With more than twenty-five million visitors to the Caribbean each year and the numbers growing at a steady rate, it would not be incorrect to say that this is one of the fastest growing tourism-dependent regions in the whole world. The first wealthy visitors arrived here way back in the eighteenth century. Gradually, more resort hotels and came up that only supported the increasing tourist trade.
Great weather, accessibility to beaches and comfortable accommodations were another plus factors that increased the numbers of people heading for the Caribbean. If you are looking for a warm and sunny escape, then nothing be better than those bright and glamorous Caribbean beaches. Just immerse in the vibrant local Caribbean culture, enjoy the delicious food and explore the bouquet of experiences that be enjoyed only at the Caribbean!
Attractions for the tourists .
Tourism in the Caribbean is associated with great beaches and the perfect tropical climate. There are gardens, parks, wildlife reserves and limestone caves to explore. One can bicycle, hike and horseback ride the region. Hundreds and thousands come here to enjoy popular water sports such as sailing, game fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving. Helicopter or airplane tours are popular because of the great number of islands and each with a unique experience. Cultural attractions include carnival and reggae plus steel bands. Take historic tours of plantation houses, rum distilleries, and sugar mills. Hispaniola, Jamaica, Cuba and Puerto Rico are the most popular Caribbean islands that boast of a huge potential for mountaineering activity.
The Caribbean offers a warm-weather escape among those island destinations. There are picture-perfect beaches and active excursions that make for relaxation, and active excursions. Enjoy the outdoor activities and postcard-worthy landscapes here.
- Nevis is made of intoxicating natural vistas. Those looking for low-key adventure should head for Nevis where they can explore exciting shores and landscapes of the island.
- St. Lucia’s Marigot Bay is looked upon as the most beautiful bay and is a great haven for the adventurous traveler. Enjoy a number of outdoor activities such as snorkeling, hiking and sailing amidst the spectacular backdrop.
- The Sierra Maestra mountain range rises abruptly from the southeast side of Cuba and boasts of wild beauty. Explore the stunning cloud forests of Parque Nacional Turquino or climb to the peak of Pico Turquino which sits at the highest point. Take a cycling tour of the region.
- The vibrant island of Bonaire is just perfect for those looking for underwater adventures. With a wealth of offshore dive sites and one f the finest marine park, Kralendijk offers great and clear diving conditions.
- Gaze at the region’s aquamarine coastline from the sky and the sight of Hadicurari Beach is indeed a feast for the eyes. Skydiving over Aruba is one of the best ways to appreciate the tropical beauty of the region.
More excitement in the Caribbean nightlife.
If you have had enough of those sunny Caribbean beaches, how about adding some more excitement to your nightlife? Enjoy rum, rumba, and roulette and the sensuous dances of the dancers in the glittery cabaret. Enjoy your excellent drinks and top-notch Latin music. Explore the sparkling sea with beaches and plenty of island charm during the day. And once the sun sets over, head for the infinite offering of the Caribbean in its casinos, bars, and clubs that come with a Caribbean twist. Sint Maarten is well famous for its exciting nightlife, copious casinos, and guava berry liquors. Numerous clubs, street parties, and lively cultural festivals make for an all-night action. Popular hotspots in Aruba include Mojito's Cantina and Soprano's Piano Bar. Jost Van Dyke, Curaçao, Jamaica, and St. Kitts are some of the most happening places to go bar-hopping and enjoy the nightlife.
Caribbean cuisine .
Caribbean food and cuisine is another attraction. With an influence of so many countries and regions, one finds a fusion of different cooking styles here. One finds an influence of African, European, Chinese, French, Asian, Dutch, Irish and Indonesian cuisine here. The basic and popular ingredients used here are plantains, beans, rice, chickpeas, tomatoes, and coconut. The marinade made of green herb and oil is a quintessential Caribbean flavor. Common herbs and ingredients used are peppers, celery, green onions, garlic, onions, peppers, tarragon, rosemary, and rosemary. Traditional dishes are very important to the regional culture. The Caribbean goat stew and pelau are the signature dishes of Caribbean. Another popular dish in Jamaica is Ackee and saltfish. Callaloo is made from vegetables, spinach, okra and is widely popular in the Caribbean. Black Cake, a kind of English Christmas pudding is served on special occasions.
After Europe, the next best popular getaway for the rich and famous is the Caribbean. According to a recent report, those idyllic islands with amazing locations are the most sought- sought-after among the wealthiest. The rich want a perfectly designed holiday that caters to their every whim and fancy. Some of the popular spots that offer them the best experience and attract celebrity clientele include Bahamas, Anguilla, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Maarten and Cayman Islands.
Another reason that makes the Caribbean most sought after are the destination weddings. Earlier, it was only the celebrities who would dare to plan a destination wedding. However, those are things of the past and today, almost every other bride and groom want to make their day special. And, Caribbean beaches remain the most popular location for a destination wedding for the couples planning to marry. Those endless cultural attractions, white sandy beaches, and great cuisine are what make the Caribbean a popular destination for travelers.