If you’re looking for a hip and cool place in the Caribbean where you can soak up the rays, then Wymara (formerly Gansevoort) is the resort for you. Located on the island of Providenciales (Provo) in Turks and Caicos, this resort embodies all that is trendy and funky. With only 91 suites you will feel pampered at all times.
Wymara – lobby looking out to pool
Upon arrival you are greeted in their open-air lobby to the sounds of hip music by a host or hostess with a cold towel and a rum punch. This just lets you know you’ve arrived in paradise!
Wymara – Pool with sun loungers and pods
Straight out from the lobby is the 7,000 square foot infinity pool with many sun loungers and sun pods that are rented by the day (included in rental is unlimited “G” water, chilled bottle of Rose and a fruit platter).
Wymara – Ocean view studio
Wymara – Ocean view studio kitchenette
Wymara – One bedroom suite
Wymara – One bedroom suite
Accommodations include an array of studio suites overlooking either the pool (entry level) or the ocean, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites with full kitchens, washer/dryer plus a penthouse. The style is modern and the furniture is sleek and low to the ground. All rooms feature an open concept but feel free to slide the wooden panel closed for more privacy.
Wymara – walkway to the beach
Wymara – Beach bed
Wymara – Beverage service on the beach (drunken lobster)
The resort is located on beautiful Grace Bay Beach and the use of the resort’s sun loungers is complimentary. If you want more luxury, upgrade for a fee to their beach beds. No matter where you choose to relax in the sun, beach attendants are there for you to provide you with fresh towels, beverage service, and food. Non-motorized water sports are included so feel free to try a sea kayak, hobie cat or grab a pool float and just relax.
Wymara – Restaurant
You’ll probably be hungry from all the sun lounging and water sports so don’t forget to start your day with a full complimentary breakfast at their restaurant. Lunch is served at the beach bar and dinner back at the restaurant. Turks and Caicos can be very quiet at night but not on the weekend at Gansevoort. Friday nights include a DJ starting at 10pm and Saturday nights offer dinner at the beach with a band from 7-10pm.
Wymara – Spa relaxation area
Other services and amenities include a spa with 3 treatment rooms and a full-service salon, fitness center with several classes offered daily, meeting room, and a boutique that sells all the essentials.
Wymara – view from my hotel room
Virtuoso amenities include upgrade upon arrival (based on availability), daily buffet breakfast for 2 people, $100 resort credit, and early check-in/late check-out (based on availability).