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many condos at the Seagate?
in total. A one and a two bedroom on the ground floor, the same upstairs..
How far is the Beach?
Grace Bay beach and the Bight snorkeling reef are no more than a one minute
walk from your accommodation.
The Seagate is located on Penn's Road (a quiet, mostly residential side
street off the Bight road), immediately behind the beach front resort Coral Gardens.
Are beach chairs available?
chairs, towels and umbrella are provided in each unit, all of Grace Bay
and all other beaches in the Turks and Caicos are public beaches.
one stop and you can take care of all your goceries at the Graceway IGA shopping centre, 5 minutes drive from the Seagate, open 7 days a week 7 am - 10
duty free shops and small art galleries can be found in various locations
within a short drive.
Restaurants on Providenciales
Provo offers a great variety of fine and casual restaurants
in beautiful out-door settings. Some are within walking distance, more within 5 - 10 minutes drive from the
Seagate. Somewhere Cafe, a very popular beach front restaurant serving Tex Mex food is convenientlylocated withing Coral Gardens resort next to the us. We will be more than happy to give you our recommendations during
Life on Provo
You will be
undisturbed at the Seagate. However, if you enjoy the occasional
night out, you don't have to miss out. A few friendly bars in the main
Grace Bay area and Turtle Cove Marina are open late and offer life entertainment
mostly on week-ends. There are two casinos offering free shuttle service.
Diving/ Fishing/ Excursions
and drop-off at your resort can usually be arranged, most companies operate
a shuttle service. Turtle Cove and Leeward marinas are within 5 and 10
minutes drive. Snuba diving is available at the Bight Reef, a one minute walk from your condo. Please contact us for recommendations or if you require
assistance making reservations.
Your drive from Providenciales International Airport (PLS) will take no more than 15 minutes. Taxis are readily available if you haven't arranged for a rental car.
Zone in the Turks and Caicos Islands
The Turks and
Caicos Islands are located in the Eastern Standard Time Zone. However, we no longer change the clocks in winter time and are therefore one hour ahead of EST during that period.
in the Turks and Caicos
Temperatures average between 75-85F (24-28C) during the months
of November to May, and climb to the mid 90s F (30s C) in June through
October. A constant light breeze during the fall and winter months keeps humidity down to a very comfortable
A light sweater
or jacket may be required in the evenings during December, January and
February. Summer months do get hot, but the ocean or pool is never far away for a cooling dip. All condos at the Seagate have air conditioning available.
Dress code in the Turks and Caicos
There really isn't any... casual, light clothing is perfectly fine at any time. Smart-casual
dress may be required by some restaurants, jacket or tie are not necessary.
currency is used in the Turks and Caicos Islands?
The islands' currency is the US $. American Express, MasterCard
and Visa as well as Traveller’s Cheques issued in US $ are widely
accepted. ATM's are not always accessible.
is the country code for the Turks and Caicos Islands?
To call the Turks and Caicos, dial 1-649 followed by the number.
Getting around on Providenciales
For your comfort and convenience we recommend renting
a car during your stay. Avis, Hertz and Budget are present on the
island, along with various local companies, most of which
will arrange pickup and drop-off at the airport or the Seagate.Taxis are available.
/ check-out times
at the Seagate is from 3 pm, check-out time is 11 am
/ late check-out may be available by prior arrangement.