Eye on the World: Turks & Caicos

written by | Posted on May 28th, 2014

Recommend’s Associate Editor visited Turks and Caicos for the grand opening of Beaches Resorts’ Key West Luxury Village. The ceremony was full of grandeur including a parade, mermaids, flame throwing acts, acrobatics, live music by The Sharks and so much more. BeachesKey West Luxury Village was named a 6-star resort during the ribbon cutting ceremony. Tour the new property, check out the White Party Extravaganza, and visit some of the neighboring Beaches villages through these Eye on the World images of our time at Turks and Caicos.

The Xbox game room has walls of game consoles for the teenagers to enjoy.

The Xbox game room has walls of game consoles for the teenagers to enjoy.

Beaches Italian Village.

Beaches Italian Village.

View of Italian Village pool.

View of Italian Village pool.

A Villa at the Italian Village.

A Villa at the Italian Village.

The Villas of the Key West Luxury Village.

The Villas of the Key West Luxury Village.

The pool of the Italian Village.

The pool of the Italian Village.

View of the Villas of the Key West Luxury Village.

View of the Villas of the Key West Luxury Village.

View of the Key West Luxury Village and the ocean from the Italian Village.

View of the Key West Luxury Village and the ocean from the Italian Village.

Entrance to Key West Luxury Village from the Italian Village.

Entrance to Key West Luxury Village from the Italian Village.

Pathway to the Key West Luxury Village from the Italian Village.

Pathway to the Key West Luxury Village from the Italian Village.

Hammocks surround the pathways not only in the Key West Luxury Village, but in all the villages as well.

Hammocks surround the pathways not only in the Key West Luxury Village, but in all the villages as well.

The beach of Turks and Caicos.

The beach of Turks and Caicos.

Attention to every detail, this little surprise was waiting for some beach-going honeymooners.

Attention to every detail, this little surprise was waiting for some beach-going honeymooners.

Cabanas along the beach are there for guests to enjoy.

Cabanas along the beach are there for guests to enjoy.

One of the acts during the after party of the Grand Opening Ceremony for Key West Luxury Village.

One of the acts during the after party of the Grand Opening Ceremony for Key West Luxury Village.

Mermaids hung out in the pools during the Key West grand opening.

Mermaids hung out in the pools during the Key West grand opening.

Acrobatics going on behind the bar at the White Party after the grand opening ceremony.

Acrobatics going on behind the bar at the White Party after the grand opening ceremony.

The Sharks performed at the Grand Opening White party—they've opened for the Beach Boys.

The Sharks performed at the Grand Opening White party—they've opened for the Beach Boys.

The White Party in full effect.

The White Party in full effect.

Guests partying and celebrating the Key West Luxury Village grand opening.

Guests partying and celebrating the Key West Luxury Village grand opening.

This was one entertaining bar at the White Party.

This was one entertaining bar at the White Party.

More entertainment going on at the White Party.

More entertainment going on at the White Party.

Beaches sand castle-seashell created for the grand opening.

Beaches sand castle-seashell created for the grand opening.

Seasame Street characters interact with kids at the character breakfast.

Seasame Street characters interact with kids at the character breakfast.

Seasame Street characters at the character breakfast.

Seasame Street characters at the character breakfast.

Hugs for the kids at the character breakfast.

Hugs for the kids at the character breakfast.

Elmo leads the kids in a conga line around the restaurant after the character breakfast.

Elmo leads the kids in a conga line around the restaurant after the character breakfast.

Cookie Monster hugs one of the kids at the character breakfast.

Cookie Monster hugs one of the kids at the character breakfast.

The Key West Luxury Village villas.

The Key West Luxury Village villas.

The entrance to Recommend's room during our stay.

The entrance to Recommend's room during our stay.

The Key West Luxury Village pool is the perfect place to escape for some quiet time.

The Key West Luxury Village pool is the perfect place to escape for some quiet time.

Lounge chairs in the Villas front porch.

Lounge chairs in the Villas front porch.

