What makes shopping in Turks and Caicos a fantastic experience?
The Turks and Caicos Islands aren’t typically regarded as a shopping paradise, but they do hide some fantastic deals. Therefore, if you’ve just landed here for your dream island vacation, give shopping in Turks and Caicos a try! The region is free of sales tax, the so-called “luxury tax,” and certain items like jewelry and watches are available duty-free to U.S. and Canadian citizens at certain stores.
When you plan to go shopping in Turks and Caicos, head straight to Providenciales–the region’s gateway island, also home to the world-famous Grace Bay Beach!
Here’s a guide on some of the best places to shop in this wonderous oceanic heaven.
Souvenirs, Gifts, and Jewellery
When thinking of shopping in high-density tourist destinations, the first thing that pops into our minds is souvenirs and gifts. And we hope you’re ready for a real shopping adventure! When searching for the perfect souvenirs and gifts in Turks and Caicos, you will find a great variety of beautiful tokens, handcrafted jewelry, and dreamy accessories unique to the islands.
To take some of your Turks and Caicos’ magic back home with you, you could purchase some local artwork or souvenirs while you’re on vacation. By doing this, you’re supporting the islands’ economy while encouraging local artists to pursue and improve their craft.
Alverna’s Craft Market: Alverna’s Craft Market features a combination of locally made and imported crafts. You’ll find sculptures, baskets, shells, and other unique items to preserve a fond memory of your trip to Turks and Caicos.
Anna’s Art Gallery: You should head straight to this gallery if you appreciate fine art. You can buy paintings, watercolors, and jewelry, among many other beautifully-crafted items!
Art Provo: This is another shopping spot perfect for buying everything from paintings, jewelry, and art pieces to fine porcelain.
The Wellington Collection: You’ll find a lot of handmade souvenirs, paintings, jewelry, gifts, and art pieces at this location.
Konk Apparel: This local fashion brand has everything from hats and tops to backpacks and sunglasses!
Atelys: When shopping for jewelry in Turks and Caicos, Atelys is a must-visit. Atleys works primarily with silver but also uses sea glass and other semi-precious stones.
Shopping in Turks and Caicos has never been easier with these all-in-one shopping plazas. You’ll usually find a diverse selection of restaurants, art galleries, gift and souvenir stores, as well as other holiday amenities at these bustling locations.
Without further ado, here’s a list of the best shopping plazas that offer a convenient and exciting shopping experience in Turks and Caicos:
Time to go SHOPPING!
No great vacation is complete without a good round of shopping and a run around the neighborhood. Hopefully, now you have a good insight into where to go shopping in Turks and Caicos!
Now, here’s a pro TIP to save you time when on our islands: always try to locate a hotel or a resort that provides easy access to all of the main destinations on your itinerary. That’s why renting one of our Aqua Divina villas is an excellent choice when heading to Turks and Caicos. In short, we offer unrivaled facilities and a convenient location close to Grace Bay Beach and Provo’s main shopping centers.
What are you waiting for? There’s lots of shopping to be done in Turks and Caicos!