Sure, arriving anywhere in the Caribbean is a romantic experience. The small airport, the palm trees, the ocean in close proximity … it’s always an adventure. But there are certain places in the Caribbean where the arrival is that much more, well, interesting — whether it’s the difficult nature of the landing or the quaint character of the airport. These are some of the most interesting places to land in the Caribbean.
Yes, Saba has the shortest commercial runway anywhere in the world, located at Juancho E Yrausquin Airport. That’s because the island is almost entirely a volcano called Mount Scenery, meaning landings here are, well, interesting. It’s too short to receive jet planes, but that makes island hopping here just that much more romantic.