18 days in Caribbean Itinerary

18 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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Grand Anse, Grenada
— 2 nights
Fly to St Vincent, Ferry to Bequia
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Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
— 1 night
Ferry to Kingstown, St Vincent, Fly to Soufriere
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Soufriere, St. Lucia
— 1 night
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Roseau, Dominica
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St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
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Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis
— 1 night
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Culebra, Puerto Rico
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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
— 1 day
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Montego Bay, Jamaica
— 1 night
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Negril, Jamaica
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Bridgetown, Barbados

— 1 night
Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. On the 20th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Hunte's Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Welchman Hall Gully, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carlisle Bay.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bridgetown travel route planner.

Mumbai, India to Bridgetown is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -9.5 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: highs in Bridgetown hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Port of Spain.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

— 1 night
Port of Spain, the country's capital, sits between the sea and a scenic green mountain range, and acts as a gateway for eclectic adventures on land and sea.
On the 21st (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens and then get to know the resident critters at Emperor Valley Zoo.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Port of Spain online holiday planner.

You can fly from Bridgetown to Port of Spain in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Port of Spain can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can fly to Grand Anse.

Things to do in Port of Spain

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:

Grand Anse, Grenada

— 2 nights
Set in a scenic sheltered bay, Grand Anse has become known as a beach holiday destination.
Bring the kids along to Grand Anse Beach and Morne Rouge. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Aquanauts Grenada and indulge in some personalized pampering at Soothing Touch Massage Clinic.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Anse trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Port of Spain to Grand Anse in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Port of Spain in April, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Anse, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Bequia.

Things to do in Grand Anse

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

— 1 night
Although it covers just 18 sq km (7 sq mi), Bequia is the largest of over 30 islands making up the Grenadines chain.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Devil's Table and then stroll through Princess Margaret Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bequia travel route planning site.

Getting from Grand Anse to Bequia by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Soufriere.

Things to do in Bequia

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:
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Soufriere, St. Lucia

— 1 night
Home to some of Saint Lucia's landmark buildings and natural features, Soufriere provides travelers with an engaging and direct route into the center of island life.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Soufriere tour itinerary site.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Bequia to Soufriere in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to fly to Roseau.

Things to do in Soufriere

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:

Roseau, Dominica

— 1 night
The capital city, Roseau maintains a small scale, but possesses a convincing Caribbean charm in its architecture, cuisine, and culture.
For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Roseau trip planner.

Getting from Soufriere to Roseau by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll set off for St. John's on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Roseau

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:

St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

— 1 night
The capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, St John's represents the commercial and touristic center of the twin-island country.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): shop like a local with Silver Chelles, then kick back and relax at Galley Bay Beach, then browse the exhibits of Betty's Hope, and finally see some colorful creatures with Stingray City. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Nelson's Dockyard.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our St. John's day trip planning app.

You can fly from Roseau to St. John's in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Basseterre.

Things to do in St. John's

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Basseterre day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. John's to Basseterre takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in Basseterre

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

Culebra, Puerto Rico

— 1 night

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 30th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Culebra trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Basseterre to Culebra. In April, daytime highs in Culebra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Port-au-Prince.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

— 1 day
Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, gives most visitors their first taste of the country, along with all of its rugged and lively charm.
On the 2nd (Mon), browse the exhibits of Musee du Pantheon National Haitien.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Port-au-Prince trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to Port-au-Prince takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Port-au-Prince can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Port-au-Prince

Museums
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

— 2 nights
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
On the 3rd (Tue), get in on the family fun at Manati Park Bavaro, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then kick back and relax at Bavaro Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Punta Cana online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Port-au-Prince to Punta Cana in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port-au-Prince to Punta Cana, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Montego Bay.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:

Montego Bay, Jamaica

— 1 night
The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): kick back and relax at Doctor's Cave Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Montego Bay trip planner.

You can fly from Punta Cana to Montego Bay in 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Punta Cana to Montego Bay. In May, daily temperatures in Montego Bay can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Negril.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 4 — 5:

Negril, Jamaica

— 1 night
Once Jamaica's hidden gem, Negril has significantly expanded its infrastructure without losing its casual way of life.
For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Negril driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Montego Bay to Negril in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Negril

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Transportation
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:

Barbados travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Caves
Little England
Plan a vacation on the small Caribbean island of Barbados and experience its rich history and vibrant culture. Affectionately called "Little England," the island retains a noticeable British influence in its lively culture, visible especially in sport, religion, and the charming British style buildings with a Caribbean flair. On a tour of Barbados you can lounge on sandy beaches, participate in world-class surfing, roam the World Heritage-listed capital, or explore the lush island interior. When on the island, don't forget to sample its world-famous rum and the signature local dish, the flying fish.

Trinidad and Tobago travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Waterfalls
With its two landmasses offering different, but complementary Caribbean flavors, the dual island nation of Trinidad and Tobago attracts visitors looking for relaxation and adventure. Cities and bustling market towns set the pace of cosmopolitan Trinidad, by far the larger of the two Caribbean sisters. Holidays in Tobago tend to be more chilled out affairs, with island offering some of the nation's finest resorts and best kept beaches, along with a wealth of protected areas boasting diverse and abundant wildlife. Both have become famous for their Creole culture and traditions, with holidays in Trinidad and Tobago offering plenty of culinary and musical highlights, including red hot curries and spicy calypso music.

