Resort Report

  • Pushing the Boundaries June 22, 2023
    Nivå limited villa series makes a bold architectural statement. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Renderings Courtesy Windward It’s inspiring to see architecture that reacts to a challenging environment with boldness and creativity. The south shore of Providenciales is lined with craggy limestone ridges, not the classic ivory beaches of the north side. While this allows buildings to have ...
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  • Dive Enthusiast or Dive Addict? June 22, 2023
    Land-based or liveaboard diving . . . which is for you? By Kelly Currington A chance to dive the world-renowned reefs of the Turks & Caicos Islands is a coveted destination for any diver. Known for dramatic walls, warm, crystal-clear turquoise water, healthy, diverse marine life, and little or no current, choosing TCI as your destination is ...
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  • Finding A (Nemo)ne June 21, 2023
    The fascinating relationship between red snapping shrimp and corkscrew anemones. By Charlotte Kratovil-Lavelle (Dickinson College) and Clara Masseau (University of Colorado) ~ Edited by C.E. O’Brien, Ph.D. (The School for Field Studies, Center for Marine Resource Studies, South Caicos, Turks & Caicos Islands) Courtesy of Disney’s Finding Nemo (2003), many of us are familiar with the way clownfish make ...
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  • “Proud of My Islands” June 21, 2023
    A dream inspires a movement. By Ben Stubenberg ~ Photo By Attimi Photography “Proud of My Island” began as a dream in the Fall of 2021 that inspired Providenciales residents Sammy Kildegaard and Emiliano Otin to give back to the Turks & Caicos—islands that had given so much for them. Environmentalists at heart, they envisioned making a ...
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  • Caribbean Spiny Lobster June 20, 2023
    Taking a look at the “bugs” of the sea. Story & Photos By Kelly Currington When people hear the word “lobster” they generally think of a tasty entrée on their dinner plate, most likely the large-clawed Maine version. In the Turks & Caicos Islands and the rest of the Caribbean, our lobsters don’t have any claws and ...
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  • Steady As She Goes June 20, 2023
    What does the 2023 hurricane season hold? By Paul Wilkerson ~ Images Courtesy NOAA The predictions are in for the 2023 hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin. According to all of the primary predictors, including Colorado State University and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA’s) outlook, the 2023 season should be near normal overall. Colorado State ...
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  • It’s Been 16 Years! June 20, 2023
    Memories of childhood summers in South Caicos. Story & Photos By Davidson Louis When you are 12 years old and living on an island, you quickly learn to enjoy the little things in life—the simplest and most rewarding. Growing up in the Turks & Caicos Islands was special. In fact, it was actually a gift. When summer ...
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  • Remembering When: Operation Cossack March 28, 2023
    Story & Images By Paul Ward Experiencing the hustle and bustle of development in the Turks & Caicos today, especially on Providenciales, it is hard to believe that the basic infrastructure was put into place only a little more than 50 years ago. In 1967, Provident Limited, a development company headed by Fritz Ludington, identified the potential ...
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  • Sleuthing the Stave Story March 28, 2023
    What is the origin of a mysterious collection of vintage images of Grand Turk? Story and Illustrations By Jeff Dodge What was the connection between the Turks & Caicos Islands and a paper salesman from Los Angeles, California? This question came up after I noticed that a number of the vintage Turks Islands postcards in my collection ...
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  • Not Just Kiteboard Heaven March 28, 2023
    H2O Life. Style Resort combines wellness and sustainability. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy H2O Life. Style Resort The wind was blasting out of the southeast with mild chop in the blue-green sea and the dune grass bending towards the sand. Mmm . . . not a quiet beach day today, I thought. But as I looked ...
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  • Foray into Beekeeping March 28, 2023
    Pine Cay was the site of TCI’s first bee hive. By Diane Taylor The 2021 David Attenborough film, “Breaking Boundaries,” tells of a time not too long ago when England had no more short-haired queen bumble bees, a species important for pollination, not a single one. In 1990, they were extinct in the UK due to loss ...
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  • Houses of the Hurricane March 28, 2023
    A hidden history in the “bush” of North Caicos. Photo essay by Tom Rathgeb ~ Text by Jody Rathgeb The beauty of the Turks & Caicos Islands isn’t always about turquoise water and white sand. There is also beauty to be found in the “bush” and in the echoes of the past. On North Caicos, crumbling and overgrown ...
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  • Cleaning Stations March 28, 2023
    The five-star marine restaurant and spa. By Hope Milo, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia ~Edited by C.E. O’Brien, Ph.D., both from The School for Field Studies, Center for Marine Resource Studies, South Caicos, Turks & Caicos Islands Coral reefs are well known for their abundance and biodiversity, teeming as they are with multitudes of organisms hovering over heads of ...
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  • Redefining Reefs March 28, 2023
    Reef balls offer one way to protect coral reefs. Story & Photos By Rachel Craft On a recent trip to the Turks & Caicos Islands—my first visit, and hopefully not my last—I discovered that half of the Islands’ beauty lies underwater. I swam with hawksbill turtles at Smith’s Reef, spotted moray eels at Bight Reef, and nearly ...
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  • A Whale of a Project March 28, 2023
    Monitoring the presence, distribution, and behaviour of humpback whales. By Katharine Hart MSc., Cathy Bacon MSc., Turks & Caicos Islands Whale Project, and Amy Avenant, TCI Department of Environment & Coastal Resources ~ Photos by Katharine Hart, Deep Blue Charters, under SRP #2021-12-29-26 The Turks & Caicos Islands Whale Project (TCIWP) is a collaborative project between TCI’s Department of ...
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