Top 4 places that are a ‘must’ visit in the Caribbean
Published: 20 December 2014
It is no surprise that so many of us flock to the Caribbean for our holidays each year. Nothing compares to its idyllic beaches, powder-white sand, coconut tree-lined coasts and first class service. With so many islands to choose from, the Flexicover team look at 4 in more detail:
The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory and made up of three islands; Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Located in the western Caribbean Sea they were formed by a large coral reef which is so very popular with scuba divers and snorkelers! Grand Cayman is the largest and most popular island; renowned for its laid back way of life and friendly people. It’s hard not to fall in love with its rich heritage, natural beauty and stunning beaches. A great destination for honeymooners looking for paradise or families looking for adventure!
St. Kitts and Nevis
It is no surprise that these luxurious twin islands are so popular amongst celebrities! Quieter than other Caribbean islands, St Kitts and Nevis may be small, but they’re perfectly formed and boast traditional charm, stunning natural beauty and blissful beaches. Stroll through the sleepy villages, soak up the sun on soft sands or enjoy the waves with a whole range of water sports! Home to some world class resorts, an abundance of great restaurants and quaint attractions from fortresses to churches and even a national museum this is the perfect destination for 2015!
St Lucia is a wonderful, mountainous island that offers not only breath-taking scenery but also beautiful beaches, jungles, blooming orchids, waterfalls and springs all combined with a vibrancy that is second to none. Activity junkies will love this island. From bicycle trails to zip lining and water sports in abundance, St Lucia has it all. Explore the exotic landscapes, experience the islands unique heritage or simply lie on a sunbed in a romantic hotel, the choice is yours! A romantic destination, St Lucia provides the perfect backdrop to your dream escape.
Circled by almost 70km of sandy shorelines it’s easy to see why Aruba calls itself ‘One Happy Island’. With plenty to do from relaxing on gorgeous beaches, swimming in crystal clear waters or salsa dancing the night away in one of the many bars or rum shops, the options are endless. Explore the capital city of Oranjestad with its Dutch colonial architecture in pastel colours or shop till you drop in the malls and open air markets. Aruba is an exotic paradise with glitz and sparkle and perfect for a warm holiday abroad.
The Caribbean islands provide exceptional getaways and are perfect for sun seekers and those wanting a slice of paradise. Whichever island you are lucky enough to visit, remember to take your Flexicover Travel Insurance with you!