The Maldives, or Republic of Maldives, is made up of 1,190 coral islands, forming an archipelago of 26 major atolls. Only 202 of these islands are inhabited, and 87 are islands with tourist resorts. A major dive destination, the Maldives definitely offers a remote island feel. Besides diving, visitors flock here to surf, fish and watch the whales and dolphins.
The island of St. Martin/St. Maarten is split between French Guadeloupe and the Dutch Netherlands Antilles, located in the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean Sea. The island is one of the smallest land masses in the world divided between two countries. The northern, French side of the island is known as Saint-Martin, and measures 21 square miles.
The warm Caribbean winds of Jamaica are infused with more than just sunshine and reggae. Jamaica consists of a colorful mosaic made up of sugary beaches, friendly faces, natural wonders and diverse cuisine. Whether seeking serene relaxation or unbridled adventure, this is an island destination worth taking the time to explore.