If you've ever wondered what Paradise looks like, look no further than the stunning turquoise waters and powdery white sand beaches of the Caribbean Sea. Just south of the Atlantic ocean, the Caribbean offers the warm waters and breathtaking beaches all travelers dream of when the cold weather approaches.
Head the the southern Caribbean to islands like Aruba and Curacao for year round temperatures in the 80's with cooling trade winds and beautiful scenery. Budget conscious travelers will love islands like Jamaica and the Dominican Republic for stunning all inclusive resorts, some of the best beaches in the world and pocketbook friendly prices.
For a more secluded private getaway islands like Antigua, St. Lucia and Barbados are the perfect getaway for a relaxing quite postcard picture quality vacation.
If passports are unavailable for all of your travelers the U.S. Virgin Islands offer both all inclusive and European plan resorts alike, while Puerto Rico is the perfect destination for someone who likes to eat locally and isn't interested in an all inclusive option.
Whether budget is your main concern or an undiscovered atmosphere is what you're looking for the islands of the Caribbean offer the perfect beach vacation for families, friends, honeymoons and anniversary's!
Nothing is a problem in this island paradise. Reggae, romance, family fun and the Caribbean all combine to make Jamaica the island experience of a lifetime!
Be sure to book a window seat on your flight in, you won’t want to miss the amazing mountain view from high in the sky. The Blue Mountains of Jamaica are famous for many reasons, but once you try the Blue Mountain coffee you’ll have a reason of your own.
Arrive in the bustling city of Montego Bay and grab a souvenir at the Hip Strip before visiting Margaritaville for an afternoon lunch. A ride down the 120ft waterslide from the rooftop terrace into the warm Caribbean waters below is the perfect way to jump start your vacation.
Grab a drink and a lounge, dig your feet in the sand, lay back and enjoy your 5 star all inclusive beach resort. Whether you’re looking for time with the family or a romantic couples only vacation, Jamaica has you covered. Offering more than ten adults only resorts, a romantic dinner on the beach or a couples massage is the ideal way to celebrate an anniversary or honeymoon. Destination weddings were made for Jamaica, with the ocean as your backdrop, begin the rest of your life on the beach saying I do with your feet in the sand.
The largest English speaking island in the Caribbean, Jamaica offers activities or relaxation for all ages to enjoy. If you’re looking for adventure, you’ve come to the right place!
Take a tour of the Rose Hall Great House, hear the stories of Annie Palmer, the white which of Rose Hall. Float down the Martha Brae River on 30 ft bamboo rafts, while your raft captain regales you with colorful folklore of the region. The Luminous Lagoon is an experience not to be missed, a nighttime excursion, the water illuminates when agitated and you can see the outline of fish as they swim around.
If you’re looking for low key, look no further than Negril, Jamaica and Seven mile beach. This butterscotch beach is hugged by a bow-shaped town, and is the longest continuous stretch of powdery sand on Jamaica. A glass bottom boat ride gives you a chance to check out the fish, or grab some snorkeling gear and jump right in with them.
A visit to Rick’s café is a must, with locals that make cliff diving more than just a hobby, it’s certainly not your average cafe! Boasting an unrivaled view of the sunset, this is the perfect spot to enjoy a little Jamaican nightlife.
For the outdoor enthusiast, we head back east to Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Dunn’s River Falls is an attraction that can’t be missed. Climb the 700 foot cascading waterfalls described as a living growing phenomenon. Continually regenerating itself from the deposits of travertine rock as it flows over the falls, along with it’s location near the sea, gives Dunn’s River the distinction of being the only one of it’s kind in the Caribbean.
Go soaring, swinging and flying above the exquisite scenery of Ocho Rios on a zipline adventure you’ll never forget. From your bird’s eye view, you’ll survey the flora and fauna of this magnificent Jamaican landscape, all while listening to the gentle sounds of nature and grabbing a glimpse of the Caribbean Sea.
From stunning Negril sunsets on Seven mile beach to picking up souveniers in Montego Bay’s hip strip to braving Dunn’s River Falls in Ocho Rios, Jamaica is sure to satisfy the traveler of any age. Everything is Irie in Jamaica!
