5 ideas for active vacations in the Caribbean

5 ideas for active vacations in the Caribbean

I must say from the beginning that I was never among those people who find beach vacations a bit dull. I could comfortably position myself in a hammock and stare for hours at the sea and sky. But I don admit that I would be a pity to visit some fabulous Caribbean island and not get to meet any of the locals or explore the (almost always) amazing nature. Also, there can be so much to do in the Caribbean, from the obvious diving and snorkeling to hiking through lush rainforests and even white ... [ read more ]

Spectacular Caribbean Beaches

Spectacular Caribbean Beaches

With its unrivaled clear waters, tropical forests, volcanoes and reefs, the Caribbean region offers a great variety of beaches and landscapes. Caribbean beaches can fit every taste and pocket, and can satisfy both the family owner in search for a relaxing, affordable holiday, as well as the eccentric millionaire in search for privacy and luxury. The great thing about booking a vacation in the Caribbean is that the average Caribbean beach has enough to surpass any continental beach: clean wat... [ read more ]

Favourite Activities in Dominica

Favourite Activities in Dominica

A Caribbean island with a strong personality, Dominica is often presented by advertisers as a hiker’s and walker’s paradise. And they aren’t far from the truth: unlike most Caribbean islands, Dominica has remained reluctant to foreign investors and offers coming from the big hotel chains, preferring to encourage local entrepreneurs and sustainable tourism. In an island with fabulous nature, abundant wildlife and unspoiled beaches, nature related activities will make your Caribbean vaca... [ read more ]

Things to do in Guadeloupe

Things to do in Guadeloupe

Like most of the Caribbean, Guadeloupe benefits from amazing beaches, calm, turquoise waters which are perfect for diving and warm, welcoming locals. And just like with any of these exotic destinations, it’s hard to ever get bored in Guadeloupe: its diverse flora and its underwater worlds are still to be discovered, while in the world of hotels and casinos new entertainment possibilities emerge every day. Plus, we are speaking of a whole archipelago here, which means that the views and facilit... [ read more ]

Short Guide to Dutch Caribbean

Short Guide to Dutch Caribbean

Despite their relative small size, the Dutch Antilles or Nedherland Antiles represent some of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. They are located in the southern extremity of the Caribbean, right above the Venezuelan coast. The Dutch Antilles actually consist of only five islands: Curacao, Bonaire, St. Marteen, St Eustatius and Saba. Of these, Curacao, Bonaire and St. Marteen are very popular tourist destinations, while the other two smaller islands offer a more intimate experience and... [ read more ]

Smallest Islands in the Caribbean

Smallest Islands in the Caribbean

If you ever looked at a map of the Caribbean, you’ve probably been surprised to see all those tiny spots in a sea of blue, spots that actually represent some Caribbean islands. The Caribbean, despite the many numbers and appealing images that come to your mind when hearing this word, is home to some of the smallest countries in the world. Some of the most popular tourist locations are islands with a surface of just a few square kilometers: you can tour them in a couple of hours. But on the oth... [ read more ]