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Peaceful and Safe Vacation Destinations in the Caribbean

Safest Vacation Destinations in the Caribbean
It doesn't get better than the Caribbean islands when looking for a nice tropical vacation. But if you are going with your family, especially children, you want the place to be safe. Take a look at some of the safe locations for vacationing in the Caribbean.
Komal Bakhru
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2018
A vacation with the family has been long overdue, but you don't know where to go. Once you decide where it is that you want to head to, you need to make sure that the chosen destination is one that is good enough in terms of safety, especially because you are headed there with your family and you need to be as particular as you possibly can. By no means does that imply that safety isn't important when you are traveling alone, it very simply implies that it is more important to take all necessary precaution when traveling with people that you are responsible for. Here's the deal (and this applies to most vacations anyway), a holiday by definition is supposed to be one of those moments when you relax and very simply allow for everything to be as laid-back as it possibly can be. That said, you do not want to spend time worrying about things. This makes your decision for choosing some of the safest destinations, a smart decision. Anyway, coming back to what we were at, you've zeroed in on some vacation spots in the Caribbean, so take a look at what's to follow, and you'll soon know if what you had in mind was safe or not, because the places listed below are some of the safest that you could ever find in the Caribbean.
Safe Caribbean Destinations
Here is a list of some suggestions regarding some safe places to travel to in the Caribbean. Have a look...
Cayman Islands
Of all the destinations that we could begin with, it just had to be the Cayman Islands. Ranking rather well when it comes to the safest Caribbean Islands, this place is made up of three smaller islands which are, Grand Cayman, Cayman Bric, and Little Cayman. One of the most fascinating places on the Grand Cayman is the Seven Mile Beach, which also happens to be home to a large number of hotels and resorts on this islands group. This destination which is roughly 150 miles to the south of Cuba is known for its high standards of living and will definitely make for a very pleasurable stay for you too. Some of the best things to do, in order to entertain yourself when staying on the island would be a visit to the National Museum, Pedro Castle, Governor Michael Gore Bird Sanctuary, and several other places that make for a worthwhile visit. Apart from that, the usual activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving can also be indulged in.
Punta Cana
The next destination that does extremely well when talking about safe family vacation destinations is Punta Cana. A destination that survives by speaking Spanish, it wouldn't hurt to have some knowledge of the language before you decide to head there. Known as one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the Caribbean, Punta Cana is mostly about white sand beaches throughout. What you will love about this place is the fact that during your stay here you will get to see a lot of sky as opposed to large concrete buildings, because according to a law, buildings cannot be taller than a palm tree. Apart from the fact that this destination is an affordable one, there are a reasonable amount of things to do as well. Some of the best being a visit to Dolphin Islands, Saona Island, Seaquarium, Bavaro Runners amongst a lot else. What Punta Cana also offers in abundance is a lot of golf, so all you golf lovers can rejoice!
Puerto Plata
The next of all places that make it to the list of safest destinations is Puerto Plata. A great city to visit, this one is a really nice holiday destination especially when traveling with family. As any tropical destination would, Puerto Plata also offers a lot of the usual activities, but what it offers in addition to that is some really good shopping too. If you are here with family, there is a lot to do that the family would enjoy, but if you are there with a few friends, or maybe as a couple, the nightlife will please you well, because this destination is known for it. The fact, worth considering before discarding Puerto Plata, is that it offers a large selection of places to live in, most of which are extremely affordable too. So whether you want to go visit forts, museums, or theme parks, or you want to enjoy a night out, you can be sure that there will be more than sufficient for you to do.
Turks and Caicos
If there's one thing you would love to know about Turks and Caicos, is the part about crime being almost unheard of over here. Moving beyond that, Turks and Caicos is made up of eight smaller islands, thus allowing you a lot of traveling and exploring on the island itself. Lots of beaches and other touristy attractions such as museums and other sight seeing spots will keep you entertained when on vacation here. What you will also find here is some beautiful coral reefs that you can go ahead and explore, as also national parks that are really worth a visit. Travel around and go check out the Grand Turk Lighthouse, or maybe even the Humpback Whales if that's what you'd like better. You can be sure that when you're here, there will be choices aplenty.
Now, surely everybody knows that the Caribbean is made up of way more places than just those mentioned here, but when it comes to picking some of the safest vacation spots in the Caribbean, these would be it. So, the next time you decide to travel to the Caribbean, definitely consider one of the above mentioned, and you may be surprised with how much you really love the place.
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