Planning a vacation but can’t decide where to go? Luckily, all islands are not created equal. Choose the best one for you based on these factors.
Cuba’s colonial past is palpable in colorful Old Havana, where the dilapidated yet magical states of the buildings reflect the country’s storied past. The capital of Cuba and UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to classic cars from yesteryear, but it’s best explored by foot. Plan to visit the big-ticket attractions, but allow time to wander at whim through the nearly 100 blocks of cobbled streets.
If you consider Grand Cayman and Seven Mile Beach synonyms, you’re in for a sweet surprise. Savannah, Bodden Town, East End and North Side lie to the east of the fabled beach and hold scenic, eclectic and memorable adventures.
Heaven meets earth in St. Lucia, where two volcanic spires rise sharply from the sea higher than 2,400 feet each. Petit Piton and Gros Piton are a stunning sight from both land and sea, but for the ultimate thrill, you’ve got to conquer the climb.