Amanyara - Turks and Caicos
Turks & Caicos islands
based on 7 nights inc. flights
* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
International economy flights and taxes from the UK
per person for 7 nights, based on 2 people sharing a Pavilion on a Room Only basis, including economy class private road transfers.
At a Glance
Your stunning Pavilion is so cleverly hidden away you are assured complete privacy yet only a short walk from the ocean or pool
Be inspired by the minimalist influences of the hotel, simplicity and tranquillity abound, sure to relax, revive and pamper the soul
You can relax in the knowledge that your little ones will delight in activities ranging from snorkelling to yoga and even be able to get involved in the Amanyara Turtle sanctuary
Water babies are sure to delight at the snorkelling and diving just metres from the 1km long beach. Plunge in to the warm underwater world or simply admire the colours from the soft white sand
From private beaches through to luxurious family villas, Amanyara brings luxury and balance to guests of all ages
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Offering warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. With an average of 9 hours sunshine a day the peak season runs from December through to April which is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the Summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years. The average daily temperatures range from the mid-seventies in the winter months and mid-eighties in the summertime.
Aman Resorts brings its ultra-luxe style to this beautiful Caribbean location in the Turks and Caicos. On the coast of Northwest Point adjacent to Malcolm’s Beach, one of the island's most secluded beaches, Amanyara is a water lover's paradise.
Amanyara forms part of the world-renowned Aman portfolio of hotels. Its name is derived from the Sanskrit word of the indigenous Arawak people, meaning “peaceful place” and this is reflected in the resort’s isolated position on top of a dramatic headland on the north west coast of Providenciales, thus ensuring the glistening beach remains private and exclusive.
There are 38 timber-framed Pavilions of contemporary design nestled amongst the lush vegetation, on the edge of the tranquil ponds or along the oceanfront. Pavilions overlooking the ponds have a timber sundeck extending over the edge of the water and those located on the oceanfront have pathways down to the sea. All are designed the same with large glass doors that can be opened on all sides to catch the cooling sea breezes.
The Restaurant serves a selection of Asian and Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on local seafood. You can enjoy a choice of dining settings – outdoors on the terrace or inside with air-conditioning, both areas have wonderful views of the beach and beyond. The Bar is located near the swimming pool where you will find a number of oversized daybeds for lounging and a spacious terrace where you can enjoy a refreshing cocktail or light lunch.
All Pavilions are identical in layout and design yet differentiated by location. Arrival to a Pavilion is via an entrance terrace that houses two daybeds. Sliding glass doors open to reveal the interior featuring a central king-size bed. Positioned in the corners of the room are a reading chair with a footstool and an entertainment unit including a flat screen television and DVD/CD player with surround sound. This combined bedroom and living room also opens onto two additional terraces, the first with twin banquettes for lounging or dining and the second featuring a sunken table with cushions, bolsters and two sunning mats. An overhanging roofline creates shaded outdoor areas on each of the three terraces, and the doors open wide to catch the cooling sea breezes. The bathroom area is behind a decorative wooden screen and features an elegant, freestanding bathtub with adjacent ottoman. Twin vanities are located on either end along with a separate rainshower and toilet. The Pavilions incorporate a simple palette of colours and materials, and the floor is polished, sand-coloured terrazzo with teak inlays.
There are also 20 Amanyara Villas with three distinct outlooks, over the ponds and gardens, ocean or with beach access. Each is situated on 1.5 acres of land and is serviced by a chef and villa host.
Pavilions are situated on the edge of tranquil ponds with timber sun decks extending over the water.
Alcove Pavilions are situated on the edge of tranquil ponds with timber sun decks extending over the water and a glassed-in lounge extension offering extra space for a third person.
Ocean Pavilions are positioned along the oceanfront with views of the sea. These pavilions are elevated approximately six metres above the waterline, and have pathways leading to the rocky shoreline.
|Ocean Cove Pavilion||
Ocean Cove Pavilions are positioned along the oceanfront, elevated approximately six metres above the waterline, and have direct access to the sea.
Pool Pavilions feature a 12-metre infinity-edge swimming pool surrounded by teak decking and natural vegetation.
|Deluxe Pool Pavilion||
Deluxe Pool Pavilions feature a glassed-in relaxation alcove and a 9-metre zero-edge swimming pool and are surrounded by teak decking and natural vegetation.
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The Pool Pavilion Suite comprises two bedrooms connected by a relaxation and dining lounge, facing a private 18-metre zero-edge pool. The Pool Pavilion Suite also includes a gym, nanny accommodation and a four-seater club car.
The Amanyara Pavilion is elevated above the water with dramatic ocean views and features a T-shaped pool, glassed-in extension overlooking a private garden and a teak lounging sala ideal for watching the sunset.
Tranquility Villas are sited on the edge of tranquil lakes and have either 3 or 4 bedrooms. They feature infinity-edge swimming pools, a private chef and host and two golf buggies. Some come with a private pathway to the beach.
