Whether you're on summer vacation or have carved out some special time for a fun getaway, June is a popular time for a beach vacation. Here are eight excellent beach destinations to consider for your much-anticipated trip.
Best Beaches to Visit in June
Turks and Caicos, southeast of the Bahamas in the Atlantic Ocean is a beautiful island nation for vacationers. If you love beaches, snorkeling and diving, this is your spot. Turks and Caicos can run expensive, but in June you’ll find good prices especially at the all-inclusive resorts they offer including the beautiful Beaches Resort Villages and Spa. The weather in Turks and Caicos in June is great as well, making it a to
2. St. Lucia
The month of June is the best time to visit the island of St. Lucia southeast of Puerto Rico and the British Virgin Islands. St. Lucia is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world with crystal clear Caribbean ocean views. It’s great for snorkeling and diving as well as other Caribbean islands and it’s home to a very diverse culture with great food. In the month of June you’ll find perfect weather in St. Lucia with mid-80s temperatures during the day and you can find great low rates at both hotels as well as the myriad of all-inclusive resorts offered.
After April in Antigua you can find much lower rates than you’d find in the winter months making it a great tropical destination in the summer. June is a good time because hurricane season begins in July here. The weather in the month of June averages to the low-80s. Antigua offers beautiful beaches, as well as water activities like snorkeling, scuba diving and boat tours.
Jamaica is one of the most popular resort islands especially for travellers from the United States. With its large number of all-inclusive resorts and beautiful beaches, Jamaica is a great option for summer travellers. In the month of June, vacationers can expect average temperatures in the high 70s and mid 80s with not too much rain. Hotels and resorts offer many incentives to stay in the spring and early summertime including June. Jamaica offers great golf as well for those looking to experience some tropical golf.
5. Florida Keys
While it can tend to be a bit rainy in the Florida Keys in the month of June, the rates of hotels and resorts should attract vacationers when they’re at their lowest. The temperatures can be a bit high in the mid-high 80s and low 90s, but it’s the summertime and what’d you’d expect. Dry Tortugas National Park and Bahia Honda State Park and beach are must-visits when in the Florida Keys as well as great fishing and boating tours that are offered in the Keys.
Grand Cayman Island, south of Cuba is another great destination in the Caribbean in the month of June. Travelers find that it’s very similar to South Florida and offers beautiful beaches, great temperatures year round in the mid 80s and awesome opportunities for snorkeling, scuba driving and lounging on the beach. A must-visit is a trip to Stingray City which is a snorkeling trip off Grand Cayman where you can swim with stingrays in just three feet of water and pet them as well and is one of the most fun adventures you can have in all of the Caribbean.
Bonaire, the Dutch Island off the coast of Venezuela next to Aruba and Curacao is another great tropical option in the summer. After April, you find hotel and resort rates go way down in Bonaire similar to most Caribbean islands and you can find a great vacation here for low budget while indulging in beautiful 80-degree weather. Bonaire is home to some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving in the world with popular diving spots like Alice in Wonderland, Bari Reef, and the small deserted island of Klein, Bonaire.
If you’re looking toward Europe for a tropical destination to travel to in June, you can find a great option with the Algarve Region in Portugal. Home to over 100 beautiful beaches bordering the Atlantic Ocean; beach-goers love to travel to this region. The month of June has average temperatures in the mid-70s to mid-80s and there is very little rainfall, only four days or less with measurable rainfall. It can be a great place for lower budget vacationers as well, flights into Faro, Portugal are usually pretty cheap and hotel rates aren’t too high in June either. A must see in the Algarve region are caves at Ponta da Piedade as well as the cliffs in Prai da Marinha and the beautiful beaches like Camilo and Odeceixe Beach.
This article was written by Cameron Lafontaine.