World Heritage Sites in the Caribbean

Alejandro de Humboldt National Park: Nature's Refuge in Cuba

Alejandro de Humboldt National Park, situated in the Nipe-Sagua-Baracoa Mountains on Cuba's north coast, is a remarkable testament to nature's resilience and diversity. The park, named after the German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, was established to preserve one of Earth's most biologically diverse ecosystems. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the park's land and marine areas play a crucial role in conservation efforts for Cuba and the global ecological community.

Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park: Guardian of Caribbean History

Nestled atop the hills of St. Kitts, Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park serves as a vivid reminder of the complex history of the Caribbean. This exquisitely preserved fortress, blending European colonial architecture and the legacy of the African slave trade, stands as a symbol of resilience and adaptability. From its strategic engineering on a volcanic hill to its pivotal role in colonial conflicts, Brimstone Hill narrates the intricate story of St. Kitts.

La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site: Fortress of the Spanish Empire

Nestled within the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, the La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site stand as silent sentinels, bearing witness to centuries of history. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this architectural ensemble represents the oldest European construction in the United States and one of the oldest in the New World. The site is part of the more extensive Old San Juan Historic District, a living testament to the Spanish colonial influence in the Caribbean.

Morne Trois Pitons National Park: Dominica's Caribbean Masterpiece

Morne Trois Pitons National Park, a pristine sanctuary nestled in the heart of Dominica, graced by the island's highest peak, Morne Trois Pitons, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It stands as a testament to the island's natural wonders, a rugged landscape shaped by volcanic forces and adorned with lush biodiversity. The park's diverse landscapes weave a medley of tropical rainforests, secondary forests, deciduous forests, and montane rainforests.