Islands and sailboats in the Carribbean
Add These Underrated Tourist Destinations To Your Caribbean Bucket List
While Barbuda doesn't have as many beaches as its sister island, Antigua, the dazzling pink sand at Palm Beach made of crushed shells will likely make visitors gasp in awe.
As the clear turquoise water meets the rose-tinted shore that gently slopes into the water, Palm Beach is a romantic spot that will awe families and solo travelers.
The Frigate Bird Sanctuary is a refuge for frigate birds, grand creatures with jet-black feathers and a red russet pouch under their beak that inflates during their mating ritual.
Nine of the Caribbean isles are populated, and of these, Bequia is the ultimate chilled getaway. It's a short ferry ride from Kingstown but feels worlds apart.
The island is tiny, with 7 square miles of woods, hills, plains, and cliffs, and is home to about 5,000 residents who warmly welcome you to their slow, easy-going pace.
Sugar production was a key industry here, but today, the island is more famous for its annual Easter regatta. Visit any time of year to enjoy showstopper Princess Margaret Beach.
In the Dutch Caribbean, with a population of 20,000, Bonaire is quite smaller than Aruba and Curacao, promising a much quieter experience with enviable natural beauty.
Turtles nest in fine wetland areas that are also feeding grounds for migratory birds. For divers, the reefs are vibrant with sea life, glowing in health, and rich in variety.
Over 80 dive sites are around the island, and 50 can be easily reached from the shore. Clear waters are a given, so the visibility is consistently excellent.
A country comprised of three islands, Grenada is a destination blessed with abundant nature, with finely forested interiors and troves of local spices and cocoa.
Carriacou, one of Grenada's islands, is a beautifully relaxed place. With only 13 square miles, it is devoid of glitzy resorts and is home to some great snorkeling and diving.
This quiet hamlet set on a curling bay is at the top end of Tobago, the island that brought us calypso, steel pan drums, and the delicious street food of doubles.
The village is tiny, with spectacular scenery amongst a tangle of roads, a handful of accommodations, and a few spots to eat and drink, but its simplicity is its greatest asset.
Take a relaxing swim at Man O War Bay and Lovers' Bay, where the pink sand contrasts the turquoise shallows, or snorkel at Pirates Bay, where parrotfish frequent the cove.