The Caribbean is arguably one of the most beautiful and touristic destinations in the world. Located in the southeast part of North America it is a beautiful region made up of 25 countries and about 300 islands.
At AXA, we set out to look for the most popular destinations in the Caribbean among world travelers and have compiled a list of the TOP 5 Caribbean destinations so you can start planning your next trip to the beach.
The Mayan Riviera, Mexico
Mexican paradise, full of white beaches and turquoise water, this destination has a coastline of more than 140 km of essential beauty. The Riviera is not just beaches; you can also visit incredible archeological ruins, beautiful cenotes, and the second largest reef in the world and the largest natural aquarium in the world. While you are there take advantage of whale watching, kitesurfing, golf, snorkeling, fishing, its extensive gastronomy and its unique nightlife. The Riviera Maya will always be a good option!
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Punta Cana has an area of approximately 420,000 km2 of pure beauty. This site is not only popular for its incredible beaches, but also for the kindness and courtesy of its citizens. At this Caribbean destination, you can enjoy the beaches, take tours to its water parks, visit a rum farm, or even go on a tour via horseback. While you are here, do not miss your opportunity to visit the island of Saona, where the famous 80´s film The Blue Lagoon was shot.
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
This island is not a massive tourist destination, and it is not for lack of beauty. Providenciales is perfect for a romantic getaway. We suggest you take a diving tour and admire its incredible marine life, visit the Casablanca casino, and eat a delicious meal in Coco Bistro. While visiting, do not forget to stop by Grace Bay, it is considered one of its most beautiful beaches in the world.
This Cuban city has the most popular beach area and it has a wide variety of hotels that will be able to offer you all the comfort to enjoy your trip to the maximum. Visit the Cave of Saturn, the House of Rum or the Dolphinarium and indulge in a couple mojitos, where they were invented, while in this colonial city trapped in time.
"One happy island" is the slogan that describes Aruba, because who is not going to be happy after a week of relaxation on its beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters, surrounded by friendly people and delicious food. Aruba is the perfect destination for wind and kite surfing and has some of the best nightlife in the Caribbean. It is also a great destination for family vacations as it has some great resorts ideal for traveling with children.
There is an array of other paradisiacal destinations you can visit such as, Bermuda and its turquoise waters, Virgin Gorda and its natural pools, and Jamaica with its white sand and warm water. No matter what your destination always be prepared, always take with you the tranquility that only AXA can offer.
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