Turks & Caicos islandsThe low-lying Turks and Caicos are an archipelago of more than 40 coral islands forming the south-eastern end of the Bahamas chain. These islands are a charming and unspoilt destination with national parks, beautiful white sand beaches, nature reserves, sanctuaries and British colonial history. Scott Dunn’s highlights for Turks and Caicos Islands: For exquisite turquoise waters, explore Chalk Sound National Park. This 5km long bay by Providenciales has several tiny islets and has some of the clearest blue water on the island. Practice yoga at Parrot Cay, an award winning Shambhala retreat designed to improve health and wellbeing. After a morning’s yoga workshop, relax in one of the Japanese baths. For diving enthusiasts, head to the northwest point on Providenciales for a brilliant dive site, where you can spot eels and many other fish. Explore the northern shores of the Turks and Caicos Islands by Kayak, encircling its islets in safe, clear waters. Journey to Salt Cay, a tiny island south of Grand Turk. Salt Cay is part of the Humpback whales winter migratory route.