When it comes to weather, the Caribbean is renowned for having arguably the most desirable climate on the planet, with temperatures a gorgeous 24-29°C year round. It’s never cold, never roasting, and rain falls to a fairly predictable rhythm – keeping these tropical islands lush and leafy. The best time to visit the Caribbean
is generally considered to be December to April, when it’s slightly cooler (particularly in the northern Caribbean), drier and less humid, and tourists flock to escape the northern winter. May to November can be soggy, with hurricanes possible from July to October – though these are rare in the far south, such as Trinidad and Tobago and the ABC Islands.
Within this, though, the best time to visit the Caribbean
will vary depending on your interests, budget and island. Nesting turtles, migrating birds and submarine species all have their favoured seasons. Additionally, May to June and late November to mid December provide cheaper rates and fewer crowds – while still experiencing good weather for you to enjoy on a beach virtually empty of other tourists.