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Middle Caicos: An Exotic Hotspot for Outdoor Enthusiasts and Adventure Seekers

Imagine an exotic island retreat where you get to combine rest and relaxation with exciting outdoor adventures and nature exploration. Can you picture it? Great, now head over to Middle Caicos and make that dream a reality!

Middle Caicos, the largest island by land mass in all of Turks and Caicos, offers a formidable blend of island experiences that will satisfy both your need to unwind on a tropical vacation and your deep love for nature. Due to its large size and the fact that it is sparsely inhabited, it will feel like you have an entire island all to yourself.

Just a ferry trip away from the lively island of Providenciales, Middle Caicos provides endless opportunities for exploring authentic island wildlife through its many secluded beaches, cave systems, forests, wetlands and mangroves.

If nature is your happy place and you are committed to an adventure-filled island vacation, Middle has a few accommodation options, including hotels and vacation villas. If you’re not planning on staying on the island for the entire duration of your holidays, you can come over for a day trip from Providenciales and enjoy a fun-filled day in the archipelago’s “emerald retreat”, as Middle Caicos is often called.

Book one of our luxury villas at Aqua Divina in Providenciales, enjoy true comfort and relaxation at our stunning accommodations, and you’ll be one step closer to Middle Caicos for a one-day adventure trip!

How do you get to Middle Caicos?

As we mentioned before, Middle Caicos is accessible by ferry boat, although not directly. To get to the island, you need to take the ferry from Providenciales to North Caicos and complete the rest of your journey by car.

What can you do in Middle Caicos?

One of the best scenic spots for exploring Middle Caicos’ natural beauty is the Mudjin Harbour. This gorgeous three-mile-long beach is connected to many natural attractions, including the picturesque Dragon Cay limestone ironshore, several striking coastal cliffs and various caves with rich history.

Speaking of caves, Middle Caicos is home to some of the largest and most well-preserved dry caves systems in the Bahamas-Turks area. The Conch Bar Caves, named after the nearby village, can offer many hours of thrilling exploration through their many chambers and passages. The Indian Cave is another top tourist destination for adventure seekers, packed with native plants and local birds and small critters, as well as many breathtaking skylights and openings.

At the end of the day, Middle Caicos is an exotic island and by visiting it, you can expect to find a lot of beautiful beaches you can lounge on and relax to your heart’s content. As is the case with North and South Caicos and Salt Cay, some beaches in Middle Caicos are more on the wild side, featuring rich vegetation, rugged coastlines, and deep waters.

Some of the popular beach sites are Bambarra Beach and Conch Bar Beach. Bambarra Beach is an ideal spot for camping and offers a more tranquil beach experience, due to its sheltered location and its calm, shallow waters. Conch Bar, on the other hand, is fit for those who seek a more adventurous atmosphere.

The many trails spread across the island offer the perfect opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to explore its diverse landscape by foot or bike. If you want more of a challenge and a chance to have a bird’s eye view of the gorgeous, rugged coastlines, wander off the beaten path and hike your way to the island’s numerous high cliffs. The historical Crossing Place Trail in Middle Caicos is considered one of the finest hiking places in all of Turks and Caicos.

Whether you’re staying on the island or visiting on a one-day trip from Provo, Middle Caicos is a great destination for you if you’re seeking a little adventure during your tropical island holiday. The many natural attractions around the island will make you step out of your comfort zone and explore its vast, charming wilderness.