16 days in Caribbean Itinerary

16 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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16 days in Caribbean Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Bridgetown, Barbados
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Willemstad, Curacao
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
3
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: London, United Kingdom

4
nights
Bridgetown, Barbados

Bridgetown ©
Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. You'll get in some beach time at Enterprise (Miami) Beach and Bathsheba Beach. The Boatyard and Scuba & Snorkeling are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dover Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Rockley Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Mount Gay Visitor Centre, and take a leisurely stroll along South Coast Boardwalk.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Bridgetown road trip planning site .

London, UK to Bridgetown is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from London in November, things will get much hotter in Bridgetown: highs are around 35°C and lows about 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Willemstad.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hastings, Saint Joseph Parish, Barbados Concorde Experience, Dover Beach, Enterprise (Miami) Beach
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Rockley Beach ©
Rockley Beach
Bathsheba Beach ©
Bathsheba Beach
Dover Beach ©
Dover Beach

3
nights
Willemstad, Curacao

Willemstad ©
Willemstad is the capital city of Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Do some cultural sightseeing at Curacao Maritime Museum and Kura Hulanda Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Kleine Knip and Playa Kenepa Chiki. Change things up with these side-trips from Willemstad: Sabana Westpunt (Playa Piscado/Playa Grandi & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Jeremi, Head underground at Boca Tabla, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Lagun.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Willemstad visit planner.

Fly from Bridgetown to Willemstad in 9 hours. In November in Willemstad, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Willemstad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Curacao, Playa Piscado/Playa Grandi
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Playa Lagun ©
Playa Lagun
Playa Piscado/Playa Grandi ©
Playa Piscado/Playa Grandi
Playa Kenepa Chiki ©
Playa Kenepa Chiki

6
nights
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Punta Cana ©
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia and Parroquia de San Dionisio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Arena Gorda Beach and Juanillo Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Punta Cana: Cueva de las Maravillas (in El Soco) and Bayahibe (National Park of the East & Fishing Charters & Tours). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, play a few rounds at Iberostate Bavaro Golf & Club, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Punta Cana using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Willemstad to Punta Cana takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November in Punta Cana, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Higuey, Bayahibe, Cueva de las Maravillas
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Juanillo Beach ©
Juanillo Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Arena Gorda Beach ©
Arena Gorda Beach

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