A Beginner’s Guide to Villa Rental in Turks & Caicos
Because it’s so easy to travel to, and it has some of the most gorgeous beaches and turquoise water in the Caribbean, Turks and Caicos is one of the top location choices for vacations. However, this special place has many activities to enjoy beyond just hanging out at the beach. If you’d like to know more, here are some great tips for a villa rental in Turks and Caicos.
Do You Want Energy or Privacy?
Some people would describe their perfect vacation as one where they have complete isolation, a private beach, and never see another person. The ideal place for them is a villa in the area around Sapodilla Bay or Taylor’s Bay on the large island of Providenciales. Vacationers can have complete solitude there. On the other hand, if you’re the kind who loves being able to walk or bike to restaurants, shops, and be around lots of action, Grace Bay Beach is the place for you. Even the beach itself has energy!
Should You Rent a Car?
It doesn’t matter whether you stay at a beachfront hotel, a villa, or someplace further inland, it’s recommended to rent a car on the island of Providenciales. Turks and Caicos’ taxi rates are charged per person, not per mile, so even quick trips can add up. Just remember to use the left side of the street when driving.
But, if you’re concerned about finding your way around, or what side of the street to drive, leave it in the hands of a professional! The top-rated accommodations have a concierge service that can assist with transportation.
Renting a Private Villa
You prefer a villa over a hotel, but you also want to be near the beach. How can you get both? You’re in luck because many villas have beach access. Many are set back or are on a small bluff above the beach to offer privacy. Villa rental in Turks and Caicos can be simple, but only as long as you specify what you want when speaking with your travel specialist.
Air Conditioning in Turks and Caicos
An important tip to remember is that while the bedrooms in villas offer air conditioning, other rooms do not. Most rental villas charge a metered rate for using the air conditioning; others will offset the cost by providing an allotment. Electricity costs fluctuate from month to month in Turks and Caicos, so owners can’t always predict what rate they’ll charge their guests.
Laid-Back but Luxurious
One of the best aspects of villa rental in Turks and Caicos, especially on the main island of Providenciales (also known as Provo), is that its low key and relaxed, yet luxurious. It’s comparable to the quieter atmosphere of the Virgin Islands. Restaurants offer delicious local food but are mostly casual – shorts and sandals are the perfect attire. There are spas for pampering, shops, fishing and snorkeling expeditions, and more. Vacationers will be happy to know that, unlike St. Tropez or St. Barts, this is not the playground of the stars. (Prince had a home here, but rarely left his compound.) Turks and Caicos is the perfect place to get away with family or a group of friends.
TINT Turks and Caicos
Ready to take your dream vacation? Tint Turks and Caicos has a team of experts offering one-stop-shopping. We can help you plan your flights, choose your villa rental, and make the process simple and easy. Contact us today!