Caribbean Beat Magazine

The Caribbean we love | Round trip

The world’s best beaches, stunning mountains, forests, and waterfalls, vibrant culture, delectable cuisine — there are many reasons the Caribbean is one of the world’s most desired tourism destinations. The global COVID-19 pandemic brought many travel plans to a halt, temporarily — but as lives gradually return to normal, it’s once again possible to plan for your dream vacation. When you’re ready to head out and experience the world, the islands of the Caribbean will be ready to greet you

The stunning view from Shirley Heights. Photograph by Eric Baker/Shutterstock.com

For the sake of a lizard | Green

The gem-like colours of the tiny Union Island gecko — a lizard found only on one small island in the Grenadines — are why it’s so highly coveted by the exotic pet trade. As Erline Andrews reports, hopes for the endangered gecko’s survival depend on new conservation efforts, and a push for eco-tourism

Photo by Matthijs Kuijpers/Alamy Stock Photo

Snapshots of St Vincent

You can climb the volcano, hit the trails, or watch whales and dolphins. You might snorkel the reefs, bathe in mountain pools, or brace for the waterfalls. You could head straight for some of the best sailing waters in the world, or simply relish the island life and people. Skye Hernandez remembers some of her favourite moments in St Vincent and the Grenadines
Photograph by Chris Huxley