The Caribbean's shoulder season falls in late spring and fall when the climate conditions are milder in the north. The best time to visit the Caribbean is in the summer due to the warm temperatures and mild sea water. However, due to the tropical climate, visitors can visit the Caribbean anytime in a year. Winter is also an excellent time to visit as the temperature during this period remains soothing.
The British Virgin Islands are among the most exclusive and least developed islands of the Caribbean, hence making them excellent to enjoy serenity and raw natural beauty. The resorts, villas, and other tourist attractions of BVI are famous to highlight spare luxury over extensive expansion. With lots of sailing opportunities, these islands attract travelers with a love for sailing and seclusion.
Saint Lucia is an Eastern Caribbean island nation boasting a pair of spectacularly tapered mountains, the Pitons, on its west coast. The coast of this island is home to volcanic beaches, luxury resorts, reef-diving sites, and fishing villages. Trails in the interior rainforest of ST. Lucia take explorers to beautiful waterfalls. The capital of the island, Castries, is a famous cruise port.
The U.S. Virgin Islands is well known in the tourists’ sphere for
white-sand beaches, beautiful reefs, and verdant hills. Large part of St. John’s Island comprises Virgin Islands National Park. St. Croix Island and its interesting historic towns, Christiansted and Frederiksted, are located to the south and are excellent to visit for history buffs.
Popular Festivals and Events
Trinidad Carnival is an annual event held on Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday in Trinidad and Tobago. It is the most significant event on island's cultural and tourism calendar and is well known for participants' colored costumes and exuberant celebrations. The event includes a number of cultural events and the signature carnival parade.
The largest concert festival in Jamaica, Reggae Sumfest takes place every year in Montego Bay. This festival often lures young crowds and showcases various Jamaican raggae artists such as the Mighty Diamonds, Stephen Marley, and Andy Vernom, Toots & the Maytals, and more. It starts on Sunday with Sumfest Beach Party held at the Aquasol Theme Park.
The Junkanoo Festival, held in the Bahamas, is an annual celebration inspired by African culture. The celebrations include various dances, dress in consumes, and ring cowbells in the streets. The celebrations start midnight of the designated festival date, which is a unique feature of the Junkanoo Festival.