8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
— 2 nights
2
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
3
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 6th (Wed): stop by Majesty Jewelers, enjoy the sand and surf at Maho Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cupecoy Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Orient Bay Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dawn Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Philipsburg trip maker tool.

Phoenix, USA to Philipsburg is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Philipsburg is 3 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in May, you will find days in Philipsburg are little chillier (°F), and nights are a bit warmer (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Philipsburg

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Maho Beach, Dawn Beach, Orient Bay Beach, Cupecoy Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Maho Beach ©
Maho Beach
Cupecoy Bay Beach ©
Cupecoy Bay Beach
Dawn Beach ©
Dawn Beach

2
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 8th (Fri), kick back and relax at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Carlos Rosario Beach, thenlook for gifts at Zinkowski Art Studio, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zoni Beach.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip tool.

You can fly from Philipsburg to Culebra in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Playa Punta Soldado Beach ©
Playa Punta Soldado Beach

3
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Puerto Rican Art & Crafts and Galeria Botello. Popular historic sites such as Old San Juan and Sitio Histórico de San Juan are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, revel in the low prices at Coach Outlet Store, take in the exciting artwork at Depigment Art, and explore the world behind art at La Casa de los Contrafuertes.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Culebra to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

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