In line with our everlasting desire to promote conscious travel as often as possible, here is your local, Black-owned guide to Turks and Caicos. There is something special about this Caribbean destination. Every traveler who has walked barefoot on the world-class beaches or experienced some of the best conch in the region will tell you. Turks and Caicos is the kind of destination that leaves you longing for turquoise waters for the rest of your days. It isn’t an exaggeration, the island life is a hard one to come back from.

By far the best part of traveling to the Caribbean is relaxing by some of the most peaceful beaches, all while supporting the diaspora. In this local, Black-owned guide to Turks and Caicos, we’ll make it easy for you. From dining to sleeping to full- blown enjoyment, here is the top, local list to Turks and Caicos.

Where to eat and chill


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Da Conch ShackDa Conch Shack serves everything you could want ‘under a palm tree’. A true beach dining experience loved by all who visit. Location: Blue Hills Rd, TKCA 1ZZ, Turks & Caicos Islands.

Mr Grouper Restaurant – Eat like a local at Mr Grouper Restaurant where there is promise of authentic Caribbean dishes and authentic Caribbean vibes. The signature seafood dishes and continuously reinvented with fresh fish seasoned with local spices. The restaurant is located on Lower Bight Rd, The Bight Settlement TKCA 1ZZ, Turks & Caicos Islands. 

Crackpot Kitchen – Ready to explore Turks and Caicos with a private Chef and live local entertainment? Crackpot Kitchen might just be the place to be. 

The Shisha Lounge – This is your locally owned Shisha Lounge in Turks and Caicos and it is sure to deliver. Located in Regency Village, Grace Bay Road. 

Froggies On Da Beach – A small, local restaurant located in the beautiful Wheeland, Blue Hills. Try out the best of the Turks and Caicos cuisine such as Okra and Rice and Lobster Mac. 

Where to shop

bēchë – A Turks and Caicos swimwear brand if ever there was one. Inspired by the sea, bēchë  is the ultimate ode to Turks and Caicos. We’re already convinced of its magic and head-turning abilities.

By Leonie & Co – An island inspired, Turks and Caicos owned brand for your jewellery, homeware and gift shopping. 



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The Wellington Collection – A local brand championing soft, sea-like jewelry options. 

Ekfraseis – A Black woman-owned Turks and Caicos business showcasing hand-made crafts and jewelry. 

Where to stay

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East Bay Resort – This all-inclusive Black-owned Turks and Caicos Resort hotel is perfectly located on the quintessentially Caribbean island of South Caicos. There is nothing like waking up to beachfront views and precious white sand beaches. Clearly the East Bay Resort understands how to do luxury, island style. Being located within the Admiral Cockburn Land and Sea National Park, there is surely no better place to unwind in the Caribbean.

Airbnb – If you’re looking for a local, Black-owned villa to host your stay in Turks and Caicos, then your search ends here. Superhost Thashena has created a contemporary Oasis for guests to truly indulge in the peace. Located steps away from the world renowned Grace Bay beach is just an added bonus of staying at Gardenia Villa. Between the remarkable views and the private pool, it is an irresistible option for travelers.  

Where to have fun


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The Looking Glass TCI– A clear kayak + transparent turquoise sea = a perfect combination, one you must experience when visiting the island. 

Seabob Jet – Two things that will forever be a mood: being in or by the beautiful island water and supporting local Black-owned businesses. With Seabob Jet you get the best of both worlds. 

Floaty island – Float through the day on island time and take in the best views in Turks and Caicos with Floaty Island. We know how we’ll be spending our days: at sea, carefree, floating until sunset. 

Noah’s Ark: A floating beach club and a full service restaurant with tasty meals and hard to forget cocktails. We love that it is on the water and an unreal place to watch the sunset. Noah’s Ark is located just up the channel from Water Cay off of Providenciales.

Get To Know Provo tours – If you’re looking for a locally-owned tourist guide, look no further. Offering both day and night tours, you’re in for a treat. 

Captain Oak’s Tiki Bar – Located off the much loved shores of Long Bay Beach, Captain Oak’s Tiki Bar is the place for top tier enjoyment. 

Turks ATVs – No trip to Turks and Caicos is complete without an ATV tour, and who better than a locally-owned Turks and Caicos number 1 ATVs tour company?