All this on the tropical paradise of North Caicos with miles of unspoiled white sand beaches, a protective off shore barrier reef, pine and wild fruit trees, hundreds of colorful birds, friendly residents, very low crime rate, beautiful, warm turquoise water with great fishing, diving and water sports. Zoned to stay uncrowded and peaceful.
# Located at Pelican Beach on the North Shore of North Caicos
# Two story townhouses designed to maximize ocean views
# Accommodates up to six guests comfortably
# Two bedrooms (one kingsize bed & one queensize bed)
# Pull out queensize sofabed in the living room
# Full kitchen, 1 1/2 baths
# Screened in porch on ground floor facing beach & ocean
# Upstairs balcony facing ocean & beach off North bedroom
# Ceiling fans, cool trade winds and central air conditioning
# Maid & laundry service available
# Caribbean architecture complementing the island setting
# Native landscaping
# Native stone accented exterior
# Local handcrafted interior finishing
# Designed by internationally respected architect, J.A. Lee, who lives in the Turks and Caicos Islands – his experience from 20 years residency has provided many customized details
Activities and Attractions
North Caicos is the most striking of the Turks and Caicos Islands, the major assets of the island include its unspoiled beauty, its wildlife, its spaciousness, its miles of unoccupied, beautiful white sand beaches, its fishing and its unexplored barrier coral reef providing some of the best scuba diving in the world. This island is lush in natural vegetation and is described as the garden spot of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The endless summer climate of the unspoiled island paradise of North Caicos offers visitors a wide range of activities and facilities, from snorkeling in the clear turquoise waters, to visiting local settlements and loyalist plantation ruins.
North Caicos is truly a water and beach lovers’ paradise. Investors, scuba divers, nature lovers, vacationers, and fishermen all find Turks and Caicos Islands a pleasant surprise. The local inhabitants are very nice people and are happy to see you.
Here are Some experiences you may find beautiful and exhilarating.
Pelican Beach Our beaches are spectacular! You can enjoy miles of uncrowded, clean, virgin shoreline, collecting gorgeous tropical seashells. Experience our magnificent sunrises & sunsets; we do recommend a visit during the full moon, the moon rising over Pelican Beach is truly beautiful. You may even see a green flash when the sets. When it rains it is usually just a short shower and it is not uncommon to see a double rainbow.
Exotic bird watching…
Flamingos at Mud Hole PondThe salt ponds and inland marshes serve as excellent feeding grounds for resident and migratory birds. Search for Great Blue Herons, the rare West Indian Whistling duck, Flamingos, Osprey and Pelicans alongside Grebes, Egrets, Terns, Frigates, Boobies and other water birds.
There are flocks of Flamingo at Mud Hole Pond and Flamingo Pond near Kew which is home for the largest flock of Flamingos in the Turks and Caicos Islands. You will find Ospreys and their nesting sites on the adjacent Three Mary Cays, and a wide variety of other birds on the islands extensive nature reserves and sanctuaries.
A Charter BoatBoats are available for charter from local people for fishing, snorkeling, diving, and exploring. Boating to the uninhabited East Bay Cay National Park, you can easily find the rock iguana along the shoreline, which is the largest native land animal in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Also, taking kayak trips along the shoreline, mangroves, and to the outer islands, allow many opportunities for bird watching.
Exploring and sightseeing tours…View of 3 Mary Cays from an airpane
North Caicos is a l2 minute scenic air hop from Provo and approximately 35 minutes by boat. You can spend days exploring uninhabited islands, remote back roads, sandy beaches, rocky shorelines.
Tour the island by bike, plane, car, motor scooter or there are plenty of taxi cabs for hire. Bike to Three Mary Cays for a day of snorkeling, swimming, and beachcombing. Explore Kew, a historic native settlement with plantation ruins, the grandest of which is Wades Green. Lucayan artifacts were found in the caves near Sandy Point. Cottage Pond at Sandy Point is a large pool of fresh water carved by a meteorite with tropical vegetation.
Beach picnics, fish cookouts on deserted cays, and boat excursions to other islands are easily arranged. A Ferry service takes you to Middle Caicos for sightseeing, cave exploration tours, beachcombing and hiking on the historical coastal trail called the Crossing Over Nature Trail.
Rental cars are available for $60 per day, scooters for $30 per day,
Deep-sea fishing and trolling…
A BarracudaExperienced native guides can take you big game fishing as well as fishing for snapper, bonefish or barracuda.
Local fisherman can supply you with the ‘catch of the day’, which could be snapper, grouper, lobster or conch. Which is also served at all the local restaurants.
Visit local native restaurants, and see local entertainment…Correy Forbes
There are three hotel establishments within walking distance from Pelican Beach Condos with bar and restaurant facilities. Pelican Beach Hotel is right next door and has excellent native style food. The Prospect of Whitby and Ocean Beach are both excellent restaurants, they are right down the beach, and require reservations. There are various other local/native restaurants throughout the island (Marina View, Papa Grunts, Titters, and The Anchor Inn) and five grocery stores, one is at the end of our road. The farm in Village of Kew is inactive right now but you might find a coconut, papaya, or some bananas still growing.
Discover scuba diving…
A Scuba DiverIn the last decade on Turks and Caicos, divers have begun to discover some of the finest coral reefs and walls in the world, with over a dozen world class walls that have become Mecca for the serious diver. The deep offshore waters serve as major transit points for Humpback Whales, spotted Eagle rays, Manta Rays and Turtles. Bordering the edges of the islands are lines of coral reef and some of the most impressive walls of coral in the Caribbean.
A Humpback WhaleFrom late December through April, the entire Atlantic herd of 2,500 Humpback Whales pass through the shores on their annual migration. During this period divers can listen to an underwater concert of the whale’s’ songs. During the summer, divers encounter Manta Rays cruising the face of the walls and encounters with Dolphin are not uncommon.
The Barrier ReefSnorkel on the barrier reef and discover why North Caicos is beautiful by nature. The calm turquoise waters of North Caicos provide a perfect haven for exploring the abundant tame marine life. Snorkeling is something you won’t want to miss.