Travel Blogs from Providenciales
... a turtle, and all the regular reef fish: parrot fish, squirrel fish, trumpet fish, sea cucumbers (minchia di mare!) and a couple of really nice starfish. The coral heads were pretty big badly damaged and there were not so many fan corals but it was still quite beautiful and so close to the beach! The water was very clear. Visibility around ~60 feet and we swam out slight against the current so the return was easier. We were probably out there for ...
31/3 when we finally arrived at just after 7am we had 3 reefs in the genoa and 2 in the main, and we were still doing 6 to 7 knots, we had had several large waves come onboard during the night and the boat was damp but good, as we turned in the wind was upto 26kts, we tried to start the engines to motor in but the starboard engine would not work, so we were forced to motorsail upwind up a narrow channel between the reefs, then the main sheet ...
... and said, "wow that's a good muffin." Brian said, "what, you can get a muffin anywhere." Then he took a bite and said, "ok, that's a good muffin."
Our trip to Bight Reef almost started in disaster. The dive shop back home sold me a neoprene mask strap that was supposed to replace the silicone strap. So I blithely removed the strap. Then I realized there was no way to insert the neoprene strap. 30 minutes later, with the help of ...
... dense, dark blue. Larger pelagic fish tend to haunt this area; in fact, we saw eight to ten foot long nurse sharks wandering about this region. One actually swam alongside Ben, about an arm's length away.
The normal public would contend that sharks are scary... but divers are an odd lot and tend to think such encounters are cool. I myself think that the barracudas are much scarier. They have these huge teeth and have actually been known ...
... Ambergris Cay. Leaving a few hours later, we were stranded in the middle of the Caicos Bank for our anchorage - which ended up being a really sweet experience. We couldn't see land and it was a clear and beautiful night. Unfortunately, the wind and seas did kick up a bit as the night went on (we moved off a bit and anchored on our own as opposed to remaining rafted up, banging our hulls together all night), but it was still a really enjoyable ...
Other places to stay in Providenciales
Grace Bay Road, Providenciales | 5 star hotelfrom $390
Grace Bay Rd, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Good Value
- Getting too built up.
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $444
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales | 5 star hotelfrom $469
- It may be good in 2006
- 5 star marketing with 1 star execution
Grace Bay Road, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $513
- Perfect place for romance
- Recent week vacation to turks and caicos
Airport Plaza, Airport Rd, Providenciales | Hotelfrom $154
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $167
- Most excellent beach front resort
- Great value on a fabulous beach
- Lovely Holiday at Sibonne
Ventura Drive, Providenciales | 5 star hotelfrom $461
- Great place to relax
- Quality peace and quiet
- Great accomadations and beach
Lower Bight Rd 218, Grace Bay, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $488
- Great, Quiet Property
- Beautiful Place for Our Honeymoon
- Nice and Quiet. Great R & R
Marina Road, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $378
Stubbs Road, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $276
Bonventure Cres Road, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $166
Crescent Road, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $219
Providenciales, Providenciales | Hotelfrom $200
Grace Bay Rd, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $132
533 Chalk Sound Dr, Five Cays Settlement | Hotelfrom $222
Turtle Cove, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $224