The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands. The islands consist of 40 islands and cays, of which only eight are inhabited.
Providenciales or more commonly known as “Provo” is the largest island in the archipelago and covers an area of 38 miles and is the most developed island in Turks and Caicos. seven mile long Grace Bay Beach on Providenciales.
Princess Alexandra National Park is a 6532 acres (2643 hectares) coastal and marine national park off the north coast of Providenciales. Included in this protected area is Grace Bay Beach, The Bight Beach, The Bight Reef (Coral Gardens), Leeward Beach, Smith's Reef, and a large portion of the northern barrier reef of Providenciales. It was declared a national park in 1992,
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