The Mansions on Grace Bay
Travel Blogs from Providenciales
... must have jumped two feet into the air, and then, boy, did they run.
Sadly the "honey, we've missed the ship" marathon was over, and everyone got on board much to my disappointment. I would have loved just once to have waved to a couple on the dock as we majestically sailed into the sunset. How I would laugh as they cried and argued about whose fault it was.
However, more fun was to be had just a few moments later. The ship slowly backed out ...
... sat and laughed at the crazy amazing twist our life together has taken, at one point so giddy I jumped up and a la Kevin Garnett yelled up to the deep blue sky "ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!" hehe.
The next day Steven and I took the tender up to a deserted island and found our own private stretch of white sugar sand beach. We dove for sand dollars and enjoyed a walk with ice cold beers (I know shocking, more beers). We lazily wasted away the afternoon in the hot ...
... and a pen cap, I had the original strap back in. Finally, we head down the beach to Coral Gardens.
After a long walk (about 1.5 miles), got to the reef and taught Alex how to snorkel. He picked it up fairly well, and we swam around for a while. We then went to Somewhere for lunch. The server recommended the fish tacos, so Brian and Alex split those and I had the fish sandwich. Neither had never had fish tacos before and ...
... divers, especially those wearing shiny jewelry (note to self: it's okay to take off my wedding ring once in a while). As I was swimming to the boat after my second dive, there happened to be one hanging out just beneath the starboard side... and, sometimes unfortunately, you can actually see animals pretty clearly while diving. What I remember most about it was its eyes - big, black gleaming eyes that seemed to follow my feeble human movements. ...
... the good decency to get unhooked and slither down the transom steps all by itself. That was our sign to quit.
Approaching tiny French Cay we finally spotted another boat - an old wreck on the reefs near the island (likely pushed there in a storm). We anchored in the lee of the island for the night but not without some difficulty. The bottom was less sand with more hard marl, making setting the anchor difficult. ...
Other places to stay in Providenciales
Grace Bay Road, Providenciales | 5 star hotelfrom $396
Grace Bay Rd, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $163
- Good Value
- Getting too built up.
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $411
Grace Bay, Providenciales | 5 star hotelfrom $433
- It may be good in 2006
- 5 star marketing with 1 star execution
Grace Bay Road, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $480
- Perfect place for romance
- Recent week vacation to turks and caicos
Airport Plaza, Airport Rd, Providenciales | Hotelfrom $78
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $161
- Most excellent beach front resort
- Great value on a fabulous beach
- Lovely Holiday at Sibonne
Ventura Drive, Providenciales | 5 star hotelfrom $462
- Great place to relax
- Quality peace and quiet
- Great accomadations and beach
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $444
- Great, Quiet Property
- Beautiful Place for Our Honeymoon
- Nice and Quiet. Great R & R
Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $297
Grace Bay, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $296
Grace Bay, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $141
Crescent Road, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $204
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales | Hotelfrom $200
Grace Bay Rd, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $132
Turtle Cove, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $177