Need a getaway? We feel you and we understand. If you’re like many people, you’re probably staying home this summer until the pandemic passes. Travel is still limited in a lot of areas and maybe a vacation you had planned, has either been postponed or canceled. Just because your plans had to change doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy a little relaxation time. Thanks to technology, you can still get to sight-see and enjoy beautiful views of many destinations around the world. With the click of a button you can relax, even if only for a few minutes. Escape with us to the Caribbean in these fully immersive virtual experiences. Make sure you enter full screen mode and toggle the 360 navigation tool to get the best experience from these clips.
1. St. Barth’s -Take a leisurely stroll along the beach in St. Barth’s and listen to the gentle sound of the waves coming ashore. Stroll the sands until the sun sets in this luxurious French-speaking island that is also known as the playground of the wealthy.
2. Sint Maarten
Explore every corner of this island on this virtual tour map of Sint Maarten. Just select any location you’d like and enjoy stunning aerial footage right where you are. Some of our favorite tours on the map are Plum Bay, Nettle Bay and Beaches of Sint Maarten. Can you find them?
3. St. Lucia
Grab your seat and enjoy a boat ride in the pristine waters of St. Lucia. Using 360 navigation, you can secure a front row seat on this boat. No reservation required. Just hop right in.
St. Lucia has so many natural places of relaxation that we just couldn’t stop at a boat ride. Indulge in panoramic views of nature trails, botanical gardens and mountains as you let your mind come to rest.
Discover the rugged and quirky geography of Bonaire in this scenic bird’s eye view footage. Whether its climbing rocks or diving into the ocean, this virtual tour of Bonaire will have your mind drifting into stress-free mode.
Underwater life is one of the most serene things you could ever experience. Explore this beautiful coral reef in the island of Jamaica and swim your way through the sea world using 360 navigation. Not only will you feel at peace, but this virtual experience gives you a full diver’s view, even if you can’t swim in real life. We think that’s a win-win situation.
Jet off to Curacao and go for a relaxing visit to Caracasbaai. This virtual view of white sandy beaches and turquoise waters are sure to take your mind off your daily concerns.
For even more captivating views of Curacao, check out the full video gallery below.
7. Anguilla and Saint Martin
If island hopping is more your thing, spend five minutes indulging in this virtual 360 tour of Anguilla, Saint Martin, St. Barth’s and Sint Maarten. Discover tranquility on each island and enjoy the breathtaking views that are sure to leave you in a peaceful state of mind.
No matter what your summer plans look like this year, you can always find a way to sneak in some me-time in a whole other world. These virtual Caribbean escapes are just what you need when you can’t physically go on vacation just yet. Which one was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.
Written by Zen and Ether Admin for Zen + Ether.