Bodies of Water of the Caribbean

Étang Saumâtre: Exploring Haiti's Hidden Oasis

Nestled amidst the rugged terrain of southeastern Haiti lies a hidden oasis of unparalleled beauty and ecological significance: Étang Saumâtre, also known as Lake Azuéi. As the largest lake in Haiti and the second largest in Hispaniola after Lake Enriquillo in the Dominican Republic, this salty water body embodies the essence of Haiti's natural landscape, offering a sanctuary of tranquility and biodiversity in the heart of the Caribbean.

Lac Bay, Klein Bonaire, and Bonaire National Marine Park: Treasures of Bonaire's Natural Heritage

Nestled within the azure embrace of the Caribbean Sea lies a trio of ecological wonders, each contributing to the rich tapestry of biodiversity and conservation efforts in Bonaire. Lac Bay, Klein Bonaire, and the Bonaire National Marine Park are testaments to the island's commitment to preserving its natural heritage while providing invaluable ecosystem services and recreational opportunities.

Lago Enriquillo and Isla Cabritos National Park: A Natural Wonder of the Dominican Republic

Nestled in the southwestern region of the Dominican Republic lies a natural marvel – the Lago Enriquillo and Isla Cabritos National Park. This stunning protected area encompasses the largest lake in the Dominican Republic, Hispaniola, and the entire Caribbean Region, along with the captivating Isla Cabritos (Goat Island) at its center. This remarkable destination offers a unique blend of natural beauty, rich biodiversity, and a fascinating cultural heritage.

Roatán and the Bay Islands: Jewels of the Gulf of Honduras

Nestled within the captivating Gulf of Honduras, a wide inlet of the Caribbean Sea, lies a tropical paradise – the Bay Islands. Among these islands, Roatán stands out as a jewel, renowned for its breathtaking beauty and rich natural heritage. This region, indenting the coasts of Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize, is a treasure trove of natural wonders, boasting a unique ecosystem with a diverse array of coastal marine waters, including estuaries, barrier beaches, lagoons, salt marshes, mangrove forests, seagrass beds, keys, and barrier reefs.