18 days in Caribbean Itinerary

18 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Havana, Cuba
— 2 nights
2
Varadero, Cuba
— 1 night
3
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
— 3 nights
4
Roseau, Dominica
— 3 nights
5
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 1 night
6
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
7
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
8
Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
— 3 nights

2
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, make a trip to El Capitolio, stroll the grounds of Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon), and steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Havana online trip itinerary builder.

Stockholm, Sweden to Havana is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Cuba Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in March: high temperatures in Havana hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral

1
night
Varadero, Cuba

Varadero ©
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Santa Elvira, kick back and relax at Varadero Beach, and then stroll around Josone Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Varadero online day trip planner.

You can drive from Havana to Varadero in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March in Varadero, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ocho Rios.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Josone Park ©
Josone Park
Iglesia Santa Elvira ©
Iglesia Santa Elvira

3
nights
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Ocho Rios ©
A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Blue Hole, admire the sheer force of Dunn's River Falls and Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocho Rios Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Firewater Mineral Healing Spring, then Head underground at Green Grotto Caves, then stop by Jewels & Time Duty Free Jewelers, and finally hike along Fern Gully.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ocho Rios road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Varadero to Ocho Rios takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Varadero in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 27°C in Ocho Rios. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Roseau.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Firewater Mineral Healing Spring, Green Grotto Caves
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Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Green Grotto Caves ©
Green Grotto Caves
Fern Gully ©
Fern Gully

3
nights
Roseau, Dominica

Roseau ©
The capital city, Roseau maintains a small scale, but possesses a convincing Caribbean charm in its architecture, cuisine, and culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Roseau: Morne Trois Pitons National Park (Boiling Lake, Morne Nichols, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Trafalgar Falls, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the activities along Breakfast River.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Roseau attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Ocho Rios to Roseau takes 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ocho Rios to Roseau. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Roseau

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Morne Trois Pitons National Park
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Boiling Lake ©
Boiling Lake
Trafalgar Falls ©
Trafalgar Falls
Morne Nichols ©
Morne Nichols

1
night
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 11th (Thu): look for gifts at Nino's Liquors, see some colorful creatures with Aqua Track Private Day Trips, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bavaro Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Punta Cana trip planner.

Fly from Roseau to Punta Cana in 8.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Puerto Plata.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Nino's Liquors ©
Nino's Liquors

2
nights
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata ©
Although out of fashion in the past decades, major revitalization efforts have made a trip to Puerto Plata a growingly popular option for the adventurous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a splash at Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza San Felipe, then look for gifts at Estrella Avenida, and then admire the sheer force of 27 Charcos.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Plata travel route site.

You can drive from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. March in Puerto Plata sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata ©
Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata
27 Charcos ©
27 Charcos
Fortaleza San Felipe ©
Fortaleza San Felipe

2
nights
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
On the 14th (Sun), observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium, then explore the historical opulence of Alcazar de Colon, then appreciate the history behind Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon), and finally contemplate the long history of Fortaleza Ozama. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Zona Colonial.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Santo Domingo online day trip planner.

Drive from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Palm - Eagle Beach.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks
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National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon
Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial

3
nights
Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba

Palm - Eagle Beach ©
A long stretch of powdery white sand and aquamarine waters, Palm - Eagle Beach remains one of Aruba's most visited vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Donkey Sanctuary Aruba and then kick back and relax at Eagle Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at California Lighthouse.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Palm - Eagle Beach trip planner.

Fly from Santo Domingo to Palm - Eagle Beach in 5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Palm - Eagle Beach are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palm - Eagle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Donkey Sanctuary Aruba, California Lighthouse
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Eagle Beach ©
Eagle Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
California Lighthouse ©
California Lighthouse

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