Thinking of taking a tropical vacation to the warm Caribbean waters this summer?
With so many places to choose from, it can be a headache narrowing down a decision with so many beaches the Caribbean has to offer.
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The Caribbean is dotted with islands, large and small, so where to start?
These are just some of the clearest, sandiest and calmest beaches that you’ll find as you explore the tropical islands of the Caribbean.
Not to mention they offer some of the most breathtaking and beautiful sceneries, underwater activities and fun in the sand.
5. Cape Santa Maria Beach – Bahamas
Cape Santa Maria is located on the northwest coast of Long Island, in southern Bahamas. The shallow bay offers a temperate beach that is sheltered from the open ocean, which brings calm waters.
4. Sosúa — Dominican Republic
Sosúa Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic located on the northern coast.
The shape of the bay offers several attractions, such as sunbathing, water skiing, scuba diving and snorkeling, all in warm clear waters.
3. Seven Seas Beach — Puerto Rico
Located at the eastern tip of the island near Fajardo, the waves are soothing due to the beach being located within a natural bay. If you’re looking for some underwater wonders you might just find them in the corals and sea creatures.
2. Smith Cove — Cayman Islands
In the southern tip of the Cayman Islands near the town of Georgetown, Smith Cove is the perfect place for snorkeling. The beach allows visitors to swim freely and snorkel — while still being close to the shore.
1. Varadero Beach– Cuba
This beach has been said to be one of the world’s greatest beach. Located on the northern end of Cuba this beach has glistening white sands, cool tropical breezes and tranquil waters.
Will it live up to its reputation when you lay down on its soft sand?
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