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Welcome to the Dominican Republic, a Caribbean Paradise like no other. The endless white-sand beaches, calm Caribbean seas and tropical climate are just part of what makes the Dominican Republic an ideal vacation destination. Better yet, you won’t find a better value for your vacation dollar anywhere in the Caribbean.
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A vacation to the Bahamas promises everything your heart desires. With average water temperatures of 73-82 degrees, land and water activities thrive in this exquisite Caribbean island destination. Flying into the pirate heritage rich island of Nassau Bahamas, the choice to stay on Nassau, or drive across the bridge to the international glamour and dazzle of the Bahamas hotels on Paradise Island will be the toughest part of your vacation.
A visit to the family friendly Atlantis resort is the perfect way to jumpstart your stay on Paradise Island. Offering vacationers an unparalleled experience, take a journey into the world of the ancient Atlanteans and explore the lost ruins of The Dig. Wander the amazing 63 acre waterscape, where you can climb a 6-story Mayan Temple, only to come splashing back down on a choice of five thrilling water slides. With 20 swimming areas including a lazy river and a 7 acre snorkeling lagoon, this European plan resort is perfect for the family vacation of a lifetime. But if an all-inclusive Bahamas hotel is what you fancy, stay across the street at the Riu Palace Paradise Island. You can still visit the Atlantis with a day pass, while enjoying the luxury of having all your meals and beverages prepaid at your resort. With shimmering seas, sparkling beaches and upscale shopping, Paradise Island is a favorite of celebrities and jet setters worldwide. Take a walk around this pedestrian friendly island for outdoor shopping and restaurants to meet any budget.
For a laid back, relaxing experience, a luxurious stay on the internationally celebrated sugar white sands of Cable Beach will be just what the doctor ordered. With both European plan and all inclusive hotels in the Bahamas to choose from, the Bahamas is the perfect destination for a family friendly vacation, a romantic honeymoon or just a quick getaway with your friends.
Whether Nassau or Paradise Island is your chosen destination, start your Bahamas vacation at the stunning beaches. The warm Caribbean waters will call your name, so throw on your swim suits, grab a cold drink and head to the powdery white sands only the Caribbean Sea offers. As the ocean breeze blows, grab a lounge for a quick nap on the beach. The soothing sound of the ocean will have you relaxing in no time. But don’t nap for too long, there’s too much to see in this Caribbean paradise.
Start your day in the heart of Nassau with a visit to the Straw Market to pickup some local art or handicrafts before stopping to enjoy some delectable Bahamian cuisine. A quick visit to one of the many casinos may help you pay for all the souvenirs you just picked up. A historic tour of Nassau city will draw you deep into the legacy of Blackbeard the pirate; it’s rumored he captured some ships without firing a shot.
No island vacation is complete without some time in the sea. Fly over crystal clear waters as you race through the Bahamian islands in a state of the art speed boat, captain your very own submarine and glide 20 feet below the surface among the breathtaking coral reefs, take a swim with the dolphins or grab your snorkel gear…there’s plenty to keep you busy if you’re looking for adventure.
For the ultimate romance, a vacation to Grand Bahama Island can’t be beat. Stroll endless miles of spectacular beaches, find your own secluded cove, dance the night away in cosmopolitan Freeport or escape civilization and explore one of the world's largest underwater cave systems.
From the amazing Atlantis resort to a secluded cove in Grand Bahama, the islands Bahamas resorts are perfect for some R & R or nonstop activity. Barely an hour flying time from Florida, these islands offer easy travel, family fun or romantic seclusion in Caribbean paradise.
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Catch the spirit in Nassau, the bustling hub of the Bahamas since the days of the legendary pirate Blackbeard. This historic city seduces visitors with its tropical splendor combined with world-class shopping, gourmet dining and lively nightlife. Relax on the world-renowned, powder white sands of Cable Beach by day and enjoy exciting casino action at night. Luxurious hotels and gourmet restaurants help make Cable Beach one of the hottest vacation spots in the Bahamas. Paradise Island offers unspoiled natural beauty and is easily accessible from Nassau. Cross the bridge or take a ferry to visit one of the most glamorous and celebrated resort areas in the world. Offering exclusive tranquility or plenty of action, Paradise Island is much more than a "pair o' dice!" An array of watersports, golf, duty-free shopping and non-stop nightlife make the Bahamas the perfect destination for the vacationer that wants to do it all!
