Top Caribbean/Bahamas Articles
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The ABCs – Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao
The Dutch Antilles is made up of two groups of islands – the Leeward Islands and the Windward Islands. Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are the three islands that make up the Leeward Islands...
In the aftermath of the Cuban missile crisis, the CIA planned to assassinate Fidel Castro by leaving an exploding conch shell at one of his favourite dive spots...
INDepth – Bahamas cruising
The Bahamas offers visiting divers a heady cocktail of luxury and excitement, but do its shallow reefs have enough variety to justify a liveaboard cruise? Paul Critcher reports from the Exuma Cays
The Cayman Islands
One of the few remaining British colonies, the Cayman Islands has a reputation as a world-class travel destination. DIVE readers tell us whether the diving is also up to scratch
Anse Chastanet, St Lucia
Spice up your scuba with coral sex in St Lucia, reports Andrew Purvis…
Shark feeding in the Bahamas
Shark-feeding operations in the Bahamas have had their critics in the past. DIVE readers reveal their experiences.
Caribbean face-off - St Lucia vs Grenada
Even for experienced scuba travellers, choosing between Caribbean islands can be difficult.
Shark Special - Walker's Cay
Looking to combine beautiful beaches with vicious cocktails and underwater predators? This little bit of the Bahamas might fit the bill
In an archipelago of honeymoon islands, St Lucia is the most beautiful of them all.
Dive guide to The Island of St Croix
The island of St Croix (aka St X) in the US Virgin Islands can satisfy both recreational and technical divers. Joe Cocozza encounters submerged canyons, spectacular walls and sharks in this Caribbean tech diving hotspot.
Caribbean hot spots
If you’re prepared to go a little way off the beaten track the Caribbean can provide some great diving. DIVE readers give their verdicts...
Dive guide to Grenada
DIVE's Jo Mattock explores Grenada.
Dive guide to Belize and Honduras
Pamela Stephenson Connolly heads to Central America to discover the diving highlights of Belize and Honduras.
Dive guide to Cuba
Stories of crowded reefs, teeming fish action and an unusually plentiful shark population on Cuba's dive sites are causing a stir in the scuba world. Jane Morgan reports on some of the hottest destinations in the country that gave us the mojito. Vamanos!
Eastern Caribbean Hotspots
The Eastern Caribbean stretches from the Virgin Islands in the north, all the way down to Grenada, and offers some good diving along with excellent topside facilities...
INDepth - The Bahamas
A movie backdrop and an abundance of sharks make the Bahamas a worthy destination on diving’s grand tour. Charlotte Boan reports
Sand, sea, spice and some good Caribbean diving make Grenada a great place to while away a week or two.…
A complex archipelago of low-lying islands, the Bahamas stretches 1,200km from its northwest point, close to the Florida coast.
INDepth - Cayman Islands
Warm water, friendly stingrays and colourful coral walls are all specialities of the Cayman Islands, a destination where offshore banking meets Caribbean beach culture. We asked Steve Byars to give us an insider's guide to the best diving.
Shark Diving in Small Hope Bay, Andros
Andros in the Bahamas is famous for its blue holes, but if you head for Small Hope Bay you’ll have a choice of wall diving, cave diving and now, shark diving
Curaçao, South Caribbean
Exquisite corals and a determination to preserve them have placed Curaçao firmly on the diving map. DIVE goes in search of excellent Caribbean diving…
Chamber of secrets
The cenotes of the Yucatán in Mexico are among the most fascinating systems of caves in the world, in which intriguing topographic formations combine with astonishingly clear water to make the perfect photographic subject matter.
Real Guide to The Caribbbean
With so many different islands, it can be difficult to decide which Caribbean destination to choose.
Known for its large pelagics and green water, Tobago offers UK-like diving in the sun. DIVE readers give their opinions.
Dive guide - Tobago
DIVE visits Tobago, the small Caribbean island at the southern end of the Lesser Antilles chain, which has more than enough charm – both underwater and topside – to rival its bigger brother Trinidad. Words by Paul Critcher, photographs by Somomon Baksh
The Florida keys
Florida is one of the most popular tourist destinations for Brits, but where do you go for the best diving? We asked one of the USA’s most fêted divers to offer a personal guide to the Florida Keys.
An offshore financial centre in the tropics, the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands is situated to the south of Cuba and west of Jamaica in the northern Caribbean Sea.
Located in the southwest of the Caribbean, only 35 miles north of Venezuela, Curaçao is the largest of the Dutch Antilles.
Colombia is a country of wild contrasts. For all the beauty of the people and the countryside, there is the spectre of political insurgents and the drug cartels.
Even marine park fish are wary of divers but, as Charles Hood discovers on a trip to Honduras, slowing down will help you make a few friends....
South Shark Wall
No dive trip to the Bahamas is complete without an adrenalin-packed encounter with at least a dozen sharks.
The reefs around Cuba have been preserved by an unlikely protector, in the form of the Cold War, but with barriers breaking down and the country set to capitalise on its underwater charms Jennifer Hayes dives Cuba at its best.
Exotic walls of coral and abundant marine life make the Caymans a choice diving destination, but what about the hurricanes? DIVE readers give their verdicts. Report by Kate Quarry
Grenada - the Bianca C wreck
Miranda Krestovnikoff opts for simple, single-cylinder diving in the Carribean, while technical editor Charles Hood uses a rebreather to maximise his dive time on Grenada’s famous wreck, the Bianca C.
In The Bahamas you’ll find absolute dives, total wrecks and real sharks
Spawn – mass coral spawning in Grand Cayman
Mass coral spawning is one of the ocean’s most elusive sights, but if you’re in the right place at the right time it’s an astonishing spectacle. Words and photographs by Alexander Mustard ...
INDepth - Eastern Caribbean
It’s Yo-Ho-Ho and a bottle of nitrox in the Eastern Caribbean, where the success of Johnny Depp’s latest Pirates movie has renewed interest in this most idyllic of locations.
According to legend, when Christopher Columbus returned to Spain from his New World adventures, he was asked to describe the island of Dominica.
South of St Lucia – only 160km off the Venezuelan coast – lies Grenada, the largest of the Grenadine islands.
This green and mountainous island has a coastline marked by tranquil bays surrounded by verdant forest.
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