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Shane O goes scuba diving to explore Aruba's underwater beauty.

Caribbean

Whether it's a cheap Caribbean cruise or an all-inclusive Caribbean resort, one thing's for sure -- your Caribbean vacation will be full of sun, sand and relaxation. Try popular resorts on St. Lucia, Antigua or Curacao, or discover one of many lesser-known Caribbean vacations waiting to meet their match.
Gros Piton

Gros Piton

The second highest peak on Saint Lucia, Gros Piton can be climbed without ropes or mountaineering experience. 960 1280

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Cas En Bas Beach

Cas En Bas Beach

Giddyup! A man rides a horse along Cas En Bas Beach, a stretch of sand to the north of St. Lucia. 960 1280

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Green Figs and Salt Fish

Green Figs and Salt Fish

Don’t let the name fool you. This dish may be called “green figs and salt fish,” but there are no figs in it. Popular since the 1700s, it consists mainly of boiled green bananas and salted fish. 960 1280

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Fort Rodney

Fort Rodney

St. Lucia is home to Fort Rodney, an old British military base, overlooking the Caribbean Sea. 960 1280

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Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens

Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens

This soothing waterfall can be found at Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens, a 6-acre tropical retreat. 960 1280

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Rainforest Zip-Lining

Rainforest Zip-Lining

St. Lucia holds plenty of adventure, including the chance to zipline through its rainforests. 960 1280

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St. Lucia Jazz Festival

St. Lucia Jazz Festival

Musicians Mike Stern, Richard Bona and Bob Franceschini perform on the final day of the 20th St. Lucia Jazz Festival. Held every May, the festival showcases various flavors of jazz from the US, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe. 960 1280

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Diving Paradise

Diving Paradise

A diving paradise, St. Lucia’s waters include a stunning array of coral, sponge and marine life. 960 1280

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Soufriere

Soufriere

A scenic town on St. Lucia’s west coast, Soufriere has many hot springs and mineral baths -- no surprise given that its name means “sulphur in the air” in French. 960 1280

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Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs is the world’s only drive-in volcano. It’s located on the southwestern end of St. Lucia. 960 1280

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Castries Market

Castries Market

Enjoy fresh papaya at Castries Market, a lively market filled with tropical fruits and vegetables. 960 1280

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Anse Chastanet Resort

Anse Chastanet Resort

Mountain biking in the Caribbean jungle of St. Lucia. Here, bikers take a break at Anse Chastanet Resort, which encompasses more than 600 tropical acres. 960 1280

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Eagle Beach

Eagle Beach

Eagle Beach, famous for its low-rise resorts and large public beach, is rated one of the best beaches in the world. 960 1280

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Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum

Explore Aruba's colorful Archaeological Museum to view artifacts, shells and stone tools  used 2,500 years ago. 960 1280

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Caribbean Sunsets

Caribbean Sunsets

A man enjoys the last few minutes of water skiing just before the sun sets in Aruba. 960 1280

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Divi Trees

Divi Trees

A Divi tree rests peacefully on Eagle Beach. 960 1280
Seroe Colorado Natural Bridge

Seroe Colorado Natural Bridge

Take a hike to enjoy the natural beauty of the Sero Colorado Natural Bridge on Aruba's southeastern coast. 960 1280

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Carnival

Carnival

Locals dress up, dance and celebrate in one of several parades held during Aruba's Carnival -- January through March. 960 1280
Alto Vista Chapel

Alto Vista Chapel

Alto Vista Chapel, built by Spanish missionaries in 1750, was the first church established in the Caribbean. 960 1280

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Private Palapas

Private Palapas

Spend a romantic dinner in a private palapa at the Old Man and the Sea restaurant. 960 1280

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Palm Beach

Palm Beach

Visit Aruba's Palm Beach to bask in the sun and shop at a number of upscale malls and shopping centers in the area. 960 1280
Harbor

Harbor

Explore the shops and tourist attractions along Aruba's busy harbor. 960 1280

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Multi-Colored Buildings

Multi-Colored Buildings

Take a stroll to view the multicolored buildings on the harbor in Paradise Island, Bahamas. 960 1280

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Fishing

Fishing

Head out on a fishing boat to experience Nassau's beautiful clear water and endless blue sky. 960 1280
Government House

Government House

The Governor General of the Bahamas lives in the Government House, a short distance from cruise ships in Nassau Harbor. 960 1280

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Paradise Island Lagoon

Paradise Island Lagoon

The sun illuminates Paradise Island's lagoon and beach. 960 1280

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Paradise Island Lighthouse

Paradise Island Lighthouse

A tourist on the deck of a cruise ship takes a picture of a lighthouse as the ship leaves Nassau. 960 1280
Atlantis Resort

Atlantis Resort

Visit the Atlantis Resort, a hot spot that includes a golf course, water park, marine habitat and more. 960 1280

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