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Fodor's Caribbean (Fodor's Caribbean)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Preparing for your trip to the Caribbean is all about choices: Which island is ideal for a romantic honeymoon, family-friendly vacation, or sizzling late-night parties? What are the top all-inclusive resorts, local inns, or luxury villas? Where can you take a night kayaking tour through a bioluminiscent bay?

LOOK INSIDE FOR AN INNOVATIVE, NEW TRAVEL GUIDE!

Comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy to use, Fodors Caribbean 2008 remains the best resource for organizing your trip to these rich and varied islands. Our 2008 edition also flaunts exclusive, new features including indispensable, customized tools for planning a tropical vacation, in addition to rich photography that illustrates the distinctive culture of each island. Plus, not only will you read the expert advice of our professional travel writers, but youll also review recommendations from everyday travelers like yourself, in our new “Word of Mouth” features throughout the book. Fodor's Caribbean 2008 is designed so that you spend less time researching and more time relishing what lies ahead on your dream vacation.

Plan a perfect island getaway, with these new features:

Island Finder:

A straight-forward, concise overview of every major island, including comparative ratings in terms of cost (high and low seasons), best beaches, dining, shopping, night-life, golf, casinos, diving & snorkeling, eco-tourism, and family-fun.

“Word of Mouth” from Fodors.com:

Read what fellow travelers are saying about their favorite places to explore and unwind, featured throughout the book. Then, when you return from your trip, share your opinions on Fodors.com and they may get published in our 2009 edition!

Hotel/Resort Chart:

Simple charts summarize prices, amenitites, and the distinctive character of lodging on every island.

Photos and Maps:

Unique photos throughout illustrate the history and local activities, while brand-new topographical maps designate sights, beaches, dive sites, restaurants, island-to-island ferries, and more!

Always Up-to-date:

Fodors Caribbean guide is updated EVERY year–its the most accurate book available!

Synopsis:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in the Caribbean!

•Updated annually, Fodors Caribbean provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Caribbean features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in the Caribbean.

•Experience the Caribbean like a local! Fodors Caribbean includes choices for every traveler, from scuba diving, horseback riding, and sailing to just lounging on the beach, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Table of Contents

