Caribbean Travel Guide

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The Caribbean is host to some of the most popular destinations in the entire world, and rightfully so. No other area of the globe plays host to so many diverse cultural and ethnic groups, while at the same time providing some of the most amazing beaches and crystal-clear diving waters seen on the planet. Sun, sand, surf, bikinis, food, drinks, and plenty of relaxation to be had by anyone who takes the plunge.

The Caribbean is one of the hottest spots for cruise destinations as well as for individuals who just want to strike out on their own to enjoy one of the many islands that make up the region. There are literally hundreds of places to choose from ranging from the American Virgin Islands, to the British Virgin Islands, to the Bahamas and more. The season is summer, year-round, and this is the perfect spot to come to if you want the opportunity to enjoy the sun and sand atmosphere even if it’s the middle of winter wherever you happen to hail from.

Arguably one of the most popular tourist destinations on the entire planet, the Caribbean is located in a unique part of the world where the shallow waters surrounding the islands make for some of the most scenic dives in the world, as well as providing swimmers, snorkelers, and surfers the opportunity to enjoy their own unique little slice of paradise. And if being pampered beyond your wildest imaginations proves to be your ultimate dream, there are plenty of resorts on all of the islands that cater to every range of traveler, from the budget seeker to the luxury suite user who isn’t afraid to blow a few thousand on a single night’s stay.

Dominican Republic, Aruba, Jamaica, Haiti, the Cayman Islands, Barbados…these are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to locations in the Caribbean, and regardless of where you choose to make your trip while here, you can be guaranteed to have the time of your life. With so many islands to choose from, you will be coming back year after year, ready to enjoy your island paradise.

Popular Countries in Caribbean

Jamaica #1 most popular location
There are a few things for which Jamaica is known. For starters, the Blue Mountain region of the country offers what is arguably considered to be the world's best coffee. Then there are the r…
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Cuba #2 most popular location
The beauty of Cuba as a Caribbean island has long been overshadowed by its political history with the United States. Prior to 1959, when the communist revolution took place, Cuba was one of t…
75travelers 163reviews 184blogs
Dominican Republic #3 most popular location
When you think of the Dominican Republic, you probably picture white sand beaches and package-holiday resorts. And plenty of them there are too, providing palm-fringed luxury and hassle-free …
165travelers 160reviews 167blogs
Bahamas #4 most popular location
Despite these north Caribbean islands reputation as a pricey beach side escape – and one with a somewhat dubious standard of service, too – the sunny islands of the Bahamas have plenty to…
74travelers 146reviews 184blogs
Netherlands Antilles #5 most popular location
Split into two relatively distant island groups, the former slave trade capital of (former) Netherlands Antilles is now a mellow corner of the Caribbean, known for white-sand beach resorts an…
144travelers 56reviews 105blogs
Barbados #6 most popular location
Barbados is arguably one of the most famous of the Caribbean islands, and is continually ranked among the highest countries of the world in the Human Development Index, and is the third withi…
57travelers 55reviews 23blogs
Trinidad and Tobago #7 most popular location
Trinidad and Tobago is a republic just off the coast of Venezuela. Trinidad is the main island, a bustling industrialised place that still manages to fit in tropical rain forest. Tobago on th…
138travelers 37reviews 38blogs
Cayman Islands #8 most popular location
Arguably one of the most popular Caribbean destinations out of hundreds of islands to choose from is the British-controlled Cayman Islands. Made up of the Grand Cayman and the Sister Islands…
39travelers 34reviews 88blogs
Guadeloupe #9 most popular location
With hill-encircled bays, picture-perfect beaches and the best things about French culture transferred to a sunnier setting, Guadeloupe is an understandably popular corner of the Caribbean. K…
22travelers 34reviews 17blogs
Bermuda #10 most popular location
One of a number of claimants to the mythical position of '51st state' due to its seemingly unstoppable position as a US tourist draw, balmy Bermuda is a tropical millionaires playground, full…
55travelers 32reviews 15blogs
Saint Lucia #11 most popular location
A British Commonwealth country located off the coast of Central America in the Caribbean, Saint Lucia sits just north of Trinidad and Tobago. It is arguably one of the most expensive destinat…
19travelers 31reviews 29blogs
Aruba #12 most popular location
In many ways, the Caribbean Island of Aruba feels like a heady, feat-ridden and party-focused corner of America. As a popular package-deal vacation spot for East coast sun lovers, the bars an…
71travelers 27reviews 20blogs
Antigua and Barbuda #13 most popular location
Antigua and Barbuda was established in 1784 as one of the most important Caribbean bases for the Royal Navy of Britain, and over the years the same characteristics that originally made the pl…
16travelers 19reviews 30blogs
Saint Kitts and Nevis #14 most popular location
In many ways, the two tropical islands of St Kitts and Nevis form a perfect Caribbean cliché. They’re laid back, welcoming, hilly with sensational sandy beaches, and have weighty mountains…
11travelers 15reviews 10blogs
Haiti #15 most popular location
Haitian society is notoriously steeped in injustice. When visiting you’ll witness the extensive slums nestled up against luxury hotels, a stark and startling contrast that's more than enoug…
47travelers 15reviews 41blogs
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines #16 most popular location
Saint Vincent and the 30 nearby Grenadine islands, stretching like drops in the ocean down to Granada, are a picture-perfect Caribbean dream, home to sunken wrecks, towering volcanoes and mil…
12travelers 12reviews 12blogs
British Virgin Islands #17 most popular location
Home to the traditional Caribbean mainstays: rum, palm-laden beaches and plentiful, sun-spatted white sands, The British Virgin Islands are every bit the archetypal tropical paradise. In live…
15travelers 12reviews 36blogs
Dominica #18 most popular location
Dominica, more commonly known as the Commonwealth of Dominica, is a Caribbean island that has been labeled as the “Nature Island of the Caribbean”, due to its lush, tropical forests, the …
13travelers 8reviews 15blogs
Grenada #19 most popular location
Traditionally known as the “Spice Island” due to its major production of nutmeg, cloves, ginger, cocoa, and cinnamon, Grenada is an island nation in the Caribbean made up of three large i…
20travelers 4reviews 17blogs
Anguilla #20 most popular location
One of the hidden secrets of the UK is the island of Anguilla in the Caribbean. A relatively small island that is part of the Leeward group in the Lesser Antilles, it lacks a permanent popula…
8travelers 3reviews 25blogs
Montserrat #21 most popular location
Not so long ago, Montserrat was a stunning if slightly behind-the-time Caribbean island, soaking up the rays and the tourists in a truly special, laid-back holiday haven. These days that's al…
3travelers 2blogs
Martinique #22 most popular location
Martinique is a French island in the Caribbean, just north of Trinidad and Tobago. The island itself ranges from black sandy beaches to rain-forests and rugged, mountainous interiors, all slo…
15travelers 4blogs