Tips & Tricks
Apsara (Anse Chastanet, Soufriere) – this restaurant serves dishes with both Indian and Caribbean influences, such as mulligatawny soup with cumin yogurt or vegetable samosas, coconut-chili king prawns, pork vindaloo, tandoori-roasted salmon, as well as lamb chops, chicken, and lobster. Its unique desserts include seamoss-flavored kulfi (Indian-style ice cream) and something called “Apsara’s Temptation” (tandoori-baked […]
West Caicos — reputed to have the most beautiful diving spots in Turks and Caicos, West Caicos is a 9 square mile island that is virtually uninhabited. However, it is being developed as the future home of the most exclusive Ritz Carlton community in the world.
South Caicos — South Caicos is an 8.5 square mile island which attracts visitors for its fishing, birdlife, history, fresh seafood dishes and diving. South Caicos, or The Big South, is the fishing capital of the islands, and has the best natural harbor and several fishing plants — processing most of the nation’s seafood harvest […]
Shipwreck Shop (42 Front Street, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten) – this retailer has 16 stores (under names like Lord & Hunter, Island Living and Boardwalk) all over the island that stock a little of everything: colorful hammocks, hand-crafted jewelry, and the local Guavaberry liqueur, but the “flagship” store on Front Street in Philipsburg has the largest […]
Baywalk Shopping Mall (Baywalk Shopping Centre, Rodney Bay) – this shopping center has over 80 stores, some of which are major international retailers, such as Benetton, Nine West, Hugo Boss, US Polo, Mac and others. That, along with Western Union, cell phone providers Digicel and Lime, as well as fast food eateries, a casino, a […]
East Caicos — this is an uninhabited island, but is large in size (18 square miles). Swamps and mangroves cover a majority of the island. One can find the highest point of the islands here. There is a splendid 17 mile beach on this island’s north coast – which is usually only used by sea […]