Expanded coverage of the entire Caribbean - from the ABC Islands to Trinidad & Tobago - plus the Bahamas new scuba diving chapter written by an expert author more full-colour photographs and maps (100+) than any other guide to the region tourist arrivals showing increases of up to 30 per cent this year Antigua boasts that it has 365 beaches, 'one for each day of the year'
Antigua's so-called 'black pineapple' is only that colour when young and unripe - it is generally smaller and sweeter than pineapples grown in South America or Hawaii over 700 islands and 2500 cayes (pronounced 'keys') make up the Bahamas technically, the Bahamas (and Turks & Caicos) lie outside the Caribbean Sea some people in the Bahamas believe that if you take the 'bibby' (mucus) from a dog's or horse's eye and put it in your own, you can actually see a spirit.
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.
Covers: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saba, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Martin, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos.
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 your