Picking the best beach in Tobago is like trying to crown the world’s cutest koala. There is simply no wrong or right answer. The island is home to dozens of the most beautiful stretches of sand in the Caribbean, but even Tobagonian locals will tell you that Store Bay is a must-see. Sure, it’s on the touristy side, but it’s also clean, free, safe, and actually staffed with lifeguards (a rarity in Tobago). Oh, and the water is that surreal neon blue/green that everyone expects in the Caribbean — the kind that guidebooks love describing with impossibly flowery words like “azure” and “aquamarine”.
Most people vacationing in the exotic British Virgin Islands see the snowy white beaches and appealing, colorful towns from the back of their sailing boat but now there’s a new way to experience their natural beauty. See the BVIs from above with an awesome helicopter flight over the islands.
Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands is a vibrant, busy part of the Caribbean with a variety of activities to please practically every interest. This makes Grand Cayman an excellent place for families to visit as you can find things to do that will entertain the whole family.
Leave the beaches of Bonaire behind and head into the warm, calm waters surrounding the Caribbean island to experience some of the best scuba and snorkeling adventures in Bonaire. Unfortunately, the island’s reefs have experienced some damage in recent years due to bad storms, but there are a still a number of good spots where coral and sea creatures abound. Here are our picks for top scuba and snorkeling adventures in Bonaire:
When it comes to destinations that foster romance, it’s hard to beat a tropical, laidback locale, and the island of Barbados in the Caribbean adheres to that description. While in Barbados you’ll find a number of romantic activities to fill your vacation with love and bliss.
If you’re visiting Martinique for the first time, your best bet is stay in the Trois-Ilets area. It is well connected to other parts of the island, as well as close to restaurants, beaches and nightlife within walking distance. However, there are other wonderful places to stay in the more remote areas of the island. Here are three suggestions for where to stay in Martinique:
St Kitts and Nevis are two islands in the Caribbean where you’re not going to want to spend much time indoors thanks to the natural beauty. You also may not want to spend much time on land thanks to the topaz blue water that surrounds the shoreline and provides a calm day out on the water via boat. When visiting these paradise islands, be sure not to miss out on the best boat excursions in St Kitts and Nevis.
Famous for its diving, Bonaire — the B of the ABC island chain that also includes Aruba and Curaçao — is a tiny paradise off the beaten path. Prepare yourself to be surprised with history, wildlife and great food. And no, Bonaire doesn’t mean “good air” in French, but is thought to originate from the word “Bonay” used by the Caquetio — Venezuelan indigenous people — meaning “low country,” a true description of the island’s landscape.
Grand Cayman is the largest island that is part of the British Cayman Islands and its history is as vibrant as the fancy resorts, lush vegetation and sandy beaches that make up its landscape. Grand Cayman didn’t have permanent settlers until the late 1600s, but that remote time seems much longer ago due to the bustling economy thanks to Grand Cayman’s unique tax structure.
Guadeloupe’s deep-rooted Creole culture, along with its French influence make it a food lover’s paradise–after all, this is officially a territory of France. From street-side sandwiches to vegetable gratins, here’s what you should not miss sampling on your first trip to this French Caribbean archipelago.