Experience Transat

South

Traveling in the South is a must-do for anyone looking for warm sun, beautiful beaches, and a laid-back atmosphere. From the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the white sands of the Atlantic coast, the Caribbean region is home to some of the most beautiful and pristine places in the world. It’s also home to some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet, with a warm hospitality that makes you feel right at home. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo adventure, the South offers a vacation experience that is as inspiring as it is fun.

Everything in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo is within walking distance, so we’ve compiled a list of must-dos to help you make the most of your experience. Go ahead, walk around, explore, mix with the locals and soak up the Dominican culture.
Cuba has a lot to offer in term of art. Discover La Havana through museums, galeries and boutiques. Culture in Cuba can be surprising!
From the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific, natural wonders await when travelling in Nicaragua.
From fine dining to street food, you can eat well on any budget in Puerto Vallarta. Here are the ten best restaurants in the area.
Here are many destinations in the Caribbean that will take you in the footsteps of pirates such as Blackbeard, Henry Morgan and many others.
Divers from all over the world meet on the island of Utila and the Cayos Cochinos archipelago to experience the legendary diving experience.
The main road, Carretera Principal, will take you from West End to East End on the island of Roatán, Honduras, in the Caribbean Sea.
If you wish to visit Cuba away from its all-inclusive experience, here are great road trip itineraries around Cuba, the Caribbean’s largest island.
A popular sun holiday in Central America, Costa Rica is home to so many great beaches. Here are 7 you cannot miss.
You’ve said “I do” to a destination wedding down south! Here, we break down who can help you plan what you wish for your big day!
Wander off the beaten path to explore its lush nature and hidden treasures of the Puerto Plata region in Dominican Republic
Explore Santiago de los Caballeros, the Cordillera Septentrional and the Cordillera Central, and discover the authentic Dominican way of life.
Discover Cabarete in Dominican Republic. It’s nice beaches, waves and winds are perfect if you like aquatic sports like surf, paddle board, sailboard etc.
Follow our essential checklist of things you’ll need to get done before you jet off for your celebration, and your wedding day will go off without a hitch!
Embrace your wedding destination and all the beauty it offers by adding cultural elements and traditions to your wedding.
Next time you’re in this Caribbean country, venture out of your all-inclusive paradise to see and taste the real Jamaica. Trust us, you won’t regret it.
This is the year that your big family reunion finally happens. Why not sail out to sea together? With your accommodations, meals and entertainment taken care of, you can focus on the fun of being together.
Each city has its own best taco, for this list we’ve focused on the coastal cities of Mexico.
If you’re planning a vacation down south, consider a spot close to these great places to scuba dive in the Caribbean.
If you’re looking to do something a bit different and unusual, Nicaragua is great to travel on a budget, especially if you can find a cheap flight.
Enjoy the best of the countries you visit with the following suggestions of must-try dishes from farm to table, and great places where to taste them!
Roatan, Honduras is a veritable island of tranquillity… that has seen its share of tumultuous times in the past.
Biking in Havana is an adventure, and to ensure it is a grand adventure we’ve gathered a few tips for want-to-be Habana cyclists. We will give you the lowdown on where to rent the right bike, the best places to cycle in the city, and information about new magical, mystery bicycle tour in Havana.
Appointed by Transat and SOS Children’s Villages, I am in the Dominican Republic to help women with their daily tasks & narrating my experience in a blog.
Relaxing in Cayo Largo with nothing but beautiful beaches, cool breezes and the latest bestseller. Simple and perfect vacations
A list of interesting and can’t-miss things to do in Santiago de Cuba, one of the most significant cities in the country.
If you’re thinking of taking a day trip excursion from Santa Clara, you should put Cienfuegos at the top of your must-see towns in Cuba.
A vacation in Jamaica is special. You get the full on Caribbean holiday experience, but also a fascinating mix of cultures and history, all tied up in a tropical package.
Social media is a big part of our life. Here is how to control what gets posted at your destination wedding without confiscating your guests’ smartphones.
The Yucatán Peninsula is filled with great adventures. Here are six of our favourites that make great day-trips from Tulum.
The city of Oaxaca is one of the most vibrant culinary destinations in the world. It’s the capital of moles, mescal, edible insects, and carnes asadas.
Vacation is the time you should be thinking outside the coconut and taking some risks with your drink choices. Here’s how to choose the perfect vacation cocktail.
Today still, the Panama Canal remains one of the most important examples of human transformation of nature and is worth a visit.
Although we don’t think about it often, it’s actually easy enough to do some island hopping in the Caribbean among some of the clusters of islands.
Ready for the Jamaica vacation of a lifetime? Explore a variety of fun and exciting attractions, and take in the spirit of Bob Marley in your next trip to Jamaica!
Floral expert Tellie Hunt shares her favourite tropical blooms and her favourite flower arrangements for a beach wedding.
Cuba–and more specifically, Havana–is going through a gastronomic renaissance of sorts. Here are 10 spots to eat and drink in Havana.
What should grooms be wearing for a hot weather celebration? Style experts weigh in on the best looks in this Destination Wedding style guide for men.
From curating your guest list to sticking to a budget, destination wedding etiquette can be complicated. Here are answers to frequently asked questions.
They can be with meat, fish, seafood and there are plenty of vegetarian options too. Here are six common Mexican snacks found throughout the country.
Ometepe Island in Nicaragua does not lack options! Here are suggestions of things to do, that will please all types of travellers.
Whatever your celebration style, these five tropical hot spots provide stunning locales and unique customs to make your destination wedding extraordinary. 
The only place in the world you can stand 100 feet below the path of a landing plane: everything you need to know about plane spotting in St. Maarten!
A list of thrilling adventures in Saint Lucia including scuba diving, UNESCO World Heritage hiking and even driving through a volcano. Only in Saint Lucia!
From relaxing day trips to exciting adventures, we have selected the best group-friendly excursions for your destination wedding.
A complete guide to finding the best, most respected locations for cigar and rum in Cuba — including the capital of Havana and beyond.
Whether you prefer soaking in the salty sea air at the beach, explore the flora and fauna of the rainforest or discovering local culture, Costa Rica has something for everyone.
Discover the Mayan city of Calakmul in the heart of the Mexican jungle. Wonder and thrills guaranteed!
Discover the Mayan city of Calakmul in the heart of the Mexican jungle. Wonder and thrills guaranteed!
Enjoy family activities in the Dominican Republic and be sure to please everyone this holiday.