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The Best Caribbean Sunsets (Wait till you see Number 4)

The Caribbean islands are known for their far-stretched sands, relaxing ocean shores, and turquoise shallow waters, making their beaches some of the best in the world. Now, imagine mixing these shorelines with a breath-taking sunset, not a bad vision, right? Well, you no longer have to picture it because Holiday Hypermarket has rounded up some of the Caribbean’s best beach sunsets. So in true Caribbean style we suggest you grab a pina colada, play some reggae music and enjoy the glorious view.

  1. Dominican Republic

Finding a beautiful beach sunset in the Dominican Republic is an easy task. With 800 miles of coastline, it’s safe to say this hotspot has its fair share of beaches. But this doesn’t mean that every beach sunset is the same! That’s right, whether you’re heading to the relaxing resort of Punta Cana or the capital Puerto Plata each beach sunset will offer an incomparable experience, making it the best Caribbean island for its sunset scapes.

Dominican Republic sunset

  1. Barbados

Rum shacks, reggae and coconut palms are just a few highlights of this Caribbean island. As the home of Rihanna and the holiday of choice for dozens of celebrities, there’s no wonder this laid-back island has become one of the most sought-after destinations on the map. And with several beaches boasting some of the most incredible sunsets in the world like Bottom Bay Beach, Maxwell Beach and perhaps the most famed, Sandy Lane, there’s no better place to watch those last slivers of daylight disappear.

Barbados sunset

  1. Aruba

Aruba’s celebrated beach sunsets can be enjoyed in various ways, whether you’re one for taking strolls along the sand, enjoying a private dinner for two on the beach, going for an evening swim in the ocean or just simply sitting beside a palm tree with a cocktail in hand. Whatever you choose, Aruba’s colourful sky will offer the perfect backdrop. MooMba Beach is a great spot to wave goodbye to the sun’s rays. With a bar and restaurant set amongst the sand you’ll feel like you’ve stumbled across one of Aruba’s best-kept secrets.

Aruba sunset

  1. Cuba

Nature has left us awe-struck once again, but this time it’s in Cuba. Not only does this island have a wealth of culture but it also has some of the best sun sinking views you may ever witness. Walk along Havana’s Malecon seafront or feel the cool ocean breeze on Varadero beach as you experience a Cuban sunset like no other.

Cuba sunset

  1. Jamaica

There’s something extraordinary about watching the sun’s rays flickering on the surface of a calm ocean and creating a heart-warming effect on all that have witnessed it. Often described as the jewel of the Caribbean, Jamaica’s laid-back vibe is the ideal setting for a sunset sitting. Famous for its jerk-cooking and reggae roots this island brings those brochure images to life. From east to west there is dozens of stunning beaches to choose from such as Negril’s seven miles of sand and the gentle waves of Montego Bay’s Doctor’s Cave. With so many beaches to sample chasing that textbook sunset won’t be a problem.

 Jamaica sunset

Where would you choose?

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aruba sunset by Tony I 

IMG_4536.JPG by Owen Prior 

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