Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos
The Turks and Caicos Islands are in the British West Indies at the southeast end of the Bahamas chain. Forty islands and Cays make up Turks and Caicos, but only eight are inhabited. The most popular with tourists is Providenciales ("Provo"), home to the beautiful twelve mile Grace Bay Beach. Whether you want to relax on the beach, parasail, dive for conch, fish, snorkel/scuba or golf, Turks and Caicos has many activities to keep you busy or a lounge chair to let you relax.
The inhabited islands include Provo, Middle Caicos, North Caicos, South Caicos, Parrot Cay, Pine Cay, Grand Turk and Salt Cay. Most of the islands can be reached by air or boat from Provo.
Climate: June to October: 85-90°F, November to May: 80-84°F
Currency: US Dollar
*U.S. Currency Widely Accepted
Passport Needed?: Yes, required.
-Day Trips to Nearby Islands
Getting to the Islands
-International airlines fly into Providenciales (PLS) and Grand Turk (GDT) daily.
-Local flights and boats connect all the islands
NOTE: DRIVE ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROAD
-Scooter Rentals: Anyone 18 and older with valid driving license from home
-Car Rentals: 25 years and older with valid driving license
-Seatbelts are required to be worn
-Taxis are available: fares vary, so negotiate ahead of time
contacthttp://www.brilliant.tc (wedding info)
servicesPhotography: casual, photojournalistic style as well as traditional poses
contactProvidenciales, Turks and Caicos
servicesFilm and digital photography.
The local flower is the bougainvillea which comes in purple, pink, peach and white. All other flowers need to be imported to the island.
Pricing depends on the type of flower(s) and the number of bouquets, boutonnieres and decorations that will be needed. It is best to email or call to get a quote.
There are many options from a steel drum player, saxophonist, DJ, bands.
The website below lists music and entertainment options:
servicesMultiple instrument options (guitar, bass, keyboards, percussionist that plays maracas, congo drums, ripsaw); 1-3 man band
servicesWedding cake flavors: Chocolate, vanilla, marble, sour cream pount, and carrot.
servicesWedding cake flavors: Red velvet, lemon cake with lemon curd, vanilla cake with vanilla filling, chocolate, cherry, carrot cake, banana cake, caramel cake, amaretto cake.
*Note- Resort may offer its own event planning options
contactDestination Management and Event Planning
servicesWedding planning, hotel arrangements, plan activities, and more.
servicesWedding coordinating and planning, including helping with all venues.
Rules and Regulations
To Get Married on the Island
For the most up to date information and a complete list of rules and regulations to get married on the island, please visit the website:
Required to Obtain Marriage License
-Original Birth Certificate
-Both parties on island at time of application
-21 or older, or consent of parents/guardians
-Legnth of Time: Must be on island for 48 hours prior to applying for a marriage license
-Other rules pertaining to divorce, who can marry, etc.
-Marriage License Application and 2 Declarant Application Forms