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About Our Destination

Being Gay in the Caribbean

The islands of the Caribbean are home to many gay- and lesbian-friendly countries and the Turks and Caicos Islands are considered a safe destination for LGBT tourists.

Climate

In November, the temperature in Turks and Caicos should range between a low of 74°F (23°C) and high of 85°F (29°C), with temperatures generally hovering around 81°F (27°C). Some rain falls in November, averaging about 5 inches during the entire month. At night it can get breezy, but mostly you’ll be fine in shorts and a T-shirt.

Currency

The US dollar is accepted in Turks and Caicos.

Languages

The official language of Turks and Caicos is English.

Before Your Trip

What is included?

  • Accommodations for 8 days/7 nights at the all-inclusive Club Med Turkoise
  • Olivia signature daily programing and nightly entertainment
  • Round-trip airport transfers with meet-and-greet service from Providenciales (PLS) International Airport
  • Gourmet food and drink from the resort’s two restaurants: charming Grace Bay, serving international cuisine buffet-style, and Sharkies Grill & Beach Bar, serving drinks and snacks on a shady beach terrace
  • Libations at two additional bars: Blue Coral, offering all-day refreshments, pre-dinner cocktails, and after-hour festivities at its poolside location with beach view, and the Grapevine wine cellar (added charge)
  • A fabulous infinity swimming pool, featuring a sunken living room plus in-water and poolside lounges
  • Access to a wide array of exciting land and water sports, including basketball, beach volleyball, softball, football, cardio training, hockey, volley-polo, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding, snorkeling, sailing, tennis, yoga, Zumba, flying trapeze and other circus activities, and Club Med fitness classes
  • Access to scuba diving, golfing, and horseback riding for an additional charge
  • Access to exciting excursions such as sunset cruises, snorkel excursions, kite boarding, bicycle tours, and jet skiing for an additional charge
  • Access to spa services, including on-beach massage, for an additional charge

What’s not included?

  • Airfare
  • Optional excursions and spa services
  • Phone calls and premium Wi-Fi
  • Laundry services
  • Club photos and premium liquors
  • Medical attention and individual insurance
  • Transfers for guests arriving prior to November 7 or departing after November 14
  • Other incidentals

Cancellation Policy

Unexpected events can cause you to cancel your vacation. Because we are committed to this charter, we must strictly adhere to our cancellation policy as outlined in our Olivia Terms & Conditions.

2020 TURKS & CAICOS RESORT

Start Date

End Date

Cancel Penalty

Cancellation 180+ days or more prior to trip date


5/11/20

$250 per person

Cancellation 90-179 days or more prior to trip date

5/12/20

8/9/20

50% of trip cost

Cancellation 60-89 days or more prior to trip date

8/10/20

9/8/20

75% of trip cost

Cancellation 0-59 days or more prior to trip date

9/9/20

11/7/20

100% of trip cost

Community: Joining the Facebook Trip Group

If you’d like to chat with people who are going on the trip, join Olivia’s Turks & Caicos 2020 group page on Facebook.

Olivia Honeymoon and Celebration Registration

Register at Olivia Honeymoon Wishes for your honeymoon, anniversary, or other special celebration; browse through the selections and let your friends know just how easy it is for them to purchase a gift for you.

Passport and Visa

Guests must have in their possession a passport that is valid for six months after their date of arrival in Turks and Caicos.

A visa is not required for US travelers. All other travelers should check with their local consulate to determine what travel documents are required.

Special Occasions

If your birthday falls on a date during the trip, or you will celebrate an anniversary or any other special event during the week of your trip that you have not already told your Olivia Travel Consultant about, please let us know as soon as possible, but no less than 90 days prior to the trip.

Specific Needs—Medical, Mobility, Dietary, and Otherwise

If you have medical, mobility, or dietary requirements that you have not already told your Olivia Travel Consultant about, please let us know as soon as possible, but no less than 90 days prior to the trip. Additional information on this topic can be found in this document in About Our Destination > Activity Level.

Travel Insurance

Olivia recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to protect yourself and your trip investment from the unexpected. It is important to purchase the travel protection within 15 days of your initial invoice date in order to receive the most comprehensive coverage. Consider travel protection for trip cancellation/trip interruption, emergency medical and emergency evacuation services, trip delay, baggage delay, and more.

For a travel insurance quote, more information or to purchase a protection plan, please call Olivia at 800-631-6277 and select option 1 for a travel consultant.

Vaccinations

Please check with your local Public Health Department or personal physician regarding immunizations you may need. You may also check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. Click on the Travelers’ Health section, then click on the Destinations link and choose Turks and Caicos Islands.

Travel and Arrival

Air travel

Airport

You will need to fly into and out of Providenciales (PLS) International Airport which is located approximately 20–25 minutes from the resort.

Airfare

Save up to 15% on your airfare through our partner airlines. Please visit our airfare discount page for the most up-to-date information.

Check-in

Arrive any time on November 7, 2021. Official check in time is 3 pm. If you arrive early, you can store your luggage and enjoy the resort until your room is available. Upon arrival, you will be asked to provide your credit card to open a resort account. With a resort account, you can bill services and purchases to your room during your stay.

