Selecting the best island can positively make the distinction in your trip expertise. Many vacationers assume the islands of the Caribbean are all the identical, with nice seashores, loads of solar and heat turquoise waters . . . and most islands provide loads of the above. I say most as a result of the islands of Dominica and Saba usually are not on any seashore lovers listing.
Apart from spending time on the seashore, most vacationers get pleasure from a specific life-style or actions resembling: Procuring, Playing, Nightlife, Quiet and Secluded, Climbing, Golf, Images and Nature, Historical past and Archeology buffs, Snorkeling, Diving, Crusing, All Inclusives, Household Pleasant Islands, and the listing goes on.
Simply bear in mind when spending your hard-earned cash, choosing the proper Caribbean island will make sure the “excellent” Caribbean trip.
SHOPPING IN THE CARIBBEAN – You possibly can store on any island, however in case you are on the lookout for a “store til you drop” expertise, head to St. Thomas within the U.S. Virgin Islands, or Curacao (pronounced cure-uh-sow). Each islands have in depth shops, retailers and designer boutiques that rival any U.S. or European metropolis. Different islands that provide quite a lot of buying are Barbados, Grand Cayman, Puerto Rico and St Martin/St Maarten.
CARIBBEAN GAMBLING CASINOS – The biggest playing casinos within the Caribbean are present in Aruba, The Bahamas (Cable Seashore & Paradise Island), Curacao, San Juan, St Croix, and St Maarten.
Barbados and Jamaica solely have slot machines. Antigua, Belize, Bonaire, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Kitts, St Vincent and Turks & Caicos all have a lot smaller gaming operations.
CARIBBEAN NIGHTLIFE – A lot of enjoyable when the Caribbean solar goes down will be discovered on Barbados, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St Martin/St Martin, and St Thomas within the U.S. Virgin Islands.
QUIET AND SECLUSION – Vacationers who’re on the lookout for a extra peaceable, secluded trip will discover it on Parrot Cay which is positioned on Turks & Caicos, St Kitts, St Vincent & The Grenadines, and Virgin Gorda within the British Virgin Islands.
HIKING IN THE CARIBBEAN – Dominica – Valley of Desolation and the Boiling Lake; Dominican Republic – Pico Duarte Ascent (Caribbean’s highest peak); Grenada – Mt. Qua Qua; Guadeloupe – La Soufriere Volcano; Jamaica – Blue Mountains; Puerto Rico – El Yunque Nationwide Forest; St. Kitts – Bloody Rivers Stream; Tobago – Little Tobago Cay; Trinidad – Asa Wright Nature Heart; and the US Virgin Islands – 2/3 of the island of St John is a nature protect.
GOLF – The most effective Caribbean golf programs are discovered on the islands of Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Nevis, Puerto Rico, St Croix and St Thomas.
CARIBBEAN PHOTOGRAPHY AND NATURE – Dominica, Jamaica, St John, St Lucia are great islands for pictures and nature lovers. In reality Dominica is known as the character island of the Caribbean.
HISTORY & ARCHEOLOGY BUFFS will discover the Caribbean islands of Barbados, Curacao, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico fairly fascinating.
SNORKELING – Antigua, Bonaire, Grand Cayman, Curacao’s Marine Park, St Martin, The Grenadines, Tobago, St Thomas, Turks & Caicos, St Croix and St John all provide the very best snorkeling in all of the Caribbean islands.
DIVING – Caribbean diving fans choose Bonaire, Grand Cayman, Saba, The Bahamas, St Croix, Turks & Caicos, and Virgin Gorda.
SAILING – the very best crusing within the Caribbean will be discovered on Antigua, Barbados, St Martin, The Grenadines, US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands.
CARIBBEAN ALL INCLUSIVES – Each Jamaica and The Dominican Republic shouldn’t have an infrastructure that’s arrange for tourism. That is why each islands provide an abundance of all inclusive accommodations and resorts. Jamaica is the biggest of the Caribbean islands, and has many factors of curiosity, nevertheless the roads are extraordinarily dangerous. It needs to be famous that Jamaica is likely one of the most lovely islands within the Caribbean, and vacationers needs to be cautious in selecting which a part of Jamaica to go to. English is spoken within the resort areas, nevertheless when you get into the Dominican countryside, Spanish is required.
FAMILY FRIENDLY CARIBBEAN ISLANDS – Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, St Lucia, Tobago and Turks & Caicos. Additionally, the 4 Seasons on the island of Nevis provides an ideal child program, and all of the Hyatt Regency resorts all through the Caribbean provide household pleasant holidays.
Hopefully this may give vacationers a information to picking a Caribbean island that may match any life-style.