The Caribbean Islands
Long been the playground of the rich and the famous, the Caribbean is an exciting vacation destination. Conjuring up images of palm fringed white sand beaches and beautiful blue waters; the Caribbean is so much more than this. Here each and every country has its own distinct color and flavor, which when blended together generates an almost perfect world unto itself.
Tropical forests, exotic wildlife, verdant plantations, hypnotic rhythms, delicious cuisines and a plethora of activities, all make the Caribbean - the ultimate vacation paradise. And this is just the beginning. The Caribbean beckons you with its intriguing past, its rich and glorious colonial heritage, its grand architecture, its diverse communities and a passion for life, unlike any other place in the world. Here tales of pirates, slavery and revolution mingle with the new and modern to provide a multifaceted atmosphere to savor and enjoy.
Whether you are traveling here with your family or on a romantic getaway, the Caribbean is the place to be. From luxurious private resort islands to deluxe resorts, you can find every kind of accommodation out here including budget and backpacker hotels. Enjoy a wealth of activities as well from sailing and scuba diving to windsurfing and so much more. And if all this is not enough, you can even try your hand at the gentlemen’s game of cricket, an English sport which has wholeheartedly been embraced by the people here.
Party in the Caribbean from sunset to sunrise and don’t forget to enjoy the many carnivals on hand. No matter what time of the year, there’s a party always going on somewhere. Junkanoo in The Bahamas, Reggae Sumfest in Jamaica and Trinidad’s legendary Port of Spain Carnival are a few of the best places to go dancing in the streets. For some of the best nightlife in the Caribbean, visit San Juan, Puerto Rico; Casa de la Musica, Cuba and Saint Martin to have a blast all night long.
Saint Lucia, Saba, Saint Vincent, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic are all known for their wonderful natural beauty, while if you are in the mood for some shopping and fun, Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands and the US Virgin Islands are the places to be. Families will enjoy themselves in Aruba, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas, while the avid sailing enthusiasts can relish the various regattas held on the Grenadines, in Antigua, and the British Virgin Islands. For some of the finest beaches visit Martinique, the Turks and Caicos and Anguilla, while for a romantic getaway, Nevis, Little Cayman and the St Bart’s are the places to be.
No matter the kind of vacation you wish to enjoy, the Caribbean has a little something for everyone, making it a truly world-class destination!