(courtesy – USVI Dept. of Tourism)
Many come for the entertainment or shopping, but St. Croix has a coastline providing plenty more to do just offshore.
Scuba and snorkel: A popular destination for diving is small Buck Island. It’s actually Buck Island Reef National Monument. There’s just one authorized dive operator, Caribbean Sea Adventures, but you [...]
Aside from its other offshore water sport activities, Anguilla is known as the “Wreck Diving Capital of the Caribbean” since there are nine shipwrecks in its surrounding waters – all sunk specifically to be enjoyed by scuba divers. These wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life, including angelfish, barracudas, margates, [...]
Paddle, kayak, sail off Montego Bay (H. Peat)
While it has other attractions on land that make it a strong draw for many travelers to Jamaica, the coastline areas along and near Montego Bay also make it a prime destination for any category of water sport enthusiast.
Where anyone can start:
There are facilities and locations around [...]
The southern Caribbean is an unspoiled home to a vast variety of marine life – fish, coral, mammal inhabitants – the result is that scuba diving activity is high on the list for visitors to the Dutch islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. Along with the spectacular, pristine marine conditions, the diligent conservation efforts on [...]
(credit: Cayman Islands Dept. of Tourism)
Thanks to the variety of dive sites and the presence of several highly experienced diving operators and facilities around Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, it has long been an established leader in Caribbean dive destinations - attracting not only seasoned scuba divers but also beginner divers who all can find [...]
It’s the smaller partner in a two-island nation, but Tobago makes up in locations and activity for what it may lack in geographic size. Tobago is also a notable magnet for diving enthusiasts with its long stretches of beach and extensive coral reefs that are home to the largest brain coral in the world, [...]
Although it’s so close to the North American mainland, Grand Cayman – main island of the Cayman Islands – keeps its own easy pace even while it leaps fast forward into the twenty-first century. While giant blue iguanas crawl around the island’s lush botanical park, just a few miles away lie burgeoning commercial and [...]
Petit St. Vincent – affectionately known as “PSV” – is one of those ultimate getaways where there’s no ‘hotel’ or ‘room’ to speak of, just 22 simple yet luxuriously comfortable cottages spread over 113 acres of softly rolling hills. In keeping with the relaxed atmosphere, there is no formal check in, no keys, no televisions [...]
How does a small, flat island like Little Cayman come to have its own unmistakable character and flavor? Man, history and nature have all put their stamp here, creating a serene environment which in spite of the limitations of geography is a point of arrival in the Caribbean that offers much in the way [...]
The islands of Turks and Caicos have a unique environment that makes scuba diving and fishing an amazine experience. These islands are surrounded by one the most extensive coral reef systems in the world. Stretching 65 miles wide and 200 miles long, the waters around Turks and Caicos are considered one of the [...]