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The Sands at Grace Bay is an oceanfront resort in the Turks and Caicos islands located on six acres of powder-white sand on Grace Bay Beach, one of most well-known beaches in the Caribbean. The resort, overlooking the Grace Bay oceanfront, is characterized by an air of laid-back sophistication highlighted by an open-air lobby, sweeping paddle fans and overstuffed chairs for the finest tropical comfort.
The resort is comprised of six three-story buildings situated amid a lush garden courtyard caressed by three free-form swimming pools. It is conveniently located just seven miles from Providenciales International Airport and six miles from the center of town. Among other nearby Turks and Caicos attractions are the Provo Golf Course, the Casa Blanca Casino and two marinas. Learn more about tours and excursions.
The resort features 114 rooms – 9 not in the rental pool. Accommodations range from junior suites to suites with one, two and two-bedroom with den, featuring full kitchens with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances and screened patios. Suites vary in size from 1,000 to 1,600 square feet.
Junior suites include mini-fridge, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker and cutlery. All residences offer air-conditioning and ceiling fans, color cable television, in-room electronic safe, direct dial telephone and wifi. Washers & dryers are available in all Junior Suite Garden Views and some Junior Suite Ocean Views.
Rooms feature a king or queen bedding configuration. One and two-bedroom suites feature comfortable dining areas and modern kitchens with granite counter tops. Kitchens are equipped with full stove, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, toaster, coffeemaker and cutlery. All rooms contain in-room washer and dryer including detergent.
Fully-equipped kitchens in one and two-bedroom suites provide the convenience to prepare any meal. Guests can enjoy a home-cooked meal miles away from home. For last-minute snacks, a convenience store is located on the resort property, open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday.
Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar – Beachside dining is available from 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., seven days a week. Enjoy al fresco, casual dining on the deck or open-air patio, virtually steps away from the beach. Island dishes are combined with traditional favorites. Selections range from light fare, gourmet sandwiches and salads to specialty entrées. A decadent dessert menu completes the offering. On Tuesday evenings, Hemingway’s hosts Caribbean Night accompanied by live music.
Complimentary activities and amenities include non-motorized water sports, tennis, beach-access, fitness facility, and bicycles.
Swimming – The theme of water is reinforced at the resort by 3 free-form pools flowing throughout the central garden courtyard connected by canals. The pools are adorned by a cascading waterfall, a relaxing Jacuzzi and small grottoes. An additional circular swimming pool is beachside. Guests can also enjoy the turquoise waters surrounding the white sand beaches at Grace Bay at this beachfront resort.
Water Sports and Biking – Guests have the opportunity to experience a multitude of water and sport activities courtesy of The Sands at Grace Bay. To fully appreciate what Grace Bay Beach has to offer, The Sands at Grace Bay provides free use of kayaks, paddle boards, Hobie Cats and snorkel gear between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. All water equipment can be reserved at the Beach Hut. Bicycles are available from 6:00 a.m. until dusk and can be reserved at the front desk.
Scuba Diving – Providenciales is world-renowned for its scuba diving. The healthy barrier reef surrounding the island, the third largest of its kind in the world, is home to millions of corals, tropical fish and other underwater companions – dolphins, hawksbill turtles, manta rays, nurse sharks, and many more. Scuba diving excursions can be arranged by our Tour Desk, located next to Hemingway’s restaurant alongside the hotel’s main swimming pool.
Tennis – Tennis is played on an all-weather court from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is lit for night play. Racquets are provided when guests reserve their court time at the front desk. Tennis balls are for sale at the resort’s convenience store. Private lessons are available to guests who want to improve their game.
Indoor Fitness Gym – Guests who want to stay in shape during holiday can visit the fitness gym daily between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. The gym houses step machines, stationary bikes and treadmills.
Golf – The Sands at Grace Bay is ideally located within a ten-minute drive to the 18-hole, 72-par championship course at Provo Golf Club. The Club has a reputation as one of the best and most challenging golf courses in the Caribbean. A four-tee position system ensures that this course is a challenge for golfers of all calibers. Golf lessons can be arranged by appointment. Twelve-acres of inland lakes and marsh, West Indies-style clubhouse, Fairways Bar and Grill and a Pro Shop make this Club a must-see for avid and curious golfers.
Guests indulge in an array of classic spa specialties such as massages, facials and body wraps at Spa Tropique. Experienced in various massage techniques including Swedish, Therapeutic, Reflexology and Hot Stone, patrons can choose from existing spa packages and add enhancements to tailor treatments. Couples massage and private treatments in-room are also available. The spa treatments rooms are open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., seven days a week and treatments are by appointment only.
A boutique-size conference room is available on-premise for small meetings. Audio and visual equipment is available for rental.
- Car rental and Tour Desk
- Roll-away cribs and high chairs
- Laundry / valet
- Complimentary WiFi in rooms, restaurant and lobby
- Computers available in Hospitality Suite
- Concierge service
- Welcome drink upon arrival
- Beach and pool lounge chairs & towels
- Complimentary bicycle use
- Complimentary non-motorized watersports (Hobie Cats, stand-up paddleboards, sea kayaks & snorkel gear)