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Tax-free Shopping in Turks and Caicos - Art, Gifts, and Retail

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When shopping on Turks and Caicos, you won’t have to worry about sales or luxury taxes on the islands. Americans and Canadians can buy unlimited goods without paying duty taxes, and there’s also a duty-free store at the Grand Turk seaport. You’ll find handmade arts and crafts, retail stores, and food and drink specialties.

Regent Village in Grace Bay


Providenciales is the main island for shopping in the archipelago, with The Regent Village at its heart. Located in Grace Bay, this shopping and entertainment complex is full of upscale stores and luxury gifts. At FOTTAC you'll find many local products and flavors, such as Bambarra rum, rum cakes, jams, and hot sauces. Looking for mementos and original gifts? Visit ArtProvo gallery for an enticing selection of handmade crafts, jewelry, glass, and prints by different artists.


  • FOTTAC, Regent Village, Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands; Tel: + 1 649 333 7801; Website: FOTTAC

  • ArtProvo, Regent Village, Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands; Tel: +1 649 941 4545; Website: ArtProvo

Saltmills Plaza


Head to Saltmills Plaza, right across the way from Regent Village, for more gift and apparel stores, galleries, and restaurants. At Blue Surf Shop, you'll find everything you need for snorkeling, diving, and other water activities. Here you can also book excursions by Big Blue Unlimited. Head to Anna's Art Gallery to browse its large art collection and look for gifts among its items of jewelry, paintings, and quirky, handcrafted items.


  • Blue Surf Shop, Saltmills Plaza, Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands; Tel: +1 649 941 8670; Website: Blue Surf Shop

  • Anna’s Art Gallery, Salt Mills, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands; Tel: +1 649 231 3293; Website: Anna’s Art Gallery


Caicos Café and Ports of Call plazas


Both plazas in Providenciales are relatively small with a few boutique shops. If you’re looking for services such as beauty or travel arrangements, you can find them in one or the other location. Dive Provo, the island's premium dive shop, offers a range of dives, including night and multi-day dives, as well as scuba courses. For an assortment of sweet treats, visit the plazas' bakery and café.


  • Beauty and the Beach, Grace Bay Road, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands; Tel: +1 649 946 5093; Website: Beauty and the Beach

  • Dive Provo, Ports of Call, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands; Tel: +1 954 351 9771; Website: Dive Provo


Grand Turk


Shopping on Grand Turk Island consists mainly of souvenir outlets, but there are also some places where you can pick up handmade products and distinctive gifts. The National Museum Gift Shop is a retail outlet for the Middle Caicos Co-op, and sells handwoven baskets, bags, and hats created by local artisans. The Salt House is the place to go for soaps, bath products, and culinary salts made from Salt Cay salt.


  • Middle Caicos Co-op, Front Street, Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands; Tel: +1 649 946 6132; Website: Middle Caicos Co-op

  • The Salt House, Church Folly, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos; Tel: +1 649 946 1747; Website: The Salt House