Tropical Vacations

Inside the world’s hottest tropical vacation spots

Tropical vacations are perfect for chasing away the winter blues, with peak tourism beginning in October and extending through April. These sun-soaked destinations are the ideal place to unwind and escape the cool weather, offering friendly hospitality, warm sunshine, and endless miles of sand and surf.

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  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    This scenic region of Costa Rica overlooks the Pacific Ocean, offering placid beaches, a welcoming atmosphere and excellent nature preserves.

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    Florida Keys

    Florida Keys

    This archipelago is one of the most popular destinations in the U.S. With 1,700 islands, the Florida Keys offer endless getaway possibilities.

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    Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico

    With beautiful weather that sees almost no seasonal temperature variation, Puerto Rico is among the Caribbean’s most scenic and historic destinations.

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    St. John

    St. John

    Many people say St. John is the most beautiful of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Almost two-thirds of its surface is a fully protected nature preserve.

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    BVI

    BVI

    Sun worshipers and angling enthusiasts flock to the British Virgin Islands, one of the world’s premier vacationing and fishing hotspots.

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    Dominican Republic

    Dominican Republic

    Claimed by Christopher Columbus during his first voyage to the New World, the Dominican Republic has a rich history to match its breathtaking beauty.

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    Phuket, Thailand

    Phuket, Thailand

    Phuket is Thailand’s largest island, drawing millions of visitors every year with its lush tropical beauty and balmy waters.

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    St. James, Barbados

    St. James, Barbados

    Sometimes called the “Little Britain” of the Caribbean, Barbados offers vast expanses of unspoiled natural beauty for those seeking a quiet getaway.

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    Aruba

    Aruba

    Lying outside the hurricane belt, this Dutch protectorate gets what is arguably the most consistently beautiful weather of any place in the world.

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    Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

    Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

    The largest of the three Cayman Islands is home to Seven Mile Beach, which travel experts consistently rank among the finest beaches in the world.

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