The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Lucayan Archipelago and are a British Overseas Territory consisting of eight islands: West Caicos, Providenciales, East Caicos, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos, Grand Turk and Saly Cay. Only East and West Caicos are uninhabited. Apart from a superb tourist destination, they are also well-known as an offshore financial center. The climate of the islands is classified as marine tropical, providing relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year.
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Scuba Diving in Graceland, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
Providenciales or Provo is very popular among tourists, as it provides one of the best beaches in the world, the Grace Bay Beach. The island is also a favorite destination for scuba lovers, as there are many exceptional dive sites on offer. Graceland is one of them and it lies between the Grouper Hole and the Coral Gables dive spots, in Grace Bay area.
It features a sand chute and a swimthrough leading to a wall at about 15.2 m/50 ft. Once at the wall, divers can explore the crevices and holes and admire the incredible marine life, which is full of barracuda, reef sharks, Nassau groupers, Atlantic trumpetfish and Tiger grouper, to name just a few. The water temperature varies between 24 °C/75.2 °F and 30 °C/86 °F and visibility can reach 28-30 m/91.8-98.4 ft.
Graceland is suitable for both the beginner and more experienced diver. Keep in mind that it is also a great spot for night diving and macro photography. Finally, Providenciales caters a great deal of accommodation options, world-class restaurants, stylish cafes and bars to relax, have fun and share your underwater experience with your family and friends.
How to Get to Destination
The location is not accessible by train. Note that there is no public transport anywhere on the islands, but you can rent a car or take a taxi.
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