One of the hottest tourist destinations in the Caribbean is Turks and Caicos Islands. Located in the Bahamas island chain, this beautiful tropical nation is offers its visitors a truly exotic and blissful Caribbean experience. With its beautiful beaches, laid back ambience, unique and lively society and many attractions and festivals, Turks and Caicos Islands is ideal for a fun filled and relaxing vacation. A great resort to accommodate yourself in is the Parrot Cay by COMO, Turks & Caicos, one of the most pleasant luxury resorts in the Caribbean.
Among the many amazing natural attractions of Turks and Caicos is the Conch Bar Caves National Park. Considered to one of the most magnificent and unspoiled underground cavern and cave networks of the Caribbean, the Conch Bar Caves National Park is one the top attractions of Turks and Caicos. With its amazing rock formations, fields of stalactites and stalagmites, and rich history, this underground wonder is a must-visit attraction, which is sure to leave you stunned!
Located a couple of kilometers away from Conch Bar village in Middle Caicos, the Conch Bar Caves National Park is home to 24km of underground caves and caverns. The many rock and formations of the caverns are said to have begun to form at least 100,000 years ago. The caves were also used as homes by the ancient Lucayan Indians who’s presence is documented by the many amazing petro-glyphs and drawings on the walls and rocks of the caves left hundreds of years ago. Try and spot the darken patches on the roof of the cave, to identify where the ancient Lucayan Indians set up their fires. The well preserved stalactites and stalagmites are one of the main attractions of the caves, as these unique formations are truly fascinating. There are also many rock formations and lagoons deep in the caves as well.
The Conch Bar Caves National Park offers you the opportunity of witnessing an unbelievable world beneath the ground. You won’t regret paying it a visit!
Nigel Walters is a travel writer, who writes under the pen name, Fritzjames Stephen. His content is based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.