Set on a secluded white-sand beach, Amanyara luxury Turks and Caicos hotel
enjoys a pristine location well removed from much of the development on the eastern side of the island. Transfer from the international airport on Providenciales is 25 minutes along a coastal road that rises to a hill and then falls away into a flat plain covered with native bush. This road passes through the picturesque fishing village of Blue Hills with its brightly-coloured Caribbean houses and beachside cafés.
Entry to the Turks and Caicos resort is through a large reception pavilion that opens onto a central reflection pond. Surrounded by mahogany trees, the pond is framed on one side by the Library and Gallery, and on the other side by the Restaurant and Bar. The circular Bar offers a dramatic soaring roof and sea views fronted by the 50-metre (164-foot) main swimming pool and sun deck.