36 days in Caribbean Itinerary

36 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Montego Bay, Jamaica
— 2 nights
2
Nassau, Bahamas
— 4 nights
3
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
— 6 nights
4
Bayahibe, Dominican Republic
— 3 nights
5
Sosua, Dominican Republic
— 1 night
6
Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
— 3 nights
7
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 3 nights
8
Willemstad, Curacao
— 4 nights
9
Oranjestad, Aruba
— 6 nights

2
nights
Montego Bay, Jamaica

The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Rocklands Bird Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Rose Hall Great House, look for gifts at Tropicana Jewelers, and kick back and relax at Doctor's Cave Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Montego Bay visit planner.

Washington DC, USA to Montego Bay is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect Montego Bay to be much warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Rocklands Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rocklands Bird Sanctuary ©
Rocklands Bird Sanctuary
Doctor's Cave Beach ©
Doctor's Cave Beach

4
nights
Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Explore hidden gems such as Pink Sands Beach and Marine Habitat at Atlantis. Step out of Nassau to go to Spanish Wells and see Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop, which is approximately 3h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Jetline Simulation Bahamas, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at Queen's Staircase.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nassau trip planning website.

You can fly from Montego Bay to Nassau in 8 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Montego Bay in December, with highs in Nassau at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Providenciales.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Island, Ponderosa Shell & Gift Shop, Pink Sands Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach
Atlantis Casino ©
Atlantis Casino

6
nights
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Providenciales ©
The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mudjin Harbor and The Bight Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Long Bay Beach and Pelican Beach. There's much more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stroll through Caicos Conch Farm, and browse the exhibits of Anna's Art Gallery.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Providenciales trip builder site.

You can fly from Nassau to Providenciales in 5 hours. Traveling from Nassau in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Providenciales, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Bayahibe.

Things to do in Providenciales

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pelican Beach, Mudjin Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Mudjin Harbor ©
Mudjin Harbor
Long Bay Beach ©
Long Bay Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Bayahibe, Dominican Republic

Located on the shore of the Caribbean Sea, the town of Bayahibe has grown from a fishing village into a bona fide tourist destination, with visitors mainly drawn to the many dive sites just off the coast.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva Padre Nuestro, and don't miss a visit to Altos de Chavon.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bayahibe, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Providenciales to Bayahibe in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Providenciales in December since evenings lows in Bayahibe dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sosua.

Things to do in Bayahibe

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Altos de Chavon
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Sosua, Dominican Republic

Sosua ©
A hub for scuba-diving in the area and adventures along the north coast, Sosua itineraries tend to make good use of the scenic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cabarete Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Alicia and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sosua Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sosua trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bayahibe to Sosua in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Sosua can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the shuttle to Las Terrenas.

Things to do in Sosua

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cabarete
Highlights from your plan
Sosua Beach ©
Sosua Beach
Cabarete Beach ©
Cabarete Beach
Beach Alicia ©
Beach Alicia

3
nights
Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

Las Terrenas ©
Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic, located in the province of Samaná. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Playa Bonita and Playa Coson Beach. Visit Cayo Levantado and Punta Bonita for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Samana's Picasso: Eusebio dominican paintings in Santa Barbara de Samana (about 52 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll through Playa Moron.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Terrenas vacation planning tool.

Traveling by shuttle from Sosua to Las Terrenas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Las Terrenas can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Las Terrenas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cayo Levantado, Samana's Picasso: Eusebio dominican paintings
Highlights from your plan
Playa Bonita ©
Playa Bonita
Playa Moron ©
Playa Moron
Playa Coson Beach ©
Playa Coson Beach

3
nights
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Punta Cana ©
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reserva Ecologica Ojos Indigenas and Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Juanillo Beach, don't miss a visit to Jesus Maestro Parish, trot along with a tour on horseback, and explore the activities along Hoyo Azul.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Punta Cana attractions planner.

You can drive from Las Terrenas to Punta Cana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Punta Cana can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Willemstad.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hoyo Azul ©
Hoyo Azul
Juanillo Beach ©
Juanillo Beach
Jesus Maestro Parish ©
Jesus Maestro Parish

4
nights
Willemstad, Curacao

Willemstad ©
Willemstad is the capital city of Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Step off the beaten path and head to Punda and Playa Kenepa Chiki. Relax by the water at Playa Lagun and Mambo Beach. Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Shete Boka Park. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Queen Juliana Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Kleine Knip, enjoy the sand and surf at Jan Thiel Beach, and stop by Island Treasures.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Willemstad online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Punta Cana to Willemstad takes 7 hours. In January, daytime highs in Willemstad are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oranjestad.

Things to do in Willemstad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Curacao
Highlights from your plan
Kleine Knip ©
Kleine Knip
Playa Kenepa Chiki ©
Playa Kenepa Chiki
Playa Lagun ©
Playa Lagun

6
nights
Oranjestad, Aruba

Oranjestad ©
When vacationing on Aruba, don't miss taking a tour of Oranjestad, the capital of the small Caribbean island.
You'll get in some beach time at Arashi Beach and Mangel Halto Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Malmok Beach and The Butterfly Farm. Go for a jaunt from Oranjestad to San Nicolas to see Baby Beach about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Kay's Fine Jewelry, enjoy the sand and surf at Boca Cataavlina, explore the striking landscape at Natural Pool, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Donkey Sanctuary Aruba.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Oranjestad driving holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Willemstad to Oranjestad in 4.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oranjestad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Noord, Palm - Eagle Beach, Baby Beach, Mangel Halto Beach, Arashi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Arashi Beach ©
Arashi Beach
Malmok Beach ©
Malmok Beach
Mangel Halto Beach ©
Mangel Halto Beach

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