There is no shortage of thrilling activities to enjoy in the Caribbean – in fact, whether you live in the region or you are here on a visit, the biggest challenge you face is deciding what to try first.
Many of the region’s biggest thrills can be found under and on the water. Across LIAT’s 17 destinations you can enjoy fantastic diving, snorkelling and sailing. In addition, there’s kayaking, windsurfing and kitesurfing. But an active Caribbean holiday could also involve cycling, embarking on an adventurous tour, trekking through — or zip-lining over — rainforests, or just taking a stroll along the boardwalk in Barbados.
Love golf? You might be lucky enough to see cricketing legends Sir Vivian Richards and Brian Lara and former footballer Dwight Yorke in action at antigua’s Cedar Valley Golf Course.
If you are spending Christmas in the Caribbean, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the festivities. From late November to the first week in January St Kitts’ Sugar Mas combines elements of Carnival with Boxing Day activities, parades and street parties – the Grand Parade is held on 1 January, with the Cool Down Fête wrapping up the season on 5 January.
As you flip through the pages of this issue, you will read tips from the experts at swim barbados; we take you hiking in the British Virgin Islands, and birdwatching in Martinique. The finalists of the Dominica Film Challenge reveal how they captured their favourite shots of Dominica; we share top places to stay, eat, see, lime and explore in Tortola; and top Caribbean chefs reveal their special recipes for Christmas – plus lots more.
Stay sunny, stay smiling and, as always, live life to the full.
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