Welcome to
the Caribbean!


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Knowing the history of the Caribbean region goes a long way toward understanding its people. Each island has a unique cultural identity shaped by the European colonialists, the…

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Restaurants

One of the greatest pleasures of traveling to a new country is the opportunity to dine out and sample…

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Food

The dining options of the Caribbean are indicative of the area's diverse cultures. In fact, the…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
the Caribbean

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Accommodations:

While the Caribbean may be best known for its beaches and tropical climates, island accommodations are an equally enticing draw. Charming inns, historic plantation houses, rustic…

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All Inclusive Resorts

One option that many travelers enjoy is the ability to combine the most expensive elements of their vacation into a single…

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Hotels

The Caribbean boasts a large number and variety of accommodations. From locally owned bed and breakfasts, inns, and guest…

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Villa Complexes

If you’re planning an extended Caribbean vacation or traveling with a large group, rental properties may be the most…

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Eco Tourism

There may be no better place to get in touch with nature than a Caribbean island. Imagine waking up in a tropical rain forest, on a beach, or high up on the side of a mountain.…

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What exactly is it that makes the beach such a desirable destination? For some, just the thought of spending time in a warmer climate is all it takes to start daydreaming about…

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Best Time to Visit

Many travelers are tied to a set vacation time because of school holidays or time off from work. For those who have the…

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Weddings in the Caribbean:

A destination wedding in the Caribbean can be anything you want it to be

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If you are seeking an unforgettable wedding experience, you should consider planning your big event in the beautiful Caribbean. Each country has something different to offer;…

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Have Fun:

You Won't Run Out of Options Vacationing in
the Caribbean

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Activities:

The Caribbean is, without a doubt, one of the world's most inspiring destinations. The diversity in cultures, cuisines, language and landscapes adds to the region's magnetic appeal,…

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Nightlife

You've had a delightful day of fun in the sunny Caribbean, and now the night is approaching but you aren't yet ready for…

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Attractions

You won't have to look far for something to do in the Caribbean. There are a number of attractions to explore in every…

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Shopping

For many years the Caribbean was considered a shopping Mecca and a hot spot for bargains on imported luxury goods. While…

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Snorkeling is enjoyed by thousands of the Caribbean's visitors each year, and is many visitors' favorite activity. In fact, some people plan their entire vacation around this sport.…

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Fishing

The crystal-clear, sparkling waters that surround the Caribbean islands draws onlookers of every kind. Some visitors are…

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Landmarks

The Caribbean islands attract birdwatchers, hikers, cyclists, and history buffs alike. Whether you'd like a full agenda…

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Sailing

The Caribbean region is known worldwide for its near-perfect sailing conditions; the water is always warm and there are…

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Driving

Self-navigating the Caribbean is an ideal way to feel at home on your vacation island. What's more, you'll have the freedom…

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Learn About the Weather of the Caribbean

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While weather patterns vary from island to island in the Caribbean, the one thing that is consistent about Caribbean weather is its year-round beauty. Temperatures are almost always…

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Transportation Options for the Caribbean:

Getting to and around the Caribbean is easier than you might think

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Choosing a mode of travel to your Caribbean destination may be easier than choosing the location itself. With so many very diverse destinations, the opportunities are seemingly…

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Buses

Depending on which country you visit, riding a bus can be a cultural experience worth having or the least reliable option to choose with regards to…

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Bikes & Mopeds

Two-wheeled vehicles are a fun way to explore all the scenery and personality of your Caribbean island paradise without spending a lot of money. Many…

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Rental Cars

Renting a car in the Caribbean can seem like aneasy and dependable transportation choice, but every island is different, and some locations don't…

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Taxis

In the Caribbean, taxi drivers know the best ways to negotiate back roads and the quickest routes to tourist spots. They'll even serve as all-day tour…

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Every year, the islands of the Caribbean host hundreds of carnivals, festivals and holiday celebrations. Special events abound in this region, so regardless of which country you…

