Turks And Caicos – Kid Favorable Getaways

by garrett on February 28, 2012

Family friendly vacations are hard to come by, often they involve long car rides and trips to otherwise boring destinations. However, the Turks and Caicos Islands are a great destination for any family. Be sure that all your passports are in order before embarking on the trip. If your kids got passports over five years go there is no pasport renewal for children, so you will have to apply for a new one.


Passports allow for international travel. Without these documents an individual cannot cross international lines. A passport acts as an ID and is scanned at each country’s checkpoint; this will allow a country to know that it is ok for that individual to enter. Children used to be able to travel on their parents U S passports, however, now, due to stricter laws regarding children, they must have their own. Infants are also required to travel with a passport.


The Turks and Caicos Islands are comprised of about forty different islands. However, of this forty only eight are have people currently inhabiting them. Turks and Caicos are part of the Caribbean Islands and are a very short distance from the East Coast by plane. This is what makes them so easy to travel to. They offer great beaches and have world class resorts. They are also a frequent destination for weddings.

Geared Towards Family

Family friendly destinations are very hard to come by, often times they’re mostly geared towards newlyweds or couples traveling without children. This is what is great about the Turks and Caicos island resort. They have activities for all members of the family from age one to 99 and above.


The Beaches resort features a Sesame Street theme. There are characters from the show all around the resort and the special kid’s day camp also features the much loved characters. In addition to the day camp there are also babysitting services, so mom and dad can take a break and enjoy their vacation as well. The Sesame Street characters can also come by to read a bed time story as well as join the kids for breakfast.

Water Parks

Although the Caribbean features many beaches, it’s hard to wrangle kids at the ocean. For this reason the resort also features a variety of kid friendly water parks with Sesame Street themes as well. There are lifeguards featured at each.


There are sixteen restaurants associated with the resort, this is sure to adhere to everyone’s taste. Of course the Sesame Street theme does not stop there, some restaurants have the characters as well. Parent’s can also enjoy a nice evening out by taking advantage of the babysitting services offered.

Turks and Caicos is a wonderful Caribbean destination. It features beautiful and lushes beaches and boasts many family friendly resorts. A family vacation here is sure to make every member of your family no matter their age, truly happy. Start planning your family’s dream vacation now, be sure to check the validity of all your family members’ American passports and remember that even if your child does have a passport if it has experience there is no pasport renewal for children available. You must apply for a new children’s passport. Start the process today and give your family the vacation of a lifetime.

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