Playground of the rich and famous, located on the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, La Romana has been a refuge for the rich and famous for many years. Discover this secluded, upscale paradise featuring the resort area known as Casa de Campo, host to kings, presidents, dignitaries and celebrities for generations.
Take in an international polo match, or maybe spend the day deep sea fishing on the crystalline Caribbean waters. Play at one of four ranked championship 18-hole golf courses, some of the best in the Caribbean. Visit the spectacular artist enclave of Altos de Chavon, a replica of a 16th century Mediterranean village where you'll wander down cobblestone paths revealing unique shopping, galleries featuring traditional Dominican crafts and jewelry, excellent restaurants, and exciting nightlife. Experience a performing arts event under the stars at the 5,000 seat outdoor ampitheatre.
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The unspoiled scenery in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic will leave you breathless. Forty miles of pearl-white beach and luxury all inclusive resorts line the eastern coast of Hispaniola island, making this the perfect Caribbean vacation.
The recently renovated airport greets you with bungalow style buildings complete with thatched roofs, almost like walking under a palapa. Your vacation begins with Dominican dancers and musicians as you pass through customs and enjoy the gentle breeze in this open air airport.
The untouched country side of the Dominican Republic will provide lush views as you make your way to your resort, possibly passing through the towns of Punta Cana or Bavaro. As you near the coast, the palm trees will astound in all shapes and sizes, so keep your camera handy! Whether you’re looking for the perfect honeymoon, an adults only vacation, or a family friendly resort for the kids, you’ve found the perfect island.
Arrival at your resort sends you straight for the welcoming arms of the Caribbean Sea. Offering more than just a pretty view, the pristine beaches in Punta Cana rival the best beaches in the world. The sparkling turquoise waters will cool you down as the powdery sand sifts through your toes. You can walk for miles in any direction or just grab a lounge and a drink, for some shade a palapa, and enjoy the splash of the waves as your vacation takes shape.
With so much to do in this island paradise, you won’t want to stay put for too long!
Deep sea fishing is king, with Marlins, Sailfish, Barracuda’s and more, do you have what it takes to catch the big game fish? A visit to the Marinarium will see you swimming with sting ray’s and nurse sharks before relaxing in the natural pool with a cocktail and soothing Caribbean rhythms. Take a glass bottom boat ride or grab some snorkel gear, you don’t want to miss some of the sea’s greatest creatures! Although no vacation to Punta Cana is complete with out a swim with a dolphin, try a swim with the Manati’s for a unique experience you won’t soon forget.
If adventure’s your middle name, race down the Bavaro coast, James Bond style, in a two passenger speedboat with Bavaro Splash. But if a slower pace is what you’re looking for, sail to Saona Island on a beautiful white catamaran. You can relax in a hammock, join in a game of volleyball or go for a swim and work on your tan. With a delicious barbeque lunch and never ending cocktails you won’t want to leave!
With modern and luxurious all inclusive resorts, 19 amazing golf courses, exceptional water sports and local shopping and handicrafts, Punta Cana is a Caribbean vacation you don’t want to pass up!
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Silken sands. Captivating coves. Secluded shores. There are 365 beaches in Antigua, one for each day of the year. Tucked along the bays of the island, Antigua's beaches are some of the most beautiful in the Caribbean. A protective, nearly unbroken wall of coral reef makes Antigua a delight for sun worshippers and watersport enthusiasts. The coasts of Antigua are ideal for yacht cruising and racing, with constant trade winds and many harbors for exploration. Snorkeling and diving are prominent on the east coast while the northwest coast by Galley Bay attracts surfers during the winter. With a tropical climate, outstanding beaches, a plethora of water activities and delicious cuisine, Antigua is a great Caribbean escape.
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Welcome to the land of endless sun and scenery. One of the southernmost islands in the Caribbean, with an average yearly rainfall of less than 20 inches, anytime of the year is perfect for Aruba travel. Just 15 miles north of Venezuela, Aruba is outside of the hurricane belt, making this the perfect vacation during hurricane season. Cooling trade winds generally keep the temperature a perfect 82 degrees under beautiful sunny skies year round. Just 19 miles long and 6 miles wide, Aruba's visitors will be struck by the island's peace and tranquility, a distinctive charm stemming from Aruba’s Dutch influence.
