Experience Caribbean Adventure – Things to do on the Islands
Looking to escape the cold of winter?
The Caribbean is a great ‘warm weather’ travel destination, and there’s so much to do there… Sure, you can spend some time at the beach, however you can also experience hundreds of adventurous activities and things to do in the Caribbean. On land there are festivals, leisurely nature walks and golfing as well as exhilarating volcano hikes and mountain biking. On the sea there’s sailing and fishing as well as the opportunity to explore mind-blowing sights underwater – There’s something for everyone!
It’s good to be active – Outdoor activities are an important part of good health – mentally, physically and spiritually… and there’s nothing better than enjoying the great outdoors in a beautiful, warm, tropical setting.
Caribbean Adventures – The best islands to experience your favourite activities. Follow the links below to find the best islands for the outdoor recreation sports of your choice:
Hiking is one of the best ways to experience an island’s natural beauty. Picture yourself hiking through a green rain-forest, enjoying sensational views of the island and Caribbean Sea along the way… Discover easy, intermediate and challenging hikes. Follow this link for the best Caribbean islands for hiking – Find trail reviews, hiking guides, tour operators, along with information on backpacking & camping in the Caribbean.
Snorkel in the Caribbean and explore an exciting and unfamiliar world. Marvel at colourful fish, exotic coral and underwater art in calm warm waters. Follow this link for the best Caribbean islands for snorkeling, with information on beaches and reefs along with boat operators who can get you there.
Scuba Dive the best reefs, wrecks and walls in the Caribbean. Follow this link for the best islands in the Caribbean for diving, along with dive site information and boat operators who can take you there.
Playing Golf in the Caribbean is a great way to enjoy some friendly competition while soaking up warm sunny Caribbean vibes. Choose from 9-hole and 18-hole golf courses, ranging from easy to challenging – Including championship courses designed by the best. Play golf with spectacular mountain views and breathtaking views of the Caribbean sea. Follow this link to find the best islands in the Caribbean for golfing vacations.
Mountain Biking is another great way to experience an island’s natural beauty. Discover easy coastal cruising routes, rollercoaster cross-country courses as well as thrilling downhill biking trails in the Caribbean. Follow this link to find the best Caribbean islands for mountain biking, along with tour operators and places where you can rent some bikes.
Caving on the islands is an opportunity to journey underground for a unique perspective of the Caribbean. Visit caves, caverns and grottoes to see bats, stalagmites and stalactites, underground ponds and stream, along with ancient petroglyphs. Follow this link for the best Caribbean islands for cave tours and areas for you to explore on your own in the Caribbean.
Water Sports, like Kayaking, Surfing, Rafting, Windsurfing, Kite-surfing, SUP and Parasailing are available on the islands and are a great way to explore the island. Paddle a quiet mangrove or get a rush going down a fast river on on the waves while spending a day on the beach. Follow this link to find the best Caribbean islands for the water sports of your choice, along with tour operators who can make it happen.
Fishing on the Caribbean sea is an opportunity to experience deep-sea fishing, reef fishing as well as the unique challenge of bone-fishing – All while surrounded by turquoise blue waters, soaking up the warmth of the Caribbean sun. Follow this link to find the best islands in the Caribbean for fishing, along with boat / tour operator information.
Sailing in the Caribbean allows you to experience the islands from a truly unique perspective. See the island’s shoreline and silhouette from a distance, and enjoy clear warm waters at your back door to enjoy swimming, snorkeling and diving. You can charter a yacht on it’s own or with a crew to sail her, or simply enjoy a sunset sailboat tour. Follow this link to find the best Caribbean islands for sailing adventures.
Other activities and things to do in the Caribbean
Of course every island in the Caribbean has plenty of other stuff to do as well. This includes land based tours that show you great views of the island along with its main attractions. As the islands are surrounded by clear blue waters full of life there are also various ocean tours that offer you a unique view of the island. For the more adventurous thrill seekers, there’s also zip-lining, rafting, ATVing etc… Check out what each island has to offer in our Explore the Islands page.
Looking for a Festival?
There are Caribana festivals on a number of the Caribbean islands… There are also several islands who have Music Festivals and Food Festivals to enjoy. Find a complete listing of Caribbean festivals and Events for you to choose from and Party On!
I know… You’re also thinking about a tropical rum beverage
Rum and the Caribbean have gone hand-in-hand since the pirate days of centuries past. Want to know more about the rums of the Caribbean and where you can visit a distillery, do some taste testing, take a factory tour and purchase rum direct from the source? Check out our Caribbean Rum page for more info…
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