About Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI
About the island:
Grand Turk is a charming “Old World” island, it’s a bit like stepping into the past with narrow walled streets lined with antique colonial buildings. No fast food restaurants or tall buildings. Beautiful vistas almost every where you go with the sea in view around every corner.
Grand Turk is a small untouched Caribbean island 7 miles long by approximately 1.5 miles at its widest point. It is approximately 575 miles southeast of Florida, located at the southern tip of the Bahamas. Grand Turk is a British governed island; however, the local currency is the US Dollar. Temperatures average about 83 degrees year round. The local people are lovely, you will find them very friendly and welcoming, often stopping to ask you how you are enjoying Grand Turk.
How to get to Grand Turk:
To get to the island of Grand Turk you will first fly into the island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (Airport Code PLS). From Providenciales you will then take a local airline to Grand Turk (Airport Code GDT).
The Following Airlines Will Take You To Providenciales:
American Airlines – Provides daily non-stop service from Miami, New York ( JFK) and Charlotte with non-stop service from Boston on Saturday and Sunday
Delta Airlines – Provides non-stop service from Atlanta on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Delta Airlines – is now offering seasonal non-stop flights from Boston to Providenciales on Saturdays.
United/Continental Airlines – Provides non-stop service from Chicago, Newark, NJ and Washington, DC
Jet Blue Airways – Provides non-stop from New York (JFK), Boston and Fort Lauderdale
From Providenciales to Grand Turk:
Grand Turk Directory
Restaurants, Grocery Stores, Banks, Liquor Store,
Bakeries, Scuba Diving and More
Scotia Bank – Scotiabank is located on the left just before the airport. Monday – Friday 9am-3pm. ATM (649)339-7100
First Caribbean Bank – Caribbean Bank on Front St. It is across from the harbor before the pier, on the right hand side. Monday – Friday 9am-3pm, ATM (649) 946-2831
Grand Turk Diving – (649) 946-1559 Grand Turk Diving is on the corner of James and Duke St.
Blue Water Divers – (649) 946-2432 Water Divers is on the right in the Osprey Hotel Atrium.
Oasis Divers – (649) 946-1128 On Duke St. on the right immediately after the Salt Raker Inn.
Whale Watching / Scuba Diving
Humpback Dive Shack – (649) 347-4921 Right beside Crabtree Apartments.
Quality Food Mart – Airport Rd. Quality Food Mart is located diagonally across from Do-It-Center, behind a light green 2 story building on the left. Quality Food Mart similar to the front green building but with a blue awning. Accepts Credit Card. Open 7 days a week
Cee’s Supermarket – On Mission Folly – Pond St, then right on to Mission Folly (which is across from the Kichco Store). Accepts Credit Cards. Closed Sunday.
Sunshine Grocery – Directions – go down Front St continue through town onto West Rd, bear right around big corner and then turn right onto next st. Sunshine is located about 1/2 down on the right across from the Salina. It is a pinkish beige building. Accepts Credit Cards. Open 7 days
E & R Grocery – Directions – go down Front St continue through town onto West Rd, bear right around big corner and then turn right onto next st. E&R is located on the right corner of the street. Open 7 days. Accepts Credit Cards
E & R Grocery – Directions – Take Pond St. North, at clock tower bear right onto Osborn Road, E & R is the first building on the right. Open 7 days. Accepts Credit Cards.
Misick’s Bakery – Directions – From Pond St. turn right onto Mission Folly. Located on left just after the gas station. Bread, pastries and meat patties. Cash only. Go early.
Grand Turk Liquor – Pond St. Green building on the left across from Central Fuel Gas Station. Accepts Credit Cards. They sell ice.
Osprey Beach Hotel – Atrium – Duke St. The Dinner is served in the Atrium Building on the right. Cook-Out with music Wednesday and Sunday nights. Breakfast and Lunch served at the Bird Cage building on left. Credit Cards Accepted. (649) 946-2666
Sand Bar – Duke St. The Sand Bar is on the left hand side on the beach. Dinner only, Closed Saturday. Cash Only (649) 243-2666
Secret Garden – Duke St. The Secret Garden is on the right hand side inside the Salt Raker Inn courtyard. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Closed Mondays. Music Friday nights. Credit Cards Accepted. (649) 946-2260
Turks Head Inne – Duke St. The Turks Head is on the right hand side, past the Salt Raker Inn. Open for Dinner and Bar Wednesday thru Saturday. Restaurant open 6pm until 9pm, bar open later. Credit Cards Accepted. (649) 946-1830
Grand Turk Inn – Front St. Grand Turk Inn is on the right after the wireless tower. Asian Fusion menu. Closed Tuesdays. Credit Cards Accepted. (649) 946-2827
Bohio Resort – Directions from Front Street heading norh, stay straight onto West Road, go around a large corner then take next left onto a dirt road before the Salina and follow to end. Cook-out Saturday night. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Credit Cards Accepted. (649) 946-2135
NOTE: There are many other restaurants that come and go on the island but these restaurants are the ones that are constant.
Accommodations on Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands
This list of establishments has been provided by Crabtree Apartments we hope you have found it helpful. Crabtree Apartments are; 3 – 2 bedroom vacation rental units nestled side-byside on the beach of Grand Turk. Walking distance to town and restaurants. Self-Catering rental at each best! Directly on the beach with the sea literally right outside the door.
Crabtree Apartments Contact Info:
Phone: 1-978-270-1698 – 8am – 7pm EST