Conch fritters (delicious fried shellfish snacks). Yes, you can get them elsewhere in the Caribbean, but they are so good in Turks and Caicos they even host an annual Conch festival to celebrate this deliciously unhealthy snack.
Saskia, Original Traveller
Located to the southeast of the Bahamas, the Turks & Caicos Islands are made up of eight major islands and numerous uninhabited smaller ones, known as 'cays'. They are renowned for their numerous white sandy beaches and pristine coral reefs, and are consistently rated among the top ten diving locations in the world. Providenciales, the largest island, is just an hour's flight from Miami and is well connected with other cities in the US and Europe.
Why we think you’ll love it
- The Turks & Caicos Islands have some exceptional diving, with more than 1,000 square miles of coral reef encircling the islands, excellent wall diving and a healthy marine environment.
- Learn more and find out when to go in our in-depth guide