For foodies and off-grid explorersWhere St Lucia has a strong French Creole flavour – in its food, style and language – Antigua and Barbados also display their British influence. Parish churches could have sprung up from rural Dorset, afternoon tea is an enduring ritual and the gardens are English country by way of the tropics. Energetic couples can take to the waves for deep-sea fishing or jump on mountain bikes to discover an off-grid part of Antigua with Island Routes Luxury Caribbean Adventure Tours. For water babiesGrenada is the final island in Sandals’ address book, which like St Lucia has carved its own individual identity through a curious mix of British and French cultural influences. The rooms have a romantic West Indian feel with mahogany furniture, old-school fans and wooden shutters.