Shopping on Providenciales and the Turks and Caicos Islands
Though not known as a shopping mecca, the Turks & Caicos Islands offer some excellent buys. Here you will find no sales tax, no luxury tax, and items such as jewellery, watches, cameras, perfumes, crystal, china, cigars and liquor available to US and Canadian residents duty-free at selected locations.
Boutiques are to be found island-wide with the most concentrated in the Grace Bay area of Providenciales (Provo) at Caicos Café Plaza, One Season, La Petite Place, Ports of Call, Regent Village, The Saltmills and Le Vele Plaza. Centrally located find Graceway Plaza and Central Square. Most hotels have lobby shops and there are Duty-Free items available at the Providenciales International Airport departure lounge.
US residents, in addition to the great savings in duty-free items, may return home with up to $800 worth of purchases per person at no duty after a stay of more than 48 hours, if you are in the Turks & Caicos for less than two days you can still return with $200 of items duty free. Canadian residents returning from the Turks & Caicos Islands are allowed duty-free purchases up to $750 per person after a 7 day stay and up to $400 after a 2 day stay. Information provided can be subject to change, please check with Customs.
Turks & Caicos Island Made
Conch Shells are a beautiful souvenir of the Turks & Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos Island made products afford US and Canadian visitors a unique opportunity in that although you declare them there is no duty. TCI is one of only a few countries you may purchase and take home conch shells. You may have up to three. (Be sure to have your receipt.)
Art produced by local and Caribbean artists such as watercolours, oil, acrylic or silk paintings, prints, metal-work and wood carvings can be found in abundance at art galleries and retail stores. Exquisite jewellery is crafted from conch shells and the rare conch pearls are set into necklaces or rings. Beaded and beach glass jewellery is also found. Numerous fine quality straw and fanner grass woven baskets, hats, bags and bowls can be found on all of the islands. Handmade one-of-a-kind dolls and reversible dolls are locally sewn from bright Caribbean fabrics. Candles, shell windchimes and pottery are crafted.
The purchase of locally made baskets supports basket weavers on all the Islands
Beer lovers will want to carry home a few Turks Head bottles or cans for your collecion. Bambarra Rum is the “Spirit of the Turks and Caicos” available in White or Gold or Reserve this is a great rum to recreate those rum punch recipes or after dinner coffees you have enjoyed in the Islands. “A Taste of Island Time Coffee” is blended and roasted right here on Providenciales. Middle Caicos Grits and Turks Island Sea Salt are packaged in little souvenir sacks.
US & Canadian visitors may buy as much as they want of anything that is Caribbean or Island Made, as they are custom exempt, no duty is paid. Purchases exceeding $25 must have a certificate of origin from the retailer.
Art Provo at The Regent Village features local artists, paintings, jewellery and gifts
Local artisans, paintings, blown glass, wall art, jewellery, candles, baskets and pottery.Contact details for Art Provo
Atelys Adrian Boutique
Just east of Ports of Call you will find Atlelys Adrian’s eponymous boutique located in Caicos Café Plaza in Grace Bay. Her store showcases her one-of-a-kind pieces made with silver and larimar. Seashells, beach glass and natural materials mostly found right here in Providenciales are used. Atelys can also custom make and hand-stamp a message in silver, something just for you.Contact details for Atelys Adrian Boutique
Bambarra Rum and rum cakes are available to taste at FOTTAC in The Regent Village
Bambarra Rum takes its name from the home of the African settlers who were delivered to our shores aboard the wrecked slave trader Trouvadore in 1841. With them came traditions and culture we still enjoy today, such as colourful Masquerading parties, intricate craft weaving, and the fine art of smoothly blended sugar cane rum. Enjoy Bambarra and the unique legacy of freedom and tradition it celebrates. Available island-wide to purchase and sip.Contact details for Bambarra Rum
The island's largest selection of T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, resort wear, footwear, snorkel gear, stuffed toys for the kids and other souvenirs. Full-day and half-day unique Signature Tours for diving or snorkelling. Lady K private luxury tours.Contact details for Caicos Adventures
Cuban Crafters Cigar Factory
Cuban Crafters Cigar Shop & Cigar Factory is unique. Very special cigars rolled with pure Cuban seed tobacco. Many accoutrements for the cigar smoking connoisseur, including humidors. Gift packages, T-Shirts, cigar rolling demonstrations. Located at The Saltmills in Grace Bay.Contact details for Cuban Crafters Cigar Factory
Discount Liquors - Wine Cellar
This is your GO-TO store for wines, beers and liquors. Bambarra Rum, Corona Extra, and Turks Head Beer. Choose from classics, varietals, specialty, and hard-to-find vintages from around the world. They offer a wide variety of ice cold beers, spirits, premium liquors, mixes, ice and anything else you might need for a quiet dinner or a true island party. Stop by our convenient retail store on Leeward Highway. The friendly staff will assist you. You can call or email your order, too, and we even offer delivery throughout Providenciales for larger orders. Open Monday - Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.Contact details for Discount Liquors - Wine Cellar
Dive Provo Boutique
Unique quality T-shirts, snorkel and dive gear, beach clothing. Book your dive or boat excursion, plus private charters.Contact details for Dive Provo Boutique
Located next to the pool and near the lobby at the Wymara Resort, The Boutique showcases exquisite fashion brands including Turks + Caicos inspired menswear by OKAICOS, plus OndadeMar, Luli Fama and more. Find a thoughtful selection of resort chic clothing, accessories, and beach essentials, jewellery, and childrens wear. Before-and-after sun protection products from Sun Bum, Ocean Potion, and Aloe Up round out the offerings.Contact details for The Boutique
Jai’s Duty Free
The exquisite and rare Conch Pearls are set into rings and necklaces
Jai’s is a contemporary jewellery lover’s delight! Carrying several distinctive designer jewellery collections, including the stunning black diamond collection from Gemoro, perfumes, designer sunglasses and watch brands including Rolex, Tag Heuer, Bulgari, Breitling, Hublot and Cartier, the store also carries Jai’s personally designed creations, many including the rare conch pearl. For the last minute shopper Jai’s has a location at the airport departure lounge!Contact details for Jai’s Duty Free
The fun to wear new collection of casual necklaces by JSquared Designs.
