White-sand beaches and offshore reefs border lazy backpacker towns while, not far away, coffee-scented mountains reach,. Wander through dense jungle to find Mayan pyramids that date back a millennium as bulldog-sized rodents scurry past and howler monkeys commute in the treetops above you.



The Caribbean is known for its gorgeous weather, friendly people, beautiful beaches, and lively activities. Whether you prefer a quiet island off the beaten path, or one of the region's more famous destinations - with lot's of attractions and lively nightlife - this comprehensive guide helps you plan the perfect Caribbean vacation.