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Montserrat

Montserrat destination guide, including our picks for the island's best budget and luxury hotels and resorts, restaurants, attractions, beaches, nightlife, events and shopping.

Travel to the Caribbean: Montserrat Island Guide
Traveling to Montserrat is a special experience. It is one of the few Caribbean islands that have not been discovered by mass tourism. A visit here would not be complete without exploring the Soufrière Hills volcano, but Montserrat is also blessed with lovely beaches and interesting hikes and dive sites.

Montserrat Attractions
Sure, more than half of Montserrat has been declared off limits due to volcanic eruptions, but that's part of the island's charms. Volcano watching is just one of the unique activities for visitors to Montserrat.

Map of the Caribbean Islands of Montserrat
Map of the Caribbean Islands of Montserrat

Where to Stay in Montserrat
If you're looking for a full-service hotel in Montserrat, your choice is easy: there's only one currently open. However, the island has plenty of other kinds of lodging, including some great villas for rent at reasonable prices and the historic island home of former Beatles producer George Martin.

Montserrat Beaches
From secluded black-sand hideaways to strips lined with snack stands and historic monuments, Montserrat has a beach to suit almost any desire.

Montserrat Restaurants
From native frogs legs to international haute cuisine, Montserrat has a small but diverse group of restaurants to choose from.

St. Patrick's Day Parties in the Caribbean
At first blush, the idea of celebrating St. Patrick's Day in the Caribbean sounds as incongruous as, say, a tropical shirt in Dublin. But while you'll find nary a green beer in the islands, and you're more likely to find cassava that potatoes, the Caribbean does have a few hot spots of Irish heritage and culture.

Montserrat Volcano Tour
Tour of the Soufriere Hills volcano and the destroyed city of Plymouth, Montserrat.

Visiting Montserrat's Soufriere Hills volcano and the abandoned city …
Visiting and touring Montserrat's Soufriere Hills Volcano and the Abandoned Capital of Plymouth

The Seven Natural Wonders of the Caribbean
A list of the most fascinating and beautiful natural sights in the Caribbean.

Montserrat Tourist Board
Official website of the Montserrat Tourist Board.

The Green Monkey Dive Shop Homepage
The Green Monkey is the social center of Montserrat -- a great waterfront pub, dive and tour operator and the place to go if you want to see the volcanic ruins of the former capital, Plymouth.

Olveston House
The Montserrat home of legendary Beatles producer George Martin has been opened to the public as a beautiful small inn with a restaurant serving English and island cuisine.

Green Monkey Inn and Dive Shop
Montserrat's top diving outfitter, tour-boat operator and beach bar all happen to be the same place: Little Bay's Green Monkey.

Montserrat Volcano Observatory
Some people might be scared off by Montserrat's tempestuous volcano. Personally, I think it's really, really cool. And so do the scientists at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory, whose job is to keep the public informed about what the sometimes angry Soufriere Hills giant is up to.

Monserrat Consular Information Sheet
The U.S. State Department's fact sheet on Montserrat, including information on entry requirements, crime, medical facilities, and much more.

CIA World Factbook on Montserrat
Includes information on Montserrat's geography, government, economy, transportation, military, and people.

Montserrat Cultural Center
Spearheaded by former Beatles manager George Martin, a longtime visitor to Montserrat, the center provides performance and meeting space for a wide variety of cultural programs.

Tropical Mansion Suites
Monserrat has just a handful of hotels: this may be the best. The Tropical Mansion is a boutique hotel with 18 rooms close to both the airport and Little Bay and has a pretty pool area, Caribbean restaurant, and a business center.

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