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Explore Trinidad's colourful cobbled streets overlooked by the Sierra del Escambray mountains

Trinidad: a love affair in Cuba

Destination: Trinidad

Trinidad's alluring combination of laidback charm, cobbled streets and pastel-coloured mansions is guaranteed to steal the heart of most visitors. You have been warned...

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If you stay at the beach bar long enough, you might catch the sunrise

A rum deal in the Dominican Republic

Destination: Puerto Plata

The Caribbean is a magnet for beach-lovers and sun-worshippers, and a few days on the party island of the Dominican Republic is guaranteed to bring a grin to your face

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Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman (© Dave Rogers/Cayman Islands Department of Tourism)

A grand tour of Grand Cayman

Destination: Cayman Islands

To most people, the Cayman Islands are all about offshore banking or diving - which means the perfect beaches, wild interiors and cultural diversity are among the world's best-kept secrets

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A view from the Hamilton Estate

Nevis: a hidden gem

Destination: Nevis

Palm-fringed beaches, lush rainforest and pretty plantation houses converted into romantic hotels - the Caribbean island of Nevis has all the classic ingredients for an idyllic honeymoon

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Anguilla’s ocean idyll (© Ashley Hubbard)

Anguilla: where life’s a beach

Destination: Anguilla

When it comes to great beaches, small is beautiful. Anguilla may be tiny, but this Caribbean island boasts 33 fabulous beaches. There is nowhere better for a winter break

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East coast road with views over Bathsheba

A beach bum's guide to Barbados

Destination: Barbados

Yes, the people are warm and friendly, and the rum flows freely - but the real reason to go to Barbados is to make the most of those beautiful beaches

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Disney works its magic on a cruise

Destination: Port Canaveral

Children will love cruising Disney-style but its ships are every bit as entertaining for adults, too, and the seamless holidays also include a stay at Walt Disney World

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Punta Cana Beach, Dominican Republic

Five of the best Caribbean beaches (each with a top hotel)

Destination: Caribbean

No need to wade through brochures and guidebooks. Here is my short cut to finding five appealing but affordable Caribbean hotels, all with direct access to a perfect beach that ticks all the boxes

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Paradise beach, Carriacou

A budget backpacker guide to Grenada and Carriacou

Destination: Grenada

A holiday in paradise for under £500

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The beach on Christmas Day

Antigua - a Caribbean Christmas

Destination: Antigua

Antigua is the perfect place to escape the shops, the crowds and spend Christmas on the beach...

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