Caribbean Travel: Most Popular Articles
Cuban Travel, Vacation and Holiday Planning for U.S. Travelers.
My picks for the top clothing-optional resorts in the Caribbean.
How to Make Ten Great Caribbean Drinks, from rum cocktails to margaritas, the dark and stormy, and more.
Crime information for Caribbean tourists, travelers and visitors, including current murder rates and information on property crime.
Carnival, Sex Tourism and health and safety information for the Caribbean. Page 2.
List of Caribbean Island Easter Traditions, Celebrations, Food and More
How to travel to the Caribbean even if you don't have a valid U.S. passport.
A list of the most gay and lesbian friendly destinations in the Caribbean.
Tips on visiting the water park and other attractions at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, even if you're not a resort guest.
How Long Does It Take to Fly to the Caribbean for a Vacation, Holiday or Trip?
Descriptions of the all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic, where you can get your meals, drinks, and activities included in one low price.
A list of the top Caribbean destinations for single travelers traveling solo or with a group of friends.
How to pack for your Caribbean vacation in 15 easy steps.
Six easy steps to planning a Caribbean vacation that's full of sun and fun, and avoids perils like hurricanes, tropical storms, and other weather hazards.
The Caribbean can offer a vacation for everyone, whether you are traveling alone, as a couple or with family. Looking to just lay on a sunny beach, or up for partying all night? Check out our guide to the best islands for every interest!
Aruba's top all-inclusive resorts, where guests pay one price to enjoy fine dining, drinks, amenities and activities.
Dates for Trinidad and Tobago's annual Carnival celebration for the years 2012 to 2020.
Crime information and safety tips for travelers to Jamaica.
List of the resorts and hotels in the Caribbean offering overwater villas and bungalows -- guest rooms that perch directly above the sea.
Yes, there are hurricanes every year in the Caribbean. Yes, these big storms sometimes hit land and disrupt vacations. No, you should not let hurricanes prevent you from taking a Caribbean trip, even during the height of hurricane season!
During the month of November, the weather in the Caribbean is still reliably warm and sunny even as the days grow cool further north. It's a great time to visit the islands because the threat of hurricanes is mostly past but prices remain at off-season lows through mid-December.
If you want to add some high-stakes excitement to your tropical travel, head to one of the Caribbean islands known for gambling. Casinos can be found on such islands as Aruba, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Maarten, Curacao and Bonaire, and are often in large, beachside resorts that offer excellent package deals and luxurious extras such as spas.
Crime information and safety tips for travelers to the Bahamas, including Nassau, Paradise Island, Freeport and Grand Bahama Island, and the Out Islands.
Descriptions of the all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana the Dominican Republic, where Caribbean travelers can get meals, drinks, and activities for one low price.
Tips on travel to the Caribbean during the month of October, including information on events, weather, and hotel and airline prices.
A list of the best beaches in Jamaica, one of the top island destinations in the Caribbean.
Some of the top restaurants and dining experiences in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
List of the Best Bars and Watering Holes in Key West, Florida
Top islands and beaches for surfing in the Caribbean, including schools where you can learn to surf
Crime information, warnings and advice on each Caribbean nation, from the U.S. State Department's travel and tourism program.
Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, one of the top beaches in the Caribbean.
Review of the Hip Strip in Montego Bay, Jamaica, an area of non-stop partying, Caribbean style
Every beach on the island of St. Lucia, including those that are part of the top resorts, is open to the public; here are the island's grandest strands.
A Caribbean couples getaway can include many types of experiences, from romantic to adventurous to high-energy or sheer escapism. Whether your ideal island getaway includes a walk on a deserted beach or diving to the depths, the Caribbean has what you're looking for in an exotic trip for two.
Tips on travel to the Caribbean during the month of September, including information on events, weather, and hotel and airline prices.
Guide to Caribbean travel during December, including information on weather, events, hotel and airfare prices, and of course Christmas!
Statistics comparing the murder rates in a number of Caribbean nations, for use by tourists planning a Caribbean vacation
Top Caribbean destinations for girlfriend getaways in the Caribbean.