Aruba hotels, from 6 star luxury to more moderate resorts, the picture perfect Aruba vacation is waiting for you. Arrival at your Aruba resort will send you straight for the breathtaking blue and crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Grab a cocktail and a lounge while you lay back, relax and enjoy Aruba’s dazzling powdery white beaches. The ideal destination to plan a family vacation, a romantic honeymoon or a getaway with friends, an Aruba vacation package offers the best in both all inclusive and European plan resorts. An Aruba hotel that is European plan means you will buy your meals and drinks as you go. An Aruba All Inclusive will include your meals and drinks while at your resort. But with so much to do on this Caribbean pearl, you won’t want to stay put for long.
Recognized world wide for their amazing cuisine, Aruba vacations are not complete without a visit to the local surroundings and grabbing a bite to eat. A trip to Oranjestad, the capital and most important city in Aruba, is a shopper’s delight. Best explored on foot, the palm-lined main road runs between old and new pastel-painted buildings of typical Dutch design. Downtown and Seaport Village are perfect for shopping, with so many malls and boutiques, you’ll be grateful to sit in a café and enjoy a refreshing cocktail after a long day of picking out souvenirs. Vast with culture, Oranjestad offers museums, art galleries and even churches’ dating back to the 1800’s, sure to peak the interest of any history buff.
The California lighthouse will top your list of must do activities. After enjoying the picturesque view of the island's western coastline of sandy beaches, rolling sand dunes and rocky coral shorelines, visit the famous La Trattoria-El Faro Blanco for a relaxing dinner with family and friends. For the gambler in you, test your luck in one of Aruba’s eleven casinos. The perfect evening entertainment, you never know, this island may pay you back for your vacation expenses! And with 5 world class golf courses to choose from, you may lose your husband to the stunning Caribbean views and refreshing breezes blowing across the greens.
No island vacation is complete without some time in the sparkling Caribbean Sea. Rated as the #1 wreck diving destination with 21 different dive sites and open water training opportunities available, Aruba is ideal for scuba diving enthusiasts worldwide.
Be sure to set aside your Tuesday evening from 6:30pm to 8:30pm for staple of Aruban entertainment, the weekly Bon Bini festival is a must see. Bon Bini means “welcome” and that’s the perfect word to describe the enthusiastic environment of this festival. Showcasing some of Aruba’s most amazing talent, from steel drum players and dancers to local artists and craftsmen, immerse yourself in all this island has to offer.
From windmills, lighthouses and twisted Divi Divi trees to nightly theme parties or excellent scuba, Aruba promises a vacation experience like no other. Whether you’re looking for perfect weather to relax on the beach or constant stimulation from morning until night, this Caribbean island is built to please.
On the Dominican Republic's northern Amber Coast, Puerto Plata is surrounded by mountain ranges, a two-mile crescent of powdery amber sands, and the sparkling waters of the Atlantic. Here, the infectious rhythms of the Caribbean music can be heard all around!
All of the finer things in life can be found on this elegant island that shares the cultures of two countries. To the south is the Dutch side, Sint Maarten, with its cosmopolitan capital of Philipsburg, duty-free shops, glitzy casinos and nightspots. To the north isthe French side, St. Martin, with its chic boutiques, French cafés and deluxe resorts. Pay a visit Maho Beach and watch incoming jets flying in for a landing just a few feetover your head. The French capital of Marigot is a culinary haven for sampling all regions of French cuisine.
A Caribbean getaway with American Influence
The most cosmopolitan of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas still retains the distinctive atmosphere of a secluded Caribbean paradise. Go shopping and sailing, snorkeling, and sightseeing, or diving and dining. Enjoy the island's world-renowned golf course, picture-perfect beaches, and spectacular nightlife. Take the Skyride 700 feet above the city or climb the famous 99 Steps of Charlotte Amalie for an incomparable view of the Caribbean. Whether indulging in some of the world's prettiest most breathtaking beaches, re-discovering history at museums, forts or historic houses, admiring stunning panoramic views via a hike, bike or sky tram, playing a round of golf, making a splash in the invigorating turquoise blue waters, or visiting dutyfree shops, St. Thomas has much to enjoy!