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Caribbean Islands for Foodies

For all the gastronomy enthusiasts, the Caribbean is fantastic for trying out new types of food that you’ve probably never even heard of. The vibrant Caribbean has a wide variety of fantastic food, including mouth-watering herbs and seasonings that will set your taste buds ablaze. 

Every aspect of a great vacation includes exploring the delicacies of the local area. Here are the top 5 Caribbean islands that will offer you a wide variety of cuisine to keep you wanting more. 

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Lobster – Yum!
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Anguilla is often referred to as the “culinary capital of the Caribbean,” offering numerous backdrop seaside restaurants that serve up delicious seafood delicacies. The scenery provides a laid-back and relaxed ambience. If you want even better scenery, take the five-minute boat ride and get on Sandy island, situated in the middle of the sea, and you’ll be able to indulge in the best lobster and seafood dining with live music. 


The Aruban cuisine consists of a combination of Latin blend, Caribbean, and Dutch influences. There’s a little bit of everything as it’s a fusion from many different areas. There are various stews, soups, and fish that will go amazingly with an unforgettable beach-side view. 

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 Colorful & Spicey
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Barbados is known for its authentic Bajan cooking and has countless fine dining for you to choose from. It is the go-to island for a weekly fish fry which is a significant tradition of the island, and it’s also one of the national foods of Barbados! The seafood cuisines are made from fresh fish picked out of the sea that morning, so your food will always be guaranteed fresh and tasteful. 

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Seasoning Anyone?
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St. Martin

This island has five-star cuisine with notable French and Creole cooking. This island is going through the revitalization period as it was impacted by Hurricane Irma and in the process of rebuilding restaurants and hotels better than ever. Their food styles include French Caribbean with an influence from Latin America. Spicy!

Turks & Caicos

Although it’s famous for its powdery white sandy beaches and blue turquoise waters, the cuisines are mouth-watering too. Many open deck seaside locations offer marvelous foods. The island offers everything from sushi to high-end fusion cuisine that also highlights the local delicacies (mahi-mahi, tuna, lobster) in that area.

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Grilled Mahi Mahi
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The view of the islands is amazing but add delicious food to that beach-side view. It’s serene and tasty! Grab a cocktail or pair a wine with your food and get ready to sit back and relax. Contact your travel adviser to get started on your journey to one of these gorgeous islands and the most authentic food you’ll ever eat!

 Feature image of  a couple enjoying their Caribbean meal beach-side is courtesy of  Bigstock.

Article first appeared on April Powers Travel.