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your vacation in the Turks and Caicos Islands
flights to Providenciales... transportation on Provo...
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many condos at the Seagate?
in total. A one and a two bedroom on the ground floor, the same upstairs.
The ground floor condos have a connecting door and are convertible into
a three bedroom condo and a Junior Suite.
How far is the Beach?
Grace Bay beach and the Bight snorkeling reef are no more than a one minute
walk from your accommodation.
The Seagate is located on Penn's Road (a quiet, mostly residential side
street off the Bight road), immediately behind the beach front resort Coral Gardens.
Are beach chairs available?
chairs, towels and umbrella are provided in each unit, all of Grace Bay
and all other beaches in the Turks and Caicos are public beaches.
one stop and you can take care of all your goceries at the Graceway IGA shopping centre, 5 minutes drive from the Seagate, open 7 days a week 7 am - 10
duty free shops and small art galleries can be found in various locations
within a short drive.
Restaurants on Providenciales
Provo offers a great variety of fine and casual restaurants
in beautiful out-door settings most within 5 - 10 minutes drive from the
Seagate. We will be more than happy to give you our recommendations during
There are three
restaurants within a short walk from the Seagate, including The Coyaba,
a wonderful place for a special occasion, and the Beach Cafe for a casual
breakfast or lunch.
Life on Provo
You will be
undisturbed at the Seagate. However, if you enjoy the occasional
night out, you don't have to miss out. A few friendly bars in the main
Grace Bay area and Turtle Cove Marina are open late and offer life entertainment
mostly on week-ends.
Diving/ Fishing/ Excursions
and drop-off at your resort can usually be arranged, most companies operate
a shuttle service. Turtle Cove and Leeward marinas are within 5 and 10
minutes drive. Please contact us for recommendations or if you require
assistance making reservations.
Your drive from Providenciales International Airport (PLS) will take no more than 15 minutes. Taxis are readily available if you haven't arranged for a rental car.
for flights? The following airlines offer direct services to Providenciales:
Airlines 1-800-433-7300 from Miami (MIA), New York (JFK) and Boston
(BOS) durin the winter/spring months.
1-800-622-1015 from Charlotte (CLT)
Air Lines 1-800-241 4141 from Atlanta (ATL)
Spirit Airlines 1-800-772 7117 from Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
Canada 1-888-712-7786 from Toronto (YYZ)
during winter/spring months Saturdays only
Airways UK 0870-850 9 850 from London (LHR) on Sundays
Zone in the Turks and Caicos Islands
The Turks and
Caicos Islands are located in the Eastern Standard Time Zone.
in the Turks and Caicos
Temperatures average between 75-85F (24-28C) during the months
of November to May, and climb to the mid 90s F (30s C) in June through
October. A constant light breeze keeps humidity down to a very comfortable
level. Very few of our guests request air conditioning during the peak
season, however, it may be desirable during the summer and autumn months.
Please check our rates page.
A light sweater
or jacket may be required in the evenings during December, January and
Dress code in the Turks and Caicos
There really isn't any... casual, light clothing is perfectly fine at any time. Smart-casual
dress may be required by some restaurants, jacket or tie are not necessary.
currency is used in the Turks and Caicos Islands?
The islands' currency is the US $. American Express, MasterCard
and Visa as well as Traveller’s Cheques issued in US $ are widely
accepted. ATM's are not always accessible.
is the country code for the Turks and Caicos Islands?
To call the Turks and Caicos, dial 1-649 followed by the number.
How can I be reached from home during my stay?
Each condo is equipped with a telephone. For the individual extension, please click on the respective unit no. on our rates page.
Getting around on Providenciales
Taxis are available, there is also a shuttle
service operating between the main resort/restaurant areas on Grace
Bay road as well as Turtle Cove Marina and the IGA grocery store. However,
for your comfort and convenience we recommend renting
a car during your stay. Avis, Hertz and Budget are present on the
island, along with various local companies, most of which
will arrange pickup and drop-off at the airport or the Seagate.
/ check-out times
at the Seagate is from 3 pm, check-out time is 11 am
/ late check-out may be available by prior arrangement.