Resort Report

  • Ocean at Your Doorstep: Coral Gardens April 1, 2000 By Kathy Borsuk Photos by Anthony Taylor A breathless gasp is most guests’ first reaction to the view from a suite at Coral Gardens. Huge terraces and floor to ceiling walls of sliding glass welcome Provo’s north shore into the interior and frame it as nature’s masterpiece. Every shade of blue, every shimmer of wave, every nuance ... Read more about this post
  • Paradise Perfected: On Schedule April 1, 2000 By Kathy Borsuk Throughout 1999, the construction site for Ocean Club West, just west of Grace Bay Club on Providenciales, appeared little more than a dusty blur to passersby on Grace Bay Road. Large trucks rumbled back and forth and hordes of hard-hatted workers seemed to be moving about, but it was hard to imagine that ... Read more about this post
  • Winning The Ultimate Game January 1, 2000 By David C. Knipe, Temple Asset Management Ltd. Recently a new client expressed some concerns about the level of the stock market. The client was wealthy, and experienced in the ways of the business world. He was contemplating a large equity investment and had only one concern–he did not want to be suckered. We talked about this ... Read more about this post
  • A Tour Back In Time: January 1, 2000 In the Island That Time Forgot Story and Photos by Michelle Wells Proprietress, Salt Cay Sunset House By now, the spectacular underwater adventures and the stunningly remote and pristine beaches of Salt Cay and Grand Turk are known and loved by scuba divers and water-friendly travelers worldwide. “Beautiful By Nature,” the Turks & Caicos Islands have indeed become ... Read more about this post
  • The Bulls, The Bears, The Bulletproof Vest January 1, 2000 and the Secrets of My Success By David C. Knipe, Temple Securities/Temple Asset Management TURMOIL! There is no other way to describe current stock market conditions and the negative effect they have had on the performance of most investor’s portfolios. Turmoil sounds terrible, but in today’s real time electronic environment stock markets will become even more volatile in the ... Read more about this post
  • I Remember It Well: January 1, 2000 An Island Saga Story by Earle Perkins Photo by of Fish Frames Ltd. Archive photos courtesy of Bengt Soderquist If you had asked us 28 years ago if we were going to build a house in the British West Indies someday, we would have said, “What? Where? Are you crazy?” Well, looking back, I guess you could say we ... Read more about this post
  • Osprey Emergency January 1, 2000 Rescue in Grand Turk Story & Photo by Richard Ground As residents of Grand Turk will know, for many years an Osprey nest has graced the top of a utility pole in the south of the island behind the Arawak Inn. Such nest sites get handed down from generation to generation, and this one is right by ... Read more about this post
  • A Grace Bay Renaissance January 1, 2000 By Kathy Borsuk Site Graphics by Reelization The 14th century Italian Renaissance marked a transition from medieval to modern times through a revival of intellectual and artistic achievement. A stroll along Providenciales’ breathtaking north shore reveals a Renaissance of its own in terms of condominium resorts, with no fewer than eight projects recently completed or currently underway. The ... Read more about this post
  • Doing It Right The First Time: Royal West Indies Resort January 1, 2000 Story & Photos By Kathy Borsuk My visit to the brand-new Royal West Indies Resort took place just after a two week holiday in the States, and contrary to what most vacationers feel when they arrive, I was grumpy, hot and sorely missing the comforts and conveniences of “home,” as well as the brilliant red, gold ... Read more about this post
  • Not Just Another Iguana September 1, 1999 Story & Photos by Ahrash N. Bissell, Dept. of Biology, University of Oregon A typical day in paradise: about 30 degrees Celsius, sunny but a bit hazy, with a moderate wind coming out of the east. Long stretches of white sand extend in either direction, and the few groups of people are alternately lazing on the beach ... Read more about this post
  • Whale Watching Extravaganza September 1, 1999 By Tracey Blanchard During the winter months, migrating pods of North Atlantic Humpback Whales pass through the Turks Island (Columbus) Passage between Grand Turk and South Caicos on their way to breeding and birthing grounds on the Silver Banks. If you are lucky, as was the author, you might be able to spot these graceful giants. I ... Read more about this post
  • Parrot Cay: An Experience in Perfection January 1, 1999 By Kathy Borsuk Photos by Francine Fleischer It seems appropriate that you travel to Parrot Cay by boat. After arrival at Providenciales Airport and a drive across the bustling island to Leeward dock, the 25 minute trip by water serves as a rite of passage from one world to another; reality to euphoria. Transport in the comfortable 48′ ... Read more about this post

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Sharon Weil Hornstein is the owner/photographer of Sand Dollar Images. Of this her first contribution to Times of the Islands she says, “For me, rainbows have always symbolized hope and opportunity and I believe this photograph captures the power, beauty and resilience of Turk & Caicos through Hurricanes Irma and Maria.” For more of Sharon’s Turks & Caicos images, visit www.sanddollarimages.comand follow her on Instagram @sanddollarimages and @turnstonehousetci.

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