Turks and Caicos Islands, ideal for water sports

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    Grand Turk Island, capital of the Turks and Caicos Archipelago, has good conditions for diving and also has ruins of pools and salt mills with which sea salt was extracted, a predominant industry on the island from the 17th to the 20th century.

    The city's lighthouse, built in the 17th century, is the highlight from 1852 of prefabricated parts in England on a rocky cliff from the north. Grand Turk Island has beaches with crystalline waters that border it and rural areas where wild donkeys and horses live.

    In Cockburn, the capital of the island, it is interesting to visit its coastal streets Duke and Front where you can see old buildings of Bermudian style. It has the National Museum of Turks and Caicos, which presents on its halls showcase the island's history.

    Many cruise ship passengers arrive at Governor's Beach in the south, at the Grand Turk Cruise Center docks transatlantic liners and ships, whose passengers can access restaurants, shops and a swimming pool. Carnival Cruises operates several Caribbean cruises that stop at the Grand Turk Cruise Center.

    The time of the scale is 5-7 hours, allowing tourists to explore the historical sites of Grand Turk Island, visit the stingray sanctuary (in stingray) of Gibbs Cay, or do other water sports, such as diving or snorkeling.

    The west coast is part of the Columbus Marine National Park Landfall, where it is believed, although it is an unproven hypothesis, that Christopher Columbus set foot on land for the first time on his journey to the New World.

    Offshore you can dive among the remains of wrecks, reefs and a spectacular underwater wall. Numerous opinions place Grand Turk Island as a very water sports, and although it does not have a hotel infrastructure like Providencials does have some resorts, many of which offer dive packages.

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