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(CNN) — If you’re planning on traveling to the Caribbean islands, here are some resources to help you plan your trip during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The first thing to keep in mind is that the Caribbean Sea region is made up of 13 independent island nations. There are even more overseas territories.

Each of them has its own rules, subject to frequent changes. Some may allow only fully vaccinated visitors to enter. Others might request a Covid test before the trip.

Here is an overview of 10 popular Caribbean destinations with links that provide the latest information on Covid-19 measures and entry requirements:

Aruba

What is offered: The days are generally dry and sunny. Arikok National Park features caves, desert landscapes and giant lizards. The wide beaches bordering the clear jade water are the big draw.

US CDC Travel Advisory: Level 4 (very high). Avoid traveling to Aruba.

Learn more:Official Aruba Tourism Site | Visit Aruba News | Embarkation and disembarkation card | Aruba Visitors Insurance | Covid-19 testing requirements | United States Consulate | Aruba CDC Notice

The Bahamas

What is offered: The chain has 700 islands – from the fast-paced, funky beats of the capital, Nassau, on New Providence, to the peaceful beaches of many less-visited islands. You can swim with pigs or dive with sharks.

US CDC Travel Advisory: Level 3 (high). Be up to date with your vaccinations before traveling to the Bahamas.

Learn more:Bahamas Travel Site | Bahamas Travel Health Visa | United States Embassy | Bahamas CDC Notice

Barbados

What is offered: Golf, history and architecture take visitors beyond the beach to the easternmost island in the Caribbean. Rum distilleries offer tours and the local cuisine – a mix of African, Indian, Irish, British and Creole flavors – will soak up the spirit.

US CDC Travel Advisory: Level 4 (very high). Avoid traveling to Barbados.

Learn more:Visit Barbados Website | BIMSafe Travel App | United States Embassy | Barbados CDC Notice

curacao

What is offered: The island’s coral reefs and sunken ships are accessible via diving and snorkeling trips. Willemstad, the capital and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must for history buffs. Nature lovers will find orchids and birds at Christoffelpark.

US CDC Travel Advisory: Level 4: Very high. Avoid traveling to Curacao.

Learn more:Traveling to Curacao | Curacao Newsletters | Digital Immigration Card | Passenger Location Map | United States Consulate | Council CDC Curacao

Dominican Republic

What is offered:Prime beaches and a range of resorts await visitors. The diverse geography, including lush forests and mountains and semi-arid areas, contrasts Santo Domingo’s historic Cuidad Colonial, a lively and romantic place to explore.

US CDC Travel Advisory: Level 3 (high). Be up to date with your vaccinations before traveling to the Dominican Republic.

Learn more:GoDominicanRepublic.com | Electronic entry and exit form | United States Embassy | Dominican Republic CDC Notice

Guadeloupe

What is offered: The gorgeous white sand beaches of this chain of French islands are just the start. Guadeloupe National Park offers over 74,100 hectares of rainforest to explore. Music ensembles train for carnival playing a variety of traditional music styles all year round in the villages. French Creole specialties such as red snapper delight guests.

US CDC Travel Advisory: Level 4 (very high). Avoid trips to Guadeloupe.

Learn more:Air arrivals in Guadeloupe | Maritime arrivals in Guadeloupe | IlesGuadeloupe.com | United States Embassy | Consulting CDC Guadeloupe

Jamaica

What is offered: Jamaica’s reggae and dancehall music and laid-back vibe are permanent draws. Tropical beaches, waterfalls and delicious jerk cuisine also attract visitors.

US CDC Travel Advisory: Level 3 (high). Be up to date with your vaccinations before you go to Jamaica.

Learn more:Visit Jamaica | Travel Authorization Form | United States Embassy | Jamaica CDC Notice

Porto Rico

What is offered: Charming and historic Old San Juan is ready to be explored. The island’s casinos and El Yunque rainforest are also major attractions that extend beyond the water activities on the island’s many beaches.

US CDC Travel Advisory: The CDC does not include the United States in its advisory list, but it was color-coded to Level 4 on March 17 on the agency’s travel risk levels map.

Learn more:Visit Puerto Rico | Travel Declaration Form | Direction CDC Puerto Rico!

Turks and Caicos Islands

What is offered: This British Overseas Territory – northeast of Cuba and southeast of the Bahamas – is known for its coral reefs, ripsaw music and low-key vibe. Whale watching, snorkeling and a range of other outdoor activities blend well with the natural aquatic beauty of the islands.

US CDC Travel Advisory: Level 3 (high). Be up to date on vaccines before visiting the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Learn more:Visit the Turks and Caicos Islands | Travel Authorization Form | United States Embassy | CDC Turks and Caicos Notice

US Virgin Islands

What is offered: Gastronomy, scuba diving and golf attract visitors to Sainte-Croix. The pristine beaches of undeveloped St. John make it a favorite place to relax. Boating and duty-free shopping are big draws in bustling St. Thomas.

US CDC Travel Advisory: The CDC does not include the United States in its advisory list, but it was color-coded to Level 4 on March 17 on the agency’s travel risk levels map.

Learn more: U.S. Virgin Islands Update | USVI Travel Portal | Information for holidaymakers (PDF) | USVI Department of Health | US Virgin Islands CDC Information

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