Caribbean

  • 1 Barbados: a peek at Dannii Minogue's holiday and the A-lister paradise island
    Dannii Minogue has been letting her hair down, showing off her fabulous bikini body and searching for models on the Caribbean island of Barbados while filming for Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model. The...

  • 2 Jessica Alba unwinds in A-list paradise island St Barts
    With a full film schedule ahead of her, it's no wonder Jessica Alba took some time out in Caribbean paradise, relaxing on the shores of St Barts this week. The Valentine's Day star was spotted enjoying...

  • 3 Mustique: William and Kate discover the Caribbean's hidden gem
     William and Kate have jetted off to the secluded sanctuary of Mustique for a touch of rest and relaxation before their baby arrives and they are swept up in the wonders of first-time parenthood. Comprising an...

  • 4 Sandy Lane: Caribbean luxury at Simon Cowell's favourite Barbados resort
    The idyllic Caribbean island of Barbados has become synonymous with luxury travel, fabulous white beaches and total relaxation. Last week, music mogul Simon Cowell was spotted partying on the...

  • 5 A Cuban adventure in the pearl of the Caribbean
    Take in the colourful and sublime views of the Havana with a drive along the Malecon, or route through the fertile fields of coffee and cocoa plantations surrounding Baracoa. Enjoy a swim in the turquoise...

  • 6 Escape to paradise – in affordable luxury
    Many of us dream of travelling as far afield as Zanzibar in Tanzania, or the Yucatan in Mexico, but are held back by the sheer expense. Well now it's possible to experience amazing travel adventures...

  • 7 Take the plunge into Mexico's underwater museum
    It's not just flurries of brightly coloured fish that you'll spot whilst swimming the warm, turquoise waters off the coast of Cancun. Just a short kick of the flippers away from Mexico's famous...

  • 8 The Caribbean: Get hooked on a bounty of beautiful islands
    The Pirates of the Caribbean films were smash-hit successes and undoubtedly heightened Johnny Depp's heartthrob status. But they also shed light on the bountiful beauty of the islands – so head for...

  • 9 Dive into the world's best scuba sites
    Azores The waters around this remote Portuguese archipelago way out in the Atlantic Ocean are home to an amazing underwater world. The nine small volcanic islands of the Azores are surrounded by waters...

  • 10 Jamaica: a sweet honeymoon destination
    If you're planning your wedding and wondering where to take your honeymoon, these photos may well help you make up your mind: Jamaica, the natural and cultural Caribbean paradise is an excellent choice....

  • 11 Riviera Maya: a tropical escape into history
    Imagine a Caribbean beach paradise, just south of the Tropic of Cancer where the clear sea is perfect for swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, jet ski... Imagine a flat land carpeted with low tropical...

  • 12 Cartagena de Indias: a location for love
    Just go through the wall under the clock tower and cross the Plaza de los Coches to reach the Portal de los Dulces. Here, in the shade of the arches is a line of little stalls offering up a sweet treasure...

  • 13 A paradise for winter
    They say that the beaches of Punta Cana, stretching for over 50 kilometres along the east coast of the island of La Hispaniola, are the best beaches in the world. With their white sands, warm turquoise...

  • 14 Puerto Rico: more than just rum
    It's not just Johnny Depp who has found Puerto Rico the perfect location: from the classic 1963 Lord of the Flies, to the up-coming Treasure Island starring Eddie Izzard as Long John Silver, the cluster...

  • 15 Parrot Cay – 1,000 unspoiled acres in the Caribbean
    The Turks and Caicos comprise eight main islands and over 40 smaller cays, of which Parrot Cay is one. International flights can take you to the archipelago's main island, Providenciales, known locally...

  • 16 Costa Rica: a rainbow in shades of green
    That fact that 25% of Costa Rica is classified as a protected area – a proportion no other country can boast – says a lot about the country's wealth of flora and fauna and the generosity of...

  • 17 Panama, a land of abundance
    Panama owes its existence to the canal, which has marked the life and politics of the country since it seceded from Colombia in 1903, and which remains today one of its greatest assets. There's no ...

  • 18 Heading to warmer climes
    Spring should be just around the corner, but we can expect the weather to be grey, bleak and rainy for a while yet. So why not turn the tables and head off to one of the sunny destinations we've selected?...

  • 19 Explore the magic realms of the novels of Garcia Marquez
    The complex novel, which is universally recognised as having had a major impact on world literature, is set in Macondo, in the remote regions of the Colombian rainforest. Garcia Marquez based the fictional...

  • 20 The glitz list: destinations with glamour
    From the Swiss mountains to the South Seas: exclusive beaches and ski resorts, chic cities and island paradises, these are the places with star quality, where elegance and sophistication reign. Lonely...



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