7 Caribbean hot spotsUpdated 9:25 AM ET, Tue May 10, 2016 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: 7 Caribbean hot spotsTobago – In Tobago, the sister island of Trinidad, visitors may have pristine beaches like the crescent hugging Pirate's Bay all to themselves.Hide Caption 1 of 7 Photos: 7 Caribbean hot spotsCuraçao – For travelers reluctant to suit up for scuba diving, Curaçao offers mini submarine excursions operated by Substation Curaçao.Hide Caption 2 of 7 Photos: 7 Caribbean hot spotsBarbados – Barbados' beaches, where gin-clear waters lap the shore, are often voted among the world's best.Hide Caption 3 of 7 Photos: 7 Caribbean hot spotsBelize – The jungles of Belize offer a welcome refuge from the pounding Caribbean sun. Ecotourism gem Gaïa Riverlodge peeks over a waterfall and a river that powers it. Hide Caption 4 of 7 Photos: 7 Caribbean hot spotsSuriname – Going now puts travelers ahead of the influx of tourists likely to pick up on the pull of a dialed-back break in Suriname.Hide Caption 5 of 7 Photos: 7 Caribbean hot spotsCuba – Now that travel restrictions to Cuba are easing, Americans' dreams of strolling the cobblestone streets of Trinidad on the island's southern coast are within reach.Hide Caption 6 of 7 Photos: 7 Caribbean hot spotsHaiti – The Bassins Bleu near Jacmel in southern Haiti provide a somewhat hidden, but overwhelmingly worthwhile, expedition.Hide Caption 7 of 7These seven islands have a lot to offer the influx of visitors to the CaribbeanMore from TravelThe world's best Christmas marketsKamau: Old age 'scares the hell out of me'60-Second Vacation: MumbaiStunning photos of Ethiopia's vanishing tribesAnthony Bourdain: 'We gave it everything we had'