These 7 Caribbean Islands Have Not Seen Hurricane In 170 Years

If you want a summer vacation in the Caribbean, visit the ABC islands: Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao. Travel a little further south and visit Trinidad and its neighbor Tobago. If you want real adventure, check out San Andrés and Providencia off the coast of Nicaragua. These islands are all outside the hurricane belt.

The islands are located at or south of 12 degrees north latitude, the general boundary for tropical storms and hurricanes that form off the equatorial coast of Africa. Wind and warm water currents usually direct the forming tropical depression that becomes a hurricane northwest, toward the Eastern Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the southern US.

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