Information on vacations and travel to all-inclusive resorts in the Bahamas.
List of the top all-inclusive resort chains in the Caribbean, including links to hotel and resort reviews.
List of the Top Cultural Events, Festivals and Concerts in Jamaica
May is perhaps the best time of the year to visit the Caribbean: you'll find bargains galore as low-season rates kick into effect, there are lots of events designed to lure visitors down to the islands, and the weather still beats the chilly spring in the northern latitudes.
Information on how to apply for and receive a Passport or U.S. Passport Card for land and sea travel between the Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico and Canada and the United States.
Information on all-inclusive resorts in the Cayman Islands, where Caribbean travelers pay one price for accommodations, meals, drinks, and activities.
Vacation, holiday and travel guide to French St. Martin and Dutch St. Maarten, which share an island home in the Caribbean.
Bermuda, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and Mexico are all great options for a weekend Caribbean vacation getaway! Page 2.
Aruba has four main resort areas for tourists and travelers to choose from:low-rise and high-rise hotel districts, downtown Oranjestad, and Eagle Beach.
Caribbean Travel FAQ - What is hurricane season in the Caribbean?
Review of the Desire Pearl, a Swinger's Resort in Cancun
Information on all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean island nation of Turks & Caicos, where guests pay one price for accommodations, meals, drinks, and activities.
Tips on avoiding bug bites from the Sugar Bay all-inclusive resort in St. Thomas.
It's easy to save big money shopping for expensive items in the duty-free world of the Caribbean. With already-cheap prices and no sales tax, the islands are great places to shop for jewelry, watches, and gifts for your loved ones, or yourself. Expect to save 25 percent or more on your purchases. Below is a guide to some of the hottest jewelry shopping destinations, so go ahead: splurge.
Crime information and safety tips for travelers to Dominican Republic.
Tips for single Caribbean travelers planning a vacation trip to an all-inclusive resort.
How to get cheap airfares for your Caribbean travel, trip, holiday or vacation.
April is one of the best times to travel to the Caribbean, particularly if you can plan your trip for after spring break. Get the timing right, and you can save money while still enjoying all the Caribbean has to offer, including great weather and Carnival celebrations.
The all-inclusive resorts on the Caribbean island of Jamaica.
All you need to know about the documentation you'll need to travel to the islands of the Caribbean -- and get back into the U.S. when your trip is over.
The top Caribbean islands for duty-free shopping, where visitors can buy jewelry, watches, liquor and other goods for far less money than back at home.
Ever dreamed of being a pirate -- or perhaps Johnny Depp? Depp brings Captain Jack Sparrow to life (and back to life) in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, and latter-day buccaneers, wenches and scaliwags can explore some of the real-life Caribbean destinations where the Disney films were shot -- including the latest film, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Guide to traveling to the Caribbean during the month of July, including information on weather, events, travel deals, and packing for your trip.
Crime information and safety tips for travelers to Belize.
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the Dominican Republic
Caribbean Travel FAQ - Where was Pirates of the Caribbean filmed in the Caribbean?
Tips for Caribbean travelers planning a vacation, holiday, or trip to an all-inclusive resort, including information for singles, couples, families, seniors, and groups.
A list of the best beaches on the Caribbean island of St. Barths (St. Barts), officially known as St. Barthelemy.
A brief overview of the U.S. government's longstanding ban on most travel to Cuba.
Jamaica may be the king of water parks in the Caribbean, boasting at least five major attractions guaranteed to keep you wet and happy
Descriptions of the all-inclusive resorts on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, where you can get your meals, drinks, and activities included in one low price.
Map of the Caribbean Sea and its Islands
'Luxury' and 'Caribbean' often seem to go hand-in-hand, but the truth is that you don't have to spend a fortune to get away to an exotic island in the tropics. Here's how to get the best vacation deals, sales, specials and bargains in the Caribbean!
FAQ: What money or currency is used in the Caribbean? Can I use U.S. dollars on my Caribbean vacation or trip?
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean.
Top sightseeing attractions and stops in the Florida Keys on the Overland Highway drive from Miami to Key West.
