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Buying a piece of the Caribbean

MENAFN "MENAFN Press) The Caribbean, the playground of the rich and famous, has been getting more affordable. The depreciation of the US dollar against major currencies such as the British pound and the euro, has made Caribbean properties more attractive.

More affordable� but still not cheap! Property prices in more popular and developed islands can easily reach over one million US dollars for a house and lot near the beach."

A Holiday in Jamaica Becoming Much Coveted

Press Release "The reason, why a holiday in Jamaica has become a vacationer's paradise, is the beauty of its beaches. It is the sun and the sand effect that entices the holiday goers. The beach destinations, which are known to be frequented by the visitors, are Puerto Plata, Maho Bay, Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa, Falmouth, Albufeira, Cayo Coco, Boca Chica, Waikiki, Guanacaste. The Caribbean vacations are famous for cruises, beaches, and water sports."

Tips for Bahamas Scuba Diving

GUIDE AROUND the WORLD: "Bahamas scuba diving can be one of the most exhilarating experiences for anyone in love with this sport. This place is full of very beautiful reefs and great resorts. Different islands have different diving possibilities. Since this destination is easily accessible from Florida, it becomes all the more easily to get there on weekend trips. You get to see dramatic seascape and huge fishes. The weather, while warm in summer can be very cool in winter and lead to colder waters."

Air Jamaica increasing flights

JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM: "COME next month, Air Jamaica will begin increasing the number of daily flights from Jamaica to some of its 10 North America and six Caribbean gateways in a bid to make the national carrier more viable.

'We are making these changes to improve viability and earnings because, when that happens, it will make Air Jamaica more attractive to potential investors,' said Paul Pennicook, senior vice-president of sales and marketing at Air Jamaica."

Upgrading in Grenada

Upgrading in Grenada: "An invasion of U.S. troops are one thing. An invasion of wealthy tourists is another.
And the path to an incursion of tourists is in place on the sleepy Caribbean island of Grenada, as prime developers seek to create 'a new St. Barts' for the high-end set."

Shopping Is Super In The Caribbean

Courant.com: "The sun, sand and surf can wait — it's shopping that reigns as the No. 1 activity for cruise passengers touring the Caribbean. And although variety, quantity and quality ranges from one island to the next, two cruise ship ports particularly stand out, and not by accident."

Travel Ideas: Anguilla’s Festival Del Mer

TravelConnect "Lauded as one of the Caribbean’s hot culinary destinations, the chic island of Anguilla is not only acclaimed for its 5 star cuisine found island wide, but for its finger licking local fare cooked up at roadside stalls, beachside eateries and backyard fetes.
And it is the true flavour of this laid-back island that will be celebrated when the island holds its first Festival Del Mar on Easter Weekend, March 22 - 23, 2008."
Find beachfront bliss in Turks & Caicos: "The most developed of the 40-strong chain of islands that constitutes Turks and Caicos, Providenciales - or Provo, as the locals call it - is no mere gateway, but a destination unto itself.
Pristine nature and crystal blue waters coexist easily alongside chic hotels and elaborate spas. And since Provo is also a nonstop flight from New York, the powdery Turks and Caicos beaches are a lot closer than you'd imagine."