For too long, Aruba, Bahama, Bermuda, and Jamaica have been known to be the most popular Caribbean destinations in the world. With the sun, sand, and sea on their mind, people from North plan a vacation to these favourite tourist destinations, to escape the chilly winters. Although these may seem to be your best winter getaways, there are many other hidden gems where you can enjoy the warm weather and bask in the glorious Sun. Let us take a look at three underrated Caribbean destinations that are waiting to be explored.
A tropical vacation is all about lying on the sandy beaches and getting drenched in the warm sea waters. But Grenada in West Indies has more to offer. Walk down its quaint streets and you will come across its ancient colonial culture at every corner. The country is also a leading producer and exporter of Nutmeg and Mace crops. Comprised of several small islands, Grenada has long stretches of sand for you to enjoy. You may visit Bathway, La Sagesse, or the Grand Anse Beach. These beaches are relatively less crowded and offer the much-needed solitude on a vacation. Other attractions in Grenada include cascading waterfalls such as the Annandale Falls. The site of the falls is just right to enjoy a date-out with friends and family.
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Packed with panoramic vistas and offering seclusion from the rest of the world, Nevis is an ideal couple’s retreat. This is one of the two small virgin islands comprising the nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The tiny place is ruled by many pristine beaches and tranquil deep blue waters. A leisure walk along the shores with your loved one is just the thing to do in Nevis. Besides spending time at the beaches, you may also want to visit the other attractions on the island. These include walking through lush green rainforests, visiting the old sugar mills, witnessing an inactive volcano, and paying a visit to Alexander Hamilton’s birthplace. Book a seafront resort to enjoy a lavish stay while drinking in the mesmerizing views of the sea.
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Last up on this list of underrated Caribbean destinations is Vieques Island. Although located just 8 miles to the east of Puerto Rico, this small place remains unexplored by vacationers. Offering peace and quietude, this is the right place to be if you are seeking seclusion. You may either choose to relax at the beach here or go exploring the mangroves to see the wildlife of Vieques Island. Vieques Wildlife National Refuge is also a great place to encounter a variety of wild species. One of the most unique and fascinating things to do on this island is touring the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world. The brightly sparkling light emitted by the living organisms is a spectacular phenomenon to observe and must not be missed at any cost.
Plan to visit any of these underrated Caribbean destinations and you will be definitely rewarded with a treasure of memories. Use a trip planner to know how to make the most of your vacation. If a tropical vacation is on your mind then it is time you head towards some unexplored destinations.
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