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 consider heading to Mama's Gift Shop, which is found in Grace Bay, Providenciales. Along with their newest offering of island-style hot sauce, Mama's also sells caps, t-shirts, towels, beach wear, coffee mugs, photo albums, and other Turks and Caicos apparel. Visitors can find them on Grace Bay Road.

Another option is Turquoise Duty Free Shops, which is found 6.2 mi. (10.0 km) from Mama's Gift Shop. While you're waiting for your flight to depart from Turks and Caicos, stop into Turkquoise, where you can take care of all of your liquor needs -- duty free. Find them on Leeward Highway.

Many of the gift and souvenir shops on Providenciales are provided right below.

Gifts and Souvenirs On Providenciales
Name Phone Location
Caribbean Creations (649) 941-8660 0.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay
Greensleeves (649) 946-4147 Central Providenciales
Mama's Gift Shop (649) 946-5538 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Mar Azul Bazar -- 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Melverne's Straw Mart (649) 941-4963 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central Grace Bay
Native Eye -- 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Nell's Gift Shop (649) 941-3228 1.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay
Paulette Daley Gift Shop (649) 946-8508 0.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay
The Crystal And Gift Gallery (649) 941-8080 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Turquoise Duty Free Shops (649) 946-4658 Central Providenciales

Specialty Shops

One of the more popular specialty retailers in the area is The Turkcaician Gallery. They are located in central Providenciales. Promoting the works of artists that hail from the Turks and Caicos islands, the Turkcacian Gallery offers a rich selection of fine arts and souvenirs that allow visitors to bring home a piece of island life home with them to display for eternity. The property can be found on Leeward Highway.

Another option is The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight, which is located easily reached by taxi to the east of The Turkcaician Gallery. Colorful paintings by Jean Taylor, who showcases the island through her renderings of local people and architecture as well as sea life are on display and available for purchase here in addition to the works of Trevor Morgan, and the works of many other local artists. Try calling them at (649) 231-2708.

Dive Provo Boutique: Dive Provo offers flexible scheduling, but they do strive to depart for two tank dives in the morning at 8:30 a.m. and one tank dives in the afternoon at 2:30 p.m. You will be able to find them on Grace Bay Road.

Be sure to look through the table just below for more information about specialty shops that can be found in this area.

Specialty Shops On Providenciales
Name Type Phone Location
Acres Of Diamonds Jewelry Store (649) 941-4615 2.3 mi. Northeast of Central Grace Bay
Bamboo Gallery Art Gallery (649) 946-4748 0.2 mi. South 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
Marilyn's Craft Handicraft Dealers (649) 946-5471 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
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
The Turkcaician Gallery Art Gallery (649) 231-2708 Central Providenciales
The Turkcaician Gallery at the Bight Art Gallery (649) 231-2708 2.0 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay

Clothing and Apparel

Some apparel shops on Providenciales can be seen in the following chart.

Clothing and Apparel On Providenciales
Name Type Phone Location
Caribbean Beach'n Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store -- 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Happy Na Fashion Clothing Store (649) 941-5164 Central Providenciales
Rosie's Boutique Boutique (649) 946-4211 Central Providenciales
Step In Style Clothing Store (649) 946-4565 0.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay

Food and Grocery

Need to pick up some food supplies? The Wine Cellar is located within central Providenciales. Browse their extensive offerings from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. They're on Leeward Highway.

Check out the following table to learn more.

Food and Grocery Stores On Providenciales
Name Type Phone Location
B & F Variety Store Grocery Store (649) 946-4819 Central Providenciales
Betty's Market Grocery Store (649) 946-5266 Central Providenciales
Caribbean Beer & Spirits Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (649) 941-5682 Central Providenciales
Grab-N-Go Grocery Store (649) 941-8331 1.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay
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
Sand Castle Convenience Store Grocery Store (649) 941-5958 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Grace Bay
The Wine Cellar Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (649) 946-4536 Central Providenciales
 

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