Caribbean Islands Open to Tourists
What would be better right now than sunbathing on a white, sandy beach with a margarita in your hand, listening to the waves crashing onto the shore? There’s no better place to experience this than in the Caribbean. You might be asking yourself if this is possible, and if so, where is it safe to travel to at this time?
Here are the Caribbean Islands re-opened to U.S. tourists - Which will you visit next?
1. Antigua and Barbuda
With an abundance of sun and immaculate white sand, luxurious villas and exclusive resorts, excellent golf courses, forested hills, and beautiful offshore islands, these islands have something for everyone.
Those who love nature and don't mind roughing it in the tropical wilderness will find this island to be paradise. Catch a glimpse of a rare bird, spend the day hiking through dense forests, and snorkel in the blue, clear waters on your next visit!
3. Dominican Republic
This island has the tallest mountains (elevations more than 10,000 ft) and the lowest points (100 ft below sea level) in the region. It's ecosystem ranges from desert to forest; stretches of white sand; and the Caribbean's oldest city, Santo Domingo.
Did you know that Grenada grows 20% of the world's nutmeg! However, there's more to this country than just nutmeg. It is also home to one of the prettiest ports in the region, Pastel-colored houses, and a lagoon formed by a volcano crater.
Jamaica is one of the most culturally rich and beautiful islands in the Caribbean. It is covered in rain forests, waterfalls, the best white-sandy beaches, and the friendliest locals.
6. Puerto Rico
The rum capital of the world and the refreshing pina colada's birthplace, Puerto Rico, is the perfect destination for travelers looking to relax on the beach with a good drink!
7. Sint Maarten
Sint Maarten is located in the southern part of the Caribbean and is shared with the French 'Saint Martin.' It features natural lagoons and beaches, as well as a colorful urban shopping area.
8. St. Barts
Those looking for a quiet, relaxing vacation should travel to St. Barts. The island is sophisticated yet laid-back, the beaches are secluded, and the locals provide comfort, quiet, and security to all visitors.
9. St. Lucia
This small island, ranging 14 miles wide by 27 miles long, is one of the Caribbean's greenest and lushest areas. It is mountainous, yet most resorts and towns are located right along the shore with beautiful views.
10. St. Vincent and the Grenadines
More than 30 islands make up St. Vincent and the Grenadines and provide visitors with quiet seclusion, perfect beaches, and crystal clear water. An ideal destination for those looking for outdoor adventures as well as tranquility.
11. Turks and Caicos
This island is best suited to those who want watersports, solitude, and relaxation. Turks and Caicos is home to one of the world's largest networks of coral reefs, making it a top destination for diving, snorkeling, and fishing.
12. U.S. Virgin Islands
Are you looking for several island experiences in one trip? Then these Islands are the destination for you! With bustling beaches, nightlife, unspoiled scenery, quiet surroundings, and great shopping, it is the closest thing to a Caribbean sampler you can find.
We would love to craft a plan or design an itinerary to your favorite Caribbean Island! Send me an email when you're ready to start planning, and we can discuss what steps are needed to enjoy a relaxing vacation on one of these beautiful Islands.