When asked to imagine a tropical paradise, most people probably envision a scene that looks a lot like the Caribbean.
To help shed light on this slice of vacation heaven, 10Best asked readers to help us name the Caribbean’s best resorts, beaches, attractions, bars, distilleries, golf courses and restaurants. For the past four weeks, our readers have been voting daily for their favorites, and the results are in.
Click on each category below to see the full list of winners.
Best Caribbean Attraction: Arikok National Park in Aruba
Covering 20 percent of the island of Aruba, Arikok National Park features cacti-covered hills and a dramatic coastline. Visitors to the park can climb into ruins of an old gold mine, search for Arawak petroglyphs or go snorkeling in a natural pool.
Best Caribbean Beach: Eagle Beach in Aruba
Aruba’s widest beach is also one of its most spectacular, thanks to its blindingly white sand, warm Caribbean waters and some of the island’s most famous (and photographed) fofoti trees.
Best Caribbean Beach Bar: Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
The Soggy Dollar on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands is known for creating the Painkiller, a rum cocktail featuring cream of coconut, pineapple, orange juice and freshly grated Grenadian nutmeg.