The Caribbean Sea and its islands is also known as the Antilles by French speakers, Caribe by Spanish speakers and the West Indies by varied people due to Columbus' original idea that he had found a part of India. His SatNav was way off then. In English speaking areas of the Caribbean indigenous people are often referred to as West Indians.
Caribbean Cruises - Various island-hopping voyages between the Leeward, Windward and Virgin Islands. Delight in the beach-life; swimming, sunning, kayaking, relaxing. Take advantage of the national parks that tempt visitors with jungle hikes and exceptional birding.
The Caribbean is composed of over 7,000 islands and islets (really tiny islands). It's bordered by Florida the the north, Central America to the west and Venezuela to the south, and islands range from tropical to sub-tropical and specialise in superb beach holiday environments, brilliant scuba diving and world-class hurricanes (August to October).
For more information and pictures click on the Map or links above.