8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Frances, Canada
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Fort Frances, Canada

2
nights
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin

Philipsburg ©
Take a trip to Philipsburg, the capital of Sint Maarten, and enjoy dynamic nightlife and great shopping.
Philipsburg is known for shopping, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Orient Bay Beach, don't miss a visit to Frontstreet, stroll through Cupecoy Bay Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mullet Bay Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Philipsburg online trip maker.

Fort Frances, Canada to Philipsburg is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Fort Frances to Philipsburg. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Fort Frances in January, with highs in Philipsburg at 33°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Philipsburg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sint Maarten, Cupecoy Bay Beach, Orient Bay Beach, Maho Beach, Parotte Ville Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Maho Beach ©
Maho Beach
Mullet Bay Beach ©
Mullet Bay Beach
Dawn Beach ©
Dawn Beach

2
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Philipsburg to Culebra takes 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): play a few rounds at Punta Espada Golf Course and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bavaro Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Punta Cana trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to Punta Cana takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and bus. In January in Punta Cana, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Punta Espada Golf Course ©
Punta Espada Golf Course

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