The Caribbean has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Each island has its own culture. Some islands are known for their beauty and seclusion, others are known for their nightlife. Here is a list of the 10 most luxurious vacation destinations in the Caribbean.
The first thing that comes to mind when Bermuda is mentioned is pink sand. Not only does the island have pink sand, it also has pink architecture. Rental cars are not allowed on the island. Tourists use cabs and buses to get around the island. Cab drivers give guided tours, and bus stop signs are colored pink and blue to help locals and tourists get to their destinations.
2. Turks and Caicos
In the Turks and Caicos you will find nearly deserted beaches, water in different shades of blue and luxury spas. The islands are home to world famous restaurants and hotels. In the Turks and Caicos, you can enjoy snorkeling and other water sports in peaceful serenity.
3. St. John
St. John is a small gem among the other U.S Virgin Islands. The natural beauty of the island has been carefully maintained. The island can only be reached by ferry. Tourists interested in snorkeling enjoy the underwater snorkeling excursion known as Trunk Bay. Unlike other popular snorkeling destinations, this underwater snorkeling adventure is lined with signs that provide interesting information on the aquatic life.
4. St. Barts
This island is one of a kind. Celebrities have made this island a popular tourist destination. In spite of the island’s small size, tourists can take tours on luxury yachts, shop at designer stores, and watch cactus plants bloom at night. The culture of the island is distinct from other islands in the Caribbean.
If you decide to vacation in Anguilla, you cannot pass up the chance to visit Shoal Bay. This beach constantly ranks as one of the best beaches in the Caribbean. It is one of the few places in the Caribbean where you can take a glass boat tour and end the day by enjoying a tropical drink from one of the beach bars.
6. St. Lucia
This island is popular among honeymooners. The scent of mangoes and black sand beaches make this island a gem in the Caribbean. Tropical flowers and volcanoes provide the perfect scenery for a couple celebrating their new marriage.
The weather in Aruba is perfect all year round. If you are vacationing in Aruba, you do not have to plan your trip around the annual hurricane season. The island is located in the southern part of the Caribbean. Hurricanes rarely make landfall in Aruba. The desert climate is a sharp contrast to the islands beautiful beaches. Tourists can participate in hiking, golfing and several other outdoor activities.
8. St. Martin
If you want to gamble while on vacation, this is the perfect island for you. When you are ready to leave the casino, you can enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and other water sports. The French side of the island has an elegant appeal. If you are looking for nightlife, you will find partygoers on the Dutch side of the island.
9. Cayman Islands
Tourists looking for nightlife can find everything they are looking for in the Cayman Islands. The island chain also has several smaller islands that are perfect for nature watching. Visitors to Little Cayman can swim in the Caribbean Sea and watch several rare birds. The population of the island is less than 200 people. It is the perfect place for tourists who want a deserted island vacation experience.
Barbados is only 166 sq. miles. Despite its small size, the island has a population of over a quarter million people. Visitors to the island enjoy water sports and some of the best rum in the world. The island has a vibrant night life and world famous golf courses.