Commonly referred to as the ‘Breadbasket of the Turks and Caicos’, North Caicos is a 30 minute ferry ride from Providenciales which makes the island popular for day trips or dual vacations. Tourists can lobster dive with local fishermen in the tranquil waters, kiteboard in Bottle Creek or explore places of interest such as Flamingo Pond, Cottage Pond, and Wade’s Green Loyalist Plantation, among others. The island is well known for its lush tropical vegetation, agriculture and pristine beaches. Take a visit to the island’s farms where agriculturalists expertly harvest a number of crops such as callaloo, plantain, okra and sweet potato that are sold throughout the Turks and Caicos. Wake up in paradise and enjoy the scenic view of North Caicos’ unspoiled beaches while sipping on fever grass or moringa tea, just two of the locally grown, herbal blends.
The population of approximately 1,400 people live in the settlements of Bottle Creek, Whitby, Kew and Sandy Point.
TCI Ferry and boat charters offer daily trips making North Caicos easily accessible. For adventurous travelers, car and bicycle rentals are available as well as taxis and guided tours.