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Arlene and Joe Wheeler

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Oceanfront Luxury Condo on Grace Bay's Best Snorkeling Reef

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Providenciales - Provo Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)


'Island time' begins for you after a short 70 minute flight from Miami. You will then will find yourself on the “Best Beach in the World” as rated by Conde Nast and “Top Beach Destination in the World”.

This privately owned condominium at Coral Gardens on Grace Bay, a classic Carribean boutique resort, is located directly on the best snorkeling reef in all of Grace Bay. This spacious luxury condominium boasts over 2100 square feet of comfort and 'feel- at-home' amenities. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths, king size beds in each, fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, separate dining area and kitchen bar which seats four. Also, enjoy an in-suite washer/dryer, large soaking tub in the master bath, walk-in shower, double sinks, cable television, free wifi, and local cell phone provided.

The condominium has floor to ceiling, sliding glass doors, which disappear into the walls extending your living space to the surrounding patio creating a luxurious lanai effect in this ground floor unit. The patio is surrounded by a reflecting pond and bordered with a waterfall which looks out on to the gardens and unobstructed view of the beautiful ocean. You will have a front seat to some of the most beautiful sunsets right from your own patio.

Optional Configuration: The condominium may be rented as an entire two bedroom unit or separately with the main ocean-front living room and kitchen along with the larger master bedroom and 1 ½ bath. The second bedroom or “Garden Room” guest suite is a master bedroom with a separate entrance, king-size bed, full bath and has a small refrigerator, coffee bar, and small garden patio. The 2 suites are connected by an interior door.

If your bucket list includes learning to dive or snorkeling then you have come to the right place as the Turks and Caicos Islands have the 3rd largest coral reef system in the world.

Located right on property is Caicos Adventures, the largest and oldest water sports operation in Providenciales. You can learn to dive in one of the two pools on property, arrange a dive trip, snorkeling, or water excursions right in their shop.

The Bight Reef is directly in front of the resort and 10 feet from the waters edge, perfect for any age guest. Guests from other resorts on Grace Bay make a point to come to our reef for snorkeling. For our guests, the reef is your front door to a variety of sea life, our resident sea turtles and an occasional sighting of JoJo the dolphin. It is also an amazing location for a night dive, again, right at your front door.

Providenciales is known for their many, many fine restaurants, from casual to elegant, exotic to more local fare. One of the best on the island is the casual fun atmosphere of “Somewhere Café” located right on the property and sits directly on the ocean with an upstairs and downstairs bar with happy hour starting one hour before sunset and ending one hour after sunset. Somewhere Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Somewhere Cafe will serve you drinks and food right on the beach! Do not go home without trying their fish tacos - the talk of the island!

The sunset views from the upstairs bar are undeniably some of the best in Provo. The Cafe has live music every Thursday and Sunday.

Your little corner of paradise is steps to the beach, no stairs to climb after a long day at the beach or a 2 tank wall dive – just a nice relaxing stroll to your home away from home.

The Coral Gardens on Grace Bay friendly staff can help you with any questions or needs you may have during your stay.

Sorry, no pets and no smoking

Keywords: condominium, oceanfront, beachfront, Beach level, located on snorkeling reef,

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Arlene and Joe Wheeler (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Why Arlene and Joe Wheeler chose Providenciales - Provo

We came to Coral Gardens on Grace Bay in Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos Islands for the first time in 2000 and stayed for 8 days, the next year we stayed for 12, the next 14. Loved it so much we bought a condo in 2003 and now we stay 3 weeks in the summer and 1 or 2 times the rest of the year. Being snorkelers at the time, Coral Gardens was a perfect choice for us and our son. The Bight Reef was right there with a variety of sea life, coral and

sea turtles. The white sand was gorgeous and the surf nice and gentle for snorkeling and just floating on a raft. So peaceful and relaxing! We later became certified divers with the certification process taking place right at the resort. Diving in TCI is awesome! Wall diving there is some in the best in the world.