Our collections of island-inspired silver beach jewellery, hats, cover-ups and accessories are the BEST in quality and fun to wear. Even better? You'll be wearing them for a TCI cause. We strive to give back to our beautiful environment, our children, and the amazing marine life with whom we share these breathtaking Islands. For the latest retail locations to find JSquared Designs on Providenciales check out our website or you may order online.Contact details for JSquared Designs
Lise Thompson - Artist
Original painting of Sapodilla Bay on Providenciales by Lise Thompson
So you want to warm up your home or give a gift to someone who loves the Turks and Caicos Islands… "Keep the Islands with you!" Lise Thompson has an online gallery of tropical scenes and still lifes from around the Turks and Caicos Islands. Available as giclee prints and giclee paintings on order. Art is shipped stateside from the on-line website.Contact details for Lise Thompson - Artist
Making Waves at Ports of Call features local artists, paintings, unique jewellery and gifts
This is a working studio where artist Alex Skye creates sea and beachscapes, just a few minutes from Grace Bay Beach upper level at Ports of Call. A gypsy at heart, she was born in Prague, but travelled for years before arriving in the TCI. She opened Making Waves in 2009 and her many works are displayed along with the works of other local artists. Every single piece in the studio was created in the TCI. Original seascapes and commissioned artwork.Contact details for Making Waves
Mama’s Gift Shop
Shopping at MaMa’s Gift Shop
One stop souvenir shopping & hair braiding. You have not shopped until you have shopped at Mama’s!Contact details for Mama’s Gift Shop
Palms Courtyard Shops
Find contemporary fashion perfect for our climate at Wish Boutique, designers include Robert Rodriguez, Ralph Lauren and sea sage. Find souvenirs, casual logo wear and gift items at the Palm Shop. Visit Splash boutique for that new Caribbean inspired bathing suit. Head to Spice, the resort’s well-stocked market for snacks, beverages, and other delights.Contact details for The Palms Courtyard Shops
Come and see us at Grace Bay Shops to book your fishing or snorkelling boat charters with Panoply. Browse through our boutique for swimwear, beachwear and apparel. Local gifts and souvenirs, home decor, beach toys, games and floats with new goodies arriving often.Contact details for Panoply Boutique
Custom made residential, commercial, industrial ceramic designs limited only by your imagination. Coffee mugs designed for your wedding, special event or business promotion. Long lasting ceramic tile signage for residential villas, resorts or business locations. Custom backsplashes for kitchen or bath. Specialty designs for restaurants. Quality high fire ceramic items produced locally in the Turks and Caicos Islands.Contact details for Paradise Designs
Asian inspired gifts, summer wear, jewellery, curiosities and objet d’art tucked into the corner of the Caicos Café Plaza. Rumeurs is a gem of a boutique that you should not miss.Contact details for Rumeurs Boutique
Shopping for the new line of sea sage clothing
Channelling the tropics through print, pattern and luxury fabrics, sea sage initially began as a capsule scarf collection and evolved into resortwear, homeware, and swimwear. sea sage continues to expand and establish itself as a global lifestyle resort brand extending island dressing to any location. fusing a tropical aesthetic with vibrant artistic vision, sea sage designs elegant silhouettes and eclectic signature prints made for the bon vivant. Each print pays homage to the designers homeland of the Turks and Caicos, creating the perfect way to wear a piece of paradise.
Shipped worldwide from the online store. On Providenciales look for them at: The Palms, Grace Bay Club, Seven Stars, Atelys's Store.Contact details for Sea Sage
Treasure S & S Gifts
Treasure S + S is a wonderful little gift shop that carries a huge variety of light and airy beach wear, breezy cotton skirts, cute shoes and a cornucopia of souvenirs! Prices are reasonable and selection is endless, take your time and you’re sure to find that perfect beach skirt you’ve been dreaming of!Contact details for Treasure S & S Gifts
Turks & Caicos National Trust
Authentic locally made craft products from all the Turks & Caicos Islands. Woven straw and grass baskets, conch shell art, native Caicos sloops, books, T-shirts and stamps.Contact details for Turks & Caicos National Trust
S. Walkin & Sons
Marine sales, boating and fishing equipment. Evinrude, Boston Whaler.Contact details for S. Walkin & Sons
The Wellington Michael Collection
Shopping for sand jewellery at The Wellington Michael Collection.
Wellington Michael creates unique beach-sand earrings, bracelets, rings and necklaces, sold in The Saltmills on Providenciales and at the Grand Turk Cruise Center. His creations incorporate tiny shells, beach glass and other souvenirs of your stay in paradise.Contact details for The Wellington Michael Collection
The Wine Cellar - Discount Liquors
This is your GO TO store for wines, beers and liquors. Bambarra Rum, Corona Extra, and Turks Head Beer. Choose from classics, varietals, specialty and hard to find vintages from around the world. They offer a wide variety of ice cold beers, spirits, premium liquors, mixes, ice and anything else you might need for a quiet dinner or a true island party. Stop by our convenient retail store on Leeward Highway. Friendly staff will assist you. You can call or email your order, too, and we even offer delivery throughout Providenciales for larger orders. Open Monday - Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.Contact details for The Wine Cellar - Discount Liquors
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