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Caribbean Holidays and Travel Information


The Caribbean

The Caribbean Islands stretch in an arc from south of Florida to the northern tip of Venezuela. Here lie some of the most beautiful islands, offering everything from lush landscapes to golden coral sand beaches and calm turquoise waters.

Each island has a character of its own, from simple and relaxed, to exotic and sophisticated.

All flight destinations in the Caribbean are possible including flights to Barbados, Antigua, St Lucia + more.

Get a quote on holidays and cruises to Barbados, Antuiga, St Lucia, Dominican Republic and the rest of the Caribbean.



The Caribbean - Travel and Flight Information



In order for you to plan your flight or holiday to the Caribbean we have some useful information below.

Book Holidays to The Caribbean and its Islands

If you require any information or would like to make a reservation for a holiday to the Caribbean you can call our holiday specialists on the following number - 01482 641064

They will be able to help you find and book your Caribbean holiday at discount rates with the knowledge and security of booking through a fully bonded travel agent.

The Caribbean - Barbados

Barbados is a very popular tropical Caribbean paradise with real character. The west coast has beautiful sandy beaches with calm azure waters, such as busy little Paynes Bay, Carlisle Bay and expansive Sandy Lane with its famous hotel attracting the international jetset. These areas are perfect for snorkelling, swimming and watersports, whilst the rugged Atlantic-facing east coast is suited to surfers and hikers.

The island is generally considered one of the safest Caribbean islands, the bustling capital Bridgetown and only city is worth exploring, either along the Bridgetown Boardwalk where the boats come in, or the Constitution River or pedestrianised Swan St. Sampling the local seafood and rum is a must.

With average year-round temperatures of 25°C, and high-end resorts, luxury villas and more affordable hotels so all budgets are catered for.

The sophisticated West coast has a superb choice of hotels and a good selection of excellent quality restaurants whilst the livelier South coast is know for its popular restaurants, bars and discos at St. Lawrence Gap.

Plenty of day and night activities in all the resort areas.  The public beaches are magnificent, but can often be less secluded than on other islands in the Caribbean.

Area: 430 sq km (166 sq mi)
Population: 264,000
Capital city: Bridgetown (pop 7500)
People: African (90%), English, Scottish & East Indians
Language: English
Religion: Anglican (50%), Methodist, Moravian


Barbados

The Caribbean - St Lucia



St Lucia is a tropical island, with lush rainforest and golden beaches, St. Lucia is a popular destination for honeymooners, backpackers and scuba divers. The striking Piton Mountains rise from the sea and make for a dramatic beach setting.

An ideal family destination, there are water parks and many options for water sports. The transitions between French and English control and military past mean there’s plenty for history buffs, and the capital Castries has a number of landmarks including the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Derek Walcott Square.

There are luxury resorts as well as boutique hotels, self-catering villas and private guest houses. January to April is the driest period, May is also popular with those visiting for St. Lucia Jazz, and July for the vibrant carnival.

A beautiful verdant isle with lush mountains, tropical forests and the majesty of the volcanic peaks of the Pitons.

St Lucia is a photographers delight, an island that is unspoilt and picturesque.  Jazz week in May is not to be missed!

Area: 616 sq km (240 sq mi)
Population: 156,260
Capital city: Castries (pop 50,000)
People: African (90%), mixed descent (6%), European and East Indian (4%)
Language: English & French-based patois
Religion: Roman Catholic (90%), Protestant (7%), Anglican (3%)


St Lucia


The Caribbean - Antigua

Antigua is essence of a vibrant Caribbean island, with year-round sunshine, sandy coves along its rocky coastline and turquoise waters. As one of the main hubs in the eastern Carribbean, it attracts everyone from romantic couples to the jetset and tourists from the cruise ships which dock in St John’s, the capital.

The northwest coast is home to the busy resorts at Dickenson Bay and Runaway Bay, but for a taste of the highlife visitors can go to the swanky marina at Jolly Harbour. Its strong historical links to the UK are evident in cricket ground in the capital, ‘Nelson’s Dockyard’, a quaint little dockyard and in neighbouring Falmouth Harbour, a relaxed village with shops and restaurants.

In contrast to bustling Antigua, Barbuda to the north is low-key with long uninterrupted pink and white sand beaches protected by barrier reefs stretching for up to 18km (11 miles) along the southwest coast. Exclusive hotels and cottages in deserted locations have private beaches, with prices to match. The further small island of Redonda is uninhabited.

Antigua is a treasure trove of 365 picturesque coves and palm fringed bays, with fine sand, blue seas and some of the best watersports in the Caribbean.

Antigua's beaches are absolutely stunning, sea bathing is excellent and the climate idyllic with less rain than on most other islands in the Caribbean.

Area: Antigua, 108 sq mi (280 sq km)
Population: 66,422
Capital city: St John's
Language: English and English-based patois
Religion: Anglican Church (about 50%), Roman Catholic, Moravian


Antigua

The Caribbean - Flight Information

You can choose to fly with British Airways, BWIA, Virgin Atlantic and other scheduled Airlines, or you may wish to choose to fly by charter flights with any of the major UK tour operators.

If you require any further details about the Caribbean or would like to get a quote on a holiday, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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