Caribbean tourism is rising right now. By the end of October 2019, five destinations have a spike.
• US Virgin Island (43.9%)
• Bele (3.3%)
• Trinidad and Tobago (2.3%)
The Dominican Republican (-0.4%) is the only island showing a decline. According to most new UNWTO Tourism statistical annex.
So if you’re looking to tour the islands with fewer visitors, consider these secret Caribbean islands!
Also known as the Emerald Isle, Montserrat is known for its lush tropical forests and ties to the Island. It’s one of the smallest and most ignored Islands in the Caribbean. Book a trip to Montserrat for a quiet spot with fewer visitors.
Montserrat’s flag and national costume depict the same green, orange, and white as Island. The island is about 10-miles long and 7-miles wide, and home to over 5,000 inhabitants.
Must see in Montserrat Include; Soufrière Hills, Plymouth, and Montserrat Volcano Observatory. Make sure to visit Jack Boy Hill, Centre Hills, New Beach, Bat Cave, and Sailboat Cruises.
The island population and tourism suffered a major volcanic eruption. The Soufriere Hills volcano in 1995 displaced and decimated parts of the island. Now the volcano is a major attraction for tourists from afar.
Looking for the best white-sand beaches across the Caribbean? Anguilla has 33 white-sand beaches, active all year round. Water temperature is between 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit the best in world-class snorkeling.
The island has everything. But it lacks the crowd-few people know about this stunning Caribbean island.
Access the island through the north of the Leeward Islands. 150-miles east of Puerto Rico; connect a flight from the United States through San Juan. Travel Anguilla by ferry from nearby islands, or through a quick flight from St. Maarten and Antigua.
3. St. Vincent and Grenadines
Your tour spread through over 33-Islands that comprise of St. Vincent the largest. While Grenadines account for the remaining 32-Islands. Some of the islands aren’t uninhabited. Enjoy this least visited Caribbean island with the beauty of white sand beaches, volcanoes, and rainforests.
79,000 Visitors Why visit Dominica? It’s known as the “Nature Island.” A destination for folks bored enough to sit on the beach. There are plenty of beaches where you can enjoy the scenery.
It’s the best Caribbean island for hiking. Have a walk of a lifetime at the recently opened 115-mile the Waitukubuli National Trail. It’s the longest walking trail in the Caribbean.
5. St. Kitts and Nevis
Caribbean 2 unique island- St. Kitts and Nevis make up what was known as the gateway to the Caribbean. St. Kitts the larger island offers a lively nightlife, plenty of places to lodge, and local culture.
Nevis is the quieter, with a unique volcanic mountain that dominates the island. Enjoy this least visited caribbean island.
6. Antigua and Barbuda
The islands in the West Indies right between the Caribbean and the Atlantic Ocean. Both are made up of two eponymous islands and several smaller islands. The island is characterized by lots of coral reefs and shipwrecks creating a world-class diving and snorkeling destination.
Two hurricanes struck Barbuda Island in 2017, and it’s beginning to make a comeback.
7. British Virgin Islands
BVI is made up of over 50 islands, sure to find one that fits your perfect vacation. The main island is Tortola and home to the capital city Road Town. Visit Virgin Gord, Anegada, and Jost van Dyke, or look for the uninhabited island that you can sneak away to.
The island of the BVI is a Great Britain territory, but is more Caribbean than European. The weather is warm and a laid-back vibe for anyone looking for a quiet place to hide. Explore British Virgin Islands with Iccaribbean.
It’s one of the best Caribbean islands among the ABC group; Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao. Curacao has never experienced hurricanes. It’s a great island to tour if you’re traveling during a hurricane season.
The island stands out from the rest in more ways than the weather. The island has been part of the Netherlands since the 1600s. It still hosts a robust European influence today.
You will enjoy the cuisine and architecture.
9. Trinidad and Tobago
Visit the southernmost country in the Caribbean, Trinidad, and Tobago. It’s worth the more long flight. The islands are about 50-miles apart. You can access the island through inexpensive ferry or a quick trip between the two.
Have fun at Trinidad’s Carnival, one of the biggest in the world. It takes place days before Ash Wednesday. Visitors can join the fun by buying a costume from one of the carnival bands. Join the parade to enjoy the authentic local experience.
10. St. Lucia
It’s the mango-shaped Caribbean island! St. Lucia is 27-miles and 14-miles wide. Drive across the island the best idea for a road trip characterized by slow and winding roads. It may take you a half-day journey to get between the north and the south.
It’s fascinating that the north and the south offer a totally different experience. In the north, Rodney Bay hosts the Pigeon Island National park to explore. This is coupled with lively bars and nightlife. If you stay till Friday, you can hop in the Friday night fish fry.
In the south, you find the iconic Piton, the main attraction at St. Lucia, along with some of the country’s best beaches.