November 22, 2023

Day 5 of Our Turks and Caicos Adventure


Welcome back to our family’s enchanting journey through the captivating Turks and Caicos Islands. Day 5 brought us a mixture of relaxation, indulgence, and waterpark adventures, despite overcast skies and impending storms. Join us as we recount the highlights of this unique day.

Breakfast and a Humidity Discovery

We began our day with a hearty breakfast, savoring omelets, potatoes, and fresh fruit, while the kids enjoyed stacks of delicious pancakes. Over breakfast, we couldn’t help but notice how the island’s humidity was affecting Alan’s hair, creating a humorous and memorable family moment.

A Spa Retreat

After breakfast, we dropped the kids off at Kids Club and embarked on a rejuvenating spa experience with a couples massage. The spa’s amenities included a hot tub and a cold plunge. We indulged in both, alternating between the soothing warmth of the hot tub and the invigorating chill of the 40-degree cold plunge. Surprisingly, the cold plunge proved to be refreshingly invigorating.

Family Reunion and Waterpark Fun

Feeling relaxed and revitalized after our spa visit, we retrieved the kids from Kids Club, and since it was lunchtime, we grabbed some burgers and fries before heading to the waterpark. Despite the looming clouds, the rain was warm, and we didn’t let it deter us. We floated along the lazy river, zoomed down thrilling slides, and had a blast bodyboarding together. Alan was in his element, standing on the step and sharing smiles with everyone who passed by. He also delighted in going down the slide on my lap.

Ice Cream Delight and Foosball Adventures

As we splashed around, we couldn’t resist indulging in ice cream by the pool. Ralph, however, decided to stay at the Kids Club for the afternoon, enjoying a game of foosball with some newfound friends. He even got his face painted, adding an extra dash of fun to his day.

Kimonos: A Teppanyaki Delight

In the evening, we enjoyed a memorable dinner at Kimonos, a teppanyaki restaurant where the food is cooked right before our eyes. The steak was a personal favorite, and watching the culinary show, complete with flames and sizzling delights, was a treat for the kids and adults alike.

Family Snuggle Party and Movie Night

With full bellies and hearts, we called it an early night. Back in the comfort of our room, we gathered for a family snuggle party and movie night. It was the perfect way to end an eventful day, surrounded by love and the warmth of our cherished memories.

Day 5 of our Turks and Caicos adventure was a testament to the magic of this island, where even overcast skies couldn’t dampen our spirits. Stay tuned as we continue to explore and uncover the wonders of this tropical paradise with our family.


Hi, I’m Tasha and a little bit about me here and if they want to learn more they can go to your about page by clicking the button below.

Meet natasha

natasha perhson headshot

I’m Natasha Pehrson

Your ultimate hype girl and weight loss bestie! I’m a wife and mom to 4 who has lost 100 pounds by ditching diets and instead focusing on creating healthy habits and changing my overall mindset around losing weight. Get to know me.