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...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A holiday in paradise for under £500
Antigua is the perfect place to escape the shops, the crowds and spend Christmas on the beach...