8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Maho, St. Maarten-St. Martin
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​min
2
St. Jean, St. Barthelemy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark, United States

2
nights
Maho, St. Maarten-St. Martin

Maho ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Orient Bay Beach and then stroll through Dawn Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Cupecoy Bay Beach, explore the activities along Mullet Bay Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maho Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Maho trip tool .

Newark, USA to Maho is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newark to Maho due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Newark in January; daily highs in Maho reach 83°F and lows reach 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can fly to St. Jean.

Things to do in Maho

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sint Maarten, Cupecoy Bay Beach, Orient Bay Beach
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Maho Beach ©
Maho Beach
Orient Bay Beach ©
Orient Bay Beach
Dawn Beach ©
Dawn Beach

2
nights
St. Jean, St. Barthelemy

St. Jean ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at St. Jean Beach and then stroll through Colombier Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Cul de Sac Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse de Grande Saline, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse du Gouverneur.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our St. Jean road trip site .

St. Jean is just a short distance from Maho. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Virgin Gorda.

Things to do in St. Jean

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Barthelemy, Grand Cul de Sac Beach
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St. Jean Beach ©
St. Jean Beach
Colombier Beach ©
Colombier Beach
Grand Cul de Sac Beach ©
Grand Cul de Sac Beach

1
night
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Virgin Gorda ©
Thankfully lacking some of the commercialism of other islands nearby, Virgin Gorda offers a relaxing place to holiday, and maintains a feeling of intimacy despite its reputation as an exclusive destination.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): kick back and relax at Spring Bay, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Baths, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Savannah Bay.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Virgin Gorda trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from St. Jean to Virgin Gorda takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in January, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Virgin Gorda

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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The Baths ©
The Baths
Spring Bay ©
Spring Bay
Savannah Bay ©
Savannah Bay

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.
On the 17th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Soldado Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Carlos Rosario Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoni Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Culebra driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Virgin Gorda to Culebra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in January, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Carlos Rosario Beach ©
Carlos Rosario Beach

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