With so many places to choose from in the majestic Caribbean, we're counting down the top 9 places that you cannot afford to miss.
Indulge in the diverse beauty of Morne Trois Pitons National Park, which presents a rare combination of nature and world heritage value. You can also try your hand at scuba diving and snorkeling in the majestic Boiling Lake.
Luring beauty of Morne Trois Pitons National Park
2. Cayman Islands
Sail along the Seven Mile Beach towards Stingray City to experience the wildlife and shallow waters that are home to beautiful prehistoric-looking creatures. Although the beach measures only 5.5 miles now, it still lures visitors from around the world with its crystal-clear water and coral sands.
Seven Mile Beach
With amenities such as dive shops, restaurants, pubs and boutiques, the Bahamas are like a fun cheat sheet at your fingertips. If you're traveling in late December or early January, you can experience the celebrations of their national festival, Junkanoo. However, if beaches are more your thing, you can escape the mass tourism of Freeport or Nassau and visit Eleuthera Island.
Jostling Junkanoo Festival
Rafting through a picturesque stretch of The Martha Brae River is a great way to soak up some of the tropical scenery that Jamaica has to offer. If you'd like to explore the historical and wildlife attractions, pay a visit to the Cockpit Country.
Picturesque Dunn's River falls
Explore the historic side of Aruba by visiting Fort Zoutman and California Lighthouse. You can also take a look at "Conchi" Natural Pool, which is the hidden gem of National Park Arikok. Make sure you enjoy the nightlife this place offers by travelling on the Kukoo Kunuku Party Bus.
6. Puerto Rico
Go spelunking in the Rio Camuy Caves of San Juan or enjoy the full moon zip lining in Mucaro and fly over treetops in the still of the night. You can also go diving in Las Cuevas of Desecheo and witness the undersea canyons, caves and arches.
San Juan Beach, Puerto Rico
Whether it's dancing on the streets of Callejon de Hemel or taking in the historical essence of preserved old palaces in Trinidad, Cuba has something for everyone. Soak up some glorious sunshine at Playa Ancon or sip on mojitos in the evening at Casilda Bay to unwind.
8. St. Lucia
Spend your day sightseeing at Pigeon Island National Park or escape to Ladera Resort, perched on a volcanic ridge 1,000 feet above the sea. To relax, take a walk along Marigot Beach, which is fringed with mangroves and surrounded by lush, steep hills. You can also shop to your heart's content at the Castries Flea Market to pack a diverse potpourri of food.
Pigeon Island in St. Lucia
Acknowledge the beauty of renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's paintings with a visit to Casa Azul in Mexico, also known as Blue House. You can also explore the city's rich cultural heritage with a tour of the Anthropology Museum. To unwind, take off to Cancun for its larger than life beach parties.
A holiday at these exotic places requires zero disturbance. So make sure you take care of the nitty gritties by investing in travel insurance plans, a large backpack! Happy journey!
Anthropology museum of Mexico