With coconut palms and white-sand beaches, vibrant cities and tranquil coves, the Caribbean's rich mix of islands offers endless possibilities for the ultimate tropical escape. Whether you want to dive among shipwrecks, stretch out on dry land or cast away with a glass of rum, this comprehensive and practical guide is the key to unlocking your Caribbean dream. Plan your trip - inspiring itineraries, insider tips and over 70 maps help you get to the heart of the islands.
Sleep in style - hand-picked accommodations to suit all budgets, from rustic beachside huts to luxurious resorts. Learn the lingo - easy-to-use Caribbean language chapter covers French, Spanish and Dutch basics. Feel the beat - from Carnivals and jump-ups to reggae festivals and live jazz, immerse yourself in the music scene with our in-depth entertainment listings. Fun in the sun - extensive options for land and water activities, including a dedicated Diving & Snorkeling chapter.