Do you want to fall in love with Saba island? The island is the perfect place to visit in the Caribbean if you want to hike, dive and dine and then do it all over again. And, it might be the best Caribbean island that you’ve never heard of and the one Caribbean destination that catches your eye. These photos show the best of this tiny Caribbean escape and are 21 of the best reasons why you will fall in love with Saba.
1. The Beaches
The Caribbean has the best beaches in the world! This time it’s z_e_photography’s turn to prove that fact with this gorgeous beach photo! White sand, clear waters, an excellent view, swimwear and a picnic basket are all you need to make the most of your beach days in Saba.
Caribbean people love a good party. And the best way to party in this part of the world is to indulge in a local festival that celebrates the culture of the people. In Saba, the Saba Summer Festival is held in July and features a number of events including a carnival parade. z_e_photography was in the right place at the right time to capture this colourful shot.
3. The Mountain
Saba is only five square miles, but this volcanic island is a site to behold. Are you brave enough to attempt a trek to the island’s volcano mountaintop? Thanks to z_e_photography for this photo.
Fresh, fragrant and constantly blooming flowers add to the natural beauty of Saba. Take some time to admire the beautiful fauna and take some photos to cheer you up on a dark and gloomy day. Thanks to z_e photography for this pretty shot.
The Caribbean’s sunsets always appear as though they were painted by a talented artist exploring the reds, oranges, yellows, blues and purples in a palette. Find a quiet spot like this one shared with us by jonsimo, and watch as the sun quietly sets over Saba.
If you are a lover of nature and its creatures, then you will love Saba. Because the island is a nature paradise, lizards, turtles, other reptiles, and insects are plentiful and add a bit of intrigue to the island. This lizard struck the perfect pose for z_e_photography.
7. Points of Interest
Each Caribbean destination has distinct points of interest that add to the allure of the country. Saba’s points of interest are not easy to miss if you know exactly what you’re looking for. Thanks to crazy_giraffe for this shot!
Say “I do” with a memorable destination wedding on the island of Saba. Don’t forget to get something old and something new, something borrowed and something blue! Thanks z_e_photography!
9. Hiking Trails
Pack your water and sunscreen and put on your explorer hat. A cool hike around Saba is just what you need to quench your thirst for adventure. Take your time and explore the trails and snap some photos just like z_e_photography did!
10. Coastal Views
At sporadic points throughout the island of Saba, you will find perfect photo opportunities along the coast lines. We’re happy that d&dpr had a camera handy and ready for this perfect shot where the land meets the sea.
In many Caribbean islands like Saba, churches represent ancient architecture that tell wondrous stories of the people and times of the past. This Roman Catholic church featured by z_e Photography, is located on the Windward side of the island.
12. Art and Craft
Locally handmade art and craft will make the best souvenirs and mementos of your trip to Saba. Take some time and visit a local studio and support the local artists and artisans. Many thanks to z_e photography for this lovely photo of hand printed textiles. Don’t you think that they would make lovely throw pillows?
One of the best ways to relax in Saba is to totally unwind at a nature retreat. This photo by annarfasano is enough to make you leave all of your troubles behind and open your body to a new feeling of calm, peace and serenity.
If free range chickens are all the rage, then the same attention should be paid to these free range goats. z_e photography snapped this shot of local free range goats getting into mischief in Saba.
15. Man Made Cove
The best beaches in Saba each possess a little quirk that make them extra special. The beach featured in this photo taken by z_e photography is special in its own right. This beach is a man made cove that was created to provide a safe swimming area.
16. Aerial Views
It’s one thing to experience the air up there and another see the views of Saba. You don’t have to wait for a drone to get a perfect aerial view of the island. Take your time and make your way to the top of the mountain. This photo by mystorylane proves that it will be worth it!
Sometimes the busiest resorts can turn a relaxing getaway into a headache. The best resorts on Saba island don’t have that problem. They are designed with your relax and chill needs in mind. Thanks to nowexploring for this photo that takes away all of the stresses of life.
18. Boat Cruises
Whenever you visit Saba, you should take at least one boat tour and one island tour. The best boat cruises give you a seaside tour of the island, provide opportunities to swim in the cleanest waters in the world and enjoy local food and snacks. Kudos to vinzchrvt for this perfect photo.
19. Scenic Roads
Although the island might be tiny, the roads in Saba provide glorious views of the island’s coasts and landscape. z_e_photography shares this beautiful photo of a road that leads to happiness on the island.
20. Night Views
Isn’t it amazing how different somewhere can look at night? When dusk turns to night in Saba, the island is transformed into an illuminated paradise where everything is enhanced by the glow of lights. Thanks to z_e_photography, we can see why the days in Saba are awesome nights!
The talented citizens and residents of Saba are credited with some of the amazing architectural details that grace many of the buildings in the island. z_e_photography was able to get a close up shot of this sweet gingerbread trim.
It’s not right to visit Saba without tasting some of the local foods. Say goodbye to fast food and hello to delicious local delicacies from Tropics Cafe at Julianas Hotel.
Saba is an eco-friendly destination that thrives on a healthy environment. Embrace the natural beauty of the island as you traverse from point to point. You never know what you might come across on your travels. Don’t waste any more time. Book your Saba island getaway now.
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