Romantic travel doesn’t always mean long flights and expensive hotels. There are many places around the world where couples can enjoy a relaxing vacation without breaking the bank. One place that has stood out to me over the years is the Caribbean. The Caribbean is full of beautiful beaches, amazing food, friendly people, and great weather. And it’s one of the cheapest places to go on vacation. So, if you’re planning a trip to the Caribbean, here are my picks for the most romantic islands to visit.
The Most Romantic Caribbean Islands to Visit
Whether for a honeymoon or romantic vacation, consider these islands and let me share with your some of the best places to go.
5. Saint Martin/Saint Barthélemy
6. Sint Maarten
1. Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos is a British overseas territory in the West Indies. Located just south of the Bahamas, it consists of 40 islands and cayes, of which only 8 are inhabited.
The Turks and Caicos Islands consist of three major groups – North Caicos, Middle Caicos, and South Caicos.
North Caicos is the largest island in the group and includes Providenciales, our main port.
Middle Caicos is home to Salt Cay and Great Harbour Cay, both popular destinations for diving.
South Caicos is home the uninhabited islands of Little Harbour Cay and Big Harbour Cay.
Curaçao is often overlooked because it lies just north of Venezuela and south of Aruba. But that shouldn’t stop you from visiting.
The island is located about halfway between Miami and Puerto Rico, making it easy to reach via flight. You can fly into Willemstad airport, which serves both international flights and local carriers.
There are several airlines that serve Curacao including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways and United Airlines.
Once you arrive, there are plenty of things to do. There are lots of great hotels and resorts scattered throughout the island. In addition to relaxing on the beautiful white sand beaches, you can enjoy water sports like surfing, parasailing, scuba diving, sailing and fishing.
You can even learn how to surf while staying on the island.
If you want to explore the island further, you’ll find museums, art galleries and historic sites scattered around the island.
And don’t forget to try delicious dishes like curried goat, fried chicken and seafood stews.
3. Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia markets itself as a Romantic Destination and that Shows.
The Island Offers A Wide Range Of Stunning Resorts, Romantic Restaurants And Tours That Are Perfect For Couples.
If You Want To Get Away From It All And Have A Romantic Stay In A Beautiful Resort Then Saint Lucia Is Perfect.
But, Saint Lucia Is More Than That.
Its Nature Is Some Of The Most Lush Ive Seen On Any Of The Smaller Caribbean Islands.
Antigua is one of the two islands in the Caribbean which makes up Antigua and Baruduah. This beautiful island offers a lot to see and do. From white sand beaches to historic forts, it really does have something for everyone.
If you want to relax on the beach, you won’t find anything better than here. There are over 365 beaches on the island, so no matter where you go, you’ll always find somewhere nice to lay out and enjoy the sun.
The island is famous for being the place where Sir Francis Drake landed in 1585. He had sailed around the world and came across the Spanish fleet and took revenge for England.
There are many great bars and restaurants on the island, so you don’t even have to eat in your accommodation. You can take a trip into town and grab yourself a bite to eat later.
For those of you who like to party, there are lots of bars and clubs to choose from. If you’re lucky enough to arrive during the week, you might catch a live band playing music.
There are plenty of activities for children, such as swimming pools, water slides and mini golf. If you want to keep fit while you’re away, you can head to one of the fortresses on the island. These forts date back hundreds of years and provide excellent exercise opportunities.
5. The Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands consist of three islands — Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Each has its own distinct personality.
Grand Cayman is the most developed of the three, with numerous luxury hotels and casinos, beautiful beaches and world-class golf courses. It’s also the best place for shopping and dining, with plenty of options for every taste.
Cayman Brac is smaller than Grand Cayman, but it’s still quite large. There are fewer people here, making it feel less crowded than Grand Cayman, though there are more high-end properties. This is where you’ll find the majority of the dive shops and charter boats. You’ll also find many restaurants serving local dishes like conch fritters and curry goat.
Little Cayman is the least populated of the three, thanks in part to its status as a nature reserve. However, it does offer some excellent opportunities for birdwatching, especially during migration season. On this tiny island, you can spot rare birds like West Indian whistling ducks, brown pelicans and roseate spoonbills.
Final Thoughts About Romantic Getaways in the Caribbean
The Caribbean is home to some of the most romantic islands in the world. But what makes a trip to the Caribbean really special? What does it take to make a romantic getaway truly memorable? These are my thoughts about the best places to go for romance in the Caribbean.
4. Grand Cayman Island
6. Puerto Rico
8. St. Maarten/St. Martin
9. St. Thomas
10. St. Croix
11. St. Barthelemy
12. St. Kitts
13. St. John
I love traveling. I love seeing new places, meeting people, and experiencing different cultures. But there are certain destinations where I feel like I am really living. These islands are truly unique, and they provide visitors with beautiful scenery, friendly locals, and plenty of things to do. So whether you’re looking for something relaxing or adventurous, here are some great options for your next trip to paradise.
Aruba is one of my favorite spots in the world. I’ve been many times, and each time I go, it feels a little bit different. From the white sand beaches to the warm weather, everything about Aruba is just amazing. There are tons of activities to keep you busy while you’re there, including snorkeling, diving, hiking, horseback riding, and much more.
If you want to see exotic wildlife, head over to Bonaire. This place is home to lots of monkeys, and because of that, it’s illegal to feed them. If you look closely, you’ll actually be able to spot them hiding behind bushes and trees. They aren’t shy at all, and they love to play around and interact with tourists. You can even take a boat tour out into the ocean to find them.
Jamaica is another island that offers a lot of fun stuff to do. You can enjoy the beach, shop for local art and souvenirs, hike around Jamaican National Park, ride horses, relax at a spa, eat delicious jerk chicken, and explore Bob Marley’s birthplace. Plus, Jamaica is known for having the friendliest people and most welcoming atmosphere.
4. Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago is an island country made up of two main islands: Trinidad and Tobago. Each island has their own culture, cuisine, and charm. Both islands have beautiful beaches, but Tobago also has incredible waterfalls, rainforests, and coral reefs. In fact, Tobago is considered one of the safest places in the entire Caribbean.
5. Turks & Caicos
Turks & Caicos is a British Overseas Territory in the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two small islands; Great Turk Island and Little Caicos Island. These islands are perfect for those who love being surrounded by crystal clear water.
Barbados is a stunning island filled with beauty and history. There's plenty to do in Barbados, which includes swimming, snorkeling in the shallow seas, biking, hiking, shopping, and exploring the capital city, Bridgetown.
Anguilla is a British overseas territory on the North American continent. It’s known for its pristine beaches, luxury resorts, and fantastic restaurants. The island is a popular vacation destination, which means prices are high. But if you can afford it, Anguilla deserves a visit.
Montserrat is a tiny volcanic island about 30 minutes away from Antigua. Its tourism industry relies mostly on the volcano tours, fishing, and other outdoor adventures.