Vacation Rentals in Caribbean

Caribbean Local Information and Area Highlights

Travel to the Caribbean / Caribbean Vacation Rentals

A Caribbean vacation may sound cliché, but it’s the choice of many travelers for a reason. Sports, lively entertainment, nature, and even diverse cultural history await you in the Caribbean. Really, what are you waiting for? The sun and sea are only moments away from your Caribbean vacation rental.

The Caribbean is truly a sea-lover’s paradise, where the trade winds blow to greet vacationers from around the world, and everything from amateur fun to expert-level competitions can be found on its many islands. A large range of surfing activities is possible here, as well, and diving is a huge draw. While on your Caribbean vacation, remember to take in the diversity of the underwater world, from shipwrecks to hidden treasures to coral reefs. The beaches you’ll venture to on your Caribbean vacation feature unusual pink, gold, ivory, and black sands and of course plenty of swimmers. But you can do a lot more than swim. Yachting, whether bareboat or crewed, can be spectacular, and the fishing is ripe. Plunge into the waters of a Caribbean vacation! For more help planning yoru getaway, check out our many beach vacation ideas.

Caribbean Key Areas

Savor the beach areas of Anguilla; there are 33 beaches within 35 miles of coastline, which cater to visitors seeking quiet relaxation or adventure. Whether you are looking for a beach rental or a villa, we are sure to have the right lodging for your Caribbean vacation. The history attractions of Antigua include 18th century forts and countless stone windmills; beaches are reef-protected. Many a Caribbean vacation has included a trip to Aruba, which offers over 40 premier diving sites and wonderfully colored coral, best seen via glass-bottomed boat or submarine. Charming Victorian architecture represents Nassau, the Bahamas, but you can also experience more modern gambling in the Bahamas, as well as serenity in the Out Islands. The pink/white beaches of Bonaire lead to fantastic scuba diving, and further out, you can fish for snook, bonefish, tarpon, and others. Rent a bareboat or crewed boat to enjoy the coastline of Bermuda, and take in the fabulous shopping and global dining also. Barbados has a grand mix of golden sand coast, championship level water sports, plantation mansions, and nightlife.

Find the Norman cave area that Robert Louis Stevenson made famous, and snorkel there in the British Virgin Islands, or enjoy great sailing. George Town on Grand Cayman shows its influence from both British and the West Indies; find some treasure on the Cayman Islands or just enjoy diving. The opportunities you have on a Caribbean vacation are endless. Art in Cuba is well known, from pre-Columbian through today. Curacao is quite a musical island, with a combination of tumba, salsa, and jazz, and plenty of festivities for music and dancing. Nature lovers flock to Dominica, where rainforests, hot mineral springs, bubbling mud, and volcanoes combine for splendor. The Dominican Republic has quite a landscape as well, ripe for breeding fauna such as humpback whales. Grenada is considered to be the Spice Island, and contains many of the prime features sought after by those on a Caribbean vacation.

Creole and French roots dictate Guadeloupe’s culture, while Guyana’s flavor of South America embodies over 270 waterfalls. Haiti features a unique blend of French, African, and Caribbean culture, and the capital of Port-au-Prince provides shopping, history, and art. If you are traveling with a diverse group on your Caribbean vacation, you may be interested in Jamaica, as it offers something for everyone, from nature to quiet to popular areas, from history to sports on the water and land. Heavy French culture is present in Martinique, along with both white and black sand beaches, and a number of marinas for the popular activity of sailing. Monserrat, though devastated by an erupted volcano, still attracts visitors for its flora, birds, and black sand. Puerto Rico welcomes children, and offers a goldmine for lovers of history, eco-tourism, resorts, and diverse cultures. With its rocky history, St. Eustatius gives any Caribbean vacation extra excitement with over 200 shipwrecks in its clear blue waters.

Both St. Kitts and Nevis are verdant islands with plenty of tropical flowers and rainforests, and water sports. Banana and cocoa plantations with a good dose of the Piton volcanoes are only part of the draw to St. Lucia, where yachters find welcoming coves. Dutch and French-influenced St. Maarten has a number of casinos for gaming, and sports such as parasailing, surfing, and jet skiing. St. Vincent and the Grenadines have excellent sailing, and challenging wind surfing and spectacular diving views. Trinidad and Tobago juxtapose the lively limbo, calypso, and steel band environment in Trinidad with the hidden coves of Tobago. Find peace in the Turks and Caicos Islands with the sun, the water, and the beautiful ivory sands. The U.S. Virgin Islands offer great golf, prime shopping in St. Thomas, plenty of history in St. Croix, quieter forested areas on St. John, and water sports for all. Indeed, a Caribbean vacation could entail just about anything, so why not book your Caribbean vacation home rental today?

Sites and tours to see

Anegada's 1,100-acre bird sanctuary
Sage Mountain, the last remnant of a rain forest.
The Citadelle LaFerriere
Kukoo Kunuku Paranda Bus Tour in Aruba
Shipwreck Cove in St. Maarten
Sulfur Springs in St. Lucia
Harisson’s Cave in Barbados
Willie T. Pirate Pub at Norman Island
Fort Duvernette in the Grenadines
Fort on Brimstone Hill in St. Kitts
Dunn’s River Falls in Jamaica
Prospect Plantation Tour in Jamaica
High Hope Mountain Bicycle Ecotour in Jamaica
Bacardi Rum distillery in Puerto Rico