Caribbean Vacation and Destination Information
More than 30 Caribbean island gemstones, large and small with unique charms, enticements and colors await your vacation. The natural beauty of the Caribbean leaves the soul stirred and the senses yearning for more.
Enjoy a sunny and warm Caribbean vacation close to home. As the trade winds blow gently through each perfect Caribbean island, you will revel in the culture and traditions that draw on a rich history. The Caribbean is a wonderland overflowing with romance, adventure, discovery and awe blended with the modern rhythms and luxurious amenities of today.
There’s a reason these islands are famous.
There are songs, movies, meals and lifestyles that inspired the Caribbean islands. But do these pieces of paradise live up to the hype? You bet. And each destination has its own unique qualities to lust after. So how do you choose the right one for your trip? Well, we recommend visiting them all, eventually. But for now, these highlights should help you narrow it down.
All-inclusive Caribbean Vacations
Our All-inclusive Caribbean Destinations Include:
The perfect blend of beaches, restaurants, adventure and old-world charm.
Travel Tip: Rendezvous Bay offers one of the best beaches in Antigua.
This little desert island packs a lot of personality for you and your family. We dare you to run out of things to do.
Ask your travel agent about special honeymoon and kid-friendly packages. Learn more
In this lively area of the Caribbean, every day is a trip to the beach with plenty of attractions and nights on the town.
Barbados hosts both British and Caribbean traditions, ranging from afternoon tea and cricket to scuba and snorkeling on Dottins Reef and a round of golf on designer oceanside courses.
Travel Tip: Soak up the sun and history. Barbados features several UNESCO World Heritage sites that include British colonial architecture from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.
With 181 islands to explore and a wide variety of attractions and activities, your options are almost limitless.
Travel Tip: Bermuda is famous for pink-sand beaches like Elbow Beach and Horseshoe Bay. Learn more
If you love the ocean, the beach, good restaurants, and local attractions, then you’ll adore this island paradise.
Travel Tip: Stingray City is perfect for family-friendly fun. Learn more
Reggae music, steel drums, amazing restaurants, beautiful beaches, and local festivals. Who wouldn’t want to vacation in the birthplace of the “no worries” mentality?
Leave your wallet in your room. The luxury of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic is all-inclusive.
With so many things to do such as hiking, rock climbing, diving, relaxing on the beach, and enjoying local restaurants, you are sure to discover a unique perspective on culture, nature, and your vacation.
Travel Tip: The St. Kitts Music Festival brings together performers from all over the Caribbean.
Highlighted by the Piton Mountains and home to volcanic beaches, St. Lucia is paradise. Mother Nature made this twenty-seven-mile Caribbean island along the Atlantic ocean her masterpiece.
Travel Tip: Ask us about an exciting Jeep tour through the jungle.
This tropical hotspot is bursting with French and Dutch culture, attractions, amazing local restaurants, and pristine beaches along the ocean.
Travel Tip: The waters off this island are ideal for snorkeling.
Turks & Caicos is the ultimate upscale island escape – where delicious impeccable waters and palm-fringed beaches seem to go on forever. The delicate islands and secluded cays of this island masterpiece provide unquestionably spectacular scuba diving and snorkeling. Devotees come back year after year to swim alongside miraculous marine life in its natural state. But if your tastes run toward windsurfing, sailing, or deep-sea fishing, Turks & Caicos will not disappoint. The relaxing atmosphere of this tropical heaven is picture-perfect for golf or tennis, or a leisurely swim through the refreshing sea. And the world-class lodgings with impeccable dining are yet one more reason that visitors return time and time again.
In St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas, you will find all the shopping, beaching, snorkeling, dining, and relaxing your family is craving – with all the ease of domestic travel.
The all-inclusive resort concept has become one of the most popular vacation trends, and Vacation Express offers outstanding all-inclusive resorts at prices everyone will appreciate. You’ll find value and convenience knowing your all-inclusive vacation package price generally includes almost everything up front including all meals and snacks, all beverages including domestic alcoholic drinks [some resorts include premium brands], daytime activities and nighttime entertainment, and hotel taxes and gratuities. We feature all-inclusive resorts suitable for every taste and budget—from value-priced, casual hotels to elegant 5-star luxury resorts.
Top Things to Do on a Caribbean Vacation
Snorkel the Caribbean
Virtually every Caribbean island offers snorkeling opportunities, so whether you can access the reef from the beach or board a catamaran to get there, plunge into the warm water, and experience these incredible ecosystems for yourself.
Take a Sunset Sail
Every island has a west coast and every west coast has its own breathtaking sunset.
Get Active in the Ocean
Try stand-up paddle boarding or kayak the coastline; if you find yourself on a windier island, try kite surfing; if the surf’s up, take a surfing lesson.
Enjoy a Beach BBQ
After a day of basking on the beach, try the fresh catch of the day served up local style, with Creole, Latin, or Jerk flavors.
Colonial Forts and Pirate Coves
Many of the Caribbean islands are dotted with historic forts and pirate coves—explore the cobblestoned towns and historic architecture.
Important Things to Know:
Passport Requirement: Yes
Visa Requirement: No. Travel up to 90 days without visa.
This Destination is Best For Beach, Hiking, Snorkeling, and Scuba Experiences.
Is This a Family-Friendly Destination: Yes
Best Time To Travel to This Destination: Mid-April to June, but Year-round Destination.
Recommended Vaccinations: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Measles, Rabies, Chickenpox (Varicella), Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis, Flu (influenza), Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR), Polio and Shingles.