5 Places In Virginia That Are Like A Caribbean Paradise In The Summer

We know that Virginia isn’t technically a tropical destination. But when you’re craving emerald water, white sandy beaches, and a laid-back atmosphere, you might just be surprised by how many places in the Old Dominion can check off those boxes. From coastal retreats to festive restaurants, the following is a list of destinations throughout Virginia that will surely remind you of a Caribbean paradise. But don’t take our word for it – get out and experience them for yourself!

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What are your favorite summer retreats in Virginia? Are there any Caribbean-inspired places that you’d add to the list? Be sure to tell us in the comments below – we’d love to hear from you!

Address: Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Address: Devil's Bathtub, Devils Fork Loop Trail, Duffield, VA 24244, USA
Address: Cape Charles, VA 23310, USA
Address: Carib Shack - Caribbean Food Virginia Beach, 2272 W Great Neck Rd #2242, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, USA
Address: Lake Phoenix Scuba Park, Family Campgrounds & Paintball, 1 Quarry Ln, Rawlings, VA 23876, USA