With hundreds of Caribbean islands to choose from, it can be a little dificult to decide for just one destination in this region. There are many islands but with the characteristics of paradisiacal, virgin, wild, little crowded and at the same time interesting, there are just a few.
For people who are constantly traveling, the Caribbean islands are a very good option. Here we can find small islands, archipelagos, unpopular cities in tourist islands, a lot of history and culture, in addition, water activities and the best beaches to have an excellent vacation with family or friends. So, if you are looking for the perfect destination for a honeymoon, or some special event, you can’t miss below which are the best Caribbean islands to enjoy the sun and the sea breeze.
Isla Mujeres and Holbox Island
Trying to choose between Isla Mujeres or Holbox is like trying to decide between a good wine and a whiskey of the highest quality because it will depend on what we want to have as a main dish. All these beaches in the Mexican Caribbean are home to some of the best beaches in the world and offer many unique activities for each of the tourists.
Isla Mujeres refers to the ancient statues of Mayan women found while people were exploring it. This place presents us softs sandy beaches and coasts with a pleasant breeze, with fewer people than you would find on the busy shores of the Hotel Zone of Cancun. Isla Holbox is a serene and peaceful place, with a surprising number of restaurants despite its small size, as well as countless places to stay. Both on Isla Mujeres and Holbox Island you can enjoy snorkeling and swimming with the whale shark. But it also allows us to walk on the beach, enjoy a good swim in the sea and try the best Mexican food.
Barbados is a luxury tourist place where you will surely use all your savings to visit it, but like almost all places, there is a way to travel in a cheaper way. It is not only a plan for the rich people, the beaches are all public and you can enjoy them in the same way as any guest of a resort. This place preserves the elegance and cultural customs of its British roots with the colorful atmosphere of the West Indies. Barbados gained independence from Great Britain in 1966, but many of the relics of its colonial past still stand making Barbados Tourist Attractions diverse and interesting.
The white sand beaches along with the east coast and its dramatic geography make this a wonderful place. The warm ocean waters can be rough, but the island offers some safe beaches that are perfect to go swimming, snorkeling, and surfing too. On land, caverns and botanical gardens are some of the places that display the island’s natural treasures.
San Andres Island
San Andres is the largest island in the Archipelago of San Andrés. It is one of the most beloved tourist destinations by Colombians and the beauty of its beaches, the island culture and the island’s own gastronomy, make tourists fall in love with its charms. On the island we can find hotels for the budgets of all people.
The weather allows it to be an excellent place to go on vacation, its beaches and nearby keys will allow you to enjoy all its marine biodiversity, you can also do the tour around the island by bicycle or if you prefer in a goat, walk its streets bordering the sea. The official language is Spanish, although the island communities have their own dialect called “Patuá”, a mixture of Spanish, English and French, a product of the diversity of foreigners who came to populate the island.
Curazao is another of the Caribbean islands where we can find a lot of history, art, culture and turquoise beaches with white sand and a notable Dutch influence in many places. This has its origin in the long colonial period and brings some advantages to the tourists from countries that belong to the European Union. From Germany you can enter with your identity document, the air connections from the Netherlands are excellent and you don’t need to change money.
The island’s defensive forts, Hato Caves, and Christoffel Park are ideas of places you can visit while everyone is on the beach. The best of all is to visit the island and the most popular beaches. Above all, the northern part where you will find impressive corners where you can snorkel and rest on the sand. Additionally, when you travel to Curazao you will find some familiar items for the daily needs from home. The official language is Dutch, but English and Spanish are also very good.
Santiago de Cuba
Santiago de Cuba was the first capital of the country, currently it is the second most important on the island, both in terms of population and the economy. Its beautiful bay serves as a port for the country and in this tourist map we will visit a place that stands out for its natural benefits at the foot of the Sierra Maestra, for being a joyful territory from which musical rhythms that today represent Latin America were born, as well as some streets with buildings that stand out for being a mixture of architectural styles.
Cuba is a very popular island in Latin America to travel, but there are corners in its interior that are perhaps not so well known. It was founded by the Spanish people in the 16th century and you can notice it by setting one foot on its cobbled streets. Its location in front of a bay, its castles and the colonial houses of the historic center will be mixed with a little of its history, especially that of the Cuban Revolution.
Roatan is famous for the beautiful reefs and soft sunshine. Known as one of the best places to dive in the Caribbean, Roatán is part of an archipelago of paradisiacal islands in Honduras, beautiful and still unpopular with travelers.
It is a very quiet island, where you can do countless water activities, from kayaking and swimming with the whale sharks that also visit these coasts. Undoubtedly one of the islands in Latin America that you can’t miss to visit. Tourism has started to develop not long ago on the island. Before this, the island was an important fishing line, and a greater part of the city was offered to the extraction and the processing of seafood.
Archipelago of San Blas
In this case, we will not talk about only one island, we will talk about more than 300 islands in the Caribbean. And to add more appeal, only a few of them are inhabited by the Guna people, whose art and culture you can enjoy during your visit. The desert beaches of white sand, the sandbars, the keys and the sea as calm as a swimming pool will catch you. Sail between the islands and stay on the main island, El Porvenir, which you can visit in a few minutes because it is very small.
The “Cayos Holandeses” is one of the most impressive archipelagos in the area as well as its barrier reefs. Until the first island of the Cayos Holandeses it is a 2 hour boat trip and as the trip progresses you can enjoy the beautiful landscapes. Morodup Island is the last island in the Cayos Holandeses.