Which Caribbean Island Suits You?
Updated: May 13, 2020
Whether you're the relaxer, a foodie, or history buff, there's an island in the Caribbean just for you.
Here are some of the best islands based on your traveler type:
1. For Foodies:
Trinidad & Tobago
The home of the world's greatest Carnival celebration is also home to some of the best fusion cuisine. Indian, West African, Chinese, Syrian and European flavors have been married together to create unique food experiences from breakfast to dinner. From pelau to doubles and bake & shark to curry crab & dumpling, the food surely will never disappoint!
2. For Families: The Bahamas
Home of the famous Atlantis Resort, this paradise is a popular destination for families looking for fun & relation. There are many resorts filled with activities for all age groups. Every visit is guaranteed to create new unforgettable memories.
3. For Romantics: St. Lucia
Known for romantic hideaways and secluded luxury resorts, like Jade Mountain Resort & Ladera Resort, St. Lucia sets itself apart as a honeymoon staple in the Caribbean. You and your significant other can enjoy gorgeous views, beachside candlelight dinners and in-suite infinity pools for a romantic getaway you will never forever.
4. For History Buffs:
Come fall in love with the cobblestone streets lined with colorful colonial buildings, in Old San Juan. This is a great place to experience history, a rich culture and old forts. Prepared to be mesmerized by all this island has to offer.
5. For Budgeters:
Punta Cana and Puerto Plata are full of all-inclusive resort deals for the budget conscious traveler. Get ready to pack your bags and enjoy delicious food, festive drinks and all the adventure DR has to offer.
6. For Divers: Curacao
Covering 12.4 miles of shoreline, the Curacao Underwater Marine Park is where you need to be. Get ready to explore the fringing reefs, inland bays and numerous shipwreck sites. This experience will leave you wanting more.
7. For Wellness Seekers:
Turks & Caicos
From detox retreats to fitness programs, you can find it all in Turks & Caicos. Go have your Eat, Pray, Love moment at one of the many wellness escapes.
8. For Nature Lovers: Dominica
With black-sand beaches, hot springs, lush rainforests and hundreds of miles of hiking trails (even a trail leading to a boiling lake), Dominica is a nature lovers paradise.
9. For Shoppers:
The Cayman Islands
For the person who loves a good deal on vacation, the duty-free shopping here is worth the trip. Stop by and find amazing deals on everything from jewelry to luxury goods.
10. For the Relaxers:
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
With 32 remote islands & cays, this is sure to be the perfect escape! This is one of the less touristy islands with many quiet and unspoilt locations for you to experience the uniqueness of the islands.
There is so much to do and see in the Caribbean for any and every traveler. So don't be afraid to explore, you may find a new slice of paradise!