Bridgetown, Barbados

Bridgetown is the capital and the largest city in Barbados, founded in 1628 by British settlers; located on the southwest coast. With a population from different nationalities, 80% are of African origin. Bridgetown is a very important tourist destination of the Caribbean, it is very often a destination for the congress. Its warm but not arid climate where the monthly average temperature does not fall below 18 ° C. Its port is located on the southwest coast of the island and welcomes numerous cruise ships. The main products exported from the island and through the port are sugar, molasses and rum. To visit: the Anglican cathedral (18th century), the houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square with the statue of Admiral Nelson (based on the one in London), the Royal Park, the colonial garrison and the stadium Garrison Savannah which hosts international cricket matches. The Garrison Sainte Anne de Bridgetown, known simply as the garrison, is a historical area which contains buildings such as the barracks and fthe ort St. Ann. The historic moment for the last lowered flag of the United Kingdom and the first survey of the flag of Barbados, marking its independence, took place in this area.

Tips

If you visit the city by making a cruise stopover, you will find many people who will try to sell you a tour or they will offer you a taxi, it is your decision if you wish to accept their offer, but if you only want to visit the beach, the public beach is 20-30 minute walk and it’s worth a little walk to relax under the sun later.
If you like museums, the historical Museum has interesting collections in geology, history, decorative arts, as well as important material on the flora and fauna marine.
If you like orchids, you can visit Orchid World, it is at the centre of the island of Barbados with more than 30,000 orchids as well as other flowers of tropical climate. You can go by bus, it takes 1 hour to get there.

Whala!Bayahibe, Dominicus, Dominican Republic

The Whala! Bayahibe is a 4-star hotel located 19 km from La Romana Airport and 71km from Punta Cana Airport, at Dominicus in Dominican Republic. The hotel overlooks a cliff and there is no beach on site but there is a shuttle every 30mn from 8h to 18h which drops you off at the beach in 10 minutes. The shuttle is dedicated to hotel guests only. However, if you can swim, you can go down into the sea and enjoy all of its beauty. The hotel is an all inclusive. The complex is divided into several buildings surrounded by beautiful gardens. You have rooms and suites with sea view (in front of or partial) or garden view. There are 4 pools, 3 of which are with seawater and one of them is an infinity pool which overlooks the cliff directly. There is only one à la carte restaurant with a great view, a buffet and a snack bar next to the swimming pools. The complex is known to be a quiet place with activities like aqua gym, yoga and dance classes. There is a little different animation every evening.

Tips

If you like walking, the beach is a 15-20 minute walk and you will have the possibility to go through the small village with the shops.

There is sushi on request in the à la carte restaurant, paying an extra.

If you like pizza, you can ask for your choice at the snack bar and they will make it on request in front of you.

Playa del Carmen, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Playa del Carmen is a village and beach of Mexico on the Caribbean Sea in the Yucatan Peninsula and makes part of a  tourist complex known as Riviera Maya. The island of Cozumel is opposite the village. The 5th Avenue (Quinta Avenida) and the pier for Cozumel is the tourist and commercial section, pedestrian area,  with many bars, discos, restaurants and shops close to the beach.
 
 
Tips
 
 
If you like sports, you are in the right place: diving, windsurfing, sailing, everything is possible.
Playa del Carmen is a perfect place to relax and enjoy,  to make excursions to other towns as Cancun (80 km), Tulum (ruins), Chichen Itza (Maya City), Xel Ha or Xcaret Eco Park (aquatic and cultural parks).
If you like coral reefs, go to Akumal, Puerto Morelos or Cozumel to enjoy the underwater world.
There aren’t many cultural activities but there are cinemas where you can watch movies in English spetially on rainy days.
If you like shopping, there‘s also a shopping mall  at Plaza Las Americas.