LITTLE-KNOWN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS?

How Well Do You Know These 7

When you think of the Caribbean islands, the first one that comes to mind is probably Jamaica. Then Trinidad and Tobago or maybe Barbados or St. Lucia.

But there are multiple other Caribbean islands you may never have heard of that deserve some shine as well.

See how many you know on this list and consider them for your next getaway.

Thirty minutes away from Grand Cayman is Cayman Brac, an adventurer’s paradise. Visitors to “The Brac” will find limestone caves, rare flora and fauna, sinkholes, and even a sunken ship.

Cayman Brac

Anegada is part of the archipelago of British Virgin Islands. But unlike the other islands with volcanic origins, Anegada is the only one formed from coral and limestone.

Anegada

This island is also part of the British Virgin Islands chain and boasts seven powdery white sand beaches and 850 acres of unspoiled natural terrain and vegetation.

Guana Island

Two of Puerto Rico’s best kept secrets are just a short boat ride away from the mainland. Vieques and Culebra are two of the most secluded islands with unique features. 

Vieques and Culebra

Îles des Saintes is a small group of nine islands that form part of the French overseas territory Guadeloupe. Terre-de-Haut is the largest and the most tourist-friendly.

Terre-de-Haut

Canouan is a small island —3.5 miles with a population of about 1,700 — that’s pretty easy to navigate. In fact, you’re more likely to see golf carts than cars here.

Canouan

Carriacou is one of the islands in the Grenadines’ archipelago but belongs to the spice isle of Grenada. It’s larger than its sister island at 12 square miles & with a population of 8,000.

Carriacou

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