Top 5 Islands with the Best Wheelchair Access: The Caribbean is one of the most popular vacations; everyone dreams of going. Imagine dipping your feet into the clear waters, feet on the sandy beaches of the Caribbean island, or hearing your breath as you scuba dive and enjoy the spark of gold, silver, and gems in quaint shops

The alluring vacation recently has become a destination for disabled tourists, although not all Caribbean islands are great when it comes to accommodating those who are handicapped, in a wheelchair, or have limited mobility. Traveling to these islands is made easy with accessible cruises

Are you finally ready to plan your dream Caribbean vacation, read on for our list of the most accessible island resorts?

Best Islands in the Caribbean with Wheelchair Access


The Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas is one of the best in the Caribbean playground that offers excellent access for handicapped/wheelchair users and others with mobility impairments.

The resort is among the best in the region that welcomes guests with disabilities a detailed access guide with all the information they need, such as accessible rooms, attractions, and more — visiting Atlantis one of the many resorts on the island where people with disability can enjoy many refreshing zeroes-entry sloped pools. The resort covers an area a mile long with no accessible shuttle. Anyone using a manual wheelchair would be seeking the much-needed assistance or rents an electric scooter for their stay.

Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico, many of the significant signs are partly accessible, and visitors with a wheelchair are open to book. Take your next vacation and visit the majestic El Morro fortress and the Bacardi distillery in San Juan.

Take a 45-minute drive to Luquillo Beach outside of San Juan, which has an excellent, accessible area for all mobility-impaired tourists. The island has the best option to move around the island is wheelchair-friendly vans with lifts.

Use the wheel-friendly tours to see old San Juan riddled with cobblestones and very steep streets.


Barbados island is easily circumnavigated by car in a few hours; however, the destination offers numerous accessible attractions. You can hire a local transportation company and visit places such as Harrison’s Cave that welcomes guests through the best caverns in a tram, with a wheelchair accessible car.

Later, enjoy the breathtaking views from Cherry Tress Hill and unique rock formations on Bathsheba Beach, or visit the Hilton Barbados Resort that offers guest floating beach wheelchairs at no extra charge to immerse themselves in the gesturing blue waters along their private beach.

St. Martin

I know what you’re thinking; the smaller island is less accessible; nevertheless, great things come in small packages. Love to visit St MartinSt Maarten, commonly known as the French side and the Dutch side, where most cities are mostly flat with wheelchair access on the sidewalks and into shops and restaurants. Here you can enjoy locally made chocolate that is always available to everyone. The more scenic mountainous can be visited using a van or hiring private transport.

St. Thomas

An island in the US Virgin Islands is an excellent destination for travelers with limited mobility. St Thomas is hilly, but there are wheelchair vans for hire, sidewalks with curb cuts. Visit a part of Charlotte Amalie, where it’s flat with good handicapped access to restaurants and shops.

Looking for scuba diving, then visit St Thomas with the best accessible water in the Caribbean, but you’ll have to put up with short-staffed during the high season, so booking these activities well in advance.

If all this sounds too daunting for a vacation, then you need to find a paradise by way of an accessible all-inclusive resort, which is always an option. The resorts offer everything visitors with disabilities could need by way of accommodations, food and other activities such as beach wheelchairs.