The Caribbean’s Most Underrated Islands

Eagle Beach, Aruba. Photo by David Troeger on Unsplash

One of the most ideal regions on Earth for a relaxing vacation is, without a doubt, the Caribbean. This sun-baked tropical paradise just off of the coasts of North and South America features a number of uber-famous island destinations that people flock to every year.

However, there are also some islands in the region that simply do not get enough love when the best picks are talked about. Check out these fantastic places for a vacation!


You will find the small country of Dominica in the Lesser Antilles and anyone who visits this island immediately falls in love. Natural hot springs, tropical forests, and tranquil, non-crowded beaches are just some of the best attractions on this island that’s perfect for lovers of the outdoors.


This Dutch island is located in the southern Caribbean just north of the South American country of Venezuela. You will marvel at how this island looks like a combination between Europe and the Caribbean, especially in its charming capital of Oranjestad. This arid island is almost always sunny, so get ready to spend a lot of time at the beach!


One of the two islands constituting the country of Antigua and Barbuda, Antigua is one of the Leeward Islands and a particularly attractive destination for water sports lovers. Wind sailing is one of the most popular sports on this laid-back island that has direct flights from both Europe and North America.