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The Caribbean is one of the most delightful places you can choose for your travel destination. Cruise ship packages to the Caribbean are extremely popular. You will find several ports of call that you can drive to or you can fly into. Then you can relax and enjoy all of the activities upon the cruise ship. You will dock at various islands along the Caribbean as you go. This is a very fun and leisurely way to explore plenty of what the Caribbean has to offer.

 

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If you can't have the wedding in the Caribbean then why not take your honeymoon there? It is an adventure you and your new spouse will never forget. You may want to plan trips back there for future wedding anniversary celebrations as well. There is no shortage of activities in the Caribbean so you won't be tied to the same activities each time you go if you don't want to be.

Exploring the scenery is always a great adventure in the Caribbean . The different islands offer an array of landscaping. Some are flat and open while others have beautiful mountains in the background. You will also be able to explore some diverse types of animal and plant life there. You can go hiking, horseback riding, or take a guided tour over such areas.

 

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Many individuals are content to just relax on the beaches and then to frolic in the clear waters though. There may be windsurfing, beach volleyball, and many other types of activities taking place for you to either watch or to be a part of. The action never seems to end so just relax and take it all in. There are even some areas of the Caribbean where you can take a swim with the dolphins. This is an experience of a lifetime that you will never forget.

Golf is a popular sport, and you will find some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world throughout the Caribbean . There are plenty of them to relax on as well as great tournaments to take part in. There are even golf vacation packages to the Caribbean where you can get the best courses as well as unlimited play. You may even be able to ship your golf clubs there free of charge.


If shopping is your forte, then you will feel right at home along the Caribbean. You will find plenty of very original and unique items you haven't seen before. Many of them are custom made by the people that live there. They rely upon tourism for their living and strive to offer excellent quality products.

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As the sun goes down in the Caribbean the fun isn't over by a long shot. There are tons of excellent places where you can get a delicious dinner. You can go to a casual or a fancy restaurant. You can choose from many different types of foods as well. You may have something you love or you may want to try something new since you are on vacation.

There are dinner cruises you can take in the Caribbean as well. These are very romantic and you can eat tasty food while exploring the open waters at night. It is a good idea to look into such options well in advance though. It will be difficult to schedule such a nice dinner at the last minute.

There is plenty of nightly action taking place that you can explore as well. Many areas of the Caribbean feature casinos where you can play slot machines, listen to live music, and play the tables. If you are feeling lucky as well as adventurous then you may want to see what they have to offer you.

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Dance clubs are all over in the Caribbean as well. If you enjoy music, dancing, and even alcoholic drinks this could be the place to explore. The clubs feature different types of music so you can choose a location that plays what you want to hear. You can also listen to some of the music from the locals that may be new to you. I am sure you will find it to be very pleasing.

What you will find with your visit to the Caribbean will depend on what area you go to. Not all of the mentioned attractions are available at all locations even though most of them are a centralized theme. If you are looking for specific events you should do some research before you plan your trip. That way you can travel to the right part of the Caribbean to enjoy it the most.

The Caribbean is definitely a vast area, so it is important to mention the main destinations that you may wish to explore. The Bahamas is one of the most popular parts of the Caribbean . There are more than 700 islands that it consists of though so the area is extremely large. However, only 20 of those islands actually have people living on them. Some of the very best diving areas in all of the Caribbean is found on the island of Nassau.

The Virgin Islands, namely St. John, are the place to travel if you want to get as close to nature as possible. More than 2/3 of the area is considered to be a National Park and has been since the mid 1950's. Even though guests are allowed to explore a large portion of it, the interactions are very controlled. That way people can see what is there without creating any adverse effects on the area.

St. Thomas is also found in the Virgin Islands and has plenty to offer. The view there is breathtaking. The land is green and there are hills as far as the eye can see. Any nature lover will be very impressed with this part of the Caribbean . There is also plenty of fishing to take part in and charter boats you can rent so you can go sightseeing around the area.

Many people enjoy their visit to St. Thomas though because it is very quiet. This isn't the part of the Caribbean that you visit if you want the hustle and bustle of people all around. If you want to get back to the simple things in life though and be able to appreciate the natural beauty around you then this is a great place to be.

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Aruba tends to have its own identity out there in the Caribbean. It is a popular location for younger crowds, especially for college students during spring break. Hiking is very popular here due to the vast valleys and hills that are a part of the open areas around it. If you enjoy observing different people then Aruba is definitely the place to be. More than 40 different nationalities are represented by the people living there. That certainly adds plenty of diversity to what takes place all around there.

Aruba is always active and full of fun though. In fact, this is one area of the Caribbean where there is plenty of festivals and events taking place all year long. The people of Aruba enjoy the tourism and openly welcome people to their part of the world. It is very comfortable to be there and that is a main reason why so many people return to the area again and again. Of course it is also known as one of the best places to shop in the entire Caribbean . You will find quality products for unbelievably low prices.

