Things to see and do in Grenada

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Adventure in Antigua

Pick an Antiguan escapade and get to know this Caribbean island’s hidden depths.

Havana good time

With just three experiences, you can feel the rhythms of glamorous old Havana.

Best thrills in Barbados

Rum, boats, and jeeps – the three essentials to make your Barbados holiday amazing.

Awesome music festivals from around the world

With Glasto round the corner, it’s time to dust off your tent, grab your shades and set off for summer’s hottest festivals.

Destination Gurus – The Caribbean

Stacey Lusty, from the Virgin Holidays store in Woking, tells us why life’s a beach in the Caribbean.

15 things to do in Barbados

A white-sanded paradise and the Caribbean home of stage and screen’s finest, Barbados makes a lasting impression upon visitors. Whether it’s the kind climate, hospitable culture or traditional food and drink, we wouldn’t blame you if you wanted to just kick back with rum punch in hand and simply drink in the paradise views.

Which Caribbean island is for me?

The Caribbean is a holidaymaker's paradise. The islands that make up the region are classic examples of everything we love about getting away – white beaches, fun and friendly locals, delicious food, natural beauty and bright blue seas – so it comes as no surprise that lots of people dream of visiting. If you're one of these people, you might be wondering which of the islands is for you – read on to find out your Caribbean soul mate!

Caribbean for Families

In the Caribbean we've had some of the most famous families spending time over here. Posh and Becks, Gwyneth and Chris, and Jay Z and Beyonce, all with the kids in tow. But something's missing - you guys.

Why I fell in love with Jamaica

The Caribbean is a great fly and flop destination and Jamaica is no exception. Virgin Holidays' Caron Streeter explores Jamaica's brilliant food and music scene, its unique wildlife and its sun-soaked beaches.

The Pauline Quirke Academy, Barbados

The Pauline Quirke Academy, Barbados

Hidden gems of the Caribbean

The Caribbean is famous for white sand beaches, crystal blue waters and luxury accommodation. If you’re looking for something above and beyond pure relaxation on your holiday, we’ve compiled a list of the very best hidden gems of the Caribbean. You’re guaranteed the perfect mix of history, adventure, and of course, a luxury hotel-stay that the destination is renowned for.

13 Things to do in Tobago

There's no denying it, Tobago is one Caribbean island where life's quite simply, all about the beach. But if you want to know the best way to explore, here are 13 brilliant ways to enjoy the island...

12 things to do in St Lucia

With sun-drenched shores, picture-perfect beaches and not to mention, those majestic Pitons, St Lucia is bursting with romantic energy. It’s an overflowing treasure chest of adventures too. One day, you can be a rainforest explorer, and the next, a volcano conqueror – who knew it was so jam packed with activities.

12 things to do in Cuba

As the biggest island in the Caribbean, Cuba is oozing with variety and personality. And while it’s famous for its world-class beaches and laid-back vibe, there’s something very different about this sunshine destination.

11 things to do in Antigua

There’s no denying, a holiday to Antigua is like stepping into a Bounty advert. With a whopping 365 beaches, swaying palms and emerald sea, we wouldn’t blame you if you wanted to just fly and flop to this paradise destination. But if you've got a thirst for exploring, we've got just the tipple. Here are 11 brilliant things to do while in Antigua...

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More about Grenada

Many people don’t know about Grenada’s waterfalls. But a day 
safari and good pair of walking shoes will take you close to these hidden gems. Take an energetic hike to the spectacular Seven Sisters and Honeymoon Falls.

With nutmeg, cloves and ginger being huge exports here, a visit to a spice plantation is a must. Tour the River Antoine Rum distillery, the oldest in Grenada. And lap up the market tours and cooking demonstrations offered by many resorts.

Rum distillery in Grenada

Grenada is a big producer of cacao, so be lured in by the 
heady chocolate aromas of the stunning Belmont Estate - a cocoa producing plantation that’s home to an organic farm. The Grenada Chocolate Company is a must too!

Chocolate factory in Grenada

From extinct volcanoes to palm - fringed beaches and beautiful 
rolling hills, Grenada’s topography is some of Mother Nature’s proudest work. Lake Antoine, formed in an extinct volcano, is home to an abundance of wildlife and is a birdwatcher’s paradise.

Flora in Grenada