Rustling palms, golden sands, and crystal clear waters – these features are described in the fantasy of many beach connoisseurs across the globe, and the Caribbean is where you can find all of them. Alluring and otherworldly islands like Aruba, Anguilla, Antigua, and the Bahamas are well-known for their idyllic beaches, and all of this is just a short trip away from the US.
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Here are the most popular destinations in the Caribbean.
Located in the Western Caribbean, Grand Cayman is the largest cruise port in the Cayman Islands – a British overseas territory. Featuring translucent waters in stunning shades of blue along it beaches, the amazing Seven Mile Beach is the crown jewel of Grand Cayman.
In addition to sunbathing on the sandy shores, there are many other activities to do here such as hiking, snorkeling, visiting the secluded East End, wandering in the duty-free area, and swimming with the stingrays. It also happens to be one of the best destinations in the world for diving.
Aruba’s capital, Oranjestad is a charming city and main port of call for this tiny Dutch island. The most distinctive feature here is the colonial architecture with pastel-colored houses combining Caribbean and European traits along its tidy streets. The main attraction in Oranjestad is the Wilhelmina Park on the waterfront, especially between June and September when many plants are blooming.
Away from the downtown, you can find many alluring beaches around the island. Discover unique rock formations, fish for tuna and wahoo, or explore the coast on horseback. This small island is an interesting destination to walk around and enjoy the atmosphere.
St. Croix is the largest island in the U.S, Virgin Islands, which is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, it’s a perfect blend of unspoiled nature and unique culture. St. Croix many remnants of its colonial era, with beautiful buildings and houses in neoclassical architecture.
In Christiansted, the largest town, you can find many historic gardens, sugar plantations, and scenic coastal landscapes on the Heritage Trail. Natural beauty is also an asset of St. Croix. The rocky coves, curving beaches, tropical forests, and lush mountains are everything you could wish for in a Caribbean island.
Glamorous Sint Maarten, or St. Maarten, is a blend of natural beauty, tranquil island charm, and European sophistication. White-sand beaches backed by the green hills are the most striking features here. You won’t see any high-rise resorts in this Caribbean island. Instead, private villas and boutique hotels make it a natural attraction for moguls and movie stars.
Snorkeling, swimming, and diving are the most popular activities in St. Maarten, with coral reefs and clear waters making an ideal place to explore the beautiful underwater scenery.
St Maarten also attracts plane spotters around the world with the extremely low landing at the beach behind Princess Juliana Airport.
Located on the northeast of New Providence Island, Nassau is the commercial hub and capital of the Bahamas. This city bustles with traffic as cruise ships dock to bring tourists to explore many incredible attractions, both urban and natural.
Leisure seekers travel here from all over the world to bask on the white sands of Cable Beach and relax in the warm and tropical climate. It’s also popular for shopping, with a wide variety of duty-free shops. In spite of the unchecked development in recent years, Nassau still remains a worthy stop on a Caribbean visit.