Tag: best caribbean islands
- ISLANDS editor Robert Stephens and photographer Jon Whittle find real island baseball in the Dominican Republic for this trip from the ISLANDS Wish List.
- ISLANDS photographer Jon Whittle sets sail to the remote Caribbean aboard the luxury Star Clipper ship for this special cruise on the ISLANDS Wish List.
- Snorkeling here today off Fronton Beach at the tip of the Samana Peninsula meant a sea spectacle for our eyes only. One colorful fish after another darted in and out of the nooks and crannies carved into the Dr. Seuss-like coral as black-and-white eels looked on from the seafloor. Every turn revealed something new -- purple fish, then blue fish, then black, then giant brain coral, swaying seaweed and flowering plants. An hour or so of this underwater bliss and then I had to return to life on the land -- and what beautiful land it is.
Layover: Grand Cayman
With 2 Hours & a Car: The beach at Rum Point is maybe 30 minutes from the airport and is one of the most tranquil spots on Cayman. You won't see cruise ships — just a few travelers who found the place because of a local tip.
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