and Things to Do
Animal Encounters: Places you're almost guaranteed to see a variety of animals.
Best Beaches: What the islands are most famous for. These are the best.
Beaches & Naturist Resorts For those who want to tan
on only a handful of islands, including the Dominican
Republic, Jamaica, Guadeloupe,
John and Tortola. Some tour
operators in Trinidad also
Caribbean Calendar: What's happening on each island, month by month.
Caribbean Carnivals: When they happen, island by island.
Casinos & Gaming: Available on almost all cruise ships --except Disney--and most of the popular islands.
Cultural Tourism: St.
Lucia is among the best organized though its Heritage Tourism Programme, offered throughout the year. Tobago is strong in the summer with its Heritage Festival.
& Snorkeling: You can get wet on every island but only a few
have truly outstanding diving and snorkeling.
Vacations: Use the resources of the Caribbean Fish Finder about
what to take, where to go.
Golf: The Caribbean has dozens of excellent golf courses, some world
and walking: Make it easy or as strenuous, though most hikes are
short walks lasting only a few hours.
Can you say "duty free?" It started in St. Thomas and
spread from there.
tours are available on the larger islands. Or simply
hire a taxi or rent a car.