The Turks and Caicos Islands are very popular yachting destinations. It is a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, two groups of tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago of the Atlantic Ocean, and northern West Indies. The Turks and Caicos Islands lie southeast of Mayaguana in The Bahamas island chain, northeast of Cuba and north of the island of Hispaniola.