The Caribbean is the hub for beach lovers! With over 7,000 islands, reefs and cays, it’s certainly hard to pick a scenic beach spot. To ease your dilemma somehow, we present our gallery of top Caribbean beaches that await you.
Seen by many as the most gorgeous beach of the US Virgin Islands, Trunk Bay on the island of St. John in the US Virgin Islands, has loads of pristine, velvety, white sands. It also boasts clear blue waters that attract tourists who wish to get away from the winter chill. The beach also hosts well-maintained and operated amenities and facilities that include beach chairs, showers, lodging, and snorkeling gear that you can rent.
Turks and Caicos, the low-lying coral isles, are a British overseas territory located in the Caribbean region. Enjoy the long strips of powdery white sands and the clear blue waters. There is a neat row of umbrellas and beach chairs where you can just relax and read a book or do some swimming and snorkeling to discover the underwater treasures.
The US Virgin Islands boast breathtakingly beautiful beaches, pretty white sands, and sparkling azure seas. And the best of all, most of the beaches there are open and free to the public. Among the best-known beaches, there is Trunk Bay in (which was mentioned earlier), Magens Bay Beach, Lindquist Beach, Caneel Bay, Sandy Point, and many more.
Another place for island hopping is the Virgin Gorda. This laid-back island makes the perfect excuse for you to kill time around the tropical blue-water-white-sands beauty and splendor. The Baths are the most famous of all the beaches, but there are lesser-known beaches such as Savannah Bay, Pond Bay, Spring Bay, Mahoe Bay, and others that are just as pretty.
Anguilla is a small island stretching only 16 miles, but it’s home to more than a dozen beaches. Discover its legendary silver sands. There are beach resorts and hotels, but there are also areas that have not been developed yet.
The British Virgin Islands will leave every beach bum confused and undecided because of the number of beautiful white-coral sand beaches there. Among the famous beaches are The Baths, Smuggler’s Cove, Cane Garden Bay and many more. Each beach gives visitors opportunities to swim, snorkel, hike, eat out, and party.
This isolated beach in the southeastern part of Barbados will take your breath away with its pristine white sands, blue waters (that are also great for surfing) and awesome scenery. Its tranquil atmosphere will make you wish you never had to leave.
Another lovely beach, Eagle Bay in Aruba has been gaining fame for its soft, pristine white sands, turquoise waters, lush vegetation (especially the fofoti trees), intact wildlife, and extreme water sports. A lot of resorts there offer facilities like huts, shaded picnic areas, restaurants, and parking spaces.
Located on the southeastern coast of Barbados, Harrismith Beach is a secluded tropical paradise! It may not have long stretches of sand like the other beaches, but Harrismith Beach has shallow waters which are perfect for a leisurely dip.
Horseshoe Bay is famous for its pink sands due to crushed shells and coral. That alone may be the reason to go to Horseshoe Bay, but the turquoise waters are inviting, too. This has been a favorite destination, especially for families.
As said before, the US Virgin Islands boast breathtakingly beautiful beaches, pretty white sands, and sparkling azure seas. One of its most popular beaches is the heart-shaped Magens Bay beach on the island of St. Thomas. Enjoy about a mile of powdery white sands and blue, warm waters. As it’s not free (it has an entrance fee), that keeps Magens Bay beach from being too crowded.
Apart from its white sands and blue waters, another thing famous about Orient Bay in St. Maarten is the nude beach-goers — yes, it’s a nudist beach. The most you may see the beach-goers wear is a hat or a pair of sunglasses. The Club Orient, located at the southern tip of the beach, is also popular.
An idyllic tropical paradise, Palominos Island has amazing pure white sands and warm azure waters. It offers plenty of activities both at the seaside and in the water, including horseback riding and watersports such as scuba-diving and snorkeling.
The capital of Sint Maarten, Philipsburg has a lot of stunning beaches, including the popular Great Bay. It has the longest stretch of sand on the island and is quite popular with the crowds. Not surprisingly, Great Bay has a lot of commercial activity that caters to the beach-goers.
This beautiful beach is named after the nearby Curacao Sea Aquarium. Beautiful white sand, azure salt waters, cliffs, palm trees as well as facilities, the Seaquarium Beach is open to the public but requires an entrance fee. It is perfect for every occasion — a romantic getaway, family fun, or just the simple pleasure of enjoying its natural wonders and man-made comforts. Fun fact, did you know the only country President George Washington ever visited was Barbados.