An expedition to explore the unknown Caribbean
With soaring mountain ranges, gleaming coral reals, sandy beaches, and many more attractions, The Caribbean is a mysterious beauty. The Caribbean is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea and is part of the Americas. This region is located east of Central America and southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland.
Although there are around 1000 islands in the Caribbean, most of them remain abandoned. There are about 13 continental countries with Caribbean islands/coastlines, 13 independent states, 6 are part of the Netherlands (Antilles), 4 islands belong to France, and 5 to the United Kingdom. Through this Caribbean Travel Guide, we will look into popular islands to visit, the best time to travel, things to know before backpacking to the Caribbean islands, and the things to do on the islands in the Caribbean Sea, including the Greater and the Lesser Antilles plus the nearby Lucayan Archipelago (The Bahamas and Caicos Islands).
The Caribbean is a captivating destination with lush green forests, exquisite culture, musical streets, and alleys. You can always take a break on the cruise ships that sail to different Caribbean Islands. With countless resorts and adventure sports, you would never get enough of this paradise of islands.
The Bahamas, Dominica, Cuba, and Puerto Rico are some of the places you can add to your bucket list while planning your travel to the Caribbean Islands. Belize, Nicaragua, Cozumel, the Yucatan Peninsula, the Caribbean region of Colombia, The Guianas, and the Margarita Islands are also often included in the Caribbean.
The Caribbean Islands offer a plethora of carnivals and festivals with intense costumes. Apart from the cultural aspect, the Archipelagoes of the Caribbean have 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and about 50+ National Parks. You can explore a variety of wildlife and scenic beauty as well in the Caribbean Islands.