16 days in Caribbean Itinerary

16 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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16 days in Caribbean Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  30​min
2
Sandy Ground, Anguilla
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  4​h
3
Castries, St. Lucia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland

3
nights
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin

Take a trip to Philipsburg, the capital of Sint Maarten, and enjoy dynamic nightlife and great shopping.
Philipsburg is known for shopping, beaches, wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, make a trip to Frontstreet, contemplate the waterfront views at Mullet Bay Beach, and stop by Caribbean Gems.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Philipsburg travel itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, Holland to Philipsburg is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Atlantic Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in February, with highs in Philipsburg at 33°C and lows at 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sandy Ground.

Things to do in Philipsburg

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sint Maarten, Maho Beach, Cupecoy Bay Beach
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:
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Speed Boats Tours
Maho Beach ©
Maho Beach
Frontstreet ©
Frontstreet

2
nights
Sandy Ground, Anguilla

Sandy Ground ©
On the 6th (Thu), stroll through Rendezvous Bay Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Limin' Boutique, and then kick back and relax at Shoal Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Little Bay, then kick back and relax at Meads Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Maundays Bay.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sandy Ground planner .

Sandy Ground is just a stone's throw from Philipsburg. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Castries.

Things to do in Sandy Ground

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

West End Village, Meads Bay, Little Bay, Shoal Bay
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 7:
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Shoal Bay ©
Shoal Bay
Rendezvous Bay Beach ©
Rendezvous Bay Beach
Maundays Bay ©
Maundays Bay

4
nights
Castries, St. Lucia

Castries ©
The capital and largest city in Saint Lucia, Castries has a number of cultural sites to explore, and recreational areas to enjoy.
Explore Castries' surroundings by going to Soufriere (Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Pigeon Island National Park, kick back and relax at Reduit Beach, explore the activities along Marigot Bay, and don't miss a visit to Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Castries attractions planner .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Sandy Ground to Castries in 4 hours. In February in Castries, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Barbuda.

Things to do in Castries

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Lucia, Soufriere
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:
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Pigeon Island National Park ©
Pigeon Island National Park
Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens ©
Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens
Marigot Bay ©
Marigot Bay

1
night
Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda

Barbuda ©
Home to a large population of magnificent frigatebirds, Barbuda has a reputation for excellent bird-watching, along with many other relaxing pursuits.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Princess Diana Beach and then stroll through Frigate Bird Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Barbuda trip site .

Getting from Castries to Barbuda by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight. February in Barbuda sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Barbuda

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Frigate Bird Sanctuary ©
Frigate Bird Sanctuary

5
nights
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

St. John's ©
The capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, St John's represents the commercial and touristic center of the twin-island country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. John's: Devil's Bridge (in Saint Philip Parish) and Nelson's Dockyard (in English Harbour). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Shirley Heights, kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay, stop by Silver Chelles, and explore the activities along Dickenson Bay.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the St. John's visit app .

Traveling by flight from Barbuda to St. John's takes 2.5 hours. February in St. John's sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. John's

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Antigua, Saint Philip Parish, English Harbour, Valley Church Beach
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 17:
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Nelson's Dockyard ©
Nelson's Dockyard
Shirley Heights ©
Shirley Heights
Dickenson Bay ©
Dickenson Bay

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