Even though hurricanes Irma and Maria have affected nearly 30 percent of the islands in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and Bahamas they all preserved their beauty and history. Here are the top 16 Islands you must visit.
If you like to visit paradise you should go to Exumas in the Bahamas. There you will find:
- The clearest water
- An island with swimming pigs
- The best places to snorkel
- A mile-long sandbar that you can walkthrough
- Places to swim with sharks
- Iguanas to hang out with
Saint Maarten not only offers beautiful beaches but and amazing nightlife with beach-bars and casinos which makes it one of the top islands in the Caribbean. Plus, you can enjoy a day shopping and tasting sweet rums.
Culebra is a great place to go diving or just rest and admire nature at Flamenco Beach. You can also volunteer at the Department of Natural Resources to help the turtles.
If you love to snorkel or to dive there is no better place than Bermuda. This island is all about water activities. Bermuda has been added to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s “Best of the World” in the 20 must-see places in the world.
Saint Barts offers more than just beautiful beaches as it is the land of Francophone eateries, and swish fine-dining. You can also come together with naturists between the coves and the dunes. If you love luxury you will love Saint Barts.
It is a little piece of heaven where you can explore vegetation, old trails, and the East End’s natural sea-formed Jacuzzi. And you can have the privilege to watch whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.
Nevis is without a doubt one of the most unspoiled islands in the Caribbean. It has a relaxed atmosphere and it is the perfect place if you love outdoor adventures and nature.
Turks and Caicos is the perfect place to go on vacation. It offers a lot of activities that include watch whales, snorkel, golf, and cruise ships. Plus you can always enjoy a good time at night in one of the many restaurants or bars in Turks and Caicos.
The great thing about Aruba is that it not only offers amazing beaches and things to do but you can visit all year long because the island enjoys a sheltered position away from the main Atlantic Hurricane belt.
If you are traveling to the Caribe is because you are looking for amazing beaches and Grenada offers exactly that. The most popular beach Grande Anse offers more than 2 miles of white sand and turquoise water with plenty of fun activities to do.
If you are looking for perfect beaches you must go to Varadero and Cayo Coco in Cuba. Besides its natural beauty, Cuba is full of historic heritage that you will enjoy in your visit.
Harbour Island offers pink sand beaches that you can admire while horse riding. It is considered one of the most precious jewels of the Caribbean.
If you want to go away from the daily stress you must go to Vieques in Puerto Rico. In this gorgeous island, you will slow your pace as it has a little bit of everything.
There are many places you don’t want to miss when you visit Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands. Places such as Virgin Gorda Spanish town, or the Fisherman’s Jamboree festival in March.
Saint Lucia island has it all, from a rich rainforest to hidden waterfalls, to mountain views to incredible beaches. It has an authentic Creole culture, that you can taste by the spicy cuisine. You must go to Soufrière, the original French colonial capital, and visited the intriguing drive-in volcano if you don’t do this you haven’t go to Saint Lucia.
If you like to feel at home you should go to Anguilla. Here you will find the most hospitable persons to take care of you. Besides Anguilla is the Caribbean Capital of amazing food.
Anguilla our number one pick for the best island to visit in your next vacation.
Now that you've seen our top choices for the Caribbean Islands, which ones have you been to and what do you recommend.