Traveling to Caribbean Soon? Don’t Miss These Five Best Public Beaches!
Talking about Caribbean, a good relaxing time on the beach is what every wanderlust and avid traveler dream about. But for those who enjoy rushing hours in the city may have Jack Sparrow on their minds instantly. If you fall under the latter category, have you ever wondered why Jack seems always incredibly relax, positive thinking and tipsy? Why, wouldn’t you want to be like him, once a while? Caribbean is more than just pirates, it’s a real deal of culture, rainforests, desert, alpine, mangrove swamps, festivals and of course, beautiful beaches. In fact, Caribbean beach is in the bucket list of people around the world! You can visit anytime and find perfect weather all year around (just occasional bad luck when hurricane or storm hits), relaxing on pale shimmery sand with rum cocktails and clear, turquoise sea in front of you.
The islands of the Caribbean Sea strung between North and South America, withcountries like Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Cayman Islands being part of it. These are the largest countries in Caribbean and most visited by travelers who yearn for cheap Caribbean vacations. There are still some small islands that you may be familiar with like Aruba, Saint Martin, U.S Virgin Islands and Barbados, the birth place of famous singer Rihanna. By now you probably understand why Caribbean beach vacation ain’t the same with other beach vacations – it’s completely exotic and affordable!
So, if you’ve decided to make Caribbean as your next destination, here are five best public beaches in Caribbean:
Sosua Beach, Dominican Republic
Make sure to visit Sosua Beach when you’re in Sosua, Dominican Republic. This public beach is dubbed as one of the most beautiful beaches in Caribbean by travelers. With just 15 minutes drive from Puerto Plata Airport you can enjoy a huge crystal-clear water and golden sand beach. There are chairs, tables, and waiters waiting to serve you drinks and food while you’re sunbathing or chillin’. Don’t forget to stop by Bay City Beach Club #110, where your first drink is always free. Don’t feel like relaxing? Take a diving class and swim with bottle-nose dolphins, coral, tropical reefs in warm and clear water! Don’t worry if you have never dived before, there are many diving schools in Sosua Beach. You can also find places to hire equipment with reasonable price. Other options are the glass bottom boats, which allow you to enjoy amazing views of the Caribbean reef and fish from the surface. Get some souvenirs for your friends and family from shops strolling the long path of the beach and try local foods (especially seafood) from the restaurants nearby. Nights in Sosua Beach are always superb for drinking, dining,k and dancing. Come with your family or by yourself, you’ll never feel alone with the guidance from friendly locals.
The Baths, British Virgin Islands
If you’re looking for a truly unique Caribbean beach to make your Instagram followers and Facebook friends jealous, The Baths it is. Located in British Virgin Islands, the white sandy beaches are adorned with towering granite boulders believed as the result of volcanoes. These gigantic, beautiful rocks offer somewhat privacy and peace, you’ll feel like taking your time. What’s more to it, The Baths is less crowded than other Caribbean beaches so you could snorkel and take perfect photos without someone photo-bombing you. Don’t forget to visit the mystical caves and grottos!
There’s a reason why most of the beach resorts in Cuba are nestled in Varadero – it’s one of the best beaches in Caribbean! This Cuba’s longest beach offers postcard view of downy sand, palm trees and sparkling water that no one can resist. The cool, blue water is super clear, you’d want to sit back, relax with a bottle of rum and have a quality ‘me time’. The water is safe for swimming and snorkeling, it doesn’t go above shoulder level and no naughty little fishes biting your toes. Varadero is the classic Caribbean beach image where you can stay all day long.
Eagle Beach, Aruba
Take off your flip-flops and feel the soft, warm, white sand on your feet as you walk along the beautiful Eagle Beach. Easy to get to, the beach offers ample parking spot, you can even park your car nearby. It’s almost always sunny in Aruba, be it relaxing under palapas to catch some shade or having fun with various motorized water sports.If you’re lucky, you could see the eggs of Leatherback, Loggerhead, Green and Hawksbill turtle hatchingat night on the beach. Prepare your camera to record this amazing moment as the hatchlings struggling down the beach and find their way to the ocean! Before you leave, remember to pose for a photo with fofoti or dividivi tree, the most iconic tree in Caribbean!
Maho Beach, St. John
While Eagle Beach has fofoti tree – an odd-shaped tree with twisted giant stem that seems appear out of nowhere, Maho Beach has its crooked twin coconut trees. Just type “Maho Beach” in Google and you’ll be presented with these photogenic trees, plus some other slanted coconut trees to create postcard images. Besides one of the unique view for honeymooners and couple, Maho Beach is the one of the best Caribbean beaches to spot sea turtles and sting rays while still having plenty of privacy. The beach is never crowded and the water is always calm, perfect for snorkeling and family vacation