Anse des Pères (Friars Bay Beach) –– the very scenic Friars Bay Beach is a sheltered, family friendly beach in the northwest of the island. The beach is famous for its two well-known beach restaurants, Friars Bay Beach Café and Kali’s Beach Bar. By day, visitors relax by the calm waters of the Caribbean sea, […]
Anse Cochon (off West Coast Road – 5 km south of Anse la Raye) – this dark-sand beach (a 30 minute drive south of Castries), is located in front of Ti Kaye Village. It can be reached the short way (by boat), or the long way (through Ti Kaye’s mile-long road). These waters are part […]
Buck Island Reef National Park (off of St. Croix) – this is another eco-tourist destination. This one happens to be on an uninhabited island that has its own underwater national park (the only one in the world). Divers can discover vivid elkhorn coral reefs, 250 species of tropical fish, marine plants and rock grottoes. This […]
Coki Beach (East End, St. Thomas 00802) – located right next to Coral World Marine Park, this is one of St. Thomas’ popular beaches and is considered a “must see” spot on the island. Along with swimming and sunbathing, diving is another major pursuit at Coki Beach (especially given the beautiful tropical fish that divers […]
Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino (999 Avenida Ashford, Condado) — Popular with locals, the casino at the Condado Plaza is probably worth a visit only if you’re staying in the hotel or if you’re looking for one open 24 hours a day. It’s just not as interesting as other options in the […]
The Casino at The Ritz-Carlton (6991 Avenida de los Gobernadores, Isla Verde) — With its golden columns, turquoise and bronze walls, and muted lighting, the Ritz casino, the largest in San Juan, stays refined by day or night. There’s lots of activity, yet everything is hushed.
Boston Bay Beach (18 km. east of Port Antonio) – this is one of the most beautiful beaches in Jamaica. It’s also popular with surfers. This beach got its name, because American agribusiness traders began shipping locally-grown bananas to Boston (USA) from 1870 onward (including a time when a company subsequently set up to continue […]
Blue Lagoon (Fairy Hill, 13 km. east of Port Antonio) –– Enjoy rum punch on the shaded veranda or watch the colors of the lagoon change with the movement of the sun. The Blue Lagoon is over 178 ft deep and is Port Antonio’s most famous attraction. Hours: Daily 9 am to 10 pm. Local […]
Anse du Souffleur Beach (Port Louis, Grand-Terre) – this is one of Guadeloupe’s most beautiful beaches, nestled in the authentic little village of Port-Louis. Anse du Souffleur Beach offers golden sand and azure waters, as well as a vast picnic area complete with public barbecues that is typically less crowded during the week.
Bas-du-Fort (Pointe-a-Pitre, Grande-Terre) – this district’s two shopping areas are the Cora Shopping Center and the marina – over 20 shop and some restaurants are located there. Some of them are right on the water.