Turks and Caicos resorts news and press

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Rock House Debuts in Turks and Caicos

Aug 1, 2022

The luxe resort and residential concept features 46 oceanfront villa-style accommodations...

Hospitality Design Magazine


Rock House Launches Sales for Reserve Villas in Turks & Caicos

Feb 28, 2022

Rock House, the upcoming luxury residential resort tucked into Turks & Caicos’ pristine coastal cliffside from Grace Bay Resorts, has officially launched sales for its newest collection of homes, The Reserve Villas at Rock House. These 10 luxury homes, which will range from 2- to 4-bedrooms – the most spacious in the development...

Lux Exposé


Eco-Friendly Vacation Homes

Apr 22, 2022

Luxury home buyers are requesting sustainable home features more than ever before, and developers are responding by bringing more sustainable, luxury housing options to the market—even vacation homes.

Ocean Home


Turks and Caicos’ First Cliffside Resort is Open, and it’s a Stunner

June 16, 2022

Overlooking the north shore of Providenciales, Rock House Turks and Caicos opened May 1, 2022, and the accolades that have been pouring in since are as dazzling as those baby blue waters lapping this superlative spot...

Islands Magazine


These Vacation Homes Come with All of the Luxury and None of the Upkeep

Jan 19, 2022

Homebuyers are catching on: the only thing better than waking up in paradise is waking up in paradise with no to-do list. For those interested in buying a vacation home, a top concern is maintaining the home when it’s not occupied...

Luxury Travel Magazine


These Caribbean Homes Are Designed to Maximize the Effortless “Vacation” Lifestyle

Jan 19, 2022

Addressing the growing demand for no-maintenance vacation homes, the homes at Turks & Caicos’ residential resort Rock House afford residents their own slice of luxury without any personal responsibility for upkeep. Slated to be completed this spring, these fully equipped, branded single-family residences were designed to maximize the effortless “vacation” lifestyle for homeowners, providing first-class service by the world-class Grace Bay Resorts....

Lux Exposé


Homes with Access to Exclusive Club Memberships

Aug 19, 2021

After over a year of being cooped up in our homes, buyers and homeowners are looking for the next big thing when it comes to amenities and what’s included in their next home purchase. Gone are the days of outdoor gardens and state-of-the-art gyms, as homeowners now seek ultra-exclusive access to private clubs, marinas and golf courses right in their backyards....

Luxury Travel Magazine


Crawford F. Sherman has been appointed General Manager at Rock House

June 18, 2021

Grace Bay Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Crawford F. Sherman as the managing director of Rock House, the newest development for the Turks and Caicos based luxury resort brand. As the first residential resort tucked into the rugged limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore, Rock House is due to open at the end of 2021...

Hospitality Net

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Property in Turks and Caicos Doesn’t Get Better than This

June 24, 2021

Located on the north coast of Providenciales in the beautiful Turks and Caicos, Rock House is a unique resort and residential offering set on 14 acres of expansive ocean frontage. Created by experienced local developer Grace Bay Resorts, Rock House prides itself on being different than any other development on the archipelago, balancing resort-style living with the opportunity to own standout property in Turks and Caicos...

Elite Traveler


9 Striking New Developments Across the Caribbean

July 28, 2021

Luxury real estate in the Caribbean is booming and has been for the last year following the onset of the pandemic. According to Edward de Mallet Morgan, a partner at Knight Frank, a global real estate consultancy based in London, the market is flourishing like never before....

Architectural Digest


The Best New Hotel Openings of 2022

Aug 10, 2021

With celebrities like Bruce Willis and Keith Richards calling on Turks and Caicos as a favorite destination, it's no wonder that the tiny archipelago is a hotspot for luxury hotels. When it opens next year, Rock House, a departure from the ubiquitous all-inclusives that dot the region, will bring cliffside Mediterranean style to Providenciales...



Grace Bay Resorts appointed Crawford F. Sherman as the managing director of Rock House

June 18, 2021

Grace Bay Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Crawford F. Sherman as the managing director of Rock House, the newest development for the Turks and Caicos based luxury resort brand. As the first residential resort tucked into the rugged limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore, Rock House is due to open at the end of 2021...

