Caribbean Vacation Home Rentals
The West Indies or Caribbean islands sit in the far western portion of the Atlantic Ocean between North American and South America. The region is popular for honeymoons, retired vacationers, and those practicing eco-tourism. There are hundreds of Islands in the area to explore all rich with plentiful history. There are two major regions, the Greater and Lesser Antilles. Greater Antilles consist of Cuba, Haiti/Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. Lesser Antilles sits to the south east of this and is filled with smaller Islands grouped into Leeward, Windward, and ABC Islands groups. Surrounding areas that are not part of the Caribbean Plate formations but are politically associated with the area include the Bahamas, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Navassa Island, the Turks and Caicos Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, and Suriname (located on mainland South America), and the shorelines of Mexico, Central American, and South America that boarder the Caribbean Sea.
There is much to see and do in this area. Maybe start with shopping and sightseeing in the various major cities, like Havana and Santiago de Cuba, both of Cuba; Kingston, Jamaica; Nassau, Bahamas; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, Curacao. You might like to lounge on a beach or take in a wildlife preserve, go snorkeling, sailing, fishing, or a number of other things. Here are some prime spots you should consider: Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, Citadelle Henri Christophe and Palace Sans-Souci, Gran Parque Natural Topes de Collantes, Jardines del Rey; Maracas National Park, Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra del Rosario, La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site, and Viñales.
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