EMANCIPATION DAY

Emancipation Day is cause for celebration. We celebrate the day that the slaves in the Turks and Caicos Islands were declared free people, announced from the Oddfellows Lodge on Grand Turk in 1834. The Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom abolishing slavery throughout the British Empire,…

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When it comes to finding a hotel on Grand Turk, there’s no place like Bohio – that’s why we are currently the #1 choice among TripAdvisor travelers! In fact, earlier this year we earned our seventh-consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, and we couldn’t be more proud. But that’s not all! One of our resident dive…

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What makes an ideal family vacation? Grand Turk is an easy-to-reach island paradise, with pristine Caribbean beaches, stunning azure waters, and an abundance of adventurous options both above and below the sea. Bohio Dive Resort offers the only resort experience with an on-site dive operation on the island, along with one of the top restaurants…

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Emancipation Day

It’s hard to believe that slavery was still around as recently as under 200 years ago. It’s a dark part of our history – of world history – but it is also one we should remember and acknowledge, which is why each year we celebrate Emancipation Day. It may surprise or pain you to learn…

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