8 Amazing Adventures At 4 Beautiful Caribbean Islands

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The Caribbean islands are some of the best places in the world to enjoy the right combination of beauty and adventure. Deep blue waters, white sands as far as the eye can see, lush vegetation and exotic food to entice your senses. There are no other places in the world that offer what these islands will have you experience, not only because of their beautiful landscapes and settings, but because of their amazing people and all the activities you will probably not be able to find elsewhere.

Here is a list of some exciting things to do, next time you venture off to the amazing islands of the Caribbean.

Grand Turk Island

Grand Turk is the largest island in the Turks Islands, extending just 6.9 sq. miles and including the territory’s capital, Cockburn Town. The island is famous for allegedly being the places where Columbus first set foot in the Americas. Samana Cay in the Bahamas is traditionally considered the site of Columbus’ first landfall, but some people believe that studies of Columbus’ journals show that Grand Turk was probably the correct spot.

Things to do:

Visit Gibbs Cay

The perfect place for animal lovers who want to swim about with stingrays and see these majestic creatures up close. There are many places around Grand Turk to go snorkeling or scuba diving, but the up close and personal experience that Gibbs Cay provides is unique. The rays are very gentle, but don’t forget they are wild animals and should be treated with care and respect.

Eat at Jack’s Shack

Amazing food, great service and beautiful sights are just some of the things this Bar and Grill by the beach offers. Take advantage of this opportunity to try some of the best jerk chicken of the land, burgers, fish and to top it off watch the sundown without having to get of your chair.

La Romana

A beautiful city in the Dominican Republic. Founded originally as an oil town back in 1897, La Romana’s economy shifted to sugarcane production in the early 20th century and it slowly turned to tourism, making one of the best destination for those who want to experience the beauty of the Caribbean. The town is characterized by its remarkable influence in the country’s tourism. It’s full of great beaches and a lot of hotels and resorts.

Things to do:

Go see Altos de Chavon

This is the location of a re-creation of a mediterranean style European village; the most popular attraction in the city and has a cultural center, an archeological museum, and an amphitheater. The jewelry store is a great place to purchase one-of-a-kind souvenirs and authentic local gemstones.

Try the amazing food at Shish kabab

Although this is mainly Mediterranean restaurant, their variety of dishes and takes on the Caribbean cuisine will not disappoint. Do not forget to try the Kipe and Catibias, two of the dishes they are famous for.

Curaçao

A beautiful island country located 40 miles north of the Venezuelan coast. Curaçao as everything from beautiful beaches to amazing resorts, restaurants, culture and rich heritage to offer you and your loved ones. This is without a doubt, one of the most amazing destinations in the Caribbean and perhaps the world. Do not miss experiencing Curaçao.

Things to do:

Swim in the waters of Kenepa Beach

This breath-taking beach is one of the local’s favorite destinations to go camping when they are on holiday. Enjoy the sand and crystal clear waters, try to local food and drinks and sit back and relax while you let time fly by in one of the most amazing treasures of the Caribbean. Feeling adventurous? Don’t miss the chance to go cliff jumping and snorkeling around the reefs.

Don’t miss out on the food at the Baoase Culinary Beach Restaurant

An elegant fusion of Asian, Caribbean and French cuisine, the Baoase will not disappoint those looking for a unique dining experience on a private beach. Make sure you have reservations.

 

Image courtesy of Babak Fakhamzadeh at Flickr.com

Image courtesy of Babak Fakhamzadeh at Flickr.com

Aruba

This tiny Dutch island is the quintessential Caribbean paradise with its white sand beaches, beautiful people, water so blue and clear you can see through the bottom and enchanting food. You will have hard time trying to leave when time for departure comes around.

Things to do:

Eagle Beach

A favorite destination for those who prefer a beach that isn’t so crowded but also not so out of touch with the local tourism and the amazing entertainment Aruba has to offer. Water sports are common and perfect for those who prefer a more active approach to their beach vacation.

Carte Blanche Restaurant

Sitting only 14 guest every night, it doesn’t get any more exclusive than this. The Carte Blanche is the perfect destination for an amazing evening with some of the best European food the island has to offer.

Image courtesy of David Stanley at Flickr.com

Image courtesy of David Stanley at Flickr.com

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