Caribbean Travel FAQ - What sports are played in the Caribbean?
Top 2014 spring break destinations in the Caribbean for students, families, and adults.
How to Plan a Caribbean Vacation: Caribbean Vacation, Holiday and Trip Planner, including how to book airlines, hotels, plan meals and activities, and whether to rent a car.
Travel, vacation and holiday guide to Jamaica, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nightlife and more!
June is low season throughout the Caribbean (but not Bermuda), so you'll find discounted hotel rates and fewer crowds. The Caribbean hurricane season begins in June, but activity is usually light.
Top Green and Earth Friendly Eco Resorts in Belize
My picks for the best and most unique sporting events in the Caribbean.
All Inclusive Resorts in St. John, St. Thomas and St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Caribbean Travel FAQ - What's the best time of year to visit the Caribbean?
Advice, tips and information on renting a luxury vacation villa or private home in the Caribbean.
A list of the top beaches in the Cayman Islands
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to St. Barts (St. Barths, St. Barthelmy) in the Caribbean, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
Guide to Caribbean travel during January, including information on New Year's and Little Christmas festivities, weather, events, hotel and airfare prices.
A list of the most fascinating and beautiful nature and natural sights for travelers to enjoy in the Caribbean.
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the Bahamas Islands of the Caribbean, including Freeport, Nassau, Abaco, Eleuthera, the Exumas and Abacos, Grand Bahama Island, and Paradise Island.
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the island of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean.
Information on the all-inclusive resorts and hotels on the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda, where guests pay one price for rooms, meals, and activities.
Caribbean Travel FAQ - How many islands are there in the Caribbean?
Tips on saving money on phone calls while traveling in the Caribbean, including information on hotel phone fees and using cell phones while on a Caribbean vacation.
Descriptions of the all-inclusive vacation resorts in the Caribbean island of Barbados, where you can get accommodations, food and drink, and activities for one fixed price.
Basic travel guide to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining and restaurants, shopping, beaches, culture, history, nightlife, and more!
Travel, vacation and holiday guide to the Caribbean island of Barbados, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
List of the best luxury hotels and resorts in St. Barths
Information on U.S. Virgin Islands Ferries and Inter-Island Flights: Schedules and fares for St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, and the British Virgin Islands
Review of the Hedonism II all-inclusive resort in Jamaica, a clothing-optional Caribbean hotel that caters to adults with nude beaches and more.
Travel, Holiday and Vacation Guide to the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), Including St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix
My basic travel, vacation and holiday guide and introduction to the British Virgin Islands, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to Saba Island in the Caribbean.
Caribbean resorts and villas that offer treehouse style accommodations
Details on the Baha Mar project, a mega resort being built on New Providence Island in the Bahamas on a scale that will rival the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island.
Caribbean Travel FAQ - Which Caribbean islands are the safest and most dangerous?
Booking air travel and hotels for a weekend getaway in the Caribbean
Guide to Caribbean travel during February, including information on Carnival festivities, weather, events, hotel and airfare prices.
Post-Katrina, hurricanes are on everyone's mind. But while hurricanes are a fact of life in the Caribbean, the odds of a big storm ruining your vacation are quite small. Noted hurricane expert Bob Sheets helps explain why in my Caribbean weather guide, which also tells you about other weather factors to consider when planning your trip.
Tips on travel to the Caribbean during the month of August, including information on events, weather, and hotel and airline prices.
Preventing Dengue Fever, Malaria, and Other Mosquito Borne Illnesses on a Caribbean Trip.
Safety and security are always a concern when you travel, and a Caribbean vacation is no exception. It's a fine line between relaxing and letting your guard down, so while it's great to chill out and have a good time on your island adventure, there are a few sensible precautions you should take before leaving home and once you arrive at your destination.
Contact information and destinations served by the top airlines that fly to the Caribbean from the U.S. and Canada.
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the Grenadine Island of Grenada in the Caribbean, known as the Spice Island.
Travel, Vacation and Holiday Guide to the Island of Montserrat in the Caribbean, famous for its active volcano.
