Caribbean Family Vacations profiles the best tours, activities, and programs tailored specifically to families in each of 100 vacation destinations throughout the Caribbean. In addition to the Caribbean islands, the book guides families to coastal portions of Central American countries that border the Caribbean - the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico as well as Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Panama. The wide range of activities, tours, and festivals described in detail in Caribbean Family Vacations will appeal to preschoolers, grade-schoolers, teenagers, and adult children. Tips provided with each entry give parents the sort of insider information and planning tools they need to guarantee a successful and memorable family vacation. Recommendations of the best resorts and family-friendly lodgings are also included. Armed with Caribbean Family Vacations, parents will learn how they can take their kids diving with stingrays on Grand Cayman, swim with dolphins in Jamaica, and hike through a medicinal rainforest on the tiny Leeward Island of Nevis.
The guidebook also reveals how to observe green sea turtles nesting at night in Costa Rica; where to learn the local Garifuna language of Belize; and best sites for watching humpback whales in the Dominican Republic. Other family vacations detailed by family-travel expert Candyce Stapen include exploring Mayan ruins on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and snorkeling with schools of rainbow-colored fish in Belize, Bonaire, Grand Cayman, and Honduras.