Belize is one of the prettiest names when it comes to locations in the Caribbean . This is the part of the Caribbean that you want to visit if you are interested in outdoor activities. There are plenty of land as well as in the water that you can take part in. Those on land including fishing, hiking, and bird watching. Belize is home to over 500 species of birds so there are plenty of them for you to observe. The remains of the ancient Mayan civilization are also found here. You can explore the caves, visit the temples, and even see pieces of pottery and other items that remain from that time period.

If you are looking for things you can do in the water there are many as well. Snorkeling is very common in Belize for people of all ages. There are plenty of gorgeous corrals for you to explore there. Swimming, boating, and diving are also quite popular. This is one place in the world where people come to tarpon and bonefish as well. This is quite challenging but also rewarding to take part in.

Just about everyone has heard of Jamaica as it is a wonderful place in the Caribbean to visit. There are quite a few waterfalls around the area where sparkling water is flowing. There is something magical about those areas that draw large crowds to them all the time. At Mayfield Falls you can spend the day relaxing in the various mineral springs as well.

If interacting with dolphins seems interesting to you, Ochos Rios in Jamaica is the best place to do so. They also have programs where you can interact with other aquatic life including stingrays and sharks. Getting up close and personal with such creatures is something most people will never have the opportunity to experience.

There are some fun safaris all over Jamaica too that you can explore if you are the adventurous type. For example you can take a half day tour in a jeep through rivers, exploring caves, and over the rough mountain terrains. There are also ATV's you can rent for the day and go out to explore on your own.

You can go on an exploration of the wetlands where you will see swamps, crocodiles, birds, and whatever else happens to be around that particular day. A more relaxing safari allows you to explore various types of flora and fauna along long stretches of the Caribbean.

Don't forget to take in some live music while in Jamaica as well. You can find it during the day but it really comes to life after the sun goes down. Raggae is very popular and you will find it to offers sounds that are appealing to your ears. If you haven't paid attention to this type of music before you will really be in for a treat. Many of the locals play their music at night so you won't have any trouble finding a great place to listen to it.

Another fun place in the Caribbean is Barbados . Here you can find all types of activities to do during the day and at night. Many people love the idea of exploring underwater but they aren't too keen on snorkeling or diving. In Barbados you can take an underwater adventure in a submarine. They can be taken during the day as well as at night when you will get a completely different view of what is going on down there.

Barbados is one of the most popular places in the Caribbean where couples choose for their wedding. It is elegant, tranquil, and beautiful all at the same time. You can get married in one of many old style Churches. You can also have an outdoor ceremony along the beach or in a gazebo. You can have the wedding of your dreams in Barbados so make sure you look into your options if a wedding is in your future.

Imagine having a very nice dinner along the beach as the sun goes down. That is definitely an option for you in Barbados . You will love the selection of food out there. A romantic dinner may be just what you are looking for after a day full of fun adventures around the area.

No mention of the Caribbean is complete without including the Cayman Islands. Here you will find three distinct areas - Cayman Brac, Grand Cayman, and Little Cayman. Each has their own value to offer. The Cayman Islands are extremely popular with tourists due to them being in very close proximity to Miami , Florida . Most people visit Grand Cayman as it has the most to offer. Yet many do go to Little Cayman as it has plenty of flora and fauna to view. Since it is virtually uninhabited it is more of a natural setting.

You can spend time in the water with the stingrays if you enjoy aquatic life. There are also plenty of areas where you can go snorkeling or diving. The scenery from the beaches is wonderful too if you just want to spend some time kicking back and enjoying what is going on all around you.

The Cayman Islands are also home to Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Gardens. Here you will find 65 acres of tropical paradise. Spend your time among colorful flowers, unique plants, various types of wildlife, and the wetlands. This is a great place for the entire family to enjoy. It will educate everyone on how people and nature can co-exist in harmony.

There are some fun turtle farms too that have more to offer than one might initially expect. More than 16,000 turtles live here and you won't believe the sizes of some of them. We have all seen very small sea turtles but have you ever seen one that is more than 500 pounds? The turtle farm has done a great deal for conservation efforts. Many of those turtles breed there are later released into the environment.

Water activities are very popular here just like all the other places around the Caribbean . Yet this is the best place for parasailing. This is a combination of surfing and sailing. Kayaking and waterskiing are also very popular around the area. There are plenty of opportunities for lessons in these areas as well. So if it looks like a great way to spend the day but you have never done it find out how you can take advantage of such lessons. The water is usually around 80 degrees too no matter what time of the year you go there. You can even charter a yacht from Yacht Charter Caribbean it's not as expensive as you think.

Should you decide the Cayman Islands are the part of the Caribbean that you wish to travel to, find out what will be taking place before you go. All year long there are plenty of great festivals, music events, and more. That way you can incorporate some of those special events into your schedule during your stay.

You will find plenty of amazing pictures of the Caribbean online and in brochures. You can be a part of it in person and you will find it is even better than way. Taking some time to relax and get away from your hectic schedule is important. Finding the right location where you can do it is also important. When you plan a vacation to any part of the Caribbean you will be very happy with what you find there.

 

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