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  Caribbean Villa Rentals Vacation Villas Caribbean Resort Hotels
The Caribbean is known for some of the best scuba diving in the world.
Caribbean Places To Stay is a part of the Vacation Places To Stay Network managed by Reservations Direct, Inc.
A vacation in the caribbean is unlike any other travel destination in the world.
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  List of islands in the Caribbean - Definition, explanation
List of islands in the Caribbean - Definition, explanation
List of moderated e-mail groups addressing the problems of development in small tropical islands, especially in the Caribbean.
A non-profit, professional association representing Caribbean charter yachts.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/l/li/list_of_islands_in_the_caribbean.php   (343 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Caribbean   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Caribbean Sea (pronounced /kəˈɹɪbiən/ or /ˌkæɹəˈbiːən/) is a tropical sea in the Western Hemisphere, part of the Atlantic Ocean, southeast of the Gulf of Mexico.
The entire area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and adjacent coasts, are collectively known as the Caribbean.
The name "Caribbean" is derived from the Caribs, one of the dominant American Indian groups in the region at the time of European contact during the late 15th century.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Caribbean   (931 words)

  
  GardeningDaily - Caribbean Sea
The Caribbean Sea is a tropical body of water adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean and southeast of the Gulf of Mexico.
The Caribbean Sea is one of the largest salt water seas and has an area of about 2,754,000 km² (1,063,000 square miles).
The entire area of the Caribbean Sea, especially the numerous islands, is known as the Caribbean.
www.gardeningdaily.com /flowers-and-plants/Caribbean_Sea   (90 words)

  
  Study in the Caribbean
The Caribbean, (Spanish: Caribe; French: Caraïbe or more commonly Antilles; Dutch: Cariben or Caraïben, or more commonly Antillen) or the West Indies, is a group of islands and countries which are in or border the Caribbean Sea which lies on the Caribbean Plate.
The countries and islands of the Caribbean are located to the south and east of Mexico and to the north and west of Venezuela, South America.
The region known as "Caribbean" is usually restricted to the islands of the Caribbean Sea, although sometimes the continental American coastline is included.
www.studyoverseas.com /f_caribbean.htm   (385 words)

  
 List of islands of France - Definition, explanation
List of islands of France - Definition, explanation
This is a list of islands of metropolitan France.
Islands controlled by France in the Indian and Pacific oceans
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 List of islands in the Caribbean - Biocrawler
List of islands in the Caribbean - Biocrawler
This is a list of inhabited islands in the Caribbean.
This page was last modified 19:06, 22 Jun 2005.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/List_of_islands_in_the_Caribbean   (36 words)

  
 Caribbean Islands Travel Tourist Tips Information
Lovely French island where you can climb a live volcano.
Small classy French island attracts many celebrities who stay in private villas, which become a bargain in summer.
Wonderfully green island whose beaches and historical sites are a joy to explore.
www.guidetocaribbeanvacations.com /descriptions   (365 words)

  
 Find Cheap flights to Caribbean
Caribbean Airlines' main hub is in the Trinidadian capital Port-of-Spain, meaning that their UK to Caribbean flights are always routed via Barbados or Antigua.
There are three main ways of taking connecting flights in the Caribbean, which will depend on where you live, and on the island you are trying to get to.
If you are trying to get to any of the smaller, more exclusive Caribbean islands, then you will almost certainly have the transfer through one of the main Caribbean gateway airports, such as Antigua or St Martin (which itself can only be accessed from Paris or Amsterdam).
www.flightmapping.com /Caribbean   (632 words)

  
 Caribbean Isles
Caribbean Sea, arm of the Atlantic Ocean, partially enclosed on the north and east by the islands of the West Indies, and bounded on the south by South America and Panama, and on the west by Central America.
Dominica - island republic in the West Indies, lying in the Caribbean Sea, approximately midway between the islands of Guadeloupe (on the north) and Martinique (on the south)
St Vincent And The Grenadines - Windward Islands group in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines lies south of Saint Lucia and north of Grenada.
www.ovayonda.net /lodging/caribbean.html   (873 words)

  
 Caribbean Sea, Caribbean Sea Information
The Caribbean Sea is located at 9-22ºN and 89 to 60ºW. The Caribbean Sea is a body of water adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, south of the Gulf of Mexico.
The Caribbean Sea has a counterclockwise current; water enters through the Lesser Antilles, is warmed, and exits via the Yucatán Channel, where it forms the Gulf Stream.
U.S. intervention in the affairs of Caribbean countries, such as the Cuban missile crisis of 1962, the landing of U.S. marines at Santo Domingo in 1965 and at Grenada in 1983, and the U.S. invasion of Panama in 1989, reflects the region's importance in U.S. eyes.
www.allthesea.com /Caribbean-Sea.html   (570 words)

