A holiday in the Caribbean will be great at any time of the year – add a couple of awesome festivals on top, and it will go from great to outright fantastic.
The year 2015 has just begun, and the gorgeous islands of Anguilla, Nevis, and St. Barths have some exciting celebrations coming up. Check out these upcoming events, mark your calendar, and start packing!
Anguilla – 2015 Events
Anguilla is one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles. It has a casual yet elegant atmosphere, and boasts the turquoise blue waters and white sand beaches that have made the Caribbean so famous and popular.
Upcoming events this year include:
- March 27 – 29: The 25th Annual Moonsplash Music Festival
This legendary island tradition takes place on the stunning Rendezvous Bay, under the light of a full moon. Come to enjoy the biggest names in reggae and other music styles.
- April 4 – 5 (Easter weekend): The 7th Annual Festival del Mar
An authentic ocean side celebration of anything and everything related to life by the sea, Festival del Mar has something for everyone. This jubilee includes competitions for fishing, swimming, crab races, boat racing, and even culinary competitions!
- May 21 – 24: The Anguilla Lit Fest: A Literary Jollification
The ideal experience for the literati, this three day festival is not to be missed. Join award-winning authors, poets and publishers from all genres at the esteemed Paradise Cove Resort for a stellar combination of education and downright fun!
Nevis – 2015 Events
This jewel of an island forms part of the inner arc of the Leeward Islands chain of the West Indies. It epitomizes serenity with its tranquil scenery and beautiful verdant green hills that contrast with the stunning white beaches and the blue waters of the sea.
Upcoming events include:
- April 16 – 18: Nevis Blues Festival
If you love music, then you will love this celebration featuring international musicians. Each evening, as the stunning coral-orange sun sets over the sea, you can enjoy the music at the ocean side Sundowner stage. Visit nevisbluesfestival.com for more information.
- June: Nevis Month of Romance
Calling all lovebirds! If you’re looking for a romantic vacation or destination wedding, June is the “Month of Romance” for Nevis, and they have special packages available for your stay. Visit nevisisland.com for more information.
St. Barths – 2015 Events
Known as one of the most luxurious, sophisticated islands in the world, the very French St. Barths has the most stylish, chic and elegant aura you can imagine.
- March 19 – 22: St. Barth Bucket Regatta
Clear your schedule to travel to the island for three days of sailing, spotlighting the most illustrious and impressive sailing yachts, as well as an air show to “wow” you!
- April 30 – May 3: West Indies Regatta
“Reconnecting the Islands with Traditional Sail” is the motto of this esteemed annual event. Every year, sloops and schooners across the Caribbean arrive in St. Barths to celebrate the old days of trading. Enjoy sailing, live music, and the famed Island Market during your stay. Visit westindiesregatta.com for more information.
Getting There Quickly And Safely
Come out to play in the Caribbean in 2016 – enjoy the tropical climate, the world-renowned white beaches and azure waters and the delectable cuisine, alongside a variety of festivals, events and special celebrations.
To plan your Caribbean vacation, you need to find the ideal way to get there. That is our specialty! We specialize in charter flights to the best islands, getting you to your destination safely and in comfort. Please contact us with any questions or queries, and we will respond promptly.