Turks and Caicos villas provide visitors with some of the best lodging options in the chain. These extra-spacious vacation rental properties are akin to rental homes, though there are some minor differences. For starters, virtually every villa rental that you will find in the TCI is luxurious. The same can be said about most of the rental homes, though some of the home rentals are simpler and feature more modest amenities. Another difference between a rental villa and a rental home is that the villa is likely to come with maid and laundry service. You might even have someone to cook your meals for you or a private butler to tend to any number of wants or needs.
Turks and Caicos luxury villas can be found on a number of different islands, with the island of Providenciales being home to the most abundant supply. Grace Bay Beach is where many villa hunters begin their search, as this top-rated beach in the Turks and Caicos is also the territory's most popular tourist destination. You can find a variety of immaculate villas along this twelve-mile beach, and the more luxurious ones feature perks such as a private pool and beach access. When you're not hanging out at the beach during your stay at one of the Grace Bay Beach villas, you can walk to any number of restaurants to get something to eat or see what the local shops have to offer. You can also enjoy a variety of fun tours, as tour agencies are plentiful in the area.
When looking to rent a spacious and well-equipped villa on the island of Providenciales, you can expand your options by considering some of the other destinations. There are some wonderful villas at Sapodilla Bay Beach, for example, and a villa overlooking Taylor Bay Beach can also make a fantastic base. These beaches are even more relaxed and tranquil than Grace Bay Beach, and families with small kids are especially encouraged to keep them in mind, due to the calm and shallow waters.
Other islands in the Caicos Islands chain offer Turks and Caicos villas that are worth adding to your list of potential places to stay. On North Caicos, for example, you can rent a luxury villa with a pool on Whitby Beach, and the private island of Parrot Cay features many villas that will dazzle and impress. As is true of many Turks and Caicos luxury villas, the villas at Parrot Cay are associated with a resort hotel. Most of the Parrot Cay villas have their own pools, and some also include chef and/or butler service.
A number of other Turks and Caicos resorts offer spectacular villa rentals that are also worthy of consideration. They include the Grace Bay Club on Grace Bay Beach and the Amanyara Resort. The Amanyara Resort is also found on the island of Providenciales, though it calls the more isolated beach of Malcolm's Beach home. A Ritz-Carlton on the island of West Caicos recently joined the scene, and you might keep an eye out for other relatively new luxury resorts that also offer villa rentals. The advantage of staying at a resort villa is the fact that you will have the resort's facilities at your disposal. You will also have an opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities that are provided by the resort, many of which are available at no extra cost.
You don't have to limit yourself to the Caicos Islands when trying to find Turks and Caicos villas. Villa rental properties are also available in the Turks Islands area. The main islands in the Turks chain is Grand Turk, and it offers a decent amount of villa rentals that are located on or near an idyllic beach. Salt Cay is also not to be overlooked. It is among the most tranquil islands that you can stay on during Turks and Caicos vacations. That being said, all of the islands offer a laid-back appeal that is hard to match.
Regardless of which Turks and Caicos villa you secure, the amenities are likely to be complete. Most offer full kitchens, private laundry facilities, cozy linens in the multiple bedrooms, and a home entertainment system that includes a TV and a DVD player. Having a patio or deck of some kind is also common, and it's certainly not rare to find TCI villas with private pools. In other words, you will have everything that you will need to enjoy a pleasant stay and then some.
The Turks and Caicos villas can fill up fast during the peak winter season, and much like the Turks and Caicos hotels, the rates go up during the winter months. As such, anyone hoping to save some money on their TCI villa rental might stick to the off-season months. If you can't quite afford a villa stay, or you just want to add to your lodging options, there are other vacation rental options. A condo or cottage will mostly likely cost less than a villa, and there are simpler rental homes that cater to those who don't need a lot of added frills.