MICE Travel Advisor


Exclusive Club Membership Is the Next Big Thing in Amenity-Rich Buildings

Aug 19, 2021

High-end, over-amenitized apartments are considered a modern cliche nowadays. The days of outdoor gardens and state-of-the-art gyms are gone, as real estate developers now include unique amenities to cater to buyers and pander to ever-changing lifestyle trends. Since homeowners demand sophisticated services that allow for ultra-luxurious lifestyles, some developments offer their residents private club membership to marinas, and golf courses that are right in their backyards...

Lux Exposé


The 20 Most Anticipated Luxury Hotel Openings For 2022

Aug 10, 2021

From a spectacular cliffside retreat in Montenegro to a historic urban hotel in London, I have curated a list of highly anticipated hotel openings for 2022 worldwide. Many of these properties have continued construction despite COVID-19 as long-range investments but could still be delayed in opening due to any new restrictions from each country. This year I have listed all new properties and residences by hotel brand so that luxury travelers can visit their trusted favorites...



Grace Bay Resorts Announces The Beach Club at Rock House

June 10, 2021

Grace Bay Resorts has announced an exclusive amenity at its newest luxury resort, Rock House, which will officially open in Turks and Caicos this December: The Beach Club at Rock House. As the first of its kind in Turks and Caicos and exclusive to owners and guests at the five-star resort, The Beach Club at Rock House will span...

Luxury Travel Magazine 


Discover 5 Grandiose Vacation Destinations To Call Home

June 1, 2021

Cascading down dramatic limestone cliff s on the northern coast of Providenciales, Grace Bay Resorts recently unveiled Rock House, an exclusive resort and residential development spanning more than 14 acres and with 600 feet of secluded ocean frontage. Builder Projetech Ltd., Coast Architects and interior designer Shawn Henderson were tapped for the resort’s 40 single-family abodes...

The Atlantan


3 Coastal Residential Developments Inspired y Nature

April 15, 2021

With such a heavy focus on staying at home in the past year, buyers continue to look for homes that still allow them to have a connection to nature. Time spent outdoors has been shown to improve your mood, reduce stress, and increase your overall wellbeing and quality of life...

Ocean Home


12 Show-Stopping Coastal Resort Pools Throughout the World

April 8, 2021

Few Scratch that wanderlust itch with images of these stunning pools from waterfront resorts all around the world. Getting the travel bug again? For a bit of inspo, discover some of our favorite pools at hotels and resorts across the globe. Get excited to visit one (or all!) of these warm-weather destinations in 2021 or 2022...

Luxury Pools + Outdoor Living


Luxury Developments Vie To Present The Most Distinctive Amenities

May 28, 2021

It might be the renewed focus the pandemic placed on our home environments. It may be desire to give residents the utmost in luxe entertainment, wellness and health. Or it could be the rivalrous spirit developers and apartment property owners bring to their battle to win the greatest numbers of condominium buyers and apartment renters...



Hotels With Stunning Private Swimming Pools

April 8, 2021

Few things feel more luxurious than taking a dip in your own private swimming pool – and these properties offer some of the most stunning options...

Hotels Above Par


New Hotel Openings To Look for in 2021

March 13, 2021

Managed by Grace Bay Resorts, Rock House, which is slated to open in the fall of 2021, draws inspiration from the Mediterranean. Standalone units with private infinity pools and outdoor shower gardens share space with limestone cliffs and a European-style serviced jetty, a spa, fitness center and jogging trails...

Travel Pulse


Rock House To Break Ground On Jetty, Slated To Open Fall 2021

March 8, 2021

The Rock House Turks and Caicos will break ground on its state-of-the-art beach club jetty this month and it will be completed by the end of this summer. The first residential resort tucked into the rugged, untouched limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore is slated to open in the fall of 2021...

The Turks & Caicos Sun


Residential Homes in Warmer Climates for Snowbirds

February 26, 2021

The current coast-to-coast winter storm is the final straw for those who have been bunkering down due to the pandemic and are now experiencing record-breaking snow as well. Mexico, the Caribbean, and Florida are ideal residential destinations for those looking for some metaphorical and literal warmth during these unprecedented times...

Lux Exposé


The World's Best Hotel Openings in 2021: 150 to Look Forward To!

