Explore the Caribbean Islands by Yacht
The Caribbean islands are beautiful, exotic and mysterious, but what exactly is the Caribbean? The Caribbean is a region to the south east of America. It is home to some of the most beautiful countries in the world including The Bahamas, Jamaica and Cuba! The Caribbean consists of over 7,000 islands. It has all the ingredients for an unforgettable Caribbean islands yacht charter.
Visit Pig Beach – Caribbean Yacht Charter
Pig Beach in the Bahamas is an all-time favourite to tourists from all parts of the world. You explore the Exuma Cays from your own private yacht and visit all the islands the Bahamas has to offer. On your day trip you may snorkel around the Cays, feed Bahamian rock iguanas, go for lunch on Staniel Cay and visit pig beach!
Old Havana – Cuba
For more of a city get away, you must visit Old Havana in Cuba, it will not disappoint you. Old Havana has so many beautiful old architectural buildings and attractions to see and visit such as the Catedral de san Cristóbal, which is a striking example of Cuban Baroque architecture and something you wouldn’t want to miss.
Flamingo Beach – Aruba
When staying at the Renaissance hotel near the yacht docking port you can travel to Flamingo beach, which is privately owned by the hotel and resort. Here you can take a boat out to flamingo beach and swim and feed all the flamingos.
The sheer number of islands in the region bestows upon the Caribbean a labyrinthine beauty. What’s more, the breath-taking coastlines, fabulous scenery and crystal blue water are even more enjoyable to witness from the comfort of a luxurious private yacht.
Each unique Caribbean island’s culture has been shaped by their history. Their cultural identity has been influenced by the colonialists in Europe, slavery in Africa and the native Indian tribes.
A lot of the architectural culture is widely influenced by the landscape of each island. For example, Caribbean island Aruba’s buildings are of a sandy and white colour to match its desert-filled landscape. The gorgeous tropical setting of the islands influences the music that originates in these cultures; Sweet, melodic flows that carry connotations of sunlight and warmth. An example of music is that of Bob Marley, his music style and vibe suits the tropical atmosphere of Jamaica where he was born and raised.
The famous triplet islands towards the west of the Caribbean are the ABC islands. Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. Each island is a part of the Netherlands however are not part of the European union. Aruba is the most known of the three. It has more of an American influence and is very much into the high-rise hotels and resorts. Aruba is home to many long sandy white beaches such as Eagle beach. Hotels and resorts line these beaches here.
White Beaches & Colourful Cities
Curacao attracts tourists to its beaches and coves, its capital Willemstad is populated with colorful and beautiful buildings. The smallest of the three islands, Bonaire, is most famous for its magnificent reefs and rich marine life. These islands are the perfect destinations for your yachting trip as they are all so close together it wouldn’t be hard to explore each and every one of them.
People love Curacao for its dazzling water and eye-catching coastal views but it is also famous for its restaurants. The Caribbean is notorious for their sea life, this makes for very tasty seafood dishes. Famous for its quirky décor, Fireman’s Lobster Fire Pit is a favorite amongst many tourists who choose to travel to Jamaica. Another classy favorite would have to be Café Luna in Barbados. Café Luna is an award-winning restaurant that sits at the rooftop of the Little Arches Hotel, this allows you to dine whilst gazing upon the panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea.
With a climate like the Caribbean where it is Summer all year round, Temperatures around the Caribbean islands vary from 24 to 29 degrees and may even reach up to high 30’s. This makes the Caribbean the perfect destination for a yacht charter. Chartering your yacht here will allow you to easily transport from island to island exploring all there is to offer whilst still taking in the all year Summer sun.
See More On Chartering in the Caribbean:
St Lucia – 10 Day Charter Itinerary
Grenada and Grenadines – One Week Yachting Itinerary