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Caribbean Adventure Activities and Sports

If you think that a Caribbean holiday is synonymous with being lazy on the beach, let’s think again. Reefs can fill just about any adrenaline remedy of choice: biking, hiking and waterfalls close by, to name a few. Whatever your fitness level, an island of adventure, awaits you in the Caribbean.

Pull yourself away from the side-by-side screen of palms and coconut oil, and you will find that the Caribbean offers a statue of unexpected adventures in beautiful places.

Let’s have a look on Caribbean Adventure Activities and Sports

Kitesurfing & windsurfing in Barbados

Caribbean Adventure Kitesurfing
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Kitesurfers have discovered what wave surfers have known: surf in Barbados. The most suitable time to visit is between December and June when the big breaks coincide with the best winds. The southern coast of the island is the leading kite site; Old trade winds guarantee a constant breeze from year to year. On Silver Rock Beach, beginners can gain momentum on the glassy waters inside the island’s barrier reef system, while experienced killers can catch surf brakes outside the reef.

Horse ride on the beach in Turks and Caicos

Caribbean Adventure Horse ride on the beach
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Saddle up for an exhilarating adventure on the lovely, 40 island-strong archipelagoes of Turks and Caicos. The capital, Providenciales, better known as Provo, is the place to join a horseback trip: Outfit Provo Ponies offers two rides daily – 9:30 am and 3:30 pm – to riders. Beautiful Long Beach and leads to Caicos Bank. Horses like to land in shallow water, and passengers do not have to place their horses in the nose-to-tail line but can stretch to a slight degree of freedom within the group. Later, the group retreats to Tabelle, where the riders can feed breakfast and food to their new friend’s friends.

Visit an underwater museum in Mexico

Caribbean Adventure underwater museum in Mexico
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Getting wet in general is not an art fix. Still, the extravagant Musa (Muscio Subacutico de Arte), located between Cancun and Cozumel on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Started to grand recognition in 2009, the “Museum” has over 500 sculptures on the seafloor. The first exhibition, featuring life-size statues of human figures, was designed by English sculptor Jason Deckers Taylor. There were five other artists have since added to the underwater collection. Sign up for a boat tour to the site, depart from either Cancun or Isla Mujeres, and see art by Snorkel or SCUBA.

Dive in Curaçao at Night

Caribbean Adventure  Scuba Diving
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Aquatic aficionados swear by the marine wonderland found under the waves around the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao). And an unforgettable way to get acquainted is by taking a night dive around the region’s vast coral reefs. The Ocean Encounter hosts various night dives, including “Fluorescent Night Dive”. And divers provided with unique “blue” UV lights and a yellow mask filter, which combined to create the effect of making fish glow in the dark.

Even more, particularly is an annual event that takes place in late September / early October. During which the marine life of the reef releases millions of spawned eggs, attracting crowds of multicoloured fishes. The best thing? The magical event coincides with the full moon.

Kayak in St. Lucia

Caribbean Adventure Kayak
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The fictional Caribbean Isle of St. Lucia is famous for its romantic resorts and jaw-dropping scenery, especially the Pitons, twin jade-green volcanic peaks that feel custom-designed for Instagram moments. An unforgettable way to experience this fantastic World Heritage Site is to take leisurely walks along the west coast. DFH Kayaking offers a 4 to 6-hour adventure tour from Marigot Bay to Soufair. Not only will you see the Pitas up close, but you will also see lush green forests, tranquil territories, and charming villages as well as making their way down this magnificent coast.

Learn to Sail in the British Virgin Islands

Sail in the British Virgin Islands
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The BVI is renowned as one of the most picturesque places in the Caribbean for yachting. And while it can be relaxed to let someone else take the wheel, we also think of playing one day (or for life). Make love The Offshore Sailing School operates out of Tortola and offers live-rider cruising courses on the Monohall and catamaran sailing boats.

Aspiring sailors can earn their American Sailing Basic and Bareboat Cruising certification while savouring the incredible cobalt-blue waters and lush green landscapes of this stunning island chain for five days. Fast-track and bareboat charter courses are also available – guests sail during the day and stay overnight at Scrub Island at night.

Experience the tobacco fields of Cuba’s Valle de Viñales

The abundant attractions of Havana speak for themselves, but some visitors are beyond the charismatic capital. Those doing so are rewarded with some of the most breathtaking views of the Caribbean, such as the Valle de Viñales, a fertile valley located three hours’ drive west of Havana. The valley, known as the tobacco field, called Vegas, flows through the Mogotes — sheer-sided, conical limestone hills, which join together with the caves.

Consider joining a tour of Cuevas de Santo Tomás, Cuba’s most extensive cave system, which includes a half-mile stretch for visitors and includes stalagmites and stalactites, underground pools and intriguing rock formations.

Hike through a cloud forest in Puerto Rico

Caribbean Adventure Mountain Hiking
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Along with nature on a day trip to Puerto Rico’s El Yunque Rainforest, is part of the magnificent El Yunque National Forest Reserve to the north-east of the island. Which is also home to the Caribbean’s highest mountain, the Pico de Toro. Head up the Mt. Britton trail and through the cloud forest for dazzling views atop Mt. Britton Tower. Keep your eyes peeled for rare (sometimes unique) wildlife, such as endangered Puerto Rican parrots and indigenous tree frogs known as coquis.

Swim with pigs in The Bahamas

You have seen iconic photos on social media; Isn’t this the time when you surrender to the Creed of Pigs of the Caribbean? Porcine stars reside on Big Major Kei, a deserted island in Exuma, south-east of Nassau.

The story goes that one of the locals brought the animals to the island in hopes of starting a boar farm, and when the plan left the pigs back in the jungle. Today, the descendants are generally friendly and extremely agile in the water, coming out each day to meet the visiting boats.

Exuma Escapes offers a day trip that takes in the three islands and their wildlife-involvement: Big Major’s; Endangered iguanas of Alan Kay; And Staniel Kaye-friendly nurse shark. The tour includes lunch at the prestigious Staniel’s Yacht Club.

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