22 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

22 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 3 nights
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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
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Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
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Fajardo, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
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San Andres Island, Colombia
— 3 nights
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Santa Marta, Colombia
— 2 nights
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Cayo Largo, Cuba
— 2 nights

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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 Juanillo Beach and Museo y Fabrica de Puras. Get in touch with nature at Reserva Ecologica Ojos Indigenas and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Punta Cana with an excursion to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Bayahibe--about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, enjoy the sand and surf at Bavaro Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Ocean Adventures Punta Cana, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hoyo Azul.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Punta Cana trip planning app.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Punta Cana is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Punta Cana due to the time zone difference. In June, Punta Cana is much hotter than Newcastle upon Tyne - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Terrenas.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Must see
Juanillo Beach
4.5
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.7
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Must see
Zipline
4.6

2
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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic, located in the province of Samaná. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto El Limon, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get interesting insight from Indrinatours Quad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): go for a stroll along the water at Playa El Portillo, kick back and relax at Playa Las Ballenas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Bonita, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Bonita.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Terrenas online tour planner.

You can drive from Punta Cana to Las Terrenas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Las Terrenas can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Puerto Plata.

Things to do in Las Terrenas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.7
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Waterfall
Salto El Limon
4.1

2
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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stop by Estrella Avenida, then take in the dramatic scenery at 27 Charcos, and then whizz through the canopy at Country World Adventure Park. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Sosua Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Plata trip planner.

Getting from Las Terrenas to Puerto Plata by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Las Terrenas in July, expect little chillier with lows of 26°C in Puerto Plata. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Waterfall
27 Charcos
4.6

2
nights
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

Isla de Vieques ©

Isla Nena

For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
On the 8th (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along Mosquito Pier, then explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Caracas Beach, kick back and relax at La Chiva, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieques National Wildlife Refuge, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

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You can fly from Puerto Plata to Isla de Vieques in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, ferry, shuttle, and taxi. Traveling from Puerto Plata in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Isla de Vieques, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:
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Must see
Caracas Beach
4.8
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Must see
La Chiva
4.8
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Water Body
Sun Bay Beach
4.6

2
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Culebra, Puerto Rico

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Tamarindo Beach, enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse, then step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Culebra vacation builder site.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Isla de Vieques to Culebra in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July in Culebra, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fajardo.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Must see
Flamenco Beach
4.8

2
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Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Fajardo ©
Fajardo is a small city and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. On the 12th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then head off-road at Carabali Rainforest Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fajardo trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Culebra to Fajardo in 2.5 hours. July in Fajardo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Fajardo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.5
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Off-Road / ATV Trail
Carabali Rainforest Park
4.6

3
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San Andres Island, Colombia

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Take a break from the city and head to Playa de Spratt Bight and La Piscinita. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba San Andres Dive Shop and Esmeraldas Colombianas. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Hoyo Soplador, explore the fascinating underground world of Morgan's Cave, see the vivid underwater world at West View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Charquitos.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Andres Island road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fajardo to San Andres Island. Traveling from Fajardo to San Andres Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in San Andres Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Santa Marta.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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Wildlife Area
La Piscinita
4.1

2
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Santa Marta, Colombia

America's Pearl

Many visitors begin their Santa Marta holiday, surrounded by urban clutter and heavy traffic, expecting little from the city in terms of historical importance.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the architecture and design of Universidad del Magdalena, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cristal Beach, then soothe aching muscles at La Basilica Yoga Studio & Boutique, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Santa Marta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Andres Island to Santa Marta takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from San Andres Island in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Santa Marta, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.9
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University / School
Universidad del Magdalena
4.6

2
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Cayo Largo, Cuba

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
On the 19th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Paraiso. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Blanca Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Hatchery, then kick back and relax at Sirena Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at El Torreon Nursery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cayo Largo journey builder.

Explore your travel options from Santa Marta to Cayo Largo with the Route module. In July in Cayo Largo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
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Wildlife Area
Sea Turtle Hatchery
4.4
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Beach
Sirena Beach
4.7

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