Summertime. Yes, the Caribbean is hot, but so is everywhere else. But what the Caribbean offers is a diverse, scintillating collection of islands where you can find your own cool, whether it’s windsurfing in Aruba or traversing a mountain jungle in Dominica. Here are 10 great summer vacations in the Caribbean this year — the places to stay cool.
The Dutch Caribbean’s beach capital is always hip, always energetic and, perhaps most importantly, always outside of the Hurricane Belt, meaning you usually don’t have to worry about any canceled flights or trips during the summer. For a boutique stay, try Boardwalk or Bucuti Tara; for a larger resort, it’s the Aruba Marriott.