"The Caribbean island of St. Lucia is full of natural beauty! The Pitons make this landscape magnificent."
"On the northern edge of Cozumel, there is a Mayan resort called Passion Island that's accessible only by boat. We enjoyed an incredible day of swimming, walking, and eating the best guacamole I've ever had. I kept watching these cormorants and the native fishermen in the background. I think I know who the better 'fishermen' are."
"Colorful Hobie Cats stand tall on the sand and await their time to sail at Rendezvous Bay on the Caribbean island of Anguilla."
"The full name of this historic fort in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, is Castillo San Felipe del Morro. The huge waves pound on the rocky headlands, which makes a defeaning sound heard throughout the fort."
"Ahhh...our lush friend, Labadee. This Haitian heaven away from home painted colorful memories, framed in my mind's eye for eternity."
"This is a photo of Castillo de San Cristobal, a historic Spanish fort in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was completed in 1783 and covers about 27 acres."
"Most of the beaches on Vieques, a small Puerto Rican island, are called by the color code the U.S. Navy once used for its landing exercises. Punta Arenas Beach, or Green Beach, is one of the most beautiful and tranquil places on the island."
"On the north side of Isla Colón, Panama, there is a nearly empty white-sand beach with beautiful wildlife. We saw stingrays, jellyfish, and many colorful starfish."
"A secluded beach in Costa Maya, Mexico—typical of many beaches in the Caribbean, with its swaying palm trees and white sand."
"Beautiful views in Antigua & Barbuda."
"We were in Aruba and this was the best sunset of the entire nine-night trip. The blues, oranges, and pinks blended together to create a nice background to the palm trees."
"This beautiful view of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands was taken during a scenic drive around the island. The flowering tree was a beautiful addition to the view."
"Relaxing in the Guadeloupe Islands in the French Caribbean? Yes, please?"
(Courtesy Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board)
"Having never left the borders of the U.S. and needing a big change, I decided to go backpacking through the Yucatán Peninsula. It was one of the best decisions I've ever made. The adventure began on Isla Mujeres, only two buses and one ferry ride away from the tourist trap of Cancún (which you can see on the horizon)."
"A colorful view of the Caribbean, as we look down on Marigot Bay on St. Martin from Fort Louis, on the French side of the island."
"A lone tree rises in silhouette against cotton-candy sunset clouds in Belize City. Panned by many guidebooks, the capital nevertheless offers a funky Caribbean vibe and decent seafood, along with a bustling port that is a travel hub for the entire region."
"St. Thomas was full of quaint side paths just off the main streets. Quaint, quiet, and peaceful, these less crowded areas offered some beautiful picture opportunities."