Here are some ideas to ring in your best New Year’s at The Palms resort, Turks and Caicos. Start 2019 on Grace Bay beach in an idyllic setting guaranteed to revitalize mind and body.

The Perfect Perspective

There’s something inspiring and motivating about waving goodbye to the old year and imagining the new year as a clean, fresh slate.. What are your goals for 2019 and beyond? Maybe you need to completely de-stress or perhaps you wish to improve your sleep or enhance your health. Key to making any resolution is to set the time aside and be in a mental space to focus. For many, the shimmering aqua hues and open expanse of the skies along Grace Bay beach deliver the mental space, and source of creative energy for putting health goals into perspective.

Privacy and Room for Contemplation

Recently awarded Caribbean’s Leading All Suite Hotel 2018 by World Travel Awards, The Palms Turks and Caicos is a 72 suite resort featuring five buildings set in an arc around an attractive infinity pool with a swim-up bar and restaurant.

The design or the gardens, and layout of the buildings at The Palms are purposely created to maximize privacy, and offer quiet areas to enjoy the architechure, gardens and views over the ocean. The resort is not an overwhelming sprawling club layout so little time is needed to travel between buildings and amenity sites like the concierge desk and spa facilities. Offering a private personal ambiance where you can escape from the day-to-day stress and distraction, center yourself and revitalize.

Serene Setting with Amenities to Promote Health

It serpentines around the wooden deck which features tall palms reaching to the sky…

A definite highlight at The Palms Turks and Caicos, the infinity pool draws guests in and provides a calm and restorative setting. Lay back on one of the sun lounge beds under a signature umbrella and rest or meditate. Find the space to brainstorm ideas or put a plan together that resonates with your spirit and helps your crystalize your goals. Lower yourself into the warm waters of the hot tub island and let stress and doubts melt away, inviting healing and restoration to mind and body.

As well as a swim in the pool, there are numerous options for physical exercise. Stretch, strength and enhance your fitness routine in the fully equipped Fitness Centre. Take a yoga class or book some time with one of the personal trainers and get motivational support and guidance on exercises and nutrition. Take advantage of the complimentary non-motorized water sports. Paddle the local Caicos waters in a kayak or don a mask and snorkel and explore the amazing underwater world off Grace Bay Beach. Go barefoot on the beach and connect to the earth, bringing focus and mindfulness within every step.

Spa Treatments to Soothe Body & Mind

As the New Year approaches and you sort out new goals and adjust your routines, it’s important to take your time, set do-able objectives, and get rest along the way. The Spa at The Palms offers revitalizing treatments, a serene space, and talented therapists to help you focus and fine tune your fitness. The extensive spa menu includes: herbal steam cleansing, foot treatments, organic facials, body wraps and scrubs, restorative massage, as well as hair care and waxing services. Butterflies greet you, the scent of sandalwood or hibiscus tickles your nose, and marvelous reflecting pools guide your way as you enter the spa facility. Leave your worries and stress at the door and be embraced into a world of serenity.

Tantalizing Menus & Innovative Catering

Revitalizing means good nutrition and dining at The Palms Turks and Caicos gives you plenty of tasty and nutritious options. The Palms Turks and Caicos offers a variety of onsite restaurants including 72 West and Parallel 23 with delicious menus featuring fresh ingredients and appetizing choices. Maybe 2019 is the year to expand your palate with some new Caribbean flavors. Conch (tasty sea snail a little like calamari), a local favourite, is prepared battered and deep fried, in a pasta dish, tossed in a salad, or steamed in a soup. Sample it at The Palms as an appetizer like Conch Fritters or entree like the Caicos Conch Sandwich. Maybe you’d like to get more greens in your diet. There are plenty of starters, sides and salads offering you lively garden delights.

A stay at The Palms is an opportunity to take a break from culinary tasks. As well as onsite restaurant dining, you can enjoy some special pampering like in-suite dining. One of the professional resort chefs will prepare a lovely meal for you in the privacy of your own dining room or balcony. If solitude is more your style, The Palms culinary team will prepare a Boxed Lunch picnic for you to take along on your island explorations whether it be snorkeling, sailing or a visit to a local cay where stretches of white sand beach bring calm focus.

Ring in Your Best New Year’s at The Palms Resort

A spectacular way to herald in 2019 is The Palms’ eye-popping Grace Bay beach event on New Year’s eve. Rock the Beach is a delight for the senses; from a gourmet dinner, dancing and music, fireworks that ring in the new year, and a champagne toast at midnight. Cap off 2018 with a bang and give yourself the finest start to 2019.

Provo is alive with cultural celebrations on December 31 where Grace Bay hosts the Junkanoo Jump-Up with calypso beats, festive dancing and brilliant fireworks. The Junkanoo Jump-Up is an immensely popular event that dates back to the 16th century when slaves were given a day off from work to celebrate with their families. On December 31st Islanders dress in elaborate costumes, play instruments and dance until sunrise. It’s an opportunity to experience the sounds of traditional ripsaw or rake ‘n scrape music featuring goatskin drum, hand accordion, maracas and acoustic guitar. The beats and energy of the Junkanoo awaken the spirit with excitement and anticipation for the upcoming year.

Come ring in your best New Year’s at The Palms resort, Turks and Caicos! Choosing a restful, restorative resort where you can bring your personal resolutions into sharp focus and rediscover health, wholeness, and happiness, offers a wonderful start to 2019.