Grenada travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Museums
Island of Spice
The fertile and lively island nation of Grenada allows for itineraries both adventurous and serene. The main island and six smaller ones offer unspoiled interior landscapes of lush vegetation, impressive waterfalls, and winding rivers, explorable on a number of ecotourism experiences, such as rafting, hiking, and climbing. The coastal areas provide long stretches of golden sand, backed by large and popular resorts, while the humble urban areas have become particularly well-known for their atmospheric eateries, serving local cuisine using produce from the Island of Spice. One of the main things to do in Grenada has to be marine exploration, with dive sites offshore representing some of the most abundant in the region, with impressive coral formations providing home for a schools of tropical fish.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Historic Sites · Islands
Vacations in St. Vincent and the Grenadines offer eco-adventures and luxury, with the island nation catering to the tastes of mega yacht owners and backpackers alike. The main island's interior volcanic and hilly terrain has been covered in lush tropical rainforest, rich in wildlife, while the coastal areas offer beaches both popular and secluded. Taking a chartered boat tour of the islands represents one of the more popular things to do in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, with island hopping revealing uninhabited paradisal islands, unspoiled by development of any kind.

St. Lucia travel guide

4.1
Hot Springs · Bodies of Water · Tourist Spots
The island of St. Lucia is hailed for its scenic landscape of tall mountains, forested hills, and fertile valleys sprinkled with banana plantations. The island's dramatic scenery is most renowned for the Pitons, two volcanic spires that rise from the ocean floor. Whether you're visiting the island as part of a cruise, a romantic honeymoon, or looking for adventure, a St. Lucia vacation offers something for everyone. Discover the island's hidden beaches and coves, go climbing or hiking, and enjoy the picturesque views and tropical weather.

Dominica travel guide

4.2
Waterfalls · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature Isle of the Caribbean
The volcanic island nation of Dominica represents the youngest island in the Lesser Antilles. Such is evidenced in the geothermal action of the island's many hot springs, with relaxing dips in the hot sulfur spring water among the most popular things to do in Dominica. The unspoiled appearance of much of the nation provides a natural backdrop for a wealth of ecotourism adventures, including swimming, hiking, and snorkeling. The main urban areas showcase the ethnic diversity of the land once contested by the British and the French, with a number of local eateries serving West Indian and Creole dishes, and a whole lot of dancing and music to be enjoyed.

Antigua and Barbuda travel guide

4.1
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Lookouts
Escape civilization with a holiday in Antigua and Barbuda, a beachgoer's paradise. The shorelines of the two islands are dotted with many beaches, from long stretches of sand to tiny coves and picturesque lagoons. While the larger Antigua houses its fair share of high-end resorts and contains the country capital of St. John's, Barbuda is remarkably undeveloped, boasting swathes of pink sand where you can go for hours without seeing a single person.

St. Kitts and Nevis travel guide

3.9
Beaches · Shopping · Scuba & Snorkeling
A trip to St. Kitts and Nevis takes you to the smallest country in the Americas. Although diminutive in size, the two Caribbean islands offer a distinct tropical experience to visitors. Rich in history, the islands feature forested hills, tranquil beaches, charming villages, and restored sugar plantations. On a tour of St. Kitts and Nevis you can visit historic forts and quaint colonial towns, lounge on picturesque stretches of sand, or enjoy hiking the dormant Mount Liamuiga, the islands' highest peak.

Puerto Rico travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.

Haiti travel guide

3.8
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Zipline
The culture of Haiti has always been the reason for people to visit, and it will be the reason people visit in larger and larger numbers as the nation heals from the devastating effects of the 2010 earthquake. The interesting tale of colonialism, revolution, and political struggle has left Haiti with a wealth of historical sites and cultural influences. Sightseeing in Haiti offers perspectives on the many stages in the country's history, with colonial forts standing in ruins and monuments memorializing the revolution. The music, the art, the folklore, and the cuisine of Haiti all deserve to be explored in person.

Dominican Republic travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Islands · Zipline
Sharing the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, friendly Dominican Republic offers two distinct coastlines, one bathed by the Caribbean Sea and the other by the Atlantic Ocean. Nearly 1,600 km (1,000 mi) of palm-shaded beaches figure highly on most Dominican Republic itineraries, allowing visitors to design their vacation around a range of water-based activities. The sun-kissed country benefits from pleasant temperatures throughout the year, so it's no surprise that holidays in Dominican Republic remain a popular choice for visitors from distant and colder corners of the world. A big producer of coffee, cocoa, rum, sugarcane, and tobacco, the country provides a vibrant cultural experience in multicultural cities and quaint countryside.

Jamaica travel guide

4.1
Waterfalls · Beaches · Nightlife
The third most populous English-speaking country in the Americas, Jamaica remains a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, with the British monarch its official head of state. Jamaica tourism thrives thanks to the island nation's reputation for natural beauty, outstanding cuisine, and lively music scene. The country's landscape is as diverse as its population, its tropical climate supporting varied ecosystems that include everything from savannahs to rugged mountain slopes. For most visitors, a holiday in Jamaica is a largely outdoor affair, with hiking, fishing, golfing, camping, snorkeling, horseback riding, and kite surfing among the most popular things to do.