The islands of the Caribbean Sea or West Indies are an extensive archipelago in the far west of the Atlantic Ocean, mostly strung between North and South America.
Popular destinations: Havana, Cuba and Puerto Rico
Cuba is the largest Caribbean island, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean.
Popular destinations: Havana, Viñales and Baracoa
Puerto Rico ticks all the boxes for a picture-perfect Caribbean island holiday.
Popular destinations: San Juan, Vieques and Rincón
Not to be confused with the Caribbean island country of Dominica.
Popular destinations: Santo Domingo, Sosúa and Punta Cana
The Bahamas, or The Bahama Islands, is an archipelago consisting of many islands located in the Atlantic Ocean east of Florida.
Popular destinations: Eleuthera, Grand Bahama and Nassau
Jamaica is an island nation in the Caribbean, located to the south of Cuba and to the west of the island of Hispaniola.
Popular destinations: Kingston, Montego Bay and Blue Mountains
The British Virgin Islands are a self-governing British overseas territory, situated in the Caribbean just to the east of the US Virgin Islands.
Popular destinations: Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke
The U.S. Virgin Islands constitute an unincorporated organized territory of the United States of America between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico.
Popular destinations: Saint Thomas, Saint John and Saint Croix
Trinidad and Tobago is a nation consisting primarily of two Caribbean islands just off the northeastern coast of Venezuela.
Popular destinations: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Haiti is a Caribbean country that occupies the western three-eighths of the island of Hispaniola.
Popular destinations: Cap-Haïtien, Port-au-Prince and Pétion-Ville
Saint Kitts and Nevis are a pair of tropical islands in the Caribbean, about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago.
Popular destinations: Nevis, Saint Kitts and Basseterre
Grenada is a group of three larger islands (Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique) and several tiny islands in the Caribbean, or West Indies.
Popular destinations: Grenada, Carriacou and Hillsborough
The Cayman Islands are an island group in the Caribbean Sea, ninety miles south of Cuba.
Popular destinations: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman
Barbados is an island in the Caribbean, northeast of Venezuela.
Popular destinations: Bridgetown, Foul Bay and Conset Bay
Bermuda is a self-governing British overseas territory in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Caribbean, off the coast of North America east of North Carolina.
Popular destinations: Ireland Island, Saint George and Hamilton
Saint Martin is an island in the Caribbean that is split between the French collectivity of Saint-Martin and the Dutch territory of Sint Maarten.
Popular destinations: Grand Case, Philipsburg and Marigot
The Turks and Caicos Islands are only about 60 km long, and consist of over 40 islands and cays.
Popular destinations: Providenciales, Grand Turk and Pine Cay
Should not be confused with the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic.
Popular destinations: Roseau, Morne Trois Pitons National Park and Scott's Head
Saint Lucia is a British Commonwealth country that is an island in the Caribbean, off the coast of Central America.
Popular destinations: Gros Islet, Marigot Bay and Castries
Aruba is a Caribbean island 15 miles north of the coast of Venezuela.
Popular destinations: Oranjestad, Noord and Savaneta
Curaçao is an island in the Caribbean, among the group known as the ABC Islands alongside Aruba and Bonaire.
Antigua and Barbuda are two Caribbean islands, (Antigua, pronounced "an-tee'-gah" and Barbuda) …
Popular destinations: Barbuda, Antigua and Falmouth
Guadeloupe, known as Gwadloup in the local creole, and sometimes known as the Butterfly Island on account of the shape of two of its major islands, is a group of islands in the eastern Caribbean, and is a French overseas department.
Popular destinations: Les Saintes, Gosier and Pointe-à-Pitre
Martinique is a Caribbean island that is an overseas department of France in the Caribbean Sea, north of St. Lucia and south of Dominica.
Popular destinations: Fort-de-France, Trois-Ilets and Le Diamant
Saba, known as "The Unspoiled Queen" due to the protection of its unique ecosystem, is a 13 sq km volcanic island in the Leeward Antilles.
Anguilla is a small island nation in the Caribbean Sea, a few miles north of Saint Martin.
The British Overseas Territory of Montserrat is an island in the Caribbean, south-east of Puerto Rico.

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