8 Caribbean Beaches That Are Scenic, But Nearly Always Empty

Salomon Beach, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

A serene beach with soft white sand, lush tropical vegetation, and turquoise waters. Activities include swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and picnicking under sea grape trees.

Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island, Bahamas

Known for its pastel pink sand created by microscopic coral insects, this beach offers crystal-clear waters, ample space for sunbathing, and excellent snorkeling.

Smuggler’s Cove, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

A secluded beach accessible via a scenic drive and short hike, Smuggler’s Cove features soft white sand, calm turquoise waters, and a backdrop of towering palms.

Batibou Beach, Dominica

Accessible via a hiking trail through lush rainforest, Batibou Beach is secluded and pristine. It features golden sand, towering coconut palms, and turquoise waters perfect for swimming.

Playa Lagun, Curaçao

Surrounded by towering cliffs, Playa Lagun provides ideal conditions for swimming and snorkeling with its clear waters and vibrant marine life. Nearby hiking trails offer stunning views.

Sandy Point, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Part of the Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, this beach is only open on weekends and holidays. It offers a wide expanse of soft white sand, clear waters for swimming and snorkeling.

Tortuga Beach, Culebra Island, Puerto Rico

Accessible only by foot or boat, Tortuga Beach remains unspoiled with soft white sand, crystal-clear waters, and a lush green backdrop.

Mudjin Harbour, Middle Caicos, Turks & Caicos

Mudjin Harbour is a secluded beach framed by dramatic limestone cliffs, offering a breathtaking backdrop for the turquoise waters and white sandy shores.