The living room of the Villas at the Key West Luxury Village.

The living room of the Villas at the Key West Luxury Village.

Master bedroom in the villas of Key West Luxury Village.

Master bedroom in the villas of Key West Luxury Village.

Full kitchen (with alcohol) for families who want to stay in or celebrate in the villas of the Key West Luxury Village.

Full kitchen (with alcohol) for families who want to stay in or celebrate in the villas of the Key West Luxury Village.

The fridge comes stocked and gets replenished throughout the stay. There's something for kids and adults to enjoy.

The fridge comes stocked and gets replenished throughout the stay. There's something for kids and adults to enjoy.

Little gazebos around Beaches Resort are a great place to relax or use for a small wedding ceremony.

Little gazebos around Beaches Resort are a great place to relax or use for a small wedding ceremony.

Another place to relax at Beaches Resort.

Another place to relax at Beaches Resort.

Pool and swim up bar at the Caribbean Village.

Pool and swim up bar at the Caribbean Village.

Cascade pool at the Caribbean Village.

Cascade pool at the Caribbean Village.

Basketball in the Caribbean Village for families to enjoy.

Basketball in the Caribbean Village for families to enjoy.

Bumping into Big Bird during a stroll through the resort.

Bumping into Big Bird during a stroll through the resort.

The kids day care, Camp Sesame.

The kids day care, Camp Sesame.

Restaurants at the French Village.

Restaurants at the French Village.

View of the French Village.

View of the French Village.

The Waterpark at Beaches Resorts.

The Waterpark at Beaches Resorts.

Slides at the Waterpark of Beaches Resorts.

Slides at the Waterpark of Beaches Resorts.

The lazy river at the Waterpark.

The lazy river at the Waterpark.

This ship is a restaurant inside with kid-friendly food like burgers, pizza and chicken fingers.

This ship is a restaurant inside with kid-friendly food like burgers, pizza and chicken fingers.

the XBox game room has all types of games for the older kids to enjoy.

the XBox game room has all types of games for the older kids to enjoy.

Wall to wall game consoles in the Xbox Game Room.

Wall to wall game consoles in the Xbox Game Room.

The living area of the villas at the Key West Village.

The living area of the villas at the Key West Village.

Inside Club Liquid before the crowd took over.

Inside Club Liquid before the crowd took over.

Parade at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Parade at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Caribbean Village swim up bar and pool.

Caribbean Village swim up bar and pool.

The grand opening White Party cocktail.

The grand opening White Party cocktail.

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Key West Luxury Village.

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Key West Luxury Village.

An area with a few slot machines gives gamblers a feel of a casino on the beach.

An area with a few slot machines gives gamblers a feel of a casino on the beach.

The view of the main tower of the Key West Luxury Village.

The view of the main tower of the Key West Luxury Village.

Turks and Caicos beach.

Turks and Caicos beach.

The ribbon is cut and the Key West Luxury Village is officially opened.

The ribbon is cut and the Key West Luxury Village is officially opened.

The catamaran takes guests out for an afternoon of snorkeling and water fun, included at Beaches Resorts.

The catamaran takes guests out for an afternoon of snorkeling and water fun, included at Beaches Resorts.

Entertainment at the White Party cocktail.

Entertainment at the White Party cocktail.

Lost? Find the way to your village, or even home.

Lost? Find the way to your village, or even home.

Celebration after the ribbon cutting for Key West Luxury Village.

Celebration after the ribbon cutting for Key West Luxury Village.

The pool at the French Village.

The pool at the French Village.

Mermaids at the White Party cocktail.

Mermaids at the White Party cocktail.

Clear waters at the Turks and Caicos beaches.

Clear waters at the Turks and Caicos beaches.

French Village pool.

French Village pool.

Mermaids in the pool of the Key West Luxury Village during the cocktail celebration.

Mermaids in the pool of the Key West Luxury Village during the cocktail celebration.

The Italian Village bar.

The Italian Village bar.

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The Italian Village bar.