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News, Events, and Caribbean Life on South Caicos, Turks & Caicos


5th Night Free this Fall!

Take a break this Fall and relax at the beach. East Bay Resort's 1.5-mile beach is the perfect spot for some socially distanced R&R. You can also team up with Reef Divers to explore the crystal clear waters offshore with a kayak tour or scuba diving adventure. Either way, you will save some of your hard-earned dollars too with discounted rooms up to 30% off PLUS receive your 5th night free!

Rest and relaxation + savings = more fun in the sun!

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East Bay Resort Under New Management

East Bay Diving - Eagle RaysFrom July 30, 2021, East Bay Resort will be under new management. Reef Divers, with dive resorts on all three of the Cayman Islands, will take over ownership of East Bay Resort, bringing their signature valet-diving experience to South Caicos. East Bay Resort and Reef Divers will be welcoming divers and visitors from September 4, 2021.In addition to the daily boat, scuba diving trips, and snorkeling excursions, complete PADI and SSI dive instruction programs are also available. Reef Divers – South Caicos watersports center at East Bay Resort also offers Nitrox and maintains a full inventory of ScubaPro rental dive equipment.For more information and dive reservations please contact 800-327-3835 or email [email protected].

World Oceans Day South Caicos

East Bay Oceans DayToday is World Oceans Day!World Oceans Day is a celebration of our world’s largest life source. Covering over 70% of our planet, our oceans support every organism on earth. They produce over 50% of our oxygen, are home to most of the earth’s biodiversity, and are the main source of protein for more than a billion people on earth.Now, our oceans need our help. Due to human impact, 90% of big fish populations have been depleted and 50% of coral reefs have been destroyed. To protect and preserve our oceans, we need to stop taking more than can be replenished.The purpose of World Oceans Day is to inform the public about the issues that our oceans face. By spreading awareness, we can move forward with protecting our planet.

East Bay Resort Wins Tripadvisor Award

We are thrilled to announce that East Bay Resort has won the prestigious Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award.The Travelers’ Choice Award is based off of the high ratings and reviews that we receive every year through Tripadvisor. Winning means that East Bay Resort is in the top 10% of hotels worldwide. We are proud to say that the high praise from our valued guests allowed us to win this award.We would like to thank our loyal guests who have helped us achieve such an accomplishment. There would be no winning without your input. We appreciate your kind words about East Bay Resort!

Sun Country Airlines Announces Flights to TCI

Getting to the Turks and Caicos Islands will be easier than ever this winter with new flights announced by Sun Country Airlines. On December 18, Sun Country is planning to launch its first flight to Provo with a new route from Minneapolis (MSP). The airline has stated that the flights will operate weekly, flying out on Saturdays.We hope that this new flight will make it even easier for our guests to visit South Caicos. Happy travels!

Things to Do at East Bay Resort

Kayaks at East BaySouth Caicos offers countless things to do: snorkeling, diving, kayaking, biking, and more. But if our guests want to stay on the property, we can guarantee you won’t get bored. In addition to being located on the most beautiful white-sand beach, South Caicos has to offer, East Bay Resort offers an abundance of services and conveniences: a beachfront pool, swim-up bar, open-air restaurant, spa, fitness center, tour desk, PADI-certified dive shop, tennis court, free Wi-Fi throughout the property, free airport transfers and more.ust off our beach, there’s beautiful snorkeling and kayaking so close that you’ll be able to tan on our beach in between adventures. We look forward to welcoming you to East Bay!

East Bay Resort Staff Vaccinated!

GREAT NEWS, friends of East Bay — all of our frontline employees at East Bay have received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine!The well-being of our guests, staff, and community has always been of the utmost importance to us so your future stays with us will be as relaxing and worry-free as always.For more information about our COVID-19 safety efforts, please visit our Covid - 19 Health & Safety Measures page.We look forward to welcoming you to South Caicos for a Caribbean vacation soon!

East Bay Resort Wins Booking.com Award!

East Bay Resort is proud to announce that we have won a 2021 Traveller Review Award from Booking.com, scoring 8.8 out of 10!The Traveller Review Awards are part of an annual appreciation program that recognizes properties for exceptional hospitality as demonstrated by review scores left by past guests. Properties that excelled this year not only excelled in hospitality and amenities but implemented extra safety measures to make guests comfortable.Thank you to our guests for helping us achieve this win!

Valentine’s Day at East Bay Resort!

So you’ve found yourself on tranquil East Bay Beach for the most romantic day of the year? Good choice, lovebirds!Wake up this Valentine’s Day in one of our well-appointed oceanview condos with your special someone. Spend the day walking along our 1.5 mile stretch of white sand beach or snorkeling hand-in-hand through crystal clear waters.As the sun sets, dine with us at BLU Bar & Grill by candlelight. Dine on our exclusive Valentine’s Day menu for only $45, including a glass of rosé wine for each of you. With Valentine’s Day decorations and live entertainment, as well as photo opportunities, roses, and prizes for the best-dressed couple, your evening will be one to remember.We look forward to making your Valentine’s Day special this year!

The Pirates of South Caicos

Did you know that South Caicos was once a haven for swashbuckling pirates in the early eighteenth century?As one of the easternmost islands in the Caribbean, South Caicos was in a strategic position for pirates to attack the Spanish vessels that returned to Europe with goods from North America such as tobacco, sugar, and precious metals. At the time, settlers we uninterested in the Caribbean islands, meaning that South Caicos was the ideal place for pirates to wait for their prey. Once the Bermuda salt collectors arrived, the pirates had to leave, but their legacy remains in island folklore.On your next visit to South Caicos, let you imagination run wild with the history of our island. Is that a pirate ship on the horizon, or just a regular fishing vessel? You’ll never know!