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Dominica – A Caribbean cruise stop with plenty of choice

Dominica – A Caribbean cruise stop with plenty of choice: "Dominica, the Nature Island of the Caribbean, is an increasingly popular destination for cruise ships due to the abundance of activities and adventures it offers.

Most cruise companies will suggest a range of island excursions, but for passengers unaware of what to expect, this list outlines ten of the best day-trip options that will allow passengers to experience Dominica’s unique attractions, landscapes and culture."

The Beach Comes First

- JamaicaObserver.com: "'I grew up on a beach, so finding the perfect one is easy. I know a quality beach from the moment I set foot on the sand.' Insiders attest to this and relate anecdotes of how even from an aircraft he's able to spot a gem. 'I look,' he continues, 'at the reefs and bays to find a good fit for swimming and relaxing as well as boating and water sports."

It's Jamaica Mon!

The Travel Professor "Ah Jamaica you either love it or hate it. I’m one of her supporters as I believe this lovely island has plenty of offer vacationers looking for the sun and fun of the Caribbean. Yes it has some problems-poverty and pan handlers-but the government has realized that tourism is in the best interest of Jamaicans and has reprioritized the tourism industry as one of the islands primary revenue sources and employers."

All inclusive

The Boston Globe: "This past February, 13 members of my extended family flew to a coastal property in Jamaica and spent the week lounging on the pearly white sands outside of Ocho Rios. We left the resort to walk hand-in-hand through the tumbling water of Dunn’s River Falls, visit the boyhood home of Bob Marley, and partake in everyone’s favorite jaunt, tubing down the mountainous White River while peering out at the green mosaic of ferns, banana trees, and bamboo."

Antigua Luxury Resort Jumby Bay to Reopen with New Spa

Antigua Luxury Resort Jumby Bay to Reopen with New Spa: "After earning distinction as the 'World's Best Caribbean Resort' from Travel + Leisure's 2007 World's Best Readers' Survey, the resort embarked on a $28-million enhancement, closing its doors through mid-2009.

Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort is an inclusive luxury retreat set on its own enchanting 300-acre private island two miles off the coast of Antigua in the West Indies. Accessible only by boat, the resort offers upscale travelers a relaxed and authentic Caribbean escape with superb white-sand beaches and lush tropical environs."

Thinking of a Caribbean wedding?

Thinking of a Caribbean wedding?: "Everyone remembers their wedding, but how many people do you know who can say that they've been married in someplace like St. Maarten?

Tucked away in Great Bay Harbor on a one-mile stretch of white sand beach, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, long considered a romantic oasis for destination weddings,"

The Best Hotels in St. Lucia

The Best Hotels in St. Lucia: "In recent years this island, located in the Eastern Carribbean, has become the “it” place for a destination weddings, but you don’t necessarily have to make a lifelong commitment to enjoy this charming vacation spot. Besides the R&R and kickass mountain views, you'll also find great food, tons of activities, and stunning accommodations that cater to everyone's liking. Before you plan your next trip, take a look at our roundup of hip hotels in St. Lucia. Bon Voyage!"