Haiti’s push for more tourism, a secret beach bar in Nassau, and a delicious rum punch video from our friend JetSetSarah and the Montpelier Plantation on Nevis–this week’s Caribbean Wrap Up crisscrosses the islands from east to west. If you’re a diver, then you’re going to love the story about diving the Great Blue Hole of Belize!
Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up
The Caribbean’s Easiest Rum Punch Recipe: Join JetSetSarah as she visits the stunning island of Nevis and visit the Montpelier Plantation where bartender Kaddy was nice enough to bring his talents to video and mix up one of his delicious rum punch recipes. –Story by JetSetSarah.com
American Airlines to Launch Daily Service From Miami to Cap-Haitien, Haiti: American Airlines is launching its first-ever flights to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, the carrier announced Monday. The move could be a boon to Haiti’s nascent tourism development efforts, which have focused in large part on attracting tourists to Cap-Haitien and the northern portion of the country, home to Haiti’s famous National History Park. –Story by CaribbeanJournal.com
Delicious Bahamian Food Under the Bridge: Without a doubt the best place to taste the flavors of the Bahamas in Nassau is underneath the bridge that links Nassau and Paradise Island. Otherwise known as the bridge to Atlantis. Quite literally underneath said bridge is a strip of colorful shacks, all serving fresh local dishes. –Story by TravelDudes.org
The Great Blue Hole – Diving into an Incredible Underwater Sinkhole: This is the Great Blue Hole in Belize, a plunging 124 m drop in the middle of a shallow reef. In 1971, Jacques-Yves Cousteau visited the hole with his ship, the Calypso, and declared it to be one of the top ten scuba diving sites in the world. –Story by BelizeHub.com
Nassau’s Secret Beach Bar: If you’re walking, it’s a bit past the boutique Compass Point hotel. And then a bit more. And then another 10 minutes. Head down a slight hill, and it’s home to a truly hidden gem: the Nirvana Beach Bar. –Story by CaribbeanJournal.com
Celebrate National Rum Day with these Men’s & Women’s Castaway Shirts: As the Pirates say, Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum!! Become a Caribbean Castaway by rockin’ this new tee or tank brought to you by Team Cocktail and Rum Shop Ryan!
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