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rock house resort celebrates milestone

The announcement of the first residential luxury resort tucked into the rugged, untouched limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore has garnered much attention, both locally and abroad. In May, Rock House developers alongside Government representatives celebrated on the site of the upcoming project, where renderings and a model of the new project are on display….

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chef’s sweet strategy: quest for innovation

Chef Edwin Gallardo’s award-winning chocolate donut will eventually make an appearance on the menu at Seven, the Seven Stars Resort’s signature restaurant. But the concepts behind this year’s winner of the Sweet category at February’s Chocolate Lovers Showcase are part of everything that emerges from this popular Grace Bay kitchen. That celebrated donut – formally,…

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Executive Sous Chef Damion Carter secured his second savory win with a fish dish at this year’s Showcase.

bold combinations bring tasty payoff

Considering the level of professionalism in any Chocolate Lovers Showcase competi­tion, high quality is an assumed trait of any winning entry. This year’s Savory category winner – Fire & Ice Executive Sous Chef Damion Carter – delivered all the quality one would expect, joining the event’s elite ranks with his second Savory title. This year’s…

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keep on tracking

Before this spring, they were just two unknown local teenagers. But after a chance encounter in mid-April, Turks and Caicos sea turtles – Wayne and Gerald – are off to see the world as scientific celebrities, with fans around the world watching their every move. The two “sub-adult” green turtles were picked up on the…

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Turtle Breeze Villa

property profile: turtle breeze

An unmistakably unique property, Turtle Breeze was designed by renowned archi­tect Ron Shaw. It was his talent for seamlessly blending modern architecture with Caribbean lifestyle which earned his firm – R.A. Shaw De­signs – international attention for the property built in 2009. Beyond the private, gated entryway a tropical oasis awaits. With lush green landscaping…

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Stunning elevated views at Beach Enclave North Shore, provide the perfect spot for daily yoga with instructors from Retreat.

beach enclave: getting away to it all

A year ago, when the developers of Beach Enclave announced they would be add­ing a second location to their Turks & Caicos portfolio – this time on Providenciales’ Long Bay, its first development on the island’s North Shore was deep into construction. By the time the first shovel struck dirt on Beach Enclave Long Bay,…

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Bird Rock Point Trail: a unique TCI journey

Having already experienced the other five (incredible) National Heritage Sites protected by the Turks and Caicos National Trust (“TCNT”), I had low expectations for my final expedition. Could an hour-long trek through the bushes in Providenciales’ Leeward area possibly compare to the glori­ous history of Salt Cay, North Caicos’ Wade’s Green Plantation, Provo’s Cheshire Hall,…

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Legendary for making stand-up paddleboarding widely accessible, Kalama shows how it's done.

dave kalama: a week of adventure

Mountaineer and entrepreneur Yvon Chouinard used to say that adventure starts when everything goes wrong. To un­derstand that in a visceral way, stand atop a paddleboard, surrounded by uncharted mangrove islands and the wild, scenic Turks and Caicos cays, and scan the vast horizon. Out here, a slight shift in the wind can change everything,…

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