Jamaica “One of the Caribbeans most popular vacation destinations for tourists worldwide, Jamaica was another shocking country to top our LGBTQ+ Danger Index,” says Fergusson. “Jamaica ranks as the third-worst Caribbean nation for members of the LGBTQ+ community behind Barbados and Saint Lucia.
Can gay couples go to Sandals?
Sandals, which operates 12 couples-only resorts on the Caribbean islands of Jamaica, St. Lucia, Antigua and the Bahamas, has ended a policy, in effect since 1981, that excluded same-sex couples. Officials said the resort is not offering special vacation weeks or weekends for gay couples.
Is St Maarten gay friendly?
Sint Maarten is noted as an LGBT-friendly travel destination, with various venues, hotels, beaches, bars and restaurants catering to LGBT clientele or otherwise advertising as welcoming. Numerous gay cruises visit the island every year.
Is Fire Island LGBT friendly?
From Oscar Wildes visit to the island in 1882, to the steady development of Cherry Grove as “Americas First Gay and Lesbian Town,” Fire Island has long been a home and haven to LGBTQ visitors and residents alike.
Is Fire Island part of the Hamptons?
The wonderfully unique Fire Island is an unspoiled island community without a hint of pretention or class distinction, setting it apart from the Hamptons.
Is Fire Island walkable?
There are no paved public roads within Fire Island National Seashore. Upon arrival, you may explore the park on foot or transfer to other park sites via water taxis. Fire Island Water Taxi is authorized to provide lateral ferry service between the Fire Island communities and other destination points on Fire Island.
What language is spoken in Aruba?
Dutch Papiamento Aruba/Official languages
What is the best part of the Hamptons?
Without further ado, here are the nine best hamlets in the Hamptons.East Hampton. Flickr/Eugene Remm.Montauk. Flicker/offmetro.com. Sag Harbor. Wikimedia Commons. Westhampton Beach. Flickr/ebenolli. Bridgehampton. Flickr/12th St David. Amagansett. Flickr/vitamintaker. Greenport. Facebook/The Frisky Oyster. Sagaponack. Flickr/Lock. •Jul 26, 2013
Can you drink on Fire Island beaches?
The use or possession of alcoholic beverages on federal park lands within Fire Island National Seashore is allowed for anyone age 21 or older, except in historic structures and visitor centers.
Why is it called Fire Island?
Fire Island Beach appeared on charts in the 1850s, and folklore suggests the name arose from land-based pirates, or “wreckers,” who built beach fires at night to lure cargo ships onto shore. Some say poison ivy gave Fire Island its name, either for its red leaves in autumn or its fiery itch.
Can I use US dollars in Aruba?
The currency on the island is the Aruba Florin. You can exchange U.S. dollars, but it isnt necessary. Using American money in Aruba is common and widely accepted. You may receive Aruba currency as change.
Can you speak English in Aruba?
Dutch and the local language of Papiamento are the official languages of Aruba, but most Arubans speak a minimum of four languages, including English and Spanish. Papiamento embodies the friendliness for which the local population is known.