The Caribbean is a region that comprises more than 700 islands. With so many beaches there, it is no wonder why tourists around the world flock to the Caribbean for vacation every year. The Caribbean has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Popular Caribbean beaches are found on Caribbean countries like Barbados, Aruba, and British Virgin Islands. Some of the beaches are secluded while others already have resorts and hotels built around them. The following are the top 7 Caribbean beach vacation spots.
- Eagle Beach
Eagle Beach in Aruba has miles of pristine sandy seashore and peaceful blue sea waters. Plenty of palm trees can be seen along the beach. It offers many recliners and umbrella shelters that have roof made of brown hay. Eagle Beach is not crowded compared to other nearby beaches that are more frequented by tourists. Across this beach, you will find hotel accommodations. The wave on the beach is gentle and not strong at all which makes it suitable for swimming.
- Virgin Gorda
Virgin Gorda is one of the beaches located on the British Virgin Islands. It is surrounded by many resorts and people often come to this beach to carry out yacht sailing activities. There is a national park on the southwest part of the coast. In the national park, you can observe large granite boulders. Virgin Gorda is suitable for beach goers who want to carry out scuba diving and snorkeling. Lots of caves can be found around this place.
- Punta Cana
Punta Cana is a 35 km stretch of coastal shore that consists of 8 different beaches in Dominican Republic. Some of the beaches have white sands while others have golden sands. Punta Cana has been ranked as the best beach by the European Blue Flag organization. They are among the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. You can see a lot of coconut palm tree along the seashore. It is surrounded by resorts such as Sheraton and Tortuga Bay.
- Harrismith Beach
Harrismith Beach is a hidden beach located far away from the resorts in Barbados. To access the beach, you will have to climb the steps on a cliff. On top of the cliff, you can catch an amazing view of the ocean. There is an old plantation house on the cliff. Harrismith Beach is situated nearby to Bottom Bay and you can reach here in walking distance.
- Crane Beach
Crane Beach in Barbados has soft sand that comes from pulverized coral. On Coral Beach, you can go scuba diving or snorkeling to see the beautiful coral reefs. There are some waves so it is a perfect spot for surfing. The water is not that calm and can be rough from time to time. So, the beach, is recommended for people with good swimming skills.
- Hopskin Village Beach
Hopskin Village Beach is secluded beach located at Hopskin Village in Belize. Hopskin Village is home to several cultures including Creols, Mestizos and Mayans. Nearby, you will find a mountain called Victoria’s Peak. At Hopkins Village Beach, you can rent a kayak to watch the sunset on the ocean. During kayaking, you can view the beautiful Maya Mountains. You can also watch fisherman fishing on their small canoes. Sailboats and yachts can also regularly be seen on the ocean.
- Nassau Beach
Nassau beaches are one of the most beautiful Caribbean beaches in the Bahamas. Some of the beaches on Nassau have long coastal shore that can reach up to 100 feet. While at Nassau, you can explore the Blue Hole that has a diameter of about 100 feet. Blue Hole is a deep hole that is about 200 feet in depth and divers will often get to see schooling fishes. Besides, Nassau also has caves like Piece of Cake with waters that allows you to swim around. You can also explore the shipwrecks around the Bahamas Island by scuba diving.