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Essential Travel Experiences To Have In The Caribbean

The Caribbean is composed of a variety of islands. Each is beautiful and fascinating in its own way. This list of experiences includes some of the most essential experiences to have in the Caribbean.

You’ll find plenty of sand and sun and much more to do too.

Essential Experiences to Have in the Caribbean

1. Visit Atlantis Resort

See Atlantis Paradise Island off the coast of Nassau, Bahamas. This hotel has it all – perfect for families and couples alike. Swimming with dolphins is one of the best experiences to do at Dolphin Cay, and have some fun at the Aquaventure water park by doing down water slides and relaxing in one of its eleven pools. Snorkel with some of the most beautiful Caribbean fish and pet a stingray before dining at one of Atlantis’ restaurants. Lastly, have some fun at the casinos before checking out a movie at the Atlantis Movie Theatre.

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2. Experience Nassau

Nassau is a popular stop for American cruises, and there is so much to do in the Bahamas’ capital city. Visit the Ardastra Gardens to see bright flora and lively fauna like the flamingo. Scuba dive to swim with local sharks at the Shark Wall before feeding them. Learn about the real pirates of the Caribbean at the Pirates of Nassau Museum that is fun for parents and kids. Grab a daiquiri at Daiquiri Shack and grab a fish fry on West Bay Street.

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3. Enjoy Cayman Cookout at the Ritz-Carlton Resort

Food lovers, this one’s for you. Cayman Cookout at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman is a culinary treat where world-renowned chefs come to talk and you can dine for four days. The wine fair is a great way to explore new drinks while the barefoot barbeque is a great way to meet fellow culinary lovers. Enjoy an exciting long weekend in the Caribbean at Cayman Cookout. 

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4. Experience the Dunns River Falls and Park in Jamaica

If seeing a glorious natural formation is at the top of your bucket list, look no further than the Dunns River Falls and Park in Jamaica. From rivers to springs to waterfalls, there is so much beauty to explore. 

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Molly Harris

Molly Harris is a freelance travel journalist dividing her time between the United States and the Western Balkans.

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