Best Caribbean island for nature-lovers
Between September and March some of the world’s largest superyachts reside in the Caribbean. With its winter sunshine, beautiful beaches and some of the best dives in the world it is no wonder that private yacht vacations and luxury yacht charters in the Caribbean are so popular.
With 28 island countries and more than 7,000 actual islands, choosing where to visit can be a challenge. Here is a guide to which Caribbean island suits you.
1. Best Caribbean island for nature-lovers
Keeping those heading to the islands for onshore exploration in mind, Dominca is the one to visit. It’s sacrificed a few of the Caribbean’s famous white sand beaches to allow for tropical rainforests, brooding mountains, tempestuous waterfalls and a plethora of other natural beauties, making it worth spending a few days discovering Dominica by superyacht.
Head inland through the jungle to visit the Emerald Pool for a refreshing swim, situated at the foot of a 12 metre waterfall. For more waterfall sights, walk along the well-trodden path to Trafalgar Falls on the east edge of the vast Morne Trois Pitons National Park to see two lofty waterfalls, one of which you can swim at the base of. Finally, take a dip in the world-famous Soufriere sulphur hot springs, a series of stone pools at the source of a hot spring stream above the town of Soufriere.
To keep things on the tamer side, take some time to explore the stunning botanic gardens, which sprawl across 40 acres and houses some incredible indigenous plants and birds. If you’re looking to experience more wildlife, take a trip down the Indian River to see crabs, iguanas, egrets, hummingbirds and a variety of other exotic species.
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