The Turks and Caicos Islands, or TCI, are a British Overseas Territory that consists the Caicos Islands and Turks Islands. The official language within the Turks and Caicos Islands is English, with locals referred to as Turks and Caicos Islanders. The climate within the Turks and Caicos Islands is relatively dry and sunny. Average high temperatures in a year reach 29.1 degrees Celsius or 84.3 degrees Fahrenheit, with an annual average low of 24.9 degrees Celsius or 76.8 degrees Fahrenheit.
What to see & do
The destinations with the Turks and Caicos Islands include Grand Turk Islands, North Caicos, Middle Caicos, and Pine Cay. The Grand Turk Islands is the largest island within the Turks Islands. Within Grand Turk Islands are Cockburn Town and the JAGS McCartney International Airport. Grand Turk Islands attractions include the Caicos Conch Farm, Cheshire Hall, Grand Turk Cruise Center, and Grand Turk Lighthouse, to name a few. Cockburn Town’s main sight is the Turks and Caicos National Museum, which is believed to be over 180 years old. Among its exhibits detail the history of the Lucayans, the Space Race, Turks and Caicos postage stamps, slavery and the history of the slave trade, the sisal and salt industries, royal events, together with the islands’ general history. Cockburn Town climate records an annual average high of 29.1 degrees Celsius, or 84.3 degrees Fahrenheit, with an annual average low of 24.9 degrees Celsius or 76.8 degrees Fahrenheit. North Caicos is the second-largest island in all of Turks and Caicos Islands. Its towns include Bottle Creek Whitby, Kew, and Sandy Point. Middle Caicos is known for its caves and Lucayan Indian archaeological sites, it features Mudjin Harbor, Bambara Beach, Conch Bar Artisan Studio, and Haulover Plantation. Turks and Caicos Islands’ Pine Cay is a privately owned island. The 800-acre island is occupied by around 36 homeowners, with a small-scale exclusive resort called The Meridian Club. The resort has an estimated 13 beachfront hotel rooms, restaurant, clubhouse, bar, and spa.