7 days in Caribbean Itinerary

7 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tampa, United States
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Tampa, United States

1
night
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin

Philipsburg ©
Take a trip to Philipsburg, the capital of Sint Maarten, and enjoy dynamic nightlife and great shopping.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Orient Bay Beach, then look for gifts at House of Jewels, then kick back and relax at Maho Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Mullet Bay Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Philipsburg trip maker app.

Tampa, USA to Philipsburg is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Philipsburg is 1 hour. In December, Philipsburg is a bit warmer than Tampa - with highs of 84°F and lows of 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Philipsburg

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Orient Bay Beach, Mullet Bay Beach, Maho Beach
Highlights from your plan
Maho Beach ©
Maho Beach
Mullet Bay Beach ©
Mullet Bay Beach
House of Jewels ©
House of Jewels

2
nights
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie ©
One of the most visited cruise ship destinations in the Caribbean, the town of Charlotte Amalie is known around the world for its duty-free jewelry, perfume, and liquor shops.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coki Point Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Magens Bay and then look for gifts at Diamonds International.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Charlotte Amalie itinerary planner.

You can fly from Philipsburg to Charlotte Amalie in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Trunk Bay Beach, Coki Point Beach, Magens Bay
Highlights from your plan
Trunk Bay Beach ©
Trunk Bay Beach
Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Diamonds International ©
Diamonds International

2
nights
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the activities along Sun Bay Beach. On your second day here, look for gifts at Isla Vida, then browse the exhibits of Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Isla de Vieques trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Charlotte Amalie to Isla de Vieques in 2 hours. December in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Nature Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space ©
Serenity Point Yoga & Visionary Arts Space

1
night
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 2nd (Thu), wander the streets of Old San Juan, stop by The Butterfly People, and then take in the exciting artwork at Walter Otero Contemporary Art.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Juan, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Isla de Vieques to San Juan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Walter Otero Contemporary Art ©
Walter Otero Contemporary Art
The Butterfly People ©
The Butterfly People

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