Some call the Caribbean Sea and its hundreds of islands paradise. As with any heaven-on-earth, there is much to enjoy, see and do. The most important things that the Caribbean is known for are its beaches, boats, banks and bikinis. But the number one playground for the Americas is also exquisite beauty, palm tree covered mountains, lush green valleys of sugar cane and bananas, and seashore in abundance.
The Caribbean includes all of the islands in the Caribbean Sea from the Bahamas, past Cuba and all the way down to South America. They are influenced by many different cultures such as British, Dutch, Spanish, American, French, Danish and there is even a Swedish town named Gustavia.
Caribbean cities were established long before the car and their communities' magnificent architecture reflects it. Capitals such as Havana and Santo Domingo are perfect for walking tours. In these islands you can enjoy every imaginable land and water sport, with some of the best snorkeling and diving anywhere in the world; not to mention exotic fine dining, electrifying nightlife and glorious historical sites. For an unforgettable vacation, the islands of the Caribbean will never disappoint you!
The Caribbean Sea gets its name from the original inhabitants of the Caribbean - the Carib people. These indigenous Indians inhabited the region at the time of arrival of the first Spanish explorers. The Caribbean Sea is one of the world's most colorful and marine-rich bodies of water.