Ocean Villas are positioned along the dramatic shoreline with views of the sea and have either 3 or 4 bedrooms. They feature infinity-edge swimming pools, a private chef and host and two golf buggies.
Beach Villas have direct access to Amanyara’s private powdery white-sand beach and turquoise waters. They have either 4 or 5 bedrooms and feature private infinity pools, a dedicated chef and housekeeper and two four-seater golf buggies.
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The 6 bedroom Amanyara Beach Villa offers direct beach access, vast living space, infinity-edge swimming pool, extensive lounging and dining areas and a dune sala.
Children are welcome at Amanyara. There is a Nature Discovery Centre providing hands-on learning experiences for both adults and children with programmes designed by the American Museum of Natural History. These exciting programmes focus on the discovery and conservation of the local flora and fauna, from guided hikes and snorkelling expeditions to the Adopt-A-Coral programme and the opportunity to participate in the Amanyara Sea Turtle Initiative, which involves tagging sea turtles in the wild, helping to provide insight into their breeding, foraging and migratory behaviours.
Food and beverage options at Amanyara include The Restaurant, specialising in classic Asian and Mediterranean dishes, The Bar featuring panoramic ocean views and the Beach Club for casual dining. The resort also has facilities to provide opportunities for peaceful relaxation or wellness such as a library with a reading terrace overlooking the pond, club house with four floodlit clay tennis courts, volleyball court and golf simulator, a fitness centre, Pilates studio and yoga sala, spa, cinema screening room and Nature Discovery Centre.
Complimentary activities include use of the 50-metre swimming pool, non-motorised watersports such as Hobie Cats, ocean kayaks and boogie boards, snorkelling equipment, twice-daily snorkelling trips and yoga classes. Activities at an additional charge include scuba diving, spa treatments, fishing, golf (off-site), golf simulator and land and sea excursions.
Marina Voak (Staff)
Your journey to Amanyara starts with a trip in one of their luxury land rovers and when you arrive, you will immediately feel relaxed! There is such a sense of peace and serenity in the whole place that it would be impossible not to end your stay feeling totally chilled. All of the rooms and villas offer complete privacy - you really feel like you are in your own little sanctuary. When I was there, I enjoyed an eco-hike around the gardens, a beach workout with a difference and a fabulous massage in the Spa. The food was superb - the lobster pizza at lunchtime can definitely be recommended! The staff will tend to your every need and ensure that your stay is a comfortable and special one.
Jules Maury (Staff)
Picked up by a fleet of immaculate white land rovers all bearing the license plate of Amanyara, we arrived shortly before sunset at what seemed the tip of the world but was in fact a short 20 minute drive from the civilisation of Grace Bay. Nestled in an 18,000 acre nature preserve, the resort stretches along a kilometre of soft powdery beach, tiny hidden sandy coves where the iron shore changes the landscape before finishing again on an endless beach. Amanyara means peaceful place and not only is the architecture a work of art but the location is sensational. Private pools, dramatic ocean views, tranquil pond pavilions, soaring ceilings, teak decks that stretch to eternity, cathedral buildings of timber and glass seem suspended in space as the light disappears at dusk and the Aman world is illuminated by candles and illusion. 40 Resort Pavilions and 20 Private villas are all crafted from the finest materials, some with private black volcanic pools and others with tranquil pond views or dramatic seascape back drops. The service is unparalleled whether you have a personal butler or the delightful staff to look after your every whim.
Aman elves are there around every corner, you feel them; they know when you want something as if by osmosis but then disappear before you can even remember they have been there at all. We had a magnificent dinner in our villa with our personal chef Bar B Qing every conceivable delicacy one could dream off, twinned with a fusion of Asian inspired salads, and freshly grilled Mediterranean vegetables and delicious fruits. Whether you ate in your villa, dined in the glorious restaurant overlooking the sea side by side with the most dramatic bar or sipping ice cold rose and choosing a fresh pizza cooked in their pizza oven to order in the casual beach bar and grill - there is something to enchant everyone.
Their beach, water based activities and snorkelling which we did each day was a treat, the Spa somewhere to lose yourself and never leave and should you simply wish to sit by their magnificent pool on the teak deck overlooking the ocean you could die a happy man. If you wish to have your own pavilion or villa with a pool they are there for the taking but should you choose a water or sea view without private pool their beach and resort pool with timber sun-deck will not disappoint.
Amanyara is an experience and this was simply sublime. The million dollar question is how soon can I return to the Turks & Caicos islands? Hidden away from much of the commercialism of the Caribbean, this was a discovery I am not sure I want to share.
Location & directions
Turks & Caicos islands
Amanyara is located on the coast of Northwest Point adjacent to Malcolm’s Beach on the island of Providenciales. The island is one of the Turks and Caicos Islands, part of the British West Indies.
How to get there
12-hour international flight to Providenciales International Airport with a short stop in Antigua. Amanyara is then reached by a 25-minute drive along a coastal road.
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