Turks & Caicos

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Need of some fresh inspiration for home decor in the New Year? Look no further. The Pantone Color Institute—a consulting service within Pantone that forecasts global color trends—recently revealed its 2020 Color Of The Year as Classic Blue (19-4052), a rich indigo shade reminiscent of an evening sky. 

The hue is a striking contrast to 2019’s bright coral, which made its way into throw pillows, furniture, wall coverings and home appliances over the last 12 months. Classic Blue echoes the first-ever Pantone Color of the Year, Cerulean Blue, which was selected in 1999, during a time of great anticipation (the New Millennium was arriving) and concerned curiosity (Y2K). Experts at Pantone note that the start of a new decade, 2020, evokes many of these same


As winter encroaches around the globe, high season in Turks & Caicos kicks off, enticing travelers with plenty of fantastic weather, sunny skies and warm waters. Here, we highlight some of our top picks of places to go and things to do on the islands throughout peak season. 

GO FOR A CRUISE HERE - Book a cruise out of Providenciales to get up close with the iguanas of Little Water Cay, snorkel in the clear blue waters or relax on the beaches of Water Cay—its calm waters and unique, low white limestone cliffs attract beach-lovers of all ages. 

SOAK IN THE SUNSET HERE - Head to Pink Bar on Grace Bay Beach to pair a glass of chilled rosé with Caribbean ocean views. Part of the Wymara Resort and Villas, the bar also hosts a live DJ on Sundays. Stop in to catch


A home is where you can freely express yourself, and your sense of style. Whether you prefer vibrantly-hued modern artwork or shabby-chic, locally-crafted furnishings, these boutiques and showrooms in and around Turks & Caicos are certain to have something that appeals to your distinct taste. 

Making Waves Art Gallery
Bring a bit of island beauty into your home with a painting from Sara Alexandra Skye. The local artist creates colorful wall art inspired by Turks & Caicos’ white sand beaches—in particular, Grace Bay, where her gallery is located. Be sure to check out Sara’s geode objets d’art as well, each is a mesmerizing, glittery blend of color and texture. 

Finishing Touch
Specializing in interior design, Grace Bay’s Finishing Touch is known for combining

Exquisite amenities, incredible locations and award-winning, five-star service—it’s no wonder hotel-branded residences are continuing their rise in prominence and popularity. The Sunday Times recently reported that there are presently more than 400 branded residential offerings across the globe, the majority of which are hotel branded—and this sector of the market shows no sign of slowing. 

These residences offer top-tier services coupled with their hotel or resort brand’s prestige, appealing to jet-setting buyers and renters willing to pay a premium for a turnkey lifestyle without the hassle of a private property. Additionally, the residences often align with luxury brands that buyers recognize, instilling confidence in the level of service and


From the picturesque hills of Montecito to the pristine beaches of Punta Mita, here are seven of the poshest properties available for lease right now. 

1020 PALISADES BEACH ROAD - A comfortably contemporary home with an Old Hollywood pedigree, this six-bedroom, seven-bath estate was originally built in 1928 for silent film star Norma Talmadge and was a hangout for the industry elite. While it retains the style, materials, elegance and ambiance of Hollywood’s Golden Age, the home—represented by Santiago Arana—has been tastefully updated for today’s casual resort lifestyle. Plus, the entire home has been redesigned to maximize the sweeping views that span the entire Santa Monica Bay.

350 ORTEGA RIDGE ROAD - Experience Montecito living at its finest in


With Lobster Season now underway, it’s time to decide where to get your lobster fix on Providenciales, Grand Turk or the Sister Islands of North and Middle Caicos.

Grand Turk

Sandbar Restaurant – The quintessential beach bar, located on Governor’s Beach just off Front Street Sandbar, is the perfect location for a lazy afternoon lunch—just be sure to stick around for sunset and the famed “green flash.” The quality of the food is indisputable and draws all manner of patrons, from sandal-wearing tourists to well-healed attorneys on break from the nearby Supreme Court, everyone’s a fan of Sandbar. 
Must-Try – Lobster Curry

Guanahani Restaurant & Bar - Outdoor dining with the sound of the waves on Pillory Beach to keep you company, what more could you want?


A record-breaking sale, new developments unveiled, exclusive listings hitting the market—Q2 2019 brought the excitement to Turks & Caicos. 

Beautiful beaches, close proximity to the United States and Canada and the convenience of no currency controls continue to make visiting and purchasing in Turks & Caicos an appealing option for those seeking relaxed luxury a short distance from home.

Check out OneNine Longbay’s new collection of luxury villas, discover which recent sale shattered local records and enjoy an up-close look at the single-family home, condominium and vacant land markets in this detailed Q2 report from The Agency Turks & Caicos.

VIEW TURKS & CAICOS Q2 2019

 

 


Nothing can quite compare to a Turks & Caicos wedding, with white sand beaches, turquoise waters and magnificent sunsets serving as the ultimate picture-worthy backdrop. Below, we spotlight four of our favorite venues for unforgettable seaside weddings. 

Wymara Resort and Villas - Situated along Provo’s Grace Bay Beach, Wymara Turks + Caicos offers stunning venues to suit weddings, large and small. Take your vows with toes in the sand, under a flower-laden archway by the sea. Then, stroll over to Zest Beach Bar + Grill, which features one area for cocktails (up to 100 guests) and another for sit-down dining (up to 40 guests). Overlooking the pool and gardens, Stelle Restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating for an intimate private event, or can

Ian Hurdle, managing partner of The Agency’s Turks & Caicos office, has broken yet another real estate record —this time, selling Triton Luxury Villa - 203 Long Bay Beach Drive for $11.5 million, making it Long Bay’s highest ever property sale and the highest sale on the scenic 17-mile-long island of Providenciales since 2015. Ian brokered both sides of the marquee deal for the seven-bedroom, six-bath, 12,757-square-foot home, fondly known as Triton Villa, which was also the seventh-largest recorded sale in the history of Providenciales and Ian’s second record sale in two years—he previously sold the Ron Shaw-designed Mothershouse on Provo’s Cherokee Road in 2017 for $7.625 million.

Triton Luxury Villa offers the utmost privacy, located on two lush



It was the sunshine and sea breezes that drew you to Turks & Caicos, where connecting with the outdoors is at the forefront of everyday life?  To help inspire your connection with nature, here are four ways to best utilize your outdoor space, plus some truly amazing inspo from some of the area’s most incredible properties. 

Build a Floating Sun Deck - A dreamy, over-water sun deck will add usable square-footage to any waterfront home—use Wymara Villa 5107’s multi-purpose design for inspiration. This kind of deck can function as a dining terrace or serve as an open-air reading nook, or a romantic spot to share morning coffees and evening cocktails. 

Add a Pool (or Three) - Take a page out of 233 Long Bay Beach Club’s book— the home’s resort-style grounds