Selecting the best island can undoubtedly make the distinction in your trip expertise. Many vacationers assume the islands of the Caribbean are all the identical, with nice seashores, loads of solar and heat turquoise waters . . . and most islands provide loads of the above. I say most as a result of the islands of Dominica and Saba aren’t on any seashore lovers record.

Apart from spending time on the seashore, most vacationers take pleasure in a selected life-style or actions corresponding to: Purchasing, Playing, Nightlife, Quiet and Secluded, Climbing, Golf, Pictures and Nature, Historical past and Archeology buffs, Snorkeling, Diving, Crusing, All Inclusives, Household Pleasant Islands, and the record goes on.

Simply bear in mind when spending your hard-earned cash, selecting the best Caribbean island will make sure the “excellent” Caribbean trip.

SHOPPING IN THE CARIBBEAN – You may store on any island, however in case you are searching for a “store til you drop” expertise, head to St. Thomas within the U.S. Virgin Islands, or Curacao (pronounced cure-uh-sow). Each islands have intensive shops, retailers and designer boutiques that rival any U.S. or European metropolis. Different islands that supply quite a lot of purchasing are Barbados, Grand Cayman, Puerto Rico and St Martin/St Maarten.

CARIBBEAN GAMBLING CASINOS – The biggest playing casinos within the Caribbean are present in Aruba, The Bahamas (Cable Seashore & Paradise Island), Curacao, San Juan, St Croix, and St Maarten.

Barbados and Jamaica solely have slot machines. Antigua, Belize, Bonaire, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Kitts, St Vincent and Turks & Caicos all have a lot smaller gaming operations.

CARIBBEAN NIGHTLIFE – Plenty of enjoyable when the Caribbean solar goes down might be discovered on Barbados, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St Martin/St Martin, and St Thomas within the U.S. Virgin Islands.

QUIET AND SECLUSION – Vacationers who’re searching for a extra peaceable, secluded trip will discover it on Parrot Cay which is positioned on Turks & Caicos, St Kitts, St Vincent & The Grenadines, and Virgin Gorda within the British Virgin Islands.

HIKING IN THE CARIBBEAN – Dominica – Valley of Desolation and the Boiling Lake; Dominican Republic – Pico Duarte Ascent (Caribbean’s highest peak); Grenada – Mt. Qua Qua; Guadeloupe – La Soufriere Volcano; Jamaica – Blue Mountains; Puerto Rico – El Yunque Nationwide Forest; St. Kitts – Bloody Rivers Stream; Tobago – Little Tobago Cay; Trinidad – Asa Wright Nature Heart; and the US Virgin Islands – 2/three of the island of St John is a nature protect.

GOLF – The very best Caribbean golf programs are discovered on the islands of Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Nevis, Puerto Rico, St Croix and St Thomas.

CARIBBEAN PHOTOGRAPHY AND NATURE – Dominica, Jamaica, St John, St Lucia are fantastic islands for pictures and nature lovers. In actual fact Dominica is named the character island of the Caribbean.

HISTORY & ARCHEOLOGY BUFFS will discover the Caribbean islands of Barbados, Curacao, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico fairly attention-grabbing.

SNORKELING – Antigua, Bonaire, Grand Cayman, Curacao’s Marine Park, St Martin, The Grenadines, Tobago, St Thomas, Turks & Caicos, St Croix and St John all provide the very best snorkeling in all of the Caribbean islands.

DIVING – Caribbean diving fanatics favor Bonaire, Grand Cayman, Saba, The Bahamas, St Croix, Turks & Caicos, and Virgin Gorda.

SAILING – the very best crusing within the Caribbean might be discovered on Antigua, Barbados, St Martin, The Grenadines, US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands.

CARIBBEAN ALL INCLUSIVES – Each Jamaica and The Dominican Republic would not have an infrastructure that’s arrange for tourism. That is why each islands provide an abundance of all inclusive lodges and resorts. Jamaica is the biggest of the Caribbean islands, and has many factors of curiosity, nonetheless the roads are extraordinarily dangerous. It must be famous that Jamaica is among the most lovely islands within the Caribbean, and vacationers must be cautious in selecting which a part of Jamaica to go to. English is spoken within the resort areas, nonetheless when you get into the Dominican countryside, Spanish is required.

FAMILY FRIENDLY CARIBBEAN ISLANDS – Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, St Lucia, Tobago and Turks & Caicos. Additionally, the 4 Seasons on the island of Nevis gives an excellent child program, and all of the Hyatt Regency resorts all through the Caribbean provide household pleasant holidays.

Hopefully it will give vacationers a information to selecting a Caribbean island that can match any life-style.

Source by Linda Thompkins