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Hotel Review: Le Vele Resort on Grace Bay Beach

Le Vele Resort on Grace Bay Beach, Turks and Caicos

Le Vele Resort on Grace Bay Beach, Turks and Caicos

Introduction

Johnny and I received a complimentary 7-night stay at the Le Vele Resort as a result of winning a Facebook contest run by Turks and Caicos Vacation Planning.  Le Vele is perfectly situated on Grace Bay Beach on the island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.  In 2014, Grace Bay was voted as Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice 2nd best beach in the world.  Le Vele Resort offers 22 luxury oceanfront suites that occupy two white, architecturally modern buildings.

The amazing Grace Bay Beach

Grace Bay Beach

Le Vele's front desk

Le Vele’s front desk

Upon entering the main office, we were greeted by Le Vele’s General Manager, Mr. Clayton Thomas.  He looked up our names in the computer system, and recognized us as the contest winners.  We were then led to our first-floor one-bedroom unit.

The One Bedroom Resort Suite

As soon as we stepped inside the suite, our breath was taken away by the gorgeous view of the ocean.  The living room leads to a patio with a direct path to the beach.

The living room with glass sliding doors that open up to a spacious balcony

The living room with glass sliding doors that open up to a spacious patio

Coffee table

Coffee table with fresh bougainvillea and various print materials on Turks and Caicos Islands

The balcony

The patio is only a few steps away from the beach

The beautiful view continues in the bedroom, which has its own glass sliding doors to access the balcony.

At night time we enjoyed sleeping on this king-sized bed while enjoying the ocean breeze

We could feel the ocean breeze while resting comfortably on this king-sized bed

Ample storage space to put your luggage away

Ample storage space to put your luggage away

Flat screen TVs can be found in the bedroom and living room

Flat screen TVs can be found in the bedroom and living room

The bathroom is fitted with a stand-up shower and granite-top vanity, and it can be entered from the bedroom and entrance foyer.

Plenty of space for both of us to get ready

Our unit’s bathroom has plenty of space.  Bathrobes and a hair dryer are also provided in the suite.

Toiletries in the bathroom

Toiletries in the bathroom

Another prominent feature of the suite is its gourmet kitchen.  The stainless steel countertop and appliances provide all the comforts of being home.  We found eating utensils, cutlery, and cookware inside the cabinets.  The refrigerator was stocked with bottled water.  In addition, the suite’s open floor plan allows guests to enjoy a panoramic scenery of the turquoise waters of Grace Bay Beach even when standing behind the kitchen sink.

The unit's modern kitchen

The unit’s modern kitchen

Our suite was also equipped with a washer and dryer, a landline phone service, and a WiFi connection.

Amenities

For relaxation, there is a beautiful infinity pool that is centrally located on the grounds of the resort.

Le Vele's swimming pool surrounded with lounge chairs

Lounge chairs surround Le Vele’s infinity-edge swimming pool

You can even catch a glimpse of the ocean from the pool

You can even catch a glimpse of the ocean from the pool

Right next to the swimming pool are two outdoor grills that can be used to prepare your own meals.

One evening Johnny used this grill to cook some steak and lobster.

One night Johnny grilled some steak and lobster for dinner.

Additionally, the resort has a gym and offers guests complimentary use of bicycle and beach chairs/umbrellas.

Conclusion

We absolutely loved Le Vele and would choose it again as our future accommodation in Providenciales.  We missed waking up to the sound of waves crashing on the beach.  The location of the resort is also very convenient to restaurants, the grocery story, and numerous shops.  Furthermore, everyone who worked at Le Vele was always very friendly and genuinely helpful.  We are extremely grateful to have had the opportunity of staying at such an excellent Caribbean beach resort.

Beautiful tropical landscaping at Le Vele

Tropical landscaping at Le Vele

Grace Bay is one of the world's top beaches

The internationally acclaimed Grace Bay Beach

Other blog posts I have written on Turks and Caicos:

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