Virtually all Caribbean islands have lifted restrictions now that the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is over, but in some cases there are specific requirements travelers can quickly meet. These four island destinations have opened their doors to millions of travelers and stand out as the must-see destinations ahead of the New Year.
Located off the coast of St. Martin, the island attracts tourists with its excellent hotel infrastructure and a wide range of activities to enjoy its extraordinary nature and top-notch cuisine in restaurants serving international cuisine with a Caribbean fusion. Welcome to Little Bay is his one of the most popular spots on the island. There, visitors can enjoy hours of snorkeling and swimming in the crystal clear waters. However, this place does not offer tourist services, so it is advisable to bring the towels and drinks you need to get through the day and avoid using unfriendly sunscreen.
In addition, several tour operators in Anguilla offer day sailing trips with lunch in stunning locations such as the Prickly Pear Cays, two of his protected islands classified as Wildlands by the Eastern Caribbean Nature Conservation Program. For those who love history and culture, there are two of his must-see attractions: the James Ronald Webster Memorial and the Heritage Museum. The latter is located near the East End Salt Pond and has a vast collection of artifacts and photographs that tell the history of the island, including the days of slavery and the phosphate trade.
This beautiful Caribbean spot is booming again after the pandemic. Being just an hour away from Miami attracts visitors from all over the world, especially from the United States.
Tourists can dive into incredible coral reefs, participate in water sports, and visit cultural attractions designed for couples and families. Also, the Cayman Islands’ hotel and restaurant infrastructure is world-class, ensuring a very comfortable stay for visitors.
One of the three islands that make up this stunning destination, Grand Cayman lets you enjoy the charm of the famous Seven Mile Beach and North Sound. The North Sound has large colonies of rays that can be spotted while snorkeling or diving. At Cayman Brac, visitors can find impressive stone caves and chasms where you can dive with a sunken ship. The island also has beautiful forests, perfect for birdwatching while tourists hike the trails through the lush nature.
The island has many places to enjoy outdoor activities and water sports. Diving, especially in Marigot Bay, allows for long snorkeling excursions to discover rich marine life. Other available experiences are windsurfing and kayaking.
In addition to these activities, tourists can explore the island on foot or by bicycle and enjoy nature such as banana, coconut, mango and guava trees. Soufrière is one of the most recommended towns for travelers visiting Saint Lucia, as it is home to popular tourist destinations such as Sulfur Springs, with its many natural pools, and Trail Falls, where tourists can cool off during the day.
This cozy Caribbean island is a nature lover’s paradise with many natural waterfalls and rainforests that are home to a wide variety of wildlife including wild monkeys, birds and reptiles. Grenada not only offers great beaches, but it is also a historic place for visitors to visit. The capital city, St. George, is a cozy neighborhood full of colonial buildings inherited from England and France, including Fort St. George, built by the French in the high mountains in the 18th century, and offers great views of the island.
St. George also has excellent craft and fruit and vegetable markets, as well as restaurants serving local and international cuisine made from fresh local produce. Here, visitors can enjoy beautiful views of the bay surrounded by Georgian houses, yachts and private his yachts.