Shopping on Providenciales

In the past, Turks and Caicos has not necessarily been known as a top shopping destination, but as tourism here has grown, so have the shopping opportunities. Providenciales in particular has always been the go-to shopping destination in the island chain, and it only continues to be a highly sought after destination among visitors looking to claim their share of duty free goods and locally made souvenirs. 

There are four centers of shopping on Providenciales.  The Regent Village, Saltmills Plaza, Ports of Call, and Caicos Cafe Plaza.  Throughout these spots you'll be able to stock up on clothing and accessories, rum produced on the island, local arts and crafts, beachwear, jewelry, Cuban and Dominican cigars, and more. International chains are rare.  

Gifts and Souvenirs

If you enjoy shopping for gifts or souvenirs you should consider visiting Mama's Gift Shop, which is located in Grace Bay, Providenciales. Since 1995, Mama's Gift Shop has been one of the most popular spots to pick up souvenirs in Turks and Caicos. Run by Mama and her sister's, you'll get a nice dose of island hospitality when you stop in to shop -- and one of the sisters may even braid your hair. Guests can find them on Grace Bay Road.

Another place to consider is Turquoise Duty Free Shops, which is found 6.2 mi. (10.0 km) to the west of Mama's Gift Shop. U.S. residents are allowed to return home from Turks and Caicos with two liters of liquor, and with its location right in the air port, Turquoise will make sure that happens. They're on Leeward Highway.

The table right below summarizes some details concerning 6 gift and souvenir shops on Providenciales.

Gifts and Souvenirs On Providenciales
Name Type Phone Location
Caribbean Creations Gift and Souvenir Shops (649) 941-8660 0.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay
Mama's Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (649) 946-5538 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Mar Azul Bazar Gift and Souvenir Shops -- 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Nell's Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (649) 941-3228 1.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay
The Crystal And Gift Gallery Gift and Souvenir Shops (649) 941-8080 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Turquoise Duty Free Shops Duty Free Store (649) 946-4658 Central Providenciales

Specialty Shops

One of the area's popular speciality shops is Dive Provo Boutique. They're located in Grace Bay, Providenciales. Three boats in the Dive Provo fleet stand at the ready to give you and your crew the dive adventure of a lifetime. Daily open water dives hit the walls of West Caicos or the coral reefs of Grace Bay, and everywhere in between, allowing for safe exploration of local marine life with trained team of professionals who always have your back. Visitors will find them on Grace Bay Road.

Another option is Royal Jewels, which is located 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) to the west of Dive Provo Boutique. Not only will you find jewelry, watches, crystal, leather goods, and cosmetics at Royal Jewels, but this locale also deals in Bose sound systems. If you want to call ahead, do so at (649) 946-4699.

Caicos Cyclery Shop: Caicos Cyclery is a full service bike shop that has everything you will need. They repair and service all types of bikes as well as providing many items for sale. You will be able to find them on Gracebay Rd.

Take a moment to look through this table for more information about specialty shops available.

Specialty Shops On Providenciales
Name Type Phone Location
Acres Of Diamonds Jewelry Store (649) 941-4615 2.3 mi. Northeast of Central Grace Bay
Blue The Surf & Kite Shop Surfing Gear Store (649) 941-8670 0.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay
Caicos Cyclery Shop Bicycle Shop (649) 941-7544 Grace Bay, Eastern part of Providenciales
Dive Provo Boutique Dive Shop (649) 946-5040 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Gausan Company Jewelry Store (649) 946-4699 Central Providenciales
Goldsmith Duty Free Jewelry Store (649) 941-5599 0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay
Island Sportique Sporting Goods Store (649) 941-8233 0.3 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay
Just Jais Providenciales Airport Jewelry Store (649) 941-4513 Central Providenciales
Just Jais Regent Village Jewelry Store (649) 941-4324 2.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central Blue Hills
Paradise Arts Art Gallery (649) 941-3014 0.4 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Royal Jewels Jewelry Store (649) 946-4699 0.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay

Food and Grocery

Want to check out some local food offerings? The Wine Cellar is situated in central Providenciales. The Wine Cellar has everything you need for your entertaining needs, including beer, liquor, drink mixes, and novelty items. Their retail selection is vast, home to over 3,000 wine labels, hundreds of rums from around the Caribbean and hundreds of spirits for every cocktail imaginable. Tourists are usually overwhelmed with the diversity of wines available. They're on Leeward Highway.

Another option is Graceway Iga Supermarket, which is located 1.0 mi. (1.6 km) to the east of The Wine Cellar. For special occasions, IGA will create personalized cakes and food platters to accommodate your party. They also sell alcoholic beverages ready to liven up the party. Visitors will be able to find them on Leeward Highway.

Be sure to look at this table if you want more information.

Food and Grocery Stores On Providenciales
Name Type Phone Location
Caribbean Beer & Spirits Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (649) 941-5682 Central Providenciales
Graceway Gourmet Grocery Store (649) 333-5000 0.3 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Graceway Iga Supermarket Grocery Store (649) 941-5000 Turtle Tail, Central Providenciales
Island Pride Supermarket Grocery Store (649) 941-3329 Central Providenciales
Liz Bakery & Foods Bakery (649) 941-3318 3.1 mi. South of Central Blue Hills
Max's Mini Mart Grocery Store (649) 941-8991 Central Providenciales
Quality Supermarket Grocery Store (649) 941-7929 Central Providenciales
Re-Store Nutrition and Body Care Store (649) 941-8394 0.3 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay
The Wine Cellar Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (649) 946-4536 Central Providenciales
 

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