Shopping on Providenciales and the Turks and Caicos Islands

Duty Free

An advertisement for The Oyster Perpetual Datejust 41 Rolex available at Jai’s Duty Free, Regent Village, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos IslandsEnjoy shopping for the Oyster Perpetual Datejust 41 Rolex at Jai’s Duty-Free Jewellery in The Regent Village in Grace Bay on Providenciales

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, 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

A photograph of Conch shell souvenirs of the Turks and Caicos Islands, British West IndiesConch 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.

A photograph of locally made baskets on Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos IslandsThe 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.

  1. Art Provo

    A photograph of a painting at Art Provo, The Regent Village, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos Islands.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.

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  2. 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.

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  3. Bambarra Rum

    A photograph of Bambarra Rum and rum cakes at FOTTAC, The Regent Village, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos Islands.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.

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  4. Caicos Adventures

    The islands largest selection of T-shirts, hats and other souvenirs.

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  5. Caicos Wear & Gear

    Resort wear, dresses, cotton shirts, T-shirts and souvenirs.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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. Friendly staff will assist you. You can call or fax in your order, too, and we even offer delivery throughout Providenciales for larger orders. Open Monday - Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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  8. Dive Provo Boutique

    Unique quality T-shirts, snorkel gear, beach clothing. Book your dive or boat excursions.

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  9. Driftwood Studio

    Lucie Winton Stubbs’ studio and gallery glows with light and colour. Every shade of blue, contrasted by flashes of orange and red and yellow, give her paintings and the space that holds them a vibrancy that is palpable. Her subjects are beach scenes, portraits, marine life and landscapes. You will also find ceramics and cloth sculpture. Coming soon – stained glass art. Driftwood also displays the works of other island artists. Yes, you can order online.

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  10. FOTTAC

    Flavours of the Turks and Caicos - Convenient to the Grace Bay Resorts at The Regent Village. Champagnes, wines and liquor. Bambarra Rum and a selection of Bambarra Rum products - Rum cakes, jams, sauces, mugs, glassware and T-Shirts. Spa products include Salt Cay bath salts, woven baskets, sponges and scented candles.

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  11. Grabet

    Grabet is a delivery service bringing anything from restaurant food to grocery shopping and flowers, straight to your door. They can also run your errands. Need laundry picked up? A car wash? Restaurant reservation? Their services are varied and vast, and resemble that of a personal concierge. Order online through their website in one quick and easy transaction, just select location, select business, place order, and make payment, then wait for it to be delivered.

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  12. Grand Slam Charters

    Located in The Saltmills, Grand Slam Fishing Charters storefront offers a selection of branded merchandise including T-shirts, bags and hats. You’ll also find a variety of fishing rods and a gallery of photos printed on canvas from deep-sea adventures. Stop in to book a tour and find out how a fishing adventure with Grand Slam will be the highlight of your holiday.

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  13. Haven Boutique

    Located in the Gansevoort Turks + Caicos the boutique showcases exquisite fashion brands including Alicia Schulman, Lacoste, Luli Fama and more. Beachwear, accessories, sandals, jewellery, childrens wear and sundries. Open daily from 10am to 6pm.

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  14. Jai’s Duty Free

    jais conch pearls 2015The 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!

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  15. L'été Boutique

    Located in Le Vele Plaza in Grace Bay, L’été is a men, women and children clothing and accessories boutique. Its name, L’été, means the summer and it is inspired by the style of clothing which is stylishly suitable for spring and summer on the French Riviera, the Hamptons, or all seasons in the Caribbean. The clothing is primarily French designed and 100 per cent cotton. Excellent casual resort wear, island wear, or wherever feeling comfortable is desired.

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  16. Lisa Adara Photography

    An original photo of Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos Islands.Photos on canvas make easy to carry souvenirs. Photos by

    Fine art photos printed on canvas. Inspired by a lifetime on Providenciales. Professional photography and retouching. Nature photography, food photography, underwater and panoramic photography. Turks and Caicos HDR landscape photography. Souvenirs easy to transport or stretch and frame for your island home. Available at Paradise Arts. See online galleries.

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  17. Lise Thompson - Artist

    An original painting of the Turks and Caicos Islands.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 original oil on canvas paintings. Art is shipped stateside from the on-line website.

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  18. Making Waves

    This is a working studio where artist Alex Skye creates sea and beachscapes, just a few minutes from Grace Bay Beach in the Ocean Club West Plaza. 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.

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  19. Mama’s Gift Shop

    A photograph of shoppers at MaMa's Gift Shop, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos Islands.Shopping at MaMa’s Gift Shop

    One stop souvenir shopping & hair braiding. You have not shopped until you have shopped at Mama’s!

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  20. Palms Courtyard Shops

    Find contemporary fashion perfect for our climate at Wish Boutique, designers include Robert Rodriguez and Ralph Lauren. 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.

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  21. Panoply Boutique

    Come and see us at Le Vele Plaza to book your fishing or snorkelling boat charters with Panoply. Browse through our boutique for swimwear, beachwear and apparel. Local gifts and souvenirs, beach toys, games and floats with new goodies arriving often.

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  22. Paradise Arts

    Located in The Saltmills, visit the gallery for locally made ceramic pottery, wall art and tiles, watercolours, prints and photography. Custom made ceramic wall lamps, backsplashes, property signs and tiles.

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  23. Rumeurs Boutique

    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.

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  24. Sea Sage

    A photograph of Sea-Sage scarves on the beach, Providenciales (Provo), Turks and Caicos Islands.Shopping for Sea Sage Scarves

    An elegant silk scarf is the perfect accessory to remind you of your vacation in paradise. The designer is an artist who grew up on Sea Sage Hill Road, in Long Bay Hills, Providenciales. She always found herself at the beach with a camera in hand. Inspired by photographs from her travels and a love of pattern, she created Sea Sage to present her photography in a distinctive and memorable way, on her unique silk scarves. Shipped worldwide from the on-line store. On Providenciales look for them at The Regent Palms Wish Boutique, at Amanyara and on Parrot Cay.

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  25. 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!

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  26. 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.

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  27. The Unicorn Bookstore

    Books, best sellers, magazines, newspapers, local publications, crafts and games.

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  28. S. Walkin & Sons

    Marine sales, boating and fishing equipment. Evinrude, Boston Whaler.

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  29. West Indie Boutique

    Located in The Regent Village in Grace Bay, West Indie Boutique features locally-made homewares, original art, souvenirs and designed apparel for the whole family. Every item is hand crafted or carefully curated with you in mind. TCI made for beach lovers since 2006.

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  30. 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 fax in your order, too, and we even offer delivery throughout Providenciales for larger orders. Open Monday - Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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