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Some content thatappears in print may not be av ailable in electronic formats.Manufactured in the United States of America5 4 3 2 1CONTENTSLIST OF MAPSWHAT’S NEW IN THE CARIBBEAN1 THE BEST OF THE CARIBBEAN12345678The Best Beaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5The Best Snorkeling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9The Best Diving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10The Best Sailing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11The Best Golf Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . .12The Best Tennis Facilities . . . . . . . . . .13The Best Places to Honeymoon . . .14The Best Places to Get Awayfrom It All . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16ix159The Best Family Vacations . . . . . . . . .1610The Best Inns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181 1The Best Eco-Friendly Resorts . . . . .191 2The Best Dining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .201 3The Best Destinationsfor Shoppers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .201 4The Best Nightlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .222 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO THE CARIBBEAN123456789The Islands in Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24When to Go. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31Entry Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32Getting There & Getting Around . . .33Money & Costs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36Specialized Travel Resources . . . . . .36Sustainable Tourism &Eco-Tourism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3724General Resources forGreen Travel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3810Special-Interest Trips . . . . . . . . . . . . . .391 1Staying Connected. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .401 2Tips on Accommodations . . . . . . . . .411 3Getting Married inthe Caribbean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .441 4Chartering Your Own Boat . . . . . . . .47 [ Pobierz całość w formacie PDF ]