Frommer's Caribbean

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Overview

You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!

Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's Caribbean features gorgeous color photos of the stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and colorful coral gardens that await you. There are dozens of islands and hundreds of accommodations to choose from, so our guide compares all the options, helping you find the tropical getaway that's right for you. We've included web addresses for every hotel, so you can check out pictures as you make your decision. Inside you'll find in-depth, honest reviews of lavish honeymoon resorts, intimate inns, family-friendly motels and condo complexes, and more, with selections in every price category.

We'll point you to the loveliest secluded beaches, and send you to the best places for snorkeling, diving, golf, sailing, tennis, deep-sea fishing, and more. You'll also get a complete shopper's guide, and up-to-date coverage of the hottest nightlife in the region, from glittering casinos and sizzling reggae clubs to funky beach bars. You'll even find an up-to-date cruise planner, tips on finding the best package deals, and anonline directory that makes trip-planning a snap.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764537387
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/15/2003
  • Series: Frommer's Complete Series, #208
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 801
  • Product dimensions: 5.08 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Christina Paulette Colón has three great passions in life: nature, teaching, and travel. She has been everywhere from Borneo (where she lived for 2 years) to Bonaire. With a Ph.D. in Ecology and a Master's in Environmental Education, she is a talented educator, accomplished writer, and experienced editor (of everything from scientific articles to children's books).

Alexis Lipsitz Flippin is a freelance writer and former Frommer's senior editor. She is the author of Frommer's Portable St. Maarten/St. Martin, Anguilla & St. Barts and Frommer's Portable Turks & Caicos and has written and edited for consumer magazines including Self, American Health, and Rolling Stone.

John Marino, the author of Frommer’s Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan, where he covers local and political news for the San Juan Star as city editor. He has written about Puerto Rico for the New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, and other publications.

As a team of veteran travel writers, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince have produced various titles for Frommer's, including guides to Italy, France, England, and Germany. A film critic, columnist, and broadcaster, Porter is also a Hollywood biographer. His recent releases include Brando Unzipped, documenting the private life of Marlon Brando, and Jacko: His Rise and Fall, the first complete biography ever written on the tumultuous life of Michael Jackson. Prince was formerly employed by the Paris bureau of the New York Times and is today the president of Blood Moon Productions. Porter and Prince's latest non-travelrelated venture, jointly co-authored and published in 2008 by Blood Moon, is Hollywood Babylon—It's Back!, which one critic described as "the hottest compilation of intergenerational scandal in the history of Hollywood."