Departure Points

Be a Fodors Correspondent ............ 3

About This Book ............ 7

Whats Where ............ 8

Island Finder ............ 16

If You Like ............ 18

If You Want ............ 22

When To Go ............ 24

Hurricane Season ............ 25

On the Calendar ............ 26

The Face of the Caribbean

Chapter 1: Anguilla ............ 31

Chapter 2: Antigua & Barbuda ............ 61

Chapter 3: Aruba ............ 99

Chapter 4: Barbados ............ 133

Chapter 5: Bonaire ............ 183

Chapter 6: British Virgin Islands ............ 213

Welcome to British Virgin Islands ............ 214

British Virgin Islands Planner ............ 216

Tortola ............ 218

Virgin Gorda ............ 240

Jost Van Dyke ............ 253

Anegada ............ 257

Other British Virgin Islands ............ 259

British Virgin Islands Essentials ............ 260

Chapter 7: Cayman Islands ............ 265

Welcome to Cayman Islands ............ 266

Cayman Islands Planner ............ 268

Grand Cayman ............ 270

Cayman Brac ............ 297

Little Cayman ............ 302

Cayman Islands Essentials ............ 307

Chapter 8: Curaçao ............ 313

Chapter 9: Dominica ............ 351

Chapter 10: Dominican Republic ............ 383

Chapter 11: Grenada ............ 447

Chapter 12: Guadeloupe ............ 483

Chapter 13: Jamaica ............ 525

Chapter 14: Martinique ............ 581

Chapter 15: Montserrat ............ 621

Chapter 16: Puerto Rico ............ 639

Chapter 17: Saba ............ 693

Chapter 18: St. Barthélemy ............ 711

Chapter 19: St. Eustatius ............ 741

Chapter 20: St. Kitts & Nevis ............ 757

Chapter 21: St. Lucia ............ 803

Chapter 22: St. Maarten/St. Martin ............ 849

Chapter 23: St. Vincent & the Grenadines ............ 887

Welcome to St. Vincent & the Grenadines ............ 889

St. Vincent & the Grenadines Planner ............ 890

St. Vincent ............ 894

The Grenadines ............ 910

Bequia ............ 910

Canouan ............ 921

Mayreau ............ 923

Mustique ............ 925

Palm Island ............ 927

Petit St. Vincent ............ 928

Tobago Cays ............ 929

Union Island ............ 929

St. Vincent & the Grenadines Essentials ............ 933

Chapter 24: Trinidad & Tobago ............ 939

Welcome to Trinidad & Tobago ............ 940

Trinidad & Tobago Planner ............ 942

Trinidad ............ 946

Tobago ............ 964

Trinidad & Tobago Essentials ............ 978

Chapter 25: Turks & Caicos Islands ............ 983

Welcome to Turks & Caicos Islands ............ 984

Turks & Caicos Islands Planner ............ 986

The Caicos ............ 989

Providenciales ............ 989

Little Water Cay ............ 1007

Parrot Cay ............ 1007

Pine Cay ............ 1008

North Caicos ............ 1008

Middle Caicos ............ 1010

South Caicos ............ 1011

The Turks ............ 1012

Grand Turk ............ 1012

Salt Cay ............ 1019

Turks & Caicos Islands Essentials ............ 1021

Chapter 26: United States Virgin Islands ............ 1027

Welcome to United States Virgin Islands ............ 1028

United States Virgin Islands Planner ............ 1030

St. Thomas ............ 1034

St. John ............ 1071

St. Croix ............ 1093

United States Virgin Islands Essentials ............ 1119

Essentials ............ 1126

Getting Started ............ 1127

Booking Your Trip ............ 1130

Transportation ............ 1136

On The Ground ............ 1140

Index ............ 1152

About the Authors ............ 1168

Maps

Caribbean Whats Where ............ 89

Greater Antilles Whats Where ............ 10-11

Lesser Antilles Whats Where ............ 12-13

Windward Islands Whats Where ............ 14-15

Anguilla ............ 32-33

Antigua & Barbuda ............ 62-63

Barbuda ............ 91

Aruba ............ 100-101

Eagle/Palm Beach Hotels ............ 105

Barbados ............ 134-135

Holetown & Vicinity ............ 140

Bridgetown ............ 172

Bonaire ............ 184-185

British Virgin Islands ............ 214-215

Tortola ............ 220-221

Virgin Gorda ............ 242-243

Cayman Islands ............ 266-267

Grand Cayman ............ 272-273

Cayman Brac & Little Cayman ............ 299

Curaçao ............ 314-315

Willemstad ............ 339

Dominica ............ 352-353

Dominican Republic ............ 384-385

Punta Cana ............ 394

Santo Domingo ............ 432

Grenada & Carriacou ............ 448-449

Guadeloupe ............ 484-485

Jamaica ............ 526-527

Montego Bay ............ 540

Negril ............ 546

Martinique ............ 582-583

Montserrat ............ 622-623

Puerto Rico ............ 640-641

Greater San Juan ............ 648-649

Old San Juan ............ 678

Saba ............ 694-695

St. Barthélemy ............ 712-713

St. Eustatius ............ 742-743

Oranjestad ............ 747

St. Kitts & Nevis ............ 758-759

Nevis ............ 781

St. Lucia ............ 804-805

St. Maarten/St. Martin ............ 850-851

St. Vincent & The Grenadines ............ 888-889

The Grenadines ............ 912-913

Trinidad & Tobago ............ 940-941

Tobago ............ 966-967

Turks & Caicos Islands ............ 984-985

Providenciales ............ 992-993

Grand Turk ............ 1015

United States Virgin Islands ............ 1028-1029

St. Thomas ............ 10361037

Charlotte Amalie ............ 1065

St. John ............ 10741075

St. Croix ............ 10961097

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400017881
Author:
Fodors
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Harmsen, Debbie
Editor:
Stallings, Douglas
Editor:
Burwell, Maria
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies
Subject:
West Indies
Subject:
Caribbean area
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Fodor's Gold Guides
Publication Date:
20070828
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1088
Dimensions:
7.97 x 5 x 1.71 in 2.25 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in the Caribbean!

•Updated annually, Fodors Caribbean provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Caribbean features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in the Caribbean.

•Experience the Caribbean like a local! Fodors Caribbean includes choices for every traveler, from scuba diving, horseback riding, and sailing to just lounging on the beach, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

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