Discover Greenwich in Turks and Caicos Islands
Greenwich in the region of Turks and Caicos Islands (general) is a town located in Turks and Caicos Islands - some 61 mi or ( 98 km ) North-West of Cockburn Town , the country's capital .
Local time in Greenwich is now 05:35 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Grand Turk " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago de Cuba, Guantánamo, and Sandy Point. When in this area, you might want to check out Santo Domingo . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Greenwich ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
North Caicos is the second-largest island in the Turks and Caicos Islands. To the west, the Caicos Cays (the closest is Parrot Cay) link to Providenciales. To the east, it is separated from Middle Caicos by Juniper Hole, a narrow passage that can accommodate only small boats. A 1 mile causeway connects North Caicos to Middle Caicos. North Caicos has an area of 116.4 km² within the high water mark, and of 207.1 km² within the shoreline.
Located at 21.89 -71.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Parrot Cay is a private island, part of Turks and Caicos Islands. Parrot Cay is part of the COMO Hotels and Resorts. The island features a high-end beach resort, which over the years has seen many visits by celebrities such as Hugh Jackman and Michael J Fox and many more.
Located at 21.93 -72.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Dellis Cay is a 560-acre private island located in the Turks and Caicos Islands archipelago. This island sits south of Parrot Cay and north of Pine Cay and can be easily noted in the chain of Caicos Islands. Dellis Cay is located a few miles from Providenciales and is accessible by a 20-minute boat ride. The island got its name from the Dellis family who lived on the island and earned their living sponge farming in the 1950s.
Located at 21.90 -72.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Pine Cay is an 800-acre privately owned island occupied by 36 homeowners and a small exclusive resort The Meridian Club in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Meridian Club consists of 13 beachfront hotel rooms, a restaurant, clubhouse and bar. There is also a small spa. Pine Cay was the site of the first tourist development on the Turks and Caicos. It was planned in the 1950s. The Meridian Club was established in the early 1970s.
Located at 21.87 -72.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Conch Bar Caves
The Conch Bar Caves, located on Middle Caicos, is the largest above-ground cave system in the Bahamas-Turks and Caicos Islands archipelago. The caves are near their namesake village of Conch Bar. In the 1880s, the caves were mined for guano, which was exported as fertilizer. Many markings and etchings have been left by miners in the caves, many with names and dates. It was during this time of excavation that a number of Lucayan artefacts were discovered within the cave system.
Located at 21.83 -71.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
- Cockburn Town (Turks and Caicos Islands (general))
- Five Cays Settlement (Turks and Caicos Islands (general))
- Conch Bar (Turks and Caicos Islands (general))
- Cockburn Harbour (Turks and Caicos Islands (general))
- Bambarra (Turks and Caicos Islands (general))
- Balfour Town (Turks and Caicos Islands (general))
- Sint Nicolaas (Aruba (general))
- Sint Anna (Aruba (general))
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