Making the Best of Your Vacation in Turks and Caicos with Kids
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Is it safe?
We get it. As a parent, your children’s safety is your number one concern. Thankfully, in Turks and Caicos you can let your kids roam free and explore the natural wildlife, serene beaches, calm waters and more, under your supervision, of course.
There are no poisonous animals, insects or plants, except for a few species of trees that can cause rashes if touched. For the most part, the islands offer an excellent opportunity for kids to come into contact with nature, discover marine life and have lots of fun doing it.
Is it fun?
Yes, vacationing with your kids in Turks and Caicos can be very enjoyable, for adults and youngsters alike! Depending on individual preferences, there are many island activities available for kids, from water sports and cruises to beach horse and pony riding.
Things to do in Turks and Caicos with kids:
- Exploring ocean life through water sports
Water sports in Turks and Caicos are by no means reserved only for adults. Children can safely engage in water activities as well, and they’re actually encouraged to do so. Picking up a new water sport and learning all the tips, tricks and safety procedures from a young age will help them become confident and eager to learn more in the years to come.
Kids can try snorkeling, swimming, sailing and more under adult supervision and have endless hours of fun exploring the vast ocean life. The Provo Swim School in Providenciales offers guidance and specialized training for children of all ages, but also for adults. So, if you’ve never quite mastered the art of swimming, you can now learn to do it alongside your kids on a tropical vacation in Turks and Caicos.
- Going on boat cruises
With so many options at your disposal, you and your kids can always hop on a boat for a cruise around the islands. Besides gorgeous coastal views and access to secluded locations across the archipelago, boat excursions offer a ton of opportunities for entertainment for kids, like water slides and wake tube riding.
- Riding horses and ponies on the beach
- Making friends with animals
- Enjoying the islands’ many sandy playgrounds