February 17, 2021

It's rare on Turks & Caicos' beautiful Grace Bay to be perched on the cliffside and not have to share the precious white-sand real estate with several all-inclusive neighbors. These are but two of the luxuries found at the new..



From Karaoke Rooms to Zen Gardens – Unique Amenities Invade Luxury Developments

February 22, 2021

It's rare on Turks & Caicos' beautiful Grace Bay to be perched on the cliffside and not have to share the precious white-sand real estate with several all-inclusive neighbors. These are but two of the luxuries found at the new...

Lux Exposé


Incredible Experiences In Turks And Caicos: Where To Eat, Stay, And Play

February 9, 2021

There is no better time to visit the Caribbean than now. But, really, is there a bad time? After feeling locked down at home during the ongoing pandemic, sun, sand, and a fruity rum drink seem like just the answer...

Travel Awaits


This Year’s Most Highly Anticipated Hotel Openings

January 23, 2021

Despite challenges never faced before by the hospitality industry, new hotels will be opening throughout the world this year in anticipation of a pent-up desire to travel. Here are some of the world’s most exciting hotel openings...



Here’s What Industry Leaders Predict For Real Estate In 2021

December 23, 2020

There’s no doubt that 2020 was a wild year for real estate. From the Covid-19 pause that stopped showings and sales entirely, to the slow recovery and crashing rental market in condo-saturated Manhattan, to hot markets in metro-area suburbs, there were plenty of downs and ups...



How COVID-19 Is Affecting One of the Caribbean’s Most Prestigious Resorts

December 22, 2020

Mark Durliat’s distinct and compelling vision was built on his experiences gained as he developed his career around the world. After graduating from USC with majors in entrepreneurship and French, he moved to France, then to Belgium, where a fortunate meeting with golf legend Gary Player forever changed his career path....



2021 New Year's Resolutions Prioritize Health & Wellness

December 19, 2020

It’s that time of year again where we take a moment to look back at all that has happened and reevaluate our lives as well as celebrate the prospects of what the new year holds for both ourselves and those around us. On this momentous occasion, we share a time honored tradition...

The Extravagant


Reach Your 2021 New Year’s Resolutions in the Comfort of Your Home

December 15, 2020

According to Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), 53% of adults surveyed reported worry and stress tied to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on their mental health. Quarantine life has certainly compelled many individuals to reevaluate everyday life choices that impact health, making 2021 New Year’s Resolutions more relevant than ever...

Lux Exposé

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The Great Escape: 5 Private Vacation Residences To Socially Distance In Style

November 11, 2020

Cascading down dramatic limestone cliffs on the northern coast of Providenciales, Grace Bay Resorts recently unveiled Rock House, an exclusive resort and residential development spanning more than 14 acres and with 600 feet of secluded ocean frontage... 



Noteworthy Hotel Openings in 2021

As 2021 approaches, here are some of the coolest hotel openings around the world from Texas to Turks and Caicos to Thailand and more. 2021 brings the opening of Grace Bay Resorts’ anticipated new luxury resort Rock House, further elevating Turks and Caicos as a coveted destination for luxury travelers. As a response to the all-inclusive beach resorts typically found in the Caribbean, Rock House will be a cliffside...

Luxury Travel Magazine

November 09, 2020


Resorts & Member's Only Clubs Inspire Luxury Home Sales

November 06, 2020

 As Luxury Real Estate sales continue to surge, resorts and exclusive Private Member’s Only clubs are inspiring second home investments around the world. Resorts and Clubs, such as Grace Bay Club in the Turks & Caicos, Exclusive Resorts spread across the globe, and Mint House in the U.S., are enjoying increased popularity despite extensive travel restrictions...

The Extravagant


Indagare Caribbean Islands Matchmaker: The Best Caribbean Islands Open Now for Every Traveler

October 20, 2020

The Caribbean has long drawn couples, families and friends for easy warm-weather getaways, thanks to its powdery white-sand beaches, warm turquoise waters and pampering resorts..



Turks and Caicos Extends Stamp Duty Reduction

October 02, 2020

Turks and Caicos has extended its reduced stamp duty, on all real estate purchases of property valued at up to $2 million now through December 20. Turks and Caicos has no annual property taxes...

