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The Sands at Grace Bay Voted #1 Caribbean Resort in 2024 USA TODAY 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards

The Sands at Grace Bay proudly announces that it has been voted the #1 Caribbean Resort in the esteemed 2024 USA TODAY 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards! This prestigious accolade underscores the unwavering commitment to excellence and unparalleled guest experiences that define The Sands at Grace Bay.

Expressing heartfelt gratitude to the cherished guests, loyal fans, and dedicated team members, Mona Beeson, General Manager of The Sands at Grace Bay, remarked, “Thank you to all of our beloved guests, fans, and friends for voting! We are thrilled to share this celebration with you all and with our team, who work diligently to welcome our guests with stellar service every day – this award is for all you do.”

The Sands at Grace Bay invites both returning and new guests to savor every moment at its award-winning resort, promising an unforgettable experience amid the breathtaking beauty of Turks & Caicos.

To view additional details about this award, please visit https://10best.usatoday.com/awards/travel/best-caribbean-resort-2024.

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The Sands at Grace Bay Receives 2023 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

The Sands at Grace Bay resort situated on the award-winning Grace Bay Beach in Turks and Caicos, Providenciales has received the Travelers’ Choice award for 2023.

“Winning the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for the 11th year is a true source of pride for The Sands team. This award showcases the great efforts of our welcoming team members who go out of their way each and every day to provide guests with the very best experience each and every time they visit. We would like to say ‘thank you’ to all of our past guests, friends, and fans — and, of course, for once again making us a winner of this splendid accolade,” said Mona Beeson, General Manager at The Sands at Grace Bay. “We continue working hard every day to keep that excellence going strong and to always delivering the vacations of our guests dreams!”

The Travelers’ Choice awards honor travelers’ favorite destinations, hotels, restaurants, things to do, and beyond, based on the reviews and opinions collected from travelers and diners around the world on Tripadvisor over a 12-month period. Travelers’ Choice recognizes businesses that earn consistently great reviews. Travelers’ Choice award-winners are among the top 10% of listings on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice honors select accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence. Winners are determined based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and ratings posted on Tripadvisor over a 12-month period, as well as an additional editorial process.

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The Sands at Grace Bay Voted #1 Caribbean Resort in USA TODAY 10Best Awards

The Sands at Grace Bay is thrilled to announce that it has been voted #1 Caribbean Resort in the USA TODAY 10Best Top Ten Caribbean Resorts Awards as chosen by a panel of Caribbean travel experts and voted by readers as the best in the region.

Commenting on this preeminent award, The Sands’ General Manager Mona Beeson said, “This outstanding accolade naming The Sands as the 2023 Best Caribbean Resort is the direct result of a comprehensive and collective team effort across all areas of our resort. When we heard that we had been nominated we felt honored and now that we have been voted #1 Caribbean resort we are simply overjoyed and enthusiastic to express our gratitude! To add to this fabulous news, Hemingway’s Restaurant situated oceanfront here at The Sands was named Best Restaurant in the Caribbean, garnering the #1 spot on the list of Top Caribbean Restaurants. We look forward to celebrating all the year through and will continue striving for excellence in every aspect of our guests experience. 

Thank you to each and everyone who voted. The overwhelming response from our valued past guests and Sands’ fans is ultra-heartwarming and profusely appreciated. We graciously thank you for your support. It’s the perfect time to come for a visit and be part of the celebration!”

Click to read the USA TODAY 10Best “Best of the Caribbean for 2023” that shares the top winners in all categories. The Sands at Grace Bay is honored to be in such distinguished company.



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The Sands at Grace Bay Receives 2022 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

The Sands at Grace Bay resort situated on the Tripadvisor voted “2022 World’s Best Beach” — Grace Bay Beach — in Turks and Caicos, Providenciales has received the Travelers’ Choice award for 2022.

“Winning the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for the 10th year is a true source of pride for The Sands team. It’s the wonderful customer feedback that makes this award possible so we would like to say ‘thank you’ to all of our past guests, friends, and fans — and, of course, to our welcoming and hard-working staff for once again making us a winner of this splendid accolade,” said Mona Beeson, General Manager at The Sands at Grace Bay. “We look forward to keeping that excellence going strong and to continuing to deliver the vacations of our guests dreams here at The Sands at Grace Bay time and time again!”

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The TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Award recognizes hospitality excellence and is only given to establishments that consistently receive excellent traveler reviews on Tripadvisor. The establishments honored with the Traveler’s Choice award are located across the globe and represent the top tier of businesses listed on the website. The Travelers’ Choice accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

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The Sands at Grace Bay Receives 2020 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

The Sands at Grace Bay resort situated on the Tripadvisor voted “2020 World’s Best Beach” — Grace Bay Beach — in Turks and Caicos, Providenciales has received the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for 2020. Winners of this award, formerly known as the Certificate of Excellence, are among the top 10% of businesses on TripAdvisor. Travelers’ Choice recipients include destinations, airlines, accommodations, restaurants, attractions and experiences worldwide that earn consistently great user reviews.

