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From Rihanna’s homeland of Barbados to the Bahamas and Jamaica: How to pick the right Caribbean paradise for YOU 

Stretches of fine, golden sand, bath-warm water so clear you can't stop staring at it and the odd celeb or 20 - the Caribbean has always been a slice of heaven.

From the chic party island of Barbados to the laid-back romanticism of St. Lucia, there is something for everyone when it comes to choosing a getaway in one of the world's most stunning wonderlands.

And there's no need to bother about picking up the cheque after a long day of lounging on the beach thanks to the all-inclusive deals you get while staying at the super-luxe Sandals Resorts.

From Five Star fine-dining to scuba diving and unlimited premium drinks on demand, everything is covered because when you're in paradise, you can leave your wallet at home.

Stretches of fine, golden sand, bath-warm water so clear you can't stop staring at it and the odd celeb or 20 - the Caribbean has always been a slice of heaven

Barbados

A playground for the rich and famous for decades, Barbados is the place to be seen in the Caribbean. From drinking the island's sweet nectar - rum - as the parties get into action at sunset to spotting Simon Cowell and his A-list pals on the beach, you'll never get restless while relaxing on the island that has it all.

And superstars aren't just attracted to the island, they are born there. Rihanna is a Bajan born and bred and is the epitome of the locals' mix of friendliness and exoticism. And when the pop megastar returns home for the annual carnival, she proves there's ain't no party like a Bajan party.

Time to join in yourself? Check out the stunning Sandals location in St Lawrence Gap for a worry-free all-inclusive break where everyone from nature lovers to club-goers can enjoy this unforgettable gem.

Superstars have long been attracted to Barbados, but some are born there - Rihanna is the epitome of the locals' mix of friendliness and exoticism

From drinking the island's sweet nectar - rum - as the parties get into action at sunset to spotting Simon Cowell and his A-list pals on the beach, you'll never get restless while relaxing on the island that has it all

St. Lucia

The laid-back relative of Barbados, St. Lucia boasts the rugged romanticism of a castaway island.

Lush mountain meets sea as the impressive landscape is dotted with brightly-painted houses looking over the beautiful bay.

You can discover the history of the plantations, feel the power of the 'drive-thru' volcano or search out St. Lucia's hidden beaches.

While it's a simpler way of life, St. Lucia doesn't skimp on luxury -  Sandals Grande St. Lucian is cradled on the calm show of Rodney Bay and boasts a postcard picturesque vibe, while those wanting all out glitz and glam should book into the Sandals St. Lucia Golf Resort, an awe-inspiring estate where five-star French cuisine and sophisticated suites are the norm.

The laid-back relative of Barbados, St. Lucia boasts the rugged romanticism of a castaway island and is perfect for those looking for a more rugged island fauna

Grenada

Looking for a holiday that will at some heat to the winter months? Well, they don't call Grenada the Spice Island for nothing.

The lush Caribbean island is famous for producing nutmeg and mace and the deliciously inviting smell hangs in the air.

Whether you're lounging on the pristine sandy beaches or hiking through Grand Etang rainforest, you'll feel instantly refreshed with a Grenadian getaway.

Where better to stay than at the unspoiled hideaway of futuristic Sandals LaSource, comprised of three stunning villages that boast suites with infinity plunge pools and state-of-the-art spa. Situated on Pink Gin Beach, the all-inclusive hotel is the perfect spot to toast a holiday to remember.

Looking for a holiday that will at some heat to the winter months? Well, they don't call Grenada the Spice Island for nothing and Sandals have the best hotels on the island

It doesn't get any better than Grenada for snorkelling and scuba diving - which comes as part of Sandals uber-luxe all-inclusive package

Stunning sights, the best beaches AND all-inclusive: Allow Sandals to introduce you to real luxury

 Sandals Resorts are the masters at making sure guests enjoy the lap of luxury.

Whether a regular to the Caribbean or a first-timer, booking in to a Sandals hotel will feel like a slice of paradise.

With 15 resorts spread across the best beaches in Barbados, Jamaica, Bahamas, Antigua, St. Lucia and Grenada.

You can leave your wallet at home for a care-free break as you indulge in all-inclusive heaven, including five star gourmet restaurants, unlimited premium drinks and suba diving in some of the world's clearest waters.

To check out the great deals head to Sandals.co.uk

Bahamas

From romantic strolls on the beach to shopping the day away at the stunning local boutiques, life in the Bahamas in never boring.

The island is a mecca for snorkellers and scuba divers, with iconic sites such as Andros Barrier Reef, the black-coral gardens on Bimini and even Thunderball Grotto, made famous in the James Bond movies.

One of the wealthiest countries in the region, it boasts the biggest casino in the Caribbean, perfect if a wild night is on the cards.

Take it easy in the splendor of the Sandals Royal Bahamian, a regal retreat on Nassau's best beach which was once a favourite of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Or why not try the all-out splendor of the Great Exuma, where guests can enjoy 5-acres of luxury including beachfront villas and a Greg Norman-designed 18-hole golf course.

The Bahamas is a mecca for snorkellers and scuba divers, with iconic sites such as Andros Barrier Reef, the black-coral gardens on Bimini and even Thunderball Grotto, made famous in the James Bond movies

As you leave your wallet at home and are pampered at Sandals 15 stunning Caribbean resorts, you'll feel like a supermodel

Jamaica

From the smell of jerk chicken in the air to the history of Bob Marley, if you're looking for a laid-back party vibe in a stunning setting, look no further than Jamaica.

Whether you party to dancehall, hike the Blue Mountain Peaks, or be wowed by a night trip to the Glistening Waters, you can make your own rhythm in the reggae-loving land.

Jamaica is also home to the first ever Sandals resort, which boasts a pristine private beach where the party never stops. Looking for something a bit more boutique? Ten minutues near to Montego Bay is the Sandals Inn, an intimate hideaway where you'll feel blissfully secluded with that special someone in your life. 

Whether you party to dancehall, hike the Blue Mountain Peaks, or be wowed by a night trip to the Glistening Waters, you can make your own rhythm in the reggae-loving land of Jamaica, where the first ever Sandals resort opened  

Antigua

With it's historic connection with Britain, you'll feel easily at home at the most up-and-coming part of the Caribbean. 

With a long tradition of sailing, you could hit the high seas and take in an ocean sunset or why not enjoy a trip the aptly-named Jolly Bay.

Need another reason to stay on the island? Well, it boasts the world's leading honeymoon resort, Sandals' Grande Antigua in St. Johns. Set on Dickenson Bay, this resort offers two unique village experiences and the most romantic setting to kick off married life - not to mention 11 gourmet restaurants.

So, what are you waiting for?

Need a reason to stay on Antigua other than the stunning sights? Well, it boasts the world's leading honeymoon resort, Sandals' Grande Antigua in St. Johns

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From Rihanna’s homeland of Barbados to the Bahamas and Jamaica: How to pick the right Caribbean paradise for YOU