There’s definitely nothing secret about it. The Caribbean is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the entire world. With warm waters swelling just off the shore, and powder-soft white sands beneath your feet, there’s pretty much no beach in the Caribbean that you’ll encounter that’s not the tops.
However, that’s not to say that all Caribbean beaches are created equally. There are definitely some, as any world traveler would tell you, that rise above the rest.
It’s to those beaches we’ll be turning to in the pictures that follow. Below, we’re going to share our picks for the Caribbean’s most alluring beaches. To be sure, they have the beautiful sands and warm waters, but they each have something different to offer.
So, if you’re planning a trip to the Caribbean in the near future, you’ve got to check out this list. Doing so will allow you to ensure you’re seeing the best of what this already tremendous region of the world has to offer. And, who wouldn’t want to do that?
1. Woodlands Beach
Located a short ferry ride away from St. John’s, you’ll find a beach that’s unlike many others in the Caribbean.
2. Volcanic Sand
Volcanic activity on the island of Montserrat has created beaches that are comprised of volcanic black sand.
3. The Landscape
While you may be taking in the view out over the ocean, you’ll definitely be taking in the view going the other way, too!
4. Champagne Beach
To say that this beach in Roseau, Dominica, is intoxicating would be to put things mildly.
5. What’s In a Name
The beach gets its name for the volcanic vents on the ocean floor, which give the water the appearance of champagne.
6. Snorkel Away
Needless to say, a visit to this beach will give you the chance to enjoy one of the most unique snorkeling experiences in the world.
7. Cayman Island Blowholes
Sure, you can hang out on Seven Mile Beach… But, the smart Caribbean travelers know to go here.
8. Winds Blowing
When the winds pick up along this beach, the waves are pushed into caverns that create 20-foot-tall geysers along the beach.
9. Keep Your Distance
If you do go, be sure not to venture too close to the geysers… They’re absolutely powerful!
10. Bathsheba Beach
Located along the shores of the beautiful island of Barbados is where you’ll find this stunning beach.
11. The Soup Bowl
This beach is known for “The Soup Bowl”, which refers to the incredibly foamy surf that the waves produce.
12. Bathsheba Pools
Needless to say, those waves can get rough, which is why you’ll want to check out Bathsheba Pools if you’re looking for calmer waters.
13. Magens Bay Beach
This is arguably one of the most gorgeous beaches to be seen in all of the Caribbean.
14. The Romance
The natural beauty of this incredible beach makes it a frequent destination for vacationing paramours.
15. So, Where Is It?
If you didn’t already know, you’ll have to pay a visit to St. Thomas in order to get a firsthand experience with this beauty.
16. Punta Sur Beach
Part of an absolutely breathtaking ecological reserve, Punta Sur Beach is the best of what Cozumel has to offer.
17. Mayan Ruins
When you’ve decided you’ve had your fill at the beach, be sure to swing by the nearby and amazing Mayan ruins.
18. Scope the Birds
You definitely don’t have to be a birdwatcher in order to appreciate the incredibly deserves species of birds that call this beach home.
19. Paradise Beach
Only a short drive away from the downtown excitement of Nassau, this Bahamas beach is a real treat.
20. Lost Blue Hole
If you visit and are a diver, you’ll definitely want to check out what’s going on with the famous Lost Blue Hole.