Colder temperatures, work stress or a special event may have you dreaming of a tropical destination. The Caribbean is a popular destination for tourists. There are over 700 islands, rocks, reefs and bays in this tropical area. There are probably many you have never heard of due to the size or the major popularity of some of the islands, such as the Bahamas and Jamaica. The Caribbean offers delicious cuisine, a rich history and a diverse landscape ranging from beaches to mountains. If you are planning your next vacation, the Caribbean should be top of your list for many reasons. Here are just a few!
If you are getting married soon or looking for a couples’ trip, these islands are a prime spot for honeymoons. The beautiful scenery in Saint Lucia is ideal, with its lush rainforests, pristine white beaches and fantastic food. The islands are much more than just beautiful beaches, but we won’t judge you if you want to spend your whole vacation relaxing on the sands and sipping fruity cocktails!
If you’re looking for things to do in St Lucia, you will be pleased with the variety of activities. The hardest part will be choosing how you want to spend your vacation days! You can take a volcanic mud bath, take a jeep tour of the island, zipline through the rainforest, hike to see waterfalls, go out on a catamaran and so much more. Setting aside at least a day or two to explore whichever island you choose to vacation to can help you learn more about the culture, experience new adventures and create incredible memories. Vacation is a way to restore, relax and unwind. What better way to do so than to try an exciting new activity! There is so much to do and see on these amazing islands.
This may be a no-brainer when considering the Caribbean, but obviously, the beaches must be mentioned on the list of reasons you should choose this vacation location. The pristine white beaches are picturesque. Sunrises and sunsets from a Caribbean coast will offer stunning views like none you have ever seen. The climate does not have a cold season, which allows for year-round beach enjoyment, making this the perfect getaway any time of the year.
Plus, who doesn’t love to relax on the sand with a cold drink, good company and stellar views!
Immerse yourself in the rich cultures present on each island with amazing food experiences. Caribbean cuisine is filled with fresh seafood and unique tastes. If you love spicy foods, you will definitely find something here with all of the spices used in these dishes. Due to the nature of the formation of this area, the culture and especially the foods are a rich blend of many different regions of the world, from Africa to East Asia. They have all been blended to create a unique and delicious cuisine. Many of the islands host festivals and street fairs, creating the perfect scenario to sample many different island foods.
Seasonal climate changes will not be an issue when booking your trip. Those who are snowed inside in frigid winter temperatures can rejoice at the ability to leave the cold and go relax on the beach. Temperatures are typically around 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit year-round. June through November are times when tropical storms or hurricanes are most likely. December through May is the dry season in this area, making it a nice time to go.
Choose a popular island, such as the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Aruba, or opt for a lesser-known island such as Nevis, Vieques and Bonaire. The amazing year-round weather, diverse landscapes, stunning beaches and rich cuisine are all reasons to book your trip today. The vast number of choices will make it hard to decide which island to pick. If you’re looking to unwind and relax, look no further than the Caribbean for your next getaway.