Olivia’s Preferred Travel Agency


We are pleased to announce Olivia’s partnership with Conlin Travel. Conlin Travel is one of the “Top 50” Travel Agencies in the country ranked alongside some of the globe’s largest agencies. In business for almost 60 years, Conlin Travel’s core belief is aligned with Olivia’s in delivering personal concierge service to each and every traveler, every time. A full-service, gay-friendly agency with staff located across the country, Conlin Travel looks forward to assisting you with your air travel and hotel reservations for stays outside of Olivia’s pre- and post-trip packages. For air and hotel bookings, a small fee will be applied to your overall cost. For assistance, please call Conlin Travel: 1-888-278-1698

Olivia Travel Gear Store


To help you get ready for your vacation, we’ve partnered with New Headings to create Olivia Travel Gear, our own online gear and apparel store, featuring items from leading brands, including Craghoppers, Patagonia, Teva, Outdoor Research, and Eagle Creek. Visit olivia.newheadings.com for more information!

Transfers to the resort

Your round-trip transfers to and from Providenciales (PLS) airport are included on November 7 and November 14, 2020. If you purchase pre or post nights through Olivia, your transfers will be included on your arrival and departure days according to your flight times. We will request your flight information approximately 90 days in advance of the trip to ensure you receive your transfer.

During Your Trip

Accommodations

Superior room amenities include:

  • Views of the lush resort grounds
  • One king or two twin beds
  • Toiletries (shampoo, shower gel, body lotion)
  • Hair dryer and magnifying mirror
  • Air-conditioning
  • Telephone, basic Wi-Fi, and television
  • In-room safe deposit box
  • Refrigerator and tea kettle
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Cleaning on demand, luggage service, and (for an extra charge) laundry service
  • Electric outlet voltage: 100-127 V (socket type B—US-type three-prong)

Deluxe rooms include these additional amenities:

  • A furnished balcony
  • Minibar refreshed daily with nonalcoholic beverages
  • Music system and radio with Bluetooth speakers
  • Beach towel, bathrobe, and slippers for use at the resort
  • Keiji toiletries
  • Turndown service

Dining

Enjoy all-inclusive meals—breakfast, lunch, and dinner—in two restaurants.

Grace Bay

This buffet-style restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a newly redesigned area. It offers an international breakfast as well as a wide choice of local and international cuisine for lunch and dinner.

Sharkies Grill & Beach Bar

With its shady beach terrace, this open-air restaurant is open through the day and evening; it serves snacks such as tacos, burgers, and french fries.

Electricity

Rooms are equipped with standard US 110-volt outlets.

Email and Internet

Basic Wi-Fi internet is included. Premium Wi-Fi can be purchased at the resort.

Excursions

The resort offers a wide array of excursion options available at an extra charge. Offerings include sunset cruises, scuba diving, stand-up paddle boarding, horseback riding, and golf outings. A list of excursions will be available at approximately 30 days prior to the trip. Bookings take place at the resort.

Gratuities

Gratuities to resort staff are included in the cost of the trip.

Hair dryers

There is a hair dryer in your room. If you prefer a stronger wattage, we encourage you to bring your own.

Laundry services

Laundry, pressing, and dry cleaning services are available for an additional charge.

Medical services

There is an infirmary at the resort. Standard fees are charged for medical services.

Sisters at Play & Friends

Olivia’s Sisters at Play & Friends program is dedicated to promoting and celebrating diversity on our trips. Meet your Olivia Sisters at Play coordinator so you can find out about the special events we have planned for you during the week. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun.

Smoking policy

Following new Tobacco Control Law by Turks and Caicos Islands authority, smoking (both cigarettes and e-cigarettes) in Club Med Turkoise is strictly prohibited. For your convenience, there are two designated smoking areas in the resort.

Solo travelers

Traveling solo? Be sure to attend the Solos Welcome on the first day. Here you will meet your Olivia Solos Coordinator who will share your Solos program for the week. We plan dozens of activities for our solo travelers, including a special designated Solos excursion. In addition, we organize a special Solos dining area for all meals and reserve a section for the nightly shows.

Spa services

Indulge and relax at the resort’s spa. Traditional massages and spa packages are available for a fee.

Specific needs

If you have specific medical or dietary needs, please advise us at the time of booking.

Special occasions

If you have any celebrations or a birthday during the trip that you have not already disclosed to your Olivia Travel Consultant, please provide this information as soon as possible, but no less than 90 days prior to the trip.

Telephone

Each room has a phone to call between rooms or to call the reception desk. There is a cost to call outside of the resort. Most guests use their cell phones and use Wi-Fi calling services such as FaceTime Audio and Whatsapp.

After Your Trip

Check out time

Check out is 11 am on November 14, 2020.

Transfers to the airport

Roundtrip airport transfers are included on arrival and departure day. Departure information will be available at the resort.

Pre- or post-stays

Pre- and post-nights are based on availability. Ask you Olivia Travel Consultant for more information.

Didn’t find what you are looking for? Check out our Olivia travel FAQ. Or call us at 800-631-6277 (inside the US and Canada) or 415-962-5700 (outside the US and Canada) and select option 2.

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