Exciting Caribbean vacation ideas
Check out these great Caribbean vacation ideas and start your fun in the sun holiday
Traveling to the Caribbean is one of the greatest ways to get away from it all and make the most of your holidays. Whether you are traveling with family or friends, here are some Caribbean vacation ideas sure to help you make the most of your time in the sun. Also, be sure to read up on how to pack for your trip to make sure you don't forget anything important.
The Caribbean is famous for its beautiful landscapes, clear blue green waters, white beaches and sunny skies and is a favorite destination for travelers from around the globe. From Aruba to the U.S Virgin Islands and every Jamaica, St. Lucia and Grenada in between, the islands of the Caribbean promise something for everyone.
Pirate themed vacations
While most of us would be satisfied with sitting on the beach, a cocktail in one hand and a bottle of sunscreen in the other, for those who enjoy more action while holidaying one of the newest Caribbean crazes is a pirate themed vacation. Based on the success of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, many tours are now available for those wishing to see where the movies were filmed. Tourists can travel to the movie set locations where Johnny Depp and his friends filmed the popular movie series. Tours of the Indian River, Carib Territory, Emerald Pool and Batibou Beach are the new craze amongst pirate lovers and adventure seekers. Packages also include Jeep safari tours, snorkeling trips, mountain biking, kayaking, horseback riding and many other exciting experiences. Golf holidays
Golfers will enjoy the Caribbean for its plethora of beautiful golf courses. For the enthusiast looking to experience the best of the best amongst the links, visits to courses such as the Teeth of the Dog course in La Romana, Dominican, the White Witch Golf Club in Montego Bay or the Wyndham el Conquistador Golf and Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico will provide the golfing experience of a lifetime.
Relax on a cruise
One of the best ideas is to take a Caribbean vacation cruise. Rather than traveling south and only seeing one island, a cruise will allow you to take in the sights of many. Cruise ships now boast some of the most luxurious accommodations available and are a terrific way to see this part of the world. Enjoy excellent cuisine, spectacular sunsets and local sightseeing. Mix it up
What happens if the golf enthusiast in the family also loves cruising? Not a problem. One of the most exciting Caribbean vacation ideas available comes from the Silversea luxury small-ship line, which offers a Caribbean/Mexican golf cruise hosted by PGA-classed golf professionals. This cruise takes golfers to some of the highest rated golf courses in the world. In addition to playing their favorite game at some of the most beautiful courses in the world, cruisers will enjoy amenities such as on board lessons from golf professionals as well as private swing analysis, which is available for an added fee. For those who do not wish to travel with their clubs, top of the line equipment is available to rent, which is a convenience many will appreciate. Family fun in the sun
Family trips that are kid friendly are also popular alternatives. Many resorts cater to the enjoyment of the entire family and include activities such as sports, sandcastle building contests, dance lessons and equestrian centers. The Franklyn D. Resort in Jamaica offers personal nannies, an amenity all parents will appreciate. Some resorts include teen oriented activities such as in line skating, skateboard ramps and teen only nightclubs all of which will be sure to keep the adolescent in your family occupied. Some of the best family resorts include Beaches Negril, which boasts water slides and kids day camp while the Coconut Bay resort in St. Lucia offers a water park and an adult's only pool, all at value pricing. Cater to your interests
Caribbean vacation ideas can revolve around any interest of any traveler. Shopping tours, snorkeling trips, rainforest tours, catamaran tours, and whale watching excursions are just some of the fabulous and exciting experiences the Caribbean has to offer. No matter what trip you choose, have fun and hey, don't forget the sunscreen. Don't forget, since you'll be traveling out of the country, to make sure your have a passport. Our experts have written a guide on how to obtain a passport for those that need to either re-new theirs or get one period.