If you're someone who loves island hopping, then I'm sure that island hopping in the Caribbean is at the top of your list.
I think what makes Caribbean Island hopping so popular is the fact that there are quick flights connecting the majority of the best islands in the Caribbean(they're all wonderful).
Some smaller Caribbean Island groupings are linked by ferry systems. e.g St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and some are even linked additionally by sea plane such as the US Virgin Islands.
So why are the Caribbean Islands so popular? beaches with miles and miles of sand, breathtaking sunsets, beautiful flora and fauna to please the nature lovers...
coral reefs and turquoise to deep blue seas perfect for snorkeling and diving, views to lure any photographer, resorts that are every honeymooner's dream....The list can go on and on.
If you want to island hop in the Caribbean you can choose to visit individual larger islands by using in transit flights such as between St. Lucia, Barbados, Antigua etc.,or you can choose specific island groups known as the best spots for island hopping in the Caribbean:
ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao)
British Virgin Islands (Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke)
St. Vincent and The Grenadines (Bequia, Canouan, Mayreau, Mustique, Palm Island, Union Island)
US Virgin Islands (St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John)
The Turks and Caicos Islands (Turks group of islands, Caicos group of islands)
Puerto Rico and Puerto Rican islands; Culebra, Vieques
Guadeloupe, Marie Gallant, Iles des Saints
The Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman)
Note that many of these island groups have additional smaller islets and cays. If only considering the largest and main ones,here is the list of islands in the Caribbean:
Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda
British Virgin Islands
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
US Virgin islands
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