Descriptions of the all-inclusive resorts in Puerto Plata the Dominican Republic, where you can get your meals, drinks, and activities included in one low price.
Languages Spoken on Caribbean Islands
Travel, holiday and vacation guide to the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean
Barbados is generally a safe place to travel, but there are certain natural and social perils that travelers need to be aware of.
The big airlines cover the popular destinations in the Caribbean -- Puerto Rico, Nassau, etc. -- but regional airlines bring less-traveled islands within reach. My list of top regional airlines includes those that fly primarily within island groups (Bahamas, Caymans, Grenadines) as well as those that use San Juan as a hub; some fly to Florida, too! Only airlines with scheduled service are included, not charter-only companies.
List of the Best Beaches on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Aruba has some of the best restaurants in the Caribbean, where you can dine on native cuisine that shows off Dutch influences and chefs' adept interpretations of seafood and grilled dishes from around the world. Here's a taste!
The quiet island of Bonaire is known for its excellent diving and snorkeling. Travel to Bonaire for the life beneath the waves, not on the beaches above them, and don’t expect glitzy hotels and raging nightlife. For the most part, Bonaire remains unspoiled, a back-to-nature escape the way the Caribbean used to be.
Here are all of the Caribbean islands that celebrate Carnival and the months in which they do so (exact days can vary from year to year).
Basic travel guide and introduction to the Turks and Caicos islands, including information on Grand Turk, Providenciales, and Little Turk attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
Information on the all-inclusive resorts on the French island of Martinique, where guests pay one price for accommodations, meals, drinks, and activities.
Vacation, Travel and Holiday Guide on the Caribbean Island of Aruba, including information on attractions, hotels and resorts, dining, activities, culture and history, events and festivals, nighlife and more!
Guide to the five island Caribbean destination of Guadeloupe, a unique blend of France and the tropics.
From shopping to rum to ruins, the top attractions and places to explore for visitors to vibrant and inviting Martinique.
Vacation, Holiday and Visitor's Guide to Martinique, a French Caribbean Paradise
List of the top Caribbean travel destinations for Christmas celebrations.
Caribbean Travel FAQ - What is the difference between the Eastern Caribbean and the Western Caribbean?
Planning a Caribbean vacation doesn't end with picking an island : you also need to figure out when to
Bermuda is roughly at the same latitude as Savannah, Georgia, while the Bahamas sit off the coast of southern Florida.
Step by step guide on packing all you will need for up to five days in the Caribbean in a single, standard-sized suitcase. Page 2.
The best villas for rent on the Caribbean island of Barbados, including budget, moderate, and exclusive properties.
Where to shop and buy authentic Caribbean gifts to brighten any holiday celebration!
Pick a mega-ship and you'll generally be limited to the big ports. Smaller ships offer more flexibility in terms of destinations.
FAQ - When are high season, low season, and shoulder season in the Caribbean?
Many of Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 books and movies were set in the Caribbean. Here's my guide to the Caribbean island locations that helped build the Bond legend.
List of hunted houses and other Caribbean historic sights and attractions rumored to be haunted by ghosts or have a supernatural connection.
Travel, Holiday and Vacation Guide to the islands of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, a West Indies destination known for its Carnival, culture, nightlife, and -- in Tobago -- great beaches.
Tips on How to Plan a Caribbean Vacation for Disabled Travelers
Review of the Memories Negril Resort and Spa, formerly the Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa, an all-inclusive resort in Jamaica catering to adults.
List of the best hotels in and around Port of Spain, Trinidad for visitors attending the annual Carnival celebration.
Our picks for the top tennis resorts and tennis instructional programs in the Caribbean.
Caribbean Travel FAQ - Do I need a passport to take a Caribbean cruise?
Definition of the European Plan offered at Caribbean hotels and resorts
Guide to Caribbean travel during March, including information on St. Patrick's Day festivities, weather, events, hotel and airfare prices.
Caribbean Travel Myths and Misconceptions: Separating Truth from Fiction About Island Vacations, Weather and Culture
A Brief History of Carnival celebrations in the Caribbean, which have their roots in African culture, Christianity, and slavery.