The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and the surrounding coasts. The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America.
The Private island retreats of St Kitts & Nevis, Turks & Caicos and the British Virgin Islands offer an idyllic getaway, with stylish surroundings in which the relax, alongside a selection of activities from diving to sailing, the Caribbean really has a lot to offer.
The Caribbean is surprisingly diverse, with British, Spanish, French, African American influences, giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself in a wide range of cultures and cuisines. Add a seductive combination of clear turquoise waters and breath taking landscapes; there is perhaps nowhere as tempting, a holiday to the Caribbean is simply pure heaven.
Interesting facts about the Caribbean:
- Jamaica was the scene to the very first James Bond movie, “Dr. No”.
- A lot of the Caribbean islands are desolate, only roughly 2% are actually inhabited.
- The name of the Caribbean comes from the name of the Carib people, indigenous natives of the Americans.
- The history of the Caribbean has heavily influenced the musical genres, such as; reggae, calypso and steal pan music.