Living in Providenciales: A Real Estate and Lifestyle Guide to Providenciales
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos—Laid-Back Luxury Surrounded by Magnificent Turquoise Waters
Where is Providenciales located?
Located north west of all the islands in the archipelago and has an area of 38 square miles.
Everything you wanted to know about living in Providenciales
Provo, as it’s referred to by the local Turks Islanders, is the most developed of all the islands in Turks and Caicos. It is the largest island in population, the third largest in area and a majority of the population lives on this island. The international airport is on this island with several direct flights from the US arriving on a daily basis. Major US airports such as New York, Charlotte, Atlanta, etc. offer non-stop direct flights. The main branches of all banks are located here also. Provo has the majority of all five-star resorts and luxury villas.
What to do and see in Providenciales
A constant cool ocean breeze makes it hard not to reconnect with nature and indulge in an active outdoor lifestyle. Every water sport you can think of is available here, from bone fishing to some of the world’s best diving, snorkeling, kite boarding, jet skiing, wakeboarding, windsurfing and paddle boarding to name a few. When not on the water, one can also enjoy the championship golf course, tennis facilities, yoga and Pilates studios with professional instructors. The weekly Fish Fry is a must to visit when you’re on island. There are many annual events to experience with In the Pink, a gala party in October to benefit the Cancer Society, the International Food and Wine Festival in November and Maskanoo in December, a street festival in the Grace Bay area to name but a few.
Beaches in Providenciales
Grace Bay Beach is located on this island and is consistently voted as the number one beach in the world because of the powdery white sand and magnificent turquoise waters. Other popular beaches include Taylor Bay, the beach at Long Bay, North West Point, Chalk Sound and Leeward.
How many people live in Providenciales:
The population of Providenciales is approximately 24,000