Beaches Turks and Caicos on Track For December 14 Opening Despite Maria

Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa

Following the recent passage of Hurricane Irma, Beaches Turks and Caicos Village & Spa announced that it will remain closed until December 14. And Travel Agent was told that date will not change despite Hurricane Maria

According to a statement released by Sandals Resorts International Chairman Gordon “Butch” StewartHurricane Irma’s passage through Turks and Caicos forced Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa to close until December 14.

“We sincerely regret the inconvenience this brings to guests with upcoming holiday plans,” said Stewart at the time. “We truly understand the importance of your family vacation and we look forward to exceeding your expectations at Beaches Resorts. With that said we are happy to re-accommodate your stay at one of our Beaches Resorts located in Jamaica or to any available Sandals Resort, or reschedule your travel dates for Beaches Turks & Caicos. To make arrangements, please call 1-800-BEACHES.”

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Sandals also announced that an initial review of Sandals Grande Antigua suggests that the resort "sustained superficial damage," but a complete assessment will take place as soon as possible.  

Due to the impact of Irma and the close proximity to the previously announced closure for resort maintenance, Sandals Grande Antigua will remain closed in the interim and will reopen on the previously scheduled date of December 20. Guests with upcoming travel plans are asked to please call 1-800-SANDALS to reschedule.

The company has also reported that its Fowl Cay property on Great Exuma, the Bahamas had already been closed for maintenance, so there was no impact to guests from either hurricane. The company also reported that Sandals Royal Bahamian, located in Nassau, escaped both hurricanes unscathed. 

Sandals did not issue another official statement following Hurricane Maria since that hurricane didn't have any significantly affect any Sandals or Beaches property, Travel Agent was told by a Sandals/Beaches spokesperson. 

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