  
 Houses for Sale in Caribbean Islands, Caribbean Islands Property for Sale, Caribbean Islands Apartments for Sale, ...
THE LOCATION La Isla Margarita, known as the "Pearl of the Caribbean", is a mountainous tropical Caribbean island located 38km off the north shore of Venezuela situated west of Trinidad and Tobago and south of Grenada, only 11 degrees north of the equator.
This tax free Island is the most southerly of the Caribbean Islands overshadowed by its larger neighbours, such as the Bahamas, St Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Jamaica.
The island is located under the hurricane belt and therefore is not affected by severe storms or hurricanes.
www.daft.ie /caribbean_islands/property_for_sale   (1057 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Caribbean Sea Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Caribbean Sea is a body of water adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, south of the Gulf of Mexico.
It is bounded on the south by Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama, to the west by Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, and the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico, to the north by the Greater Antilles islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico, and to the east by the Lesser Antilles.
The entire area of the Caribbean Sea, especially the numerous islands in the sea, is known as just the Caribbean.
www.ipedia.com /caribbean_sea.html   (192 words)

  
 Caribbean Private Islands :: Caribbean Edge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Private islands in the Caribbean are perhaps the most sought after vacation retreat in the world.
Caribbean private islands are the perfect destination for those that really need to get away from civilization.
From the air Necker Island is a raw emerald anchored in a pool of turquoise.The verdant peak slopes gently downward to the azure and sapphire hues of the Caribbean Sea.
www.caribbeanedge.com /villas/private_islands   (232 words)

  
 Caribbean Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Situated between Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, St. Kitts boasts spectacular views of neighboring islands from the summit of Mt. Liamuga and atop Brimstone Hill, a fortress dating from 1736 known as "Gibraltar of the Caribbean".
The beauty of this region is in the pure interplay of earth and water; the contrast of sculpted limestone formations interspersed with sprawling beaches, cactus, and scrub bush; and the acres of spreading mangroves and wetlands.
Columbus explored the island in 1502, but it was the French in 1635 who established the first permanent European settlement on the island overcoming the Carib Tribe.
www.emcoinc.com /travel/html/Caribbean/carislands.htm   (1927 words)

  
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Among the islands of the Caribbean, Bahamas and Bermuda, Harbour Island was named “Number One.” The prestigious award was received from Travel + Leisure on the Minister of Tourism’s behalf by Basil Smith, director of communications in the Ministry of Tourism at a reception in New York City on July 14, 2005.
Elated that The Islands Of The Bahamas received yet another destination award, Director General of Tourism, Vernice Walkine described the accolades bestowed on Harbour Island as fitting for the idyllic, picturesque destination.
Harbour Island, or “Briland” as it is affectionately called by long-term residents, is just three miles long with a breathtaking stretch of pink sand beach spanning one end to the next.
www.bahamas.com /bahamas/about/general.aspx?sectionid=108775&level=2   (437 words)

  
 Caribbean : Introduction : The Best Beaches | Frommers.com
Good beaches with soul-warming sun, crystal-clear waters, and fragrant sea air can be found on virtually every island of the Caribbean, with the possible exceptions of Saba (which has rocky shores) and Dominica (where the few beaches have dramatically fl sands that absorb the hot sun).
Although the island has some 45 beaches, most with white sand, this is the fabled one, and rightly so.
Seven Mile Beach (Negril, Jamaica): In the northwestern section of the island, this beach stretches for 11km (6 3/4 miles) along the sea, and is backed by some of the most hedonistic resorts in the Caribbean.
www.frommers.com /destinations/caribbean/0217020110.html   (1151 words)

  
 LincMad's Caribbean Area Codes
Starting in 1958, several island countries and territories in the Caribbean and adjacent areas of the Atlantic were assigned North American area code 809.
MH The Marshall Islands, FM Micronesia, and WS+AS Samoa are in the Pacific Ocean.
The island of St. Martin is divided between the French (+590) and Netherlands (+599) Antilles.
www.lincmad.com /caribbean.html   (757 words)

  
 Vacation to Jamaica and the islands of the Caribbean
the fairest isle of the Caribbean, is a nature lover's dream, a cultural haven, a sun seeker's paradise and an artist's delight.
Caribbean cities glow with glorious architecture in communities established long before the automobile.
In the island’s historic plantation area, this stunning, beachfront hotel has classic architecture and blends into the tropical landscape.
www.islandsplendor.com /caribbean/jamaica/jamaica_vacation.htm   (411 words)

  
 Virgin Island Yacht Charters, Caribbean Islands - Yachts & Boat charter vacations
The islands, many of them uninhabited and attainable only by yacht, offer solitude and a simplicity of living unknown to most people.
The Caribbean islands' peculiar names were first given by Columbus in 1493.
He named the scattered islands as a group in honor of St. Ursula and her 11,000 virgins who, according to history were murdered by the pagan Huns in the 13th century.
www.boat-charters.tv /caribbean-yacht-charter/index.htm   (259 words)

