The Caribbean is a wonderful place to explore; you’ll find a huge mix of cultures and beautiful scenery that you can enjoy in comfort, style and luxury. With so many places to choose from, companies like Wexas offer their expertise to help you choose the perfect island destination for you. For now, here are a few picks of just a section of some of the amazing places you can visit.
This island will ensure you get the right mix of adventure and relaxation. You have a UNESCO World Heritage site on your doorstep at the Morne Trois Pitons National Park. It’s called ‘the nature island’ for a reason. You’ll see volcanoes, natural hot springs and rich and diverse marine life. You won’t be short on culture here either; jazz and creole music events are always happening and feature some amazingly skilled and talented musicians guaranteed to get you dancing.
Barbados gives you so many options for activities to try out. Water sports like windsurfing are extremely popular on the island, and here you can try this out where the weather’s fine and sea is a beautiful shade of turquoise. The island is the ideal habitat for beautiful and abundant plant life which you can immerse yourself in at the Botanic Garden located in the town of Bathsheba or the flower forest in Saint Thomas Parish.
St Kitts and Nevis
If you’re an animal lover, don’t miss out on dolphin and whale watching while on St Kitts. The warm Caribbean Sea is the perfect environment for witnessing these elusive creatures first-hand. Try out the scenic St Kitts railway to get the best views of the island’s stunning landscapes or take a zip-line through the trees for a thrilling glimpse of this island paradise. If you want to explore off-land, there are catamaran tours between the two islands where you can sip an ice-cold margarita and party with the locals.
Take a bit of world class cuisine with a Caribbean twist – Jamaica is famous for its food influenced by many different cultures. The atmosphere of the island is one you won’t forget in a hurry; the laid back culture, the long sandy beaches and the rhythm of life in Jamaica will certainly give you wonderful memories to take home with you. If you’re into golf, the island boasts many immaculately kept courses for you to enjoy.
Guadeloupe’s mix of Franco Caribbean culture makes for a fascinating trip. Why not visit the rum museum for an authentic taste of the Caribbean? Guadeloupe is a true island paradise with its white sand and azure waters. It’s also a great place to see wildlife – make a trip to the zoo to see majestic jaguars, monkeys and tropical birds. The island is a hot-spot of volcanic activity too. The Soufriere volcano is a recommended visiting spot with some great walks with great photography opportunities.
Trinidad and Tobago
One of the richest islands in the Caribbean, you’ll find so much to do on Trinidad and Tobago. Go and listen to some true Caribbean Soca music and move your body to the sounds of the steel pans. Did you know that these islands are the home of the limbo? The capital, Port of Spain has many things for you to see and do whether you’re seeking the luxury of a spa, or something off the beaten track like a sightseeing tour.
Whatever you want to get out of your holiday, the Caribbean really has it all. It’s a cultural melting pot, mixing many different styles and ways of life together with hundreds of subgenres of music to hear, diverse and interesting cuisine, many different styles of dance. Visiting the islands will give you loads of different options when it comes to getting active and out in nature, as well as giving you an idyllic setting to relax, unwind and take in the wonders of island living.