Videos tagged with "waves"
Caribbean Islands [02:08]
Are you looking for a warm paradise island to escape to for a while? With over 35 unique destinations, the Caribbean provides a wide variety of tropical isles for all kinds of vacationers. Beach-goers will be delighted with the white sand beaches in most of the Caribbean; those in search of waves will want to head to beaches on the eastern side of those islands closest to the Atlantic, while snorkelers may prefer the calmer waters of beaches facing the Caribbean Sea. There are many other ways to enjoy the warm waters off the shores of these beautiful islands, including surfing, sailing, scuba diving, windsurfing, and swimming with dolphins! On land, the larger towns provide excellent shopping opportunities, lush rainforests are home to hundreds of plant and bird species, and golf courses and horse stables provide some other activities. The islands also range in size and popularity; some attract cruise ships, shoppers, or families, while others are small and secluded — perfect for newlyweds on their honeymoons and for romantic annivarsary trips. All in all, there are about 50 islands in the Caribbean, ranging from small coral outcrops to large nations. The Windward Islands include Grenada, St. Lucia, Dominica, and St. Vincent. These four islands face the Trade Winds in a line of volcanic peaks, and are known for its breathtaking beaches. Because the Windwards were once owned by France, French heritage is still strong there. There is also a heavy African influence, with ...
Tags: Caribbean islands, Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saba, St Kitts, St Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, US Virgin Islands
Condado beach at sunset - San Juan, Puerto Rico (Tuesday evening, 01.03.2012) [00:39]
If you're staying in San Juan, there's a good chance you'll never venture farther than Condado Beach. For many sun lovers, that's just fine. Condado is framed by a string of high-rise hotels and resort complexes, plus its ground-zero for water sports and beach bars in Greater San Juan. Travelers say you won't be disappointed with Condado, as long as you recognize it's more of a city beach. According to a Virtual Tourist traveler, San Juan beaches like Condado are "convenient solutions to relax and enjoy on a minor but still-decent tone the Caribbean sun and the ocean." Condado Beach is open from dawn to dusk.
Tags: beach, sand, waves, rocks, fishing, dogs, Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Condado Beach, January 2012, Post-cruise experience
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico-Beach and Ocean [00:32]
A sweeping pan of the beach and Atlantic Ocean at The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico. Taped in August, the ocean was fairly calm with small waves.
Tags: The, St., Regis, Bahia, Beach, Resort;, Puerto, Rico;, Atlantic, Ocean;, rcmimages;, Richard, Murray;, Sea, Turtle, Nests;, Hotel;, Golf, Resort
Jumping Off A Cliff Into The Ocean [01:10]
Jumping Off A Cliff Into The Ocean . Puerto Rico "Vega Alta"
Tags: Jumping (Risk Factor), Jumps, Into, Beach, Rope, Roof, puerto, rico, scary, waves, ocean, Atlantic, Sand, Atlantic Ocean (Body Of Water), funny, water sports