Planning on taking an adventure trip this valentines day? There are plenty of adventure tours in the Caribbean that provide just the right amount of adrenaline, adventure, romance and excitement all wrapped up in one great package! Plus its that time again when we all want to beat mother nature and get some wonderful vitamin D. Some of these adventures are not for the faint of heart – but you will thank your lucky stars you’re not just home sitting on your couch! If you miss this for valentines day – there’s always March Break around the corner to try out these adventures. Pictures courtesy of the Caribbean Shopping Channel (www.caribbeanshoppingchannel.com)
THE LOVERS ROCK CATAMARAN CRUISE – JAMAICA
This Valentine’s Day, treat your better half to an Island Routes Lover’s Rock Catamaran Cruise in Jamaica and explore the beauty of the Caribbean together! Enjoy panoramic views of the golden sun sinking into the sea as you cruise on our custom designed 65-foot catamaran. Sail includes: unlimited premium liquors, delectable appetizers, soothing reggae beats playing on a state-of-the-art PA sound system. Sail off into the sunset on this romantic cruise that features stunning views of the golden sun sinking into the sea and lighting up the horizon with a spectrum of red, pink and orange tints. Munch on delectable appetizers and sip exotic cocktails, including the catamaran signature drink, as you stand on deck and watch the sea become set ablaze with fiery color. Laugh out loud with newfound friends as the undulating shoreline passes you by. Sway to the rhythms of the pulsating reggae music or simply steal away, finding a quiet spot where you can be alone together and remember why you fell in love in the first place. There’s nothing quite like a Caribbean sunset at sea to reawaken the fires of love or to ignite memories that will last a lifetime.
SWIM WITH THE DOLPHINS & STINGRAY COMBO – THE CAYMAN ISLANDS
This exciting combination excursion features two of the most fascinating experiences Grand Cayman has to offer. You will enjoy swimming with dolphins, as well as swimming, petting and feeding stingrays at The World Famous Stingray City. See beautiful tropical birds on a nature walk to the dolphin area where these gentle and exciting creatures await. Pet, kiss, and even ride belly to belly with them if you want. At the Stingray City sandbar, you can play and swim with these incredible sea creatures. Not to worry if you’re a bit shy, a trained guide will be there with you the entire time.
DEEP SEA SPORT FISHING – JAMAICA
The very best in deep sea sport fishing beckons off the coast of Jamaica. Imagine heading out onto the open waters off the coast, renowned as one of the most thrilling grounds in the entire Caribbean. Now you can brag about your own amazing catch, as you take advantage of the unbelievable fleet of customized fishing boats including: a 46′ Hatteras (completely refit in 2008); a 31′ Betram (arguably the world’s best fishing platform); Hop aboard with the expertise of the captain and crew, who know the very best spots to catch Blue Marlin, Wahoo, Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), Tuna and Sailfish, just to name a few. The sun is shining, the drinks are icy and the fish are biting.
KAYAK TO DE PALM ISLAND – ARUBA
Are you ready to kayak to De Palm Island!? Your enthusiastic guides will give you a brief lesson on the sport of kayaking and then it will be time to hop in your kayak and begin making your way along the coastal mangroves of the calm inland water that lead to the center of the Spanish Lagoon. Once you are there, you will encounter the most azure blue colored waters the Caribbean has to offer. Your guides will tell you all about your gorgeous surroundings and then you will make your way to De Palm Island. On the island, you will have the opportunity to go on a guided snorkeling tour of the De Palm Sloop Reef, part of Aruba’s South Coast Barrier Reef. It is truly a magnificent site and it is one of the richest and most abundant under water eco systems in the Caribbean. All that kayaking and snorkeling is bound to get your tummy rumbling so your next stop will be for lunch. A full spread of delicious food will be waiting for you, including hot and cold snacks, a sandwich grill, soups, salad and one more very important thing…an open bar! All alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are included. Once you’ve feasted to your hearts content, you can join in on one of the beach volley ball games taking place on the island, go on a “Banana Boat Ride” or even take a Salsa lesson. That’s not all though, there is also a huge “water park” with a variety of slides. However, if it’s a little rest and relaxation that you’re after, you can take it easy on the beach in a lounge chair as well.
RAINFOREST CANOPY ADVENTURE – ANTIGUA
A natural high on zip lines will have you traversing the glorious gorge at Fig Tree Drive. Adventurers will then dare to conquer the challenge course or the take the “Stairway to Heaven” that leads to the Canopy Café with views of the rushing zipliners.A natural high on zip lines will have you traversing the glorious gorge at Fig Tree Drive. Adventurers will then dare to conquer the challenge course or the take the “Stairway to Heaven” that leads to the Canopy Café with views of the rushing zipliners.Which Island tour would you go on?
Which Island Tour would you go on?