Friday, August 18, 2017

TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS ~ Grace Bay Providenciales - Princess Alexandra National Park ~

... A new Caribbean island and NP to add to my collection... looks like a little piece of heaven on earth ☼ツ... unbelievably crystal-clear water with hundreds of shades of blues and greens and white sugar sand idyllic beaches.....Grace Bay Beach has regularly been acclaimed as the world’s best beach... the islands are known for its exceptional diving and is home to the third largest barrier reef system in the world... Thanks so much Trupti!!【ツ】
Photo:Ⓒ Michael Friedel

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,


Shells and Marine Snails

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