Crushin’ on the Caribbean

Crushin’ on the Caribbean  ​​​​

When you are ready for white-sand beaches and clear blue water, the Caribbean is the place for you to go!

This warm tropical destination is perfect for any and all occasions.

Destination weddings, honeymoons, spring break, or just a good old-fashioned getaway!

This will definitely be a perfect sunny destination for you. 

Caribbean Travel Blogs We’re Reading This Week:

10 Underrated Caribbean Gems

Via The Discoverer​​

When you ask someone to name their favorite Caribbean islands, and ​​more than likely, you get answers along the lines o​​f Jamaica, Barbados, The Bahamas, and Saint Lucia. These are all breathta​​kingly beautiful islands. However, there are a few underrated gems in the Caribbean that don’t often get the love they deserve. ​​


5 Luxurious Hotels in the Caribbean You Need to Check Out

Via The Discoverer

Take a trip to the Caribbean and take your pick of these extravagant hotels when planning your next visit to this sun-soaked region. From suites with mountain vistas and ocean-facing infinity pools to swanky spas and private butlers, we are sure you’ll be tempted by these luxurious Caribbean hotels.​​​​


Which Caribbean Island Is Right For You?


1. Cayman Islands

Ideal For: Beach Bums, Divers, Families, and Golfers

This wonderful island has incredible diving sites and is known best for its pristine sand beaches. The resorts on this island are to die for. They have specially crafted their spas and golf courses.​​​​

2. Saint Martin

Ideal For: Couples, Beach Bums and Foodies

The island is home to busy resort beaches and secluded coves. It’s also known for fusion cuisine, vibrant nightlife and duty-free shops selling jewelry and liquor.​​​​

3. St. Lucia 

Ideal For: Adventure seekers, Beach Bums, and Couples

This is a perfect destination for adventurous honeymooners! There are plenty of fun activities to do including: diving, hiking beautiful waterfall trails, and going to the sulfur springs to enjoy a mud bath!​​​​

4. Turks and Caicos 

Ideal For: Couples and Families

This island is the perfect destination for a fun family getaway! With plenty of family friendly resorts, kiddos will have so much to do. For the parents there are amazing spas on the island, that are definitely worth trying. ​​​​

5. Jamaica

Ideal For: Adventurers, Beach Bums and Food Snobs

Between the music, food, and people this is definitely an amazing island to visit. Adventurous travelers can hike, rock climb or dive while their calm counterparts can lounge on Seven Mile Beach’s soft white sand or swim in its clear​​ water.

Caribbean Travel Featured Topic: Caribbean Cruises!

If you want to experience multiple Caribbean Islands in one fun adventure, then a Caribbean cruise is meant for you!

Here are a few different cruises to see which cruise line would be perfect for your next getaway! 

Celebrity Beyond

Celebrity Beyond is the newest ship in the cruise line’s fleet. She is the mark of modern luxury, with its cool, contemporary design and warm space and dining experiences where the design of the venues is as important as the cuisine including a restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud, his first at sea.  The Martini Bar in the Grand Plaza is a must-do and don’t forget about the Magic Carpet.

Odyssey of the Seas

​Odyssey of the Seas is an action-packed ship designed for families, though adults will enjoy it just as much as the kids do. There are a lot of fun things to do on board including FlowRider surf simulator, rock climbing wall ripcord by iFly skydiving simulator, NorthStar observational pod, Sky Pad virtual reality bungee experience, Zone Zero fully immersive virtual reality experience, the Music Hall and Splashaway Bay aqua park for kids.

Disney Fantasy

​​​​The Disney Fantasy takes the cake when it comes to family cruising. It wows little ones with character meet-and-greets, a water coaster, action-packed kids’ clubs and magical nighttime shows. The popular  Animator’s Palate restaurant is on this ship with a new. An interactive dinner show called Animation Magic involves the guests in the animation shown during the meal.  But kids aren’t the ship’s only focus. Adults, even without kids in tow, have plenty of spaces to themselves.


Whether you want to hang out at the pool or beach all day and sip Pina Coladas ~ no judgement here ~ or explore a couple different islands, Platinum Travel is here to help you find the best resort or cruise for you so that you can have the vacation you want and deserve. 

Contact us today!

Sara is the owner of Platinum Travel and specializes in creating luxury, customized, stress free vacations for people who want to see the world and all things Disney.
She also owns Autism Friendly Vacations where she helps families who have a member on the Autism spectrum get the vacation they deserve. Visit for more information.
You can reach her at 414-377-8611 or to start planning your vacation today.

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