Guests at Coral Gardens are there but one day before they feel like they are a member of the family. The resort is small so everyone knows your name and will take great care of you. We can honestly say in 11 years we have never had a bad meal on Provo. The restaurants are great from Coco Bistro, the Magnolia, Tiki Hut, Da Conch Shack or Shark Bites just to name a few. You could stay for a month and not eat in the same place twice! Of course our own Somewhere Cafe on the property is not to be missed. After 11 years we just feel no where else in the Carribean compares to here. Our condo is so roomy and wide and home-like we always hate to leave and start counting the days till we are back. We have walked the beaches for many years and our condo building is literally the closest to the beach in all of Grace Bay. We feel it is our little corner of paradise - hope you will too!


based on 8 traveler reviews

Oceanfront Luxury Condo on Grace Bay's Best Snorkeling Reef
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Warrenton, VA

Best Island Experience Ever!

  • 5 of 5

Our 2 BR unit was clean, nicely decorated with a well stocked kitchen. The Coral Garden property has the absolutely best location on Grace Bay for snorkeling. The property managers on-site gave us an island cell phone pre-programmed with numbers for taxis, the casino, their personal numbers and just about any other service we could want to contact. They helped us to arrange for a day boat so we could snorkel in several other places as well, but Grace Bay is the best.

On the property is the very cool Somewhere café with the best conch ceviche I have ever had. Great live music several nights and very good service. We walked to the local Fish Fry on Thursday night for some of the best food and music anywhere. All in all, we loved our unit and all there is to do there. I would definitely stay in this unit again.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great feedback! So glad the four of you had a great time. I love using those island phones with all the numbers programmed into it. Glad all of you liked the Somewhere Cafe - it is such a fun place with great music and food and like the Bight Reef right off the beach - all of it is just steps from the condo. Please come back any time. Our return guests are always like family to the resort and the staff. Again, thanks for your response.
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Ed C.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was well maintained and very roomy. The whole property seemed well managed and the office staff was great. The fellow who manages the beach was fantastic. Having a reef right at the beach was a special treat. You won't get bored. I would recommend that visitors rent a car, even though there is opposite side driving. Also, bring all of your swim and snorkel swim gear with you. There are not convenient rental locations and purchases are expensive. The restaurants are very expensive, and we had mixed experiences. So, take advantage of the kitchen and plan on eating in at least part of the time.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of your trip. We appreciate your feedback and recommendations for future guests. So glad the staff took good care of you, especially Jerome who makes a day at the beach relaxing and all you hope for at a beach resort. Thank you again. We hope you will come back again and be guests in our condo and also the resort.
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the beautiful one bedroom ground floor condo with perfect water views. The condo was clean, large and with great floor plan. The location is close to everything. The bight reef in front of the condo was great for snorkeling. Saw turtles, Barracuda, Puffer fish etc. It met all our expectations and more.Lot of water activities at the location. We went diving and snorkeling with Caicos Adventures which located right at the condo complex. They are a great outfit. Owner Arlene was very kind and helpful with lot of great information. Recommend the condo and the complex without any hesitation. Every at the office were of great help also. Love to go back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a great vacation and you enjoyed the condo. We have such a good staff on property and it is always reassuring to know our guests are well taken care of. Hope you will come back again to our little corner of paradise. Thank you so much for taking the time to give your personal thoughts.
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  • 5 of 5

This is my 3rd trip to Coral Gardens on Grace Bay, and I always stay in this condo! I call it my "Corner of Paradise." It has nice privacy, attractive decor and furniture, a great kitchen, bright colors in each bath, and has every convenience you need for a vacation. The beautiful beach and turquoise calm water - plus a snorkeler's paradise to enjoy around a protected reef - is just steps from the door. The staff is wonderful from Matthew and Rochelle to Jerome on the beach, who call you by name on day one of your stay making you feel welcome and like a member of the family.

