I used to assume that all Caribbean beaches must be great because Hollywood told me so.
Now I know better. Some Caribbean beaches are great and some aren’t any different than some of the beaches I’ve seen on Lake Erie.
The most beautiful beach I have ever seen was on a remote cruise stop at Labadee Haiti. The sand was powerdy, clean and pure white. The only people on it came from our cruise ship.
The most disappointing beach won’t be named, but it was narrow, dingy and rocky.
That particular destination had been hit by two hurricanes in recent years, and the government authority decided it didn’t want to truck in replacement sand.
We decided we didn’t want to go back.
If you plan to spend a lot of time on the beach during your vacation, do research the best beaches and don’t assume a popular place like Cancun has great beaches. Continue reading