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10 Fun Ways to Stay Fit in Turks and Caicos


When you touch down in the Turks and Caicos Islands for a vacation, your dream of sleeping late, lounging on the beach all day then hitting the late night spots comes to life.

But if you have an active lifestyle back home, you don't need to abandon your fitness routine just because you are on holiday. In fact, staying fit in Turks and Caicos Islands can probably be more fun than at home.

Here are some exciting activities you can indulge in to stay fit in Turks and Caicos:

1. Walk the beach

Whether you are treasure hunting or just soaking up the breathtaking views along the beach, you'd be surprised by just how beneficial that walk can be. If you are staying on the Gracebay strip, the most popular vacation spot in the Turks and Caicos Islands, you have the added bonus of exploring what has often been voted as the world's best beach. It is 7 miles of uninterrupted pure white sand beach.

2. Jogging

If walking is not your thing, jogging along the Gracebay beach is another popular activity you can engage in. Like walking, you get to soak up the incredible views while breathing in the fresh tropical air.

3. Swimming

Swimming might be relaxing, but it is a fantastic way to keep fit. The entire body gets a good workout while being gentle on your joints. With miles of shallow water along the beaches of the Turks and Caicos Islands, you can get a glimpse into a whole new world below the surface of the water.

4. Snorkeling

The thrill of suiting up in snorkel gear and exploring the Turks and Caicos coral reefs is not underrated. The mystical marine world comes to life as soon as you put you head down and work those flippers.

5. Kayaking

Kayaking in your new surroundings is a great way to explore. From the pristine shoreline to the narrow channels of the mangroves, there are miles of waterways to explore. And you never know what surprises await as you may come across a friendly dolphin, sea turtle or some other exotic wildlife.

6. Paddle-boarding

Like kayaking, standup paddle-boarding is also a great way to explore the surrounding area of the islands. The seemingly simple act of paddling uses all the muscles in your body as you have the added task of balancing your body while standing on the bobbing board.

7. Kite boarding

Kite boarding is an extreme sport which combines aspects of wakeboarding, snowboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, skateboarding and gymnastics.

In order to harnesses the power of the wind using the large kite to be propelled across the water on a kiteboard, you must use your arms, legs and core muscles to control your movements. This is a fun way to subject your body to a full fitness workout.

8. Wind surfing

Similar to Kite boarding, harnesses the power of the wind using the large sail to propelled across the water on a surfboard, you must use your arms, legs and core muscles to control your movements. This is another way to gain a full body workout.

9. Cycling

Riding a bicycle is an old favourite pass-time for kids. A Turks and Caicos vacation can reignite that pass-time. If you can handle the resistance, ride along the beach for the perfect workout, or just stick to the sidewalks along the Gracebay strip.

10. Yoga

With the popularity of yoga in the Western world as a physical exercise, the peace and tranquility prevailing at dawn on the beach makes this activity appealing. Whether you are a seasoned practitioner of this activity or just getting started, Turks and Caicos is ideal to align your physical, mental, and spiritual states.


So, now that you have got a taste of some of the "stay fit" adventures, what are you waiting for? Here is your excuse to plan your next holiday to the Turks and Caicos Islands without skipping a beat in your quest to stay fit.