  
 XE.com - ISO 4217 Currency Code List
This is a list of global currencies and the three-character currency codes that we have found are generally used to represent them.
We have endeavored to list the codes that, in our experience, are actually in general industry use to represent the currencies.
For a list of these symbols, refer to our XE.com - World Currency Symbols page.
www.xe.com /iso4217.htm   (432 words)

  
 Caribbean Caribbean Yacht Charters - sailing vacations in the Caribbean
The cruising islands of the Caribbean form a fantastic arc from St Thomas to Trinidad.
This string of volcanic and coral islands are surrounded by crystal clear turquoise waters, cooled by constant easterly trade winds and filled with colour.
While they are typically only a few hours sailing from one another, they represent a range of island nations with diverse cultures, geography and often language too, having been influenced over the centuries by the British, French, Spanish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Americans and others.
www.antiguayachtcharters.com /caribbean_cruising_areas.htm   (180 words)

  
 The Caribbean Islands Map - Resorts and Regions
Bahamas Vacation Rentals - The Bahamas are an island chain (specifically a coral archipelago) in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida.
Dominica Accommodations - Dominica, known as the Nature Island of the Caribbean, is filled with unspoiled countryside and landscapes.
Saint Lucia Vacation Rentals - One of the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, Saint Lucia is located midway down the Eastern Caribbean chain, between Martinique and St. Vincent, and north of Barbados.
www.ownerdirect.com /map/caribbean/nav-caribbean.htm   (780 words)

  
 Caribbean Islands For Sale
This 10-acre titled island property is unique!It is on the lee side of Ambergris Caye and is near the border of Mexico.
Horizon Caye is a 13 acre island located 8mi/13km north-east of Dangriga, the nearest embarkation point on the mainland of Belize; that is only a short boat ride away, ranging from 10 minutes to 20 depending on sea conditions.
This island is a unique natural treasure, with giant mangrove trees and its own 1/2 mile long coral reef.The coral reef which forms the northern edge of the caye is guaranteed take your breath away.
www.caribpro.com /Islands_For_Sale/Islands_For_Sale.html   (842 words)

  
 Harvard University's Caribbean Insects: List of Species   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Search the Caribbean taxonomic reference database here, using a variety of search parameters.
The field for Order is a pull-down list, and selections must be made from the list.
All media are for the personal use of students, scholars and the public.
mcz-28168.oeb.harvard.edu /caribbean/mantisweb/FMPro?-db=Species.DRD&-lay=web&-format=search_citations.htm&-view   (188 words)

  
 The Civilized Explorer Travel Information: Caribbean
The list of hotels, for examples, has images that were scanned from half-tone images and are full of florets, but the list is very long, with addresses, telephone numbers, number of rooms, and email where available, along with links if Web sites are available.
The list of restaurants is in tabular form with somewhat less information; two dozen dive shops are listed along with addresses, phone and fax, and links where available; 17 dive sites are listed, with a map and descriptions.
Salt Cay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
www.cieux.com /trinfo3.html   (9635 words)

  
 List of caribbean islands
Balmy weather, crystal clear blue water under glorious skies, warm Caribbean sun, luxurious affordable lodgings, long list of islands and resorts waiting to be explored.
snorkeling with corals and colorful sea-life, safe swimming, and an almost never-ending list The Windward islands are at the southern end of the arc of Caribbean islands and they stretch from.
Nearly one-third of the plants and animals in the Caribbean islands are.
www.cruisetutorial.com /list-of-caribbean-islands.html   (469 words)

  
 C·R·E·A·T·E for Mississippi >> Classroom Resouces >> Lesson Plans >> A Trip ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students will familiarize themselves with the Caribbean people by studying the culture of the area including the religion, food, climate, business and industry, clothing, and everyday way of life in that area.
The students could research the different crops grown and eaten in the Caribbean countries and discuss in detail how the islands’ climate affects the crops that are grown.
This site has a list of the Caribbean Islands that can be used in helping the students decide which country/countries to research.
www.create.cett.msstate.edu /create/classroom/lplan_view.asp?articleID=198   (1459 words)

  
 Comparison of Caribbean Countries
The following is a comparison of standards of general living between some Caribbean islands.
The list is not yet complete, and we welcome your input.
MEDICAL FACILITIES: Level of healthcare available on the island and nearby islands, including private and public health clinics, hospitals and medical schools.
www.caribbeanlandandproperty.com /general.php?2   (385 words)

  
 IslandTravelBooks.com: Caribbean Islands
An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba
Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands, 13th ed
The Best of the British Virgin Islands: An Indispensable Guide for Anyone Visiting Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, Anegada, Cooper, Guana, and All...
www.islandtravelbooks.com /Caribbean-Caribbean_Islands.html   (369 words)

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