Fully updated and offering information on just about every island in the Caribbean from the Bahamas to the Venezuelan coast, this edition provides the traveller with an A-Z trip around them all. The handbook aims to capture the individual flavours of each area with authoritative advice and accessible recommendations. Along with an island by island guide including how to get around them, where to find "hidden beaches" and out of the way place the guide offers special coverage on scuba-diving throughout the Caribbean with maps listing all dive sites and anchorages. Information on festivals including an at a glance festival calendar and the best look outs for whale and dolphin watching plus extra information on eco travel is also included. The guide covers: Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Caymans, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, French Antilles, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Nevis, Puerto Rico, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tobago, Trinidad, Turks and Caicos, and US Virgin Islands.