One of Antigua's most famous sailors, Lord Horatio
Nelson, left Antigua a treasure that has recently been renovated
and revitalised, Nelson's Dockyard at English Harbour. Now a vibrant
area with shopping and restaurants as well as docking facilities,
this is only one of Antigua's welcoming harbours.
The 'inclusive-exclusive' holiday - a new concept
in luxury vacations. Now you can combine your sailing holiday with
a luxury Villa on the beautiful island of Antigua. For your convenience,
a standard rental car is included.
Enjoy the exhilaration of fishing in the Caribbean
waters. You may prefer to use her for a round the island charter
and discover the other sides of the island that the luxury cats
rarely visit! Well worth a trip.
Enjoy snorkelling on some of the best sites in the
For something different why not go on a 'Sunset Cruise' this can
be customised to suite your requirements.
in the Caribbean covers a wide spectrum. From an early age Caribbean
children learn to appreciate calypso, soca and reggae, at school
on occasions they are introduced to the classics and at church,
music is the expression of joy and faith.
Due to the reliability
of the climate, the excellent facilities, keen competition and warm
hospitality, the Caribbean is fast becoming the destination of choice
for a variety of sports holidays, both individual and team sports.
There is nothing to compare with the thrill of discovering
an uninhabited island, there for the exploring. At the end of a
day of catamaran cruising moor in a safe anchorage and exchanging
tales with found sailor friends. All this is possible when you select
a Caribbean catamaran cruising holiday.
A diver who has visited many renowned dive sites
in the world made the observation that what makes the Caribbean
so special is the ease with which one can reach the most incredible
sites. Every island is fringed by an amazing and diverse marine
Barbados for instance, Carlisle Bay has two excellent wrecks
where innumerable fish have made their homes.
Where Atlantic breakers reach an accessible shore
in the Caribbean, there you will find surfers.
The powerful breakers on the East coast draw surfers
from all over the world, many champions spend training vacations
in Bathsheba which is now one of the venues on the International
Barbados ranks among the top six places in the world
with ideal conditions for windsurfing. Barbados is proud to be the
venue for one of the major events on the professional windsurfing
calendar. International windsurfers visit annually for the Barbados
in the extreme south west of the Caribbean, Barbados is exposed to
the SE trades. Blowing from the east, with typical wind speeds of
20 knots and very little variation throughout the season it's not
difficult to see why Barbados is a popular destination for windsurfers
& kitesurfers worldwide.
The Virgin Atlantic Birdman looks set to be an annual
event in Barbados’ calendar and there are probably some intrepid
fliers already planning their craft for next year, having learned
from the mistakes of this year…
World class cricket is of course the sport most associated with the
Caribbean and the fortunes of the West Indies cricket team have been discussed
in depth the length and breadth of the Caribbean island chain.
The 2004 Test
Match is history notable for England's win and Lara's
world record. The Cricket World Cup 2007 is already the focus of the
Caribbean as the West Indies, both as team and region, plan to host the
best cricket event ever seen.
Caribzones is ready to promote your cricket and sports-related products
and services in time for the
Cricket World Cup 2007 On a more local level, the recently held
'Easter Cricket Festival' is the initiative of the Carriacou United
Cricket Team. The event is envisaged as taking place annually throughout
The Festival focuses on education, culture, cricket and
The Caribbean has many keen hockey teams that welcome
visitors from around the world.
The Pan American Women’s Hockey Cup was held
at the National Hockey Centre in March 2004 and was praised by Tony
von Ondarza, president of the Pan American Hockey Federation, who
at the closing ceremony congratulated the organising committee for
staging “a top-level event here in Barbados”.
The Banks Hockey Festival held annually in Barbados
has become a premier event on the hockey calendar.
If tennis is your game there are
luxury villas with private tennis courts for rent and for sale throughout
Although famous for magnificent beaches the lush interior
of the various Caribbean islands is also becoming popular for properties
to purchase or rent, including
Plantation houses in Barbados.
Caribbean music and entertainment
of the Caribbean embraces many genres. You will find calypso, soca, salsa,
jazz, rock and reggae with music festivals in many of the islands. There
is no shortage of
nightlife in the larger islands with entertainment
ranging from back-in-time parties to live groups in fun bars. There
are also many good
restaurants offering 'Haute Caribbean cuisine' as well as local fare.
Caribbean ecotourism & conservation
As the islands of the Caribbean develop
sustainable practices, Caribzones is pleased to be associated with
all forms of Caribbean ecotourism. Click on photo
A coast to be proud of which is valued, appreciated
and safeguarded as a place to live, work and relax; a place where
development and use of resources will be sustainable, and where
the natural environment is protected and enhanced to keep its essential
and unique place in the Barbadian heritage.
Let's all play our part to protect our coastal and marine environment.