When planning a Caribbean vacation, many people may be surprised to find that this collection of 13 sovereign states and 17 dependent territories has great ecological and cultural diversity from island to island. Some islands are known for their long stretches of sandy beaches and calm, crystal-clear waters, while others exhibit mountainous terrain and windswept shores. However, an experienced travel agent can ensure that you have the exact Caribbean experience you desire. Below is a sampling of how diverse the Caribbean islands can be.
St. Martin – St. Maarten
This dual-named island is unique for many reasons, including the fact that two different countries rule it. Luckily, visitors to St. Martin and St. Maarten can freely roam both sides of the island with no trouble at all. While traveling, guests can explore the island’s many beaches, mountainous trails, and exciting casinos.
St. Kitts & Nevis
For individuals exploring honeymoon trips to the Caribbean islands, St. Kitts & Nevis is guaranteed to provide the romance and seclusion you want. This twin island nation boasts both fine dining and quiet isolation for honeymooning couples that want to lose themselves in paradise.
U.S. Virgin Islands
Though a United States territory, the U.S. Virgin Islands are unlike anything you’re bound to find in the continental 48 states. St. Thomas offers fine dining and shopping opulence, while St. John has pristine beaches and tropical terrain. Even the least visited of the islands, St. Croix, offers a unique Caribbean experience, as it houses acres of sugarcane fields and rum distilleries.
If you want a scuba-diving getaway, ask your travel agent about Aruba. This southern island is among the most acclaimed diving spots in all of the Caribbean. After you’ve retired your goggles and fins for the day, you can relax on one of the island’s amazing white sand beaches.
Are you ready for a Caribbean getaway? Brentwood Travel can help you choose the island vacation that’s just right for you. Our travel agency offers St. Louis residents the most comprehensive selection of Caribbean vacation options available. For more information, call us today at (314) 439-5700.
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