Providenciales offers a wide range of bars and lounges. Most establishments are found in the Grace Bay Beach area and on the resort properties, or are within easy walking distance.
The Turks and Caicos doesn’t have the nightlife and parties of many other Caribbean destinations, yet there’s always a lively local place to be found.
As is the case with many food items, drink prices are higher here than at other regional destinations such as the Dominican Republic. Expect to pay around $8 for a pint or bottle of beer. Cocktails and mixed drinks will usually be $10-15. Local Turk’s Head beer is typically the least expensive option.
Drinking Age in Turks and Caicos
The drinking age in the Turks and Caicos is 18. Shops and liquor stores may ask to see IDs for persons that appear to be under 18 or 21.
Turk’s Head Beer
The Turks and Caicos features one locally brewed and produced beer: Turk’s Head. It’s brewed in three beer variants: lager, amber, and an IPA (Island Hopping Ale).
Beer enthusiasts may also be interested in the factory tour, or may simply want to stock up at the source!
Many of the local bars stock Bambarra rum, which is locally mixed, bottled and distributed. It’s produced in an assortment of labels, such as Gold, Silver and Coconut, as well as canned mixed drinks with tropical flavors (such as cranberry-vokda mixes or rum and coke).
Beachfront Settings and Local Vibes
Drinks at the Coconut Grove Restaurant and Lounge.
Beachfront bar and restaurants can be found on Grace Bay and at the residential settlements of Blue Hills and Five Cays, and these places are a great place to watch the sunset.
Da Conch Shack is a popular island restaurant and bar on the beach in the old settlement of Blue Hills. The fare served is Caribbean and local favorites that primarily focus on seafood, and there's a wide range of drinks and cocktails served, including their famous rum punch.
Bugaloo's Conch Crawl is another island favorite and is found in the fishing village of Five Cays on the southern side coast. There’s always something going on here, from live music to watching the fishermen bring in the day’s catch.
Some luxury properties on Grace Bay offer an elegant setting for drinks and the sunset. The new Ritz-Carlton resort is home to three bars: one at BLT Steak, the beachfront Coralli, and a spacious and beautiful lobby bar. Seven Stars likewise has both a beachfront restaurant and bar and an indoor and air-conditioned bar at their gourmet Seven restaurant. Nearby at the Grace Bay Club is Infinity, which offers another upscale bar and dining experience.