The Travelers’ Choice accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

According to a 2019 TripAdvisor survey, travelers said recognition programs are tremendously influential in consumer decision-making. This feedback compelled TripAdvisor to update its award program structure “to bring greater clarity around these awards to consumers, making them even more helpful and valuable,” according to its website.

“It’s the wonderful customer feedback that makes this award possible so we would like to say ‘thank you’ to all of our past guests, friends, and fans — and, of course, to our welcoming and hard-working staff for for making us a winner of this splendid accolade for the 9th year.” We appreciate your roles in helping us garner this acclaim,” said Mona Beeson, General Manager at The Sands at Grace Bay. “We look forward to seeing all of our past guests and all new travelers  to deliver the vacations of your dreams at The Sands at Grace Bay soon.”

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The Sands at Grace Bay is Named Best Family Resort in The Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards

The sands at Grace Bay Wins Caribbean Travel Award

We are thrilled to announce that in The Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2019, The Sands at Grace Bay named “Best Family Resort!”

There’s no more discerning audience of frequent travelers than subscribers to Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel.

The Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards, celebrates the best in Caribbean travel as chosen by the media outlet’s readers.

Thousands of Caribbean Journal subscribers voted in this year’s Awards, selecting from a highly competitive field of nominees chosen by CJ’s editorial staff.

“The Caribbean travel industry has never been more competitive, from its luxury hotels to its airlines, and the bar continues to rise,” said Alexander Britell, editor and publisher of Caribbean Journal. “The world’s largest community of travelers to the Caribbean has spoken, and spoken passionately, and we are proud to announce this year’s winners — in other words, the best of the Caribbean.”

“This acclaim demonstrates the excellent hospitality and service that our staff provides guests.  Thanks to you all for all your hard work and to all of our wonderful past guests and fans for voting.  We look forward to seeing you again soon,” said Mona Beeson, General Manager of The sands at Grace Bay.

Click Here to read the full article on Caribbean Journal.

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The Sands Honored in 2018 Booking.com Guest Review Awards

The Sands at Grace Bay has just received the news that we have once again been honored in the acclaimed “Guest Review Awards” presented by Booking.com — and this year our score is even higher!

Every year, Booking.com celebrates properties with an average score of 8.0 and above for properties who have ten or more reviews online.

Booking.com says, “We know these properties have offered great guest experiences, and our Guest Review Awards are a great way to showcase this achievement.”

The score is based on all reviews that were published on the website during the 24 months preceding.

This is how Booking.com calculates average scores: Guests can evaluate six separate categories with four smiley or sad faces, each face counting for a score of 2.5. When calculating scores, Booking.com adds up the scores for Cleanliness, Comfort, Location, Facilities, Staff, and Value, and divides by 6 – the number of individual categories. Reviews automatically expire after 24 months.

Thank you to all our guests for the superb reviews and to our entire team here at The Sands for continuing to make guest stays into award-winning experiences!

 

 

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The Sands is Honored in “Guest Review Awards” by Booking.com

The Sands at Grace Bay - Booking-dot-com awardWe are thrilled to share news of the most recent award The Sands at Grace Bay is proud to be honored in the acclaimed “Guest Review Awards” presented by Booking.com!

Every year, Booking.com celebrates properties with an average score of 8.0 and above for properties who have ten or more reviews online.

The Sands at Grace Bay receives Booking-dot-com Guest Review AwardsBooking.com says, “We know these properties have offered great guest experiences, and our Guest Review Awards are a great way to showcase this achievement.”

The score is based on all reviews that were published on the website during the 24 months preceding.

This is how Booking.com calculates average scores: Guests can evaluate six separate categories with four smiley or sad faces, each face counting for a score of 2.5.

When calculating scores, Booking.com adds up the scores for Cleanliness, Comfort, Location, Facilities, Staff, and Value, and divides by 6 – the number of individual categories.

Reviews automatically expire after 24 months.

Thank you to all our guests for the superb reviews and to our entire team here at The Sands for continuing to make guest stays into award-winning experiences!Celebrating The Sands at Grace Bay Booking-dot-com award #guestsloveus

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The Sands Earns 2018 “Recommended” Property Acclaim on HotelCheck

We are thrilled to share that The Sands is a 2018 “Recommended” property on HolidayCheck!  The Sands belongs to the very highly rated hotels on HolidayCheck this year– Europe’s biggest hotel review portal.

Garnering this new acclaim is a true source of pride for the entire team at The Sands at Grace Bay, we’d like to thank all of our past guests who recommended The Sands on the travel review site HolidayCheck.

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The Sands Receives Hotels.com “Loved By Guests” Award

We would like to thank our past guests for your reviews that have made The Sands a 2018 Hotels.com™ “Loved by Guests” award winner are based on verified guest reviews.

Knowing that reviews are becoming even more influential than the official star ratings, Hotels.com looked at more than 25 million Hotels.com guest reviews on the website to pick the winners.
We are very proud to continuously receive such prestigious awards,” said Mona Beeson, GM of The Sands at Grace Bay. “The Sands truly is better than ever! Having our resort receive such praise demonstrates how much our commitment to excellence, the high level of service provided by our staff, and the affordable luxury we offer on Grace Bay Beach is appreciated and recognized by our guests.”