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Blue flag beauties

They offer more much than sun and sand. Beaches with environmental stewardship and public education are worthy of flying true blue flags.

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Blue Flag Beach Balneario de Carolina Puerto Rico

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Snorkel St. John

Treat yourself to tropical Technicolor-- a magnificent mosaic of marine life. Snorkeling is sensational in St. John, one of the top snorkeling spots in the Caribbean.

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Only in Anegada

The name sounds alluring with a bit of intrigue. But this island in the British Virgins is restful rather than exotic. Only 27 feet above sea level at its highest perch, it has long stretches of white beaches.

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Maho Beach, on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Voted St. John's Best Beach by readers of for the second year in a row. Video courtesy on St. John.

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Pleasures of the parks

The Parks of the U.S. and British Virgins Islands are a source of inspiration and exhilaration for all of us who need to get in touch with nature and ourselves. Click for more.

Curacao's undiscovered beaches

Don’t be surprised that Curacao lovely urban environment also offers a variety of beach escapes, where you can laze and do nothing or snorkel and dive. Almost all Curacao beaches are scattered along the calm southwestern coast, where the waters are clear as glass. Click for more.

Beautiful St.Bart's

St. Barts is where the beautiful people live large. Singer Jimmy Buffett owns a house on the island. David Letterman and Steve Martin own property here too. Click for more.

Sun, sand and skin

Orient Beach is one of St. Martin’s many natural spots to frolic. But this gem on the northwest shore celebrates sun, sand and skin - with a clothing optional experience. Click for more.