean via two rooftop pools and huge balconies in every unit. There's no beach access (the property is one of few not even located near Grace Bay), restaurant, overnight desk staff, or spa; guests come for the beautiful views and accessible price tag.
This condo-hotel is a solid mid-range option on pricey Turks and Caicos, with 24 spacious -- if slightly worn -- suites featuring full kitchens, sofa beds, and sprawling patios. Features are adequate for a small condo property -- there's a small pool, fitness center, and spa -- and it's only a 100-yard stroll to the beach.