The archipelago located to the south of the Gulf of Mexico and to the north of the mainland of South America is commonly referred to as the Caribbean Islands and each of the islands possesses itw own form of government. Its proximity to the equator and the continuous lapping of the sea waves around the islands has boosted the country’s tourism prospects. Yet, those who believe that the Caribbean is merely sun, beach and waves will be proven wrong immediately.
One of the biggest attractions in the Great Antilles Island of Jamaica is the Bob Marley Museum; what was once the residence of the king of reggae has now been converted to a museum that contains many of his memorabilia and narrates the story of his rise to fame from the streets of Kingston. On the same island one will also find the Mavis Bank Coffee Factory which is essentially where blue mountain coffee is dried, milled, hulled and roasted and offers an educational tour for the foreigners.
Grenada, one of the Windward Islands has an assortment of museums, some which detail the historical episodes of the island and one unique museum depicts what life in Grenada was like fifty years ago. Known as the Rome Museum, this helps remind the locals of their values and traditions whilst it acts as a mirror of how life has evolved in their home country.
The Claboney Volcanic Hot Springs are freely and easily accessible to everyone who wants a dip in warm sulphur mixed water and is well worth a visit. The Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago is in a snug corner but has a botanical garden in the vicinity and offers beautiful vistas of the area.
In addition to the numerous sights and places one must not compromise on opportunities to laze on the golden sandy beaches or take a cruise in the Gulf. A luxury hotel group can be chosen for all your residential needs when in the string of islands as an award winning hotel will provide the best of comforts that are sought by discerning travelers. The COMO Hotels and Resorts is one such haven that will pamper you beyond your wildest dreams.
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