Recent members of the community of the Caribbean, the Turks and Caicos are a dependent territory of the British Crown and are part of the Commonwealth. The language is English and its currency the US dollar.They are located in the Atlantic Ocean Southeast of the Bahamas and North of Dominican Republic, in vicinity of Haiti.el name of Turks was awarded thanks to a Turkish Fez-shaped cactus, and caicos means archipelago in Aboriginal language.The Islands, treasure this archipelago is comprised of forty Islands with nearly 400 kilometres of coastline, although only eight of them are populated, a total of 30,000 inhabitants.The eight islands are organized into two groups. The first contains, on the one hand, the main Caicos Islands, among which Providenciales stands out for its importance; and on the other, the Caicos Islands. The second, the Turks Islands, which are Cayo Sal Island great Turco.Providenciales and great Turkish concentrated the largest number of activities for tourists. The first, known as Provo, offers access through its international airport. There lies the beach paradise Grace Bay, unique in the world thanks to an extensive coral reef that tames the waters along its coasts, excellent for underwater voyages.
The area is of great prestige in diving, recognized as one of the ideal destinations for this purpose.The second, great Turkish, stands out for its cultural and historical value because there lies the capital, Cockbum Town, whose architecture is due to old buildings, and the National Museum plasma colonization of Turks and Caicos. The rest of the Islands also have a flora and diverse and interesting fauna, as well as a significant fishing activity.Hotels and dishes Exoticosen to hospitality, for those looking for options outside the range of great tourist hotels, affordable apartments located also in the dream beaches can be rented.Although those who can stay in one of the 400 rooms of hotel Beaches Resort & Spa (www.beaches.com), located on the shores of Grate Bay, should not do so; or in the Chalk Sound, exclusive private villas area. All have restaurants and bars of luxury.In culinary matters, the conc is the traditional food of the zone, dish containing meat from pigs reared on farms snail. There is also a wide variety of seafood, such as oysters and lobsters, which are traditionally combined with rice and corn.For drinking, always you can count with rum, along with juice or grenadine. Other sites to consider for tourists are The Hole, the island of Iguanas, the Juba lagoon Point, the bird sanctuary of French Cay, National Park, among others.