However, lying beyond the luscious sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters and affluent resorts, is a fascinating and culturally-rich Caribbean’s hemisphere, consisting of a variety of large and small islands, where every island offers one or another surprise according to your mood, taste and budget.
Sure, visiting the BVI sounds like a paradise due to the luscious sandy beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters – a perfect safe haven. But Caribbean is more than that, and who would not like to take advantage of this dynamic nature of the region? Here are the top 10 things to do on a Caribbean holiday, nevertheless the beauty of the Caribbean lies in the fact that you can easily create your own adventures, itineraries and more.
#1 Sit Back & Relax on a Luscious Beach:
The Caribbean is a beautiful holiday destination to lie on luscious white-sand beaches along the magnificent shores and crystal-clear waters of the BVI all day long. A Caribbean holiday is all about relaxing in the tropical weather of the island, playing in the spectacular sands, swimming in the majestic seas, enjoying chilled beers, champagnes or cocktails, and sailing your day-to-day worries away, and just chilling under the sun!
#2 Experience Diving & Snorkeling:
Feeling energetic? The sparkling waters of the Caribbean are best known for diving and snorkeling, particularly due the vast variety of aquatic life and clear waters. Whether you are experienced or not, the local diving schools will surely take you out. Same goes for snorkeling, and all you need to do is to float on the water surface and get amused by the unbelievable corals located below. Sounds amazing, right?
#3 Swim with Dolphins & Stingrays:
The Caribbean enables you to get up close and personally relate to the gigantic sea creatures such as the turtles, dolphins, stingrays and more. There even lies a whole lot of interesting chemistry between the humans and the dolphins, and who has not heard the stories of man-friendly dolphins saving thousands of lives from the predatory sharks every year? On the other hand, you may have heard that stingrays are dangerous due to their slimy sandpaper-like body; however, they are perfectly harmless.
#4 Go for Kitesurf or Windsurf:
Ever heard of kitesurf? Well, the Caribbean is a perfect place for such a striking sport, and the fundamentals of the whole activity can easily be learned in a day. And if that is not your thing, you can always turn towards windsurfing, which is more like a lifestyle, or a state of soul for pro surfers. There are a variety of world-class kitesurfing and windsurfing schools across the Caribbean that will enable you to master the games.
#5 Take a Powerboat Ride:
Take a tour across the beautiful and awe-inspiring Caribbean islands via a high-speed powerboat that is sure to give you an adrenaline rush. These powerboats operate over a speed of 40 mph and enable you to feel the wind scourging your hair as you rush past the misty blue waters of the Caribbean. You can either choose to take a pre-set or a standard powerboat tour or you can book a speedboat of your choice and hire a crew for the whole day.
#6 Walk the Oldest American Cities:
The Dominican Republic is popular throughout the globe owing to its breathtaking sandy beaches in Puerto Plata and Punta Cana. Located in Western Hemisphere is Santo Domingo, another colonial settlement that dates back to Columbus. Take a walk across these oldest cities and witness the oldest and most fascinating cathedrals and universities around the globe. You will be fascinated by the look of how Santo Domingo opened an effective gateway to the New World’s European colony.
#7 Hike Through the Jungle:
The Caribbean islands are surrounded by luscious rainforests, and a hike though them will enable you to explore the hidden waterfalls, old plantations, dormant volcanoes and secluded beaches. You can hire a guide that will let you know about the various medicinal plants and their uses, and other uses of the diverse plant species in the daily life of the local Caribbean inhabitants.
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