A HELPFUL GUIDE TO ISLAND SHOPPING
The Turks and Caicos Islands offer a wide array of shopping destinations, perfect for seeking out ornate souvenirs and unique piece of art to remember your journey to Providenciales. Shopping is even more alluring with no sales or luxury tax on the island. There are seven unique shopping plazas in the region known as Grace Bay, and if you’re looking for a memento of the island, native artisans and boutique gift shops showcase locally-crafted goods and wares. Perhaps the most elusive purchase in the Turks and Caicos is rare conch pearls, a treasure of the island and prized for their many hues ranging from pink to yellow.
BOUTIQUE SHOPPING IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS
The artistry on the island ranges from locally made jewelry, pottery, oil paintings, glass art, hand-woven baskets, and even handmade cigars. Boutique shopping is the Turks and Caicos is like treasure hunting, and for those looking to remember their island experience for years to come, something locally made will tell a story each time you see it.
SHOPPING CENTERS IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS
If you’re in the Grace Bay area, you’ll want to visit Regent Village and the Salt Mills located within walking distance of the beach. There you’ll find dining, rental shops, galleries, resort wear, and even a play center for the kids to spend a few hours while you explore the plaza. Several parking areas bookend the plazas, and once parked you can easily walk to both ends of the shopping district. Taxis are also available if you find your arms heavy-laden with treasures after a day out shopping in the Turks and Caicos Islands.