Ten Must Visit Beaches in Caribbean
The ultimate dream of any vacationer intending to indulge in a Caribbean holiday would definitely revolve around the hundreds of soft powdery stretches of sand located there. While beaches in Caribbean can be found almost anywhere, these ten selected patches of paradise will are certain to leave you spellbound.
- Pink Sands
Situated on Harbour Island in the Bahamas, beach lovers throng here just to witness the extraordinary phenomenon of the sand turning salmon coloured with the setting of the sun. Pink Sands, as aptly named, is said by most to be the most beautiful in the Caribbean, if not the world.
- Eagle Beach,Aruba
The laid back but spacious Eagle Beach, is situated in the popular Oranjestad neighborhood of the Hotel district of Aruba. This Dutch influenced beach is known for its soft white sand and access to nearby resorts, casinos and swanky restaurants.
- Cable Beach, Nassau
The popular cruise ship halt of Nassau is blessed with beaches with a lovely hills making a scenic backdrop. The city is the capital of the Bahamas and lies on the island of New Providence. Cable beach is lined with classy hotels and restaurants. The beach is known for the white sand and turquoise blue waters
- Trunk Bay, St John
Known for its unique underwater snorkeling avenues, Trunk Beach is a great draw in St. John. Another attraction in these protected waters is the diverse marine life.
- Pigeon Point Beach, Tobago
Visitors to Sandy Point Beach have the luxury of either heading for calm waters on the Buccoo Reef or enjoy watersports like, windsurfing or kiteboarding on the Bon Accord Lagoon side.
- Magens Bay, St Thomas
Covered under a vast canopy of coconut trees, this horseshoe shaped beach is a great hit with cruise ship passengers. This beautiful shaded place is ideal for sunbathing and relaxing.
- Playa Paraiso, Cuba
The beach resort location of Varadero is a super hot with Americans, looking to spend time at Playa Paraiso. The beach is not much developed, but remains the loveliest on the Cuban coast.
- Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico
This one time military target spot, Flamenco Beach today attracts birding enthusiasts in large numbers. The mangrove forest on the fringes play host to a large sea bird population. The shallow waters are good for snorkeling too.
- Crane Beach, Barbados
his is another beach with sand with tinges of pink in it. The surf is moderate, and ideal for boogie boating, which is very popular here. Visitors have the option of obtaining a day pass from the Crane Resort which gives you access to the bar, restaurant and a elevator ride down to the beach.
- Pinney’s Beach, Nevis
This three mile long golden sand covered beach is fringed with palm trees and offers great views of the neighboring island of St Kitts. A luxury resort and a beach bar known to serve a good run punch are the other highlights of Pinney’s Beach.
Beaches may be a dime a dozen in the Caribbean, but they are not all the same. These carefully selected picks given here not only offer beauty and privacy, but much more.