Top 5 Beach Activities in Turks & Caicos

Providenciales is an incredibly fun island in Turks and Caicos extending about 23 miles long. It is full of great sightseeing opportunities that coincide with exhilarating beach activities. To get the most out of your vacation to Provo, make room in your schedule for these five unforgettable activities.


One of the main things to do in Provo is snorkeling. Travelers can snorkel Provo’s underwater world in a variety of ways such as private & public boat tours, snorkel businesses, or by yourself outside your private villa. Snorkeling is easy to learn, so if you’re a first-time snorkeler or have kids, you’ll probably be able to experience this one-of-a-kind underwater adventure. 

Horseback Riding

Another of the most popular beach activities in Providenciales is horseback riding. It’s one of the greatest feelings of freedom you can experience with the combination of the bright sun, spacious ocean, white sandy shore, and a horse companion. If you’re going to Provo with your spouse, horseback riding on the beach isn’t only fun, but romantic too.

You can sign up for a horseback riding tour, even if you have never been on a horse before. A guide will teach you how to safely ride a horse for a fun experience. Some of the horseback tour venues in Providenciales allow you to take the horses into the ocean. You can enjoy a light splash in the water as the waves wash up on the shore or you can boldly ride deeper into the water until your legs are submerged.

Boat Tours

There is much beauty to see around the island. To see as much of the area as possible, you should go on a boat tour or cruise while in Provo. Many tour guides will share interesting facts about Providenciales throughout the ride as well, so you get to learn something new as well as feel immersed in this tropical paradise. 

Some fun activities you may get to do on a Provo boat tour include watching a crew member dive for conch, visiting a private beach, collecting shells, snorkeling, and diving off of the top deck. The specific activities you can do depend on the boat tour you sign up for.

Scuba Diving

There are plenty of scuba diving opportunities in Providenciales that allow you to admire the underwater beauty surrounding the island. Many boat tours offer scuba diving as an activity, but you can also contact a scuba diving provider in Provo to plan a dive. While scuba diving in Providenciales, you have the chance to see reef sharks, lionfish, rays, barracudas, octopuses, lobsters, and much more.


Windsurfing is an exhilarating activity in which you surf across the water on a large board with a sail. It sounds and looks difficult, but it’s easier than you think. It only takes one to five hours to get the hang of it, and remember you’ll have a guide at Providenciales to teach you.

Before you relax on the beach with an ice cold drink, make sure you try one of the exciting activities listed above. It will make your relaxation time that much better. Horseback riding, boat tours, scuba diving, windsurfing, and snorkeling are the top beach activities at Provo that everyone should experience at least once during their stay. Click here to ask us anything! 

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