Right on the resort is The Somewhere Cafe - I love this place because I feel like it's a neighborhood restaurant and bar. The whole staff at Somewhere make you feel welcome with friendly smiles and eager to make sure you are comfortable all day long. Good food, music, happy hour on the second floor bar with a great sunset as your backdrop - amazing!! The island also has a huge amount of great restaurants, too.

I look so forward to being here at this place! I will definitely be coming back for a 4th time. Thanks so much!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of your recent trip to our resort and our condo. It is so nice to have a guest feel the way we do about Coral Gardens on Grace Bay. Every time we are there for vacation, we start counting the days till we come back for our next visit. So nice to hear that returning guests are treated like family by the staff. That has always been our goal to make everyone feel they are at home and have a nice, relaxing vacation. Looking forward to having you back for your 4th trip!!! Thanks, again
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Our First Trip to TCI.

  • 4 of 5

This was our first trip to TCI. It will not be our last. These islands are still very pristine and not yet spoiled by the Mega-Resorts and crowds. The beaches are beautiful. The sand is hot and white. We were on TCI-Provencialies over the 4th of July holiday. The staff at Coral Gardens were awesome and addressed all our requests/needs. The condo is beautiful and spacious. Very well-equipped and nicely decorated. It was very comfortable. This condo has a great private location on the property. We sat outside every evening, with spray to protect against the Mosquitos!!!. The Somewhere Restraurant was good. Great Fish Tacos!. The staff was wonderful in the restraurant. We had a day without electricity however, the staff was very accommodating. It was an experience, considered an adventure. I will return. The tranquility and peacefulness were worth the trip. You must spend at least a week to shake off the blackberry and computer. Loved it!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you liked the condo and your stay was comfortable and enjoyable. So sorry the whole island lost power for a day. Glad to hear our staff here at Coral Gardens on Grace Bay helped you with all your needs. Hope you wil come back again and stay longer. We would love to have you back.
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and our 14 year old son had an amazing vacation at Coral Gardens.

I myself wanted peace and quiet, got it:) My husband and son wanted to snorkel, and they did everyday:)

Everyday they would experience something new under the sea.

The location is unbeatable. Our unit 1112 was all we could have asked for, clean, spacious, and comfortable home away from home:) We were there for a week and rented a car. A must to explore the island and go to some of the local restaurants. Smith's reef, Chalk Sound are must sees. Dinning I would recommend the Tiki Hut, Shark Bite and Somewhere Cafe. This time of year was perfect because the island was less crowded. The beach was amazing, Jerome was always there to help our family with anything, and he keeps the reef safe:) Rochelle and Matthew in the office were wonderful and extremely helpful with excursions and dining recommendations as well. The only negative is that the web sight makes mention of an exercise facility and that is not available. Location and views are fantastic. Overall it is Paradise!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write. So glad the trip was fun and relaxing. There is such a variety of ocean life right off our beach on the Bight Reef. You see something new every day. We have such a good staff that work hard to make our guests feel welcome and taken care of during their stay. Hope we see you again in the future.
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Nearest Beach
grace bay
Car: recommended

Scuba and snorkeling on site; equipment rental on site; stand-up paddle boarding; snuba; bone fishing, reef fishing and deep sea fishing available at Turtle Cove marina nearby; Dive shop/gift shop on premises. On site pick-up for many water sport activities. Casino nearby.


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Providenciales - Provo Condo Rental Rates

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Apr 16 2016 - Dec 19 2016
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 22.0%

Reduce the rate by $100.00 if you only require one of the bedrooms. Reducing the rate still leaves you access to a 1700 square foot condo with a master bedroom with on-suite bath, a half bath, granite kitchen, living room and dining room area and of course the room always includes the wrap-around balcony with spectacular views of the ocean.


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Providenciales - Provo Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2128 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Master bath has large soaking tub and walk-in shower, double sinks, hairdryers in all baths; in-room safe; walk-in closet, iron/ironing board, daily maid service available; beach towels and loungers provided at pools and beach; beach attendant; taxi or car rentals are available; spa services available next door

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