Point Grace boutique resort opens in Turks and Caicos

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos -- The newest addition along the 12-mile Grace Bay beach here is Point Grace, which opened March 1.

The boutique resort is named after its location in a protected enclave that fronts the waters of Princess Alexandra Marine Park.

The wide, 12-mile Grace Bay beach om Providenciales is perfect for walking and sunning. The resort's name also is derived from Grace Hutchings, a visitor who honeymooned on the island more than a century ago.

A house similar in style to Hutchings' honeymoon cottage now serves as Point Grace's reception area, where complimentary coffee and tea are served during the day and hors d'oeuvres and wine are served in the evening. An adjoining cottage houses a television room and a library.

British colonial-style accommodations include 30 one-, two- and three-bedroom suites and two penthouses.

Two four-bedroom beachfront villas with private pools and gardens are separate from the resort. Butler service is available upon request.

Guest units at Point Grace are accented with native stone work and whitewashed gingerbread trim.

The suites have air conditioning, ceiling fans, hand-carved teak furniture, king-size beds covered in Indonesian fabrics, kitchens with granite countertops, in-room safes, marble bathrooms, CD and DVD players, washer/dryers and sliding glass doors that lead to terraces with sea views.

A complimentary sarong awaits each guest and other amenities include scented bedside oil lamps and nightly turndown service.

Continental breakfast, included in the daily rate, is served poolside.

Lunch and bar service are available at the pool as well. Picnic hampers can be prepared in advance for beach excursions, sailing trips or day tours.

Fresh sorbet is served on the beach each afternoon,

A complimentary private shuttle takes guests to dinner at restaurants along Grace Bay.

Private chefs also are available to prepare in-suite meals. Room service can be ordered from local restaurants as well.

Sports activities include tennis and golf at the nearby Provo Country Club. Scuba diving, day sails and paragliding can be arranged.

Point Grace also offers sunfish, snorkel gear, kayaks, windsurfers and a playground for children ages 4 and older.

Daily rates through April 24 start at $395 plus a 19% tax and service charge for a one-bedroom cottage suite. Rates drop to $275 from April 25 through Dec. 14.

Point Grace
Phone: (888) 682-3705
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.pointgrace.tc

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