Parrot Cay Turks and Caicos Islands
Local legend purports that female pirate Anne Bonny stayed here in the 1720s, lending the original name, Pirate Cay. Now home to the exclusive Parrot Cay Resort and Shambhala Spa Retreat. The cay is a privately owned island retreat only accessible by boat from Providenciales. Parrot Cay Resort and Spa is one of several world-renowned Shambhala Retreats operated by the exclusive COMO Group.
A view to the north across the 1000 acre island of Parrot Cay, reached by boat from Providenciales.
The Parrot Cay Resort has 60 rooms and suites, beachfront villas and two restaurants.
Here you can practice Yoga with the world’s leading teachers in a 1300 sq foot yoga pavilion, enjoy the outdoor Jacuzzi, the Pilates studio, massage rooms, health inducing cuisine, or retreat to one of the nine beautiful treatment rooms and partake of many therapeutic services offered by the spa including health assessments and signature spa treatments.
Private Parrot Cay three bedroom villa rates start from $5445 per night
In addition to the resort there are several privately owned villas and beach houses, some of which are available to rent. Celebrities who own homes here include Donna Karan, Bruce Willis, Christie Brinkley and Keith Richards. In addition to those stars who have chosen to own homes on the exclusive island, there are many more who visit.
A celebrity villa, The Residence, can be rented for $20,000 per night
The Sanctuary, belonging to Donna Karan, is available for vacation rental
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher have holidayed at Parrot Cay on several occasions, including their trip to attend Bruce Willis’ wedding to model and actress, Emma Heming in 2009. A few years earlier, in June of 2005, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner also chose to say their vows at Parrot Cay. Zac Efron spent Christmas 2010 on the island with Rumer Willis, Bruce and Demi’s daughter. Donatella Versace has been a guest on the island, and star sightings are said to include Sandra Bullock, Jim Cramer, Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Robert De Niro, Prince Edward, Michael J. Fox, Janet Jackson, Eva Longoria and Tony Parker, Paul McCartney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Britney Spears, Barbra Streisand, Justin Timberlake, Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz and Howard Stern.
A privately owned villa on Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands