The Top 16 Islands in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas

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.

16. Exumas, Bahamas

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
Exumas
Exumas

15. St. Maarten/St. Martin

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.

St. Maarten St. Martin
St. Maarten St. Martin

14. Culebra, Puerto Rico

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.

Culebra, Puerto Rico
Culebra, Puerto Rico

13. Bermuda

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.

Bermuda
Bermuda

12. Saint Barts

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.

Saint Barts
Saint Barts

11. Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

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.

Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

10. Nevis

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.

Nevis
Nevis

9. Turks and Caicos

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.

Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos

8. Aruba

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.

Aruba
Aruba

7. Grenada

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.

Grenada
Grenada

6. Cuba

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.

Cuba
Cuba

5. Harbour Island, Bahamas

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.

Harbour Island, Bahamas
Harbour Island, Bahamas

4. Vieques, Puerto Rico

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.

Vieques, Puerto Rico
Vieques, Puerto Rico

3. Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

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.

Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

2. Saint Lucia

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.

Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia

1. Anguilla

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.

Anguilla
Anguilla

Now that you've seen our top choices for the Caribbean Islands, which ones have you been to and what do you recommend.