The Caribbean Islands
Caribbean Islands The waters of the Caribbean Sea host large, migratory schools of fish, turtles, and coral reef formations
- Islands in and near the Caribbean
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Antigua is hot and humid year-round, although tradewinds make it most comfortable from January to April when day temperatures usually hover around 85F/28C. Expect rain at any time of the year, although it is heaviest from September to November. Carnival starts at the end of July and finishes August 1. Antigua Sailing Week runs for a week from the last Sunday in April.
Fall in love with the beautiful Island of Antigua
Jolly Harbour is only 30 minutes from Antigua’s international airport, with daily flights from the UK, only 7.5 hours until you reach this beautiful island with its stunning beaches , boasting 365 one for everyday of the year!! It has an all year round warm climate, and the English speaking local’s are without doubt the friendliest in the world. There are several attractions to see including Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour,Devils Bridge and sunday night party and bar-b-que at Shirley Heights. Duty free shopping can be found in the capital St Johns only 20 minutes away, also you can take in the fruit/fish markets and local vendors market selling local produce. Antigua is an easy island to explore so hire a car and just drive!
Antigua is the heart and soul of the Caribbean, an exotic tropical island with an abundance of palm-fringed beaches, warm sparkling sea, English-speaking and life-loving locals, a wealth of land and water based activities, a huge choice of delicious international cuisines, and a background soundtrack of calypso and reggae.
The island is about 14 miles long by 11 miles wide and is renowned for its 365 stunning beaches, miles of picturesque coves, its legendary Sailing and Carnival Weeks, a profound love of cricket, cooling trade winds and ample sunshine.
Antigua is the perfect destination for sun-worshippers, water sports enthusiasts, golfers, and food-lovers.
Antigua has a rich history and heritage and this is reflected in its architecture and customs. The restored Nelsons Dockyard at English Harbour is a prime example of this and sugar mills and plantation houses dot the island. Inland towards the southwest is an unspoiled rainforest interspersed with picturesque villages, and the view from Shirley Heights is one of the Caribbeans greatest.
Famed for it’s year round sunshine and warm blue waters, Barbados is a coral island surrounded by reefs and spectacular long white sand beaches. It is one of the smaller islands and is the most easterly of the Caribbean Islands measuring 21miles by 14 miles.
The west coast of Barbados (also known as the “platinum coast”) is a fringe of bays and coves along the sheltered, Caribbean side of the island. As a result it is the best coast on Barbados for snorkelling as reefs are close to shore and the Caribbean Sea provides calm water.
There are opportunities to explore the stunning island of Barbados by land, (going off – road in a 4×4 Land Rover or hiring a car), by air in a helicopter tour, or by sea on board one of many cruises on offer.
How ever you choose to travel, you will find cultural attractions, such as the splendid architecture, art, music, theatre and fine cuisine as well as a whole host of Barbados sporting activities, including hiking, tennis, polo, scuba diving, boating and deep sea fishing
All Barbados beaches are public and time spent driving out looking for a spot to picnic and relax is seldom wasted. The East Coast of Barbados has many picture postcard beaches, but the strong sea currents require respect. Don’t forget the sunscreen and shades! It seldom drops below 27°C
The South Coast of Barbados has great appeal to the visitor. It is vibrant, with great night life and many excellent restaurants. The best known area is the popular St. Lawrence Gap. There you will find the After Dark Night Club, the popular Pisces Restaurant, The Ship Inn offering a sports bar, restaurant and nightclub, Josef’s Restaurant, the Bay Bistro, McBride’s, and gaming arcades, among other attractions. Also within easy reach is Oistin’s Town, famous for its fresh fish fries and down-to-earth ambience.
Fitts Village is situated on the platinum west coast of Barbados, less than a half-hours drive from the airport, and only five miles north of the capital Bridgetown. The nearby SANDY LANE HOTEL is world renowned for its luxury and cuisine. Slightly further along the coast is HOLETOWN, which combines the native Bajan chattel houses with grandiose holiday homes, amidst a vibrant series of beach bars and restaurants.
Plenty to do in Barbados.
Swimming, Golf courses, Tennis courts, great beaches, surfing, wind and kite-surfing, diving and snorkeling, sailing, water-skiing.
Go on a catamaran cruise or deep-sea fishing expedition.
Horse racing & Barbados museum at the historic Garrison, art galleries, Ocean Park Aquarium, Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary, music and cultural shows such-as the ‘Tropical Spectacular’ .