Caribbean Journal


Despite Covid 19 Turks & Caicos Real Estate Enjoys Increased Popularity

August 16, 2020

Although many of us would expect Covid 19 to trigger a reduction in second home demand, nothing could be further from the truth on the Caribbean Island of Turks & Caicos. The Sotheby’s Turks and Caicos office reportedly closed $70M in sales during the month of June...

The Extravagant


Wealthy Americans are flocking to this Caribbean nation to buy luxury real estate

June 21, 2020

Even the coronavirus pandemic couldn't stop the Turks and Caicos real estate market. The coronavirus pandemic chilled real estate markets across the U.S., but it didn't stop the surging demand for property in Turks and Caicos.

Fox Business


Hotels, motels, and resorts are never going to be the same.

May 26, 2020

"I think that people are going to migrate towards smaller properties, or perhaps migrate to properties that have larger open spaces and are not as high-volume," Mark Durliat, CEO and cofounder of Grace Bay Resorts in Turks and Caicos, recently told Business Insider's Madeline Stone...

Business Insider


Luxury Properties Great for Social Distancing While on Vacation

May 21, 2020

The Rock House located in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos is getting ready to open its doors next year. Not only will guests get to enjoy the beauty of this brand-new resort with only 37 units opening in its first phase, but the secluded stand cottages and studio suites will offer guests a home away from home. With kitchenettes, spacious living areas and outdoor terraces, guests can experience the Mediterranean-inspired resort and quiet tranquility of the area from the privacy of their own rooms...

Travel Pulse


Company CEOs on making decisions from the world’s shortest commute

April 28, 2020

Methods deployed/tips for effectively running the business remote: As a tech-driven firm from its founding with a strong focus on collaboration, Mr. Massey and the B6 team were able to take the business completely virtual in less than 24 hours...

Luxury Daily


How leaders at 3 hotel businesses think travelers' preferences will change after coronavirus

April 25, 2020

The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest-hit sectors during the coronavirus pandemic. According to a recent report from the American Lodging and Hotel Association, which cited Oxford Economics and Hotel Effectiveness...

Business Insider


25 Best Books to Read During Coronavirus Lockdown, According to Business Leaders

April 15, 2020

With all of the chaos and uncertainty in the world right now, there has never been a better time to lose yourself in a book. From inspirational and educational to downright escapist, Worth asked CEOs, founders and top executives from across industries what are the best books to read right now—and why...



CJI Conversation: Mark Durliat, CEO of Grace Bay Resorts

April 07, 2020

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to keep the Caribbean hotel industry at a standstill, many hotel developers and investors are struggling to keep existing projects afloat, and are also uncertain about how long the recovery in lost revenue will take once the pandemic is over.

Caribbean Journal


Grace Bay Resorts Executes Multi-Prong Approach, Navigates Coronavirus Pandemic

March 30, 2020

Grace Bay Resorts, a multi-disciplined real estate firm with proprietary condo-hotel management and development divisions, is looking at each part of the business differently to navigate the effects of the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, Mark Durliat, CEO at the firm, tells GlobeSt.com...


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Despite Its Glitz and Glam, The Hamptons Real-Estate Market is Looking Grim

March 12, 2020

Wealthy buyers are forgoing the South Fork for less expensive and more laid back second-home locales like the Hudson Valley and Long Island’s North Fork...

Wall Street Journal


Turks and Caicos Claims They are New "It" Island in the Caribbean

January 24, 2020

The Caribbean island chain of the Turks and Caicos has long been admired among travelers for its laid-back atmosphere, picture-perfect white sand beaches and crystal-clear calm waters, but it has stayed under-the-radar for second homebuyers...

World Property Journal


House Hunting in Turks and Caicos: A Villa on the Beach for $795,000

January 22, 2020

With its strong building codes, convenient air-travel and use of the American dollar, the Caribbean archipelago is thriving as a destination for buyers and renters...

The New York Times


Move Over St. Barth’s, There’s a New “It” Island in the Caribbean

January 09, 2020

Turks and Caicos has long been admired among travelers for its laid-back atmosphere, picture-perfect white sand beaches and crystal-clear calm waters, but it has stayed somewhat under-the-radar for second home buyers. Now, thanks to visits from celebrities like Drake and the Kardashian family, the islands are getting recognized by discerning investors as a luxury destination and ideal place to do business in a glamorous way like never before...

