Dominica, for lush natural beauty: Known as the "Nature Island," Dominica is blanketed with foliage, rivers and waterfalls.
Barbados, for great cuisine and rum: Sugar cane blows in the breeze in Barbados, a reminder of the island's rich rum culture. Bajan cuisine is very tasty, too.
North and Middle Caicos, for the unspoiled Caribbean: North and Middle Caicos offer a serene retreat from the Turks and Caicos' more developed islands.
Curaçao, for "city" life: Willemstad, Curaçao's capital, offers a distinctive Euro-Caribbean experience in one of the liveliest urban centers in the Caribbean.
Saba, for a white-knuckle aviation thrill: This petite Caribbean island flies under most tourists' radar. But getting there is a thrill, as Saba is home to what's often classified as the world's shortest commercial runway.
Courtesy Saba Tourist Board
Antigua, for diverse beaches: Antigua boasts 365 beaches -- one for every day of the year. Surely, that's enough to keep even the most ardent beachgoer endlessly occupied.
St. Barts, for over-the-top luxury: Saint Barthélemy's luxurious Eden Rock resort was renovated and rebuilt after it was damaged by Hurricane Irma in 2017.
Jeanne Le Menn/Eden Rock
Puerto Rico, for music and dance: Bomba, plena, décima, salsa, reggaetón. They're all musical styles in Puerto Rico inextricably interwoven with distinctive dance steps.
Martinique, for the South of France in the Caribbean: In Martinique -- a hot spot for French tourists -- visitors will find a taste of Europe in the Caribbean.