The annual ‘Crop-Over’ festival in summer should not be missed! Watch cricket ! Harrison’s Cave -a beautiful limestone cavern.Visit the tranquil west/Caribbean coast with calm sea.
The Atlantic coast includes Bathsheba ( with the famous Soup Bowl surfing break-Kelly Slater’s favourite), the Scotland district and Barclay’s Park.
Farley Hill National Park and the oldest working windmill in the Americas- Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill.
Bequia is the second-largest island in the Grenadines Bequia is a jewel in the necklace of islands called the Grenadines stunning landscapes and seascapes, turquoise waters and rum punches.
Cayman Islands Rated as one of the best places to dive in the world, the Cayman Islands are also perfect for those who like their holidays to be a little less active.
Bask on coral sand beaches, wander through fruit groves surrounded by emerald- green parrots, or shop duty free in the malls of George Town.
Dominican Republic has tropical temperatures year round with an annual average of 24C (75C). Tropical temptations Why go on holiday to the Dominican Republic? Mile after mile of palm-fringed sandy beaches, tropical weather, lush rainforest and an elegant colonial history charm visitors to the Dominican Republic
Guadeloupe is a butterfly-shaped island with the eastern Grande-Terre offering classic beach resorts and the western Basse-Terre dominated by parks and rainforest.
Honduras Holidays If this is your first time as a visitors to Honduras you will be amazed by the warmth of Honduran hospitality. Returning travellers have never forgotten it
Jamaica it is the third largest island in the Caribbean, Jamaica has a large narrow stretch of coastal plain that circles mountainous interior, with Blue Mountain Range lying in the centre-this is home the to islands highest point- Blue Mountain Peak, sitting at 2256 above sea level.
It is these mountain ranges that allow those visiting the island to take park in activities others the snorkelling, tanning and swimming
Martinique French-controlled Martinique is part of a group of Caribbean islands known as the Lesser Antilles or Windward Islands. It offers a slice of cosmopolitan France in the heart of the tropics.
Destination Guide : Martinique France over the water
Puerto Rico live the laid-back Latin life, to soak up the atmosphere of vibrant San Juan with its old walled city and buzzing nightlife, to laze on white sand beaches, dive the clear seas, explore the rainforest, hike the mountains or see the spectacular cave system of Cavernas del Rio Camuy.
7 Day Caribbean Cooking Holiday in Willemstad, Curaçao
Caribbean Cooking Holiday Curaçao
On this cooking holiday, chef Helmi Smeulders will host a cooking week on Curaçao.
Apart from the crystal-clear water and white beaches, the island offers a rich and tasty culinary experience for foodies.
With her rich historic past and different cultures, Curaçao serves as an amazing platform to explore the Caribbean kitchen.
Helmi shares her passion for the Caribbean kitchen by taking you on a culinary tour where cooking, eating, and exploring are at heart.
You will visit the famous floating market, get hands-on cooking classes with Caribbean product and go on an adventurous culinary tour to the salt-pans to pick wild sea purslane.https://takeabreakholidays.com/central-america/mexican-vacation/
St Kitts and Nevis now just treat yourself
St Kitts and Nevis like no other islands in the Caribbean, seem to embody a kind of lush tropical paradise usually associated with the South Pacific. The atmosphere here is palpably luxuriant, an intoxicating blend of sunlight, sea air and fantastically abundant vegetation.
Saint Lucia Island
Saint Lucia is for travellers seeking pleasure and enrichment through the wonder of the undiscovered, the adventure of the unfamiliar, the freshness of the unspoiled and the stimulation of the exotic. We look forward to seeing you soon.
St Martin Island The Caribbean Island St. Martin, or St. Maarten from Take A Break Holidays
St Martin Island The Caribbean Island St. Martin, or St. Maarten, is the smallest land mass in the world shared by two nations, and is home to two distinct cultures, Dutch and French.
Turks and Caicos Islands provide the perfect backdrop for adventure-seekers, families and those looking for relaxation alike in this truly stunning location.
The beautiful Turks and Caicos Islands are situated 575 miles southeast of Miami and 39 miles south east of Mayaguana in the Bahamas. Covering 193 square miles of the Atlantic ocean, Turks and Caicos Islands has one of the longest coral reefs in the world, making it a premier diving destination.
Virgin Islands The United States Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John, is the most popular tourist destination in the Caribbean.
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