Caribbean Diaries

Exotic islands of the Caribbean.

The islands of Caribbean are the stuff of castaway fantasies. White sand, rustic-chic beach shacks, a hammock gently swaying between two palm trees as a turquoise sea laps at the shore… But each is quite distinct from the next, offering something different for different personalities and tastes- so which is the right one for you? Here’s a list select one for every occasion, whether you want to party till dawn, learn to dive, eat the best Caribbean food or escape from the world on a secluded, romantic break.

Here’ a list of the Caribbean Island you can choose for your next holiday.


The Caribbean Island of the Barbados is known to be the birthplace of universal drink rum, which was first distilled here in 1703. A unique natural encounter could be one of your best holiday experiences ever. For a memorable wildlife holiday or even just an afternoon of exploring, the beaches Barbados will amaze you. If you love to party, then this Caribbean island is one of the best places for nightlife. Barbados wakes up when the sun goes down, and you’ll find the best nightlife in the world beckoning.

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Stay in the spacious and luxuriate suites of Tamarind, by Elegant Hotels. Savour the beautiful ocean views from the comfort of your room. Make this island home away from your own with luxury suite accommodations and beautiful pool and garden views.

 Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua & Barbuda boast of the 365 pristine beaches, turquoise waters surrounding the islands. But this Caribbean Isles is far beyond; the small island has a mighty history and Nelson’s Dockyard is a must-see.  The coasts of Antigua are ideal for yacht cruising and racing, with constant trade-winds, and many harbours for exploration. Enjoy the luxurious evening sailing to the Barbuda islands which is 90 minutes (by sea) away from Antigua. Antigua is shrouded by lush rainforest and there are countless walks and hikes for those wanting to explore on foot.

Stay: Nestling into a breathtaking, hidden cove on the southwest coast of Antigua, Hermitage Bay is surrounded by lush, untouched hillsides and the brilliant blue waters of the Caribbean Sea.

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With 30 individual suites on the beach and perfect hillside with dedicated staffs at your service, the Bay is a perfect getaway for all.


Immaculate beaches, fascinating history, imposing mountain ranges with wildlife-rich rainforest, the island of Cuba is the largest and the most known island in the Caribbean. Go for sunbathing in Varadero’s popular white beaches. Havana, the capital of Cuba, features the historic downtown from the Spanish Architecture with 16th-century relics. Also check out the French-influenced architecture at Cienfuegos discovering the Cuban culture. It’s also must you take a guided tour of a cigar factory when in Cuba. Sip-up the original daiquiri at Havana’s Floridita also treat yourself with a refreshing mojito at the rooftop of Hotel Ambos Mundos in Havana.

Stay: Located in 23 and L Street, Vedado, Hotel Habana Libre is one of the biggest hotels in Cuba and one of the more emblematic of Havana City. It has immense rooms distributed by 25 floors and those on higher floors have a magnificent view over city. One can also see the Mural outside it’s decked walls with one of the Cuban painting Amelia Pélaez.


It’s a beautiful island offering fantastic beaches, picturesque landscapes and broad expanses of rugged terrain and there is no better way to explore the mountain trails, the peaceful meadows and the sandy shores of the island. Jamaica is not only familiar as wedding and honeymoon destination but is also popular for family vacations for its adventurous equestrian activities. It is never a bad time to visit Jamaica to survey its scenic and seductive beaches.

For the brave-hearted travellers, an adventure at The Chukka Caribbean is a must try. It offers jeep tours and river excursions. People can fly through the rainforest hundreds of feet above the ground on extreme ziplines, snorkel with stingrays, ride and swim on a horse, go tubing in the white river, explore the countryside on an ATV, or take a stroll on a boat in the rivers. Major attractions in Jamaica include The Bob Marley Museum which houses the legends personal belongings, clippings and awards & accolades.

Stay: Nestled within five acres of lush tranquillity overlooking the Caribbean Sea the Cliff Hotel is a quintessential blend of authentic Jamaican hospitality meeting cosmopolitan sensibilities. With only 22 suites and 4 private villas, it’s small enough to imitate, yet large enough to provide all the five-star amenities, you would expect from a luxury, island resort.

 British Virgin Islands

More than 60 idyllic islands, along with the part of volcanic archipelago in the Caribbean, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) belong to the British overseas territory. The group of islands including Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, Anegada and Virgin Gorda, make up the BVI. Turquoise waters offer thrilling diving, fishing, sailing and swimming. Tortola is the largest island in the volcanic chain and has beautiful beaches and coves, forts, ruins and warm, welcoming people. One can go water skiing here in Cane Garden Bay. Virgin Gorda boasts yacht clubs, chic resorts and secluded sands. Sip a rum drink at one of the coconut palms shade beaches or breezy beachside bars on tiny Jost van Dyke. Sailing is a popular way to travel between islands. Chartering a private catamaran (steadier than a mono-keel) and anchoring wherever and whenever you like.

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Stay: Sprinkled along a scenic ridge with views of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, Guana Island, offers rustic chic-perfection rooms. Sea view rooms with private pool and unforgettable views.

The Bahamas

The Bahamas is comprised of 700 islands sprinkled over 100,000 square miles of ocean starting just 50 miles off the coast of Florida. Snorkel off the coast or talk a walk you can see your toes as easily as you can the world’s third largest barrier reef. The archipelago is an ecological oasis featuring 2,000 breathtaking islands and cays and boasts the clearest water on the planet—with a visibility of over 200 feet. Making it must to visit Arawak Cay. You can also dive beneath the surface to explore a cavernous world that’s one of the biggest and among the most environmentally distinct at Grand Bahamas Island.

Stay: Located one mile off the northern coast of Eleuthera, Harbour Island Rock House is one of the oldest settlements in the Bahamas with its 18th century New England style architecture and friendly residents.

Rock House offers the ambiance of an intimate boutique hotel with pool, 10 uniquely decorated rooms (with king size beds), including a luxurious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suite featuring a whirlpool tub and expansive living room, a pool, fully equipped gym and your personal chaise on the famous Pink Sand beach.

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