Ready to add the Bahamas islands of Eleuthera and Harbour Island to your itinerary? Here are some blockbuster must-visit sights that combine cool on-the-water activities with a vintage city vibe to get you inspired.
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From ever-fashionable Paris to the glamour and romance of the French Riviera, France is known around the globe for its style. French luxury goods enjoy a similar reputation, beloved for their quality but sometimes bemoaned for their price. Fear not: there is a way to buy all things French without breaking the bank. Enter the friendly Caribbean destination of St. Martin, an overseas collectivity of France that combines its Caribbean identity with authentic French influence.
Anguilla, the quiet gem of the Caribbean, is equally renowned for its endless stretches of pristine white beaches and luxury accommodations as it is for its relaxed pace of life and tranquil environs. If the past year has put you in need of some serious rehabilitation, a wellness retreat to Anguilla is exactly what you need. Skeptical? This 3-step sample itinerary illustrates exactly how the comforts of Anguilla can make those post-lockdown “blahs” just melt away.
Yearning to play out your National Geographic fantasies and explore the mysteries of the deep? In The Bahamas, you won’t need a submarine: its warm cerulean waters are home to hundreds of captivating “Blue Holes.” Though endowed with an almost mystical appearance, these circular areas of dark blue water are actually the entrance to aquatic sinkholes and underwater caves.
The Caribbean’s twin islands of Antigua and Barbuda hold a wealth of incredible experiences that have endeared these diminutive destinations to travellers for decades. Whether you opt for the beaches and luxury of Antigua or the wild, unspoiled beauty of Barbuda, you’ll find a suite of activities and excursions tailor-made to excite individuals and groups of all stripes. From aquatic adventures to equine introductions, we’ve compiled a greatest hits list of the can’t-miss activities you’ll want to include on your next Caribbean itinerary.
A lesser known, but no less interesting fact about the Caribbean island of Nevis is that it is the birthplace and home of one of the founding fathers of the United States, Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton was born in the capital, Charleston, in 1757, with his birthplace serving as one of the island’s two museums as well as the meeting room for the Nevis House of Assembly.
Netflix has debuted a new unscripted docuseries, “The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals.” The show’s three hosts: Million Dollar Listing New York’s Luis D. Ortiz and content creators Megan Batoon and Jo Franco experience three destination vacation rentals per episode, including -friendly, exceptionally unique, and over-the-top luxurious.
Shopping in Antigua and Barbuda is a can’t-miss experience of its own: the heavenly twin-island destination is as much renowned for their quantity of beautiful white-sand beaches as for their artisan goods. Besides the large variety of shops selling clothing, jewellry, and traditional goods, you will also see local vendors selling unique handmade items. Whether an avid shopper or just looking to bring something back for friends and family, Antigua and Barbuda’s diverse offerings of supreme souvenirs will not disappoint.