Why Caribbean Villa Might Be a Better Vacation Option for Christmas and New Year
The Caribbean has long been on the top travel destination. When we speak of Caribbean holidays,
we think of warm afternoons in the beach, exotic food, cool smoothies and the hypnotic beat of the
Caribbean music. Have you ever considered a Caribbean Christmas or New Year? Tradition would
have us donning winter clothes, walking on snow, fade our tan, sipping eggnogs and trying to keep
warm during Holidays. Can you consider warm Holidays? Here are some reasons why Christmas
season can also be fun and exciting while vacationing in luxury Caribbean villas;
1. Great weather. Caribbean is warm in December. Why suffer in the cold when you can enjoy a
warm December? The typhoon and hurricane season is gone so you are assured of mild
temperatures throughout the Holidays, perfect days to enjoy the beach or for pool parties in your
2. Stay out of the pack. Enjoy your Caribbean holidays without the mob. You’ll have better choices of
luxury villa rentals and enjoy less crowded beaches and shopping boutiques and markets.
3. Enjoy a different Christmas tradition. You can always afford to spend at least one Christmas and
New Year without the requisite eggnogs, carolling and puddings. Take the chance to experience other
tradition, just as rich, of Holidays in the Caribbean.
Top Caribbean Holiday Events
Montserrat Festival – Runs from the third week of December to the first week of January, the
Festival includes street parties, pageantry and carnivals.
Christmas Boat Parade of Bermuda – The Hamilton Bay is alit with Christmas lights decorated
boats cruising in a fluvial parade. The celebration ends with fireworks. You can either join the
festivities and ride on the boat or enjoy the sights in from one of the luxury villas.
St Croix Crucian Christmas Festival – The month long festival of St Croix that starts on the first
Saturday of December is complete with fluvial parades, street parties, calypso contests, fireworks and
National Carnival of St Kitts – Enjoy traditional pageantry that includes song, drama, dance, poetry
and performances celebrating the local folklore. The celebration starts on the day after Christmas with
the traditional J’ouvert party.
White Sand Christmas at Cayman Islands – You can enjoy a White Christmas of sorts during your
Caribbean holidays in the Cayman Islands. It has been a part of their tradition to back white sands
from the beaches and spread it in their front yard, in preparation for the arrival of Santa!
Sinterklaas and the Zwarte Piet – The Dutch Caribbean will enthral you with a European Christmas
celebration. The Holland based celebrations will start on the middle of November when Santa arrives
to the islands until the 6th of January.