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Planning Your Caribbean Vacation

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A trip to the Caribbean is truly a vacation in paradise. Few other destinations in the world can promise beauty, style, and relaxation the way each country in the Caribbean can.…

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Getting Info

Begin researching your Caribbean vacation with a little reading. With resources such as Web sites and travel guides, it's…

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Budgeting

Your Caribbean vacation can be as luxurious as you want it to be. Whether you book an all-inclusive holiday package at…

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Best Time to Visit

Many travelers are tied to a set vacation time because of school holidays or time off from work. For those who have the…

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Making Decisions

Imagine your dismay if you found yourself on an island that was arid and desert-like instead of the tropical forest you've…

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Booking

Some people are not comfortable with making purchases online; however, if you've used this Web site for your research,…

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Packing

Whether you're a list-maker, or a throw-everything-in-at-the-last-minute type of packer, everyone can use a little help…

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Passports

When traveling to the Caribbean, a valid passport is now required to gain entry, but other forms of identification should…

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Customs

Shopping in the Caribbean is a delightful pursuit--there's a special souvenir for any and every taste. Knowing the customs…

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Worldwide travelers visit the Caribbean for its warm sands and amazing onshore destinations, but avid snorkelers and divers travel to the Caribbean for another reason. Ducking your…

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Family Vacations

The Caribbean attracts vacationers for many reasons, from soaking up the sun on white sand beaches to dancing the night…

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Dining Options

One of the joys of vacationing is the opportunity to experience a variety of different foods. As you might hope, there…

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Swimming Pools

A relaxing day at the pool — it can be the perfect way to start or end your getaway to the Caribbean. The hotel's pool is…

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Nightlife Options

The Caribbean is known for its gorgeous weather and sweeping views, but like all destinations in the region, they have…

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Tennis

Past visitors will tell you that the Caribbean is the perfect vacation spot for tennis players, with its clear skies and…

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Approximately two million travelers choose the Caribbean as their cruise destination each year for the beautiful beaches and warm weather. Caribbean cruises maintain their popularity…

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Religion

When it comes to religion, the Caribbean is dominated by Christianity. However, many different sects and cultural adaptations…

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Air Travel

A highly popular way to reach the Caribbean, presumably because of the speed and convenience, is via airplane. Although…

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Ferries

Travelers in the Caribbean will find that ferries are not only the most efficient way to get from island to island, but…

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Sailing

The Caribbean region is known worldwide for its near-perfect sailing conditions; the water is always warm and there are…

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History of the Caribbean:

The history of the Caribbean region is fascinating but tumultuous

The history of the Caribbean is rich with adventurous tales, blended cultures, and natural diversity. The impact of colonialism and slavery can still be seen in many of the island…

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Travel Fundamentals for the Caribbean

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It is always a good time to visit the Caribbean. Whether you are looking for warm weather, travel deals, or all of the conveniences of home, the islands of the Caribbean have it all.…

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Electricity

Many travelers fail to plan for a possible difference in electrical service in the more remote areas of the Caribbean.…

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Clothing

Although the warm weather and carefree attitude are some of the most attractive features for visitors traveling to the…

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Currency

The economy of the Caribbean is closely connected to that of the United States. Some of the islands' currencies are directly…

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Tipping is fairly standard throughout the Caribbean, and, as with any tourist destination, you may encounter various…

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Hours of Operation

Business hours vary throughout the Caribbean and can change with the seasons. Many countries in the Caribbean operate on…

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Telephones

As a general rule, the islands of the Caribbean provide modern, high-quality telephone services. While this standard does…

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Postal Services

Sending postcards and packages to the folks back home needn't be difficult for vacationers who understand a bit about the…

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The Caribbean islands, combined, are about 90,000 square miles of land mass, roughly half of it hilly or mountainous and the other half flat land. Most of the islands are a gloriously…

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With so many different choices, from cottages with cozy rooms to large resorts, the Caribbean caters to all kinds of travelers.…

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