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Pinel Island in St Martin.

The 25 Best Beaches in the Caribbean to Visit in 2024

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - January 3, 2024
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Let’s be frank. The best beach in the Caribbean is the one you’re on right now. That means choosing our favorite beaches in the Caribbean each year is an almost impossible task — and one that, we admit, is completely subjective. We all have our different tastes when it comes to beaches; some prefer the ultra-secluded, tucked-away beach; others are drawn to the all-day, bustling party beach. So which beaches made the cut this year? Our objective this year was o focus on beaches that are not just beautiful, but reachable.

That means just about every beach on this list can be driven to from a Caribbean airport — in other words, you won’t need to charter a boat, say a secret password and commandeer a dinghy to reach them. You may have heard of some of these beaches; others may be new to your radar. But all of them are the essence of what makes Caribbean beaches so enchanting: that ideal shade of blue, the right softness of the sand, the marvelous alchemy that occurs when white sand and green hills meet the sun.

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Sandy Point in St Croix.

Sandy Point, St Croix Our number one beach for 2024 is a stunner: Sandy Point, the spectacular stretch of sand on the far southwestern tip of St Croix, just south of Frederiksted. This is a wonder of the Caribbean, tucked away in a National Wildlife Refuge, where you’ll feel like you’ve discovered your own secret beach. It’s a reminder of the sometimes overwhelming natural beauty of the island of St Croix. 

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