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Table of Contents

List of Maps ix
What's New in the Caribbean 1
1 Choosing the Perfect Island: The Best of the Caribbean 3
1 The Best Beaches 3
2 The Best Snorkeling 7
3 The Best Diving 9
4 The Best Sailing 9
5 The Best Golf Courses 10
6 The Best Tennis Facilities 12
7 The Best Places to Honeymoon 13
8 The Best Places to Get Away from It All 16
9 The Best Family Vacations 16
10 The Best Inns 18
11 The Best Destinations for Serious Shoppers 19
12 The Best Nightlife 21
2 Planning Your Trip to the Caribbean 23
1 The Islands in Brief 23
2 Visitor Information 30
3 Entry Requirements & Customs 31
4 Money 32
The Euro, the U.S. Dollar & the British Pound 33
5 When to Go 35
6 Travel Insurance 36
7 Staying Healthy 37
8 Specialized Travel Resources 38
9 Package Deals 40
10 Planning Your Trip Online 41
Frommers.com: The Complete Travel Resource 42
Online Traveler's Toolbox 43
11 Getting There 44
12 Organized Adventure Trips 46
13 Getting Married in the Caribbean 48
14 Cruises 51
15 Chartering Your Own Boat 56
16 Tips on Accommodations 57
17 Recommended Reading 60
3 Anguilla 62
1 Essentials 62
Fast Facts: Anguilla 64
2 Accommodations 66
3 Dining 70
4 Beaches 74
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 75
6 Anguilla After Dark 76
4 Antigua 78
1 Essentials 79
Fast Facts: Antigua 81
2 Accommodations 82
3 Dining 88
4 Beaches 91
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 92
6 Exploring the Island 94
7 Shopping 96
8 Antigua After Dark 98
9 Barbuda 98
10 Montserrat 101
5 Aruba 106
1 Essentials 106
Fast Facts: Aruba 109
2 Accommodations 110
3 Dining 115
4 Beaches 121
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 122
6 Seeing the Sights 123
7 Shopping 125
8 Aruba After Dark 125
6 Barbados 128
1 Essentials 128
Fast Facts: Barbados 133
2 Accommodations 135
3 Dining 144
4 Beaches 149
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 150
6 Seeing the Sights 153
7 Shopping 159
8 Barbados After Dark 160
7 Bonaire 163
1 Essentials 163
Fast Facts: Bonaire 165
2 Accommodations 167
3 Dining 169
4 Beaches 171
5 Diving & Snorkeling 172
6 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 174
7 Exploring the Island 175
8 Shopping 177
9 Bonaire After Dark 177
8 The British Virgin Islands 178
1 British Virgin Islands Essentials 178
Fast Facts: The British Virgin Islands 180
2 Tortola 181
3 Virgin Gorda 193
4 Jost Van Dyke 201
5 Anegada 203
6 Peter Island 205
7 Guana Island 205
9 The Cayman Islands 207
1 Cayman Islands Essentials 207
Fast Facts: The Cayman Islands 208
2 Grand Cayman 209
Into the Deep: Submarine Dives 221
3 Cayman Brac 225
4 Little Cayman 228
10 Curacao 231
1 Essentials 231
Fast Facts: Curacao 234
2 Accommodations 235
3 Dining 238
4 Beaches 242
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 243
6 Exploring the Island 245
7 Shopping 249
8 Curacao After Dark 251
11 Dominica 253
1 Essentials 253
Fast Facts: Dominica 256
2 Accommodations 257
3 Dining 260
4 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 262
5 Exploring the Island 265
6 Shopping 267
7 Dominica After Dark 267
12 The Dominican Republic 269
1 Essentials 270
Fast Facts: The Dominican Republic 272
2 La Romana & Altos de Chavon 274
3 Punta Cana 279
4 Puerto Plata 282
5 Sosua 288
6 Cabarete 291
7 Santo Domingo 293
13 Grenada 304
1 Essentials 304
Fast Facts: Grenada 306
2 Accommodations 307
3 Dining 312
4 Beaches 317
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 317
6 Exploring the Island 319
7 Shopping 321
8 Grenada After Dark 321
14 Guadeloupe 322
1 Essentials 322
Fast Facts: Guadeloupe 325
2 Pointe-a-Pitre 326
3 Le Bas du Fort 329
4 Gosier 330
5 Ste-Anne 331
6 St-Francois 332
7 Pointe des Chateaux 334
8 The North Coast of Grande-Terre 335
9 Around Basse-Terre 337
10 Beaches 345
11 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 347
12 Guadeloupe After Dark 349
13 Side Trips from Guadeloupe 350
15 Jamaica 356
1 Essentials 357
Fast Facts: Jamaica 361
2 Montego Bay 363
3 Negril 380
4 Runaway Bay 390
5 Ocho Rios 394
6 Port Antonio 405
7 Kingston & Vicinity 411
8 The Blue Mountains 416
16 Martinique 419
1 Essentials 419
Fast Facts: Martinique 424
2 Fort-de-France 425
Begin the Beguine 430
3 Pointe du Bout & Les Trois-Ilets 431
4 The South Loop 436
5 The North Loop 440
17 Puerto Rico 448
1 Essentials 448
Great Discounts Through the LeLoLai VIP Program 451
Fast Facts: Puerto Rico 453
2 San Juan 454
El Yunque Tropical Rain Forest 477
3 Dorado 484
4 Rincon 487
5 Mayaguez 488
6 San German 490
7 Ponce 492
8 Las Croabas & Luquillo Beach 496
9 Palmas del Mar 498
18 Saba 501
1 Essentials 501
Fast Facts: Saba 503
2 Accommodations 504
3 Dining 506
4 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 508
5 Exploring the Island 509
6 Saba After Dark 510
19 St. Barthelemy 511
1 Essentials 512
Fast Facts: St. Barthelemy 514
2 Accommodations 515
3 Dining 521
4 Beaches 527
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 528
6 Shopping 529
7 St. Barts After Dark 530
20 St. Eustatius 531
1 Essentials 532
Fast Facts: St. Eustatius 532
2 Accommodations 533
3 Dining 534
4 Beaches 536
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 536
6 Exploring the Island 537
7 Shopping 538
8 St. Eustatius After Dark 538
21 St. Kitts & Nevis 539
1 St. Kitts & Nevis Essentials 539
Fast Facts: St. Kitts & Nevis 540
2 St. Kitts 541
3 Nevis 554
22 St. Lucia 567
1 Essentials 567
Fast Facts: St. Lucia 570
2 Accommodations 571
3 Dining 579
4 Beaches 582
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 582
6 Exploring the Island 584
7 Shopping 587
8 St. Lucia After Dark 588
23 St. Maarten/St. Martin 589
1 Essentials 590
Fast Facts: St. Maarten/St. Martin 594
2 Accommodations 596
3 Dining 606
4 Beaches 613
5 Sports & Other Outdoor Pursuits 615
6 Shopping 616
7 St. Maarten/St. Martin After Dark 619
24 St. Vincent & The Grenadines 622
1 St. Vincent & The Grenadines Essentials 622
Fast Facts: St. Vincent & The Grenadines 623
2 St. Vincent Accommodations 625
3 St. Vincent Dining 628
4 Exploring St. Vincent 630
5 The Grenadines 635
25 Trinidad & Tobago 647
1 Trinidad & Tobago Essentials 647
Fast Facts: Trinidad & Tobago 648
2 Trinidad 649
The Carnival of Trinidad 652
3 Tobago 663
26 Turks & Caicos 676
1 Turks & Caicos Essentials 676
Fast Facts: Turks & Caicos Islands 678
2 Providenciales (Provo) 679
3 Grand Turk 693
27 The U.S. Virgin Islands 698
1 U.S. Virgin Islands Essentials 698
Fast Facts: The U.S. Virgin Islands 700
2 St. Thomas 701
Renting a Condo, an Apartment, or a Villa 707
3 St. Croix 726
The St. Croix Heritage Trail 741
4 St. John 748
Index 762
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