Airline Service

The international airport code for Providenciales International Airport is PLS. Airline Services to Providenciales International Airport is served by nonstop jet service directly to the island from the following cities (subject to change by the airlines at any time):

  • Atlanta on Delta
  • Boston on American
  • Charlotte on US Air
  • Dallas / Fort Worth on American
  • Fort Lauderdale on Spirit
  • Kingston on Sky King
  • London on British Airways
  • Miami on American
  • Nassau on Sky King
  • Newark on Continental
  • New York on American
  • Philadelphia on US Air
  • Toronto on Air Canada

Island Maps

The villa is located approximately 5 miles from the Providenciales International Airport. Geographically the island is at the southern tip of the Bahama Islands chain approximately 575 miles southeast of Miami, just northeast of Cuba and north of the island of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti). The topography is pleasant with just the right amount of gently rolling flats and hills with views of the sea from nearly anywhere you go. Go to a beach and you will find the sand to be white as sugar, typically with the only footprints in the sand being your own!

 

Walk to Dinner

island food map

marina at sunset

Entertainment at night is mostly with those in your party though some of the restaurants and hotels now have live entertainment on certain nights. Provo has supermarkets, liquor stores, doctors, lawyers, car rentals, churches, sailboat excursions, and restaurants.

Below are a few of the restaurants within walking distance. Throw on your sandals and walk to your next meal. You can also check out this link for more information on the island restaurants and other useful information.


baci restaurant

Baci Ristorante

On the Water, Harbour Towne at Turtle Cove

Comfortable Bar | Indoor Dining | Outside Dockside Terrace Dining

Reservations Recommended. Full menu Available for Take-Out

Tel: 649.941.3044

baci-ristorante.com

Green Bean Cafe

Green Bean Café

Harbour Towne at Turtle Cove, on the corner of Bridge Road

Café | Lush Open-air Patio

Tel: 649.941.2233

greenbeantci.com

magnolia restaurant

Magnolia Restaurant & Wine Bar

76 Sunburst Road, Perched 40' above Turtle Cove

European style Dining on Wood Deck | Covered Patio | Indoor Dining Room

Reservations Recommended

Tel: 649.941.5108

magnoliaprovo.com

mango reef restaurant

Mango Reef Restaurant & Bar

On the Water at Turtle Cove Marina

Full Bar & Lounge | Indoor or Patio Dining | Over-water Deck Dining

Reservations Recommended

Tel: 649.946.8200

mangoreef.com

Sharkbite restaurant

Sharkbite Bar & Grill

On the Water at Turtle Cove Marina

Bar | Waterfront Deck | Indoor Seating

Tel: 649.941.5090

Tiki Hut Eatery

Tiki Hut Island Eatery

Dockside at Turtle Cove Inn

Bar | Dockside Deck Dining | Indoor Dining | Poolside at Turtle Cove Inn

Tel: 649.941.534

tikihut.tc

 

About Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands consist of 40 islands and cays, only 8 of which are currently inhabited. The islands are located at the southern tip of the Bahamas Chain approximately 575 miles southeast of Miami. Providenciales, most commonly known as "Provo", is by far the most developed of all the Turks and Caicos Islands and also the main travel destination. The vast majority of visitors enter the Turks and Caicos Islands via Providenciales International Airport.

Although, technically speaking, the Turks and Caicos Islands are located in the Atlantic Ocean and not the Caribbean Sea, they are still a truly Caribbean destination, and known for perfect weather the year round; in fact they are commonly called "The Isles of Perpetual June".

Quick Facts

Climate From June to October the average temperature ranges between 85 to 90 degrees (29 - 32°C) and the water temperature between 82 to 84 degrees (28 - 29°C).

From November to May the average temperature ranges between 80 to 84 degrees (27 - 29°C) and the water temperature between 74 to 78 degrees (23 - 26°C).

A constant trade wind keeps the climate comfortable all year round. The average annual rainfall ranges from 21 inches in the east of the Turks and Caicos Islands to 40 inches in the west. The Islands enjoy an average of 350 days of sunshine per year. The official hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30.
Crime The Turks and Caicos Islands boast one of the lowest crime rates in the Caribbean. However, normal precautions and common sense should still be followed. Do not leave valuables unattended and lock all doors and windows. Confrontation and violent crimes are extremely rare. Any incidents should be reported immediately to the Royal Turks and Caicos Police.
Currency The official currency of the Turks and Caicos Islands is the US dollar. Most credit cards are also readily accepted.
Customs & Immigration Duty free goods that may be brought in to the Turks and Caicos Islands include: 50 cigars, 200 cigarettes, 1.136 liters of spirits or wine and perfume for personal use.

All visitors must hold a round trip ticket and will be permitted to stay for a duration 30 days. This duration can be renewed once only.
Economy The economy of the Turks and Caicos Islands is predominantly based on tourism, real estate development and seafood exports. There is also a growing offshore financial services sector.
Electricity 110 volt/60 cycle which is suitable for US appliances. Visitors from other areas, particularly Europe, should check their appliances and bring an adapter.
Government The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Crown Colony. A Governor is appointed by Her Majesty The Queen and presides over an Executive Council formed by a democratically elected, local self-government. The legal system is based on English Common Law.
Language English
Population "Belongers" are of African descent. There is also a large expatriate population of Americans, Bahamians, British, Canadians, French and many other countries.
Time Zone Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5). Daylight Saving Time (GMT -4) is observed from April to October.