Haiti is a mountainous country with an impressive history. The typography of Haiti makes it an adventurer’s paradise. While most people only hear about Haiti when there’s a disaster, Haiti is a ruggedly beautiful country with stunning waterfalls, nice beaches, a wonderful cave system and fantastic World Heritage Sites.
Each region of Haiti is different and offers a unique vibe. Port-au-prince, the capital city is lively, if not flashy. The great south region is highlighted by the city of Cayes, an area known for beautiful beaches and the breathtaking cave of Marie Jeanne. The artsy beach town of Jacmel is located in the southeast and home of the amazing turquoise pools of Bassin Bleu. Port city of Cap-Haitien is the capital the north region where you’ll find the World Heritage Sites: the fortress of Citadelle Laferriere and the ruins of Sans Souci Palace.
Belize is located between Mexico and Honduras. It used to be known as British Honduras. Belize is part of Central America and the Caribbean, and is one of the most diverse countries in the region. There’s a heavy Mayan influence, couple that with the Caribbean vibe and the Garifunas you get a cool, exotic mix.
The most visited areas in Belize are the islands of Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye. In Ambergris Caye you will find one of the best underwater sightseeings in the region and the popular town of San Pedro. In Belize, you can go tubing in the blackout darkness of ancient caves, tour Mayan ruins, snorkel in the proximity of the Blue Hole and many other fascinating adventures.
The small island of Dominica is known as the “nature island”. It has unique flora and fauna. Dominica is especially known for its waterfalls, springs, rivers and vast rainforest. It’s a great place to explore and connect with nature. It’s one of the most underrated Caribbean islands, many people have never heard of it.
Dominica doesn’t have the stunning beaches that other Caribbean countries have but it more than makes up for it in the way of natural adventures. Hiking, snorkeling, and diving are big on the island. Dominica has 365 rivers, 5 active volcanoes and the second largest boiling lake in the world.
Located on the eastern side of the island of Hispaniola, Dominican Republic is more than just white sand beaches and world class resorts. It boasts natural caves, beautiful mountains, and waterfalls. The southeastern region of the Dominican Republic is known for majestic beaches in Punta Cana, amazing caves, hiking at los Haitises national park and fun ziplining. There are breathtaking views from the Altos de Chavon in La Romana.
In the north coast of the country, adventurers can visit the 27 waterfalls, some of the most stunning waterfalls in the Caribbean. They can also engage in horseback riding and kite surfing in Cabarete. The Dominican Republic is very popular with travelers looking for inexpensive beach resorts and all-inclusive vacations, but it’s also a great place for an adventure trip.
The independent Dutch Island of Curacao is less popular than its neighbor Aruba but is the largest of the ABC islands: Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao. Curacao is perfect for off-the-beaten track travelers. The city of Willemstad is great and a World Heritage Site. Curacao provides the opportunity to relax and explore. There you’ll find numerous hiking trails and secluded areas.
Curacao is best known for diving and snorkeling, and beautiful sea creatures. It’s also just outside of the hurricane belt, which means it’s perfect to travel there year round.