22 days in Asia & Caribbean Itinerary

22 days in Asia & Caribbean Itinerary

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22 days in Asia & Caribbean Itinerary

Start: Cape Town, South Africa
Fly:  26 h
1
Male, Maldives
— 4 nights
Fly:  33 h
2
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
— 5 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h
3
Saint James Parish, Barbados
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h
4
St. Jean, St. Barthelemy
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Cape Town, South Africa

4
nights
Male, Maldives

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Attractions like Artificial Beach and Hulhumale Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Friday Mosque, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at Island Bazaar.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Male trip maker app .

Cape Town, South Africa to Male is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town to Male, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in December, with highs in Male at 36°C and lows at 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Hulhumale Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
Step out of the city life by going to Gold Rock Beach and Fortune Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Garden of the Groves and Taino Beach. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Port Lucaya Marketplace, head outdoors with Experience Grand Bahama Island with Hida, take in the dramatic natural features at Shark Alley, and enjoy the sand and surf at Xanadu Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Bahama Island trip itinerary tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Male to Grand Bahama Island. The time zone difference moving from Maldives Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Male in January, expect Grand Bahama Island to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saint James Parish.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace
Taino Beach ©
Taino Beach

5
nights
Saint James Parish, Barbados

Saint James Parish ©
Saint James Parish, with its white sand coastline and modern coastal developments, has gained a reputation as a favorite haunt of the rich and famous.
Andromeda Botanic Gardens and St. Nicholas Abbey will appeal to history buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Harrison's Cave. and Bottom Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Saint James Parish side-trips: Foul Bay (in Saint Philip Parish), Crane Beach (in Union Hall) and Bathsheba Beach (in Bathsheba). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Carlisle Bay, stroll through Soup Bowl, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Mount Gay Visitor Centre.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saint James Parish trip planner .

Getting from Grand Bahama Island to Saint James Parish by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Bahama Island to Saint James Parish is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Bahama Island in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Saint James Parish: highs are around 34°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Jean.

Things to do in Saint James Parish

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bridgetown, Saint Joseph Parish, Saint Philip Parish, Saint Peter Parish, Harrison's Cave.
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Harrison's Cave. ©
Harrison's Cave.
Bottom Bay ©
Bottom Bay
Carlisle Bay ©
Carlisle Bay

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nights
St. Jean, St. Barthelemy

St. Jean ©
Get outdoors at St. Jean Beach and Anse des Flamands. Relax by the water at Colombier Beach and Anse du Gouverneur.

Plan my day in St. Jean using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Saint James Parish to St. Jean takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. Jean

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Barthelemy, Grand Cul de Sac Beach
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St. Jean Beach ©
St. Jean Beach
Colombier Beach ©
Colombier Beach
Grand Cul de Sac Beach ©
Grand Cul de Sac Beach

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