Luxury Travel Magazine


Residential Resort Rock House Progressing On Northern Coast Of Providenciales

January 03, 2020

Rock House, Grace Bay Resorts’ newest residential resort in Turks and Caicos, has surpassed 80% sold and is now under construction on Providenciales’ northern coast. 

The Turks & Caicos Sun


Rock House Resort in The Turks and Caicos

December 12, 2019

Rock House, a Resort and Residential development project which is being assembled on over a dozen acres on the north coast of the Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos, is a perfect blend of sustainability and natural beauty. With six hundred feet of ocean frontage and elevations of nearly 100 feet, Rock House pays no comprise to employ sustainable construction techniques combined with cutting edge scenery...

The Extravagant


Real Estate And Architecture Year In Review And A Preview of 2020

December 13, 2019

“The Caribbean has come back stronger than ever since the 2017 hurricanes,” Mark Durliat, chief executive and co-founder of Grace Bay Resorts. “ In Turks and Caicos, the demand for real estate is as high as it’s ever been. The entire island is essentially for sale. The market here in Turks and Caicos is up 16% over last year in dollar volume and average home price is up 30%...



Turks and Caicos real-estate market flourishes as rich buy luxe island villas

December 08, 2019

An increase in high-end development and a few “trophy listings” have helped turn the Turks and Caicos Islands into a hot luxury vacation destination. The islands drew headlines earlier this year when an estate that once belonged to Prince sold for $10.8 million and Bruce Willis sold his home there for $27 million...

Fox Business


Resorts on the rise throughout the Caribbean

November 19, 2019

The pace of hotel and resort construction in the Caribbean for properties slated to launch in 2020 and beyond is quite robust these days.

Travel Weekly


10 Resorts to Watch

September 26, 2019

Built in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, which ravaged a wide swath of islands in the Caribbean in 2017, Rock House Turks & Caicos signals a significant vacation destination comeback. Opening in 2021, this tropical hideaway set on 14 acres of oceanfront land will feature a secluded beach, spa and fitness center and tennis courts and a 100-foot-long infinity pool..



Privacy Is the New Luxury at These New Caribbean Resorts

September 12, 2019

Luxury means different things to different people, and a crop of Caribbean resort developers are catering to those who value privacy as the ultimate form of indulgence with unique concepts like resorts on their own private islands and secret swimming pools carved directly into the limestone cliffs below. Read on to discover ultra-private Caribbean resorts...

Luxury Travel Magazine


Caribbean Tourism Cranks Up The Heat In Canada

August 22, 2019

The Caribbean has rebounded nicely from the 2017 storms that battered the region, says the chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Speaking at the annual CTO day in Toronto, group chair Dominic Fedee said 1.4 million Canadians visited the Caribbean in the first quarter of this year. Overall rivals rose 12% to 9.1 million...

Travel Pulse


World’s Most Anticipated Beach Clubs

August 02, 2019

Rock House, the newest luxury residential resort from Grace Bay Resorts built into the limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore in Turks and Caicos, debuts its Beach Club, a first-of-its kind on the islands jetty that will stretch 125 feet into the protected turquoise Atlantic Ocean, when the resort opens...

Luxury Travel Magazine


Investment in the Boutique Phenomenon to be Explored at the BLLA & Stay Boutique™ Conference

May 24, 2019

Stay Boutique Live, the Investment Edition Headline Sponsors include POST Integrations, Greenberg Trauig, Grace Bay Resorts, Tempur Sealy, Suitelife Insurance, The Gettys Group, The Rainmaker Group, and Enseo. Food and Beverage sponsors include Heyer Performance, APICII, Gerber Group, Think Coffee, and cb5 Hospitality...



Rock House Unveils New Hilltop Condos

November 12, 2018

Rock House, the first cliffside residential resort on Providenciales’s north shore, released new renderings of a new collection of homes with the resort: The Hilltop Condos. Rock House, the first residential resort tucked into the limestone cliffs of Providenciales’ north shore inspired by the seaside resorts of the...

Luxury Travel Advisor


Rock House from Grace Bay Resorts In The Turks & Caicos Launches New Homes

November 02, 2018