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Best beaches in the Caribbean

August 28, 2019 2 Comments

As summer comes to a close, your relaxed mindset doesn’t have to end. We’re here to show you the best beaches in the Caribbean to remind you that there’s no better time for a tropical vacay than right now!

Eagle Beach, Aruba

Known for some of the world’s softest white sand, pictures alone don’t do Eagle Beach justice. With the blue ocean rolling onto its perfect sand, this beach is dotted with low rise resorts, creating the ideal spot to not feel as touristy compared to other popular beach destinations.

Two trees in sand on Eagle Beach

The famous Divi trees of Eagle Beach (Photo by: @antonio_neri89)

Crane Beach, Barbados

Situated among the cliffs of Barbados, this pink sanded beach looks like a true paradise. Not only do the pink-tinged sands and aqua water paint a picturesque backdrop, but the water also features a stunning coral reef perfect for snorkeling.

Imagine looking out your window and seeing this view! (Photo by: @nocruisecontrol85)

Grace Bay Beach, Turks & Caicos

Grace Bay Beach, the hallmark of Turks & Caicos, definitely upholds the islands’ reputation of luxury and beauty. With some of the calmest, crystal-clear waters in all of the Caribbean, Grace Bay is the epicenter of activity and and offers the most breathtaking views in Turks & Caicos.

Ocean view of Grace Bay Beach

Just a few of our favorite shades of blue. (Photo by: @jorge_henaine)

Tulum Beach, Mexico

Mix a rich past with stunning ocean views and you’ll get Tulum Beach–a place where cliffs meet white sand and you’re able to see the Tulum’s historic Mayan Ruins. Not only does this beach boast out-of-this-world sights, but the area surrounding it is to die for. With a bohemian chic vibe, you’ll feel like the ultimate influencer in this trendy vacay spot.

View of Mayan Ruins over ocean

Truly a tropical paradise! (Photo by: @helloworldwsoo)

Pelican Beach, The Bahamas

If you asked us what the most relaxing place in the world was, then we’d probably point you to Pelican Beach. To be able to experience a true escape from the world, Pelican Beach’s tranquil water and endless white sand seem like the perfect place.

Rocks in ocean on Pelican Beach

How could you ever want to leave this place? (Photo by: @giules1)

Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

This gem of Grand Cayman earned its popularity from the dazzling beachfront, which made way for some of the most luxurious resorts on the island to dot the shoreline. Not only can you relax on the beach, but there’s also a bustle of activities along the shore that make this the hottest spot in all of Grand Cayman, if not the whole Caribbean.

Catamaran in ocean on Seven Mile Beach

Wishing we could be sailing on this sea! (Photo by: @willowdalephotography)

Bavaro Beach, Dominican Republic

With pristine waters and numerous activities along the shores, it makes sense why Bavaro Beach is the most popular beach in all of the Dominican Republic. There is non-stop action on both the water and sand with water sports, bars and endless crowds along the beachfront. If you’re looking for excitement and endless activity for your next beach vacay, sounds like Bavaro Beach is the spot for you.

Palm tree over ocean on Bavaro Beach

This view calls for a drink! (Photo by: J. Clegg)

Now that you’ve gotten the deets on the best beaches in the Caribbean, check out the best time to book  your trip to one of these amazing destinations!

Haley Hogan

All I really need in this life is the beach and a little bit of ice cream.


  1. Reply

    Rosabelle Torres

    September 16, 2019

    I would love to know more. I’ve been married for almost 30 years. We’ve always dreamed of a vacation. Currently going thru some rough times. Raisin 2 grandkids at this time so money is super tight. Plz let me know of any affordable options please. A stress out young grandma. Please and thank you!

    • Reply

      Rachel Tellez

      October 24, 2019

      Hi Rosabelle! We’d love to help you get to your dream vacay! We always have some great, affordable vacation packages for those looking to stay within a budget–feel free to check them out here. Or you can give one of our awesome Beachologists a call at (800) 915-2322 and they can help you find the perfect package for your budget.

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